EVENT DATE : August 23, 5:30PM
Market Street Kitchen

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

EVENT DATE : August 26, 12:00PM
J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

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

EVENT DATE : September 6, 8:30AM
Highlands Church, Scottsdale

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

EVENT DATE : September 6, 7:00PM
Bodega 13

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

EVENT DATE : September 7, 12:30PM
Granite Reef Senior Center

Do something GRAND for Grandparent's Day with food, live entertainment and giveaways. Cost is $5 for residents.

EVENT DATE : September 15, 6:30PM
Sahara Scottsdale

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

EVENT DATE : September 22, 2:00PM
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

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

EVENT DATE : September 23, 2:00PM
Westworld of Scottsdale

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. 

EVENT DATE : September 25, 5:30PM
Mustang Library Auditorium

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.  

EVENT DATE : September 28, 7:00PM
Mountain Shadows

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 

EVENT DATE : September 29, 5:00PM
Scottsdale Museum of the West

This is a free, family-friendly fun event including culinary options, interactive booths, entertainment and art. 

EVENT DATE : September 30, 5:00PM
Dominick's Steakhouse

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  

EVENT DATE : October 21, 5:00PM
High Street

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