Things to Do in the Valley – Feb. 27-March 4

Posted 2/25/20

Below are entertainment options around the Valley for the week of Feb. 27-March 4.

Event details are subject to change.

Visit newsroom.visitarizona.com/events.

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Things to Do in the Valley – Feb. 27-March 4

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Below are entertainment options around the Valley for the week of Feb. 27-March 4.

Event details are subject to change.

Visit newsroom.visitarizona.com/events.

Feb. 27-29 - MESA: 2020 Arizona Quilters Guild Quilt Show – Mesa Convention Center. Quilts, vendors, special exhibits, appraisals, book signings, lectures. 9 a.m. 480-410-6027 or https://www.azquiltersguild.org

Feb. 28 - SUN CITY: Cosmos – American Lutheran Church. The night sky has been a thing of wonder since time immemorial. We look to the heavens for answers. And through the ages this has inspired poets, painters, novelists, and musicians to create unique and exciting works of art. Cosmos takes us on an interstellar journey through cultures both ancient and modern, using musical styles from around the world and across the ages and drawing varied inspiration from the beauty of the night sky. $37+. 7:30 p.m. 602-253-2224 or https://www.phoenixchorale.org

Feb. 28-March 1 - PHOENIX: Riders of the Purple Sage – Symphony Hall. The Marlu Allan and Scott Stallard Modern Masterwork Series. An intimate story set in the epic landscape of the American West. Arizona Opera’s first commission, which made its world-premiere to sold-out crowds in 2017, is making its hugely-anticipated return. Riders of the Purple Sage, an adaptation of Zane Grey’s classic of the same name, tells a powerful story of strength and redemption through love, loss, conflict and adventure across breathtaking Southwest vistas that are brought magnificently to life by world-renowned Arizona artist, Ed Mell. 7:30 and 2 p.m. $30-140. https://www.azopera.org/performances/riders-purple-sage

Feb. 29 - MESA: Celebrate Fauré – First United Methodist Church. Three pieces, each beautiful and serene, serve to introduce the glorious Requiem. Noted for its calm and peaceful outlook, Fauré’s signature piece includes some of his most beautiful melodies. 7:30 p.m. $15-20. 480-305-4538 or https://sonorandesertchorale.org

Feb. 29 - MESA: ASU Open Door 2020 – Polytechnic Campus – 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. 29 - PHOENIX: Cosmos – Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. The night sky has been a thing of wonder since time immemorial. We look to the heavens for answers. And through the ages this has inspired poets, painters, novelists, and musicians to create unique and exciting works of art. Cosmos takes us on an interstellar journey through cultures both ancient and modern, using musical styles from around the world and across the ages and drawing varied inspiration from the beauty of the night sky. $37+. 7:30 p.m. 602-253-2224 or https://www.phoenixchorale.org

Feb. 29-March 1 - AVONDALE: Tres Rios Nature Festival – Meridian Wildlife Area. Tres Rios Nature Festival is a two-day event in the spring. This free outdoor festival showcases the rich diversity of wildlife habitat, history and culture of the Gila River drainage, which is made up of the Gila, Salt and Agua Fria Rivers. From guided bird tours, canoeing on the river, archery, fishing and learning about Southwest wildlife, there is something for everyone during the best time of year to enjoy the Arizona weather! Free. Saturday 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. 623-333-2400 or https://tresriosnaturefestival.com

Feb. 29-March 1 - GLENDALE: 31st Annual Folk & Heritage Festival – Sahuaro Historical Park. Performers from folk and bluegrass music to cowboy poetry and storytelling, historic site tours, free kids crafts and workshops by accomplished entertainers, country, blues, cowboy, and old-time music. Free. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 623-930-4200 or https://glendaleaz.com

Feb. 29-March 1 - PHOENIX: 42nd Annual Small World Miniature Doll House Show & Sale - ASU West. Exhibits, sale of furniture, accessories, dolls from artisans from throughout the U.S. & Canada. Door prizes, make and take miniature projects for children, raffle for local charities. $2-8. Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 480-466-9691 or https://phoenixminiatures.com

Feb. 29-March 1 - TEMPE: 3rd Annual Innings Festival – Tempe Beach Park. A can’t-miss celebration for music lovers, culinary enthusiasts and passionate baseball fans. Cactus League fans, locals and visitors alike will experience 3 stages and more than 20 rock, pop and Alt-country artists at Tempe Beach Park. https://www.inningsfestival.com

Feb. 29-March 8 - SCOTTSDALE: Arizona Sun Country Circuit Quarter Horse Show – WestWorld. One of the top ten American Quarter Horse shows in the nation, this circuit is full of six shows including three youth shows, all events are offered in English & Western jumping, more than 36 states, Canada, Germany and England compete, competition for more than $200,000 in awards & prize money, vendors for shopping. Free. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 623-419-6318 or https://www.suncircuit.com

March 1 - PARADISE VALLEY: Cosmos – Camelback Bible Church. The night sky has been a thing of wonder since time immemorial. We look to the heavens for answers. And through the ages this has inspired poets, painters, novelists, and musicians to create unique and exciting works of art. Cosmos takes us on an interstellar journey through cultures both ancient and modern, using musical styles from around the world and across the ages and drawing varied inspiration from the beauty of the night sky. $37+. 3 p.m. 602-253-2224 or https://www.phoenixchorale.org

March 1 - SCOTTSDALE: Celebrate Fauré – La Casa De Cristo Lutheran Church. Three pieces, each beautiful and serene, serve to introduce the glorious Requiem. Noted for its calm and peaceful outlook, Fauré’s signature piece includes some of his most beautiful melodies. 3 p.m. $15-20. 480-305-4538 or https://sonorandesertchorale.org

March 3-8 - TEMPE: Once on This Island – ASU Gammage. Winner of the 2018 Tony Award® for Best Revival of a Musical, it is the sweeping, universal tale of Ti Moune, a fearless peasant girl in search of her place in the world, and ready to risk it all for love. Guided by the mighty island gods, Ti Moune sets out on a remarkable journey to reunite with the man who has captured her heart. https://www.asugammage.com

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