Veterans Day Events~By Cholla Managing Group, LLC

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This Week’s Events

Nov 6 2014

Nov 8 2014

Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festiva

Tucson – Tucson Expo Center

Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival – Tucson Expo Center, exhibits from many companies, new products, techniques and ideas, ‘make and take’ workshops, educational seminars, $10, 10 am – 5 pm, http://www.rustybarn.com

Nov 7 2014

Nov 9 2014

14th Annual Lebanese American Cultural Festival

Phoenix – St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church

Enjoy the tastes, sights and sounds of Lebanon, enjoy authentic Lebanese food and desserts as well as the famous hookah while you take in live entertainment including folk and belly dancing, $1-3, 602-667-3280 or 480-560-5917 or Fri 4-10 pm, Sat. 11 am – 10 pm, Sun noon – 8 pm, http://www.lebanesefestivalaz.com

Nov 7 2014

Nov 9 2014

5th Annual Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off

Chandler – Tumbleweed Park

Demonstrates 1880s Old West lifestyle, teams from across the western United States, old fashioned culinary competition, teams prepare foods from their authentic chuck wagons and use methods and utensils in the style of those used in 1880s cattle drives, meals available for the public to purchase, also stage entertainment, family activities and shopping opportunities, meals are $10-12 per plate, http://chandleraz.gov/chuckwagon

Nov 7 2014

Nov 9 2014

American Cup Championship Arabian Horse Show

Scottsdale – WestWorld of Scottsdale

American Cup Championship Arabian Horse Show – WestWorld, open to Arabians and half Arabian/Anglo-Arabian horses, see these exquisite horses compete, sponsored by the Arabian Horse Association of Arizona free, 8 am – 6 pm, 480-515-1500 or 480-312-6802 or http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/westworld or http://www.scottsdaleshow.com

Nov 8 2014
6th Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival

Sahuarita – The Farm

Showcases the Green Valley Pecan Company’s extensive pecan history, also celebrates the culture, cuisine and music of the Santa Cruz Valley, includes live entertainment, family-friendly activities, harvest demonstrations, hayrides and games, regional food and pecan-related dished, local arts and crafts market, 9 am – 5 pm, http://www.sahuaritapecanfestival.com/

Nov 8 2014

Nov 9 2014

13th Annual Spanish Market

Phoenix – Heard Museum

Artwork by top Hispanic artists from Arizona and New Mexico & music & dance performances including strolling mariachis highlight this festival & marketplace, free with museum admission, 10 am – 5 pm, 602-252-8848 or http://www.heard.org/SpanishMarket

Nov 8 2014

Nov 9 2014

25th Annual All Soul’s Procession

Tucson

A two-mile, human-powered procession that ends in the finalizing action of burning a large urn filled with the hopes, offerings and wishes for those who have passed, a celebration and mourning of the lives of our loved ones, 520-770-1533 or 520-624-5004 or http://www.allsoulsprocession.org or http://www.visitTucson.org

Nov 8 2014

Nov 9 2014

44th Annual Litchfield Park Festival of Arts

Litchfield Park

44th Annual Litchfield Park Festival of Arts – more than 250 fine artists and craftsman, confectionary booths, wine tasting, and festival eateries, free, 9 am – 5 pm, 623-734-6526 or http://www.vermillionpromotions.com

Nov 8 2014

Nov 9 2014

20th Annual Arizona Asian Treasures Festival

Mesa – Mesa Arts Center

20th Annual Arizona Asian Treasures Festival – Mesa Arts Center, features ethnic cuisine, arts and crafts, and entertainment, martial arts demonstrations, cultural dances and music from nearly a dozen Asian countries, tea garden, include Japanese Taiko drums and a fashion show with traditional Asian costumes, free, 10 am – 6 pm,  602-712-8889 or http://www.aaaa-az.org

Nov 8 2014
Inaugural Arizona Bad Ass Dash

Tempe – Kiwanis Park

Inaugural Arizona Bad Ass Dash – Kiwanis Park, obstacle course challenge and adventure race, wave start, Post Race Festival is included in all racers registration fees and includes the awards ceremony, live entertainment, vendors, sponsors and more, recreation, elite and K9 and multiple divisions, benefits autism, http://badassdash.com/events/

