Monday, August 7, 2017

Things to do this weekend 8/10/17


12th Annual Shop for a Cause Event 
Thurs. 08/10 - Sun. 08/13, 10am-7pm 
Macy's, Scottsdale 
Macy's invites customers to support the March of Dimes, by participating in this year's Shop for a Cause event, with a 10-25 percent off savings pass. 
more info     map 

Summer Landscape Show 
Fri. 08/11 - Sat. 08/12, times vary 
Gallery Andrea, Scottsdale 
The Summer Landscape Show features the unique mosaic tile work by Vera Nick. Each piece is a one of a kind featuring the landscapes of Arizona. 
more info    map          

Jazz and Art 
Fri. 08/11, 7pm-9pm 
Tempe History Museum 
Monica Shriver's Abstract Art and Creative Music Experience is a unique event that is half art show, half experimental jazz concert. 
more info    map 

Fri. 08/11, 8pm 
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts 
Kabarett performs a multimedia showcase featuring all-new arrangements of French and German theater songs, classic film scores, off-beat pop, and original music. $12-$22 
more info    map 

Dennis DeYoung 
Fri. 08/11, 8pm 
Ikeda Theatre, Mesa 
Dennis DeYoung is a founding member of STYX and the lead singer and writer on seven of the bands eight Top Ten Hits. $55-$254 
more info     map 

Summer Concert Series 
Sat. 08/12, 3pm 
Chandler Center for the Arts 

Robby Roberson brings original musical stories steeped in reality and imagination, happiness and sorrow- delivered through the musical strings of multiple instruments.
more info    map 

Dave Riley & Bob Corritore Juke Joint Blues Band 
Sat. 08/12, 9pm 
The Rhythm Room, Phoenix 
Guitarist Dave Riley teams up with harmonica payer Bob Corritore to give guests a lively evening of blues rooted in the Chicago and Mississippi styles. $8 
more info    map 

Soulful Expressions Open Mic Night 
Sat. 08/12, 4:30pm-7pm 
Avondale Civic Center 
Speak EZ Poetry will be hosting an open mic event on the second Saturday of each month. They welcome poets, musicians, dancers, comics, and anyone wishing to express themselves through their art. 
more info     map 

Bath Day with the Clydesdale's 
Sat. 08/12, 8:30am & 9:30am 
USA Clydesdale Preservation Foundation, Gilbert 
Come out and enjoy a hands-on experience bathing a Clydesdale. $25 
more info    map             

Arizona Hot August Nights Comedy Show 
Sat. 08/12, 7pm 
12 West Main Event Center, Mesa 

Arizona comedians Paul Arnold and LP host Arizona Hot August Nights with headliner Lady T and additional comedy talent.  $15-$175 
more info    map 

Wine Appreciation 
Sun. 08/13, 5pm 
LDV Winery, Scottsdale 
Join LDV Winery on Sunday, August 13 for a wine and food pairings themed wine appreciation gathering. $35-$65 
more info    map    

                               More To Do 

    In Theaters      Rated   
The Nut Job 2       PG

Annabelle: Creation
The Glass Castle      PG-13
New DVD Releases Rated   Critics Say
The Exception      R
Undercover Grandpa PG-13
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword PG-13

  Pro Sports 


Training Camp 
vs Cubs 
@ 6:40pm 
08/12  @ 5:10pm 
08/13  @ 1:10pm 
@ RGV FC Toros 
08/12  @ 5:30pm 
vs Seattle Storm 
08/12 @ 7pm  

Pure Michigan 400
08/13  @ 12:00pm
Michigan International Speedway
FOX Sports

PGA Championship 
times vary 
Charlotte, NC 
Golf Network 

Weather     (extended forecast) 

    Partly Cloudy 
    Chance of 

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                                August 11-13
Weekend things to do
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Shrek The Musical
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Save the Date: Special Needs Resource Fair
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RAK Giveaway
Here’s a chance to win a family four-pack of tickets to Sea Life Arizona Aquarium in Tempe during Turtle Fest this month.

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