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Camelot Therapeutic Horsemanship’s Starry Knights Fundraiser

2014-10-25 | ImagesAZ | Community


Enjoy a special evening with cocktails, dinner, desert, auctions and more, all in support of Camelot’s free therapeutic horsemanship program for adults and children with disabilities. 6-9 p.m. $125 per person, $1,000 per table (10 people). Scottsdale Plaza Resort, 7200 N. Scottsdale Rd., camelotaz.org. ... More

Cave Creek Wicked

2014-10-25 | ImagesAZ | Community


Zombies, ghosts and goblins galore all make their appearance during Arizona’s only all-day, all-night Halloween celebration hosted throughout the town. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., kids can trick -or-treat, thriller dance and bounce the day away, while the late night costumed crowd can enjoy the Zombie Ball and area saloons via a complimentary fun bus that runs 6 p.m. through 1 a.m. Along Cave Creek Rd., 602-400-3330, cavecreekwicked.com. ... More

Kiwanis Concert Series: “Sinatra and Friends” Starring Robbie Howard

2014-10-25 | ImagesAZ | Music


Las Vegas headliner Robbie Howard as Frank Sinatra brilliantly delivers the music, comedy and memories of the Rat Pack with all the smoothness of "Old Blue Eyes" himself. 6 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. $30 per person. Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy St., 480-488-7169, kiwaniscarefree.org. ... More

“Get Off Your Butt and Come Putt” 18-Hole Putting Tournament

2014-10-25 | ImagesAZ | Community


Join Kiwanis Club of Carefree for an exciting 18-hole putting tournament followed by cocktails, a buffet, live auction and prizes. Proceeds benefit Kiwanis Club of Carefree Benefit Foundation, Inc. 3 p.m. $100 per player; $50 non-players. Tonto Verde Golf Course, 18402 E. El Circulo Dr., 480-488-8400, kiwaniscarefree.org.... More

Waking Up with the Butterflies Self-Guided Photography Session

2014-10-25 | ImagesAZ | Art


Capture the perfect photo of awakening butterflies during this quiet hour in Butterfly Wonderland’s tropical rainforest before the doors open for the day. 8-9 a.m., check-in is at 7:45 a.m. $10 for members, $30 for non-members. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, 480-800-3000 ext. 207, butterflywonderland.com.... More

Musical Theatre of Anthem Auditions

2014-10-22 | ImagesAZ | Youth


Audition for roles in MTA’s upcoming productions: “The Diary of Anne Frank” (ages 13 to adult) and their 2014 holiday show (ages 9 to 19). Registration materials available online. 11 a.m. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, 602-743-9892, musicaltheatreofanthem.com.... More

A Taste of Fall

2014-10-22 | ImagesAZ | Community


Get a taste of fall by sampling local wine, beer and whiskey paired with appetizers. Proceeds benefit Rotary Club of Anthem charities. 6 p.m. $30 per person or $50 for two people. Anthem Civic Building, 3701 W. Anthem Way, 623-551-5457, rotaryclubofanthem.com.... More

Mind Quest Lecture Series: A New Look at Old Faces with Dr. Britton Shepardson

2014-10-21 | ImagesAZ | Art


Archaeologist and author Dr. Britton Shepardson discusses the mysteries surrounding Easter Island. 7-8:30 p.m. $18 FCF members; $20 non-members. FCF Holland Community Center, 34250 N. 60th St.... More

Cinematic Reflections on the Cold War Era: An American Ism: Joe McCarthy

2014-10-21 | ImagesAZ | Community


Trace the evolution of the Cold War from its genesis after WWII to its conclusion in 1991 with a series of documentary films and discussions held the third Tuesday of each month. 5-7 p.m. Free. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., 480-488-2286, desertfoothillslibrary.org.... More

TRRFCC Fall "Fun-Raiser"

2014-10-20 | ImagesAZ | Community


Support TRRFCC Horsemanship with an all-u-can-eat chuckwagon dinner and silent auction. Plenty of fun for the whole family. 5-8 p.m. $15. Buffalo Chip Saloon and Steakhouse, 6811 E. Cave Creek Rd., 480-272-0929, trrfcchorsemanship.org. ... More

Cabaret Series: Charles Lewis & Shannon Wallace

2014-10-19 | ImagesAZ | Art


Relish an evening of Broadway favorites and jazz greats with the smooth sounds of cabaret duo Charles Lewis and Shannon Wallace. 6-9 p.m., $40 (includes appetizers, wine and show). Venues Café, 34 Easy St., 480-488-1090, azfcf.org.... More

NVSO's Cool Tropical Nights

2014-10-18 | ImagesAZ | Community

North Valley Symphony Orchestra opens its 2014-2015 concert season with this musical performance featuring Gottschalk’s A Night in the Tropics, Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Gould’s Latin-American Symphonette and Chabrier’s España. 7 p.m. $5. North Canyon High School, 1700 E. Union Hills Dr., 623-980-4628, northvalleysymphony.org.... More

"A Handshake is Enough" Book Launch

2014-10-18 | ImagesAZ | Art


Artist Marless Fellows’ first book, A Handshake is Enough, combines 36 of her original art works with poetry by nationally known cowboy poets. Celebrate the book’s release with music, refreshments and poetry presentations by Gary Penney. 5-8 p.m. Saddle Up Gallery, 6140 E. Cave Creek Rd., Ste. 3B, 480-488-9303, saddleupgallery.com. ... More

Cars for Charity

2014-10-18 | ImagesAZ | Community


Get your motor running with this festival featuring more than 150 antique, muscle, hot-rod and custom cars. Proceeds benefit various church and Knights of Columbus charities. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Free. Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church, 36811 N. Pima Rd., carshowscottsdale.com.... More

Rhapsody School of Music

2014-10-14 | ImagesAZ | Lifestyle


Writer Jenny Brooks   The North Gateway has a music school of its very own. Rhapsody School of Music, opened on September 1, 2013 by Brian and Angie Benson, is the only school or store of its kind serving the area. It provides music education to persons of all ages in private and group music lessons and is an authorized dealer in name brand instruments. It also provides great rock band and Kindermusik programs and features a new on-site recording studio.   “We started with a great foundation and worked really hard building a brand families needed that was locally owned and operated,” says Brian. “We have unbelievably gifted musicians teaching wonderful students and are grateful for the families we see every week who choose to be involved with our business. We are very proud of what we’ve accomplished in just one year.”   He adds, “To see a person walking out with an instrument they’ll treasure forever is something special to be part of. For us, it’s the relationships... More