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  • Central

    1. Historical Memorial Day Observance : Phoenix

      May 25 to May 25

      602-534-1262 www.azhistcemeteries.org

      This event at Pioneer & Military Memorial Park (1317 W. Jefferson Street) features a remembrance of pioneer military members buried in the cemetery, along with a procession of various groups dressed in historical costumes.

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    2. Memorial Day Ceremony : Anthem

      May 25 to May 25

      www.daisymtnvets.org

      The public is invited to this ceremony at Anthem Veterans Memorial. The ceremony, "A Day of Remembrance," honors the service and sacrifice of veterans who have died serving the U.S. Seating is limited; lawn chairs are welcome.

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    3. A Gathering of Quilts : Prescott

      May 29 to May 30

      www.tbqguild.com

      The Thumb Butte Quilters' Guild marks its 20th anniversary with this show at Frontier Village (1841 E. State Route 69) in Prescott. More than 300 quilts will be on display, along with quilting demonstrations, vendors and a consignment shop.

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    4. Westgate Bike Night at Westgate Entertainment District : Glendale

      May 7 to May 28

      623-385-7502 www.westgateaz.com/bikenight

      See hundreds of motorcycles, and enjoy live music and great Bike Night deals from Westgate bars and restaurants. Bike Night is fun for all ages and family friendly. Free.

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    5. Arizona Spring Restaurant Week : Phoenix

      May 15 to May 25

      www.arizonarestaurantweek.com

      Take advantage of Restaurant Week pricing on a three-course meal at participating restaurants throughout the state.

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    6. Phoenix Comicon at Phoenix Convention Center : Phoenix

      May 28 to May 31

      www.phoenixcomicon.com

      Take part in the signature pop-culture event with focuses on comic books, anime, sci-fi and film, comic book creators, and voice, movie and TV actors. Attend panels and workshops, art auction, Zombie Beauty pageant, a masquerade, and live music.

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    7. 27th Annual Off Street Festival : Prescott

      May 23 to May 25

      928-445-2000 www.prescott.org

      The Chamber of Commerce presents more than 100 arts-and-crafts vendor booths, food and fun.

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    8. Memorial Day Event : Prescott Valley

      May 25 to May 25

      928-458-0327 www.honorandremember.org

      This event at the Prescott Valley Civic Center is presented by Honor and Remember, which recognizes the sacrifice of fallen military members and their families. Special guests include Prescott Valley Mayor Harvey Skoog and U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar.

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    9. Thrive Conference for Families in Business : Phoenix

      May 28 to May 29

      www.familybusinessconference.com

      The Arizona Biltmore Resort hosts this conference designed to help family businesses get to the next level. Topics include resolving family challenges, successfully passing on a business, health-care updates and getting the most from employees.

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    10. Entrepreneurs for a Cause : Gold Canyon

      May 28 to May 28

      www.bridesabc.org

      The Views at Superstition hosts this fun-filled fundraiser, which features celebrity entrepreneurs and includes networking, hors d'oeuvres, adult beverages and entertainment. The event benefits Brides Against Breast Cancer.

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  • Southern

    1. Desert Delectables at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum : Tucson

      May 30 to May 30

      520-883-2702 desertmuseum.org

      Chefs from Tucson Originals restaurants utilize native Sonoran Desert ingredients in original recipes. Listen to live music in four unique venues around the grounds, including Ironwood Art Gallery.

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  • Eastern

    1. Salt River Whitewater Rafting Season : Globe

      May 1 to May 31

      www.azroa.org

      If you enjoy a challenge, three separate outfits offer whitewater rafting on the Salt River on White Mountain Apache Tribe land (not the tubing section of river). Participate in half-day, full-day and overnight wilderness trips of up to five days.

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