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Pinal NOW! October 2022 9 34 14 ARIZONA DAYS AT SKYDIVE ARIZONA LOCAL BARS & SALOONS OCTOBER EVENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS On the Cover ADVERTISER INDEX 12 23 PINALNOW YOUR GUIDE TO LOCAL EVENTS & HAPPENINGS! OCTOBER 2022 SKYDIVE ARIZONA CASA GRANDE • MARICOPA • FLORENCE COOLIDGE • ELOY • SUPERIOR 2022 FAI World ChampionshipsSkydivingOctober8-27, 2022 at Skydive www.skydiveaz.comArizona. Photo courtesy of Skydive Arizona. Photo by Alex Swindle A Storage Place of CG 37 ACP Painting LLC 39 AZ Quality Plumbing LLC 31 Brakemasters - Casa Grande 29 Casa Grande Family Dentistry 41 Central Arizona College 8 CGI Communications 10

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Departments/Librarywww.pinalcountyaz.gov/520.421.8710

San Carlos Park

Coolidge Municipal Airport

Car show will feature cars, trucks, motorcycles, lowriders, and classic vehicles. Awards will be presented for the best vehicles in the show.

Villago Park - Casa Grande

Open Friday-Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15. The Ostrich Ranch has an amazing variety of animals that visitors can watch and feed, including stingrays, goats, miniature donkeys, fallow deer, tortoises, and lots of ostriches!

Casawww.historicflorencefoundation.org520.840.9154Grande-OctoberLibraryEvents

Run Fast for Foster 5K Run

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Located by Picacho Peak State Park, just off I-10.

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October 1st

The City of Coolidge sponsors a Fly-In on the first Saturday of every month from October to April. Breakfast is served by the Coolidge Lions Club in front of the main hangar. Pilots can call Airport Manager James Myers with any questions.

The Pony Ranch

9:00PicachoAM-5:00 PM

Tumbleweed Inn - Eloy 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

StartingAM at the Villago Soccer Fields, choose from a 5K, 2.5K or 1K kids run. Prizes given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place runners in each category, but best of all, proceeds from your registration or sponsorship go to Pinal County foster children and teens. Event will take place at Villago Park, 3368 N. Pinal Avenue in Casa Grande.

Thewww.coolidgeaz.com/parks520.723.4551PonyRanchfeaturingTiny Town

Bobwww.thewindmillwinery.com520.858.6050VillaandtheSilverAcesBand

Live Music at the River Bottom: R.J. Band

Windmill Winery - Florence 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Gates will open at 5:30 PM and the event will start at 6:30 PM. Prizes will be awarded. Admission is $10 per vehicle. There will also be a goat ribbon pull for the little ones.

October 1st

Take a Hike at CG Mountain Challenge

Sat. 10/1: Sam Meric. Sun. 10/2: Jerry Larson. Visit the Wine Tasting Room page on the website for the Oct. live music schedule and hours. Located at 1140 W. Butte Ave. in Florence.

Casa Grande Mountain Take A Hike At CG Mountain Challenge is back from Oct. 1 - Oct. 29. It is a 30-day opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts of all abilities to hike multiple trails throughout Casa Grande Mountain Park. Participants will track their hikes and can choose when to complete their hikes. We have selected six hiking trails at CG Mountain to introduce you to the variety and beauty of your Casa Grande Mountain Park. See website for the trails list.

October events at the Casa Grande Main Library: Fall Break Reading Scavenger Hunt, Fun Van, Wednesday Matinees, Technology Classes, Desert Fun with Mitzi, Lunch Bunch Book Group, Community Blood Drive, Preschool Storytime, After School LEGO Club, and more! Visit the website for event details and a schedule of all upcoming events.

Coolidgewww.casagrandeaz.gov/calendar520.421.8677Days2022

RoosterVisitwww.coolidgeaz.com/flyin520.723.6075theOstrichRanchCogburnOstrichRanch

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October 1st

Great opportunity to see Bob Villa and his band! Located at 3802 W. Frontier St. in Eloy. Restaurant table reservations are recommended.

