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EVENTS –OCTOBER 2014

ANTHEM

OCT 25 2014 – OCT 26 2014

7th Annual Autumnfest

Anthem – Anthem Community Park

7th Annual Autumnfest – Anthem Community Park, celebrate all things fall, activities include the Frazier Shows Carnival, live entertainment, visual arts,
fine arts & crafts, pumpkin patch, pony & barrel rides, inflatables, eurobungee, hay rides, food court with beer and wine garden by the local
Rotary, free, 10 am – 5 pm, 623-742-6050 or http://onLineAtAnthem.com

GLENDALE

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 31 2014

Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze

Glendale – Tolmachoff Farms

Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze – Tolmachoff Farms, pumpkin patch, 6 acre family corn maze with a new theme every year (search for pieces of your map as you
walk through), mini corn maze (perfect for little ones), haunted corn maze (dare to enter), also petting zoo, train ride($2), hay pyramid, corn box,
adult/child pedal cart track, jumping pillow and more, new this year: climb on 20 X 20 Spider Web, $9 admission, 623-386-1301 or

http://www.tolmachoff-farms.com

OCT 1 2014

Eagles

Glendale – Jobing.com Arena

Eagles – Jobing.com Arena, $43.55 – 211.95, 8 pm, http://ticketmaster.com

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 29 2014

Westgate Hot Rod Night

Glendale – Westgate Entertainment District

Westgate Hot Rod Night – Westgate Entertainment District, a classic car show, live music, happy hour deals and more. All cars are welcome, but you don’t
need to display a vehicle to participate. Families can stroll to see great, restored cars, listen to live music and grab a bite to eat for dinner, free,
Wednesdays, 5-9 pm, http://www.westgateaz.com/hotrod

OCT 2 2014 – OCT 30 2014

Westgate Bike Night

Glendale – Westgate Entertainment District

Westgate Bike Night – Westgate Entertainment District, weekly, see hundreds of motorcycles line Coyotes Boulevard and Westgate Boulevard, plus, enjoy live
music, deals and discounts from Westgate bars and restaurants, Bike Night is fun and family-friendly for all ages, free, Thursdays 5-9 pm, http://www.westgateaz.com/bikenight

OCT 3 2014 – OCT 31 2014


Haunted Corn Maze: AZ Field Of Screams

Glendale – Tolmachoff Farms

Haunted Corn Maze: AZ Field Of Screams – Tolmachoff Farms, (dare to enter), Friday – Saturday and Halloween night, Haunted Maze only: $10 for all ages, $16
any age, Haunt and Family maze $19, 7-11 pm (last ticket sold 10 pm), 623-386-1301 or http://www.azfieldofscreams.com

OCT 12 2014

Arizona Cardinals Preflight Party

Glendale – Westgate Entertainment District

Arizona Cardinals Preflight Party – Westgate Entertainment District, a free pre-game celebration every home game day, starting 3 hours prior to kick-off in
WaterDance Plaza, enjoy live music, games, Cardinals cheerleader autographs, a beer garden for adults, kid-friendly activities and more, then walk over to
the University of Phoenix Stadium, you don’t need a game day ticket for the fun, the party is open to all fans, 10 am, http://www.westgateaz.com/cardinals/

OCT 18 2014


20th Annual Catlin Court Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace

Glendale – Historic Downtown

20th Annual Catlin Court Front Porch Festival & Old Towne Marketplace – Historic Downtown, more than 80 shops and eateries with special activities,
including demonstrations, make and takes, special treats, shops showcase their specialties on their lawns and porches, start at the Glendale Visitor Center
to pick up a downtown walking map, 10 am – 4 pm, 623-903-4500 or http://www.visitglendale.com

OCT 24 2014 – NOV 8 2014


Revenge of the Space Pandas or Binky Rudich and the Two-Speed Clock

Glendale – Brelby Studio

Revenge of the Space Pandas or Binky Rudich and the Two-Speed Clock– Brelby Studio, Only a very serious playwright could produce such an insane comedy,
7:30 & 2 pm, 623-282-2781 or http://brelby.com/

OCT 24 2014 – OCT 26 2014

8th Annual Wild Western Festival

Glendale – Sahuaro Ranch Park

8th Annual Wild Western Festival – Sahuaro Ranch Historic Park, Best in the West entertainment, live music, classic Hollywood western TV and movie stars,
cowboy singers, musicians, vendor encampment and Sutler’s Row, displays and demos, working blacksmiths, Mounted Calvary C-Troop Buffalo Soldiers, Cowboy
Fast-Draw Assn competition, Dutch-oven and chuck wagon camp, kids korral, gunfights and stunt shows, $5-10, http://www.wildwesternfestival.com

OCT 25 2014


KOOL FM 10th Anniversary Classic Car Show

Glendale – Westgate Entertainment District

KOOL FM 10th Anniversary Classic Car Show – Westgate Entertainment District, cruise down to Westgate for a fun and free classic car show, with over 50 car
classes and 1,500 cars on display, along with live music, activity booths and more, open to all makes, models and years, free, 8 am – 3 pm, http://www.westgateaz.com

OCT 26 2014

Arizona Cardinals Preflight Party

Glendale – Westgate Entertainment District

Arizona Cardinals Preflight Party – Westgate Entertainment District, a free pre-game celebration every home game day, starting 3 hours prior to kick-off in
WaterDance Plaza, enjoy live music, games, Cardinals cheerleader autographs, a beer garden for adults, kid-friendly activities and more, then walk over to
the University of Phoenix Stadium, you don’t need a game day ticket for the fun, the party is open to all fans, 10 am, http://www.westgateaz.com/cardinals/

NOV 1 2014 – NOV 9 2014

Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze

Glendale – Tolmachoff Farms

Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze – Tolmachoff Farms, pumpkin patch, 6 acre family corn maze with a new theme every year (search for pieces of your map as you
walk through), mini corn maze (perfect for little ones), haunted corn maze (dare to enter), also petting zoo, train ride($2), hay pyramid, corn box,
adult/child pedal cart track, jumping pillow and more, new this year: climb on 20 X 20 Spider Web, $9 admission, 623-386-1301 or

http://www.tolmachoff-farms.com

PEORIA

SEP 5 2014 – SEP 28 2014

The Angry Housewives

Peoria – Arizona Broadway Theatre

The Angry Housewives – Arizona Broadway Theatre, a laugh-out-loud musical comedy about four angry gals who are fed up with their boyfriends and husbands,
and completely bored with everyday life, looking for something new, they decide to form a rock band and enter an upcoming talent show at their neighborhood
club, a show about newfound self-respect and girl-power, a funny, witty and irresistible show great for both the ladies…and the men who love them, 5:30 pm
and noon, http://azbroadway.org

SEP 5 2014 – SEP 28 2014

I Get a Kick Out of Cole

Peoria – Theater Works

I Get a Kick Out of Cole – Theater Works, one of America’s greatest composers, Mr. Cole Porter set the bar for some of the cleverest, funniest and most
romantic songs ever written that have kept our country humming (and laughing) for generations, experience a splendidly entertaining production of popular
songs and show tunes from the collection of a legendary musician, 623-815-7930 or http://theaterworks.org

SEP 12 2014 – SEP 28 2014


YouthWorks Presents The Tales from the Arabian Nights

Peoria – Theater Works

YouthWorks Presents The Tales from the Arabian Nights – Theater Works, a sultan, bewitched by a magic sword, decrees that he will marry a new bride every
evening and chop off her head the next morning, to save her neck, the clever Scheherazade begins telling her husband a tale each night that is never quite
completed by the morning – thus postponing her execution, Scheherazade keeps up the stories for 1001 nights, finally winning her husband from the evil
spell, 623-815-7930 or http://theaterworks.org

