What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend ~ February 10th

Events

Phoenix Chinese Week
Culture and Cuisine Festival

Fri. 02/10Sun. 02/12, times vary
Margaret Hance Park East
Enjoy continuous entertainment including the famous dragon and lion dances, martial arts demonstrations, folk and traditional dances, musical performances and more.
more info   map

Kudo: Dadan 2017
Fri. 02/10 & Sat. 02/11, 8pm
Virginia G. Piper Theater, Scottsdale
Kodo’s exhilarating, virtuoso performances feature thundering drums, vocals and dance.
more info   map

Camelot
Fri. 02/10Sun. 02/12, times vary
Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria
The majestic story of the Legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is brought to life with pageantry, splendor, and a magical story of love.
more info   map

Romeo & Juliet
Fri. 02/10Sun. 02/12, times vary
Phoenix Symphony Hall
A romance that’s sure to set your heart astir, the most famous love story of all time is performed just in time for Valentine’s Day.
more info   map

Matilda the Musical
Fri. 02/10Sun. 02/12, times vary
ASU Gammage, Tempe
The story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny.
more info   map

EAA B-17 Aluminum Overcast Tour
Fri. 02/10Sun. 02/12, 10am-5pm
Deer Valley Airport, Phoenix
You can see and tour this historic airplane – and actually fly a mission. Daily Ground Tours will be held after flight operations have stopped.
more info   map

Peter and the Starcatcher
Fri. 02/10Sun. 02/12, times vary
The Brelby Playhouse, Glendale
A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff.
more info   map

Arizona Americana Showcase
Sat. 02/11, 8pm (doors 7:30pm)
Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix
Presents an evening of the finest Americana & Roots music that PHX has to offer!
more info   map

Scottsdale Parada del Sol &
Trail End Festival

Sat. 02/11, 10am
Old Town Scottsdale
A parade celebration of Western heritage with horse-drawn carriages, bands, wagons, stagecoaches and more. The Trails End Festival follows with entertainment on three stages featuring Western entertainers, Native American dancers and Hispanic dancers. Musical entertainment.
more info   map

Arizona Renaissance Festival
Sat. 02/11Sun. 02/12, 10am-6pm 
12601 E. US Highway 60, Gold Canyon
There will be 13 stages of entertainment with comedy, music, circus performers, dancing, jousting knights on horseback and other mischievous antics. Runs through 04/02.
more info   map

6th Street Market
Sun. 02/12, 10am-4pm
24 E. Sixth St. Park, Tempe
This new market has just about everything — local shopping, works of art, live music, fantastic brunch offers nearby and interactive art projects all blended with community yoga, food vendors and more.
more info   map

Sunday A’Fair
Sun. 02/12, 12pm-4pm
Scottsdale Civic Center Park
Sunday A’Fair features free outdoor concerts by blues, country, jazz. R&B, rock and soul musicians, an arts-and-crafts market.
more info   map


    
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Movies

In Theaters     Rated  
The Lego Batman Movie       PG
John Wick: Chapter 2     
       R
Fifty Shades Darker        R
New DVD Releases   Rated  Critics Say
The Eagle Huntress    PG
Justice League Dark     NR
The 9th Life of Louis Drax      R


  Pro Sports

ARIZONA COYOTES
   
vs Pittsburg
02/11
@ 5pm
CSN
Schedule
PHOENIX SUNS
   
   
vs Chicago
02/10
@ 8:30pm
@ Houston
02/11
@ 7pm
FSAZ
Schedule
GOLF TOUR

   
AT&T Pebble Beach
Pro-Am

02/09-02/12, times vary
Pebble Beach, CA
Golf Network
Schedule
SENIOR GOLF
     
        
2017 SPRINT CUP SERIES

   

Resumes 2/18
Schedule



College Sports

ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS

 
Men’s Basketball
vs Stanford
02/11 @ 6pm
Women’s Basketball

@ Washington State
02/10 @ 8pm

@ Washington
02/12 @ 6pm
Ice Hockey
vs Simon Fraser
02/10 @ 7:05pm
02/11 @ 7:05pm

ARIZONA WILDCATS

      




Men’s Basketball
vs California
02/11 @ 8pm
Women’s Basketball

@ Washington
02/10 @ 9pm

@ Washington State
02/12 @ 12pm


Weather
     

          
       Friday
   Mostly Cloudy
       84º/61º
       Saturday
     Partly Cloudy
         75º/52º
        Sunday
     Partly Cloudy
          75º/54º



               


         

What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend ~ February 3rd

Events

Del McCoury Band
Performs Woody Guthrie

Thurs. 02/02 & Fri. 02/03, 7:30pm
MIM Music Theater, Phoenix
The Del McCoury Band presents a unique concert featuring new songs of completely unheard lyrics from America’s folk poet, Woody Guthrie.
more info   map

Camelot
Fri. 02/03Sun. 02/05, times vary
Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria
The majestic story of the Legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is brought to life with pageantry, splendor, and a magical story of love.
more info   map

