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The 10th Annual Wine Soiree: A Valley Kids Foundation Benefit
The 10th Annual Wine Soiree, A Valley Kids Foundation Benefit, is one of the premier fundraising events for valley professionals and philanthropists. Now in its 10th year, Wine Soirée is a chic, formal event featuring wine tastings from around the world as well as one-of-a-kind dishes and desserts from local restaurants. Guests will enjoy a silent auction, raffles and much more as the night features exquisite wine, spirits, and Arizona culinary talents!  All proceeds from this event benefit children's charities through Valley of the Sun Active 20-30's charitable arm, Valley Kids Foundation.  These charities include Child Crisis Arizona, Phoenix Children's Hospital, Florence Crittenton, and New Pathways for Youth.
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Food/Tasting
2017 Annual Harvest Moon Feast
At the 4th annual Harvest Moon Feast, enjoy a grand tasting of culinary creations from 30 of Phoenix’s best-known chefs assisted by Careers through Culinary Arts Program students and alumni while sipping superb handcrafted cocktails and wines.
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Art Show, Drawings/Works on Paper, Painting, Sculpture, Jewelry/Gems, Ceramics/Pottery, Mixed Media, Photography, Fair/Festival, Food/Tasting
25th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival
Thunderbird Artists, award-winning producer of fine art and wine events in the Southwest, announces mixed-media artist, Malen Pierson, as featured artist for the 25th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival, January 19th, 20th & 21st, 2018. The multi-talented Malen Pierson can best be described as a folk artist, a collector of found objects and a true innovator when it comes to the integration of old tools, farm equipment, antiquities and all forms of metal. His style incorporates a dense composition of various metals and found objects and transforms them into full sized horses, moose, goats, buffalo, herons and other farm animal sculptures. In addition to Malen’s creations, the event hosts the works of more than 150 other juried fine artists; displaying original paintings, small, medium and life-size bronzes, radiant glass sculptures and more. Live music is a mainstay at the Festival; performers scheduled to appear include Bob Culbertson, Chuck Hall and Vibhas Kendzia. Thunderbird Artists knows how important it is to be involved in the community and is dedicated to partnering with a non-profit organization for each of their events. The Carefree/Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce will receive 25% of admission and wine sales from the Festival.
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Food/Tasting, Living History, For the Family
8th Annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off
Experience a rare, up-close look at Western history during this free, family-friendly culinary event. On Friday, youth compete in the Jr. Cook-off with live music, farmer’s market, unique vendors, and small plates throughout the day. The evening concludes with a family campfire with s’mores, featuring singer Chip Hanna. On Saturday, authentic 1880s chuck wagon teams from around the West use historic cooking methods to create the best meals fit for the trail. Wagon teams win prizes in various food categories and the public can purchase these unique chuck wagon meals. Saturday lunch meal tickets are $15 and go on sale at 10 am, November 11. Meal tickets sell out quickly. New this year – attendees can purchase advanced tickets online for a chuck wagon-style meal provided by a local caterer for $20. Enjoy Western history, cooking demonstrations, unique vendors and live music from Valley Fever – Pick and Holler, Barefoot and Pregnant and August Manley’s Waylon Jennings Tribute Band. Hosted by the Chandler Museum and Pardners of Tumbleweed Ranch, a 501c3 entity. Funds raised help develop educational outreach opportunities at Tumbleweed Ranch.
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Food/Tasting
Alto Winemaker Dinner featuring Domaine Carneros by Taittinger
Featuring Domaine Carneros Brut, Taittinger Brut La Francaise, Taittinger Cuvée Prestige Rosé, Domaine Carneros Pinot Noir and Taittinger Nocturne Demi-Sec, expertly paired with dishes created by Alto's chefs. Founded by the family behind Champagne Taittinger, Claude Taittinger came to the United States in 1987 to look for the perfect counterpart. Taittinger selected a 138 acre parcel in the heart of Carneros, Napa Valley. Here they have created the quintessential California expression of the Taittinger style in Carneros. Featured guest, Michael Peterson, the Arizona representative for the winery, will be join in the evening to answer questions and share information. A reception starts at 6:30 p.m. with the four-course meal commencing at 7 p.m.