Event

itsyourrace.com/event.aspxwww.runfasterforfoster5k.CoolidgeAirportFly-In

Charles Whitlow Rodeo Arena - Florence 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

Move-in hours for entries is 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Show hours are 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

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River Bottom Bar & Grill - Florence 2:00 PM-6:00 PM

Historic Main Street - Superior

ThisCoolidgeyear’s Coolidge Days will take place on Sept. 30, Oct. 1, and Oct. 2 at San Carlos Park. There will be entertainment, food booths, arts and crafts vendors, community booths, carnival rides and games, and much more! Everyone is welcome. The parade will take place on Saturday at 10:00 AM. The 5K Run/Walk and Bike Ride starts at 8:00 AM and the Cornhole Tournament starts a 12:00 PM.

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A fun place for tiny cowboys and cowgirls to experience riding a pony and feeding ranch animals at the petting zoo. Visit the Pony Ranch Facebook page for their October hours. Located at 18536 W. Houser Rd. in Casa Grande.

The River Bottom Bar & Grill has 12 bands on their Oct. schedule. See their new website for the live music lineup. Located at 2501 North Highway 79 in Florence.

St.www.roostercogburn.com520.466.3658FrancisChurchFestival&Car Show

Casa Grande Main Library

WindmillLivewww.riverbottombar.com/events520.868.3131MusicThisWeekattheWinery

Lost Dutchman State Park events in October include: “WildfireFriends or Foe?,” “Music in the Park,” “Desert Birding,” “Legends of the Superstitions,” and an astronomy “Star Party.” See website for details. Some events are presented in Spanish.

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Livewww.casitaworkshop.comMusic&Karaoke

Tumbleweed Inn - Eloy

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October 2nd

Held on the first Monday of the month. $5 session fee. Meet others with an interest in creating with fabric, yarn, thread, or woolanything with fiber. Great for people who sew, quilt, spin, weave, crochet, knit, embroider, rug hook, or stitch. If you have a project you are currently working on, you can work on it during club time — or just come and hang out! Confirm this event on the website and RSVP to casitaworkshop@gmail.com if you plan to attend.

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October 2nd

Enjoy a unique experience–yoga in the lavender field! Imagine doing yoga between rows of lavender plants! All levels of experience welcome. Flow through a Vinyasa Sequence awakening and energizing your body. Refreshment will follow the yoga session. Cost $30. Registration available on the website. Also offered 11/13 and 12/11. www.lifeundertheoakslavenderfarm.com520.444.4453

Maricopa Library and Cultural Center

Casita Fiber & Fabric Club

San Carlos Park - Coolidge

October 2nd

Museum & Visitor Center

4:00 PM-6:00 PM

5:00 PM-8:00 PM

McFarland State Historic Park

Oct. events and meetings at the Maricopa Library: Computer Basics, A-Pop, D&D Adventurer’s League, Color Me Calm, Babytime, Toddler Time, Preschool Storytime, Friday Night Knits, Writer’s Group, 5Up Storytime, and more! Visit the website for a full listing of events at the Maricopa library.

October Events at Lost Dutchman State Park Apache Junction

Coolidge Days 2022

8:00OracleAM-9:30 AM

Yoga in the Lavender Field Life Under the Oaks Lavender Farm

Casita Workshop

October 3rd

Bob Villa on Mondays from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and live music on Friday and Saturday throughout the month. See their Facebook page for the Oct. live music schedule. Located at 3802 W. Frontier St. in Eloy. Reservations are recommended. facebook.com/tumbleweedinnaz520.466.9972

October 3rd

9:00FlorenceAM-5:00 PM

Maricopadutchman/eventswww.azstateparks.com/lost-480.982.4485Library-OctoberEvents

