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Special Event: Children, For the Family, Social Event
Nightly Snowfall
Who says it never snows in the Valley? Join Tempe Marketplace every evening during the season for a magical snowfall. Out of thin air, flakes of fluffy white snow will float down from the sky, transforming the area around the District Stage into a living s...
Tempe Marketplace
Tempe, AZ

Wed 12/13/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 7pm-8pm
Special Event: Children, Holiday, Benefit/Fundraiser, For the Family
Toy Drive
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona and SEA LIFE Arizona will be trading discounted child’s admission for toy drive donations in November and December.
LEGOLand Discovery Center Arizona
Tempe, AZ

Wed 12/13/17 - Sat 12/23/17 at 10am-7pm
Special Event: Community Event, For the Family, History/Science
2017 Historymakers Exhibit
The Historical League of the AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park is pleased to announce the opening of its 2017 Historymakers Exhibit on October 19, 2017, at the AZ Heritage Center. The exhibit will run through September, 2019, and features 2017 Historymaker...
Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park
Tempe, AZ

Wed 12/13/17 - Thu 12/14/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 12/15/17 - Sat 12/16/17 at 10am-4pm
Mon 12/18/17 - Thu 12/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 12/22/17 - Sat 12/23/17 at 10am-4pm
Mon 12/25/17 - Thu 12/28/17 at 10am-5pm
Special Event: Antiques, Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, Green/Environmental, Tour, For the Family, History/Science
Footprints in the Desert: Frank Lloyd Wright in Arizona
The AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park, in co-operation with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, is pleased to announce Footprints in the Desert: Frank Lloyd Wright in Arizona, an exhibit celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright's life and work in Arizona, and his lon...
Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park
Tempe, AZ

Wed 12/13/17 - Thu 12/14/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 12/15/17 at 10am-4pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 10am-4pm
Mon 12/18/17 - Thu 12/21/17 at 10am-5pm
Fri 12/22/17 at 10am-4pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Museum
Neil Forrest: Poros
Nova Scotia-based artist Neil Forrest investigates ceramics, architectonics and the relationship between micro and macro structures in "Porøs" (Norwegian for "porous"). Made up of a series of ceramic cisterns and vessels, this grotto-like installation cont...
ASU Art Museum
Tempe, AZ

Wed 12/13/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 12/14/17 at 11am-8pm
Fri 12/15/17 - Sat 12/16/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 12/19/17 - Wed 12/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 12/21/17 at 11am-8pm
Art: Art Show, History/Science, Museum
Soul Mining
The border wall is a frequent topic in today’s headlines, yet its history dates back to the turn of the century. After the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, there were calls for a fence along the southern United States border to deter Chinese immigrants from ...
ASU Art Museum
Tempe, AZ

Wed 12/13/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 12/14/17 at 11am-8pm
Fri 12/15/17 - Sat 12/16/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 12/19/17 - Wed 12/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 12/21/17 at 11am-8pm
Art: Art Show, Museum
Terrestrial
From iconic 1970s land art to contemporary interpretations of the landscape, this exhibition from the permanent collection features artists who have built new relationships with their environments. "Terrestrial" looks at how artists perceive urban and rura...
ASU Art Museum
Tempe, AZ

Wed 12/13/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 12/14/17 at 11am-8pm
Fri 12/15/17 - Sat 12/16/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 12/19/17 - Wed 12/20/17 at 11am-5pm
Thu 12/21/17 at 11am-8pm
Special Event: Meeting
Weekly Rio Copa Toastmasters Meeting
Rio Copa Toastmasters meets every Wednesday from 11:30am to 12:30pm. The mission at Rio Copa Toastmasters is to help members improve their communication and leadership skills and to provide a friendly, supportive environment in which to do so. If you live,...
Maricopa County Community Colleges District Office
Tempe, AZ

Wed 12/13/17 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Wed 12/20/17 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Wed 12/27/17 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Wed 1/3/18 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Wed 1/10/18 at 11:30am-12:30pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting, Holiday
Celebrate the Holidays at RA Sushi
It’s all fun and games until Santa checks the naughty list so be nice to your friends and plan a night out at RA Sushi’s holiday party. Guests may enjoy festivities such as a live DJ, holiday themed drink specials and prizes for the best holiday outfit wil...
RA Sushi
Tempe, AZ

Thu 12/14/17 at 9pm-1am
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Greg Fitzsimmons
Thursday, December 14th 8:00 PM (18+) Friday, December 15th 7:30PM (21+) & 10PM (18+) Saturday, December 16th 7 PM (21+) & 9:30PM (21+) Sunday, December 17th 7 PM (18+) Mixing an incisive wit with scathing sarcasm, Greg Fitzsimmons has achieved s...
Tempe Improv
Tempe, AZ

