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  • Western

    1. Our Time, Our History : Kingman

      March 21 to March 21

      www.mohavemuseum.org

      Heidi Osselaer, Ph.D., presents "There's a New Sheriff in Town: Early Women in Arizona Law Enforcement" at the Mohave Museum of History and Arts. Learn about how early women got involved in policing the state.

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    2. 7th Annual Bluegrass on the Beach Music Festival : Lake Havasu City

      March 6 to March 8

      209-480-4693 www.landspromotions.com

      This festival at Lake Havasu State Park features plenty of live bluegrass music, along with workshops, arts and crafts, kids activities, food and a beer garden. Camping areas are available.

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    3. Havasu Rock 'N' Brews : Lake Havasu City

      March 7 to March 7

      928-232-0145 www.havasurockandbrews.com

      This lakeside craft-beer festival features more than 40 craft brews on tap, live music and a "cornhole" tournament.

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    4. There's a New Sheriff in Town: Early Women in Arizona Law Enforcement : Kingman

      March 21 to March 21

      At the Mohave Museum of History and Arts, 400 W. Beale Street, Heidi Osselaer, Ph.D., discusses whether the West was just too wild for female sheriffs (clearly not). This presentation is part of the "Our Time, Our History" series.

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    5. 9th Annual Village Jazz Series : Yuma

      March 1 to March 31

      www.yumajazz.com/village/

      Yuma Palms Regional Center and the Yuma Jazz Company showcase student ensembles and outstanding local jazz artists, Thursdays from 6 to 8 pm.

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    6. 23rd Annual Midnight at the Oasis Festival : Yuma

      March 6 to March 8

      928-343-1715 midnightattheoasis.net

      Desert Sun Stadium presents the Southwest's premier classic-car and nostalgia festival featuring classic cars, regional food, vendors from the West, rides for the kids, oldies rock-and-roll concerts, and a classic-car cruise Friday evening.

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    7. 9th Annual Studio Tour : Yuma

      March 7 to March 8

      928-345-9502 www.mtnsaa.org/

      Mountain Shadows Artists Association members open their studios for guests interested in a range of mediums, including acrylic, oil, watercolor, pastel, photography, digital media, gourd art and drawing.

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    8. 30th Anniversary Parker International Marathon IWSRA Ski Races : Parker

      March 7 to March 8

      928-669-6511 parkerareatourism.com

      Parker Blue Water Casino celebrates water, sun and fun with water ski racing.

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    9. La Paz County Fair – From Wagon Wheels to Ferris Wheels : Parker

      March 12 to March 15

      928-669-8100 www.lapazcountyfair.org/

      See 4-H exhibits, numerous rides, a motocross race, food, beer garden, fine arts, 4-H projects and monster-truck rides from noon to midnight.

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    10. 33rd Annual Home Show : Lake Havasu City

      March 20 to March 22

      928-453-7755 www.golakehavasu.com/events/details/502/

      Vendors showcase state-of-the-art products for indoor and outdoor home use: furnishings, artwork, flooring, insulation, HVAC, security systems, windows and doors, and food vendors. Free parking and entry.

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    11. 3 Redneck Tenors : Yuma

      March 20 to March 20

      928-366-1274 www.CAL-AM.com

      Fortuna de Oro RV Resort hosts three tenors offering a variety of songs and music: gospel, country, pop, Broadway and classical.

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  • Central

    1. Scottsdale Arts Festival : Scottsdale

      March 13 to March 15

      480-499-8587 www.scottsdaleartsfestival.org

      Meet 200 awe-inspiring artists, bid in the online art auction, listen to toe-tapping live music, savor mouthwatering cuisine and enjoy family-friendly art activities at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.

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    2. Kiss Me I'm Irish Run : Glendale

      March 14 to March 14

      480-609-3978 www.irishrunaz.com

      Arizona's largest St. Patrick's Day run, at Westgate Entertainment District, features a 4K or 8K run/walk, or a 17K run, along with a kids run. Pets and strollers are welcome. Costume prizes and Irish music.

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    3. Honor Ride Phoenix : Phoenix

      March 14 to March 14

      ride2recovery.com

      This cycling event is sponsored by Ride 2 Recovery, which honors our nation's healing heroes. The ride begins at 8 a.m. at the United Healthcare offices at 4425 E. Cotton Center Boulevard.

