41st Annual Flagg Gem & Mineral Show
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Mesa Community College
Activities for children with free mineral samples for children and teachers. There will be booths featuring 80 dealers who sell minerals, fossils and gems. This free event runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. all three days. Information: 480-814-9086 or http://www.flagshow.info.
Annual Tyson Wells
Today through Jan. 13
Tyson Wells Showgrounds
This free event features goldsmithing, silversmithing, precious metals, lapidary tools, equipment and supplies. Hours are: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Information: 928-927-6364 or http://www.tysonwells.com or http://www.ci.quartzsite.az.us.
Lake Havasu City
40th Annual Polar Bear Day
Nautical Inn Beach
Brave the cold temperatures of Lake Havasu with the Lake Havasu Boat & Ski Club from noon to 4 p.m. Information: 928-486-0106 or http://www.golakehavasu.com.
Caywood Farm Tours
Curious about cotton? Tours include an informative presentation about cotton and its long journey from seed to fiber, cotton picker and module demonstration. The farm also has a hayride, during which guests explore a field of cotton and pick cotton. Information: 520-705-3889 or http://www.casagrandechamber.org/.
Xterra White Tanks
White Tanks Regional Park
19K of grueling single track with more than 1,500 feet of climbing or 4-mile short course for those new to trail running. Event begins at 6:30 a.m. Information: 602-363-7725 or http://www.arizonaroadracers.com or http://www.aztrailrace.com/
For more events, visit the Arizona Office of Tourism website at http://www.arizonaguide.com/.