Things to Do in the Valley – Oct. 31-Nov. 6

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Below are entertainment options around the Valley for the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6.

Event details are subject to change.

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Oct. 31 - MESA: Trick Or Treat Main Street - Downtown Mesa. Get ready for a spooktacular time at Downtown Mesa's 7th Annual Trick or Treat Main Street! Trick or Treat Main Street is a fun and safe family event where kids will get to trick-or-treat at over 15 Downtown Mesa businesses. Free. 11 a.m.–2 p.m. 480-890-2613 or www.downtownmesa.com

Oct. 31 - PHOENIX: Jon Pardi: Heartache Medication Tour – Comerica Theatre. www.livenation.com

Oct. 31-Nov. 3 - CHANDLER: 30th Annual Arizona Classic Jazz Festival - San Marcos Resort. Featuring bands from Europe & the USA, traditional jazz, swing & ragtime, gospel service on Sunday. $15-90. 480-620-3941 or www.azclassicjazz.org

Nov. 1 - PHOENIX: Music in the Garden: Guitarras Latinas – Desert Botanical Garden. The Garden presents a spectacular lineup of talent at Music in the Garden’s fall concert series. Situated at the base of the butte, Ullman Terrace provides an unmatchable backdrop for audiences to enjoy the sounds of beloved favorites and discover new talent. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Concerts 7-9 p.m. Members: $25 General public: $30. Attendees must be 21 or older. 480-481-8188. www.dbg.org

Nov. 1-2 - GILBERT: Gilbert Off the Street Art Festival – Heritage District. Enjoy the sights, sounds and vibrant energy. The event will be filled with live music, street performers, kid’s activities, food trucks and artisan and craft vendors. Joining us this year will be the Tasteabout Gilbert Event. Friday 4-9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.–7 p.m. www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/special-events-and-permits/gilbert-off-the-street-festival

Nov. 1-2 - SUN CITY: Holidaze Craft Faire - Willowbrook Church. Do your Christmas shopping with over 125 award-winning local artisans/vendors and our own Kris Krafters, raffles and demonstrations. Enjoy our Ye Olde Sweet Shoppe and hot lunch from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. A vendor will sharpen scissors, knives, and tools at a reasonable price. Free. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. willowbrookumc.org

Nov. 1-3 - PHOENIX: 11th Annual Camelback Studio Tour and Art Sale - Special works of art available for sale by 25 local artists in nine different home studios will be showcased. Free and self-guided. camelbackstudiotour.com

Nov. 1-3 - PHOENIX: Rebels and Redcoats Encampment – Pioneer Living History Museum. Don’t just read about the Revolutionary War- experience it! There will be thrilling battles, interesting educational displays, and you just might bump into George Washington! Museum Admission $10/adults $8/Senior or military $8/children, 5 and younger enter free. Includes Pioneer Village and the Telephone Museum 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 623-465-1052 or pioneeraz.org

Nov. 1-10 - SCOTTSDALE: Scottsdale International Film Festival - An annual 10-day destination event that connects audiences with award-winning cinema from around the globe. During its 19-year history, the Festival has presented more than 600 films – ranging from major Academy Award winners to undiscovered indie gems – to more than 100,000 attendees. Our attendees eagerly anticipate each season's program of varying tales, contexts, and characters both rare and relatable. www.scottsdalefilmfestival.com

Nov. 2 - ANTHEM: Celebrate America – Cross of Christ Lutheran Church. In the first concert of the season, PMAZ presents American music including Broadway, folk tunes, spirituals, and of course patriotic music and a salute to servicemen and women in the stirring piece Armed Forces: The Pride of America! These recognizable and uniquely American music selections, including Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Irving Berlin’s America, will remind the audience of our great country’s history and development! $12-24. 7 p.m. 623-326-5172 or pmaz.org

Nov. 2 - PHOENIX: Oingo Boingo Former Members 2019 Tour – Celebrity Theatre. Oingo Boingo Former Members features former members of the legendary new wave group Oingo Boingo performing their popular hits "Dead Man’s Party," "Weird Science," "We Close Our Eyes," "Only a Lad," "Just Another Day," "Stay," "Out Of Control," "Who Do You Want To Be," "Gratitude," Private Life" and many more. $40-80. 602-267-1600 ext. 1 or celebritytheatre.com

Nov. 2 - PHOENIX: 14th Annual Navajo Art & Rug Auction – Pueblo Grande Museum. See beautifully hand woven, one-of-a-kind Navajo rugs and more. Preview rugs and art available for bidding beginning at 11 am, and have your favorites chosen for the auction at noon. Pick up authentic works of American Indian art. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary. Free. 602-495-0901 or www.pueblogrande.org

Nov. 2 PHOENIX: 15th Annual Arizona Fall Festival – Margaret T. Hance Park. The Arizona Fall Fest is a free and family-friendly celebration of everything local to Arizona. The festival features food from many of Arizona’s finest restaurants, a beer & wine garden, booths for local merchants and live entertainment. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. www.localfirstaz.com/fall-festival

Nov. 2 - PHOENIX: Chuck Redd – The Nash. The internationally renowned vibraphonist Chuck Redd comes to The Nash for a spectacular concert. He is joined by Tom Wakeling on bass, how has performed with all the jazz greats including Arturo Sandoval, Lee Konitz, Mel Torme, Benny Golson, James Moody, Herb Ellis, Mose Allison, Charlie Rouse and Houston Person. $11-40. 7:30 p.m. thenash.org

