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April Events

APR 30-MAY 1 SAFFORD Cinco de Mayo Fr/BBQ at Hall 5p-8p. Sa/parade begins at 10a on Main St. followed by activities for adults & children, entertainment, food until 7p. Free. 928-428-4920

APR 16-18 MIAMI Miami Boomtown Spree Sullivan Street - Arizona State Mining Championship, parade, stair climb, 5K & 13K runs, and more. Fr 5p-9p, Sa 9a-9p, Su 10a-5p, free. 928-473-4403

APR 24-MAY 2 SONOITA Sonoita Horse Races Santa Cruz Fairgrounds - Racing on Apr 24-25 & May 12. Live Quarterhorse & Thoroughbred racing, live simulcasting of 130th Kentucky Derby on 5/1. 1p, $3/adults, under 12 free. 520-455-5553

APR 30-MAY 2 SELIGMAN-TOPOCK 17th Annual Route 66 Fun Run Route 66 Rally - Open to all street legal vehicles, join over 700 other car enthusiasts for a drive down the Mother Road. Begins in Seligman, $44/entry incl. shirt & more. 928-753-5001

APR 16-18 TEMPE 18th Annual ASU Spring Competition Pow Wow 6th St & Rural Rd - Dancing in 23 categories, Native American arts, crafts, fry bread, intertribal dancing, Fr 7p-12a, Sa 11am-12a, Su 1p-6p, $2-10. 480-9655224

APR 25 PHOENIX Dia de los Ninos Phoenix Zoo - Latin-flavored music & dancing, games, pinatas, costumed characters, fun for the entire family, 11a-4p. Adults $12, Seniors $9, Children 3-12 $5, under 2 free. 602-273-1341

APR 30-MAY 2 PAYSON 11th Annual Cruise-In & Charity Car Show New location/Historic Main St - Presented by Rim Country Classic Car Club. Limited to 225 vehicles. Call for regis, times, prices: Larry/928-472-7769, Norm/928472-7273

APR 16-18 GLENDALE 21st Annual Glendale Jazz & Blues Festival Presented by Meridian Bank Murphy Park - Jumpin’ jazz & soulful blues on two stages. Fr 5p-10p, Sa 10a-10p, Su 10a-5p. Free adm & parking. 623-930-2299

APR 2-4 CAREFREE 3rd Annual Sonoran Festival of Fine Art Easy Street, Town Center - 100+ national and local artists, art lectures & demonstrations, entertainment, food booths in the garden area, 10a-5p, free adm. 480-4733283

APR 3 PHOENIX 6th Annual Gunfighters Rendezvous Pioneer Living History Museum - Action packed reenactment of AZ Territorial Gunfighters. 6 different bands of gunfighters perform hourly starting 10a. $5-$7. 480-986-1800

APR 16-18 FLAGSTAFF Northern Arizona Book Festival Multiple locations - 20 acclaimed authors incl Tim O’Brian & Cristina Garcia participate in panels, readings, workshops & other literary events, 10a-9p, $3/per event. 928-774-9118

Az Event Guide Quarterly Distribution Locations AMADO Amado Territory Inn Exit 48 off I-19, 520-398-8684

APR 17 ELGIN Blessing of the Vine Festival Sonoita Vineyards - Blessing ceremony 12p, gates open 10a -4p, wine tasting, souvenir glass, tour of vineyards & winery, live music, $10. Gourmet food by Cafe Sonoita & Steakout ($6). 10a-4p. 520-455-5893

APACHE JUNCTION Apache Junction C of C 567 W. Apache Trail, 480-982-3141 Arizona Winter Visitors Association 201 W. Apache Trail, Ste 109, 480-474-8071 Super 8 Motel 251 E. 29th Ave., 480-288-8888

APR 3-4 ORO VALLEY 10th Annual Oro Valley Festival of the Arts CDO Riverfront Park - 60 artists displaying & selling; kids’ art & craft tent; live music on stage. 10a-5p. Free. 520-797-3959

APR 17 DUNCAN Art Festival and Auction Greenlee County Fairgrounds - PRIDE Society presents art festival, quilt show and antique glass display, auction w/donated items for Duncan restorations, 9a-6p, free. 928-359-2583

