A casual tasting event featuring wines, spirits, beers, culinary delights, live entertainment and silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person and include tastings from PRP Wines, Sassi, Arizona Stronghold Vineyards, Mudshark Brewery, Laramita Cellars, Pera Valley Vineyards, Husky IPA, Nori Sushi Sake, Grimaldi’s, The Vig, Eggstacy, Ciao Pizzeria and Liberty Station. FoothillsAnimal.org
Come learn more about Support My Club and the students that they serve. Enjoy complimentary drinks, bites and the opportunity to browse high school club and team requests, all while the students are showcasing their talents. You can make a difference for students in your community! PhilanthropyBar70.SplashThat.com
The Marshall Gallery of Fine Art Special Charity Concert and Art Show will feature a solo performance by pianist Tavit Tashjian. Sponsored free reception from 6 p.m. to 6:50 p.m. Piano concert and art show at 7 p.m.
Guests are invited to OdySea in the Desert Entertainment District for their first-ever Fall-tastic Halloween event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.! Guests will enjoy costume contests for best group costume, best character costume and most unique costume with a chance to win prizes including tickets to the popular OdySea Aquarium! Families will also enjoy themed music, on-site games, crafts, inflatables and more! OdyseaInTheDesert.com
Top employers will be on hand to meet talented people from a variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, experiences, beliefs and abilities. This free event for job seekers allows attendees to learn about the company cultures and opportunities. 9 a.m. to noon
Classical music's most beloved piano concerto, a symphony of epic proportions and a youthful work by a major composer make up the program when the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra performs under the baton of music director and chief conductor Pavel Kogan. This will be the opening concert of the 2017-18 Virginia G. Piper Concert Series.
Join Audrey's Angels for its annual fundraising gala, Mad For The Music. This lively event will feature renowned artist Randall Hedden, silent and live auctions and raffles. Funds will benefit Audrey's Angels Music Enrichment Programs.
The Grammy Award-winning duo of Justin Lansing and Joe Mailander records and performs family music with a goal to inspire children and their parents to get outside and experience nature. They have put their passion for the outdoors at the heart of their musical collaborations. They believe this can motivate kids to gain a greater respect for the natural world, their communities and themselves.
Are you in career transition? Come and discover Career Connectors, a nonprofit organization connecting professionals to high-quality resources and hiring companies. Events are available at no cost. Each event includes professional career speakers with presentations on relevant job search topics, 300-400 featured hiring companies, networking, resume help, career coaches, LinkedIn coaches and business portraits. For more information, visit CareerConnectors.org or call 480.442.5806.
Jazz is about 100 years old, and Latin jazz is 80. But Latin jazz also has another name: Eddie Palmieri. Palmieri, one of jazz's legendary pianists and band leaders, will appear in concert with his Latin Jazz Orchestra as part of a tour commemorating his 80th birthday. 7:30 p.m.
BLK Live announces a concert by Corey Feldman and his band. Feldman is an American actor and singer and has starred in many movies including "Goonies," "Stand by Me," "The Lost Boys," "Gremlins," "The Burbs," "License to Drive" and many more.
American Fine Art Inc. presents this exhibit, a celebration of life and art. 100 Years of Andrew Wyeth spans Wyeth’s career, from the early works that established his reputation to two of the last pieces he would create, "Snow Hill" and "The Crossing." On view through December 31, 2017.
Join radio host Mike Broomhead and special guest Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane as they emcee this special charity gala! The keynote speaker is legendary fighter pilot Captain Jerry Yellin, author of The Last Fighter Pilot, who flew the last combat mission of WWII.
Pull up a chair at Notre Dame Prep's Culinary Festival. See how the campus is transformed into an all-inclusive casual, yet elegant celebration venue. This event features food from many popular Scottsdale restaurants, wine, beer from the Scottsdale Beer Company and live music by Elvis Before Noon. Tickets are $100.
Comedian Rita Rudner, who has charmed her way into the hearts of millions with her witty stand-up routines, sold-out tours, best-selling books and appearances on HBO and late-night television, brings her unique brand of soft-spoken humor to the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. 8 p.m.
Oh My Dog! is producing The Canine Couture runway show on Saturday, November 11, at the Seventh Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships.The event will be a showcase of Scottsdale’s most stylish pooches. Participation is open to all breeds and age of dogs. Dogs will be judged on their appearance and the creativity of their outfits by a panel of canine couture experts.
Local food trucks will compete for the title of best slider. The sliders will be judged by local “slider experts” as well as by the attendees via their people’s choice votes. $30 includes admission, samples of all sliders and three drink tickets for nonalcoholic drinks. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Arizona Friends of Foster Children Foundation (AFFCF). AFFCF.org
The highly anticipated event, Old Bags Luncheon, will be returning this fall for another day full of fashion with some exciting surprises! The success of the Old Bags Luncheon has been able to provide resources for homeless families that have committed to making a change in their lives.
Arizona’s largest and longest-running artist studio tour and sale. A signature event of the non-profit Sonoran Arts League, featuring 174 artists in 44 studio locations throughout the scenic Desert Foothills communities of Cave Creek, Carefree, and North Scottsdale. Admission is free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. SonoranArtsLeague.org/hidden_in_the_hills_studio_tou.php
Bluegrass favorites with their own brand of acoustic fusion, The HillBenders have defined a unique sound and style combining classic rock and roll with traditional bluegrass. Tickets: $35 and $55. For more information about the Arizona Musicfest Fall Fest, visit AZMusicfest.org or call 480. 422.8449.
235 local handmade shops gather for a day of shopping and fun! Come support some of Arizona’s best local shops all in one place while crossing names off your holiday lists! Admission is free! SweetToTheSoulBoutique.com.
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. 8 p.m.
The popular Mermaid Magic experience will return to OdySea Aquarium this winter from November 18 through November 26. Guests will enjoy special encounters with these mythical creatures during operating hours. For more information about the OdySea Aquarium, call 480.291.8000 or visit OdyseaAquarium.com.
Combining performances with commentary from the stage, this concert series showcases the talented faculty and students of the Arizona State University Herberger Institute School of Music. A longtime favorite of Valley audiences, the ASU Concert Jazz Band performs choice selections spanning the history of big band music and beyond. 4 p.m.
Beethoven’s spectacular Ninth Symphony, “Ode to Joy”, will be performed by the Scottsdale Philharmonic in a special concert that includes an 80-member choral. Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is considered to be his greatest work with a full orchestra and choral. For more information, call 480.951.6077. Free; VIP preferred seating available with a $15 donation.
Returning for their annual Thanksgiving pilgrimage to Scottsdale, The Capitol Steps plan to bring down the House … and Senate … with their blend of sharp political satire set to popular music. The Steps’ performances include songs from their latest album and possible “guest appearances” by many of your favorite (or least-favorite, as the case may be) celebrity politicians. 5 p.m.