May 28, 2016 · Saturday

Cave Creek Balloon Festival

Rancho Mañana Golf Club, 5734 E. Rancho Mañana Blvd. | 5.28.2016 5:30pm

The seventh annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival promises to be the best event yet. Music, a larger kids’ zone, lawn chair seating, face painting, patriotic air displays and other Memorial Day excitement mean more fun and less hassle for event-goers. A

May 30, 2016 · Monday

Anthem Memorial Day Ceremony

Anthem Community Park, 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy. | 5.30.2016 10:00am

The Anthem Community Council, Anthem Veterans Memorial Support Team and Daisy Mountain Veterans invite the public to attend the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Anthem Veterans Memorial. “A Day of Remembrance” honors the service and sacrifice of

May 30, 2016 · Monday

Soccer Summer Skills Training

Anthem Community Park, 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy., soccer field 1 | 5.30.2016 7:00pm

The Anthem Soccer Club will be holding summer skills training weekly sessions for circuit-type training and skills needed to advance playing ability. Ages 7 to 18 are welcome to play Monday through Thursday for two-hour sessions. Registration forms are

June 1, 2016 · Wednesday

National Butterfly Education and Awareness Day

Butterfly Wonderland | 6.01.2016 12:00am

Celebrate National Butterfly Education and Awareness Day all month long at Butterfly Wonderland! Special events include pottery painting, story time for tots, photography sessions, yoga in the rainforest, the monarch walk series, concerts in the

June 1, 2016 · Wednesday

Summer Staycation at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch | 6.01.2016 12:00am

Plan a summer "staycation" at the newly renovated Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch. Guests utilizing the summer package will be able to enjoy decade-themed music, movies, food and beverages. Check website for room rates. The Scottsdale Resort at

June 1, 2016 · Wednesday

On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd. | 6.01.2016 12:58am

Readers of all ages will explore nutrition and fitness-themed activities and events this summer through the “On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!” library program. Registration is open to youth, ages 0-18, with prize drawings, story times, reading clubs and

June 4, 2016 · Saturday

Desert Foothills Gallery Hot Summer Show Reception

Desert Foothills Gallery | 6.04.2016 4:00pm

Enjoy prosecco and light hors d'oeuvres while meeting the artists whose work is displayed in the Desert Foothills Gallery. Free. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., 480-488-2286, desertfoothillslibrary.or g.

June 6, 2016 · Monday

Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio Jr.” Casting Call

Musical Theatre of Anthem | 6.06.2016 9:00am

Musical Theatre of Anthem is looking for youth, ages 9-14, to cast in their musical, Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio Jr.” Auditions and callbacks will be held at 9 a.m., with rehearsals immediately after. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way,

June 8, 2016 · Wednesday

Desert Foothills Library Youth Event: Stranded, What to Eat

Desert Foothills Library | 6.08.2016 2:00pm

Calling all adventurers! The Desert Foothills Library invites youth, ages 11 to 14, to learn about what foods to eat if stranded on a desert island. Participants will be working with Arizona Science Center staff. Call to register. Free. 2 to 3 p.m. Desert

June 9, 2016 · Thursday

Rhythm and Wine Nights at Indigo Crow

Indigo Crow | 6.09.2016 12:00am

Beginning June 9 and continuing each Thursday night, Indigo Crow will feature live music on the upstairs mezzanine. Call for reservations. Indigo Crow, 7100 E. Cave Creek Rd., 480-488-2187,

June 13, 2016 · Monday

Camp Rising Star 2016

Starlight Community Theater | 6.13.2016 12:03am

Registration is now open for Starlight Community Theater’s “Camp Rising Star.” Session 1 will be held on June 13-25 and is for youth ages 7 through ninth grade. Session 2 will be held on July 11-16 and is for teens ages 13-18. Session 3 will be held

June 16, 2016 · Thursday

Musical Theatre of Anthem Presents Disney’s “My Son Pinocchio Jr.”

Musical Theatre of Anthem | 6.16.2016 12:00am

Pinocchio and friends are brought to the stage at the Musical Theatre of Anthem. This retelling from Geppetto's perspective is sure to delight the whole family. Check website for show times and ticket prices. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision

June 16, 2016 · Thursday

Tilted Earth Festival

Blazin’ M Ranch & Riverfront Park | 6.16.2016 5:14pm

Writer Grace Hill   Summer is here and there is no better time to head north — north to Cottonwood, that is. June 16-18 marks Cottonwood’s third annual Tilted Earth Festival, which is set to bring the summer temperatures down with cool music and cold

June 18, 2016 · Saturday

Flagstaff Blues and Brews Festival

Continental Country Club Driving Range | 6.18.2016 11:00am

Beat the summer heat and head to Flagstaff for the Blues and Brews Festival. Enjoy musical entertainment, breweries, food vendors, a kids’ area, art vendors and a VIP option. Headlining the lineup of blues performers is the Sugaray Rayford Band. Check

July 3, 2016 · Sunday

Cave Creek's 3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza

7.03.2016 12:00am

Get an early start on Fourth of July festivities at this annual fireworks extravaganza hosted by Harold’s Corral and Roadhouse. The familyfriendly celebration will be filled with live music, kids' activities, and food and drink specials at both

July 3, 2016 · Sunday

Anthem’s Annual Independence Day Celebration

Anthem Community Park | 7.03.2016 6:00pm

Head to Anthem on July 3 to celebrate Independence Day! Fun for the whole family, the event includes wet and dry rides/inflatables (wristband needed), food vendors, music and dancing, fireworks and more. Wristband: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. 6-10

July 9, 2016 · Saturday

Pow Wow Retreat

Carefree Resort | 7.09.2016 10:00am

Women of all ages are invited to the Pow Wow Retreat at the Carefree Resort, where they will spend a weekend relaxing and listening to speakers discuss a wide variety of women’s issues. Single ticket, $299; double ticket, $279 each. July 9: 10 a.m. to 8

July 22, 2016 · Friday

Sedona’s 12th Annual National Day of the Cowboy Celebration

Uptown Sedona | 7.22.2016 10:00am

Grab your boots! Sedona’s National Day of the Cowboy event is back with gunfights, roping, cowboy action shooting, historical reenactments, country music, cowboy storytelling and poetry. Free. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Uptown Sedona, 928-204-2390,