Good vibrations abound at the second installment of this dining series. Don a Hawaiian shirt and say “Aloha” to a special retro tiki menu and cocktail pairings. $75/++ includes food and drink at Market Street Kitchen with a motor coach ride to stop two, Liberty Station. Reserve a spot before the “tiny bubbles” float away. EventBrite.com
Don't miss this award-winning creative party planning showcase with 50-plus vendors showcasing entertainment choices, decor options, best-in-class photography, videography, specialty caterers, photobooths, DJs, venues and more. The event includes prizes, food samples, a fashion show, food trucks, interactive entertainment and more. MitzvahsAndMoreAZ.com
Discover Career Connectors is a nonprofit organization connecting professionals to quality resources and hiring companies. Each event includes professional speakers with presentations on relevant job search topics, 3-4 featured hiring companies, networking, resume help, career coaches, LinkedIn coaches and business portraits. Every Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. CareerConnectors.org
Bodega 13 continues the Summer Jazz Concert Series, bringing the best jazz musicians from the Phoenix area to their North Scottsdale stage on Thursdays from 7-10 p.m. September concerts will feature Dennis Roland with Diana Lee, Alice Tatum, Felix Sainz and many more. Bodega13.com
Do something GRAND for Grandparent's Day with food, live entertainment and giveaways. Cost is $5 for residents.
Event includes cocktails, dinner, silent auction and a showing of the most prestigious Arabian horses during the cocktail hour. All proceeds benefit Send Me On Vacation, a nonprofit organization that helps people with breast cancer to rejuvenate their body, mind and soul one vacation at a time. SendMeOnVacation.org
Join us for a fun-filled event as we celebrate the largest, most authentic and award-winning Brazilian Day Festival in Arizona. The all-ages event is a great opportunity for the whole family to come and experience a variety of culture, including live bands, DJs, capoeira, performers and more. BrazilianDayArizona.com
Grammy Award winner Randy Jackson hosts an afternoon of R & B and smooth jazz. Performers include: Jeffrey Osborne, Earl Klugh, Bob James, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Rick Braun and Jazz Funk Soul. Tickets start at $45.
How important is the contribution of women to the society in all times; and especially in the modern society? Join speaker Zona Lorig to celebrate the stories of some of the most known and celebrated women of Arizona.
A one-of-a-kind collaborative dinner benefiting the James Beard Foundation will take place as a part of the sixth annual Taste America national culinary tour. The evening will begin with a reception featuring cocktails followed by dinner prepared by a Taste America Visiting All-Star, Host Chef Charles Wiley, and Local All-Star Charleen Badman. JamesBeard.org/TasteAmerica
This is a free, family-friendly fun event including culinary options, interactive booths, entertainment and art.
Make plans to celebrate the heroic Scottsdale Firefighters and the charities they support on Sunday, Sept. 30 at the 18th Annual Behind the Flames Scottsdale Firefighter Charities Dinner at Dominick’s Steakhouse. The cocktail hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by dinner that features prime steaks, seafood and signature dishes at 6 p.m. PhoenixBites.com
Dish It Out is the Valley’s most exciting high-end culinary event with delicious dishes from top restaurants around the Valley. This 21+ event has fabulous food, wine and spirits, live music and information about the Boys & Girls Clubs. All proceeds benefit the kids and teens who count on the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Phoenix. dishitoutaz.org for tickets