Weekend events for Jan. 3-5

Jan 3, 2014, 5:00 AM | Updated: 5:00 am

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

Pablo Francisco

The comedic legend will have audiences laughing all weekend long with his unique style of comedy at Stand Up Live! in Phoenix. Tickets are $28.

Luka’s Birthday

Help the Phoenix Zoo celebrate the first birthday of its Andean bear cub, Luka, on Friday. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for ages 3-12 and kids 2 and under are free.

Discover the Dinosaurs

More than 40 moving dinosaurs will invade the Phoenix Convention Center all weekend long. Ticket prices vary.

Cave Creek Balloon Festival

What’s not to like at the Cave Creek Balloon Festival? Tethered balloon rides, music, food and more await attendees. A skydiving demo will cap the night.

Joel Osteen

The television pastor and his wife will bring messages of hope to an audience at Jobing.com Arena on Friday night. Tickets start at $20.45.

bRUNch Phoenix

Want to keep your New Year’s resolution and eat brunch? The bRUNch Phoenix is for you. Participants will run either 5K or 10K before enjoying brunch at North Fattoria Italiano.

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