Nov. 2 - QUEEN CREEK: Bacon, Blues and Brews – Founders Park. A celebration of what everyone loves - bacon (other options available), music and craft beer. Come drink and drink, relax to some live music and shop from local vendors. The family-friendly celebration of craft beer, blues music and everyone’s favorite pork product will feature an array of inventive bacon-based dishes from chefs from around the Valley. Noon–9 p.m. www.baconbluesandbrewsaz.com

Nov. 2 - SCOTTSDALE: Walk to D’feet ALS – Scottsdale Stadium. Walk Distance: 1 mile or 3 miles. More than just a few-mile trek, the Walk to Defeat ALS® is an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS, to raise money for a cure, and to come together for something you care about. walktodefeatals.org

Nov. 2 - WICKENBURG: Wickenburg Conservation Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Celebration – Sophie’s Flat Trailhead. Celebrate WCF’s 20 years of preserving the beautiful Sonoran Desert, co-developing and maintaining the 15-mile Sophie’s Flat trail system and trailhead, and developing and leading outdoor education programs for students and adults. Events include a 10-noon Dutch oven cooking demo, a Dutch oven lunch at noon, a local history presentation and ribbon cutting for the new ramada. Free. 10 a.m. 623-341-5977 or wickenburgtrails.org

Nov. 2- WICKENBURG: 39th Annual Las Senoras de Socorro Home Tour – Community Center. This year we have four beautiful, unique and private homes in the Wickenburg area to delight you. Plus a holiday market at the Community Center. $25. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. 928-684-2272 or www.lassenoras.org

Nov. 2-3 - APACHE JUNCTION: 13th Annual Artists of the Superstitions Studio Tour – Self-guided, meet with 50 local artists in more than 20 studio settings in Apache Junction and Gold Canyon. Select from paintings, glass, fabric, jewelry, sculpture, pottery, gourds, photography, wood, fiber art and much more. Free. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. 480-982-5730 or www.artistsofthesuperstitions.com

Nov. 2-3 - PHOENIX: 17th Annual Serbfest - St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church. Authentic Serbian cuisine, pastries, live folk music & dancing, shopping bazaar, guided tour of Serbian Byzantine style church, KidsZone. $4, younger than 12 enter free. Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday noon-8 p.m. 602-275-7360 or www.stsava.com

Nov. 2-3 - PHOENIX: Shemer Arizona Arts Festival - Shemer Art Center. Kicks-off holiday shopping with more than 40 artists specially selected from all across Arizona showcasing one-of-a-kind works, plus hourly artist demonstrations! Children’s art activities in an interactive $5 Kids Zone, live music, food and beverage vendors, and a silent auction. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 602-262-4727 or shemerartcenter.org

Nov. 2-3 - PHOENIX: Phoenix Rainbows Festival – Heritage Square. Craft cocktails, food trucks, family fun, pet friendly. A celebration of the diversity of the LGBTQ community. Each year, the Rainbows Festival draws a crowd of over 25,000 friends, families, and allies. Free. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. phoenixpride.org/events/rainbows-festival

Nov. 2-3 - SCOTTSDALE: 33rd Annual Red Mountain Eagle Pow-Wow – Salt River Baseball Field. The largest traditional pow-wow gathering in Arizona held annually with more than 400 dancers, and the best drum groups in the Valley performing dance and drum specials, a Native American arts and craft showcase along with vendors providing a twist of Native cuisine. Free. www.discoversaltriver.com/event/red-mountain-eagle-pow-wow or www.facebook.com/redmountaineagle/

Nov. 3 - SUN CITY: Celebrate America – American Lutheran Church. In the first concert of the season, PMAZ presents American music including Broadway, folk tunes, spirituals, and of course patriotic music and a salute to servicemen and women in the stirring piece Armed Forces: The Pride of America! These recognizable and uniquely American music selections, including Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Irving Berlin’s America, will remind the audience of our great country’s history and development! $12-24. 7 p.m. 623-326-5172 or pmaz.org

Nov. 4 - TEMPE: Tempe Winds: Welcome to Our Neighborhood – Tempe Center for the Arts. Tempe Winds opens its 30th season with a tribute to our great state and country. With rousing songs from Revolutionary War days to Aaron Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait”; from Frede Grofé’s Grand Canyon Suite to Sousa’s “Stars and Stripes Forever”, there will be something for everyone to enjoy. $15 adults, $5 high school students, younger than 12 enter free. 7 p.m. 480-350-2822 5 TUCSON: Five Finger Death Punch – Tucson Arena. www.livenation.com

Nov. 6-10 - SCOTTSDALE: 2019 Annual Experience Horses & Horsepower - The internationally recognized Ferrari Club of America Concours d’Élégance. Two days of track time at the exciting new Apex Motor Club. Competitive rally and up to six half, full day and overnight scenic drive options. Cocktail party at the spectacular Penske Racing Museum. Western themed night and dinner. Gala Awards Banquet. The Mercato di Ferrari where you can check out and buy items. Seminars on a variety of topics. ferrariclubofamerica.site-ym.com/mpage/fca2019home

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