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 31 2014

The Producers

Peoria – Arizona Broadway Theatre

The Producers – Arizona Broadway Theatre, Mel Brooks’ stage adaptation of his own 1968 cult classic film won a record-setting 12 Tony Awards, the Producers
takes no prisoners as it tells the story of a scheming down-on-his-luck Broadway producer, his mild-mannered accountant and their plot to produce the most
notorious flop in history – making themselves millionaires in the process – only thing they didn’t bargain for? success! 623-776-8400 or

http://azbroadway.org

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 31 2014

Night of the Living Dead

Peoria – Theater Works

Fallout from a satellite probe carries a mysterious radiation that transforms the unburied dead into flesh-eating zombies, 7 people trapped in an isolated
farmhouse and held hostage by the ravenous ghouls begin to turn on each other as the dead encroach, gripping, terror-filled monochromatic play, this blend
of thrilling horror laced with touches of black humor unfolds into a shocking theatrical ending, 623-815-7930 or http://theaterworks.org/

OCT 15 2014

ConcertWorks – Germany

Peoria – Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

Mill Ave Chamber Players open their second season with the celebration of Richard Strauss’ 150th birthday, this concert includes works that commemorate his
great influence as a composer, including his Serenade, Op. 7 and his humorous tone poem, Till Eulenspiegel, arranged for chamber ensemble, paired with a
special wine from the composers country, 7:30 pm, 623-815-7930 or http://theaterworks.org/

OCT 15 2014

ConcertWorks – Germany

Peoria – Peoria Center for the Performing Arts

Mill Ave Chamber Players open their second season with the celebration of Richard Strauss’ 150th birthday, this concert includes works that commemorate his
great influence as a composer, including his Serenade, Op. 7 and his humorous tone poem, Till Eulenspiegel, arranged for chamber ensemble, paired with a
special wine from the composers country, 7:30 pm, 623-815-7930 or http://theaterworks.org/

OCT 17 2014 – OCT 31 2014


How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Peoria – Theater Works

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – Theater Works, Friday, power, ambition, greed & love… it’s just another day at the office, an
irreverent musical satire of corporate life, office politics, charm, wit and naive ambition… experience BIG business and all it holds sacred, 623-815-7930
or http://theaterworks.org/

OCT 25 2014

Halloween Monster Bash

Peoria – Centennial Plaza

Halloween Monster Bash – Centennial Plaza, entertainment, children’s activities, parade of costume contests, make-n-take crafts, interactive game, rock
wall, trick or treat, inflatable activities, carnival games, entertainment, free, 5-9 pm, 623-773-7198 or 623-773-7564 or http://www.peoriaaz.gov/specialevents

NOV 1 2014 – NOV 9 2014

The Producers

Peoria – Arizona Broadway Theatre

The Producers – Arizona Broadway Theatre, Mel Brooks’ stage adaptation of his own 1968 cult classic film won a record-setting 12 Tony Awards, the Producers
takes no prisoners as it tells the story of a scheming down-on-his-luck Broadway producer, his mild-mannered accountant and their plot to produce the most
notorious flop in history – making themselves millionaires in the process – only thing they didn’t bargain for? success! 623-776-8400 or

http://azbroadway.org

NOV 1 2014 – NOV 2 2014

Night of the Living Dead

Peoria – Theater Works

Fallout from a satellite probe carries a mysterious radiation that transforms the unburied dead into flesh-eating zombies, 7 people trapped in an isolated
farmhouse and held hostage by the ravenous ghouls begin to turn on each other as the dead encroach, gripping, terror-filled monochromatic play, this blend
of thrilling horror laced with touches of black humor unfolds into a shocking theatrical ending, 623-815-7930 or http://theaterworks.org/

NOV 1 2014 – NOV 9 2014


How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Peoria – Theater Works

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – Theater Works, Friday, power, ambition, greed & love… it’s just another day at the office, an
irreverent musical satire of corporate life, office politics, charm, wit and naive ambition… experience BIG business and all it holds sacred, 623-815-7930
or http://theaterworks.org/

NOV 2 2014

Eight’s Great GrillFest

Peoria – Trilogy at Vistancia

Taste and see rare cooking demonstrations up-close&-personal by renowned PBS gourmet personalities, features Robert McGrath and Baraba Pool Fenzl among
others, with a special focus on grilling, showcases leisurely food, wine and beer sampling, plus live music, 866-977-6849 or http://www.azpbs.org/grillfest

PHOENIX

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 31 2014


Mariposa Monarca-Monarch Butterfly Exhibit

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Mariposa Monarca-Monarch Butterfly Exhibit – Desert Botanical Garden, features hundreds of live monarch butterflies in a beautiful and lush habitat, guests
can view these delicate creatures in the Marshall Butterfly Pavilion, a 2,400-square-foot walk-through butterfly pavilion where visitors learn about the
magical metamorphosis of the monarch life cycle, 480-941-1225 orhttp://www.dbg.org

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 12 2014

Memphis

Phoenix – Phoenix Theatre

Memphis – Phoenix Theatre, 2010 Tony ® Award winner for Best Musical, with a toe-tapping, head-shaking score by Bon Jovi’s founding member David Bryan and
a clever script by Joe DiPietro, filled with laughter, emotion and roof-raising vocals, this captivating piece of modern musical theatre will take you on
an incredible ride complete with the pursuit of big dreams, the defeat of obstacles and the voyage to find what fills your soul, http://phoenixtheatre.com

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 5 2014

Baby Bear Goes to School

Phoenix – Great Arizona Puppet Theater

Baby Bear Goes to School – Great Arizona Puppet Theatre, Baby Bear is excited about his very first day of school in this cute, charming, musical show told
in simple English, great for preschool up to second grade, $7-10, 10 am – 2 pm, 602-262-2050 or http://azpuppets.org

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 12 2014

Radio Golf

Phoenix – Helen K Mason Performing Arts Center

Radio Golf – Helen K Mason Performing Arts Center, by the Black Theatre Troupe, the final play in August Wilson’s epic ten-play cycle chronicling the
African-American experience in the twentieth century, it’s 1997 and an Ivy League-educated lawyer turned developer along with his powerful wife and a
banker want to redevelop a poverty-stricken section of the city, it turns out that one of the houses to be demolished has a significant and mysterious past
that none of them could have ever imagined, http://blacktheatretroupe.org/

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 31 2014


The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor

Phoenix – Irish Cultural Center

The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O’Connor – McClelland Irish Library, exhibition examines the intersection and divergence of ranch life and
bench life, the exhibition features family and public life photos, ranch artifacts on loan from the Day family, items on loan from the O’Connor family, and
selected editorials, http://azirishlibrary.org/

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 31 2014


Fish Out of Water – A Unique Exhibit featuring Gyotaku

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Fish Out of Water – A Unique Exhibit featuring Gyotaku – Desert Botanical Garden, includes impressions of fish from local canals, rivers, lakes and ponds
by using an ancient Japanese technique called gyotaku, the exhibit celebrates the water that sustains present-day societies in Arizona, 480-941-1225 or http://www.dbg.org

OCT 2 2014

Arizona Opera Kick Off

Phoenix – Opera Center

Arizona Opera Kick Off – Opera Center, world renowned super-star baritone Nathan Gunn is honorary guest host, and performances by Mariachi Valle Del Sol in
anticipation of the first mariachi opera, jazz band The Swingtips, and artists of the Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio, special musical guest, soprano
Susannah Biller, previewing her role as Marie in The Daughter of the Regiment, the final production of the 2014-15 Season, 6 pm, http://www.azopera.org

OCT 2 2014

Arizona Opera Kick Off

Phoenix – Opera Center

Arizona Opera Kick Off – Opera Center, world renowned super-star baritone Nathan Gunn is honorary guest host, and performances by Mariachi Valle Del Sol in
anticipation of the first mariachi opera, jazz band The Swingtips, and artists of the Marion Roose Pullin Opera Studio, special musical guest, soprano
Susannah Biller, previewing her role as Marie in The Daughter of the Regiment, the final production of the 2014-15 Season, 6 pm, http://www.azopera.org