This year’s Coolidge Days will take place on Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, and Oct. 2 at San Carlos Park. There will be entertainment, food booths, arts and crafts vendors, community booths, carnival rides and games, and much more! Everyone is welcome. There will be a volleyball tournament today starting at 1:00 PM. www.coolidgeaz.com/parks520.723.4551

The museum and the visitor center are open Mon. through Sat., 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Oct. through Apr. Park entrance fee is $5 and free for ages 18 and under. Visit the AZ State Parks website to plan your visit. mcfarlandwww.azstateparks.com/520.868.5216

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The club also holds weekly “combat” dog fights and “glider” contests every Thursday starting at 10 a.m. at time to be set later in November and continuing through March. There also are monthly Drone & Helicopter Day events and radio control car races among other activities all of which are listed on the club’s website: www.

Feb. 11 will be another charity event for pets — the fifth annual P.I.N.A.L. Fly-In will raise money for the Pet’s in Need Action League.

Major event hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the second Saturday of the month.

The first event will be held Nov. 12 in celebration of National Model Aviation Day and will benefit the Hospice Charitable Fund of Central Arizona. The club has supported hospice the last fourTheyears.next event will be Dec. 10 and is the group’s annual Food Bank Fly-In, benefitting Casa Grande Food Bank for the ninth year.

the Valley Humane Society.

The Casa Grande RC Flyers is an Arizona nonprofit dedicated to promoting the hobby of model aviation and helping the community. Membership and other information can be found on the website.

cross wind runway and “petro mat” runway, a radio control car race track and drag race track, an onsite weather station with remote access, spectator bleachers for over 100 guests, a drone and helicopter pad with special flying area, a separate swap meet area, and much more.

All events are free, open to the public and held at the group’s airfield at 2725 S. Isom Road in Casa Grande, which is across from the public shooting range. Events support local charities that have representatives on hand to accept any donations offered.

The Casa Grande RC Flyers, an award-winning Academy of Model Aeronautics radio control hobby club, has set its schedule for major winter season events.

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CasaGrandeRCFlyers.com.Theclub’saward-winning facilities include two paved runways with a third

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Lastly, on March 11, the club will hold their 9th annual Air Show — its most popular event. This year’s air show will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sun Corridor.Ateach event, the club will hold a swap meet featuring radio control items for aircraft among other items. Food service usually is offered; parking is free.

On Jan. 14, 2023, the Flyers will hold their ninth Fly-In for Pets benefitting

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Superstition Mountain Museum

Pinal County Historical Museum

Explore the History of the Superstition Mountains

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TuesdayAM classes: Yoga Dynamics at 9:15 AM, Pilates ConneXion at 10:30 AM and Danz n Sculpt at 5:30 PM. The Live It Well Place offers a wide range of yoga, pilates, and fitness classes. Visit their website for the Oct. schedule. They also have other integrative health services such as therapeutic massage and reflexology. The studio is located at 6607 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon. www.liveitwellaz.com/schedule480.388.9808

Yoga and Pilates Classes

University of Arizona Biosphere 2 9:00OracleAM-4:00 PM

Oracle State Park

11:00FlorenceAM-4:00 PM

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

DAV Chapter 36 Pinal County

Vista Grande Library - Casa Grande October events at the Vista Grande library branch in Casa Grande: DropIn Craft, The Lounge, English as a Second Language, Kid’s Makerspace Class, Preschool Storytime, Literati Book Club, Toddler Storytime, Inklings Writers Group, Gardening, Family Gaming, Anime & Manga Club, and more. Search the calendar on the website for event details and the full schedule of upcoming events.

