As the Quartzsite Improvement Association, we try to provide as much as possible for the community. We love the fact that so many people come to visit us from all over the country and Canada during our "Season" of November thru March.
Our Activities at the QIA cover all aspects - Music, Bands & Concerts, Fundraisers, Community involvement, Classes, Bingo, Dances, Shows, Craft Fair, Meetings, Membership and just good old fashion fun for its members and so much more.
This page is the "catch all" page to explore all the activities and entertainment that can be found within the QIA. Happy exploring !!!
The QIA hosts lots of great and talented performers coming to the QIA. There is a great mix of Gospel singers, dance music performers, Recording artists and just great entertainers. Some of these great performers had to be booked a year ago, just to guarantee that the QIA could get them for this season.
Be sure to check our Calendar page.
NOV 23 The Young Kidz 24 PAUL WINER MEMORIAL (See More) 27 Thanksgiving Dinner & Pie Special 30 Travelers DEC 10 Bobby Douglas 14 Soup & Chowder Festival / Operation Hero Comfort 11am 14 Travelers 17 Skyhawk 21 Christmas Dinner 28
BETHANY OWENS - Woman of 1001 voices and Faces
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31 New Year’s Eve Dance (with Skyhawk) JAN 4 Travelers 7 MICHEAL CULIPHER, Elvis Tribute (See More) 15 - 19 POW WOW 20 BERNIE & RED (See More) 22 Arizona Connection 25 NASHVILLE LEGACY (Book Early) (See More) 28 MACDOUGAL STREET WEST - A Peter, Paul & Mary Experience (Book Early) (See More) FEB 1 BOBBY PATTERSON'S BLUES BAND
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4 Rex Allen Jr. 7,8 & 9 GOLD SHOW 11 Band Scramble 12 THE DUTTON FAMILY (Book Early) (See More) 15 Rock't Band 18 Skyhawk 22 Kerry Christensen - Master Yodeler 25 Arizona Connection 29 Travelers MAR 14 Travelers
Although Floyd Cramer and Chet Atkins: two legends at their instruments, two giants in the music industry both lost their lives to cancer (Floyd in 1997 and Chet in 2001,) their Nashville Legacy lives on today through their grandchildren: Floyd’s grandson, pianist Jason Coleman, and Chet’s niece, guitarist Meagan Taylor.
The Bobby Patterson Band, voted IEBS Best Blues Band, Bluesman singer/ songwriter Bobby Fat Tone Patterson's intense delivery of his originals excites audiences everywhere. His masterful slide guitar and electrifying leads start the crowd cheering.
While the Duttons’ musical talent is immediately obvious, what sets them apart from most shows is their ability to connect with their audiences. People are fascinated by the all-in-the-family performers whose love for each other and for what they share is definitely unique. The Duttons were finalists on NBC’s hit T.V. show, America’s Got Talent in 2007.
Over the course of years, various groups or organizations have held Benefits here to help raise funds for a worthy cause. The Benefits held at the QIA are always for a great cause - fund raisers, scholarship drives and dinners. Events held to help raise awareness and money for Celia's Garden, the Rock Club Scholarship Fund, the Search & Rescue Group, Operation Hero Comfort, Quartzsite Food Bank - just to name a few.
The various occasions are arranged and funded by the organizations conducting the fund raising. The arrange all the different entertainment acts, food, cooking, serving and cleaning up.
It's just been a great community service to Quartzsite and the area to have such a great facility that can accommodate these great events.
All these various events help an organization, the QIA and the community come together to share an event, some good food or entertainment.
Gold Show - promises to be bigger and better than before with our sponsors like: QIA,Miners Depot, Quartzsite Metal Detecting Club, Minelab Metal Detectors, White Metal Detectors and the Quartzsite Chamber of Commerce and Tourism.
Pow Wow - held on Jan 15, 2020 thru Jan 19, 2020
Craft Faire - held every first Saturday of the month (November-March)
Yard Sale - Held in conjunction with the Craft Faire (Tables for the Yard Sale set up away from the Craft Fair and along the NORTH Fence Area.)
TRAC Chair - Wounded Warrior Project project with the Quartzsite VFW
Grand Gathering - World Record (Largest Human Letter 'Q')
Grand Music Jamboree
Dances - Line Dancing, Square Dancing, 50's Dance, Sock Hop
The QIA has been a great gathering place for all types of classes and activities. Our QIA Classes cover all aspects of living - instruction, information, technology and learning lots of neat things.
Some of the classes are free while others charge a fee. No matter what the class is, you will find it is well worth your time to attend.
Be sure to look at our Calendar page to find out when a particular class is.
CLICK on the class to navigate to the specific page
Exercise Class - held Monday thru Friday 8:30AM. There is a charge for this class.
NEW - Square Dancing Classes - Monday's & Wednesday's
Line Dancing - held Monday thru Thursday, there is a charge for this class (an indirect way to exercise and stay in shape.)
Painting /Party Fun Art - classes. $10 Wednesday from 9:30-11:30AM. FunArt Painting Parties are an opportunity to get creative, have fun with friends and learn a bit about painting.
Spanish Class is held Monday and Tuesday at 1:00PM.
Craft Classes - held on Monday and Thursday at 9AM. This is a gathering of crafters and painters sharing their ideas and handy work! Some really good talent is displayed.
Other Activities at the QIA
Open Mic / Gospel Jam - THURSDAYS
Dances - SATURDAY NIGHTS (unless room is booked for a special Event)
Bingo - FRIDAY
Quartzsite Improvement Association (QIA) - 235 E. Ironwood St ~ PO Box 881 ~ Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Regular Email (Non-Powwow) : Info@QIAArizona.org Tel: 928-927-6325