What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend 12/11


25: A Christmas Market
Fri. 12/11 & Sat. 12/12, 9am-4pm
Peoria Sports Complex
A one-stop shopping showcase featuring seasonal decor, festive eats and treats, and an unmatched assortment of rare, and one-of-a-kind holiday gifts. $2-$10
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Phoenix Festival of Arts
Fri. 12/11Sun. 12/13, times vary
Margaret Hance Park, Phoenix
More than one hundred art vendors and cultural organizations are scheduled to participate in this year’s Festival. It’s a perfect time to connect with the community and shop for holiday gifts.
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Rawhide Snowy Christmas
Fri. 12/11Sun. 12/13, 5pm
Rawhide Western Town & Event Center, Chandler
Stroll through Rawhide, watch the snow fall, and get your shopping done while marveling at the holiday lights,
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Ballet Arizona: The Nutcracker
Fri. 12/11, 7:30pm
Phoenix Symphony Hall
Ballet Arizona is proud to announce its 30th year of the Nutcracker performances, choreographed by renowned artist director Ib Anderson. $15-$164
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The Ten Tenors: Home for the Holidays
Fri. 12/11, 8pm
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Home for the Holidays is a magical experience for the whole family that will dazzle, delight, and captivate audiences. $49-$79
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12k’s of Christmas
Sat. 12/12, 8am
Freestone District Park, Gilbert
There is a 12k run, 6k run/walk, and 12k family run/walk with Christmas Carolers at every “K.” Participants receive a pair of Christmas stockings and a collectible finishers medal. $10-$50
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Festival of Cheer
Sat. 12/12, 10am-3pm
Centennial Plaza Park, Peoria
The Beneville Festival of Cheer is a wonderful family friendly event. Countries and cultures will have different stations set-up throughout the park complex.
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Fantasy of Light Boat Parade
Sat. 12/12, 5pm
Tempe Beach Park
The Boat Parade will feature as many as 50 festively lit boats of all shapes and sizes. After dark, more than a thousand lights will illuminate the sidewalks and paths of Tempe Beach Park.
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Symphony of the Southwest Holiday Concert
Sat. 12/12, 7:30pm
Ikeda Theater, Mesa Arts Center
Join Maestro Cal Stewart Kellogg and the Symphony of the Southwest in a festive evening of traditional Christmas carols and music from Tchalkowsky’s beloved Nutcrackers. $20
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Fiesta Bowl Half Marathon 5k
Sun. 12/13, 6pm
Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza
As one of Arizona’s finest and oldest distance events, the Runner’s Den/Fiesta Bowl Half Marathon is pleased to return for its 28th edition.
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vs Portland Trail Blazers
@ 7:30pm
vs Minnesota Timberwolves
 @ 1:30pm
Arizona Sun Devils


Men’s Basketball
@ Kentucky
 @ 1:15pm
Women’s Basketball
@ Syracruse
 @ 11:00am
Ice Hockey
@ Rensselaer Poly
12/11 @ 5:00pm
12/12 @ 5;00pm
Arizona Cardinals

vs Minnesota Vikings
@ 6:25pm
Arizona Wildcats
Men’s Basketball
vs Missouri

12/13 @ 6:00pm
Women’s Basketball
vs Louisiana Tech
@ 7:00pm
Arizona Coyotes

vs Minnesota Wild
@ 7:00pm
vs Carolina Hurricanes
 @ 7:00pm

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