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Food/Tasting
Alto Winemaker Dinner Featuring Robert Craig Winery
Featuring Chardonnay, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Affinity, Mt. Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel, expertly paired with courses created by Alto's chefs. Founded in 1992, the award-winning wines of Robert Craig Winery explore the “depth and breadth” of Napa Valley’s mountain appellations: Howell Mountain, Spring Mountain, Mount Veeder and Diamond Mountain. Their goal is to let each wine’s personality and unique qualities stand out. Featured guest for Robert Craig Winery will be Elton Slone, President, CEO and Owner. A reception starts at 6:30 p.m. with the four-course meal commencing at 7 p.m. Space is limited and reservations are required, call 480-444-1234.
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Community Event,Fair/Festival,Ethnic,Food/Tasting,Social Event
American Lebanese Festival
The 16th Annual American Lebanese Festival featuring authentic Lebanese cuisine, music and entertainment takes place on Friday Nov 3rd, from 5:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday Nov 4th, from 10:00am to 10:00pm and Sunday Nov5th, from 12:00pm to 7:00pm. Come and experience Lebanese culture, folk life, a Hookah Bar, Belly Dancers and traditional Dabke Dance. Enjoy live music with a special appearance by Lebanese Super Star Michel Rmeih. Sample home-made Lebanese dishes and pastries. A supervised outdoor kid’s play center is available. The American-Lebanese Festival is a perfect way to spend your entire day enjoying good food, music and the beautiful Phoenix fall weather!
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Food/Tasting
Arizona Craft Brewers Guild Presents the 2nd Annual Brewers Ball
The Arizona Craft Brewers Guild will partner with Arizona’s award-winning breweries to present the second-annual Arizona Brewers Ball on Saturday, Nov. 18. This year, guests are invited to dress in their best 1920’s-inspired garb and head to Warehouse 215 in Downtown Phoenix for the prohibition-themed celebration, which will bring together 30+ breweries from across the state to celebrate the continued growth and success of Arizona’s craft beer industry. Arizona’s own 14-piece Uptown Big Band will get the crowd in the mood, as guests indulge, imbibe and jitterbug their way between several food stations. A dream for beer enthusiasts and foodies alike, the event will feature delectable bites paired with various beers, and guests will have the opportunity to learn why the chosen beers pair well with each chef-crafted dish. The event will held from 6-10 p.m. at Warehouse 215, a 1918 industrial building in Phoenix’s urban-chic Warehouse District. Pre-sale tickets are available for $125. VIP table reservations can also be made for $2,000, which include 10 tickets, access to a private area, additional hors d’oeuvres and specialty beer, and prime seating. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/37468934592. Proceeds benefit the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild and the George Hancock Fund.
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Community Event, Food/Tasting, For the Family
Arizona Night Market
Arizona Night Market offers the community an opportunity to connect and experience different cultures through unique food, drinks, merchandise, cultural and music entertainment, and interactive fun without having to travel all around the world. This is an experience that will bring culture and community together for all ages.
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Art Show, Food/Tasting, Drawings/Works on Paper
Art of Ice Cream Experience
The Art of Ice Cream Experience is a pop-up art exhibit coming to Scottsdale, AZ for a limited three month engagement. The Ice Cream themed exhibit will feature themed rooms filled with color, texture and interactive engagement. The pop-up experience will be open daily from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. starting December 1. Limited tickets are available for the soft opening scheduled for November 22. Guests can choose their arrival time and will have approximately 60 minutes to explore the vivid spaces and take as many social sharing images as their devices can handle. Ice cream tastes and treats will be available for sampling, engaging all five senses in this immersive experience. The Instagrammable spaces will have such themes as the Banana Split Room, the Milk Shake Room, the Popsicle Room and the Cone or Cup Room.Ice cream-loving guests can begin scooping up their spots for the Art of Ice Cream Experience now with pre-sale tickets available online at www.artoficecreamexperience.com A limited number of tickets will be available each day. Groups over 35 guests are welcome and must contact the office directly to reserve tickets. The space is also available for private and corporate events and holiday parties.
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