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Food/Tasting
“From the LDV Winery Vineyard Kitchen” Cooking & Wine Pairing Series
The popular “From the LDV Winery Vineyard Kitchen” cooking and wine pairing series led by LDV Winery Owners and Winemakers Curt Dunham and Peggy Fiandaca return with new weekly dates, themes and menus throughout the remainder of July and August. Each virtual event takes place via Facebook Live Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. (MST). Participants are invited to “SIP” (shelter in place) along with Curt and Peggy as they share cooking and tasting tips, easy recipes, and more during these casual and fun virtual happy hours. Each event incorporates interactive preparation discussion, instruction tips and step-by-step meal tutorial. Recipes are posted prior to each session, which takes place Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. See website for weekly meals. To join each complimentary class, guests can simply log onto the LDV Winery Facebook page. Participants are invited to “drink along” by purchasing the featured wines, and those that order the entire selection of wines in the series will receive 10% discount. Wine club members receive enhanced discounts as well. Call 480-664-4822 to place an order to pick-up curbside or for tasting reservations at the LDV Winery Tasting Room in Old Town Scottsdale.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, For the Family, Parade
15th Annual Autism Speaks Walk in partnership with SARRC
The annual Autism Speaks Walk in partnership with SARRC has got a brand-new look! To ensure the safety of our community, SARRC and Autism Speaks are making a few changes to the 2020 Walk event. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are transforming our traditional day-of-event into a new, fun, and engaging way so our participants may safely participate this year. Now-Saturday, Oct. 31 register your team and raise funds to support autism research in our community. Registration is free and it's never too early to get started. On Oct. 31 all participants are invited to Walk on Wheels to celebrate their efforts! Walk on Wheels Event Highlights: an organized, festive, and safely distanced car parade at the Mesa Convention Center to celebrate your team's efforts! To meet traffic regulations and ensure the safety of all our participants, assigned time slots will be available from 9 a.m. to noon per car. Timeslot selections will be sent out directly after you register for the Walk. Participants are encouraged to build a Walk team comprised of family, friends, and loved ones then set a goal and begin fundraising! Register on the Arizona Walk website to track your team's progress and get access to resources, fundraising tools, and more. Register or learn more at autismcenter.org.2020Walk.
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Education, Auction, Benefit/Fundraiser
2020 MASKer Aide Ball
Join MASK (Mothers Awareness on School-age Kids) for an elegant and dramatic experience in celebration of its 13th year as an organization that provides solutions to many of the modern-day challenges facing youth and families today. In today’s viral and social media world, coping skills are more necessary than ever. MASK gives children and families tools for how to handle many issues, including responding to peer pressure, technology-related challenges, refusal skills, emotional regulation, frustration tolerance, self-esteem and setting boundaries. MASK programs serve the community with the goal of building healthy children, strengthening parent-child bonds and improving school climate. The evening promises an unforgettable experience through entertainment, music, silent and live auctions, dancing and fine dining. Funds raised at this annual event support the MASK E3 Institute prevention programs which directly impact Arizona families, and will enable MASK to continue its mission of empowering children to make safe, healthy choices. When: Saturday, October 10th, 2020, 6:00-10:30 pm. Black Tie & MASKs Preferred. Visit maskmatters.org to purchase tickets and tables. Tickets: $250.00. Tables: $2,500-$3,000/ Excellent sponsorship opportunities available.Contact MASK at 490-502-5337 for more information. MASK After Dark: When: Saturday, October 10th, 2020, 10:00-1:30 am. Where: Plaza Bar at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess.
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Auto Racing
2020 NASCAR Championship Weekend
The 2020 NASCAR Championship Weekend makes its debut at Phoenix Raceway November 6-8. Watch as drivers put it all on the line, battling for the ultimate prize in racing. NASCAR Championship Weekend will be non-stop action, featuring four championship races in three days. The weekend will kick off with the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series Championship, followed by a Saturday doubleheader featuring the Desert Diamond Casino West Valley 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship as well as the return of the ARCA Menards Series West championship. The weekend will culminate when the NASCAR Cup Series battle it out during the season finale and sport's most elite drivers fight for the championship at NASCAR's highest level. Watch as four drivers put it all on the line when they battle for the ultimate prize in all three of NASCAR's National Series.