October 4th

Organized by Yoga Recovery & Healing Arts Project. Weekly yoga classes take place at Thrive Academy for Performing Arts in Casa Grande. See website for location details. $5 to $10 suggested donation per class. Bring a yoga mat. Vistawww.yogahealingartsproject.orgGrande-OctoberEvents

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

citizen-serviceswww.casagrandeaz.gov/senior-520.421.8760

Explore Pinal County’s History

October 4th

The Live It Well Place - Gold Canyon 9:15

October 3rd

Biospherewww.superstitionmountainmuseum.org480.983.48882Tours

Take a self-guided tour through the multi-level Kannally family home. The Mediterranean-revival style ranch house built from 1929-1933 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The tour offers a glimpse into early 20th century life in the southern Arizona high desert, and the creative family that lived there. Open daily. Park fee $7 per vehicle (1-4 adults). events/oracle-self-guided-tourswww.azstateparks.com/oracle/520.896.2425

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Biosphere 2 is a world-famous research facility operated by the University of Arizona and located near Oracle. The Biosphere 2 Experience allows visitors to tour the interior of the facility. This fascinating, familyfriendly experience is guided by a mobile app. Download the tour app prior to arrival. Tickets must be purchased online. Open daily from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. www.biosphere2.org520.621.4800

All-Levels Yoga Class with Tiffany Thrive Academy

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

DAV is a national nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year nationally. Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 36 serves veterans in Pinal County. Located at 320 E. Central Ave. in Coolidge. A weekly Koffee Klatch is also held on Tuesdays from 7:00 - 10:00 AM. Activitieswww.dav36.org520.494.3283forSeniors - October

Dorothy Powell Senior Center Casa Grande

Apache Junction

Casa Grande

October hours are Tue.-Sun. 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The museum sits on 14 acres of Sonoran desert and the exhibits include artifacts, art work, memorabilia, mining equipment, Indigenous history, an outdoor model railroad exhibit, and much more. Admission $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, $4 for students 11-17. Free admission for children 10 and under.

5:30CoolidgePM-6:30 PM

AmericanMonthlywww.pinalcountyhistoricalmuseum.org520.868.4382Meeting-DAV36(DisabledVeterans)

The museum is open Tue.-Sat. and has a wide range of exhibits, including Native American culture, day-to-day life in early Florence, 2nd Territorial Prison artifacts, antique clothing, cactus furniture, farm machinery, vintage fire engines, and much more. Admission is $7 for adults, under 18 free. Free admission on first Sat. of each month.

The Dorothy Powell Senior Center provides residents the opportunity to experience recreational, cultural, and educational programming in a friendly atmosphere. Open to individuals 50 years of age or older. Activities include health and fitness, dance, pool, cards, walking club, bingo, art, and more. The monthly activity calendar is posted on the City of Casa Grande website.

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San Tan Valley Library

Live Music at San Tan Flat: Rod Kent Queen Creek

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Live music tonight: StoneMags Big Show. Check the website and Facebook page for the weekend live music and DJ schedule. www.alattevino.com/music-events520.788.6677

Paint and sip events very Wednesday at The Roost in Maricopa. Party starts at 7:00 PM! Visit website for more info and to sign up. Contact Kaui Wilson at KauiWilson.Art@ gmail.com or on social media: @KauiWilson. www.theartandsip.com602.796.8194

Visit the Pinal County library website for event details and the full schedule of October library events and meetings.

TheMaricopaEntertainment Center offers movies, bowling, laser tag, an arcade, parties & events, and more. See the Ak-Chin Circle website and Facebook page for this month’s featured events. www.ak-chincircle.com520.568.3456

October 5th

Open 12:00 to 4:00 PM Wed. through Sat. Collections include historic artifacts, archives, photography, and more. The exhibits portray the development of mining, agriculture, railroad expansion, settlement, and technology. Admission is $5/adults, $4/seniors and is free for children and members. Located at 110 W. Florence Blvd.

San Tan Flat has live music Wed/Thu from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and Fri/Sat 7:00 to 11:00 PM. Located at 6185 W. Hunt Highway in Queen Creek. This week: Rod Kent, Neil Bunker, and Curt n Rod.

Pinal County

Art & Sip

The Coolidge Rotary Club was established in 1937 and is a part of Rotary International. Meets on the first and third Wed. of every month.

Oraclewww.santanflat.com480.882.2995FarmersMarket

October 5th

October 4th

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Coolidge Rotary Club Monthly Meeting

KaraokeTrading-Post-1129825760382220Farmers-Market-at-Sue-Jerrys-www.facebook.com/Oracle-withJamesG.