Baskerville
Fri. 02/03Sun. 02/05, times vary
Phoenix Theatre
A fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of “The Hound of the Baskervilles”.
more info   map

Celebration of Fine Art
Fri. 02/03Sun. 02/05, 10am-6pm
18400 N. Hayden Road Scottsdale
This is your opportunity to meet 100 of the finest working artists from the United States and Canada.
more info   map
       
Arizona Opera: Madama Butterfly
Fri. 02/03Sun. 02/05, times vary
Phoenix Symphony Hall
With tender duets and the most breathtaking arias of all-time, “Madama Butterfly” encompasses a lifetime of hope and anticipation, betrayal and despair.
more info   map

Peter and the Starcatcher
Fri. 02/03Sun. 02/05, times vary
The Brelby Playhouse, Glendale
A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island ruled by the evil King Zarboff.
more info   map

5th Annual Lions Casino Night
Sat. 02/04, 4pm-8pm
Red Mountain Multi. Center, Mesa
Play card games, craps and bingo for raffle prize tickets. Admission gets you $500 in Lions play money, there will also be a silent auction, raffles and a TV door prize; food and beverages will be available for purchase. $20.
more info   map

Amped Up Food Faire
Sat. 02/04, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Villa De Paz Golf Club, Phoenix
Saturday night Food Truck Faire. Highlights of the event include offerings from 10+ trucks, a gateless Beer Garden, a bounce house, DJ music, face painting, a golf putting range and more. Pets welcome.
more info   map

A Tale of Two Cities Parade & Festival
Sat. 02/04, 10am
Litchfield &  Thomas Rd , Avondale
Join us for a celebration of the various cultures in the cities of Goodyear and Avondale. Festival immediately following the parade at Estrella Mountain Community College.
more info   map

Rhinestones, Rodeo and Retro Style
Sat. 02/04, 11am
Museum of the West, Scottsdale
In this program the Cowgirls Historical Foundation showcases its members’ stunning, private collection of vintage clothing.
more info   map

6th Street Market
Sun. 02/05, 10am-4pm
24 E. Sixth St. Park, Tempe
This new market has just about everything — local shopping, works of art, live music, fantastic brunch offers nearby and interactive art projects all blended with community yoga, food vendors and more.
more info   map

     
      
   Scottsdale Western Week! Feb. 04-11th

Movies

In Theaters     Rated  
Space Between
Us
   PG-13
The Comedian        R
Rings     PG-13
New DVD Releases   Rated  Critics Say
Queen of Katwe    PG
Jack Reacher: Never
Go Back
 PG-13
Masterminds  PG-13

Pro Sports

2017 NFL Super Bowl

  

New England vs
Atlanta
02/05
@ 5:30PM
Houston, TX
FOX
Schedule
ARIZONA COYOTES
   
@ San Jose
02/04
@ 8:30pm
CSN
Schedule
PHOENIX SUNS
   
   
@ Sacramento
02/03
@ 7:00pm
vs Milwaukee
02/04
@ 8:30pm
FSAZ
Schedule
GOLF TOUR

     
WM Phoenix Open
02/02-02/05, times vary
Scottsdale, AZ
Golf Network
Schedule
SENIOR GOLF
     
            


College Sports

ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS

 
Men’s Basketball
@ Oregon State
02/04 @ 4pm
Women’s Basketball

vs Oregon State
02/03 @ 8pm

vs Oregon
02/05 @ 12pm
Ice Hockey
@ Western Michigan
02/03 @ 5pm
02/04 @ 5pm

ARIZONA WILDCATS

      




Men’s Basketball
@ Oregon
02/04 @ 2pm
Women’s Basketball

vs Oregon
02/03 @ 6pm

vs Oregon State
02/05 @ 2pm


Weather               

          
       Friday
   Mostly Cloudy
       72º/50º
       Saturday
          Sunny
         76º/49º
        Sunday
     Partly Cloudy
          77º/49º


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What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend ~ January 27th

Events

Camelot
Fri. 01/27Sun. 01/29, times vary
Arizona Broadway Theatre, Peoria
The majestic story of the Legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table is brought to life with pageantry, splendor, and a magical story of love.
more info   map

The Chocolate and Wine Experience
Fri. 01/27, 7pm
The Saguaro Hotel, Scottsdale
Enjoy delectable treats from local chocolatiers, gourmet cuisine, wine samples from local wineries, and fresh local craft beer. $60-$75
more info   map

Explore the Night Sky:
Star Clusters-The Sky’s Jewels

Fri. 01/27, 6:30pm
South Mountain Environmental Center, Phoenix
Learn about the universe through an interactive education session with a telescope viewing following. $10
more info   map

Dogs’ Day in the Garden
Sat. 01/28, 8am-2pm
Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix
Go for a walk on garden trails, meet other dog lovers, experience hands on activities, shop, and more. $4
more info   map

EVIT Expo
Sat. 01/28, 9am-1pm
East Valley Institute of Technology, Mesa
The EVIT Expo is the perfect time for East Valley families to see career training options that are available for high school students and adults.
more info   map

2nd Annual Doggie Street Festival
Sat. 01/28, 10am-4pm
Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix
This family friendly event features fantastic pet products, yummy eats, vet tips, music, auction, and prizes.
more info   map

Artists of Scottsdale Ranch Art Show
Sat. 01/28, 10am-5pm
Scottsdale Ranch Community Center
Enjoy this free art show and find something you love while sampling complimentary beverages and snacks.
more info   map

Mesa Historic Home Tour
Sat. 01/28, 10am-4pm
Mesa Historical Museum
Mesa’s 17th Annual Historic Home Tour will showcase homes in the Fraser Fields and West 2nd Street historic districts. $20
more info   map

That Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll
Sat. 01/28, 11:15am
Barleens Opry Dinner Show, Apache Junction
Rock around the clock to 50’s and 60’s rock ‘n’ roll favorites while enjoying a delicious home-style meal. $30-$34
more info   map
        
Avondale Art Showcase Reception Event
Sat. 01/28, 6pm-8pm
Avondale City Hall
Enjoy an evening of art and jazz entertainment as the City of Avondale and West Valley Arts Council invites you to the first Avondale event of the year.
more info   map

A Magical Evening with Craig Anthony
Sat. 01/28, 6pm
Coup Des Tartes, Phoenix
The evening includes a flight of three special sommelier wines, hors d’oeuvres, and a special magic show. $65
more info   map

Connect2STEM
Sat. 01/28, 10am-3pm
University of Arizona, Phoenix
Connect2STEM is a free event focused on inspiring kids about science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine.
more info   map

Guided Home and Building Tour
Sat. 01/28 & Sun. 01/29, 9am-closing varies
Main Street Superior
In addition to the tour, enjoy a pancake breakfast, shopping, a guided hike to the Queen Creek tunnel, an Antique Show and more. $14
more info   map

          
                     January 29, 1-5pm

Movies

In Theaters     Rated  
A Dog’s Purpose       PG

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
    
       R
The Founder     PG-13
New DVD Releases  Rated  Critics Say
The Vessel  PG-13
The Light Between
Oceans
 PG-13
Inferno  PG-13


Pro Sports

2017 NFL PLAYOFFS

  

Schedule
ARIZONA COYOTES
   
Next Week
Schedule
PHOENIX SUNS
   
   
Suns vs Nuggets
01/28
 @ 7:00pm
Schedule
GOLF TOUR

     
Farmers Insurance Open
San Diego, CA
01/26-01/29
Golf Network
Schedule
SENIOR GOLF
     
            



College Sports

ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS

 
Men’s Basketball
vs Washington State
01/29 @ 12:00pm
Women’s Basketball

@ UCLA
01/27 @ 9:00pm

@ USC
01/29 @ 4:00pm
Ice Hockey
@ Quinnipiac
01/27 @5:00pm
01/28 @ 5:00pm

ARIZONA WILDCATS

      




Men’s Basketball
vs Washington
01/29 @ 1:30pm
Women’s Basketball

@ USC
01/27 @ 8:00pm

@ UCLA
01/29 @ 3:00pm


Weather

          
       Friday
       Sunny
       59º/38º
       Saturday
         Sunny
         63º/38º
         Sunday
          Sunny
          66º/40º



   
                  

 

What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend ~ January 20th

Events

Peter and the Starcatcher
Fri. 01/20Sun. 01/22, times vary
The Brelby Playhouse, Glendale
A young orphan and his mates are shipped off from Victorian England to a distant island by the evil King Zarboff. $25
more info   map

Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival 
Fri. 01/20Sun. 01/22, 10am-5pm
This award-winning fine art festival features more than 165 juried fine artists from throughout the United States and abroad. $3
more info   map

Cisco and the Racecars
Fri. 01/20, 7pm
Tempe History Museum
Although their roots are bluegrass, they also play popular, country, and old-time music.
more info   map

Arizona Balloon Classic to Benefit
Ryan House

Fri. 01/20Sun. 01/22, times vary
Fear Farm Sports & Entertainment Complex, Phoenix
Events include the Arizona Balloon Classic, Desert lows, Hot Air Balloon rides, family fun zone, food, shopping, and more. $15
more info   map

The Urban Farm Pop-Up Nursery
Fri. 01/20 & Sat. 01/21, 9am
Pop Up Nursery, Phoenix
Shoppers can choose from thousands of fruit trees, receive tips on how to plant and nurture, and purchase gardening supplies.
more info   map

Earlock Scones’ The Case of the
Coup Des Meurte

Sat. 01/21, 6pm
Coup Des Tartes, Phoenix
The Mafioso Murder Mystery dinners include a three course meal while attendees try to figure out who the murderer is. $65
more info   map

Albumen Workshop with
Jennifer Schlesinger

Sat. 01/21 & Sun. 01/22, 10am
Art Intersection, Gilbert
Learn how to use the 1850’s era albumen printing process in this hands-on workshop. $330-$365
more info   map

Group Fitness Class Sampler
Sat. 01/21, 8:30am
Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA, Phoenix
Come to a free morning of YMCA Group Fitness sample classes and find what works for you.
more info   map

