January 29, 2015 · Thursday

Arizona Musicfest 2015

1.29.2015 12:00am

Fourteen extraordinary concerts at venues in Scottsdale and Phoenix feature top artists of classical, chamber, jazz, rock and roll, country, bluegrass and pop music, including Rosanne Cash, Steep Canyon Rangers and New York Polyphony. Check website for

January 29, 2015 · Thursday

Boots, Bling and Beautiful Things Luncheon and Tea

Fairway House at Grayhawk Golf Club 8620 E Thompson Peak Pkwy | 1.29.2015 11:30am

Meet five talented artists and view their works for purchase at this event hosted by the Carefree Philanthropic Educational Organization. 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $50 per person. Fairway House at Grayhawk Golf Club, 8620 E. Thompson Peak Pkwy.,

January 30, 2015 · Friday

Starlight Community Theater Presents You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown

Starlight Community Theater 1611 W. Whispering Wind Dr #160 | 1.30.2015 12:00am

Join the Peanuts gang for a day in the life of perennial “block head” Charlie Brown in this play based on the beloved comic strip by Charles M. Schulz. Check website for show times. Starlight Community Theater, 1611 W. Whispering Wind Dr., Ste. #160,

January 31, 2015 · Saturday

Artists of Scottsdale Ranch Art Show

Scottsdale Ranch Community Clubhouse, 10585 N. 100th St. | 1.31.2015 10:00am

Purchase original works of art from more than 20 local artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastels, ceramics, jewelry and mixed media. Silent auction benefits Virginia Piper Cancer Outreach Program. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free. Scottsdale Ranch

January 31, 2015 · Saturday

Kiwanis Concert Series: Dana Daniels

Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy St. in Carefree | 1.31.2015 6:00pm

Comedic magician Dana Daniels teams up with his psychic parrot Luigi to prove his little green friend truly is clairvoyant. 6 p.m. $30 per person. Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy St., 480-488-7169, kiwaniscarefree.org.

February 2, 2015 · Monday

OLOJ Preschool Priority Enrollment Begins

2.02.2015 12:00am

Priority enrollment for children ages 3–5 years old at Our Lady of Joy Catholic Preschool begins and continues during the first two weeks in February. Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church, 36811 N. Pima Rd., 480-595-6409, oloj.org.

February 2, 2015 · Monday

OLOJ Preschool Priority Enrollment Begins

Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church, 36811 N. Pima Rd. | 2.02.2015 12:00am

Priority enrollment for children ages 3–5 years old at Our Lady of Joy Catholic Preschool begins and continues during the first two weeks in February. Our Lady of Joy Catholic Church, 36811 N. Pima Rd., 480-595-6409, oloj.org.

February 3, 2015 · Tuesday

Theology on Tap

Soul Cafe, 7615 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd | 2.03.2015 5:45pm

Join this lively discussion on social issues and Methodism led by the Rev. George Cushman of Desert Mission United Methodist Church each Tuesday evening. 5:45-7 p.m. Free. Soul Cafe, 7615 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd., desertmissionumc.org.

February 6, 2015 · Friday

Master Class on Four-Hand Piano Presented by Transcontinental Duo

Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 9205 E. Cave Creek Rd., Carefree | 2.06.2015 4:30pm

Professors Jan Thompson and Elaine Greenfield present an energetic approach to piano literature and piano performance practices for intermediate and advanced piano students and piano instructors. 4:30 p.m. $5. Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 9205 E. Cave

February 6, 2015 · Friday

Fifty Shades of Desire Fundraiser

Troon Country Club, 25000 N. Windy Walk Dr., Scottsdale | 2.06.2015 6:00pm

Feed your curiosity with this fundraiser hosted by Creative Women of Pinnacle Peak featuring dinner, wine, dance, cocktails and an auction. Proceeds benefit select organizations that help children and families in need. 6 p.m. $125 per person. Troon

February 7, 2015 · Saturday

MIM Presents “Experience Carnival”

Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix | 2.07.2015 9:00am

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Caribbean Carnival with costumes, dancing and the vibrant musical traditions from Trinidad and Tobago, Puerto Rico and other islands. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Activities included with paid museum admission. Musical

February 7, 2015 · Saturday

Creative Container Gardening with Carol Stuttard

Carefree Town Council Chambers 100 Easy St. | 2.07.2015 9:30am

Master gardener and certified desert landscape designer Carol Stuttard shares her tips on how to grow and maintain a successful container garden. 9:30 a.m. $5 donation requested. Carefree Town Council Chambers, located in the U.S. Postal Service building,

February 7, 2015 · Saturday

Cave Creek Museum’s “Authors’ Month”