BUCKEYE Buckeye Valley C of C 508 E. Monroe Ave., 623-386-2727

APR 3-4 LITCHFIELD PARK Litchfield Park Fine Arts & Wine Festival 101 W. Wigwam Blvd - Featuring works of 150 acclaimed artists from the SW, live entertainment, wine tasting and farmer’s market, 9a-5p, free. 623-393-5338

APR 17-18 TOMBSTONE Annual Tombstone Rose Festival Historic Allen St - Celebrate the 119th blooming of the world’s largest rose tree. Enjoy the Rose Parade, basket lunch auction and cake walk. Free. 888-457-3929

APR 3-4 BULLHEAD CITY Art in the Square City Hall - Artists from throughout the SW will show & sell their work. Featuring oil paintings, Native American art, sculptures, stoneware & more! Sa 10-5, Su 10-3, free adm. 928-763-9400

APR 17-18 CAMP VERDE “History of the Soldier” Fort Verde State Park - Living history presentations re: all eras of Military service/associated civilian life. Encampments/drills. $3/adults, under age 6 free. 928567-3275

APR 8-11 CAVE CREEK 2004 Fiesta Days Weekend WPRA Rodeo performance, Mutton Bustin’, Rodeo dance, parade, PRCA Rodeo. Call for times, locations, prices: 480-488-4043

APR 17-18 SCOTTSDALE SolFest Southwest WestWorld - Fun and sun-filled education on sustainable & healthy living. Exhibitors, speakers, workshops, music & entertainers. Sa 9:30a-7:30p, Su 10a-6p. $10 per day. 928-649-8180

APR 3 PERIDOT Apache Artisans Festival San Carlos Cultural Center - Multicultural group performances like Yellow Bird Dancers. Local artists selling work. 10a-4p, Adults $3, Seniors $1.50, kids $1, under 12 free. 928-475-2894.

APR 9-10 BAGDAD IPRA Rodeo Bagdad Corrals - Local rodeo 9a, 1st IPRA purse on Fr, 7:30p; 2nd performance Sa, 7:30p. Gen adm $8, under 6 free. Bow Shoot- Sat & Sun (Apr 10-11). Rodeo dance Sa 9p, $3/$5 couple. 928-633-6002

APR 18 TEMPE New Times Music Showcase Stages along Mill Avenue - local bands perform in a wide range of categories. $7 wristbands provide entrance to all venues. 602-229-8504

APR 10-12 SUPERIOR Herb Festival Boyce Thompson Arboretum - Live music, culinary demos, tours, kids’ crafts, exhibits by local herbalists and herbs for sale, 11a-3p. $6/adults, $3/kids 5-12. 520-6892811

APR 21-24 TUCSON Tucson International Mariachi Conference TCC/Wed-Fri, Armory Park/Sat - re creation of the Garibaldi Plaza in Mexico City, w/food, games, Mariachis & Baile Folklorico dancers. 10a-10p. Free adm. 520-838-3913

APR 10-18 DOUGLAS Cochise County Fair Assoc Horse Races Fairgrounds - Quarterhorse, Thoroughbred live racing Apr 10-11 & 17-18, pari-mutuel wagering under direction of AZ Dept of Racing. Post time 1p. $2. 888-3645500

APR 22-25 FLORENCE Country Thunder USA Canyon Moon Ranch - Outdoor music fest, Reba McEntire & Travis Tritt. Food, arts, crafts, camping. 11a1a. $59/day, $129/4 days; BIG savings w/advance purchase. 480-966-9920

APR 14-18 PHOENIX Maricopa County Fair AZ State Fairgrounds - Midway, craft & commercial exhibits, talent show, 4H & FFA, livestock auction, Demolition Derby. We-Th 10a-10p, Fr-Sa 10a-12a, Su 10a-11p. $3-6. 602-252-0717

APR 23-24 SCOTTSDALE McDowell Mountain Music Festival WestWorld’s Polo Field - Community gathering & charity benefit. RV & tent camping, food, music, kid’s activities. Fr 5p-11p, Sa 11a-11p. Pricing: 480-840-0457. Info: 602-343-0453