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    4. Teaming Up for Girls Luncheon : Phoenix

      March 6 to March 6

      602-288-4555 www.flocrit.org

      This luncheon at the Arizona Biltmore Resort benefits Florence Crittenton, a nonprofit that helps girls and young women discover their strength and self-worth. This year's keynote speaker is six-time Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen.

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    5. Spring Heritage Pecan and Wine Festival : Camp Verde

      March 28 to March 29

      www.visitcampverde.com

      This event combines the Camp Verde Pecan and Wine Festival, the Verde Valley Archaeology Center Fair and the Verde Valley Runoff Canoe and Kayak Race into one fun-filled weekend. Admission to most events is free.

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    6. Time Through the Canyon: Merrill Mahaffey Art Show : Scottsdale

      March 12 to March 12

      480-970-3111 www.themarshallgallery.com

      Prominent Western landscape painter Merrill Mahaffey displays his paintings of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River. A botanist's son, Mahaffey fancies himself "more scientific" than other artists interpreting the genre.

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    7. The Scottsdale Giants Race : Scottsdale

      March 8 to March 8

      www.scottsdalegiantrace.com

      This event at Scottsdale Stadium (7408 E. Osborn Road) includes 9K and 3-mile races, plus a kids/family relay.

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    8. Real Gardens for Real People Tour : Phoenix area

      March 14 to March 14

      www.realgardensforrealpeople.com

      This tour gives visitors an inside look at the beauty of seven gardens in El Mirage, Peoria, Sun City and Surprise. Master gardeners will be available in every garden to offer interactive demonstrations of gardening techniques and answer questions.

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    9. 32nd Annual Archaeology and Heritage Awareness Month : Phoenix

      March 1 to March 31

      602-542-4174 www.azstateparks.com

      Special events in towns across Arizona focus on current efforts to preserve our past by protecting our fragile and non-renewable cultural resources. Events include hikes, site tours, lectures and demonstrations.

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    10. 27th Annual Artlink Art Detour : Phoenix

      March 7 to March 8

      602-256-7539 artlinkphoenix.com/art-detour/

      This event features self-guided tours of more than 100 artist studios, galleries and other venues, performances and activities, a Kids Detour with family-friendly activities, pop-up galleries and docent-guided shuttles. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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    11. Heard Museum Guild 57th Annual Indian Fair & Market : Phoenix

      March 7 to March 8

      602-252-8840 www.heard.org/fair

      This event features more than 600 of the nation's top Native American artists, lively music and dance performances, and a variety of Native foods, including posole, Hopi piki bread and fry bread. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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    12. 24th Annual Blues Blast : Phoenix

      March 7 to March 7

      602-516-8870 www.phoenixblues.org

      Listen to several blues bands in this family-friendly atmosphere. Attend a music workshop and art project for kids, food and merchandise vendors. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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    13. 31st Annual My Nana’s Salsa Challenge at Steele Indian School Park : Phoenix

      March 8 to March 8

      602-955-1962 www.salsachallenge.com

      This Hemophilia Association fundraiser presents more than 90 competitors, including restaurants, businesses and individuals, preparing fresh salsa on site in mild and hot categories. Enjoy a sampling contest, margaritas, live bands and a food court.

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    14. 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Family Faire : Phoenix

      March 14 to March 14

      602-280-9221 www.phxirish.org

      The parade starts at 10 a.m. from Third Street and Virginia to Margaret T. Hance Park. The faire includes Irish music and dancers, crafts, genealogy, Irish clubs, and a kids area.

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    15. Spring Plant Sale Festival : Phoenix

      March 20 to March 22

      480-941-1225 www.dbg.org

      Desert Botanical Garden offers desert-adapted plants for sale. Garden volunteers, horticulturists and professional landscape designers will be on hand to answer questions and offer advice.

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    16. 51st Annual Arizona Scottish Highland Games : Phoenix

      March 21 to March 22

      602-431-0095 www.arizonascots.com

      Steele Indian School Park hosts this competition, which features demonstrations, highland dancers, ancient athletic events, children's games, clan booths, food, artifact and clothing vendors, re-enactment groups, music and more.

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    17. Arizona Game & Fish Department Outdoor Expo at Ben Avery Shooting Facility : Phoenix

      March 28 to March 29

      602-942-3000 www.azgfd.gov/expo

      Participate in hands-on activities, demonstrations and exhibits on hunting, fishing, recreational shooting, archery, off-highway vehicle (OHV) and watercraft recreation, conservation and wildlife education, camping and other outdoor elements.

