Friday, February 22, 2013
Phoenix International Sportsmen’s Expo
International Sportsman Expo is an industry-leading interactive expo that allows any attendee to view, learn about, or actually experience a wide variety of outdoor products and activities. Also including, boats, four-wheelers, retail fishing and archery shops, plus hundreds of exhibitors offering wildlife art, outdoor gear, and fishing, hunting and other outdoor adventures in Arizona, across the West, or in Canada, Alaska, Mexico, South America and even South Africa. This year, on Saturday, Boy Scouts of America Grand Canyon Council will host their giant, annual Scout-o-Rama, on the west lawn next to the stadium.
Details: Thursday-Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission $12, Children 15 and under free with adult ticket.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Buckeye Air Fair
This year’s event will feature more than 50 aircraft and 72 vendors. There will be flyovers, and more than 20 World War II aircraft and vehicles will be on display at the Lauridsen Aviation Museum. Activities will include a car show, hot air balloon rides, helicopter rides, biplane rides and tandem skydiving.
Details: 9am-3pm Buckeye Municipal Airport, 3000 S Palo Verde Rd. Free, some activities cost extra.
P83 Party will be held in Peoria. The City of Peoria will deliver a destination entertainment experience with the P83 Party. The party will include a performance by Mark McGrath and Sugar Ray.
Details: 3pm-9pm at Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 N 83rd Ave. General Admission tickets $10, VIP Tickets $25.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Corks & Cactus
This two-day festival is the Desert Botanical Garden’s premier wine event, where guests can enjoy boutique wines and gourmet concessions in the beauty of the desert.
There will be 40 different wines each day, which will be available for sale with all proceeds benefiting the Garden’s education, conservation, research and horticulture programs.
Details: 1-5p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N Galvin Parkway, Phoenix. $35; $30 for members
Sedona International Film Festival
See Sedona’s breathtaking scenery and check out new domestic and international films, documentaries, animation, features and shorts at this nine-day festival, “Where movies rock.”
Details: Saturday Feb. 23 through Sunday, March 3. Selected theaters in Sedona, $10-$250.