A cappella group comes back to town redneck style!!!

3 Redneck Tenors

June 30, 2017 to July 16, 2017

Back by popular demand! The Three Redneck Tenors return to Phoenix Theatre for a limited 3-week engagement. Get ready for one sidesplitting ride with songs ranging from Gospel to Country, Broadway to Pop and even some Classical! The Three Redneck Tenors offers down home laughs with big city music – you don’t want to miss it!

Blind Date with a Good Book

Event: Blind Date With a Book
Date: February 1 – 14
Location: Main Library, 2nd Floor
Description: Pick out one of our many decorated and wrapped teen books to bring home to see if it is the right fit for you. Turn in a book review to be entered into a prize drawing for a gift card to Barnes & Noble.
Contact Person: Tonya Stuempfl
Contact Phone: 623-773-7556
Web Link: library.peoriaaz.gov/polaris/library/userdef/ud_teen_programs.aspx

Westgate- Entertainment

Skate Westgate
Nov. 22 through Jan. 8
A real ice rink! More about Skate Westgate.

Skate Westgate Icebreaker & Holiday Tree Lighting
Tuesday, Nov. 22 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight
A professional skating performance followed by the lighting of Westgate’s 33-foot holiday tree and Santa’s official arrival. At 7 p.m. it will magically snow for the first time and Skate Westgate will open. Santa will be available for photos from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The ice rink will be open until midnight. Free admission, skating fees apply.

Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 25 to Dec. 24 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Enjoy horsetodrawn carriage rides around Westgate Entertainment District at WaterDance Plaza.

Free Westgate Nightly Snowfall at Fountain Park
Nov. 22 to Dec. 31 (excludes Thanksgiving Day) at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Free Visits with Santa Claus at Fountain Park
Nov. 22 to  Dec. 24 (except for Thanksgiving Day)
Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 8 p.m.
Sundays from noon to 6 p.m.
Select weekdays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Christmas Eve from noon to 5 p.m.
Every child who visits Santa receives a free gift (while supplies last) and free downloadable photos. Print packages are available for purchase (prices vary). Check online for Santa’s full schedule.

Free Chabad West Valley Menorah Lighting at Fountain Park
Dec. 28 at 5 p.m.
Celebrate Hanukkah with a Grand Menorah lighting complete with activities, raffle prizes, games for children and live entertainment. Traditional light bites and latkes will be served.

Westgate Entertainment District, Glendale
In 2016: November 22 – December 28

Scottsdale Tree Festival

Beautifully decorated holiday trees will be displayed at Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall kicking off the holiday season and launching the premier holiday fund-raising event for Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

These are decorated by top local interior designers, who create the artistic trees to support children in need. The trees will be on display and the public is invited to come see them. Trees are available for purchase through silent auction. Proceeds from the silent auction go to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. For more information call 602-933-4483.

Scottsdale Fashion Square near Dillard’s
In 2016: November 21 – 28

Dine in a Life-Size Gingerbread House

Starting Monday, November 28, the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain resort in Marana, Arizona, will be offering its guests the opportunity to dine inside a life-sized gingerbread house. The offer includes a private, four-course lunch or dinner inside of the gingerbread house available to parties of six.

The house – officially known as the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain Dine-In Gingerbread House – will feature walls that are made almost entirely of edible materials, including 400 pounds of honey, 856 pounds of sugar, 350 pounds of flour, 100 pounds of ginger powder, 50 pounds of cinnamon, 250 eggs, and 10 pounds of nutmeg.

The gingerbread house will be located on the resort’s lobby level, and will be available for public viewing and lunch and dinner reservations daily from November 28 through December 26.

Reservation fees start at $200, and do not include the cost of your meal. For reservations, call 520-572-3401.

The resort is located about halfway between Phoenix and Tucson at 15000 North Secret Springs Drive, in Marana.

For more information, visit the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain website.

Craft Rave

Craft Rave
Phoenix, it’s time to rave. So, get your beads, ribbons, and glue sticks ready. Yeah, you read that right. We did just say glue sticks, because this rave is for all the crazy crafters out there. On Friday, November 11, Changing Hands Bookstore, 300 West Camelback Road, will host Craft Rave Fall 2016. Starting at 5 p.m., 10 local creatives will teach a variety of crafts for six straight hours. Deck your halls with wood-burned ornaments you make with Lexie Bowers or show off your Phoenix pride with buttons you craft with Brendan McCaskey. Admission to the event is $5, and craft tickets (required to participate in each project) cost an additional $5 each. To register, call 602-274-0067, and see www.changinghands.com/craftravefall2016 for more info. Evie Carpenter