October events at the San Tan Valley library branch include: Read Intrigue discussion group, Story Station, Seniors Game Day, Tiny Tales, Yarn Crafters, Creative Haven, Take & Make Crafts, Bubble Pop Ultra, Love & Loss Grief Support Group, Creative Haven, and more!

October 5th

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Wednesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in October. Located at 1015 W. American Ave. in downtown Oracle. The market offers specialty food and fresh baked goods, produce, live music, artisan vendors, and more. Great atmosphere and lots of fun! See their Facebook posts each week for market info.

Sue & Jerry’s Trading Post 6:00OraclePM-9:00 PM

Gallopin’ Goose 7:00CoolidgePM-11:00 PM

October 5th

Virtual Career Expo

The Museum of Casa Grande Casa Grande

Achieve Pinal

Departments/Librarywww.pinalcountyaz.gov/520.866.8035

San Tan ValleyOctober Library Events

7:00 AM-8:00 AM

Coolidge Chamber of Commerce

The Roost Sports Bar & Cafe 7:00MaricopaPM-9:00 PM

Local initiative that allows students and adults to explore career opportunities, with a focus on Pinal County. Content is delivered online and features career exploration interviews with Pinal County professionals who work in a wide variety of trades and professions. Discover what is required for careers you’re interested in. Includes information about college access and scholarships.

EntertainmentEventsexpo.htmlwww.achievepinal.com/career-520.836.6868atAk-ChinCircleCenter

Livewww.tmocg.org520.836.2223MusicatALatte

Vino

The Gallopin’ Goose has karaoke every Wednesday with new host James G. Check their Facebook page for the weekend DJ schedule. Located at 1980 S. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge. www.facebook.com/gallopingoose520.723.0300

Casa Grande

Explorewww.rotaryclubcoolidge.orgLocalHistory

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Maricopa Chamber of Commerce monthly Women in Business committee meeting. See the Chamber website for more member events, including networking mixers. calendarwww.maricopachamber.org/520.568.9573

McFarland State Historic Park 11:00FlorenceAM-12:30 PM

This brief history starts with Conquistador Francisco Vasquez de Coronado’s 1540 expedition and covers Catholic missions, mining, Native American conflicts, Wild West legends, Mormon immigration, ranching, farming, health seekers, education, tourism, moviemaking, and biographies ranging from Father Eusebio Kino to Sandra Day O’Connor. atLivemcfarlandwww.azstateparks.com/520.868.5216MusicThisWeektheWindmillWinery Thu.5:00FlorencePM10/6:

The Roost Sports Bar & Cafe 7:00MaricopaPM-8:30 PM

Meeting

This community event is open to the public. Held at multiple locations at the Signal Peak Campus.

October 6th

Central Arizona College - Signal Peak 9:00CoolidgeCampusAM-2:00 PM

Apache JunctionOctober Library Events

Arizona Zipline Adventures

October 6th

October 6th Comedy Night & Karaoke

October 7th

Visit the Casa Grande Ruins Casa Grande Ruins National Monument 9:00CoolidgeAM-4:00 PM

Zipline EcoTours

Learn about Arizona’s Geology Pinal Geology & Mineral Museum

OpenCoolidgeWed.-Sat. from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Exhibits include fossils from all over the world, gems and minerals, and children’s activities. Check their website for information on monthly meetings of the Pinal County Gem and Mineral Society. The museum is located at 351 N. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge. ofErnestwww.pinalgeologymuseum.org520.723.3009Talks:AHistorytheGrandCanyonState

The Zipline EcoTour allows you to zip on 5 different spans ranging in length from 400 to 1,500 ft. and lasts approximately 2 hours. Open Thursday through Sunday by reservation only. See website for details. Located on Mt. Lemmon Rd. in Oracle. Moonlight and Sunset Zipline experiences will be available this fall.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum 8:00SuperiorAM-5:00 PM

Visitwww.facebook.com/TheRoostAZ520.568.5338theArboretum

The Roost has Comedy Night every Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Free admission to this stand-up comedy show. They also have Karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 10:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Located at 20800 N. John Wayne Pkwy in Maricopa.