APR 15-18 KEARNY Pioneer Days Festival Pioneer Park on Veterans Ave - Enjoy arts and crafts, food, live entertainment, talent show, parade, dancing and carnival. Free. 520-363-7607

APR 24 SCOTTSDALE Tostitos SW Salsa Challenge Scottsdale Stadium - Fund raiser for Hemophilia Assoc. Salsa & margarita judging; salsa sampling, contests, kids’ fun, live music, 11a-6p. Adults-$8, Kids-$5. 602955-3947

APR 15-25 TUCSON Pima County Fair Fairgrounds - Don’t miss this celebration of one of the largest events in Tucson. The fair is a combination of carnival, livestock, displays, food and concerts,10a-12a, $6. 520-762-9100 APR 15-25 TUCSON AZ International Film Festival 150+ new works, premieres, screenings, workshops, film/video competition. “Bridging Cultures” program w/films from around the world, various locations. 520628-1737 APR 16-17 CHANDLER Chandler Jazz Festival Downtown, A J Chandler Park - An exciting jazz fest featuring several bands in various venues. Free adm. Daily hours vary. 480-782-2665 APR 16-17 TEMPE Rotary River Rally Tempe Beach Park - Join the cardboard boat race or come to watch. Preview 16th, race 17th. Free.; 480-682-9065 APR 16-18 BUCKEYE Annual Buckeye Pioneer Days Community Church - There will be a pioneer luncheon followed by a full day of festivities in City Park. Parade, carnival, melodrama. 623-386-4820

APR 28-MAY 2 COTTONWOOD Verde Valley Fair Fairgrounds - Old time fair, entertainment, dances, carnival, livestock show & sale, arts, crafts, horticulture & floriculture. Adults/$5, over 64/$4, children 6-12/$3. 928-634-3290

APR 24-26 SUPERIOR Earth Arbor Day Boyce Thompson Arboretum - Live music, tips on tree care & planting, tree exhibits, kids’ activities, 11a-3p. $3/kids 5-12, $6/adults. 520-689-2811

APR 2-4 TUCSON Spring Artisans Market Tucson Museum of Art - 120+ of the finest artisans in the Southwest offering a wide variety of exquisite, handmade works.,10a-5p. Free parking & free museum adm. 520-624-2333

APR 3 PEORIA Pioneer Days Old Town Peoria - 6:30a pancake breakfast, parade 1011a. Festival, live entertainment, kid’s fest, food, big yard sale 8a-12p, outdoor movie 7:30p in Kiwanis Park. Free. 623-773-7198


Northern Arizona Sportsmen’s Expo May 1 • 10am-5pm May 2 • 10am-4pm Yavapai County Fairgrounds Coors Event Center Hwy. 89A • Prescott Valley, AZ Admission


• Ages 11 and under FREE Proceeds benefit elk and other wildlife

CASA GRANDE Greater Casa Grande C of C 575 N. Marshall St., 520-836-2125 CHANDLER Chandler C of C 25 S. Arizona Place # 201, 480-963-4571 COOLIDGE Coolidge C of C 320 W. Central Ave., 520-723-3009 DOUGLAS Douglas Visitor Center 1125 Pan American, 520-805-4047 FLAGSTAFF Lowell Observatory 1400 W. Mars Hill Rd., 928-774-3358 Museum of Northern Arizona 3101 N. Fort Valley Rd., 928-774-5211 Radisson Woodlands Hotel 1175 W. Route 66, 928-773-8888 The Inn at NAU San Francisco/McCreary Bldg #33, 928-523-1616 GLOBE Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park 150 N. Pine St., 928-425-0320 Globe-Miami C of C 1360 N. Broad St., 928-425-4495

