Want to own your own plane? Arizona Aircraft Expo – November 9-10, 2012

Arizona’s leading aircraft dealers are working together to create the 4th Annual Arizona Aircraft Expo where the latest models of general aviation aircraft will be on display at one venue. The general public and prospective buyers can see the newest technologically advanced aircraft from Cessna, Cirrus, Beechcraft, Eclipse, Piper, Lancair, Quest, CubCrafters, Aviat, and more.  […]

Local Fall Festival – Valley’s best food · Live music · Fun for kids · Unique shopping November 10, 2012

Join in on this family friendly street festival this weekend that brought more than 6,000 attendees in 2011!   Valley’s best food · Live music · Fun for kids · Unique shopping November 10, 2012 in Phoenix. Now in its 8th year, the Certified Local Fall Festival celebrates Arizona’s locally owned businesses with a bang […]

APS Electric Light Parade – December 3, 2011

The APS Electric Light Parade celebrates 25 years featuring more than 60 lighted entries that include floats, marching bands, performers and vintage cars through midtown Phoenix. The theme is “Silver Bells: 25 Years of Tradition.” The parade will commemorate the Arizona Centennial by inviting Centennial representatives from Phoenix’s Human Services Department to act as grand […]

#28 – Scopes, ‘Scorps & Stars – Live Music June 25, 2011 Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Follow me over to Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Scopes, Scorps & Stars Oh My! You can spend the entire day June 25, 2011 with extended evening hours at Boyce Thompson Arboretum. Nature walks include a geology tour beginning at 8:30 am followed by a butterfly walk at 9:30 am. In the picnic area that evening will […]

#27 – Full Moon Drum Circle, June 15 at Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Boyce Thompson Arboretum Arizona State Park Celebrate the Summer Solstice one week early during our Full Moon Drum Circle in the picnic area, a Wednesday evening. Drummers are invited to call the organizer Cindy Green at 480-299-4129, or to email Cindy at drumheart (at)yahoo.com for details. Green says all drums are welcome, and that she […]

#26 – Summer Savings in Mesa Arizona

This summer, if your plans have you staying close to home like most Valley residents due to rising gas prices, consider getting out and exploring your own backyard in Mesa. The Mesa Convention & Visitors Bureau is showcasing a variety of ways to save this summer on their website, with a special section for online […]

# 25 – Town of Gilbert 911 Memorial Fundraiser – May 27, 2011

The Town of Gilbert has acquired an eight foot long, 1,500 pound beam from the World Trade Center, from the New York City Port Authority. Gilbert is one of two municipalities in Arizona that received an artifact from the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center tragedy. With the 10-year anniversary of the terrorist act that […]

#24 – Pictures with Santa – December 08, 2010

PICTURES WITH SANTA Not wanting to wait in lines at the mall or anchor stores to get a visit with Santa with Tommy or Kate? Why not head over to the Gilbert McQueen Park Activity Center  near McQueen Rd (Mesa Dr) and Guadalupe Rd (between Guadalupe & Elliot Rd) on December 8, 2010 from 9:30 […]

#23 – Swing Every Tuesday Night – Phoenix’s Fat Cat Ballroom

The Arizona Lindy Hop Society is an organization dedicated to the art of swing dancing. They focus on the preservation and advancement of American born dance forms including Lindy Hop (Jitterbug), Charleston, East Coast Swing, Shag, Balboa, and other variations. To ensure the survival of these dances, they teach jazz and dance history throughout the […]

#22 – Pancake Breakfast with Santa – Family of Four $5 – Firefighter Toy Drive Dec. 4, 2010

With all the holiday season gaining momentum on us, why not take a break this Saturday with Apache Junction Superstition Harley Davidson! East Valley Fire Fighters and Santa will be on site December 4th, 2010 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am to pick up the donated toys and deliver them to children at a local […]

#21 – “Free” Dancing Trees & Meet & Greet with Santa – Scottsdale Pavillions

If you find yourself up in Scottsdale near the Scottsdale Pavillions this holiday season, maybe you might want to head over near the Denny’s restaurant and check out the dancing trees!  Take some time out and enjoy the holiday spirit and surprise your love ones with a little treat of holiday classics! It’s like a […]

#20 – Tempe Festival of the Arts in Tempe -Dec 3rd-5th, 2010

42nd Annual Tempe Festival of the Arts is considered the “Best Arts Festival” and ‘Best Annual Festival in 2010’ by voters from AzCentral.com.  Also consider one of the Top 200 art festivals in the nation by Sunshine Artist and has received the Pinnacle Award from the International Festival and Events Association.  One of my favorite […]

#19 – PolarFest 8th Annual San Tan Valley – December 4, 2010

Join other locals December 4, 2010 in San Tan Valley to enjoy the 8th Annual PolarFest from 11am – 5pm. PolarFest will be at the Walker Butte K-8 School in Johnson Ranch! Activities will include Arts & Crafts, Snow games, Pony rides, Hay rides, Bouncies, Ferris Wheel, Music/DJ, climbing rock wall and other carnival rides! […]

#18 – Bluegrass Festival January 28, 29 & 30, 2011 AGRI-COUNTRY

Pinal County will celebrate the 25th AGRI-COUNTRY Bluegrass Festival that promises to be 3 days of celebration of rich history and heritage of Pinal County’s Agricultural resources! GREAT MUSIC & FAMILY FUN!  Jamming, Music Workshops, Music and Craft Vendors, Clogging, Jammin Mutt Strut, Old Fashioned Quilt Show, Food and Merchant Vendors throughout the festival. The […]

#17 – Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade – Dec 11, 2010 – Tempe Town Lake

Come spice up your southwestern holiday with the Valley’s most unique holiday event—the Tempe Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade at Tempe Town Lake, featuring as many as 50 festively lighted boats of all sizes, all celebrating “Winter Wonderland,” and special guest Santa Claus who will hear children’s gift requests in Tempe Beach Park. Individuals, families […]