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Weekend guide: Here are the biggest events around the Valley for Aug. 5-7

Aug 5, 2022, 4:25 AM
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PHOENIX — A beer festival in Mesa, Hot Wheels Monster Truck shows and the continuation of Arizona Cardinals training camp are just a few things to do this weekend in the Valley.

Here are some of the biggest events around the metro Phoenix area.


Phoenix

  • Phoenix Farmers Market
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    • Venue: Phoenix Bioscience Core (435 N. 5th St.)
  • OCB Slayer Classic
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 12 p.m.
    • Venue: Herberger Theatre Center (222 E. Monroe St.)
  • RUF 48
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Venue: Celebrity Theatre (440 N. 32nd St.)
  • Game On Expo
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Convention Center – South Building (33 S. 3rd St.)
  • Always…Patsy Cline
    • Day: Each day
    • Times: 8 p.m. on Friday, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday, 3 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Phoenix Theatre Company (1825 N. Central Ave.)

Mesa

  • Women’s Expo
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • Venue: 263 N. Center
  • Califone
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 7:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Mesa Arts Center (1 E. Main St.)
  • Salt River Tubing
    • Day: Each day
    • Time: 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
    • Venue: Salt River Tubing (9200 N. Bush Hwy.)

Glendale

  • Hot Wheels Monster Truck Live
    • Day: Saturday and Sunday
    • Time: 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, 2:30 p.m. on Sunday
    • Venue: Gila River Arena (9400 W. Maryland Ave.)

Scottsdale

Tempe

  • Back to Class Carnival
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: Noon to 2 p.m.
    • Venue: Tempe Marketplace (2000 E. Rio Salado Pkwy.)
  • New Found Glory
    • Day: Saturday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Marquee Theatre (730 N. Mill Ave.)
  • Comic and Hypnotist Flip Orley
    • Day: Friday and Saturday
    • Time: 7 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. each day
    • Venue: Tempe Improv Comedy Theatre (930 E. University Dr.)

Carefree

Chandler

  • Rodney Carrington
    • Day: Friday
    • Time: 8 p.m.
    • Venue: Gila River Resorts and Casinos – Wild Horse Pass (5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd.)

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