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Weekend events for August 16-18

PHOENIX — Looking for something to do this weekend in the Valley? The list below offers a few options.


Former “American Idol” contestant Daughtry will rock the Valley on Friday. Special guest 3 Doors Down will open the show. Tickets range between $35 and $65.

Arizona Amazing Women’s Expo

Looking to shop until you drop? Look no further than the Arizona Amazing Women’s Expo being held Saturday and Sunday at the Phoenix Convention Center. There will be hundreds of fashion booths and several speakers.


Local reggae-rock band Fayuca is at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix on Friday night. A local blues-rock artist will play as well. Tickets are $10 in advance.


Grab the family and head to the Mesa Arts Center for “Grease,” an iconic musical set in in the 1950s. Shows run through Sept. 1.

Moonlight kayaking

Take in Tempe Town Lake by moonlight in your kayak on Saturday night. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. and entry is $30.

Sklar Brothers

Randy and Jason Sklar, hosts of ESPN’s “Cheap Seats,” bring their brotherly comedy routine to the Tempe Improv this weekend. Showtimes vary and tickets start at $17.

Keith Ellis

Funnyman Kieth Ellis will have audiences chuckling on Friday at the Tempe Center for the Arts. The comedian has performed alongside George Clooney, Samuel L. Jackson and Mark Wahlberg, to name a few.

Peach Mania Festival

Does an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast followed by apple and peach picking sound like an ideal weekend morning? If you’re OK with a drive, Apple Annie’s Orchard in Willcox, Ariz. is hosting its Peach Mania Festival.