Events

Search our guide to what's happening around Arizona. (Want your event listed? Send an email to Noah Austin at [email protected] Be sure to include the dates of the event, public contact information (phone and/or website) and a brief description.)

  • Northern

    1. "Richard Rodgers in Song & Story" at Doris Harper-White Playhouse : Flagstaff

      July 28 to July 30

      theatrikos.com

      Theatrikos Theatre Co. presents this entertaining musical revue, in which Legacy Award-winning pianist and musical director Charly Spining leads a trio to accompany vocalist Lynn Timmons Edwards on some of the greatest songs of the 20th century.

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    2. Richard Rodgers in Story and Song — A Musical Revue : Flagstaff

      July 28 to July 30

      928-774-1662 www.theatrikos.com

      Doris White Playhouse (11 W. Cherry Street) hosts Richard Rodgers' familiar music brought to life by Viola Legacy pianist Charly Spining and vocalists Lynn Timmons Edwards, Jeanie Carroll and Christy Welty. Showtimes vary by day.

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    3. Glen Canyon Bat Fest : Page

      July 22

      www.glencanyonnha.org/events-2/2017/7/22/glen-canyon-bat-festival

      Wahweap Amphitheater hosts this family-friendly event. Learn more about bats, how they help the environment and how we can help them. Event includes kids activities, bat house building, educational booths, a raffle, a nighttime bat walk and more.

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    4. 3rd Annual Flagstaff Shakespeare Festival - The Merry Wives of Windsor at the Museum of Northern Arizona : Flagstaff

      July 21 to July 29

      FlagShakes.com

      This “citizen comedy” is a lively portrait of Elizabethan England in which Shakespeare leaves the realm of royal intrigue and follows the laughable, if not always lovable, Sir John Falstaff off the battlefield and into a romantic fray.

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    5. Solar & Star Party at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument : Flagstaff

      July 22

      www.nps.gov/sucr/planyourvisit/summer-night-sky-events.htm

      Solar viewing takes place at Sunset Crater Volcano Visitor Center from 1-4 p.m. All other events take place at the Lava Flow Trail parking lot, located 1.5 miles east of the visitors center on the park loop drive, at 8 p.m.

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    6. 24th Annual Beat-the-Heat Fun Fly : Flagstaff

      July 27 to July 30

      www.flagstaffflyers.com

      Flyers Power Field hosts an open fly-in for RC pilots of all ages and skills. Spectators are welcome to view and interact with the pilots.

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    7. "A New Latitude" Exhibit and Art Tour : Flagstaff

      July 1 to July 30

      www.art35n.org

      Flagstaff Modern and Contemporary Gallery exhibits the work of Art35N artists, who also will open their homes and studios to the public with weekend tours July 15-16 in Williams and July 22-23 in Flagstaff. Tour map and other info on website.

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  • Central

    1. Payson Book Festival : Payson

      July 22

      www.paysonbookfestival.org

      The Mazatzal Hotel and Casino hosts this fun, free family event for book lovers of all ages from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It features more than 70 authors, plus speakers, entertainment and kids story times, and is partly funded by Arizona Humanities.

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    2. Prescott Area Iris Society Iris Rhizome Sale : Prescott

      July 29

      623-980-6627 prescottirissociety.org

      The Yavapai Title Building Conference Room (1235 E. Gurley Street) hosts this annual sale, which features hundreds of iris varieties in all colors of the rainbow, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come early for the best selection.

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    3. Laughs for Life Fundraiser for Phoenix Shanti Organization : Phoenix

      July 23

      602-399-9500 www.trashcityentertainment.com/events/

      House of Comedy at City North District at Desert Ridge hosts a cocktail hour, a full dinner menu, raffles and a stand-up comedy show. All proceeds benefit Phoenix Shanti, which provides housing and other services to HIV-positive individuals.

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    4. 26th Annual Cornfest at the Soccer Field : Camp Verde

      July 21 to July 22

      928-301-0922 visitcampverde.com

      Enjoy lots of fresh-roasted Hauser sweet corn, a craft fair, museums, music, family fun, historical sites and Fort Verde State Historic Park (an authentic, original 1870s military fort).