Nov 8 2014

Nov 9 2014

Festival of the Superstitions

Apache Junction – Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce

Festival of the Superstitions – Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, a weekend festival of family fun that includes vendors and food booths, beer garden, live entertainment, car show, petting zoo, hay maze and trackless train rides, free, Sat. 9 am – dark, Sun 10 am – 3 pm, 480-982-3141 or http://festivalofthesuperstitions.com

Nov 8 2014

Nov 9 2014

Cancer Care Unit Arts & Crafts Fair

Kingman – Mohave Country Fairgrounds

Cancer Care Unit Arts & Crafts Fair – Mohave County Fairgrounds, Kingman’s largest and most popular arts & crafts show, benefits Cancer Care Unit, $1 parking fee, Sat. 10 am – 5 pm, Sun. 10 am – 4 pm, 928-753-1186 or http://www.mcfafairgrounds.org or http://allaboutkingman.com/annual-kingman-cancer-care-arts-and-crafts-fair/

Nov 8 2014
Mesa Old West Days

Mesa

Mesa Old West Days – Downtown, showcases the pioneer and territorial history of Mesa, includes 9th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers, gun fight reenactments, quick draw competition, music & entertainment, food, cowboy crafts, costume contest, Kiddie Rides, free, 10 am – 5 pm, http://www.mesaoldwestdays.com

Nov 8 2014
The 9th Phoenix Annual Parade of the Arts

Phoenix

The 9th Phoenix Annual Parade of the Arts – with public procession through downtown Phoenix, celebrates the arts and culture that are a vital part of a metropolitan downtown, unites the arts with the greater community by providing an open to the public, mobile expression of downtown Phoenix life, this year’s theme: Grand PAPA, 6 pm, http://www.phoenixannualparadeofthearts.com/

Nov 8 2014
Neoglyphix: All Indigenous Aerosol Art Exhibition

Tucson – Arizona State Museum

Neoglyphix: All Indigenous Aerosol Art Exhibition – Arizona State Museum Front Lawn, see graffiti elevated to a contemporary art form at this all-day celebration of youth culture, “tagging” on temporary walls using more than 200 cans of spray paint, fourteen amazing Native aerosol artists collaborate to create a mural right in front of your eyes, includes youth poetry slams, dance music mixed by DJ Compa, and energetic rap performances by hip hop duos Shining Soul and Intertwine, some of the artists’ work will be available for purchase, free, 10 am – 5 pm, http://www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/

Nov 8 2014
10th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival

Phoenix

10th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival – Portland Place, celebrate Arizona’s local businesses, food, 10-minute massages, live music, kids’ games, giveaways, beer & wine garden, raffle prizes, 10 am – 4 pm, http://www.localfirstaz.com

Nov 8 2014
10th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival

Phoenix

10th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival – Portland Place, celebrate Arizona’s local businesses, food, 10-minute massages, live music, kids’ games, giveaways, beer & wine garden, raffle prizes, 10 am – 4 pm, http://www.localfirstaz.com

Nov 8 2014
The Balloonfish Bash

Prescott

The Balloonfish Bash with fire danicng, belly dancing, juggling, jazz music, latin dance, cozy fire pit, 6-8:30 pm, http://www.tsunamionthesquare.com

Nov 9 2014
Arizona Cardinals Preflight Party

Glendale – Westgate Entertainment District

Arizona Cardinals Preflight Party – Westgate Entertainment District, a free pre-game celebration every home game day, starting 3 hours prior to kick-off in WaterDance Plaza, enjoy live music, games, Cardinals cheerleader autographs, a beer garden for adults, kid-friendly activities and more, then walk over to the University of Phoenix Stadium, you don’t need a game day ticket for the fun, the party is open to all fans, 11 am, http://www.westgateaz.com/cardinals/

Nov 11 2014
Veterans Day

Scottsdale – McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

Veterans Day – McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park, celebrate and honor our country and the people who serve it, includes dignitaries, guest speakers and live performances, free, 3-5 pm, 480-312-2312 or http://www.therailroadpark.com  

Nov 11 2014
10th Annual Daisy Mountain Veterans Day Ceremony

Anthem – Anthem

10th Annual Daisy Mountain Veterans Day Ceremony – Anthem Veterans Memorial, pay tribute to veterans who have and continue to serve in the U.S. armed services during their annual Veterans Day Ceremony, 623-742-6050 or http://www.daisymtnvets.org or http://www.OnlineAtAnthem.comFairs & Festivals | Events Calendar | Arizona Office of Tourism

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