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Art: History/Science
Bug Talks
Hosted by top “bug specialists” at Butterfly Wonderland, this special talk reveals incredible factoids about some of the largest insects found around the world. Be amazed at tarantulas, mantises and more! FREE with admission.
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Sun 10/2/22 - Sat 10/29/22 at 3pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Advanced Bridge
Are you ready to learn more advanced moves? This class is for bridge players who know how to play the game or those that have taken beginning and intermediate classes.
The Valley of the Sun JCC
Scottsdale, AZ

Mon 10/3/22 at 9:30am-11:30am
Mon 10/10/22 at 9:30am-11:30am
Mon 10/17/22 at 9:30am-11:30am
Mon 10/24/22 at 9:30am-11:30am
Mon 10/31/22 at 9:30am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Book Launch for John Sandford's Righteous Prey (live & virtual event)
The Poisoned Pen celebrates its 33rd birthday with John Sandford. It's a live book launch as he discusses Righteous Prey, featuring Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers. Signed books available. (live and virtual event)
Poisoned Pen
Scottsdale, AZ

Mon 10/3/22 at 7pm-8pm
Special Event: Food/Tasting
Mitzvah Monday
Come to the J Kitchen and bake cookies for patients and their families at Hospice of the Valley. The cookies are delivered and provide a bit of light during a dark time. All ingredients and materials provided. Space is limited. Sponsored by The Cookie Bar ...
The Valley of the Sun JCC
Scottsdale, AZ

Mon 10/3/22 at 1pm-2:30pm
Mon 11/7/22 at 1pm-2:30pm
Special Event: Community Event
Octane Raceway 19th Anniversary
Arizona’s favorite indoor/outdoor high-speed kart racing track and entertainment venue, Octane Raceway, will celebrate its 19th anniversary October 3-6 with big deals and discounts on racing, axe throwing and VR.
Octane Raceway
Scottsdale, AZ

Mon 10/3/22 - Thu 10/6/22 at 11am-10pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Candace Rob discusses Fox in the Fold (virtual event)
Candace Robb discusses her latest Owen Archer of medieval York novel, Fox in the Fold. Signed books available. (virtual event)
Poisoned Pen
Scottsdale, AZ

Tue 10/4/22 at 5pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Ian Rankin previews A Heart Full of Headstones (virtual event)
Ian Rankin previews the latest John Rebus novel, A Heart Full of Headstones. Signed UK edition available. (virtual event)
Poisoned Pen
Scottsdale, AZ

Tue 10/4/22 at 1pm-2pm
Music: Open Mic/Music, Karaoke
Karaoke Night at Pub Rock Live
Join us for Karaoke Night every Tuesday from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Enjoy drink specials and have fun singing your favorite songs!
Pub Rock
Scottsdale, AZ

Tue 10/4/22 at 8pm
Tue 10/11/22 at 8pm
Tue 10/18/22 at 8pm
Tue 10/25/22 at 8pm
Tue 11/1/22 at 8pm
Sports: Other
Tuesday Night Pickleball™ Launches at Jigsaw Health in Scottsdale
Introducing Tuesday Night Pickleball™, a new, made-for-TV showcase launching in the Valley this August. One night, one match and four professional players at a newly built pickleball stadium called The Orchard at the Scottsdale campus of Jigsaw Health. Plu...
The Orchard at Jigsaw Health
Scottsdale, AZ

Tue 10/4/22
Tue 10/11/22
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Beginning Mahjong: Session 1
Want to learn how to play Mahjong? Join us! Whether you have never played or simply want a refresher, this is the class for you. 2022 mahjong cards must be purchased before the first session. There will not be a class on October 5.
The Valley of the Sun JCC
Scottsdale, AZ

Wed 10/5/22 at 10am-12pm
Wed 10/12/22 at 10am-12pm
Wed 10/19/22 at 10am-12pm
Wed 10/26/22 at 10am-12pm
Wed 11/2/22 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop
Intermediate Mahjong: Session 1
Learn strategies and techniques to improve your game. Though this class includes a brief overview, it is for those who have already taken a beginner class. Playing with instructor assistance will help you take your game to the next level. There will not be...
The Valley of the Sun JCC
Scottsdale, AZ