City of Scottsdale Paws in the Park
Sat. 01/21, 10am-2pm
Chaparral Park, Scottsdale
This event is designed to promote the off leash area while giving businesses a chance to promote their services.
more info   map
        
Winter Whiteout Carnival
Sat. 01/21, 10am-12pm
Sunset Park, Peoria
The Winter Whiteout Carnival will feature sledding, an obstacle course, games, and entertainment.
more info   map

Phoenix Boys Choir
Sat. 01/21, 3pm
Ventana Lakes Yacht Club, Sun City
With approximately 250 boys and young men participating, The Phoenix Boys Choir is one of the largest and most active boy choirs in the country. $15
more info   map

Health Fest 2017
Sat. 01/21, 10am
Kiwanis Park, Tempe
This family-friendly festival is focused on all things health and wellness with vendors, fun activities, fitness demos, and much more.
more info   FB   map

Bridal Open House: Brunch and Bubbly
Sun. 01/22, 12pm-2pm
Trilogy at Vistancia’s Kiva Club, Peoria
Mingle with Kiva Club wedding coordinators and preferred vendors while sampling mimosas, prime rib, and brunch favorites.
more info   FB   map

         
                      Through March 25th

Movies

In Theaters     Rated  
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone       PG
Split     PG-13
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage     PG-13
New DVD Releases  Rated  Critics Say
Zero Days  PG-13
The Girl on the Train     R
Keeping Up with the
Joneses
 PG-13


Pro Sports

2017 NFL PLAYOFFS

  

Schedule
ARIZONA COYOTES
   
Coyotes vs Lightning
01/21 @ 6:00pm
Schedule
PHOENIX SUNS
   
   
Knicks vs Suns
01/21 @ 5:30pm
Raptors vs Suns
01/22
@ 4:00pm
Schedule
GOLF TOUR

     
CareerBuilder Challenge
La Quinta, CA
01/19-01/22
Golf Network
Schedule
SENIOR GOLF
     
            



College Sports

ARIZONA STATE SUN DEVILS

 
Men’s Basketball
@ USC
01/22 @ 6:30pm
Women’s Basketball
@ California
01/20 @ 9:00pm
@ Stanford
01/22
 @ 4:00pm
Ice Hockey
vs Southern
New Hampshire

01/20 & 01/21 @ 7:05pm
ARIZONA WILDCATS
      


Men’s Basketball
@ UCLA
01/21 @ 2:00pm
Women’s Basketball
@ Stanford
01/20 @ 8:00pm
@ California
01/22 @ 2:00pm



Weather

       
       Friday
     Showers
       57º/50º
      Saturday
  Showers/Wind
        59º/41º
         Sunday
     Partly Cloudy
          60º/49º



   
                  

What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend ~ May 27th

Events

Fifth Annual Phoenix Caribbean Carnival
Fri. 05/27 – Sun. 05/29, times vary
Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix
The Carnival weekend features the International Flag Party, live entertainment, and a parade ending with a carnival. $10
more info   map

Cirque de Livre
Fri. 05/27 – Sun. 05/29, times vary
Lulubell’s Toy Bodega, Mesa
This writers conference offers over 60 panels and signings designed to give you the power to improve your writing in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. $55
more info   map

Hands-On Cooking Class
Sat. 05/28, 9am
Gilbert Community Center, Gilbert
Enjoy this three-hour cooking class featuring Hawaii – Crossroads of the Pacific. $67
more info   map

Opening Reception – The Catacombs of Professor McGee
Sat. 05/28, 2pm
Scottsdale Civic Center Library
Professor McGee will welcome visitors, and guide them through his study, laboratory, and into the mysterious catacombs.
more info   map

Family Fun Show
Sat. 05/28, 2pm
Arizona Mills, Tempe
Visit the Arizona Mills Food Court for a magical and musical Family Fun Show with Jimbo the Magician, face painting, and balloon art.
more info   map

Memorial Day Weekend – Wave Pool
Sat. 05/28 & Sun. 05/29, 1pm
Kiwanis Recreation Center of Tempe
Start the summer off right by catching a wave at the Kiwanis Indoor Wave Pool. Show your Military ID and get in free.
more info   map

Carnival of Illusion: An Evening of World Magic
Sat. 05/28, 5:30pm & 8pm
Mesa Arts Center
Get ready to laugh, have fun, and celebrate a magical night out with Carnival of Illusion. $52
more info   map

Namastay Yoga Event
Sun. 05/29, 10am
MOXY Tempe
MOXY Tempe presents NamaStay on the pool deck with yoga instructor Suki Plazola, in collaboration with Student Body Fitness.
more info   FB   map

Sunday Concert Series
Sun. 05/29, 7:30pm
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, Scottsdale
Bring a blanket or chair, and enjoy an evening of live music by Pearl Ridge.
more info   map

Lisa Lampanelli
Sun. 05/29, 8pm
Talking Stick Resort, Scottsdale
Lisa Lampanelli is known as Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean, and is well-known for her many Comedy Central and Friars Club Roasts. $45-$125
more info   map

 
           


 


