Friday, April 25, 2014 / by Natasha Tomlinson
Things to Do in March
Arizona Fine Art Expo
A 10 week event in north Scottsdale. See designers, painters, sketchers and sculptors at work. Demonstrations and workshops, fine wines and cuisine.
Arizona Senior Olympics
Competitions held at venues around the Valley.
Family Friday Sunset Series
Visitors connect to the natural and cultural resources of the Preserve through the use of their senses, allowing kids of all ages to see, smell, touch, hear and even taste their surroundings. McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Scottsdale
Fiesta Cluster Dog Show
An All Breed Dog Show and Agility Trial. The Fiesta Cluster is comprised of two All Breed Clubs: Superstition Kennel Club and Scottsdale Dog Fanciers Association. WestWorld, Scottsdale.
Carnaval do Brazil
Authentic Brazilian bands, musicians, drummers, performers, dancers, costumes, and Brazilian food and drinks. Scottsdale.
Parada del Sol Rodeo
By the Scottsdale Jaycees. The Parada del Sol Rodeo is a PRCA sanctioned rodeo and consists of 5 sessions over a period of three days at WestWorld in Scottsdale. http://www.paradadelsol.us/rodeo/
Paris in the Spring
Experience the fine food, culture and shopping of Paris without making a trip half-way around the world. Free admission. Historic Downtown Glendale and Catlin Court http://www.arizonaguide.com/events-calendar/paris-in-the-spring-first-saturdays-and-open-air-market-03-03-2012
Melrose on 7th Street Fair
Crafts, live music, car show, food, healthy living expo. Free. Central Phoenix.
Chili Cookoff and Carnival
Carnival, craft market, chili tastings, live bands, raffle. Ahwatukee (Phoenix).
Kiss Me Im Irish Run
This run consists of a 17k, 8k run/walk and 4k run/walk (find a four leaf clover and win a prize! Leashed pets are welcome. Entry fees go towards prostate cancer research.
Pinal County Fair
Entertainment, shopping, food, exhibits, carnival rides, youth livestock shows. Pinal County Fairgrounds, Casa Grande.
Thunder in the Desert Car Show
Parts Swap Meet, Family Fun, 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes, Dj and more! Proceeds to benefit St Jude Childrens Research Hospital. Bring a can to Benefit Buckeye Food Bank! Buckeye
Fiesta Days Rodeo in Cave Creek
Golf tournament, dance, parade, three-performance PRCA rodeo and related events. Entertainment for cowboys and cowgirls of all ages.
Rock the Zoo
Rock out to local bands while sampling beverages from more than local breweries, wineries and national distributors. Ages 21 and older only. Phoenix Zoo. http://www.phoenixzoo.org/rockthezoo/
Maricopa Salsa Festival
Try more than 50 different salsas. You decide which are the tastiest salsas, bean dips and guacamole in the Western United States. Entertainment. Pacana Park, Maricopa. http://maricopa4fun.com/
Air shows, food, games, and attractions at Luke Air Force Base in the West Valley. This is a bi-annual event.