Wed 10/5/22 at 12:30pm-2:30pm
Wed 10/12/22 at 12:30pm-2:30pm
Wed 10/19/22 at 12:30pm-2:30pm
Wed 10/26/22 at 12:30pm-2:30pm
Wed 11/2/22 at 12:30pm-2:30pm
Theater: Comedy
Exit Laughing- A Hysterical Comedy
Directed by Van Rockwell. When the biggest highlight in your life for the past 30 years has been your weekly bridge night with the "girls," what do you do when one of your foursome inconveniently dies? If you're Connie, Leona and Millie, you do the most da...
Don Bluth Front Row Theatre
Scottsdale, AZ

Thu 10/6/22 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 10/7/22 at 7pm-9pm
Sat 10/8/22 at 2pm till 4pm, 7pm till 9pm
Thu 10/13/22 at 7pm-9pm
Fri 10/14/22 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Leslie S. Klinger discusses The Annotated Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. (live & virtual event)
Leslie S. Klinger discusses The Annotated Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Signed books available. (live & virtual event)
Poisoned Pen
Scottsdale, AZ

Thu 10/6/22 at 7pm-8pm
Special Event: For the Family, Community Event, Food/Tasting
Free Live Music at The Thumb
Start the weekend by clapping your hands to free live music at The Thumb. Local musicians will perform every Friday and Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. at this iconic Scottsdale landmark. Best known for its award-winning barbeque and bakery, car wash and service...
The Thumb
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/7/22 at 5pm-7pm
Sat 10/8/22 at 5pm-7pm
Fri 10/14/22 at 5pm-7pm
Sat 10/15/22 at 5pm-7pm
Fri 10/21/22 at 5pm-7pm
Art: History/Science
Reptile Encounter Talk
Join Assistant Curator of Reptiles and Amphibians Charlie DePuy as he introduces guests to some of Butterfly Wonderland’s favorable and charismatic rainforest animals! Watch Bennie the Ball Python climb his specialized rock wall or meet Draco, a lovable Ch...
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/7/22 - Fri 10/28/22 at 1pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser
Teen Lifeline Connections of Hope Gala
Valley residents are invited to support teen suicide prevention by attending the Connections of Hope gala on Friday, October 7, 2022 at 6 p.m. at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia. The evening’s festivities include dinner, a live auction ...
Omni Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Montelucia
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/7/22 at 6pm
Art: History/Science
Whimsical Wings
Join Education Specialists at Butterfly Conservatory as they release Tropical Butterflies into the Conservatory. Watch as new butterflies take their first flight. Feel free to ask questions. Touching the delicate butterflies is not permitted, but photos ar...
Butterfly Wonderland
Scottsdale, AZ

Fri 10/7/22 at 11am
Fri 10/14/22 at 11am
Fri 10/21/22 at 11am
Fri 10/28/22 at 11am
Music: Classical
"Arts at the Rocks" Presents Urban Nocturnes
It is a pleasure for DHPC to kick off our fifth season with a performance of music for strings and flute featuring Urban Nocturnes, six outstanding professional classical musicians. Urban Nocturnes seeks to share their love of artistic ingenuity and collab...
Desert Hills Presbyterian Church
Scottsdale, AZ

Sat 10/8/22 at 4pm-5:30pm
Music: Rock, Metal
Blue Oyster Cult
The "thinking-man's metal band" from Long Island score big in the mid-'70s through early '80s, with gothic, mythologically tinged songs such as (of course) '(Don't Fear) the Reaper," "Godzilla," "Burnin' for You," "Red and the Black," "Golden Age of Leathe...
Talking Stick Resort
Scottsdale, AZ

Sat 10/8/22 at 8pm
Music: Live Music in Bar/Club
Liberty Station Terravita Location Announces Weekly Live Music Lineup Sept.-Dec.
Liberty Station American Tavern and Smokehouse’s Terravita location is turning up the dial on its live performances with a complete line-up from Saturday, Sept. 17 through Saturday, Dec. 17. Every Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m., guests can enjoy musical enterta...
Liberty Station Terravita
Scottsdale, AZ

Sat 10/8/22
Sat 10/15/22
Sat 10/22/22
Sat 10/29/22
Sat 11/5/22

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