Weather

 Friday
 Clear
 93º/68º
Saturday
Clear
96º/69º
Sunday
Clear
       95º/70º

Movies

Home showtimes and tickets In Theaters  Rated
Alice: Through the Looking Glass         PG
X-Men: Apocalypse      PG-13
Money Monster          R

New DVD Releases
 
 Rated

 Critics Say
The Finest Hours PG-13     
Risen PG-13     
Zoolander 2   PG-13     

Pro Sports

NBA Playoffs 2016 
     
     
NBA Playoffs
Schedule
Arizona Football
   
    
vs Tampa Bay
05/29 
@ 11:00am 
Schedule
Arizona Women’s Basketball
   
vs Washington
05/29 
@ 3:00pm
Schedule
Soccer
     
Schedule
Golf Tour
                    Dean & Deluca
              Invitational

              Fort Worth, TX
              05/26-05/29 @ times vary
              Golf Network
              Schedule
2016 Sprint Cup Series
   
   
Coca-Cola 600  
Charlotte Motor Speedway
05/29 @ 3:00pm 
FOX
Schedule


College Sports

Arizona Wildcats
       
Baseball
@ Hawaii
05/28 @ 8:35pm
05/29 @ 3:05pm
Softball
NCAA Super Regional 
05/28-05/29 @ times vary
Track & Field
NCAA Regionals 
05/27 & 05/28 @ all day
Arizona Sun Devils

  

Baseball
vs USC
05/27 @ 7:00pm
05/28 @ 7:00pm
05/29 @ 2:00pm
Track & Field
NCAA Regionals 
05/27 & 05/28 @ all day


Local Sports

Senior Golf 
     
             



        

What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend ~ January 1st

Events

Fiesta Bowl Fan Fest Pregame Party
Fri. 01/01, 7:30am
University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale
Fans of all ages can experience pre-game traditions like pep rallies and performances by marching bands and cheerleaders. $25
more info map

Snow Week
Fri. 01/01, 10am-4pm
Science Center, Phoenix
Celebrate the season with over 60 tons of snow blanketing Heritage and Scenic Park’s grassy hill in white. Activities include Snowing Ping Pong Balls and Dinosaurs in Motion. $16-$20
more info map

Paul Rodriguez
Fri. 01/01 & Sat. 01/02, 8pm
The Laugh Factory, Scottsdale
See Paul Rodriguez, the original Latin King of Comedy, bring in the new year live on stage. $20-$30
more info map

ZooLights
Fri. 01/01 – Sun. 01/03, 5:30pm
The Phoenix Zoo
A magical experience guaranteed to illuminate your holiday season. $8-$18
more info map

Zoppe: Italian Family Circus
Fri. 01/01 & Sun. 01/03, times vary
Chandler Center for the Arts
Zoppe welcomes guests into their intimate 500-seat tent for a one-ring circus that honors the best history of the Old World Italian tradition. $18-$30
more info map

Dog Friendly Happy Hour
Sat. 01/02, 4pm
32 Shea Cafe, Phoenix
You and your pooch are invited to join Puff & Fluff on the dog-friendly patio. This informal, un-hosted gathering is just for fun, laughs, great food, and drinks.
more info map

NBAZ Fiesta Bowl Parade
Sat. 01/02, 11am
Downtown Phoenix
Take in the pageantry of brilliantly colored floats, giant helium balloons, equestrian units, local celebrities and more as they make their way along the two-mile parade rout.
more info map

Music of John Williams
Sat. 01/02 & Sun. 01/03, times vary
Phoenix Symphony Hall
Best known for his iconic film scores and ceremonial music, John Williams is one of the most popular and successful American orchestral composers of the modern age. The Phoenix Symphony will perform highlights from over 60 years of John Williams scores.
more info map

After Christmas Time Workshop
Sun. 01/03, 1:30pm
Scottsdale Via Linda Senior Center
Bring your live, miniature Christmas tree, and begin experiencing the joy of growing miniature bonsai. Tools, supplies, and guidance will be provided.
more info map



Movies

Home showtimes and tickets In Theaters Rated
Sisters R
The Hateful Eight
R
Star Wars: The Force Awakens PG-13

New DVD Releases

Rated

Critics Say
Heist R
Hitman: Agent 47 R
He Named Me Malala PG-13

Sports

Phoenix Suns

@ Sacramento Kings
01/02
@ 3:00pm
@ LA Lakers
01/03 @ 7:30pm
Arizona Sun Devils

Men’s Basketball
@ Creighton
01/02 @ 7:00pm
Arizona Cardinals

vs Seattle Seahawks
01/03
@ 2:25pm
Arizona Wildcats
Women’s Basketball
vs New Mexico State
01/02
@ 7:00pm
Arizona Coyotes