Apache Junction Public Library October events at the Apache Junction library branch include: Seed Celebration and a Resume Workshop by Arizona at Work. Search the online calendar for event details and the full schedule of upcoming events at all branches. Departments/Librarywww.pinalcountyaz.gov/480.474.8555

Maricopa Library and Cultural Center 10:00 AM-11:00 AM

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Discover Arizona’s first and oldest botanical garden, situated on 343 acres of scenic upland desert with nearly five miles of trail. See website for tours, special events and visitor information. Located 4 miles west of Superior on Hwy. 60.

October 5th

Blood Drive

EVENTS CALENDAR

Communitywww.btarboretum.org520.689.2723RecreationCenter

8:00OracleAM-5:00 PM

Highway Outlaws. Sat. 10/8: Kenny Samuelson. Sun. 10/9: Rudy Garcia. Visit the Wine Tasting Room page on the website for the Oct. live music schedule and hours. Located at 1140 W. Butte Ave. in Florence. www.thewindmillwinery.com520.858.6050

Open Monday-Friday from 5:15 AM to 9:00 PM. Saturday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Closed Sunday. Facilities include a fitness center, gym, indoor walking/jogging track, community meeting space, and more. The CRC offers a variety of group fitness and sports activities and classes. See website for the October group fitness and gymnasium schedules. www.casagrandeaz.gov/crc520.421.8600

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The Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is open daily, including the monument, museum exhibits, movie theater, monument bookstore, and picnic area. Free admission. www.nps.gov/cagr520.723.3172

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. In honor and celebration of family and friends affected by breast cancer, the Casa Grande Community is invited to Party in Pink – a Zumba party fundraiser! All proceeds will be donated to Alliance Cancer Support Center. Suggested donation of $5 per person. Come out and DANCE for a good cause! Ages 13-15 must be accompanied by an adult. www.casagrandeaz.gov/calendar520.421.8677

October 8th

5:00FlorencePM-9:00 PM

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craft vendors, music and a 50/50 raffle. 11 classes of cars & trucks. New this year is a motorcycle class. Awards at 2 PM. Free admission for spectators. Vehicle registration at 10:00 AM. Entry fee for vehicles is $20.

Community Recreation Center

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9:00PicachoAM-5:00 PM

MonogramOctoberwww.florenceazchamber.com520.868.9433DrawingClub-Floral

Divine Art Institute - Casa Grande 9:00 AM-12:30 PM

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Visit the Ostrich Ranch

October Art Exploration Hour

Divine Art Institute

10th Annual Veteran Stand Down and Resource Fair

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

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October 7th

River Bottom Bar & Grill

In true Inktober fashion, create this personalized monogram ink drawing using various pens and fun floral patterns. Make one for yourself or as a gift for a friend. Students should prepare to get dirty! (dress accordingly or bring your own art apron). Cost is $15/student. All art supplies are provided. Register online. www.divineartinstitute.com520.340.4162

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NightPMjumps are one of the most beautiful and surreal experiences you can have in the sky. See the website for special requirements. Offered monthly.

EVENTS CALENDAR

Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

Pita Patio Grill

The Pita Patio Grill is located at 235 W. Coolidge Ave. Check their Facebook page for more live music and other events.

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Copper

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October 8th

The market is held on the porch at McFarland State Park in Historic Florence on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Sponsored by Florence Copper. The market features produce from local farmers, farm fresh eggs, meat, cheese, bread, sweets, coffee & tea, seasonings, and many other locally made artisan products.

5:30CoolidgePM-8:30 PM

The River Bottom Bar & Grill has 12 bands on their Oct. schedule. See their new website for the Oct. live music lineup. Located at 2501 North Highway 79 in Florence.

