Artisan Fest at OdySea in the Desert

OdySea in the Desert’s popular Artisan Fest continues featuring a celebration of arts every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.  =The free event will feature nearly 50 of the top local artists, designers and creators in the state along with a Kids Art Zone with different themes and activities during every event. Guests will also enjoy live music, yoga classes, live cooking and juicing demonstrations, live art and performances.

Arizona Cocktail Weekend

Arizona’s annual salute to spirits and cocktail culture, the 2019 Arizona Cocktail Weekend is proud to announce that Phoenix’s own national touring artist DJ Z-Trip will headline the Cocktail Jam kickoff concert. Hosted at the Van Buren on Saturday, Feb. 16, the Cocktail Jam combines an amazing evening of music with wildly inventive, one-of-a-kind cocktail experiences brought by the best talent and brands in the spirits industry.

The Secret Comedy of Women at Herberger Theater

Gather your girlfriends, ladies! The Secret Comedy of Women-Girls Only, an original comedy that celebrates the honor, truth, humor and silliness of being female, will be at the Herberger Theater Center from Jan. 23 through Feb. 24. Tickets are now on sale at the Herberger Theater box office or by calling 602.256.6995.  

Kidz 4 Causes to Hold Run for Rare Disease Research

Local charity Kidz 4 Causes’ fourth annual Run for Rare Disease Research event will be on Sunday, March 3 from 7:30-9:30 a.m. Participants can register for a 5K run or 1-mile walk. 100 percent of all proceeds will benefit TGen’s (Translational Genomics Research Institute) Center for Rare Childhood Disorders.



Wonderspaces Opens in Scottsdale

At Scottsdale Fashion Square, Wonderspaces will partner with artists from around the world to present a series of ticketed art shows in a 16,000-square-foot space. As a pop-up that debuted in San Diego in 2017, Wonderspaces shows earned rave reviews from visitors and media and drew more than 60,000 visitors in 2017 and more than 100,000 in 2018. Wonderspaces plans to present three shows a year at Scottsdale Fashion Square starting in early 2019.    

Experience the Perfect Blend of Wine and Art

Hospice of the Valley is adding fine wine to its signature event, AAHA! an Auction of Heirlooms and Art. Guests will enjoy a lovely seated dinner; and silent and live auctions of fine art, collectibles, culinary delights, fabulous trips and unique experiences. To reserve a seat, call 602.530.6992 or visit         

When: Feb. 16 from 6-10 p.m. at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn


TapHouse Opens New Location

TapHouse Kitchen expands in the new year with a new and second location at 3131 E. Shea Blvd. TapHouse will continue to deliver delicious food and drink in a casually sophisticated atmosphere to the bustling “North 32nd” neighborhood of North Central Phoenix.


Mummies of the World Exhibit Opens at Arizona Science Center

The largest collection of real mummies and related artifacts ever assembled is coming to Arizona Science Center. Premiering the evening on Feb. 9 with the Center’s Galaxy Gala and open to the public Feb. 10 through Sept. 2, Mummies of the World: The Exhibition features 40 real human and animal mummies and 85 rare artifacts from across the globe.