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EAST VALLEY FAVORITES

Arizona’s endless summer’s in the rearview mirror, and it’s time to get out and about once again. If you’re itching to see something other than your backyard pool, you don’t have to travel far! We’ve gathered 52 ideas for you—one for every weekend! Check out the East Valley’s most interesting, cool, and off-the-beatenpath spots to eat, see, explore, play, and maybe even learn something new.

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OCTOBER | NOVEMBER 2013

FROM GETTING YOUR Greek on at the Taste of Greek Festival to scoring the fattest Halloween pumpkins at Mother Nature’s Farm, we’ve got it all right here in one handy list that you can cut out and tack to the fridge. Now, who wants to paraglide? Or trapeze? Sky’s the limit!

Tempe By Diane Meehl

REAL LONDON BUS COMPANY: Enjoy a treasurehunt adventure with your friends while riding in style on a double-decker bus—just the way they do it across the pond! You’ll hit old Town Scottsdale, downtown Phoenix, and Tempe. reallondonbus.com TEMPE YARN & FIBER: Purls just wanna make fun! Sign up for a class and learn to weave, spin, knit, crochet, or dye yarn or fiber. tempeyarn.com

TEMPE IMPROV: First-class comedy at the Comedy Theatre nestled in the heart of downtown Tempe. Check their calendar to see which big names in comedy are playing this weekend! tempeimprov.com

CANDY ADDICT: Craving something sweet? Visit Candy Addict in downtown Tempe for a sweet dose of nostalgia and more than 1,500 types of candy! flash.candy-addict.com BOOKMAZE: Over 100,000 formerly loved volumes to buy, sell, or trade across two generously stacked floors. Go get lost in a good book at the Edge of the Maze Café with complimentary Wi-Fi and yummy beverages! bookmaze.com EXPRESSMIE: Is your exercise routine getting a little stale? Time to shake things up—maybe even walk on the wild side with a pole or striptease class! Get your confidence on! expressmie.com ALL WET SCUBA: Always wanted to try it? Why not now? allwetscuba.com