OCT 3 2014 – OCT 4 2014

Appalachian Spring

Phoenix – Symphony Hall

Appalachian Spring – Symphony Hall, Maestro Tito Muñoz with Aaron Copland’s quintessential masterpiece, this Pulitzer Prize-winning ballet suite is one of
the most inspiring and symbolic works of the 20th century, also classical saxophonist Amy Dickson; the #1 UK Classical artist who has won Breakthrough
Artist of the Year, evening begins with Morton Gould’s Spirituals, 11 am & 7:30 pm, 602-495-1999 or http://phoenixsymphony.org

OCT 3 2014


Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series – Desert Botanical Garden, different bands, this week features Flamenco Por La Vida, Flamenco, dinner is available
for an additional charge, guests must be aged 21+, includes Garden admission, $20-25, 7 pm, 480-481-8188 or http://www.dbg.org

OCT 3 2014 – OCT 25 2014

Mr. Burns, a post-electric play

Phoenix – Space 55

It’s post nuclear melt-down, there’s no electricity and the survivors are living in small groups when a few people around a campfire start to piece
together their memories of – an episode of The Simpsons, soon they’re taking it a step further, Anne Washburn’s imaginative dark comedy is testament to
both the importance of live theater, and to the resilience of Bart Simpson through the ages, an animated exploration of how the pop culture of one era
might evolve into the mythology of another, $15, 8 & 7:30 pm, alternative theater, http://space55.org

OCT 3 2014

First Friday: John Sims Quartet

Phoenix – The Nash

First Friday: John Sims Quartet – The Nash, bassist John Sims has played with some of the most talented musicians including Michael Kocour, Eric Rasmussen,
Ohad Talmor, Dan Weiss, Lucas Pino, Tamir Hendelman, Ron McCurdy, and jazz saxophone legend Lee Konitz, also performs frequently around the valley with
other local musicians and as a leader with his own ensembles, also opening for jazz master Benny Golson, free, 7:30 pm, http://www.thenash.org

OCT 4 2014

2014 Night Golf

Phoenix – Palo Verde Golf Course

2014 Night Golf – Palo Verde, 9-hole course is lined with glow lights and players receive a glow necklace and glow ball, each foursome will receive a flash
light to wave up the next foursome, golfers walk or pull a cart, a tournament format as a four-person scramble and includes prizes and a goodie bag for
each player, $100/foursome, pre-register, 5:30 pm, 602-249-9930 or http://phoenix.gov/recreation/rec/facilities/golf/index.html

OCT 4 2014

Bill Maher

Phoenix – Comerica Theatre

Bill Maher – Comerica Theatre, $51-98, http://livenation.com

OCT 4 2014

Duel in the Desert

Phoenix – Celebrity Theatre

Duel in the Desert – Celebrity Theatre, seating is in the round, $45, noon, http://celebritytheatre.ticketforce.com

OCT 4 2014

9th Annual Old World Oktoberfest

Phoenix – Margaret T. Hance Park

Featuring live musical entertainment, dancing, a variety of competitions for all ages, vendors, a free “Kinder Village” children’s area, German cooking and
other demonstrations, traditional German food, beer, wine, schnapps, and other Germanic traditions, polka dance contest, Alphorn blowing, $5, free for
children under 12, Fri 4-9 pm, Sat. noon – 9 pm, 480-947-7490 or http://www.phoenixoktoberfest.com

OCT 4 2014


Ensynch 34th Annual StairClimb and Firefighter Challenge

Phoenix – Arizona Center

Ensynch 34th Annual StairClimb and Firefighter Challenge – Arizona Center, climb individually or as a team, top fundraisers receive prizes, $25/person or
$150/family minimum, 8 am – noon, benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 602-224-0068 or http://www.azstairclimb.org

OCT 4 2014

Captain Jack’s Space Attack

Phoenix – Space 55

Jack and his band, explore the galaxy searching for a new home after the destruction of Earth in the year 3013, accompanied by the Queen of former Earth
and a self-proclaimed radical lesbian feminist; a half-human possessing all knowledge and zero emotion; and the polymorphous cultural envoy Viscount Earle,
also featuring a revolving cast of the denizens of whatever planet(s) are featured in each episode, and audience participation, live music, drinking songs,
meteorite attacks, happiness ensues, $5, 10:30 pm, alternative theater, http://space55.org

OCT 4 2014


Fine & Performing Arts – Open House

Phoenix – Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts

Fine & Performing Arts – Open House – Paradise Valley Community College features demos, performances, tours, workshops, and hands-on activities. Music,
dance, theatre, costume design, creative writing, film, and studio recording are among the fine and performing arts programs that will be showcased, free,
noon – 4 pm, http://www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa or http://paradisevalley.edu/fine-arts

OCT 4 2014


First Saturday Concert Series: The Chuck Hall Band

Phoenix – Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts

First Saturday Concert Series: The Chuck Hall Band – CPA Outdoor Amphitheater, blues, food trucks available, bring a folding chair or blanket, space
accommodates lawn seating, free, 6 pm,http://www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa

OCT 5 2014

18th Annual Walk for Hope

Phoenix – Phoenix Zoo

5K fundraiser for research for cancer, $20-25, 6:30 a.m. check-in opens, 7:30 am walk, http://nationalevents.cityofhope.org/site/TR?fr_id=2160&pg=entry

OCT 5 2014


Joan Sebastian Farewell Concert/Rodeo

Phoenix – US Airways Center

One of the most influential Mexican performers of all time. He is the winner of multiple Grammy awards, Latin Grammys and Latin Billboard awards, including
an induction into the Billboard Hall of Fame, Sebastian’s legendary traditions of jaripeo and equestrian performances consistently sell out arenas and
stadiums throughout North America, 800-745-3000 or http://Ticketmaster.com

OCT 8 2014 – NOV 2 2014

Little Bunny’s Halloween

Phoenix – Great Arizona Puppet Theater

Little Bunny’s Halloween – Great Arizona Puppet Theatre, perfect show for little folks, cute and funny, lots of sing-alongs and great fun as Little Bunny
and his mom explore the fun and not-scary side of Halloween, great for preschool up to second grade, $7-10, 10 am – 2 pm, 602-262-2050 or

http://azpuppets.org

OCT 9 2014 – OCT 26 2014

Vanya and Sonia and Mash and Spike

Phoenix – Herberger Theater Center

Vanya and Sonia and Mash and Spike – Herberger Theater Center, written by Christopher Durang, the hilarious winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play on
Broadway, 602-256-6995 or http://www.arizonatheatre.org

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 12 2014


54th Annual Greater Phoenix Greek Festival

Phoenix – James A. Speros Community Center

54th Annual Greater Phoenix Greek Festival – James A. Speros Community Center, ethnic cuisine, cooking demos, cathedral tours, folk dancers, authentic
regional costumes, artifacts, entertainment, $3, Fri 5-10 pm, Sat 11 am – 10 pm, Sun 11 am – 8 pm, 602-264-2791 or http://www.holytrinityphx.org or

http://www.phoenixgreekfestival.org

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 31 2014

130th Annual Arizona State Fair

Phoenix – Arizona State Fairgrounds

130th Annual Arizona State Fair – family entertainment, animals, food, rides, top-notch concerts, exhibits, motorized events, rodeo & more, Tues-Sun,
new attractions, new rides, $5-10,http://www.azstatefair.com

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 12 2014


Cruzar la Cara de la Luna (To Cross the Face of the Moon)

Phoenix – Symphony Hall

Cruzar la Cara de la Luna (To Cross the Face of the Moon) – Symphony Hall, Arizona Opera brings the world’s first mariachi opera to the stage, blending the
passion and artistry of mariachi with the emotionally touching story of a Mexican immigrant family, features the legendary Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán,
sung in Spanish and English with English supertitles, 7:30 & 2 pm, 602-266-7464 or http://www.azopera.com

OCT 10 2014


Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series – Desert Botanical Garden, different bands, this week features Bad Cactus Brass Band, New Orleans jazz, dinner is
available for an additional charge, guests must be aged 21+, includes Garden admission, $20-25, 7 pm, 480-481-8188 or http://www.dbg.org

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 26 2014


Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe

Phoenix – Valley Youth Theatre

Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe – Valley Youth Theatre, the musical based on the first story in C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia,
602-253-8188 ext. 2 or http://vyt.com