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    18. Cowtown’s 14th Anniversary PHX AM Skateboard Contest : Phoenix

      March 28 to March 29

      480-642-2697 www.phxam.com

      Desert West Skate Park hosts this international skateboarding contest for professional and semi-professional skateboarding teams from all over the world.

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    19. 13th Season of Native Trails Presented by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation : Scottsdale

      March 5 to March 28

      480-421-1004 www.experiencescottsdale.com

      This series of free festivals celebrates Native American culture and Arizona tribes including Fort McDowell Yavapai, Hopi, Diné and Apache nations, with music and dance, traditional flutes and drums, arts, crafts and jewelry.

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    20. Baseball City : Scottsdale

      March 7 to March 8

      www.baseballcityexperience.com

      Scottsdale Civic Center presents interactive displays, meet-and-greets with baseball legends and current MLB players, clinics, activities and interactive elements to ensure a hands-on baseball experience, live music, vendors, and food trucks.

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    21. 44th Annual Carousel Charity Horse Show : Scottsdale

      March 12 to March 15

      www.americansaddlebredassociationofarizona.com/

      WestWorld of Scottsdale hosts Arizona’s premier multi-breed competition representing various breeds of horses showcasing horsemanship and showmanship.

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    22. 37th Annual Cave Creek Fiesta Days Rodeo & Parade : Cave Creek

      March 27 to March 29

      www.CaveCreekProRodeo.com

      Watch three rodeo performances featuring top-ranked Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association (PRCA) and Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) contestants, with a parade on Saturday at 9 a.m., mutton bustin', rodeo dances on Friday and Saturday.

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    23. 21st Annual Aloha Festival : Tempe

      March 14 to March 15

      602-697-1824 www.azalohafest.org

      Tempe Town Lake hosts a celebration of Hawaiian culture featuring music, entertainment, island crafts, games for the entire family and Hawaiian foods, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.

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    24. 38th Annual Tempe Spring Festival of the Arts : Tempe

      March 27 to March 29

      480-921-2300 www.tempefestivalofthearts.com

      Enjoy one of the top 20 art festivals in the nation, with more than 400 national artists and craftspeople, traditional and ethnic foods, continuous entertainment on multiple stages, street performers, and hands-on activities for children.

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    25. Annual Arizona Black Rodeo : Chandler

      March 7 to March 7

      azblackrodeo.wix.com/azbr

      The Arizona Black Rodeo Association is proud and excited to present the Arizona Black Rodeo at Rawhide at Wild Horse Pass. The event highlights national African-American rodeo competitors.

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    26. 27th Annual Ostrich Festival at Tumbleweed Park : Chandler

      March 13 to March 15

      480-963-4571 www.ostrichfestival.com

      Tumbleweed Regional Park hosts ostrich races, carnival rides, live headline entertainment each day, an exotic petting zoo, camel and pony rides, kids activities and arts-and-crafts vendors.

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    27. 16th Annual Chandler Jazz Festival : Chandler

      March 27 to March 28

      480-782-2735 www.chandleraz.gov/special-events

      Bourbon Street comes to downtown Chandler with this jazz-filled weekend highlighting local and national bands and jazz in a variety of outdoor and indoor venues. All performances are free.

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    28. Tres Rios Nature Festival at the Meridian Wildlife Area : Avondale

      March 7 to March 8

      623-333-2400 www.tresriosnaturefestival.com

      Celebrate the natural history and heritage of the valley. Discover watchable wildlife opportunities, canoe trips, wildlife- and bird-watching, tours of historic areas, and a children’s area with hands-on crafts, live animals and storytelling.

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    29. Camping World 500 - Phoenix International Raceway : Avondale

      March 12 to March 15

      866-408-7223 www.phoenixraceway.com

      Stop by PIR’s spring event weekend, headlined by the Camping World 500 featuring the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

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    30. 17th Annual Spring Art & Culinary Festival : Litchfield Park

      March 7 to March 8

      623-935-9040 www.litchfield-park.org/

      See more than 200 art booths, a wine and beer garden with tastings, culinary speakers and demonstrations, great food, and live music.

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    31. 17th Annual Spring Celebration at Sundance Park : Buckeye

      March 28 to March 28

      www.buckeyeaz.gov/events

      Enjoy free activities including the annual egg hunt, entertainment and active games, plus Mr. & Mrs. Cottontail will be available for pictures.