Cave Creek Museum, 6140 Skyline Drive in Cave Creek | 2.07.2015 2:00pm

An exciting lineup of contemporary authors will speak each Saturday, followed by a meet-and-greet, book signing and refreshments in the museum. Check website for participating authors. 2-3 p.m. Free. Cave Creek Museum, 6140 E. Skyline Dr., 480-488-2764,

February 7, 2015 · Saturday

Desert Foothills Library 7th Annual “Believe” Gala

Desert Foothills Library, 38443 North Schoolhouse Road in Cave Creek | 2.07.2015 6:00pm

Celebrate the 61st anniversary of the only privately funded public library in Arizona with this gala featuring hosted cocktails, a silent auction, dinner and a performance by the Desert Foothills Theater. Proceeds benefit the Desert Foothills Library. 6

February 8, 2015 · Sunday

Valentine’s Party

Cave Creek Museum, 6140 Skyline Drive in Cave Creek | 2.08.2015 1:30pm

Enjoy Valentine treats, crafts, cards and historic games at this family-friendly event that also celebrates Arizona’s 103rd birthday. Registration requested. 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Cave Creek Museum, 6140 E. Skyline Dr., 480-488-2764, cavecreekmuseum.org.

February 8, 2015 · Sunday

ProMusica Arizona Presents Around the World in 80 Minutes

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts | 2.08.2015 3:00pm

Create your own international musical experience from a selection of mini-concerts featuring an exciting mix of music from around the globe. 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Adults: $25; students: $15. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St.,

February 8, 2015 · Sunday

ProMusica Arizona Presents “Around the World in 80 Minutes”

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts | 2.08.2015 3:00pm

Create your own international musical experience from a selection of mini-concerts featuring an exciting mix of music from around the globe. 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. $25, adults; $15, students. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St.,

February 11, 2015 · Wednesday

Foothills Academy Enrollment Open House

Foothills Academy, 7191 E. Asher Hills Dr. | 2.11.2015 5:40pm

Prospective students to Foothills Academy College Preparatory and Foothills Academy Elementary are invited to view each school, meet the teachers and discover what Foothills Academy has to offer. 5:40-7 p.m. Foothills Academy College Preparatory, 7191 E.

February 11, 2015 · Wednesday

AAS Lecture: The Eagle and the Archaeologists: The Lindberghs’ 1929 Southwest Aerial Survey

Good Shepard of the Hills Episcopal Church’s Maitland Hall, 6502 Cave Creek Rd. in Cave Creek | 2.11.2015 7:00pm

Guest speaker Eric Berg links technology developments with archaeology in this lecture exploring Charles and Anne Lindbergh’s aerial photographic survey of some of the Southwest’s significant prehistoric sites. 7-9 p.m. Good Shepherd of the Hills

February 12, 2015 · Thursday

Scorpius Dance Theatre Presents “An Unusual Love Story: David + Lisa”

Theatre at Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd. | 2.12.2015 12:00am

Inspired by a stage play and 1960s film, this contemporary dance production tells the tale of a volatile love story using dramatic black-and-white staging and original music by locals Ryan Breen and Kristofer Hill. Check website for show times. $30.

February 12, 2015 · Thursday

Mardi Gras Masquerade and Madness

Grayhawk Golf Club Fairway House, 8620 E. Thompson Peak Pkwy. in Scottsdale | 2.12.2015 10:30am

Don your beads and masks and celebrate Mardi Gras with the Desert Foothills Woman’s Club during this lively afternoon filled with food and entertainment. Proceeds benefit student scholarships and area nonprofits. 10:30 a.m. $55. Grayhawk Golf Club

February 15, 2015 · Sunday

Foothills Caring Corps Open House

Foothills Caring Corps., 7275 Easy St. Carefree | 2.15.2015 12:00pm

Save a place in your heart and help the Foothills Caring Corps celebrate their 15th anniversary with this open house featuring informational booths, light refreshments and live music from Affinity. 12-4 p.m. Free. Foothills Caring Corps., 7275 Easy St.,

February 20, 2015 · Friday

ACTS Auction

Ironwood Country Club at Anthem | 2.20.2015 4:30pm

Bid on hundreds of exciting items such as art, wine, gift certificates, vacation packages, golf packages and more to help Anthem Cares Through Service. Proceeds benefit Anthem families in need. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Ironwood Country Club, 2708 W. Anthem Club

February 21, 2015 · Saturday

Walk a Mile in My Shoes 5K Run/Walk

St. Rose Spirituality Center, 2825 W. Rose Canyon Circle | 2.21.2015 9:00am

This 5K run/walk by Friends of the Poor and organized by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul benefits the construction of a food pantry to service area families in need. Check website for registration information. 9 a.m. St. Rose Spirituality Center, 2825