@ Predators
01/01
@ 6:00pm
@ Red Wings
01/03
@ 5:30pm
PGA TOUR

Resumes next week Golf Network

Weather

Friday
Clear
66º/40º
Saturday
Clear
68º/42º
Sunday
Clear
70º/47º





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

Events

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
more info   map

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.
more info   map

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,
more info   map

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
more info   map

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
more info   map

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
more info   map

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.
more info   map

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.
more info   map

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
more info   map

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.
more info   map

                    
                  Discover Area Ice Rinks

Movies

Home showtimes and tickets In Theaters  Rated

In the Heart of the Sea
    
    PG-13

The Big Short
     
        R
Legend         R

New DVD Releases
 
  Rated

   Critics Say
Ant-Man  PG-13      
Minions PG           
Knock Knock R           



Sports

Phoenix Suns
   
  
vs Portland Trail Blazers
12/11 
@ 7:30pm
vs Minnesota Timberwolves
12/13
 @ 1:30pm
Arizona Sun Devils

 

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

vs Minnesota Vikings
12/10 
@ 6:25pm
Arizona Wildcats
  
Men’s Basketball
vs Missouri

12/13 @ 6:00pm
Women’s Basketball
vs Louisiana Tech
12/10 
@ 7:00pm
Arizona Coyotes

vs Minnesota Wild
12/11 
@ 7:00pm
vs Carolina Hurricanes
12/12
 @ 7:00pm
PGA TOUR

  
              Franklin Templeton
              Shootout

              Naples, FL
              12/10-12/12 
              @ times vary           
             
Golf Network



Weather


 Friday
 Partly Cloudy
 69º/43º
Saturday
Partly Cloudy
63º/39º
Sunday
Clear 
  64º/42º


                   
                  
                 

               
             

What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend 11/20

Events

Brahms Symphony No. 2
Fri. 11/20 & Sat. 11/21, times vary
Phoenix Symphony Hall
The lilting Symphony No. 2 is generally regarded as the most genial and relaxed of Brahms’ four works in the genre, but its finale is jubilant and electrifying. $18-$79
more info   map

Goodguys 18th Southwest Nationals
Fri. 11/20 – Sun. 11/22, 8am
WestWorld of Scottsdale
View over 3,000 rods, customs, classic, muscle cars, and trucks through ’72.
more info   map

Creative Designer’s Holiday Classic Boutique
Fri. 11/20 & Sat. 11/21, times vary
Trilogy at Power Ranch, Gilbert
The event features uniquely designed and handcrafted items perfect for your holiday gift giving.
more info   map

Author Walk with Third Friday Art Walk
Fri. 11/20, 6pm-10pm
AJ Chandler Park
View local artisans displaying and selling their wares, and meander to the north area of the park where local authors will be selling their books.
more info   map

By Golly, Be Jolly Holiday Boutique
Fri. 11/20, 5pm
Mesa Community College
The evening’s events will include live entertainment, a car show, food trucks, auctions, magicians, shopping and more.
more info   map

The Wizard of OZ
Fri. 11/20Sun. 11/22, times vary
Phoenix Theatre
Enjoy this adaption by John Kane for the Royal Shakespeare Company, based upon the Classical Motion Picture The Wizard of OZ. $35-$50
more info   map

MCC’s 50th Anniversary Finale
Fri. 11/20, 5pm
MCC Rose Garden, Mesa
Celebrate MCC’s multicultural history and heritage with festival style booths, food trucks, arts and crafts, live music, dance, and storytelling.
more info   map

Legends of Country Music Show
Sat. 11/21, 3pm
Farnsworth Hall, Mesa
Legends of Country Music is the largest country tribute show touring today, featuring the music of more than 20 legendary entertainers. $30
more info   map

Woofstock
Sat. 11/21, 9am-1:30pm
Tumbleweed Park, Chandler
The 8th Annual Woofstock includes Pets on Parade, a mini dog park, free booth activities, pet adoptions and more.
more info   map

Desert Discovery Day
Sat. 11/21, 10am-2pm
Jewel of the Creek Preserve, Cave Creek
The day includes stations along the Harry Dalton Trail with live animals, crafts, goody bags, and free food and drink.
more info   map

Sunland Village Arts and Crafts Events
Sat. 11/21, 9am-3pm
Sunland Village, Mesa
Browse over 100 crafters selling unique, one of a kind, all handmade items.
more info   map

Fall Girls on the Run 5k
Sun. 11/22, 7am
Wesley Bolin Plaza, Phoenix
Girls on the Run features medals, scenic and flat 1-mile and 5k courses, music, snacks, a free photo booth and more. $60
more info   map

Bistro’s 5th Annual Wine Festival
Sun. 11/22, 12pm
My Wine Cellar, Phoenix
Five distributors each pour four wines perfect for Thanksgiving and other holiday dinners. $25
more info   map

    
     
          Thanksgiving: Dining Out Guide

Movies

Home showtimes and tickets In Theaters  Rated
The Hunger Games: 
Mockingjay – Part 2
       
     PG-13

Secret in Their Eyes
     
     PG-13

The Intern
       
     PG-13

New DVD Releases
 
   Rated

   Critics Say

The Man From
U.N.C.L.E.
 