PINETOP Holiday Inn Express 431 E. White Mountain Blvd., 928-367-6077 Hon-Dah Casino 777 Highway 260, 928-369-0299 Woodland Inn & Suites 458 E. White Mountain Blvd., 928-367-3636 PRESCOTT Forest Villas Hotel 3645 Lee Cir., 928-717-1200 Springhill Suites by Marriott 200 E. Sheldon St, 928-776-0998 SALOME McMullen Valley C of C 66710 Hwy 60, 928-859-3846 SCOTTSDALE Taliesin West 12621 N. Frank Lloyd Wright, 480-860-2700 The Events Group, Inc. 7121 E. 5th Ave., Ste. 16, 480-968-5353 Thunderbird Artists 13th Annual Scottsdale Fine Art & Chocolate Festival Scottsdale Pavilions (FEB 13-15), 480-837-5637 SHOW LOW Show Low Regional C of C 81 E. Deuce of Clubs, 928-537-2326 SPRINGERVILLE Springerville/Eagar Regional C of C 318 East Main, 928-333-2123 ST. DAVID Holy Trinity Monastery Highway 80 l south of St. David between Mile Post 302 and 303, 520-720-4642 SUPERIOR Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park 37615 Hwy. 60, 520-689-2723 SURPRISE West Valley Art Museum 17420 N. Avenue of the Arts, 623-972-0635

GOODYEAR Southwest Valley C of C 289 N. Litchfield Rd., 623-932-2260

TOMBSTONE Trail Riders Motel & RV Park 13 N. 7th St., 520-457-3573

GRAND CANYON Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn Hwy. 64, 928-638-2681 Quality Inn & Suites Grand Canyon Hwy 64 1 mi S. of Grand Canyon Nat’l Park 928-638-2673 Grand Canyon IMAX Theatre 928-638-2203 Monarch II Giftshop 928-638-4027

TONTO BASIN Rambo Realty & Investment Hwy 188, 928-978-0260

HOPE Ramblin Roads RV Resort 60650 E. Hwy. 60, 928-859-3187 HUACHUCA CITY Tombstone Territories RV Park 2111 E. Highway 82, 520-457-2584 JEROME Ghost City Inn Bed & Breakfast 541 N. Main Street, 928-634-4678 KINGMAN Powerhouse Visitor Center 120 W. Andy Devine, 928-753-6106 LAKESIDE Hidden Rest Resort 3448 Highway 260, 928-368-6336 MIAMI Moon Over Miami 418 Sullivan St, 928-473-8178 MONUMENT VALLEY (UTAH) Gouldings Lodge 435-727-3231 PAYSON Rim Country Regional C of C 100 W. Main Street, 928-474-4515 PEACH SPRINGS Grand Canyon Caverns & Resort LLC Mile Marker 115, Route 66, 928-422-3223 PHOENIX Desert's Edge RV Village 22623 N. Black Canyon Hwy, 602-789-6903 Greater Phoenix C of C 201 N. Central, 27th Fl., 602-254-5521

TUBAC Tubac Center of the Arts 9 Plaza Rd, 520-398-2371 TUCSON Arizona State Museum NE of UofA’s Main Gate at Park & Univ., 520-621-6302 Kitt Peak National Observatory Hwy 86 west, turn left on Hwy 386 (56 miles from Tucson), 520-318-8726 Spanish Trail Outfitters Inc. 11121 E. Escalante Rd., 520-749-0167 Starr Pass Golf Suites 3645 W. Starr Pass Blvd, 520-670-0500 Tucson Museum of Art 140 N. Main, 520-624-2333 Voyager RV Resort 8701 S. Kolb Rd., 520-574-5000 WHY Golden Ha:san Casino 1 1/2 miles east of Why on Hwy 86, 520-362-2746 WICKENBURG Wickenburg C of C 216 N Frontier Street, 928-684-5479 WILLCOX Willcox C of C & Ag 1500 N. Circle I Road, 520-384-2272 WILLIAMS Williams-Grand Canyon C of C 200 W. Railroad Avenue, 928-635-0273 WINDOW ROCK Navajo Nation Museum Hwy 264 & Post Office Loop Rd, 928-871-7941 WINSLOW Winslow C of C 300 W. North Rd., 928-289-2434 YUMA Oak Tree Inn 1731 So. Sunridge Dr., 928-539-9000 Westwind RV and Golf Resort 9797 E. 32nd Street, 928-342-2992

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