September 2, 2014 · Tuesday

Art Nosh

Desert Foothills Library | 9.02.2014 12:00pm

Docents from the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Phoenix Art Museum and Heard Museum Guild educate and entertain the first Tuesday of each month. Registration required. Bring your own lunch or purchase a boxed one from Grotto Café for $10. Noon.

September 3, 2014 · Wednesday

Sept. 3 - Tai Chi/QiGung Course with Grandmaster Sifu Franklin Wood

Yoga Breeze | 9.03.2014 2:30pm

Explore the inner world of your body’s energy through Tai Chi and Qigong, a Chinese discipline that is said to slow the aging process, harmonize the mind and body and create an overall sense of well being and inner happiness. Introductory classes held

September 4, 2014 · Thursday

Women, Society and the Arts

Sonoran Arts League | 9.04.2014 10:00am

Gain insight into the hidden history of women artists and their impact on society with this informative class series led by artist Nicolette Bonnstetter. Held each Thursday through Oct. 2. 10 a.m., $100; $75 for League members. Sonoran Arts League, 6051

September 5, 2014 · Friday

Sept. 5 - Cave Creek Food Truck Round–Up

Wild West Mall | 9.05.2014 5:00pm

The best gourmet food trucks in town saddle up to give you a night of great food, live music and events. 5 p.m. Wild West Mall, 6032 E. Cave Creek Rd., 480-575-0069, info@grilledaddiction.com  

September 5, 2014 · Friday

Sept. 5 - Lend Me a Tenor

Desert Foothills Theater | 9.05.2014 7:30pm

Desert Foothills Theater kicks off its 40th season with Ken Ludwig’s comedic farce about mistaken identity. Full of non-stop double entendre and sidesplitting hilarity, the play features a renowned Valley cast. Show runs through Sept. 14. $15-$32.

September 6, 2014 · Saturday

Sept. 6-7 - Experience Italy!

Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix. | 9.06.2014 10:00am

Get a taste of Italy and “la dolce vita” with Italian music, culture, food and hands-on activities. Highlights include performances by Arizona Opera singers and the Tetra String Quartet, plus a special gallery presentation of the museum’s new

September 6, 2014 · Saturday

Sept. 6 - Brazilian Day Arizona Festival

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts | 9.06.2014 12:00pm

Experience the diverse, historic and colorful culture of Brazil with more than 60 Brazilian musicians, dancers and performers, along with food, drinks and more. Presented by Afro:Baile. Noon. $5-$10. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E.

September 6, 2014 · Saturday

September 6: Ignite the Night for Firefighters Charities

9.06.2014 6:00pm

  The Daisy Mountain Firefighters Charities Association (DMFFC) will host the Ignite the Night annual banquet and fundraiser Sept. 6 at Anthem’s Ironwood Country Club. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. with dinner featuring Italian fare. DMFFC will recognize

September 6, 2014 · Saturday

Sept. 6 - Run Boy Run

PVCC Outdoor Amphitheater | 9.06.2014 6:00pm

The bluegrass sounds and vocal harmonies of Run Boy Run kick off a series of three free monthly concerts under the stars. Hosted by Paradise Valley Community College’s Center for Performing Arts. 6 p.m., Free. PVCC’s Outdoor Amphitheater, 34th St. and

September 10, 2014 · Wednesday

Sept. 10 - Lecture: 1870s Territorial Arizona

The Good Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church | 9.10.2014 7:00pm

Author, geologist and kindred spirit Wayne Ranney discusses life in the untamed landscape of 1870s territorial Arizona through the eyes of then Lieutenant John Summerhayes’ wife Martha via her memoir, Vanished Arizona. Hosted by Arizona Archaeology

September 10, 2014 · Wednesday

Sept. 10 - Lecture: 1870s Territorial Arizona

The Good Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church | 9.10.2014 7:00pm

Author, geologist and kindred spirit Wayne Ranney discusses life in the untamed landscape of 1870s territorial Arizona through the eyes of then Lieutenant John Summerhayes’ wife Martha via her memoir, Vanished Arizona. Hosted by Arizona Archaeology

September 13, 2014 · Saturday

Sept. 13-14 - Audition: MTA’s Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS

Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way in Anthem | 9.13.2014 10:00am

Kids ages 6-9 can audition for this adaptation of the first of Mary Pope Osborne’s award-winning Magic Tree House book series. General vocal auditions are at 11 a.m. Saturday; dance call is at 10 a.m. Sunday. All who audition are cast. Musical Theatre

September 13, 2014 · Saturday

Sept. 13, 19 - Writer’s Workshop: Super Settings

Desert Foothills Library | 9.13.2014 10:30am

Learn the secrets of capturing good setting with color, texture and context from award-winning fiction author and teacher Kris Neri. Workshop includes handouts, writing exercises and feedback. Registration required. 10:30 a.m., $10. Desert Foothills