PG
      
      
We Are Your Friends  R       
Jimmy’s Hall PG-13       


Sports

Phoenix Suns
   
  
@ Denver Nuggets
11/20 
@ 7:00pm
@ New Orleans
11/22
@ 4:00pm
Arizona Sun Devils

Football
@ Arizona
11/21
 @ 1:30pm
Men’s Basketball
next week
Women’s Basketball
@ SMU

11/21 @ 12:00pm
Wrestling
@ Ohio State
11/20
 @ 5:00pm
vs Boise State
11/22
@ 7:00pm
Ice Hockey
next week
Women’s Volleyball
vs Southern California
11/22
 @ 1:00pm
Arizona Cardinals

@ Cincinnati Bengals
11/22 
@ 6:30pm
Arizona Wildcats





Football
vs Arizona State

11/21 @ 1:30pm
Men’s Basketball
vs Northwestern State
11/22
@ 6:00pm
Women’s Basketball
@ University of San Diego
11/21
@ 5:00pm
Women’s Soccer
next week
Women’s Volleyball
vs Southern California
11/20
 @ 6:00pm
vs UCLA
11/22
@ 12:00pm
Arizona Coyotes

@ Jets
11/21 
@ 5:00pm
NASCAR


Ford Ecoboost 400
Homestead-Miami Speedway
11/22 @ 12:00pm
PGA TOUR

              The RSM Classic 
              Sea Island, GA
              11/19-11/22 @ Times vary
              Golf Network



Weather

 Friday
 Clear
 77º/53º
Saturday
Clear
80º/52º
Sunday
Clear 
   76º/52º


         

What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend 11/13

Events

Front Porch Pickins Vintage Market
Fri. 11/13 & Sat. 11/14, 9am-4pm
Peoria Sports Complex
Treasure hunters, crafts people, and others who appreciate a good time and rare finds will convene when this handmade market returns to the valley. $2-$10
more info map

2015 Arizona Humanities Awards
Fri. 11/13, 4:30pm
North Mountain Visitor Center, Phoenix
Celebrate the 2015 Arizona Humanities Awards with appetizers, drinks, a silent auction, and live music. $40
more info map

Brooklyn Bridge
Fri. 11/13 – Sun. 11/15, times vary
Galvin Playhouse, Tempe
A play about a 10-year-old girl with an impending essay deadline, absent parents, and no pen. Appropriate for families and young audiences. $8-$16
more info map

Wipeout Run
Sat. 11/14, 7:30am
WestWorld of Scottsdale
Take on this crashtastic 5k coming to WestWorld with obstacles from the show Wipeout. $59
more info map

Rock the Block
Sat. 11/14, 12pm-10pm
Chandler Community Center
The sixth annual Rock the Block is a family friendly event featuring live entertainment, a kids zone, over 100 vendors, and food trucks.
more info map

Broadway: The Big Band Year
Sat. 11/14, 8pm
Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts
A thrilling musical adventure featuring some of Broadway’s most beloved songs. $29-$59
more info map

Hike with Your Pup
Sat. 11/14, 7:30am
Dreamy Draw Park, Phoenix
Join the Puff & Fluff staff on this moderate level trail at Dreamy Draw Park. Breakfast and coffee will be provided.
more info map

Tour de Coops
Sat. 11/14, 9am
Civic Space Park, Phoenix
A self-guided tour that educates visitors about keeping hens, garden ideas, and inspiration on living sustainably. The event also features children’s crafts, live music, and food trucks. $20-$70
more info map

National Dance Company of Siberia, Russia
Sun. 11/15, 3pm
Chandler Center for the Arts
This great show illustrates more than 200 costumes, superb choreography of dances from different regions of Russia and Siberia, and unforgettable music. $25-$42
more info map

2015 Slider Throwdown
Sun. 11/15, 11am-2pm
Kierland Commons, Scottsdale
The Slider Throwdown is set to pit local food trucks against one another to battle for the title of Best Slider. All proceeds benefit the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation. $25
more info map

West Valley Symphony –
First Time Hits and One Hit Wonders

Sun. 11/15, 3pm
Valley Vista Performing Arts Center, Superior
This beautiful concert will feature Symphony in D Minor, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, España, and the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. $30-$35
more info map



Thanksgiving: Dining Out Guide

Movies

Home showtimes and tickets In Theaters Rated

My All American

PG

Love the Coopers

PG-13

The 33

PG-13

New DVD Releases

Rated

Critics Say

Mr Holmes

PG

Terminator Genisys PG-13
Trainwreck R

Sports

Phoenix Suns

vs Denver Nuggets
11/14
@ 7:00pm
Arizona Sun Devils

Football
vs Washington
11/14
@ 1:00pm
Wrestling
@ Illinois Duals
11/15
@ 11:00am
Ice Hockey
@ Lake Superior State
11/13
@ 5:37pm
11/14 @ 5:07pm
Women’s Volleyball
@ Utah
11/14
@ 7:00pm
Arizona Cardinals

@ Seahawks
11/15
@ 6:30pm
Arizona Wildcats






Football
vs Utah

11/14 @ 8:00pm
Women’s Soccer
NCAA First Round
vs Colorado
11/13
@ 6:00pm
Women’s Volleyball
@ Colorado
11/14
@ 7:00pm
Arizona Coyotes

