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Vintage Nest in Old Yuma


There is a new, fun shop in Old Yuma on 224 S. Main Suite 105 called Vintage Nest.  I encourage you to pay a visit.  The boutique is full of home decor and some smaller pieces of furniture. There is sure to be something you love inside.  Alma Reyes is the owner, and she can […]

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The Standard Lounge & Grill


We have been enjoying The Standard in Old Yuma.  Have you tried it, yet?  I took a picture of the kids’ meal options to share.  The staff is friendly and the environment is a lot of fun.   The Standard 130 S. Main Street (928) 248-5404

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Electric Light Parade


In my opinion, this is the best parade in Yuma.  I love the lights, the creativity, and the original theme given each year. The entry fee is only $35.  Applications are due by November 29. Prizes are awarded! If you would like to take part in this event, click here for the application. Parade begins […]

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Medjool Date Festival


I come from a family of date farmers.  I was raised on a date farm my entire life.   I have to be honest, I do not love to eat them plain, but I love to cook with them! They are so sweet and offer some wonderful, healthy alternatives to sugars.  They are also very […]

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Aladdin Kids on Stage


Disney’s Aladdin Kids will be performed by the Infinite Imagination Youth Theatre Friday, November 8 and November 9, at 7:00 p.m.   Watch this stage production at the Yuma Historic Downtown Theatre. Tickets are $5.00 at Yuma Art Center and online here.  Reserved Seating.  

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4th Annual Walk to Remember


Saturday, November 2, 2013 Gateway Park Registration begins at 8 a.m. The walk and memorial service begins at 8:30 a.m. Closing remarks will be delivered at 9:30 a.m.     Families that have experienced perinatal and infant loss are invited to a walk to remember those tiny lives that have been lost, and also to share and […]

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Prison Blues & Barbecue


This is an awesome night!  It’s worth the cost of the ticket.  The Territorial Prison is one of Yuma’s treasures, and this event helps keep it up and running.  Don’t miss out!

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20th Annual Children’s Festival of the Arts


20th Annual Children’s Festival of the Arts     This festival is a fun, hands-on experience full of great activities for the whole family! Bring the kids and create interesting works of art. We have attended for the last few years and there is something for all ages. Take-home crafts include wood carving, jewelry making, fish prints, sippy straws, […]

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Desert Olive Farms Opens Downtown


Desert Olive Farms has opened its door at 224 S. Main Street.  Grace & Clyde Edgar decided Old Yuma would make the perfect location for their boutique style shop featuring their award winning extra virgin olive oil coming from their family farm in Imperial Valley. The shop carries their olive oil infused with a variety […]

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Downtown Yuma Trick or Treating


The downtown merchants are again going to give away candy during our normal hours on October 31st. Bring your little goblins downtown and let them enjoy Trick or Treat during the daytime.

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