Hello everybody, for all of you trying to find something interesting to do this weekend. Here are a few ideas:
Friday, September 14, 2012
Fire and Ice
The heat will be on as the Mesa Arts Center kicks off its 2012-13 season with fire spinners and demonstrations of glass blowing and metal casting. Ice carving covers the cool side of things, and the family-friendly event will include live music, food booths and a glow hula-hoop play zone for the kids. Visitors can also check out the new exhibits at Mesa Contemporary Arts during its opening reception from 7 to 10 p.m.
Details: 6-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St. Free admission. 480-644-6500, mesaartscenter.com.
Downtown Friday Nights 2012
Heritage Square, Flagstaff
Flagstaff Cultural Partners presents the new Downtown Friday Nights, featuring a variety of theatre, dance, music and live art demonstrations, every Friday evening from 6-8pm.
Of course, on each First Friday of the month, all of downtown Flagstaff becomes the destination for ArtWalk. The streets fill with art patrons, as art galleries and businesses open their doors with special art exhibitions, performances, live music, treats and much, much more.
Summer Nights on the Square is made possible through community collaboration between Flagstaff Cultural Partners, Heritage Square Trust, and Downtown Business Alliance. More information can be found online at culturalpartners.org/heritagesquare.htm or by calling (928) 779-2300.
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Fiesta Peoria 2012
Bring the whole family to this all-day festival, taking place at the newly renovated Osuna Park in the heart of downtown Peoria. The diverse musical line-up includes Tejano band Little Joe y La Familia and country, R&B and mariachi acts. The event also features traditional Latino cuisine, arts and crafts, mechanical-bull riding, carnival rides, face painters and games.
Details: 10 a.m. to midnight. Saturday, Sept. 15. Osuna Park, 10510 N. 83rd Ave., Peoria. $5, free for children younger than 12. 623-773-7000, peoriaaz.gov.
Mohave County Fair
Mohave County Fairgrounds, Kingman
Come and join in on the fun and excitement at the "2012 Mohave County Fair", located at the Mohave County Fairgrounds (2600 Fairgrounds Blvd.) in Kingman. A countywide fair livestock & crafts exhibits, live entertainment, tons of vendors, carnival and much more!
Thursday, Sept. 13th - Saturday, Sept. 15th, starting at 10:00am until 10:00pm.
Sunday, Sept. 16th, starting at 10:00am until 6:00pm.
For more information call the Mohave County Fair Association at 928-753-2636. Or visit their website at http://www.mcfafairgrounds.org/
Sunday, September 16, 2012
7th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines Bluegrass and Acoustic Music Festival
Pepsi Amphitheater. Flagstaff
A band contest with more than $2000 in prizes, Saturday night barn dance, kids activities, jamming, and on-site camping, Fri noon – 8 pm, Sat. 10 am – 7 pm, Sun 10 am – 5 pm, 928-525-1695 or http://www.pickininthepines.org
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants
September 14 through September 16
Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Francisco Giants – Chase Field, baseball, 6:40, 5:10 & 1:10 pm, 602-462-4600 or http://dbacks.com/