Hosted at the Gladly, the Seven Chefs is an ever-growing collective of top local chefs and friends who first cooked together at the prestigious James Beard House in New York City and now get together annually to promote the Arizona cooking scene and help "bring Beard back to AZ." More details to be announced at Classic.DevourPhoenix.com
Design for Dogs is a fundraising event hosted by Facings of America, benefiting the Arizona Animal Welfare League, Arizona’s oldest no-kill animal shelter. The event features food, music, local craft beer and wine tasting, raffle prizes and adorable adoptable dogs. The highlight is the custom doghouse design and build competition among teams of interior designers, architects, engineers and home builders.
The 2019 Italian Festival of Arizona organized by the Italian Association of Arizona will be at the Scottsdale Southbridge Feb. 23-24. Access to all entertainment is included in the admission price along with entrance to the Italian Museum. Beverages (including wine and beer) can be purchased through the use of tickets that will be sold on-site.
The Junior League of Phoenix (JLP) will host its 82nd annual Rummage Sale at the Arizona State Fairgrounds. As one of JLP’s signature fundraisers, the Rummage Sale is “Arizona’s Largest Garage Sale,” which provides shoppers with an opportunity to purchase an array of new and gently-used items across 23 departments at deeply discounted prices. Pricing: 8am-12pm $5 admissions & 1-4pm free admissions
For more than 25 years, Celebration of Fine Art has become known for its exceptional art, welcoming experience and interactive atmosphere. This event brings in artists and sets up working studios, welcoming art lovers to interact with or simply watch these artists as they create their work over the course of the eight-week show.
M3F isn’t just a music festival. It’s a philanthropic movement that’s donated more than $1 million to local charities, bettering Arizona through its mantra of the 3 Cs: Community, Culture and Charity. This year, as M3F strives to support Phoenix through music, a portion of M3F 2019’s proceeds will benefit Phoenix Children's Hospital Music Therapy Program. M3FFEST.com
Without the bad guys, there couldn’t be good guys. The bandits and outlaws of Western films took their villainy seriously, often dressing to fit the part by wearing black hats to telegraph their moral darkness. This program explores the snarling and sinister characters whose diabolical deeds lit up the silver screen. Hosted by Charlie LeSueur, Arizona’s official Western film historian.
Sunday A'Fair features free outdoor concerts by the Valley's top musicians, an arts-and-crafts market and fun activities for children and families.
Gourmet food tastings, live music and a live auction to benefit the nonprofit Foothills Caring Corps’ mission to promote elderly independence. Emceed by Terri Ouellette, host of ABC15’s Sonoran Living, along with auctioneer Jonathan Blair.
A newly curated collection by artist legend Peter Max’s exquisite paintings will be on exhibition and available for acquisition in a limited engagement presentation at DeRubeis Fine Art of Metal, Scottsdale’s premier fine art gallery. The exhibition opens with previews on Thursday, March 14 and runs through Saturday, March 16.
Danny Zelisko Presents proudly welcomes Gordon Lightfoot to the historic Celebrity Theatre. Aside from his success in writing, singing and performing his own songs, Gordon has found fortune in having his songs recorded and performed by other great artists. His legacy was further enhanced when he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. CelebrityTheatre.com
Seventeen restaurants showcase their take on the perfect burger in this charity fundraising showdown. Burger aficionados are invited to cast their vote in the People’s Choice competition at this all-inclusive event for ages 21 and up.
The 48th Annual Celebration of Caring gala will be held Saturday, March 23 at the Montelucia. All proceeds will benefit the programs of ALP that serve children living in poverty in the Valley. The event will include a silent auction and hosted reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner and a live auction at 7 p.m.
The Italian Festival event opens a window on Italian culture, past and present, through music, arts, food, drinks and more! Visitors will enjoy authentic Italian cuisine, live music, experience Italian culture and purchase Italian handcrafted items from vendors.
The fun rolls from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the skate park. Entry fees are free, but participants must fill out a waiver to compete. Competitors younger than 18 must have a legal guardian with them to register.