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4 the Weekend: 2nd weekend in August

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This is the first weekend the Desert Artisans' Gallery will show the "Over the Moon" & "In My Dreams" Miniatures exhibit. 

It's located at 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road and is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The new exhibit runs through November 4. 

The annual DOC Holli-DAYS is set to roll into town this weekend on Aug. 11 & 12. Two movie celebrities are set to make an appearance.

Dennis Quaid is scheduled to play with his band, "The Sharks" at 7 p.m. Saturday. General admission tickets are $40.

Quaid will also be the grand marshal for the parade at 11 a.m. 

Val Kilmer, known for playing Doc Holiday in 1993 film, "Tombstone" will also be in attendance.

Both celebrities will be doing meet and greets.

Kitt Peak National Optical Astronomy Observatory is hosting Meteor Mania Saturday night into Sunday morning. 

The park asks you arrive before 9 p.m. at the visitors center. From there, a shuttle will take you to the top of the mountain to view the Perseid Meteor Shower. 

The event goes from 10 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday. 

You can purchase tickets online or over the phone. 

On Saturday, 'Return of the Mermaids' will take over 4th Avenue and the downtown area. 

The mermaid festival will have food trucks, belly dancing and a mermaid pageant among other things. 

Costumes are welcome! The event starts at 3 p.m.

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