Things to do in Glendale in December

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12/1 SUNDAY

Football

NFL: The Red Sea: The Los Angeles Rams visit the Arizona Cardinals for a 2:05 p.m. kickoff at State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale.

Live Comedy

LAUGHS: Family fun: Clean Comedy Night offers jokes for the whole family 7 p.m. at Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206, Glendale. Visit stircrazycomedyclub.com .

Pets

ADOPTIONS: Go get a furry friend: Dog and cat adoptions hosted by All About Animals Rescue and Kneading Kitty’s Rescue every Sunday 1-5 p.m. at Petco, 9480 W. Northern Ave., Glendale.

12/2 MONDAY

Theatre

EVENT: Live on stage: “A “Jersey” Christmas w/The Boys Dec63” shows 5:30 p.m. at Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W. Paradise Lane. Call 623-776-8400.

12/3 TUESDAY

Trivia

GAME: Get a team together to compete: DJ Trivia goes 7-8:30 p.m. at Lakeside Bar & Grill, 9980 W. Happy Valley Road. Call 623-566-1470.

12/4 WEDNESDAY

Live Music

DINNER: On stage: Kokomo performs 6 p.m. at Desert Rose Pizza & Gastro Pub, 6729 N. 57th Drive, Glendale. Call 623-937-3004.

Comedy

OPEN MIC: Try your hand: Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206, Glendale, offers a night of Open Mic 7 p.m. $5 admission. There are 8 “sign-up” spots. Sign ups for these will be posted online at noon the day of the show at stircrazycomedyclub.com/open-mic-sign-up. These spots are 5 minutes each.

12/5 THURSDAY

Live Music

STAGE: Rockabilly Night: Outlaw Inlaws perform 7 p.m. at Starlite Lounge, 4346 W. Olive Ave., Glendale. Call 623-934-1913.

WESTGATE: New Talent Thursday: Rick Smith performs 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

Live Comedy

LAUGHS: Hong makes Glendale stop: Helen Hong opens her weekend with 7 p.m. set at Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206, Glendale. She also has 7 & 9:30 p.m. shows Friday, Dec. 6 and Saturday, Dec. 7. Admission $19. Visit stircrazycomedyclub.com .

12/6 FRIDAY

Theatre

ON STAGE: Historic Downtown: “Marie’s Reverie” opens 7:30 p.m. at Brelby Theatre Company, 7154 N. 58th Drive, Glendale. Evening shows at 7:30 p.m. also take place Dec. 7, Dec 13-14, 20-21; and 2 p.m. matinees take place Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 21. Call 623-282-2781 or email boxoffice@brelby.com .

Live Music

WESTGATE: Latin: Guitarras Latinas performs 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

12/7 SATURDAY

Live Music

WESTGATE: Big Band Swing: Sonoran Swing Band performs 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

12/8 SUNDAY

Event

CARS: Music for a good cause: The Combat Dolls host a Christmas car show 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 4336 W. Olive Ave., Glendale. Visit CombatDolls.org.

Football

NFL: The Red Sea: The Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Arizona Cardinals for a 2:25 p.m. kickoff at State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale.

12/10 TUESDAY

Trivia

GAME: Get a team together to compete: DJ Trivia goes 7-8:30 p.m. at Lakeside Bar & Grill, 9980 W. Happy Valley Road. Call 623-566-1470.

12/11 WEDNESDAY

Theatre

CURTAIN: Live on stage: “Elf the Musical” shows 5:30 p.m. at Arizona Broadway Theatre, 7701 W. Paradise Lane, and plays through Dec. 29. Call 623-776-8400.

12/12 THURSDAY

Live Music

STAGE: Rockabilly Night: Al Foul perform 7 p.m. at Starlite Lounge, 4346 W. Olive Ave., Glendale. Call 623-934-1913.

Live Comedy

LAUGHS: Stringer makes Glendale stop: Jon Stringer opens his weekend with 7 p.m. set at Stir Crazy Comedy Club, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Suite E-206, Glendale. He also has 7 & 9:30 p.m. shows Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14. Admission $19. Visit stircrazycomedyclub.com .

12/13 FRIDAY

Live Music

WESTGATE: Classic rock: Henry Thompson & SWELL performs 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

12/14 SATURDAY

Christmas

PARADE: Family fun: The Hometown Christmas Parade starts 11 a.m. in Historic Downtown Glendale. The route begins at 51st Avenue and Glendale Avenue, then proceeds west on Glendale to 58th Avenue. Churches, businesses and other community groups from all over the valley are invited to participate and attend. Visit hcparade.org/food-drive.

Live Music

WESTGATE: Funk, soul: Ratio performs 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

12/15 SUNDAY

Football

NFL: The Red Sea: The Cleveland Browns visit the Arizona Cardinals for a 2:05 p.m. kickoff at State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale.

12/20 FRIDAY

Live Music

WESTGATE: Tribute: Buddy Holly tribute band, Come Back Buddy, performs 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

12/21 SATURDAY

Event

FOOD: Healthy shopping: Borderlands Produce Rescue goes 8-11 a.m. at ASU West, 4701 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale. Contribute $12 to shop for up to 70 pounds of fresh produce. No qualifications to purchase, open to the community. Variety of fruits and vegetables every month.

Live Music

WESTGATE: Top 40 covers: West Hills Brothers perform 7 p.m. at Fountain Park inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

12/22 SUNDAY

Event

WESTGATE: Christmas fun: The Santa Hustle Half Marathon & 5K starts 8 a.m. at WaterDance Plaza inside Westgate’s Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd., Glendale. Call 623-385-7502.

12/28 SATURDAY

Live Music

STAGE: Good cause: The Awareness Tours will host a benefit concert for Veterans 8 p.m. at Starlite Lounge, 4346 W. Olive Ave., Glendale. Call 623-934-1913.

Bowl Season

COLLEGE: Fiesta Bowl: The PlayStation Fiesta Bowl kicks off at State Farm Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale. Start time TBA.

12/31 TUESDAY

New Year’s Eve

HOLIDAY: Come party: Radio X performs 9 p.m. at a New Year’s Eve party at Kimmyz On Greenway Rock & Roll Bar & Grill, 5930 W. Greenway Road, Suite 27, Glendale. Email kimmyzbarandgrill@gmail.com or call 602-938-9330.

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