Cooks and Chords:
Cooks & Chords is a night of culinary and sensory delights, sure to tempt senses. This year’s event will be at Mayo Clinic’s beautiful reception area nestled among the foothills of scenic Scottsdale. Stations of chef-prepared dishes paired with delicious wines and beers and wonderfully-appointed acoustic music will tantalize as you browse our raffle and silent auction.
AZ Restaurant Week
Now through September 24
This statewide affair offers foodies a wealth of dining opportunities and the chance to get outside their own neighborhood and try something new. From sizzling Southwestern and soothing comfort foods to five-star dining and international fare – it’s all on the table during Arizona Restaurant Week. So prepare your taste buds and dig in.
Brazilian Day Festival
Join us for a fun-filled festival as we celebrate the 8th Annual “Brazilian Day Festival” at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Presented by Afro:Baile, in partnership with The Center; the 8th Annual Brazilian Day Arizona Festival is the largest, most authentic, and award winning Brazilian Independence Day Festival in the valley. The all ages Brazilian Festival is a great opportunity for the whole family to come and experience a variety of Brazilian culture, including – Live Brazilian Bands, DJ’s, Dancers, Capoeira, Jiu-Jitsu, Film, Performers, Food, Drink, Shopping and more!
Celebrate National Pancake Day
My favorite pancake in the valley is the banana ricotta with pistachio and caramel pancake available at Hearth 61 within the Mountain Shadows resort. P.S. They have the most gorgeous indoor and outdoor space to enjoy this beautiful Fall weather so make sure to book a reservation!
Ballet Under the Stars
Ballet Arizona invites residents to spend a relaxing evening under the Arizona sky as the company continues its 20-year tradition, Ballet Under the Stars. Free and open to the public, Ballet Under the Stars allows the local community to enjoy dance in a unique outdoor setting complete with a stage, lighting, costumes and beautiful Arizona weather. For two decades, Ballet Arizona has presented Ballet Under the Stars as a gift to the community. You have 2 chances to catch a performance this weekend!
Friday, September 22 at Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills
Saturday, September 23 at Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix