Below are entertainment options around the Valley for the week of Feb. 20-26.
Event details are subject to change.
Feb. 20-23 - PHOENIX: Cirque Du Soleil – OVO – Talking Stick Resort Arena. OVO, meaning “egg” in Portuguese, has toured to 24 countries in North America, South America, Europe and Asia since its creation. OVO is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. This production is a high acrobatic level show that the whole family will enjoy. $44+. https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/ovo
Feb. 22 - GILBERT: Gilbert Outdoors Expo - Riparian Preserve. A chance to brush up on various outdoor activities or learn new skills, including fishing, camping, hunting, hiking and much more, exhibitors and attendees statewide. 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. https://www.gilbertaz.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/special-events-and-permits/gilbert-outdoors-expo
Feb. 22 - PHOENIX: Bill Maher – Arizona Federal Theatre. https://www.livenation.com
Feb. 22 - TEMPE: ASU Open Door 2020 – ASU – Once a year, ASU invites the local community, adults and children of all ages, to experience ASU and discover why it was named one of the most innovative universities in the nation for four years in a row. ASU Open Door welcomes visitors to our four campus locations, allowing visitors to explore spaces that are normally closed to the public. Visitors have the opportunity to participate in hundreds of interactive, hands-on activities and talk to students, faculty and staff. Free. 1-5 p.m. 480-965-1236 or https://opendoor.asu.edu
Feb. 22-23 - PHOENIX/TEMPE: 19th Annual Ceramic Studio Tour – Showcases work of professional ceramic artists. Offers a rare opportunity to view working and living spaces of participating artists and view demonstrations of wheel-throwing, hand-building and glazing techniques. Participating artists have a wide range of both functional and sculptural artwork on exhibit and for sale. Free. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. https://asuartmuseum.asu.edu/programs-and-events/ceramics-programs/ceramics-studio-tour
Feb. 22-23 - PHOENIX: 11th Annual Devour Culinary Classic – Desert Botanical Garden. Brings together the culinary and beverage leaders who have established Arizona as a sought-after destination. Added experiences include signature art installations, a giant 10th Anniversary Birthday Cake, photo opportunities in the Garden, and 10th Anniversary Recipe Cards from featured chefs and more. Presents the best that Arizona's culinary scene has to offer with even more opportunities to connect with Arizona's local culinary culture. 602-956-0909 or https://www.devourphoenix.com
Feb. 23 - TEMPE: Tempe Winds: A Children’s Concert – Come Meet the Instruments – Tempe Center for the Arts. With our younger audience members in mind, Tempe Winds performs a number of works to introduce the various instruments of the concert band. Music includes the “Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra”, “Peter and the Wolf” and Disney favorites. Small group performances in the lobby allow children to get up close and discover how the instruments work. $8 adults, under 12 free. 3 p.m. 480-350-2822
Feb. 24-March 1 - PHOENIX: 28th Annual Winter Range – Ben Avery Shooting Range. More than 1,000 gather for the Single Action Shooting Society’s National Championship of Cowboy Action Shooting, competitive events, displays of period militaria, exhibitions of western skills and crafts, 100 vendors from period clothing to antiques and reproductions, cowboy entertainment, singers, cowboy bands, trick roping, trick horses, food from chuck wagon cooking to hot dogs. http://www.winterrange.com