Things to Do in the Valley – Jan. 9-15


Below are entertainment options around the Valley for the week of Jan. 9-15.

Event details are subject to change.


Jan. 10-12 - PHOENIX: 27th Annual Maricopa County Home & Garden Show – Arizona State Fairgrounds. 1000 exhibit spaces with home improvement companies, interior designers vignettes, specialty products garden pavilion, ask the experts, landscape display, boutique products marketplace, seminars on remodeling/decorating & gardening, prize drawings. $8. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 602-485-1619 or

Jan. 10-12 - SURPRISE: 8th Annual Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival - Surprise Recreation Center. More than 100 jury selected artists from around the nation and abroad, displaying original pieces of fine art in a variety of mediums and subject matters. Live musical performance and more than 40 different domestic and imported wines available for tasting. $3. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 480-837-5637 or 

Jan. 10-March 22 - SCOTTSDALE: 16th Annual Arizona Fine Art Expo – Southwest corner of Jomax & Scottsdale Road. 100 nationally acclaimed fine artisans working in studio environment, hands-on art demonstrations and workshops, entertainment, a café, weekends feature musical entertainment. $8-10. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 480-837-7163 or

Jan. 11 - GLENDALE: 25th Annual Glendale's Glitter & Glow Block Party - Murphy Park. Hot air balloons & 500,000 twinkling holiday lights, more than a dozen bands perform all genres of music, and several street performers. Free. 4-10 p.m. 623-930-2299 or

Jan. 11 - PHOENIX: Pioneer Fiber Fair – Pioneer Living History Museum. Knitting, spinning, weaving, lace making, tatting, quilting- all sorts of good fiber fun will be on display!  Workshops will be available throughout the day.  Museum Admission $10/adults $8/Senior or military $8/children, 5 and under are free. Includes Pioneer Village and the Telephone Museum. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 623-465-1052 or

Jan. 11-12 - APACHE JUNCTION: 11th Annual Superstition Mountain Heritage Days – Superstition Mountain Museum. Two days of non-stop entertainment, education and fun, actors and Western entertainers will tell stories of the adventures filming movies and television shows in Apacheland Movie ranch’s heyday, Western Vendors, gold panning, gunfight re-enactments, food. $5, children younger than 10 enter free. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. 480-983-4888 or

Jan. 11-12 - PHOENIX: Arizona Bridal Show - Phoenix Convention Center. The largest expo of its kind in the United States it features more than 400 of the valley’s top wedding experts all in one place. Find the products and services needed to cover every aspect of your wedding. $12. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Jan. 11-19 - SCOTTSDALE: Barrett-Jackson’s 49th Annual Scottsdale Auction - WestWorld. Widely regarded as a barometer of the collector car industry, the auction has evolved over the years into a world-class automotive lifestyle event where thousands of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience — in person and on live national and international television. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. 480-421-6694 or

Jan. 12 - PHOENIX: Rhineland Muses: Journeys in Romantic Music – The MIM. $33-38. 2 p.m.

Jan. 12 - TEMPE: Cactus Chamber Musicians present Masterworks for Wind Ensemble III – Tempe Center for the Arts. Cactus Chamber Musicians present our first performance of our third season, our third iteration of Masterworks for Wind Ensembles. Featuring serenades for winds by Dvořák, Mozart, and Nielsen, plus Hasenöhrl’s witty quintet arrangement of Strauss’s Till Eulenspiegel. $15. 3 pm. 602-679-0646 or 

Jan. 14-April 14 - GILBERT: Always…Patsy Cline – Hale Centre Theatre. Based on a true story about Cline’s friendship with a fan from Houston named Louise Seger, who befriended the star in a Texas honky-tonk in 1961. The musical play, complete with down home country humor, true emotion, and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy’s unforgettable hits such as “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams,” and “Walking After Midnight”…27 songs in all!  480-497­1181 or

Jan. 15-19 - SCOTTSDALE: 20th Annual Russo and Steele "Sports and Muscle" Car Auction - Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. Features 800 sports cars, muscle cars and hot rods, presenting the finest in European Sports, American Muscle, Customs and Hot Rods, memorabilia auction, supports local charities. $20-30.