Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring the whole family, dogs included, to the Garden. Go for a walk on Garden trails, participate in dog yoga, meet other dog lovers, and heel for photo opportunities. Learn about local dog-related nonprofits, shop and enjoy samples with your pup, and experience hands-on, canine-themed activities. Don’t miss this tail-wagging good time!
- Symphony Hall
75 N 2nd St Ste. 200 Phoenix, AZ
- January 19, 2018 to January 21, 2018
- Recurring daily
- Phone: (602) 262-6225
- Time: Friday and Saturday 7:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 p.m.
- Price: Starting at $30
Fresh off the release of their fourth studio album and second PBS Special, Under One Sky, this Canadian trio with multiple No. 1 Billboard Classical Crossover albums brings their signature blend of classical and contemporary pop to The Phoenix Symphony for three captivating performances. Hear classical and pop favorites like “Lean on Me,” “You Are So Beautiful,” “Hallelujah,” “Besame Mucho” and “Ave Maria” when multi-Platinum, JUNO Award-winning vocal group The Tenors make their first appearance at Symphony Hall. This concert features hit vocal group The Tenors (formerly known as The Canadian Tenors) consisting of Victor Micallef, Fraser Walters and Clifton Murray.
The Art of Ice Cream Experience
- 4224 N. Craftsman Court Scottsdale, AZ
- January 19, 2018 to February 28, 2018
- Recurring daily
- Phone: (480) 666-5545
The Art of Ice Cream Experience is an instagrammable, experience celebrating America’s love of ice cream. You will find instagram worthy photo opportunities in each individually themed exhibit room, each paying tribute to a favorite ice cream flavor or frozen treat.
In each room you will have an opportunity to engage with the exhibit through colorful and interactive art. Ice cream treats and samples are provided throughout the experience.
The Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival features more than 155 juried fine artisans from throughout the United States and abroad. Artists will participate displaying paintings in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and ink; impressive small, medium and life-sized sculptures, sparkling hand blown glass, clay, metal, stone, wood, bronze, one-of-kind handcrafted jewelry, beautiful photography and much more!
This festival also combines fine art and fine craft with an elaborate collection of domestic and imported wines for tasting. For $10, patrons will receive an engraved souvenir wine glass with six tasting tickets; allowing them to enjoy their magnificent wine, while strolling through over 5,000 pieces of original artwork, all while the soothing sounds of live music float through the air.
Desert Botanical Garden Flashlight Tours
- Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway Phoenix, AZ
- July 8, 2017 to September 2, 2017
- Recurring weekly on Thursday, Saturday
- Phone: (480) 941-1225
- Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
- Price: Included with membership or paid Garden admission
Thursday and Saturday nights, join in on something different. Flashlight tours are a sensory adventure where you will see, hear and feel the desert night. The self-paced stroll along the main trail to more than 10 discovery stations is perfect for families and children of all ages. Don’t forget to bring your flashlight to see all the various discovery stations including the Desert Tortoise Discovery Station and Tarantula and Scorpion Discovery Station.
Ocean of Light: Submergence
- Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
7374 East Second Street Scottsdale, AZ
- July 7, 2017 to September 24, 2017
- Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
- Phone: (480) 874-4666
- Time: Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday 12 p.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday 12 p.m.-9 p.m.
- Price: $10 adults; $7 students; Free 15 and under
Immerse yourself in an ocean of light. Squidsoup’s installation uses light-based data visualization to create an augmented reality environment that challenges the spatial and the sculptural and provides a context for understanding just how immense data can be. Squidsoup is a U.K.-based collective consisting of Anthony Rowe, Gaz Bushell, Liam Birtles, Chris Bennewith and Oliver Bown.
(Photo: Paul Blakemore)