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 12 2014

South Pacific

Phoenix – Herberger Theater Center

South Pacific – Herberger, ProMusica Arizona presents the concert version of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s award-winning classic set in an island paradise
during World War II when parallel love stories are threatened by the dangers of prejudice, there are moments of joy, discovery and loss as sailors and
island inhabitants struggle through the conflict, features the ProMusica Arizona Chorale & Orchestra along with professional singers in leading roles,
$40, http://www.pmaz.org

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 19 2014

Arsenic and Old Lace

Phoenix – Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts

Arsenic and Old Lace – Center for Performing Arts, clever combination of the farcical and the macabre, centers on two elderly sisters who are famous in
their Brooklyn neighborhood for their numerous acts of charity, unfortunately, their charity includes poisoning lonely old men with home-made elderberry
wine laced with arsenic, strychnine, and “just a pinch” of cyanide; who come to their home looking for lodging, $8-16, 7:30 & 2 pm, http://www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa

OCT 11 2014


Rendez-Zoo, An Evening of Conservation and Cuisine

Phoenix – Phoenix Zoo

Rendez-Zoo, An Evening of Conservation and Cuisine – Phoenix Zoo, annual fundraiser, an exotic adventure of dinner, drink and dazzling experiences, 6-11
pm, 602-286-3855 or http://phoenixzoo.org/rendezzoo

OCT 11 2014

Sunnyslope Art Walk

Phoenix – Central Avenue

Sunnyslope Art Walk – Central Avenue from Dunlap to the canal, more than 100 artists and crafts people, music from a variety of bands and groups, 5-9 pm,

https://www.facebook.com/sunnyslopeartwalk

OCT 11 2014


Pueblo Grande Museum 85th Anniversary Celebration “Harvesting Our History”

Phoenix – Pueblo Grande Museum

Pueblo Grande Museum 85th Anniversary Celebration “Harvesting Our History” – celebrates the Museum for its role in preserving the Pueblo Grande site, and
the archaeological treasures of the City of Phoenix, a history presentation, dinner of Southwest flavors and entertainment, silent auction, $90, 6 pm, http://www.pueblogrande.com

OCT 11 2014 – OCT 31 2014

Carnival of Illusion

Phoenix – Arizona Biltmore

Carnival of Illusion – Arizona Biltmore Resort, step right up and get ready to laugh, have fun, and celebrate a magical night out, “Revitalizing Magic” by
blending “Around the World in 80 Minutes” international travel theme with the charms of a vaudeville-inspired roadshow, Magic, Mystery, and OOOH La La!,
Saturdays, reservations required, no children under 13, 5:30 & 8 pm, 480-359-7469 or http://www.carnivalofillusion.com

OCT 11 2014 – NOV 1 2014

Arizona State Fair Concert Series

Phoenix – Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Fairgoers can rock out at shows by Barenaked Ladies, Weezer, Queens of the Stone Age, and John Fogerty or get down with such country stars as Justin Moore,
Darius Rucker, and Josh Turner. Additional musical options include Sublime with Rome, Wiz Khalifa, and two special shows featuring multiple performers:
Dave Pratt’s 1980 Something! featuring: Berlin, Cinderella’s Tom Keifer, and John Waite, and Old School Jam featuring: Treach and Kay Gee of Naughty By
Nature, Shock G of Digital Underground feat. Humpty Hump and DJ Fuze, Coolio, Kurtis Blow, and Freestyle Evolution. http://www.azstatefair.com

OCT 12 2014


22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure

Phoenix – Wesley Bolin Plaza

22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure – Wesley Bolin Plaza, 1 mile run/walk, Breast Cancer Survivor’s 5K run, 5K run, 5K walk, Sleep in for
the Cure, all events are non-competitive, benefits breast cancer research, $15-25, 6 am, 602-544-2873 or

http://www.komencanaz.org/komen-race-for-the-cure/race-information

OCT 13 2014

PVCC Jazz Under the Stars Concert

Phoenix – Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts

PVCC Jazz Under the Stars Concert – CPA Outdoor Amphitheater, big bands, food trucks available, bring a folding chair or blanket, space accommodates lawn
seating, free, 7 pm,http://www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa

OCT 17 2014 – OCT 18 2014

Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6

Phoenix – Symphony Hall

Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 – Symphony Hall, Tito Muñoz conducts, Tchaikovsky’s final symphony takes the audience on a pathos-laden journey exploring
life, death and the human existence, a gripping and emotional symphony, features The Phoenix Symphony’s world renowned Concertmaster Steven Moeckel
performing Mozart’s lively Turkish Violin Concerto No. 5, evening begins with overture to Rossini’s popular comedy, L’Italiana in Algeri, 7:30 pm,
602-495-1999 or http://phoenixsymphony.org

OCT 17 2014 – OCT 19 2014

Fall Plant Sale

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Fall Plant Sale – Desert Botanical Garden, one-stop shopping experience featuring the largest variety of arid-adapted plants available in one place, plants
available include: desert wildflowers, large and small cacti and succulents, trees and shrubs, agaves and yuccas, and herbs, vines and bulbs, purchase
pottery and garden accessories from specialty retailers, farmer’s market, expert advice, free, Sat 7 am – 5 pm, Sun 9 am – 5 pm, 480-941-1225 or

http://www.dbg.org

OCT 17 2014


Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series – Desert Botanical Garden, different bands, this week features Turning Point; jazz/fusion, dinner is available for
an additional charge, guests must be aged 21+, includes Garden admission, $20-25, 7 pm, 480-481-8188 or http://www.dbg.org

OCT 17 2014

Studio Spotlight

Phoenix – Dorrance Theatre

Studio Spotlight – Swan Lake – Dorrance Theatre, an intimate rehearsal featuring Ib Andersen and the dancers of Ballet Arizona, step inside the studio at
Ballet Arizona’s new intimate Dorrance Theatre and experience a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming production, the closest you will ever be to the work
without being on the stage! each one-hour gathering includes time for a Q&A discussion, 7 pm, http://balletaz.org

OCT 17 2014

Wanda Sykes Live

Phoenix – Celebrity Theatre

Wanda Sykes Live – Celebrity Theatre, seating is in the round, $46-96, 8:30 pm, http://celebritytheatre.ticketforce.com/

OCT 18 2014


46th Annual Lincoln Family Downtown Y ½ Marathon and 5K

Phoenix

46th Annual Lincoln Family Downtown Y ½ Marathon and 5K – South Mountain Park, includes booths and entertainment, Wyatt Earp stars the race with his double
barrel shot gun, $25-65, 7 am, 602-277-4333 or http://www.arizonaroadracers.com or http://yracephoenix.com/

OCT 18 2014 – OCT 19 2014

Rainbows Festival

Phoenix – Heritage and Science Park

Rainbows Festival – Heritage & Science Park, drawing a crowd in excess of 15,000 friends, families and allies each year, this free annual event is open
to the public and celebrates the diversity of the LGBTQ community, featuring an international food court, artists, merchandise vendors, and entertainment,
10 am – 6 pm, 602-277-7433 or http://phoenixpride.org

OCT 18 2014 – OCT 19 2014

The Arab American Festival

Phoenix – Steele Indian School Park Memorial Hall

The Arab American Festival – Steele Indian School Park, a multi-cultural festival with food, rides and entertainment, $5, noon – 9 pm, 623-239-1025 or

http://www.arabamericanfestival.com

OCT 18 2014

1964…The Tribute

Phoenix – Celebrity Theatre

1964…The Tribute – Celebrity Theatre, Beatles Tribute, seating is in the round, $25-35, 7:30 pm, http://celebritytheatre.ticketforce.com

OCT 18 2014

1964…The Tribute

Phoenix – Celebrity Theatre

1964…The Tribute – Celebrity Theatre, Beatles Tribute, seating is in the round, $25-35, 7:30 pm, http://celebritytheatre.ticketforce.com