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    32. Heritage/Folk Festival at Sahuaro Ranch Park : Glendale

      March 21 to March 22

      623-930-4200 glendaleaz.com

      Enjoy 150 performers from folk and bluegrass music to cowboy poetry and storytelling, historic site tours, blacksmith demonstrations, children’s activity area and workshops by accomplished entertainers, storytelling workshops, and jam sessions.

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    33. 6th Annual P83 Festival : Peoria

      March 21 to March 21

      www.p83az.com/

      This annual family friendly event features a major concert, local merchants, an interactive zone, beer, wine and spirits, and food vendors.

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    34. Prescott's 4th Friday Art Walk : Prescott

      March 27 to March 27

      www.artthe4th.com

      More than 18 participating Prescott galleries keep their doors open to visitors and locals alike for a night of fun, food, music and ART from 5 to 7 p.m.

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    35. 45th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival : Sedona

      March 14 to March 14

      928-204-2390 www.sedonamainstreet.com

      The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. along Jordan Road and is followed by a free festival with live entertainment, free children’s and family activities, food and a beer garden until 3 p.m.

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    36. 4th Annual Loven Family Run : Cottonwood

      March 28 to March 28

      racetimers.com/loven-family-run.html

      This event benefits VVMC's Hospice Home and includes a 2K run/walk, a 5K run/walk and a 10K run. A good old-fashioned country breakfast at the Blazin' M Ranch after the run is free to participants.

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    37. Horse Whisperer Monty Roberts : Camp Verde

      March 14 to March 14

      928-300-5490 arizonaequestrianconnection.com

      The horse whisperer and author, portrayed by Robert Redford in a popular film, will whisper to horses, sign books and answer questions at Arizona Equestrian Connection/Jackpot Ranch.

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    38. Baroque Ball 2015 : Mesa

      March 21 to March 21

      480-307-9109 www.j-jmf.org

      This event at the Trailhead at Las Sendas Mountain (7900 E. Eagle Crest Drive) features a catered meal, entertainment by the Celebration Strings and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the Jolee-Jaffa Music Foundation.

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    39. Scottsdale Home & Travel Show : Scottsdale

      March 28 to March 29

      602-277-6045 www.exposaz.com/home-travel-show

      Look for ways to turn your house into your dream home, or find an ideal getaway that's the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation, at this event at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Hundreds of companies will showcase their products and services.

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    40. Run & Gun Challenge : Phoenix

      March 28 to March 28

      www.gorunandgun.com

      This new obstacle-course race at Maricopa Wells of Wild Horse Pass incorporates unique shooting challenges. The race tests physical stamina, strength, drive and teamwork.

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    41. 28th Annual Arizona Touch of Class Miniature Horse Show : Scottsdale

      March 21 to March 22

      602-577-7618 www.AZminis-mhaa.com

      At WestWorld's Equidome, miniature horses perform at an A-rated show. See small horses jumping, driving, at liberty, in halter and in costume. Food, refreshments and vendors on the show grounds, along with barn tours and horse-petting. Free.

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    42. 12th Annual Arizona Dragon Boat Festival : Tempe

      March 28 to March 29

      azdba.com

      The Tempe Town Lake marina hosts competitive and recreational dragon-boat races, vendors, and Asian- and Pacific-inspired entertainment. Races will include mixed, men’s and women’s, high school, collegiate, corporate and other teams.

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    43. Open House at Virginia Auto Service : Phoenix

      March 28 to March 28

      www.virginiaautoservice.com

      Virginia Auto Service, an award-winning repair shop, celebrates its 20th anniversary with raffle and door prizes, a barbecue lunch, a dunk tank and other games, special guest appearances, a blood drive and more. Free.

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    44. Chandler Symphony Orchestra Youth Celebration : Chandler

      March 22 to March 22

      480-899-3447 chandlersymphony.com

      The Chandler Center for the Arts presents seventh-grader Caroline Wu performing the first movement of Felix Mendelssohn's "Piano Concerto in G-minor." Ms. Wu is the first-place winner in the orchestra's semi-annual Youth Piano Competition.

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    45. Maya Cities and Sacred Caves of Belize : Camp Verde

      March 13 to March 13

      928-567-0066 www.verdevalleyarchaeology.org

      The Verde Valley Archaeology Center hosts Dr. Jaime Awe, assistant professor at Northern Arizona University and former director of the Belize Institute of Archaeology, for a talk on the archaeological richness of Belize. Free.

