The 8th Annual Spirit of Christmas is Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Payson High School Auditorium.
The 9th Annual “Light the Rim” House Lighting Contest will award a total of $500 in prize money to winners this year.
Advent Services start Wednesday, Dec. 4. Mount Cross Lutheran Church, 601 E. Highway 260, Payson, starts its Advent season with the Hanging of the Greens service at 6:15 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 4.
Turkey Tuesday - The Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Payson, Bashas’, Safeway and Channel 12 News are joining forces to collect turkeys.
The Annual Tamales for Toys event is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 23 at Gerardo’s Firewood Café, 512 N. Beeline Highway.
Decorate a Gingerbread House tonight - Come to the free and fun gingerbread house class from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, Nov. 15, at Dimi Espresso and be ready for the Swiss Village contest during the Christmas Lighting.
Shoe drive - Kaitie’s Closet’s annual New Shoe Drive is in November and December to help area children in need get through the winter with new, warm shoes.
Jazz concert Sunday - The Payson Friends of Jazz will feature pianist and saxophonist Frank Smith, along with Steve Douglas, upright string bass; Gerry Reynolds, drums; and surprise guest, David Robinson, guitar; in a performance Sunday, Nov. 10 in Payson.
Sonic Escape to perform Friday - Julliard graduates Shawn Wyckoff, flute; Maria Kaneko Millar, violin; and Nan-Cheng Chen, cello form Sonic Escape.
The Holiday Craft Bazaar will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at Messinger Community Room, 901 S. Westerly Road. Beautiful, handmade crafts and homemade goodies will be available for holiday gift giving.
Medicare enrollment assistance - Medicare Open Enrollment continues through Dec. 7.
Talented tenor to perform - Tonto Community Concert Association presents Franc D’Ambrosio in a performance at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27 at the Payson High School Auditorium.
Donate hygiene items to residents of Time Out Shelter - To acknowledge October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Gila County Attorney’s Office is collecting items for the women and children housed in the Time Out Shelter.
ARToberFEST - The Payson Art League presents its ARToberFEST Fine Art & Fine Craft Show and Sale Friday, Oct. 18 through Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Event Center.
ARToberFEST this weekend - The Payson Art League presents its ARToberFEST Fine Art & Fine Craft Show and Sale Friday, Oct. 18 through Sunday, Oct. 20 at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Event Center.