OCT 18 2014

International Archaeology Day

Phoenix – Pueblo Grande Museum

International Archaeology Day – Pueblo Grande Museum, free admission, hands-on archaeology demonstrations, children’s activities, tours, excavate a replica
pithouse, tours of the archaeological site, artifact show and tell stations in the galleries, A Historical Presentation: Pueblo Grande Museum (1929-2014)
by the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary in commemoration of the 85th Anniversary of the Museum, free, 9 am – 4:45 pm, http://pueblogrande.com

OCT 18 2014 – OCT 19 2014


52nd Anniversary Orchid Society of Arizona Annual Show & Sale

Phoenix – Arizona State Veterans Home

52nd Anniversary Orchid Society of Arizona Annual Show & Sale – Arizona State Veterans Home, blooming orchids, culture information, orchids &
orchid-related products for sale, educational displays, raffles, refreshments, free, Sat. 9 am – 5 pm, Sun 9 am – 3 pm, 602-803-6889 or

http://www.orchidsocietyaz.org

OCT 18 2014 – OCT 19 2014

MIMFest: Global Music Festival

Phoenix – The MIM

MIMFest: Global Music Festival – The MIM, outdoor festival celebrating musical traditions of the world, extraordinary musical acts from around the globe
performing on two stages, street performers, dancers, Arizona’s finest food trucks, beers from Four Peaks Brewery, Arizona wines, activities for kids and a
special VIP area, $15 – 150, 480-478-6000 orhttp://mim.org/exhibits/mimfest/

OCT 19 2014

Halloween with Harry Potter

Phoenix – Symphony Hall

Halloween with Harry Potter– Symphony Hall, The Hogwarts Express returns this Halloween from its 2013 sold out debut, all muggles and wizards are welcome
to attend as the orchestra performs seasonal selections and even more memorable music from the Harry Potter films, come early dressed as your favorite
Hogwarts citizen and enjoy pre-concert activities throughout the hall, 2:30 pm, 602-495-1999 or http://phoenixsymphony.org

OCT 19 2014

Boyz II Men

Phoenix – Symphony Hall

Boyz II Men– Symphony Hall, the best-selling R&B group of all time, their peerless harmonies are paired with the virtuosity of The Phoenix Symphony for
two unforgettable performances, Randall Craig Fleischer conducts, 7:30 pm, 602-495-1999 or http://phoenixsymphony.org

OCT 21 2014

Erasure – The Violet Flame Tour

Phoenix – Comerica Theatre

Erasure – The Violet Flame Tour – Comerica Theatre, $45-63, 7:30 pm, http://livenation.com

OCT 22 2014


Foreign Language Film Festival: The Human Experience – Living Through Conflict

Phoenix – Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts

Foreign Language Film Festival: The Human Experience – Living Through Conflict – Center for Performing Arts, featuring Turtles Can Fly (Iran/Iraq, PG-13,
98 min.), a devastating Dickensian story set in a Kurdish refugee camp on the Iranian/Iraqi border on the eve of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, a group of
orphaned children struggle to survive amidst the harsh realities of a land plagued by war and tragedy, all of the children in the film are actual war
orphans, lending a great emotional truth to the story, free, 6:30 pm, http://www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa

OCT 23 2014 – OCT 26 2014

13th Annual Great Pumpkin Festival

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

13th Annual Great Pumpkin Festival – Desert Botanical Garden, one of the Valley’s favorite places to find that special pumpkin, take an authentic hayride
out to the Garden’s pumpkin patch, where each day children 12 and under can choose their own free pumpkin, $6-15, Th-Fri 8:30 am – noon, Sat-Sun 8:30 am -
3 pm, 480-941-1225 or http://www.dbg.org

OCT 23 2014

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OCT 26 2014

The Bad and the Beautiful

Phoenix – Herberger Theater Center

The Bad and the Beautiful – Herberger Theater Center, featuring Billy the Kid/the Ballet, produced by Center Dance Ensemble, $14-28, 7:30 & 2 pm,
602-252-8497 or http://centerdance.com/ or http://www.herbergertheater.org

OCT 23 2014


Luke Bryan: That’s My Kind of Night Tour 2014

Phoenix – Ak-Chin Pavilion

Luke Bryan: That’s My Kind of Night Tour 2014 – Ak-Chin Pavilion, with Lee Brice and Cole Swindell, 7 pm, http://livenation.com

OCT 23 2014


PVCC Classical Music Ensembles Concert

Phoenix – Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts

PVCC Classical Music Ensembles Concert – Center for Performing Arts, featuring performances by the PVCC Choir, North Valley Chamber Orchestra, Piano
Ensemble, Improvisation Ensemble, Flute Ensemble and much more, free, 7:30 pm, http://www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa

OCT 24 2014


Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series – Desert Botanical Garden, different bands, this week features The Sugar Thieves; Delta Blues, dinner is available
for an additional charge, guests must be aged 21+, includes Garden admission, $20-25, 7 pm, 480-481-8188 or http://www.dbg.org

OCT 24 2014

Fiesta!

Phoenix – Paradise Valley Community College

Fiesta! – Paradise Valley Community College, Los Tres Tenores meet Flamenco and the fireworks begin, http://www.phoenixopera.org/

OCT 24 2014 – OCT 31 2014

Ofrenda Exhibition

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Ofrenda Exhibition – Phoenix Botanical Garden, Ofrenda, or Offering, part of the traditional Mexican celebration of Día de los Muertos, a spot is selected
to put photographs, flowers, decorations, lit candles and favorite food of those who have passed, preparing an altar of offerings to the dead helps
transform grief into acceptance, view original Ofrenda installations by local AZ artists that have been created specifically for this exhibition,

http://www.dbg.org/

OCT 24 2014


Fiesta! Presented by the Phoenix Opera

Phoenix – Paradise Valley Community College Center for the Performing Arts

Fiesta! Presented by the Phoenix Opera – Center for Performing Arts, popular vocalists Los Tres Tenores will be joined on stage by Flamenco dancers and
musicians, $8-20, 7:30 pm,http://www.paradisevalley.edu/cpa

OCT 24 2014 – OCT 25 2014

Arizona Jazz Festival

Phoenix – Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

Arizona Jazz Festival – Arizona Grand Resort & Spa, Heads of State featuring Johnny Gill, Bobby Brown & Ralph Tresvant, Boyz II Men, Charlie
Wilson, Brian McKnight, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Kem & many more, http://arizonajazzfestival.com/

OCT 25 2014


Maricopa County Master Gardeners’ Fall Plant Sale

Phoenix – Metro Tech High School

Maricopa County Master Gardeners’ Fall Plant Sale – Metro Tech, presentations provide guidance for getting things growing in your garden after our
scorching summer heat, plants have been grown here in the Valley by certified Master Gardeners and other local producers, experts on hand to offer free
gardening advice and seminars, children’s activities and pumpkin patch, free, 8 am – 2 pm, 602-470-8086 or

http://cals.arizona.edu/maricopa/garden/html/general/hort.htm

OCT 26 2014


7th Annual Hemophilia Walk at the Zoo

Phoenix – Phoenix Zoo

7th Annual Hemophilia Walk at the Zoo – Phoenix Zoo, 5K family-friendly walk, to raise funds for statewide programs and services, advocacy, education and
awareness about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders, includes face painters and more! participants receive a walk t-shirt and a wrist band to enjoy ALL
day admittance at the Phoenix Zoo, 602-955-3947 or http://www.arizonahemophilia.org

OCT 26 2014


3rd Annual Dia de los Muertos Phoenix

Phoenix – Margaret T. Hance Park

3rd Annual Dia de los Muertos Phoenix – Margaret T. Hance Park, masked performers bring our traditions to life in a family-friendly festival filled with
music, pageantry, food and art, at sunset, we will all participate in a Procesión and share a moment of silence to remember and honor our loved ones who
have passed but who have not been forgotten, free, 1-6 pm, http://diadelosmuertosphx.com

OCT 26 2014

AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run Phoenix

Phoenix – Downtown

AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run Phoenix – downtown, PAWS for the Cause participants may choose to take the designated Waggin’ Trails for a shorter route,
$30-40 registration fee includes an official AIDS Walk Arizona & 5K Run T-shirt, the 5K is a chip-timed race, 9 am, 602-882-8675 or

http://www.aidswalkaz.org/

OCT 26 2014

Elgar’s Viola Concerto

Phoenix – Central Methodist Church

Elgar’s Viola Concerto – Central United Methodist Church, MusicaNova features viola soloist Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt in a new work by a MusicaNova
Composition Fellow, also P. I. Tchaikovsky: Orchestral Suite No. 2, $15-20, 4 pm, http://www.musicanovaaz.com

OCT 29 2014 – OCT 31 2014

Shear Madness

Phoenix – Phoenix Theatre

Shear Madness – Phoenix Theatre, holds the Guinness record for longest-running play in the history of American Theatre, celebrating its 35th anniversary
this year, this unique murder mystery is a true crowd-pleaser packed with up-to-the minute spontaneous humor and exciting intrigue, don’t miss your chance
to spot the clues, question the suspects and solve the funniest mystery in the history of crime, with an outcome that is never the same,

http://phoenixtheatre.com

OCT 29 2014


Musical Interlude Series: Octubafest!