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  • Southern

    1. Archaeological Lecture : Tucson

      March 16 to March 16

      www.az-arch-and-hist.org

      The Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society presents "Archaeological Excavations at Ironwood Village: A Hohokam Ball Court Site in Marana," a lecture by Todd W. Bostwick, at the University Medical Center's Duval Auditorium in Tucson. Free.

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    2. Romeo and Juliet : Tucson

      March 1 to March 21

      520-622-2823 www.arizonatheatre.org/

      The Temple of Music and Art presents William Shakespeare’s beloved and poetic masterpiece.

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    3. Carnival of Illusion : Tucson

      March 6 to March 28

      520-615-5299 www.carnivalofillusion.com

      Celebrate a magical night out at Doubletree Hotel with this top-rated vaudeville-inspired road show.

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    4. Tucson Festival of Books : Tucson

      March 14 to March 15

      520-621-2426 www.tucsonfestivalofbooks.org

      The University of Arizona campus hosts a celebration of reading and literacy sponsored by the Arizona Daily Star in association with UA. View 15 stage areas and visits by an estimated 400 authors and 200 exhibitors.

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    5. 33rd Annual Wa:k Powwow : Tucson

      March 14 to March 15

      520-294-5727 www.waknet.org

      Mission San Xavier del Bac hosts this annual gathering of the Tohono O'odham Nation, with inter-tribal dances, a hoop dance contest, drum contests, crafts, and food. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday.

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    6. Annual Fourth Avenue Spring Street Fair : Tucson

      March 20 to March 22

      520-624-5004 www.fourthavenue.org

      Enjoy Tucson’s Fourth Avenue celebration of the arts with 400 arts-and-crafters, food vendors, street musicians and performers, three stages with live entertainment, and children's activities from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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    7. 4th Annual Park Place Chalk Art Festival : Tucson

      March 21 to March 22

      aaca.org

      Stop by Park Place and watch local established artists, amateur artists, students, children and attendees transform Park Place sidewalks into colorful works of art.

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    8. 22nd Annual Southwest Indian Art Fair : Tucson

      March 28 to March 29

      520-621-6302 www.statemuseum.arizona.edu

      Southern Arizona’s premiere Indian art show and market takes place at Arizona State Museum. Meet and view more than 200 Southwest Native artists’ work, view demonstrations, enjoy Native food, music, and dance performances.

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    9. 57th Annual Cactus Antique Airplane Fly-In : Casa Grande

      March 6 to March 7

      480-987-5516 www.cactusflyin.org

      Casa Grande Airport and the Arizona Antique Aircraft Association present this fly-in with emphasis placed on aircraft of yesteryear.

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    10. 38th Annual Arizona State Open Chili Championship : Casa Grande

      March 7 to March 7

      520-560-2256 www.azchiliopen.com/

      Stop by Ed Hooper Park for a traditional chili cook-off, celebrating Casa Grande’s unique hometown charm, Southwestern Arizona's zest for fun and incredible winter weather from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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    11. 8th Annual Fine Art Explosion : Casa Grande

      March 7 to March 8

      520-705-1343 www.southwesternpremierartists.com

      Casa Grande Valley Fine Arts Association presents more than 70 fine artists from throughout the Southwest at Peart Park to the sounds of music streaming through the majestic century-old eucalyptus trees all weekend.

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    12. 59th Annual Pinal County Fair : Casa Grande

      March 18 to March 22

      520-723-7881 www.pinalfairgrounds.com

      Enjoy traditional fair contests, displays, live entertainment, arts and crafts, auto displays, car races, 4-H and FFA livestock, animal exhibits, carnival rides and a petting zoo from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

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    13. SAIFF Southern Arizona Independent Film Festival : Willcox

      March 21 to March 21

      www.willcoxfilmfest.com/SAIFF/

      Historic Willcox Theater hosts this juried event open to all filmmakers wishing to exhibit micro-short films (1 to 5 minutes) and short films (5 to 10 minutes), from all levels of experience, age groups and genre interests.

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    14. 4th Annual Nogales Bicycle Classic : Nogales

      March 28 to March 28

      nogalesbicycleclassic.org

      Take self-paced rides designed for leisurely fun as well as the physical challenge demanded by serious cyclists at Nogales High School. Enjoy the fresh air and majestic beauty of Santa Cruz County.