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Animals
2020 Walk to Save Animals
Arizona Animal Welfare League's Walk to Save Animals is AAWL's largest annual fundraiser, bringing together a community of people and dogs to help raise funds for the thousands of homeless and medically in-need animals AAWL rescues. By registering to participate as an individual or a team in the virtual 2020 Walk to Save Animals, you are helping AAWL end animal homelessness. The funds raised at this event helps AAWL save more than 4,000 animals at risk of euthanasia, provide medical care for sick or injured animals, provide behavior training to dogs in need, and so much more. Learn more and register at https://support.aawl.org/event/2020-walk-to-save-animals/e291102
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General, Fair/Festival
32nd Annual Fiesta de Septiembre
Join Wickenburg in celebrating its Hispanic pioneer heritage at Fiesta de Septiembre! Enjoy Latin and mariachi music with Mariachi Azteca del Oro, and colorful folklorico dancers with Ballet Folklorico de Santa Maria. Take a step back in time with photos of early pioneer families. A Kids Zona is also on site, where kids can participate in games and learn how to make Mexican crafts. You'll also find an outside mercado with several arts & crafts vendors, as well as delicious food vendors. Participate in the festivities by tasting samples from the salsa, guacamole, and margarita contests. In these contests, contestants create their favorite recipes to try and win prizes and the coveted "People's Choice Award." Admission: $5 adults, ages 17 and under free. In addition to the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of this event include Crescent Crown Distributing-Modelo, Corona, Tecate, Coors & Coors Light, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Arizona Public Service, The Wickenburg Sun, Hensley Beverage Company, Town of Wickenburg, and Compadres of Fiesta de Septiembre.
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Community Event, Fair/Festival, For the Family, Children, Ethnic, Social Media
3rd Annual Mask Alive! Festival of Masks (Online)
Cultural Coalition, Inc. invites lovers of art, culture, and storytelling to participate in the 3rd Annual Mask Alive! Festival of Masks streamed on Facebook and YouTube Live. Adults and children of all ages will enjoy an entertaining collection of intricate and colorful masks used to tell stories through dance, music, theater, and more! Community favorites from past Mask Alive events will be a part of the virtual program including giant puppets, folklorico dance troupes, and lively Mariachi music. One of the most fun parts of this festival is the make your own mask arts and crafts activities, which will be offered in new ways so that families can still have a chance to get creative and wear their mask masterpieces. New this year, Mask Alive! will feature masks made by local artists and invite the public to interact with the artists throughout the virtual program. “Mask Alive! is a testament to diversity and living cultural expression in our community,” says local Mesa artist Zarco Guerrero. This popular Valley event highlights the cultural diversity of the southwest and the power of storytelling through local dance, music, and theater performances. Invite your friends and family to join in the exploration of the many ways in which masks have conveyed cultural knowledge through the art of storytelling for centuries! Follow the Facebook Event page for updates on artists and schedule of performances: https://www.facebook.com/events/413135096034950/ This virtual program was made possible thanks to support from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation and the City of Mesa.
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Rock,Pop
5 Seconds of Summer
Australian pop-punk band 5 Seconds of Summer rose to fame when their cover of Chris Brown and Justin Bieber's "Next to You" received over 600,000 hits on YouTube. Their self-titled debut album, released in 2014, hit the top of the Billboard albums chart and launched the hit singles, "She Looks So Perfect" and "Amnesia." They released their third album, "Youngblood," in 2018. Its title song became a runaway hit on Spotify.
www.5sos.com
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Community Event, Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival, Benefit/Fundraiser
5th Annual Verde Valley Wine Festival
The 5th annual Verde Valley Wine Festival is returning to Clarkdale on Saturday, November 7, with live music, food and wine tastings and a whole lot of local love! Join fellow oenophiles and 20 winemakers from the Verde Valley, Sonoita and Willcox regions along with local craft breweries, distilleries, culinary-driven food truck concepts, and restaurants for a day celebrating Arizona’s finest vintners and the culture built around them. Festival-goers will have an opportunity to taste, learn about, and experience the unique offerings within the charming, historic Town of Clarkdale. Festival proceeds benefit two local wine organizations, the Arizona Vignerons Alliance and Arizona Winegrowers Association.
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Health & Wellness/Nutrition, History/Science, Conference
6th Annual Gastroenterology and Hepatology Update/Interactive Live Endosopy (Livestream)
This course will provide the latest, state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as colon cancer and polyps; GI motility disorder, food allergy, management of new anticoagulants, Artificial Intelligence in GI endoscopy, endoscopy for obesity, new interventional endoscopy; management of fatty liver, advanced cirrhosis and other liver syndromes. Course format will offer didactic lectures, an interactive live-endoscopy session, panel discussions and Q and A. Friday will offer a full-day of interactive live-endoscopy session where participants will have the unique opportunity to ask the endoscopists questions while the procedures are taking place. Procedures Include: Colon Polyp Management (smaller and larger); Zenker's Diverticulotomy; ERCP for Stone or Stricture; EUS for Pancreas Mass; and Interventional EUS. Saturday will include evidence-based lectures, case presentations, panel discussions, and Q and A sessions.
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