Phoenix – The MIM

Musical Interlude Series: Octubafest! – Musical Instrument Museum, $7 or free with museum admission, 10:30 am, http://herbergerinstitute.asu.edu/

OCT 30 2014 – NOV 2 2014

Swan Lake

Phoenix – Symphony Hall

Swan Lake – Symphony Hall, a story of romance, sorcery and betrayal, and centered on one of life’s most recognizable themes – good triumphing over evil, Ib
Andersen infuses Ballet Arizona’s production with a new passion that embodies all the beauty, strength, and grace of classical ballet, with the Phoenix
Symphony, http://balletaz.org

OCT 30 2014 – OCT 31 2014


29th Annual Million Dollar Hole-in-One

Phoenix – Arizona Biltmore Country Club

One of the nation’s top amateur hole-in-one tournament, top finishers each day receive prizes such as Ping irons, golf bags and certificates for
complimentary foursomes at the Valley’s best golf courses, top three daily finishers advance to the finals on 11/11 for a shot at the $1 million hole,
$1/shot, or $10 for 11, benefit, 9 am – 7 pm, http://www.fiestabowl.org

OCT 31 2014

2014 Night Golf

Phoenix – Palo Verde Golf Course

2014 Night Golf – Palo Verde, 9-hole course is lined with glow lights and players receive a glow necklace and glow ball, each foursome will receive a flash
light to wave up the next foursome, golfers walk or pull a cart, a tournament format as a four-person scramble and includes prizes and a goodie bag for
each player, $100/foursome, pre-register, 5 pm, 602-249-9930 or http://phoenix.gov/recreation/rec/facilities/golf/index.html

OCT 31 2014


Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series

Phoenix – Desert Botanical Garden

Music in the Garden Fall Concert Series – Desert Botanical Garden, different bands, this week features Tro De Mambo; Latin jazz/percussion, (formerly
Fuerza Caribe) dinner is available for an additional charge, guests must be aged 21+, includes Garden admission, $20-25, 7 pm, 480-481-8188 or http://www.dbg.org

“OUT OF TOWN” EVENTS

FLAGSTAFF

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 29 2014

NightVisions V Exhibition

Flagstaff – Coconino Center for the Arts

NightVisions V Exhibition – Coconino Center for the Arts, with national and international artists, designed to remind us of our connection to natural night
and fuse artistic and scientific perception, promoting the idea that science and art are two linked aspects of human experience, juried exhibition features
artists in various media such as painting, photography, ceramics, glasswork, and textiles depicting the magnificence of space and nature, http://flagartscouncil.com

OCT 4 2014

6th Annual Flagstaff Oktoberfest

Flagstaff – Wheeler Park

6th Annual Flagstaff Oktoberfest – Wheeler Park, a beer tent with beer and wine provided by Nackard Bottling Company, rockin’ music line-up on the stage,
benefits Northern Arizona Food Bank, $2 or 2 cans of food, 11 am – 8 pm, 928-606-7600 or http://flagstaffoktoberfest.com

OCT 4 2014

Night Skywriting Trio in Concert

Flagstaff – Coconino Center for the Arts

A concert of space inspired music, includes a variety of soprano sax, bass, and drums & electro/acoustic percussion, also a pre-concert lecture about
Jane Ira Bloom’s experience as a NASA commissioned artist, a member of the NASA Art Team, and the use of source sounds and audio from space probe telemetry
integrated into her musical compositions, $20-25, 928-779-2300 or http://flagartscouncil.org/

OCT 4 2014

Astronomy Day

Flagstaff – Lowell Observatory

Astronomy Day – Lowell Observatory, features special activities all day, 928-233-3212 or http://www.lowell.edu

OCT 5 2014

William Kanengiser

Flagstaff – Shepherd of the Hills – Flagstaff

William Kanengiser – Shepherd of the Hills Church, one of America’s finest classical guitarists, a founding member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet,
Grammy-award winner for Best Classical Crossover Recording in 2004, performs Shingo Fuji’s “Concierto de Los Angeles” for solo guitar and guitar orchestra,
orchestra is comprised of guitar students from AZ Universities and community Colleges, $25-30, 2:30 pm, http://www.canyonguitar.org

OCT 8 2014 – OCT 12 2014


12th Annual Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival

Flagstaff – Orpheum Theater – Flagstaff

12th Annual Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival – The Orpheum Theatre, a series of screenings, offers independent documentary films, topics range from
indigenous studies, extreme sports, international topics and environmental issues, 928-556-1580 or http://www.flagstaffmountainfilms.org

OCT 11 2014

8th Annual Scandinavian Fair

Flagstaff – San Francisco de Asis School

8th Annual Scandinavian Fair – San Francisco de Asis School, Swedish meatball lunches $7 each, Scandinavian booths – Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland,
Iceland, lefse, demonstrations, food and crafts for sale, live music, free, 9 am – 3 pm, 928-779-5959 or http://www.sofnaz.com

OCT 11 2014


15th Annual Soulstice Mountain Trail Run

Flagstaff

15th Annual Soulstice Mountain Trail Run – Sunset Trailhead, 10K ultra/trail, 11.5 mile Ultra/Trail, high-altitude cross-country footrace along forest
service road and forest trail with course elevation between 7900 and 8800 ft., two loops in a figure-8, 8 am, 928-600-3685 or http://www.natra.org or

http://www.arizonaroadracers.com

OCT 14 2014

An Evening with Chris Smither

Flagstaff – Coconino Center for the Arts

An Evening with Chris Smither – Coconino Center for the Arts, an American original, his music draws from the blues, American folk music, modern poets and
humanist philosophers, $35, doors open at 6:30 pm, 928-779-2300 or http://flagartscouncil.org

OCT 22 2014 – OCT 23 2014

Orionid Meteor Shower

Flagstaff – Lowell Observatory

Orionid Meteor Shower – Lowell Observatory, a fun and educational meteor shower night, learn about the origins of meteor showers, learn how to
differentiate between meteorites, and participate in many science-based, exciting hands-on activities, observe breathtaking objects through telescopes and
enjoy multimedia programs, 7 pm, http://www.lowell.edu H

OCT 24 2014

Fantastic FSO

Flagstaff – Ardrey Auditorium

Fantastic FSO – Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra featuring Antonin Dvorak: Midday Witch, Op. 108; Franz Liszt: Mephisto Walt No. 1,
S. 110/2; Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14; a festival Halloween costume concert and student art display too, with Elizabeth Schulze, artistic
director and conductor, 6:30 pm Conversation with the Conductor and guest soloists, 7:30 pm concert, http://flagstaffsymphony.org

OCT 25 2014 – OCT 26 2014


11th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente

Flagstaff – Museum of Northern Arizona

11th Annual Celebraciones de la Gente – Museum of Northern Arizona, for Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, transforming grief into celebration, this
ritual pays homage to the lives of lost loved ones by inviting them back to enjoy their favorite music, and foods and to honor their contributions in life,
families bring ofrendas (alters) from their homes to share in a courtyard exhibit, illuminated by candles and luminarias, $4-7, 9 am – 5 pm, 928-774-5213
or http://www.musnaz.org