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    5. 13th Annual National Day of the Cowboy Celebration in Uptown Sedona : Sedona

      July 21 to July 22

      928-204-2390 www.sedonamainstreet.com

      Enjoy “a whole lot of cowboy goin’s on,” with gunfights, roping, cowboy action shooting, historical re-enactments, musical revues, storytelling, poetry, cowboy/cowgirl outfit contest, and country music and performances. Free.

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    6. 13th Annual National Day of the Cowboy : Wickenburg

      July 22

      www.westernmuseum.org

      Desert Caballeros Western Museum offers free admission for the entire family all day, with creative activities from 10 a.m. to noon.

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    7. Arizona Dance Classic : Scottsdale

      July 27 to July 30

      www.arizonadanceclassic.com/

      We-Ko-Pa Resort features West Coast Wing, ballroom and country dance performances and competitions, plus workshops and social dancing.

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    8. 6th Annual Sedona Hummingbird Festival : Sedona

      July 28 to July 30

      800-529-3699 www.sedonahummingbirdfestival.com/

      Sedona Performing Arts Center offers presentations by hummingbird experts in many areas of interest: science, gardening, photography, conservation and regional species studies, and tours.

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    9. 27th Annual Williamson Valley FD Arts & Crafts Show : Prescott

      July 29 to July 30

      www.prescottdowntown.com

      Courthouse Plaza hosts handmade and enhanced crafts, culinary arts, fine arts, leather, metalworks and wood.

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    10. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Day at Wet 'N' Wild : Glendale

      July 28

      www.eventbrite.com/e/deaf-and-hard-of-hearing-day-at-wetnwild-tickets-33417547785?aff=es2

      At Wet 'N' Wild (4243 W. Pinnacle Peak Road) from 4 to 10 p.m., learn about the members of the Arizona deaf and hard-of-hearing communities, enjoy the park amenities with dinner and watch an open-captioned dive-in movie. Free; registration required.

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    11. 3rd Annual Q-Trivia Night : Phoenix

      July 26

      donate-phoenix.glsen.org/page/contribute/qtrivia2017

      Prepare to test your "Q-knowledge" at this GLSEN Phoenix fundraiser at Kobalt (3110 N. Central Avenue) from 7 to 10 p.m. Proceeds benefit GLSEN Phoenix's work advocating on behalf of local LGBTQ students. Compete alone or as a team of up to five.

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    12. H2Oasis at CityScape Phoenix : Phoenix

      July 29

      cityscapephoenix.com

      From 4 to 10 p.m., CityScape visitors enjoy giant water slides, games and activities. In between, relax under the shade at Patriots Park, play in the splash pad or grab a bite at one of CityScape's restaurants. Free and open to the public.

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  • Southern

    1. 19th Annual 5K Run Around the Park : Sierra Vista

      July 22

      Rothery Educational Service Center Gymnasium (3305 E. Fry Boulevard) is the start of this 7 a.m. race. All participants who register early are guaranteed an event T-shirt. Registration is $18 early or $23 on the day of the run.

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    2. HarvestFest at Sonoita Vineyards : Elgin

      July 29

      520-455-5893 www.sonoitavineyards.com

      This all-weekend festival offers guests an opportunity to stomp grapes and take a horse-drawn vineyard tour, along with tastings and pairings showing off signature wines.

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  • Eastern

    1. Show Low Main Street Farmers Market & Art Walk : Show Low

      July 1 to July 29

      928-532-2680 www.showlowfarmersmarket.com

      Festival Marketplace features local produce growers, food product producers, artisans and craftspeople, and entertainment Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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    2. Cool Mountain Fling : Show Low

      July 20 to July 23

      928-367-0975 WhiteMountainDanceClub.com

      White Mountain Dance Club hosts a square- and round-dance festival.

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    3. From Coronado to Mars – Astronomy Evening at the White Mountain Wildlife & Nature Center : Pinetop-Lakeside

      July 29

      928-358-3069 www.wmnature.org

      Learn about a University of Arizona astronomer’s modern theory on the origin of the moon and other astrophysical wonders, followed by telescope viewing of the planets and stars.

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    4. Bar-B-Que & Dance : Nutrioso

      July 29

      928-339-4122 www.alpinearizona.com

      Nutrioso Community Center (the Old Schoolhouse) hosts dancing and arts and crafts vendors starting at 3 p.m.

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