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    15. 15th Annual Sonoran Shindig : Ajo

      March 14 to March 14

      www.ajochamber.com

      Celebrate the Sonoran Desert with live entertainment, food and informational booths, photo contest and other demonstrations throughout the day at Ajo Plaza Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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    16. 11th Annual Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon & 5K : Oro Valley

      March 22 to March 22

      www.arizonadistanceclassic.com

      Runners and walkers of all ages, shapes and sizes celebrate active lifestyles in this half-marathon, quarter or 5K and kids fun run benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Foundation and the Angola Project.

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    17. Texas Canyon 10K Trail Run : Dragoon

      March 28 to March 28

      520-686-1336 www.amerind.org/events.html

      This all-ages 10K features a variety of trails, terrain, vegetation and awe-inspiring views that are not normally open to the public. Proceeds from the event support the mission of the Amerind Museum.

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    18. Biennial Quilt Show: Splendor in the Desert : Green Valley

      March 28 to March 28

      www.vqgaz.com

      This show at Las Campanas Recreation Center (565 W. Belltower Drive) features more than 145 quilts, judged quilts, a mini-raffle, vendors, a quilt appraisal, food by Sweet Peas Catering and an Opportunity Quilt drawing. Admission is $7 at the door.

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    19. A Gathering of Poetesses : Nogales

      March 12 to March 12

      520-287-2521 consulmex.sre.gob.mx/nogales

      The Consulate General of Mexico in Nogales, Arizona, together with other organizations, celebrates International Women's Day with a gathering of female poets from both cities of Nogales. The event features poetry readings and live music.

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  • Eastern

    1. Terrarium Workshop at Boyce Thompson Arboretum : Superior

      March 12 to March 12

      520.689.2723 www.ag.arizona.edu/bta/

      Get your hands a little dirty and create your own low-maintenance — and completely portable — indoor garden. Participants will arrange soil, decorative rock and assorted succulents in a drum-style glass fishbowl, creating a unique terrarium.

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    2. Life In The Sonoran Desert Guided Walk at Boyce Thompson Arboretum : Superior

      March 7 to March 7

      520.689.2723 www.ag.arizona.edu/bta/

      The Sonoran Desert covers most of Southern Arizona. It’s a place where a toad lives underground for most of a year, where pigs aren’t pigs but are related to hippos. Learn more about some of our unusual Sonoran Desert wildlife neighbors at 1:30 p.m.

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    3. Boyce Thompson Arboretum Spring Plant Sale : Superior

      March 14 to March 29

      520.689.2723 www.ag.arizona.edu/bta/

      Stock up on plants grown at the arboretum’s nurseries. This seasonal fundraiser offers visitors an opportunity to ask experienced arboretum staff and Pinal County master gardeners about plants and landscaping in Arizona.

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    4. Craft Workshop: Wine Bottle Wind Chimes : Superior

      March 26 to March 26

      520.689.2723 www.ag.arizona.edu/bta/

      At Boyce Thompson Arboretum, convert empty wine bottles into beautiful, melodic wind chimes. Participants will learn how to cut, smooth and decorate the bottles, then string the bottles to create a melodic wind chime.

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    5. Ballet Folklorico "Quetzalli" : Safford

      March 25 to March 25

      www.visitgrahamcounty.com/Upcoming_event/58/

      This ballet group makes its home in the state capital, Xalapa, Veracruz. The company has given hundreds of performances across Mexico, the USA, South America, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean.

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    6. Night Skiing at Sunrise Park Resort : Sunrise Park Resort

      March 7 to March 7

      928-735-7669 www.sunriseskipark.com

      Ski Sunrise Mountain under a blanket of stars at Sunrise Park Resort. Enjoy a Torch Light Parade and fireworks show at 7 p.m.

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  • Northern

    1. Angels in America: The Millennium Approaches : Flagstaff

      March 1 to March 8

      928-525-5661 www.nau.edu/theatre

      On March 1, 7 and 8, NAU Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize-winning play 22 years after it premiered on Broadway.

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    2. Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra - British Invasion: The Music of the Beatles: Featuring Jeans 'n Classics : Flagstaff

      March 6 to March 6

      928-523-5661 www.flagstaffsymphony.org/concerts.php

      Listen to the return of Jeans 'n Classics! "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" in its entirety, plus other Beatles hits presented by a choir.

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    3. Paul O'Dette at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church : Flagstaff

      March 13 to March 13

      www.flagstaff365.com

      Grand Canyon Guitar Society proudly presents a return visit from Paul O’Dette, a lutenist, conductor and musicologist specializing in the performance of Renaissance and Baroque music.

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