@ Blue Jackets
11/14
@ 5:00pm
NASCAR


Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500
Phoenix International Raceway
11/15 @ 11:30am
PGA TOUR

OHL Classic
at Mayakoba
Playa del Carmen, Mex
11/12-11/15 @ Times vary
Golf Network



Weather

Friday
Clear
81º/50º
Saturday
Clear
80º/52º
Sunday
Chance of Rain
77º/50º


What to do in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area this Weekend 11/6

Events

22nd Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival
Fri. 11/06 – Sun. 11/08, 10am
Downtown Carefree
Kick off the art season with Thunderbird Artists. Sip wine and listen to live music while strolling through this unparalleled art arena. $3
more info   map

Cooks & Corks
Fri. 11/06, 6:30pm-9:30pm
Four Seasons Resort, Scottsdale
This one night, outdoor event features Arizona’s top local chefs and world-class collection of winemakers. $125-$175
more info   map

Seussical the Musical
Fri. 11/06 – Sun. 11/08, times vary
Phoenix Center for the Arts
Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza where our favorite Dr. Seuss characters are brought to live. $14-$18
more info   map

The 6th Annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-off
Fri. 11/06 & Sat. 11/07, times vary
Tumbleweed Ranch at Tumbleweed Park, Chandler
Experience an up-close look at Western history at this culinary event. Using historic cooking methods, authentic 1880’s chuck wagons, teams from around the west compete to cook up the best meals fit for the trail. $12
more info   map

Terrain Phoenix Mud Run
Sat. 11/07, 8:30am
Rawhide Western Town & Steakhouse
This mud run features a challenging terrain with over 20 obstacles, and your choice of a 5k or 10k run. $20-$40
more info   map

MIMFest
Sat. 11/07 & Sun. 11/08, 10:30am-5pm
Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix
This two-day outdoor event features national and international musical acts that will perform on three stages offering attendees a one-of-a-kind musical journey. $15-$35
more info   map

Herberger Theater Festival of the Arts
Sat. 11/07, 11:30am-5pm
Herberger Theater Center, Phoenix
Enjoy performances, dance, a food court, visual arts, live music, children’s activities, film shorts, pet adoptions and more. $5
more info   map

80th Annual Friendly House Tamale Dinner and Festival
Sat. 11/07, 12pm-7pm
The Arizona Center, Phoenix
All participating tamale restaurants will take part in an epic “Battle of the Tamales,” judged by attendees and community leaders. $10-$20
more info   map

Bacon, Blues & Brews
Sat. 11/07, 1pm-10pm
Founder’s Park, Queen Creek
This family-friendly celebration of craft beer, blues music, and everyone’s favorite pork product will feature an array of inventive bacon-based dishes from chefs from around the valley. $15
more info   map

Art on the Veranda
Sat. 11/07 & Sun. 11/08, 10am-4pm
The Duke at Rancho El Dorado, Maricopa
A two-day open air event featuring over 40 artists and craftsmen of varying mediums.
more info   map

Sonoran Chamber Music Valley Series
Sun. 11/08, 2pm
Katzin Concert Hall-Arizona State University, Tempe
The first concert of the Sonoran Chamber Music-Series will feature pianist Gil Kalich, violinist Carmit Zori, and cellist Tom Landschoot. $8-$22
more info   map

            

   
        

               November 11th

Movies

Home showtimes and tickets In Theaters  Rated

Spectre
       
    PG-13

The Peanuts Movie
     
        G

Spotlight
       
        R

New DVD Releases
 
   Rated

Critics Say

Inside Out
 
PG
      
      
Before We Go  PG-13       
The End of the Tour R       


Sports

Phoenix Suns
   
  
vs Detroit Pistons
11/06 
@ 7:30pm
@ Oklahoma City Thunder
11/08 
@ 5:00pm
Arizona Sun Devils

Football
@ Washington State
11/07
 @ 1:30pm
Wrestling
@ WVU Duals
11/08
 @ 11:00am
Women’s Soccer
vs Arizona
11/06
 @ 6:00pm
Women’s Volleyball
vs Washington
11/06
 @ 8:00pm
vs Washington State
11/08
@ 2:00pm
Arizona Cardinals

next week
Arizona Wildcats






Football
@ USC

11/07 @ TBA
Women’s Soccer
vs Arizona State
11/06
 @ 6:00pm
Women’s Volleyball
vs Washington State
11/06
 @ 6:00pm
vs Washington
11/08
 @ 12:00pm
Arizona Coyotes

vs Rangers
11/07 
@ 7:00pm
NASCAR



AAA Texas 500
Texas Motor Raceway
11/08 @ 12:00pm
PGA TOUR

 
             Sanderson Farms
             Championship

             Jackson, MS
             11/05-11/08 @ Times vary

             World Golf
             Championship-
             HSBC Champions

             Sheshan International
             GC, Shanghai
             11/05-11/08 @ times vary
             Golf Network



Weather

 Friday
 Clear
 75º/51º
Saturday
Clear
78º/53º
Sunday
Clear 
   80º/53º