OCT 25 2014

Pumpkin Walk

Flagstaff – The Arboretum at Flagstaff

Pumpkin Walk – The Arboretum at Flagstaff, bring your flashlight for a walk through the gardens following a path illuminated by creatively carved pumpkins,
enjoy hot cider, a fire pit, and nocturnal animal displays, join the fun and come in costume, 6-8 pm, 928-774-1442 or http://www.thearb.org

OCT 25 2014

Zombie Walk 5

Flagstaff – Heritage Square

Zombie Walk 5 – Heritage Square and Science Park, zombie walk meanders through Downtown, costume contests, live music, Ghostbusters, fun for tiny ghouls on
up to freakish adult Zombies, by Downtown Phoenix Partnership, 2-10 pm, http://downtownphoenix.com

OCT 31 2014

Spooky Science

Flagstaff – Lowell Observatory

Spooky Science – Lowell Observatory, a spooktacular Halloween celebration, during the day, experience haunted tours, in the evening, see our Freaky
Astronomy program that features the “darker” side of space, including topics such as spooky nebulae, dark matter, dark energy, black holes, rogue planets
and eerie sounds from cosmos, $12, 928-233-3212 or http://www.lowell.edu

NOV 1 2014


15th Annual River Runner Film Festival & Auction

Flagstaff – Coconino Center for the Arts

Includes river themed films, silent auction, raffle, and food, proceeds benefit the hands-on experiential learning opportunities at Grand Canyon Youth, an
evening for celebrating the positive power youth have in their communities and as stewards of the natural world, $10/individual, $30/families, 5-10 pm,
928-773-7921 or http://www.gcyouth.org

LAKE HAVASU

OCT 4 2014


5th Annual Marine Corps League Auxiliary Octoberfest

Lake Havasu City

5th Annual Marine Corps League Auxiliary Octoberfest – Campbell Ranch, celebrate fall with music, traditional German food and family fun, $10, noon,
928-453-7524 or http://www.golakehavasu.com

OCT 4 2014 – OCT 12 2014

33rd Annual Jet Ski World Finals

Lake Havasu City – Crazy Horse Resort Aqua Stadium

33rd Annual Jet Ski World Finals – Crazy Horse Resort Aqua Stadium, competitors from more than 40 U.S. states and countries churn the waters to win a share
of more than $25,000 in prizes at the world’s largest and most prestigious personal watercraft race attracting more than 750 personal watercraft racers,
finals and free-style 10/12-13, 8 am – 5 pm, 928-764-2210 ext 615 or http://www.ijsba.com/world-finals/ or http://www.golakehavasu.com

OCT 8 2014

7th Annual IJSBA Parade of Nations

Lake Havasu City – Under the London Bridge

7th Annual IJSBA Parade of Nations – Under the London Bridge, celebration honoring the IJSBA World Finals participants and their respective countries
flags, 7 pm, free to spectators, 928-486-4347 or http://www.golakehavasu.com/events/details/1296/7th-annual-ijsba-parade-of-nations/

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 12 2014

Lucas Oil Drag Boat Races

Lake Havasu City – Rotary Park & Thompson Bay

Lucas Oil Drag Boat Races – Thunder on the River – Rotary Park & Thompson Bay, professional drag boat racing, some of the fastest runs ever in the Top
Fuel Hydro category where speeds have already surpassed the 260 mile per hour mark in as little as 3.3-seconds on a 1,000-foot race course, the best of the
top race teams in the country battle it out, supercharged big-block engines, http://www.golakehavasu.com or http://www.lucasoildragboats.com

OCT 16 2014 – OCT 18 2014


37th Annual Relics & Rods Run to the Sun

Lake Havasu City – London Bridge Resort Golf Course

37th Annual Relics & Rods Run to the Sun – London Bridge Resort Golf Course, one of the largest car shows in the southwest featuring pre-1972 street
rods & custom cars, free admission Thursday for Cruise Night at the Shops at Lake Havasu (mall) from 5-9 pm, Show & Shine Fri-Sat 8 am – 4 pm,
$7/day or $10 for 2 days, 928-855-0933 or http://www.golakehavasu.com or http://www.relicsandrods.com

OCT 16 2014

Relics & Rods Cruise Night

Lake Havasu City – Main Street

Relics & Rods Cruise Night – Main Street, kick off to the Relics & Rods Run to the Sun, stroll down nostalgia lane and check out many of the
fantastic vehicles that will be on display, free, 5-9 pm, 928-855-0933 or http://www.golakehavasu.com/events/details/1297/relics–rods-cruise-night

OCT 25 2014


43rd Annual London Bridge Days Parade

Lake Havasu City – McCulloch Blvd.

43rd Annual London Bridge Days Parade – McCulloch Blvd. beginning at Acoma Blvd. traditional parade with marching bands, local organizations and the
ever-popular Shriners, 10 am,http://www.golakehavasu.com

OCT 31 2014


9th Annual Main Street Halloween Fight Night

Lake Havasu City – Main Street

9th Annual Main Street Halloween Fight Night – Main Street, thousands of residents and visitors, kids and adults, dressed in costume and trick-or-treating
along the boulevard, activities, food, beverages, fun, free, 7-11:45 pm,

http://www.golakehavasu.com/events/details/1555/9th-annual-main-street-halloween-fright-night

PAYSON

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 12 2014


10th Annual Rim Country Quilt Roundup

Payson – Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Exhibition Hall

10th Annual Rim Country Quilt Roundup – Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Exhibition Hall, a regional quilt show with an AQS quilt appraiser, nationally
recognized teachers such as Sharon Schamber and Anelie Belden, classes, lectures, vendor mall, special exhibit and a Saturday evening awards banquet, $5,
under 12 free, (also non-perishable food for food bank), Fri 10 am – 6:30 pm, Sat. 10 am – 5:30 pm, Sun 10 am – 3 pm, 928-978-3464 or

http://www.quiltroundup.com

OCT 17 2014 – OCT 19 2014


Annual Payson Art League ARToberFEST

Payson

Annual Payson Art League ARToberFEST- Mazatzal Casino Exhibit Hall, 22 booths of local artists including sculpture, pottery, textiles, oil painters,
photography, each artist has a raffle, benefits children’s art supplies, preview Friday night 5-9 pm, $5, Saturday and Sunday, 10 to 5 pm, no charge,
928-472-8147 or http://www.paysonrimcountry.com or http://www.paysonartleague.org/

NOV 2 2014

Mazatzals Trail Run

Payson – Sunflower

Mazatzals Trail Run – about 18 miles, approximately 14 miles of the course is on jeep road, the rest is trail, course is well-marked with one aid station
at 9 miles (water only), a scenic and challenging loop course, elevation at the start is 3910′ and 6080′ at the top, 7:30 am – 3 pm, http://arizonaroadracers.com/

PRESCOTT

OCT 1 2014 – OCT 26 2014

Hold Your Horses

Prescott – Phippen Museum

Hold Your Horses – Phippen Museum, in tribute to that powerful, loyal and hardworking companion of all mankind, and in the same tradition as classic
Western artists of the past, join this very special invitational exhibition and sale featuring artwork focused entirely on the Horse, $5-7,

http://www.phippenartmuseum.org

OCT 3 2014 – OCT 5 2014


7th Annual Prescott Artists’ Studio Tour

Prescott

7th Annual Prescott Artists’ Studio Tour – juried and self-guided, visit the more than 30 artist’s studios to see them at work, additional demonstrations
will be at Mountain Artists Gallery, 10 am – 4 pm, 928-445-2510 or http://www.mountainartistsguild.org/StudioTour.htm or http://www.prescottstudiotour.com