Thu 12/14/17 at 8pm
Fri 12/15/17 at 7:30pm and 10pm
Sat 12/16/17 at 7pm and 9:30pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 7pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Gallery
Spielraum 122: Art Meets Industry
In 2014, the Neue Porzellanfabrik Triptis GmbH invited five artists, including Helmut Frank, Patrick Loughran, Lyn Riccardo, Arnie Zimmerman and Lida Tarakhosky, to work in their porcelain factory in Triptis, Germany. These artists, with their diverse skil...
ASU Art Museum Ceramics Center and Brickyard Gallery
Tempe, AZ

Thu 12/14/17 - Sat 12/16/17 at 11am-7pm
Thu 12/21/17 - Sat 12/23/17 at 11am-7pm
Thu 12/28/17 - Sat 12/30/17 at 11am-7pm
Thu 1/4/18 - Sat 1/6/18 at 11am-7pm
Thu 1/11/18 - Sat 1/13/18 at 11am-7pm
Theater: Comedy/Drama, Play, Solo Performance, Holiday
Childsplay: A Christmas Carol With Katie McFadzen
Don’t miss one of the Valley’s most celebrated actresses, Katie McFadzen, as she brings to vivid life Charles Dickens’s famous A Christmas Carol – all by herself. Using his own immortal words, this one-woman tour-de-force will bring you the heartwarming st...
Tempe Center for the Arts
Tempe, AZ

Fri 12/15/17 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 12/22/17 at 7pm-9pm
Sat 12/23/17 at 7pm-9pm
Sun 12/24/17 at 2pm-4pm
Music: Rock, Punk
Descendents
The Descendents are a four-piece Southern California band from the first wave of California hardcore, and belying their 1985 album, "I Don't Want to Grow Up," are now deep into middle age. The band, together off and on for more than three decades, released...
Marquee Theatre
Tempe, AZ

Fri 12/15/17 at 8pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Keith Ellis
As a passionate visionary and observer, Keith Ellis has managed to turn many foreseen negatives into positives with his witty ways of looking at what life has to offer. He touches upon subjects with a magic that is truly undeniable, interesting and hilario...
Tempe Center for the Arts
Tempe, AZ

Fri 12/15/17 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Michael Brooks Cryer: Selected Proverbs
Michael Brooks Cryer reads from his award winning book of poems, with an open reading to follow.
Changing Hands
Tempe, AZ

Fri 12/15/17 at 7pm
Comedy: Open Mic/Comedy, Stand Up Comedy, Improv, Religious, Holiday
"Celebrating Christ for Christmas"
Kingdombuilders CFA is once again Celebrating Christ at Christmas time with their Ten Year anniversary Dinner show and fund raiser. Kingdombuilders is a nonprofit organization that puts on and promotes fun, entertaining, events that feature clean comedy sp...
Embassy Suites Hotel
Tempe, AZ

Sat 12/16/17 at 6pm-11pm
Dance: World Dance, Modern, Class/Workshop
Adult Dance Classes
Phoenix Dance Conservatory is holding open dance classes for adults in African, Modern, Lyrical and Dancehall. If you are a teen or adult, please come participate regardless of your skill level. Its never too late to start dancing.
Z Room Dance & Fitness
Tempe, AZ

Sat 12/16/17
Sat 12/23/17
Sat 12/30/17
Sat 1/6/18
Sat 1/13/18
Sports: Bicycling
Bike 'N Brew in the Valley of the Sun
Join REI for a guided cycling tour in the Valley of the Sun. We'll provide an overview of equipment, bike fit and selection, parts of the bike, braking, and shifting. We'll then cover road safety, including hand signals, right of way, and etiquette. For ou...
The Shop Beer Co.
Tempe, AZ

Sat 12/16/17 at 11am-1pm
Theater: Children's Theatre
Childsplay: Go, Dog, Go!
Who doesn’t want a puppy for the holidays? This year, families across The Valley can celebrate the season with six lovable pups as P.D. Eastman’s book "Go, Dog. Go!" leaps from the page to the stage at Tempe Center for the Arts. The story of "Go, Dog. Go!,...
Tempe Center for the Arts
Tempe, AZ

Sat 12/16/17 at 1pm and 4pm
Sun 12/17/17 at 1pm
Sat 12/23/17 at 1pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, Farmers' Market, Gardening, Volunteer Event
Clark Park Farmers Market
Clark Park Farmers Market is having its grand opening for its third season on Saturday, Oct. 7. The volunteer-run market will be held every Saturday morning from October through April. The market will feature produce grown within the Clark Park Community G...
Clark Park Farmers' Market
Tempe, AZ

Sat 12/16/17 at 8am-12pm
Sat 12/23/17 at 8am-12pm
Sat 12/30/17 at 8am-12pm
Sat 1/6/18 at 8am-12pm
Sat 1/13/18 at 8am-12pm
    

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