Things to Do in the Valley – March 12-18

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Below are entertainment options around the Valley for the week of March 12-18.

Event details are subject to change.

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March 12-15 - QUEEN CREEK: Roots N’ Boots Queen Creek – Horseshoe Park & Equestrian Centre. PRCA Pro-Rodeo showcasing the country's top cowboys and cowgirls. Carnival, rodeo dance, petting zoo, pony rides, vendors, horse meet n' greet and demonstrations. Free western-themed family activities Saturday morning, including Kids N' Kritters, Ranch Dressing and Xtreme Teen Rodeo. http://rootsnboots.org.

March 13-15 - APACHE JUNCTION: Magic of Mexican Artistry – Superstition Mountain Museum. Native Mexican artisans and their traditional handmade creations are the focus of this three-day event. Artisans will be creating live daily - firing pots, weaving textiles, carving and painting exotic wooden figurines, crafting jewelry. Trunk showings, displays and sales. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free. 480-983-4888 or http://superstitionmountainmuseum.org.

March 13-15 - SCOTTSDALE: 50th Annual Scottsdale Arts Festival 2020 – Civic Center Mall. World-class art, live music and tasty eats in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. Recognized as one of the top art fairs in America. Guests will enjoy the best in visual, culinary, cultural and performing arts. $12, under 12 free. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. https://scottsdaleartsfestival.org.

March 13-15 - SCOTTSDALE: Annual Phoenix International Sportsmen, Boat and RV Expo – WestWorld of Scottsdale. Discover your life outdoors at the Arizona Sportsmen, Boat and RV Expo. Buy gear. Book travel for destinations nearby or around the world. Learn where, when and how from the experts. Test drive four-wheelers, trucks, RVs, campers. Watch DockDogs. Enter to win a four-wheeler or personal watercraft. $12. Friday-Saturday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 800-545-6100 or https://www.sportsexpos.com/attend/scottsdale/?fade.

March 13-28 - TEMPE: Oleanna – Tempe Center for the Arts. By depicting a power struggle between two self-absorbed individuals with differing viewpoints, the play makes a statement about the ambiguity surrounding sexual harassment and how perception of reality is often filtered through one’s experiences. This powerful drama explores the destructiveness of miscommunication and the confronts the reality of gender dynamics in the #MeToo era. $25. 480-350-2822 or https://www.tempecenterforthearts.com.

March 14 - GLENDALE: 10th Annual Kiss Me I'm Irish - Westgate Entertainment District. Includes half marathon run, 8K fun run/walk, and 4K fun run/walk. Finishers Medals for all runners in the Half Marathon, 8K and 4K as well as age category awards. Finishers Hat for all Half Marathon Finishers. $35-75. 6:30-11:30 a.m. http://www.irishrunaz.com.

March 14 - MESA: 6th Annual Downtown Mesa Brew Fest – Downtown Mesa. Macdonald Street, north of Main Street, will be filled with local breweries and eateries, live music and festival vendors from around the valley! Contests, free Brewfest swag and games will be offered throughout the day. Free. 2-6 p.m. 480-890-2613 or https://www.downtownmesa.com/brewfest.

March 14 - PHOENIX: 37th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Irish Family Faire - Parade on 3rd Street at 10 am with pipe bands, marching bands, floats, Irish step dancers. Faire follows parade at Margaret T. Hance Park until 6 p.m. Three stages of Irish music and dancers, crafts, genealogy, Irish clubs, kids area. $12. 602-280-9221 or https://stpatricksdayphoenix.org.

March 14-15 - TEMPE: 26th Annual Aloha Festival – Tempe Town Lake. Take an island vacation without leaving Tempe at the Arizona Aloha Festival. Celebrate Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan and other South Pacific cultures through dance and musical performances, food, kid’s crafts and more fun at Tempe Beach Park. Free. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 602-697-1824 or http://www.azalohafest.org.

March 15 - PHOENIX: Post Malone – Runaway Tour – Talking Stick Resort Arena. https://www.livenation.com.

March 17 - PHOENIX: Third Eye Blind – The Van Buren. With Saves the Day. https://www.livenation.com.

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