Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way in Anthem | 3.05.2015 12:00am
Musical Theatre of Anthem brings Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famed musical to life with a cast of award-winning performers ages 10 to adult. Check website for times and ticket prices. Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way, 602-743-9892,
Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix | 3.05.2015 4:00pm
Brides-to-be and engaged couples can tour the museum’s unique wedding and reception facilities, meet with award-winning vendors and enjoy an evening of live music, dancing, complimentary cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and giveaways. 4-7 p.m. Free. Musical
University of Phoenix Stadium | 3.06.2015 12:00am
More than 35 hot air balloons will light up the night sky at this inaugural festival featuring live music, food, kids activities, wine and craft beers and a family-friendly 5K fun run benefitting the 100 Club of Arizona. Check website for event times.
Starlight Community Theater 1611 W. Whispering Wind Dr #160 | 3.06.2015 12:00am
Greedy children conspire to have their wealthy, recently widowed mother committed to a private sanatorium where she gets to know five colorful long-term patients in this play based on the book by John Patrick. Check website for times and ticket prices.
Locations throughout Fountain Hills | 3.06.2015 10:00am
This self-guided tour takes you through Fountain Hills and into the studios of 28 featured artists to view their work, discuss their creative process and purchase original works of art. Maps can be downloaded from the website. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.
Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura | 3.06.2015 6:00pm
Butterfly Wonderland’s director of education Adriane Grimaldi reveals the elements needed to attract butterflies to your yard. 6-8 p.m. $15, members; $20, public. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, 480-800-3000, butterflywonderland.com.
Desert Foothills Library, 38443 North Schoolhouse Road in Cave Creek | 3.06.2015 6:30pm
Enjoy the sounds of Mark Holland and his Native American flute as he plays a hybrid of world, jazz, classical and folk styles. 6:30 p.m. $20. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N. Schoolhouse Rd., 480-488-2286, dfla.org.
Art venues throughout Downtown Phoenix | 3.07.2015 12:00am
Explore working artists’ private studios, standing galleries and colorful murals with this self-guided, two-day tour organized by Artlink, Inc. Check website for times and map of participating venues. Free. Art venues throughout Downtown Phoenix,
Spur Cross Conservation Area, 44000 N. Spur Cross Rd. in Cave Creek | 3.07.2015 9:00am
Learn about the archaeology of the Cave Creek/Spur Cross area through family-friendly hikes, booths, guest speakers and live demonstrations. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Parking, $3. Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, 44000 N. Spur Cross Rd., azarchsoc.org.
Brix Wines, 37636 N Tom Darlington Dr. | 3.07.2015 3:00pm
Help fund local climber and mountaineer Jessica Zaneis’ journey guiding 12 visually impaired students on a weeklong hiking and rafting trip through the Grand Canyon with this silent auction. 3-6 p.m., Brix Wines, 37636 N. Tom Darlington Dr.,
Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy St. in Carefree | 3.07.2015 6:00pm
This monthly concert series ends on a hilarious note with “Todd Oliver and Friends” on March 7, a funny take on a dog’s life from a ventriloquist’s perspective, and “Assisted Living, The Musical” on March 28, a comical vaudeville-style revue
christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 9205 E. Cave Creek Rd., Carefree | 3.08.2015 3:00pm
The Tetra String Quartet performs their chamber music as part of the Living Music Performance Series. 3 p.m. $25. Christ the Lord Lutheran Church, 9205 E. Cave Creek Rd., 480-488-2081, ctlcarefree.org.
Good Shepard of the Hills Episcopal Church’s Maitland Hall, 6502 Cave Creek Rd. in Cave Creek | 3.11.2015 7:00pm
Guest speaker Dr. David Doyel discusses the human use of this desert landscape through time and space that extends back to the Archaic and Paleo-Indian peoples. 7-9 p.m. Good Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, Maitland Hall, 6502 E. Cave Creek Rd.,
Paradise Valley Community College at Black Mountain, 34250 N. 60th Street | 3.12.2015 4:00pm
Celebrate science, technology, engineering, art, math and music at this festival featuring interactive demonstrations and activities, including stargazing with the Phoenix Astronomical Society. 4-7 p.m. Free. Paradise Valley Community College, Black
Pinnacle Presbyterian Church 25150 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale | 3.13.2015 12:00am
Pinnacle Presbyterian Church’s concert series continues in March with The Hyltons & Friends on March 13 and the West Valley Symphony on March 21. Check website for times and ticket prices. Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 N. Pima Rd.,
Downtown Fountain Hills, 16810 E. Avenue of the Fountains | 3.13.2015 10:00am
Enjoy original works of art, fine crafts, imported and domestic wines, delicious food, flavorful sweets and live musical entertainment behind the backdrop of one of the world’s tallest fountains. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $3. Downtown Fountain Hills, 16810 E.
Musical Theatre of Anthem, 42323 N. Vision Way in Anthem | 3.14.2015 12:00am
Ages 6-13 are invited to audition for MTA’s no-cut, double-cast production of “The Wizard of Oz.” Vocal auditions: May 14, 11 a.m.; dance call: May 15, 9 a.m. Free. Audition preparation workshop held March 11, 12 and 13, 4-5:30 p.m., for $35.
Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura | 3.14.2015 9:00am
Purchase bee-, hummingbird- and butterfly-friendly plants such as milkweed at this plant sale that supports the Butterfly Wonderland Foundation. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Butterfly Wonderland, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, 480-800-3000, butterflywonderland.com.
Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd. in Phoenix | 3.14.2015 9:00am
Celebrate Irish music and culture with crafts, dancing and storytelling. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free with admission. Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., 480-478-6000, MIM.org.
Carefree Town Council Chambers 100 Easy St. | 3.14.2015 9:30am
Learn the best practices for pruning our desert trees and shrubs with Steve Priebe, certified arborist and past president of the Arizona Community Tree Council. 9:30 a.m. $5 donation. Carefree Town Council Chambers, 100 Easy St., 480-488-3686,
The Manor, 20945 N. Pima Rd. | 3.14.2015 10:00am
Celebrate manliness with a straight-razor shave, beverages and complimentary shoe shine, or kick back in the Vitality Lounge featuring men’s hormone therapies, energy boosts, hair services and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Manor, 20945 N. Pima Rd.,
Wine Warehouse, 17025 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 140 | 3.14.2015 5:00pm
Taste a variety of wines and appetizers while enjoying the music of “The New Deal” and supporting the Foothills Animal Rescue with this event hosted by The Rotary Club of Scottsdale North. 5-8 p.m. Wine Warehouse, 17025 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 140,
Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd. in Scottsdale. | 3.19.2015 9:00am
Spring into a new career and grow a professional network with this Valley nonprofit that assists individuals in career transition. This month’s meeting includes a discussion about salary negotiation and representatives from such employers as the Arizona
El Pedregal, 34505 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale | 3.19.2015 5:00pm
Support the Foothills Caring Corps and their mission to promote elderly independence and community programs with this festival featuring food and wine, live music by Affinity, live and silent auctions and more. 5-9 p.m. $40. El Pedregal, 34505 N.
Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center at 33606 N. 60th St., Scottsdale | 3.20.2015 7:30pm
This witty suspense set in the heart of London follows Sherlock Holmes in his latest mystery within the powerful Suicide Club. 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday. $13.50-$29.99. Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th St., 480-488-1981,
Venues throughout Cave Creek and Carefree, check website | 3.21.2015 12:00am
It’s a week full of bucking bulls and broncos as top-ranking male and female pro rodeo contestants duel to be the best in this annual competition featuring a variety of events around town. Check website for full schedule. March 21: Parade, 9 a.m.,
Pinnacle Presbyterian Church 25150 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale | 3.22.2015 11:15am
Join Brent Hylton for an up close and personal tour of Pinnacle Presbyterian Church’s custom-designed pipe organ, which features 3,364 pipes and 50 stops. 11:15 a.m. Free. Pinnacle Presbyterian Church, 25150 N. Pima Rd., 480-303-2474,
Carefree Church, 5025 E. Carefree Hwy | 3.22.2015 11:30am
An assortment of motor vehicles, concessions and entertainment will be on hand for this charity car show benefitting Kidslife Ministries. 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $35 car registration; free admission. Carefree Church, 5025 E. Carefree Hwy. 480-488-5565,
Cigar King and Hirsh Luxury Boutique, 7830 E Gelding Dr., Ste. 100 | 3.27.2015 5:30pm
Support nonprofit After the Homestretch with this baseball-themed barbecue dinner featuring Arizona Diamondbacks’ organists Bobby and Charlene Freeman, former major league baseball players, jockey Scott Stevens, door prizes and a drawing for a 2015
Diamond Canyon School | 3.28.2015 9:00am
The Daisy Mountain Rock and Mineral Club hosts this show featuring more than 25 vendors showcasing gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and geodes, many of which are found in Arizona. $3, adults; $2, seniors and students; children 5 and under, free. 9
English Rose Tea Room, 201 Easy St., #103 in Carefree | 3.28.2015 10:00am
Celebrate the impending birth of Prince William and Duchess Kate’s second child with all the pomp and circumstance befitting an heir to the throne. Reservations recommended. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $45. English Rose Tea Room, 201 Easy St., 480-488-4812,
desert Foothills Library, 38443 North Schoolhouse Road in Cave Creek | 3.28.2015 1:00pm
Playwright Andrea Markowitz tells about a dysfunctional family emulating the 1960s American dream. Proceeds benefit Desert Foothills Library and Desert Foothills Theater. Registration required. 1-3:30 p.m. $12. Desert Foothills Library, 38443 N.
Ironwood Country Club at Anthem | 4.04.2015 5:00pm
Join the North Valley Jewish Community Association for a traditional Passover Seder featuring cocktails, ceremony, service and buffet dinner. Reservations requested by March 28. 5 p.m. $45; children 5-12, $19.50. Anthem’s Ironwood Country Club, 41551 N.
Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center at 33606 N. 60th St., Scottsdale | 4.08.2015 6:00pm
Audience participation is encouraged in this lively spelling bee featuring members of the community and benefitting Foothills Community Foundation’s Partners in Education program. 6 p.m. Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th St., 480-488-1090,