February 7, 2016 · Sunday

Hands On History

Cave Creek Museum 6140 Skyline Dr., Cave Creek | 2.07.2016 1:30pm

Celebrate the birthday of Arizona and Valentine’s Day by making your own special valentines, and taste some treats from the early 1900s that are still popular today. Registration required. 1:30-3 p.m. Cave Creek Museum, 6140 E. Skyline Dr.,

February 8, 2016 · Monday

MIM Concert: Charles Lloyd and Friends

Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix | 2.08.2016 7:00pm

Tenor saxophonist Charles Lloyd brings together a fellowship of his favorite musical partners, including guitar luminary Bill Frisell, drummer Eric Harland and bassist Reuben Rodgers. $48.50-$73.50. 7 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd.,

February 11, 2016 · Thursday

Carefree Festival of Fine Chocolate and Fine Art

Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy St. | 2.11.2016 10:00am

Take a decadent escape on Valentine’s weekend to this yearly festival showcasing scrumptious confections, handcrafted designs, live music and entertainment. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy St., 480-488-2014, magicbirdfestivals.com.

February 11, 2016 · Thursday

Hooray for Old Hollywood Fundraiser

The Speakeasy on Easy Street, 100 Easy St., Carefree | 2.11.2016 5:30pm

Don your fancy frocks, furs, diamonds and high heels for this evening of old Hollywood glamour featuring food, music, dancing and fundraising for area nonprofits and scholarships. Presented by the Desert Foothills Woman’s Club. $60. 5:30-9 p.m. The

February 11, 2016 · Thursday

Black Mountain Star Party

Paradise Valley Community College Black Mountain Campus, 34250 N. 60th Street, Scottsdale. | 2.11.2016 7:00pm

Come view the night stars through high-powered telescopes and learn about constellations, meteors and other celestial events. Free. 7-10 p.m. Paradise Valley Community College at Black Mountain, 34250 N. 60th St., 602-493-2600, paradisevalley.edu/blackm

February 13, 2016 · Saturday

Fostering Hope: A Fine Wine Auction

J. Levine Auction and Appraisal, 10345 N. Scottsdale Rd., 480-496-2212, jlevines.com. | 2.13.2016 6:00pm

Wine enthusiasts and distinguished collectors can spend an elegant evening bidding on classic, vintage and modern bottles of wine while raising much-needed funds for nonprofit OCJ Foster Kids. $100; $125 at the door. 6-10 p.m. J. Levine Auction and

February 18, 2016 · Thursday

Foothills Academy Enrollment Open House

Foothills Academy, 7191 E. Asher Hills Dr. | 2.18.2016 5:00pm

Learn about the great programs offered at Foothills Academy for students in grades K-12. Free. 5-6:30 p.m. Foothills Academy, elementary campus: 4720 E. Lone Mountain Rd.; middle and high school campus: 7191 E. Ashler Hills Dr., foothillsacademy.com.

February 19, 2016 · Friday

Stagecoach Village Art, Wine and Chocolate Affaire

Stagecoach Village 7100 E. Cave Creek Rd., Cave Creek | 2.19.2016 9:30am

A select group of juried fine artists and craftsmen display their original works alongside confectionary booths, wine tasting and live entertainment. 9:30 a.m. Stagecoach Village, 7100 E. Cave Creek Rd., 623-734-6526, vermillionpromotions.com.

February 20, 2016 · Saturday

Living with Urban Wildlife

Carefree Town Council Chambers 100 Easy St. | 2.20.2016 9:30am

Darren Julian, urban wildlife specialist for Arizona Game and Fish Department, Region 6, discusses how we can coexist and prevent problems with Arizona’s wildlife in our urban areas. $5 donation requested. 9:30 a.m. Carefree Town Council Chambers, 100

February 21, 2016 · Sunday

Scottsdale Philharmonic Concert

Scottsdale Bible Church, 7601 E. Shea Blvd. | 2.21.2016 4:00pm

The Scottsdale Philharmonic, a professional symphony orchestra, performs Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B Flat Minor, Haydn’s Surprise Symphony and the finale from Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5. Free. VIP seating available for $15. 4 p.m.