What's happening this Weekend

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by Marcy McMacken

azfamily.com

Posted on July 20, 2013 at 6:53 AM

Updated Saturday, Jul 20 at 7:24 AM

PHOENIX ZOO "WINTER IN JULY"
The Phoenix Zoo is holding its annual "Winter in July" event.  About twenty tons of snow is being brought to the Zoo to help Zoo-goers cool off this summer. Water play areas for toddlers and older children will be open, along with water slides. While there, you can watch  Zoo animals eat some cold treats like fish-sicles, blood-sicles and fruit-sicles! The event starts at 7:00 a.m. and goes until about 11:00 a.m. For complete details visit www.phoenixzoo.org.

MARICOPA HOME & GARDEN SHOW

The Maricopa Home and Garden Show is all weekend. It's taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale.  The show is featuring home improvement companies that will share tons of design ideas, techniques and seminars.  Show attendants can learn how to plant vegetable gardens, make compost, prune trees and take advantage of free Home Project Helper Referral Services. Details for the event can be found at:  http://www.maricopacountyhomeshows.com/.

DOG DAYS OF SUMMER CASTING CALL
Arizona Foothills Magazine is now holding its "Dog Days of Summer" casting call at Desert Ridge Marketplace's District Stage. Dog owners can choose to enter their pooches in one of three catergories; best small dog, best big dog and best dressed dog. The event takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The winner of each catergory will win an array of doggie prizes and an editorial spread in a future Arizona Foothills Magazine editorial, along with their winning title. For complete details, visit,  http://www.arizonafoothillsmagazine.com/extra-extra/news/5542-dog-days-of-summer-rules-and-regulations-summer-2013.html.

WORLD'S GREATEST MAGICIANS
If you're looking for a little magic in your life, head to Phoenix's  Orpheum Theatre this weekend." The World's Greatest Magicians" is being featured July 18, 19 and 20. The International Brotherhood of Magicians is holding their annual convention in Phoenix and are offering 3 nightly shows while they're here. Tickets range from $17.00 to $27.00. Orpheum Theatre is located at 203 W. Adams St. For more information, you can call (602) 534-5600.

ARIZONA HIGHLAND CELTIC FESTIVAL
If you're in northern Arizona this weekend, stop by Flagstaff's annual Arizona Highland Celtic Festival. It's taking place at Foxglenn Park, located at 4200 East Butler Avenue. It's taking place Saturday and Sunday. Festivities include Highland dancing, Scottish athletics, plenty of bagpipe music and historical re-enactments. For complete details about the festival visit:  http://www.nachs.info/festival.shtml

 

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