OCT 4 2014 – OCT 25 2014

Prescott Farmers Market

Prescott – Yavapai College

Prescott Farmers Market – Yavapai College, 80 vendors, produce, crafts, bakery items, information, Saturdays, 7:30 am – noon,

http://prescottfarmersmarket.org

OCT 4 2014 – OCT 5 2014

36th Annual Folk Music Festival

Prescott – Sharlot Hall Museum

36th Annual Folk Music Festival – Sharlot Hall Museum, Arizona’s oldest such gathering, featuring an amazing array of top folk-music talent performing on
multiple stages, complemented by impromptu jam sessions throughout the shade-covered museum grounds, showcases best of Arizona acoustic music with more
than 150 performers, fiddlers, banjo players, guitarists, singers and songwriters, $8, 10 am – 5 pm, 928-445-3122 or http://www.sharlot.org

OCT 4 2014

31st Annual Man Against Horse Race

Prescott – Mingus Mountain

31st Annual Man Against Horse Race – Mingus Mountain, runners run concurrently with horses, 25 & 50 mile courses are moderately difficult; 12 mile is a
rolling course, mostly on mountainous trails and back roads through tall pines of Mingus Mtn, elevation begins at 5000 feet with 50 mile course climbing to
an elevation of 7600 ft., 6:30 am 50 mile; 7:30 am 25 mile; 7:45 am 12 mile, $25-95, 928-636-2028 or http://www.arizonaroadracers.com or

http://managainsthorse.net/

OCT 10 2014

Evening Moonlit Walks

Prescott – Highlands Center for Natural History

Evening Moonlit Walks – Highlands Center for Natural History, join Naturalists to experience the wonder of nature at night, dress for the weather, wear
comfortable walking shoes, bring your own water, and a flashlight, 7:30 pm, http://highlandscenter.org/

OCT 11 2014 – OCT 12 2014

23rd Annual Fall Fest in the Park

Prescott – Courthouse Plaza

23rd Annual Fall Fest in the Park – Courthouse Plaza, more than 100 arts & crafts vendors from throughout Arizona, includes fine art, jewelry, food and
more, Sat. 9 am – 5 pm, Sun. 9 am – 4 pm, 928-445-2000 or http://www.prescott.org

OCT 11 2014 – OCT 12 2014


Great Outdoors – Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo

Prescott – Watson Lake Park

Great Outdoors – Outdoor Recreation Festival & Expo – Watson Lake Park, a fun-filled day of live music, exhibitors, food, clinics, and more as we
feature the amazing outdoor recreational opportunities of the Prescott area, and the latest and greatest in equipment, vendors include various Game &
Fish programs, 7 am, http://www.prescott.org

OCT 18 2014


The Troubadour Experience – George Strait Tribute Show

Prescott – Elks Theatre

The Troubadour Experience – George Strait Tribute Show – Elks Theatre, carrying on in true George Strait tradition, 7pm, http://www.prescottelkstheater.com

OCT 24 2014

4th Friday Art Walk

Prescott

4th Friday Art Walk – 15 galleries stay open late and offer food, musical entertainment, artist receptions and painting demonstrations,

http://www.artthe4th.com

OCT 24 2014 – OCT 25 2014

Prescott Ghost Talk

Prescott – Prescott Center for the Arts

Prescott Ghost Talk – Prescott Center for the Arts Theatre, an evening of historic ghostly folklore told by the apparitions themselves at two showings each
night, experience Arizona’s past when our famous and infamous “spirits” enact their spooky tales, $12, 6 & 7:30 pm, 928-445-3286 or

http://www.pca-az.net

OCT 25 2014


3rd Annual Arizona Firefighter’s Chili Cookoff

Prescott – YMCA Sky-Y Camp

3rd Annual Arizona Firefighter’s Chili Cookoff – YMCA Sky-Y Camp, open to the general public, proceeds benefit the AZ chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis
Foundation, public tasting and fun events begin at 12:00 pm, chili cooking begins at 8 am, cooks can win cash prizes and trophies, for firefighters, the
awarding of bragging rights apply, compete solo, or put together a team, not a chili cook? bring a pie for the pie auction, http://www.chiliaz.com

OCT 31 2014

Boo at the Zoo

Prescott – Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary

Boo at the Zoo – Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, dress in your costume and come out for safe and fun trick-or-treating, bring a flashlight for a chance
to see the nocturnal animals in their natural setting, $3-5, 6-9 pm, http://www.heritageparkzoo.org

NOV 1 2014

The Piano Man

Prescott – Elks Theatre

The Piano Man – Elks Theatre, Billy Joel and Elton John come to life in this multimedia tribute starring the voice and piano of British entertainer Terry
Davies, 7pm, http://www.prescottelkstheater.com/

PRESCOTT VALLEY

SEDONNA

OCT 4 2014

10th Annual Slide Rock Fall Fest

Sedona – Slide Rock State Park

10th Annual Slide Rock Fall Fest – Slide Rock State Park, featuring talks, music and demonstrations, 928-282-3034 or http://www.azstateparks.com

OCT 10 2014 – OCT 12 2014

Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows

Sedona – Village of Oak Creek,

Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows – Village of Oak Creek, located on scenic Hwy 179, the Gateway to Sedona, take home your own personal piece of the
Southwest, free, 9 am – 6 pm, 760-985-7773 or http://www.oakcreekartsandcraftsshows.com

OCT 11 2014 – OCT 12 2014


24th Annual Sedona Arts Festival & Artist Invitational

Sedona – Red Rock High School

24th Annual Sedona Arts Festival & Artist Invitational – Red Rock H.S., 150 new and returning fine artists from across the country, live entertainment,
Kidzone, food and this year features the Sedona Visual Artists’ Coalition, $8-10, Sat. 10 am – 5 pm, Sun. 10 am – 4 pm, 928-204-9456 or

http://www.SedonaArtsFestival.org

OCT 18 2014

10th Annual Plein Air Festival

Sedona – Main Street in Uptown Sedona

10th Annual Plein Air Festival – Main Street in Uptown Sedona, see nationally and locally recognized Plein Air artists creating paintings of their
surroundings in the open air, visit with more than 20 artists in action along the sidewalks and in courtyards and plazas, free, 928-204-2390 or
928-282-3809 or http://www.sedonaartscenter.com

OCT 18 2014 – OCT 19 2014


Sedona Gem & Mineral Club Annual Show

Sedona – Red Rock High School

Sedona Gem & Mineral Club Annual Show – Red Rock High School, $2, Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm, 928-300-8333 or

http://www.sedonagemandmineral.org

OCT 24 2014

50’s & 60’s Graffiti Gold Show

Sedona – Soundbites

50’s & 60’s Graffiti Gold Show – Sound Bites, 90-minute trip back to those special days of Rock ‘n’ Roll, music and memories with Tom Tayback and the
Daddy O’s, $20, 7:30 pm, 800-838-3006 or http://GraffitiGoldShow.com

OCT 24 2014 – OCT 26 2014

Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows

Sedona – Village of Oak Creek

Oak Creek Arts & Crafts Shows – Village of Oak Creek, located on scenic Hwy 179, the Gateway to Sedona, take home your own personal piece of the
Southwest, free, 9 am – 6 pm, 760-985-7773 or http://www.oakcreekartsandcraftsshows.com

OCT 25 2014 – OCT 26 2014

Art & Craft Show

Sedona – Bell Rock Plaza Sedona

Art & Craft Show – Bell Rock Plaza, between 35-55 artists with paintings, leather, jewelry, wood, metal, fountains, carvings and many Native American
artists too, 928-284-9627 or http://www.bellrockartshows.com/

OCT 31 2014 – NOV 1 2014

Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

Sedona – Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village

Dia de Los Muertos Celebration – Tlaquepaque, expand your knowledge of the holiday through the beauty and creativity of Ofrenda installations by joining
and making a personal offering for those special friends, family members or even pets that might be missed, free, http://www.tlaq.com

OCT 31 2014


28th Annual Safe & Fun Trick or Treating in Uptown

Sedona – Uptown Sedona

28th Annual Safe & Fun Trick or Treating in Uptown – Uptown merchants welcome all good ghouls and ghosts, decorated storefronts and costumed characters
hand out treats, free, 5-8 pm, http://www.sedonamainstreet.com


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