Partywww.riverbottombar.com/events520.868.3131inPinkZumbathon

6:30 PM-8:00 PM

7:00CoolidgeAM-1:00 PM

10th annual event for veterans. Located at 5497 W. McCartney Rd. in Coolidge. Open to all U.S. military veterans in need of support and resources. There will be a pinning ceremony for Veterans at 10:00 AM. Contact HOHP for transportation information.

Skydive Arizona

Open Friday-Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15. The Ostrich Ranch has an amazing variety of animals that visitors can watch and feed, including stingrays, goats, miniature donkeys, fallow deer, tortoises, and lots of ostriches! Located by Picacho Peak State Park, just off I-10.

Town Days Car & Motorcycle Show San Manuel High School

10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Food & See website for

COFFEE PERFECTFRIENDS&MAKETHEBLEND Maricopa’s Best Coffee Shop, Wine Bar & Cafe Honeycutt Coffee is your local neighborhood coffee shop with pastries, breakfast sandwiches, specialty coffee drinks, and a small boutique. We are locally owned and operated with a focus on customer service and satisfaction. Our goal is to provide the community with a safe place to meet, gather and enjoy conversations with delicious coffee drinks and delicious eats! Monday-Thursday 5am-7pm Friday SundaySaturday5am-8pm6am-8pm6am-3pm 44400 Honeycutt Rd #109 Maricopa, AZ 85138 (520) www.honeycuttcoffeecafe.com510-4468

October 5th Rod 6:00KentPM-9:00 PM

October 6th

October 13th

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 15th

October 28th

Jerry Larson 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

October 8th Sandy Hathaway

The RJ Band 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 16th

October 22nd Sierra Sound 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

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October 29th Kim 5:00EntertainmentPM-8:00PM

October 9th

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

Todd & The Two Tars 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 1st Highway 260 7:00 PM-11:00 PM

October 22nd

A Touch of Class

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 21st

October 2nd

Bob 6:00VillaPM-9:00 PM

October 8th Kenny Samuelson

October 14th

5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Sean Lewis

A Latte Vino

Matt Rider

Jay 6:00SuedmeyerPM-9:00PM

Local Bars & Saloons

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

5:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 7th

October 29th

San Tan Flat

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Awake at Midnight 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Sam Meric 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 15th

October Events

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Windmill Winery

Rudy Garcia

October 23rd Bob 12:00VillaPM- 4:00 PM

The Highway Outlaws 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

Todd & The Two Tars

October 30th Warren Young 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM

JC & Laney

October 6th Neil 6:00BunkerPM-9:00 PM

October 1st

October 20th

LOCAL BARS & SALOONS

Christopher Ruhe

October 28th

LOCAL BARS & SALOONS

October 31st Bob 5:00VillaPM-8:00 PM

October 20th Neil 6:00BunkerPM-9:00 PM

October 26th Rod 6:00KentPM-9:00 PM

Tumbleweed Inn

7:00 PM-11:00 PM

October 27th Britney Burns 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 13th Britney Burns

October 15th Night Flight 7:00 PM-11:00 PM

Ryan and the Renegades

October 10th Bob 5:00VillaPM-8:00 PM

Arizona Blacktop

October 24th Bob 5:00VillaPM-8:00 PM

October 22nd Curt n Rod 7:00 PM-11:00 PM

Ryan and the Renegades

7:00 PM-11:00 PM

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 21st Curt n Rod

7:00 PM-11:00 PM

October 14th Bob Villa and the Silver 6:00Aces PM-9:00 PM

7:00 PM-11:00 PM

October 12th Rod 6:00KentPM-9:00 PM

October 29th

7:00 PM-11:00 PM

October 3rd Bob 5:00VillaPM-8:00 PM

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October 7th

November 3rd Neil 6:00BunkerPM-9:00 PM

October 19th Rod 6:00KentPM-9:00 PM

October 17th Bob 5:00VillaPM-8:00 PM

7:00 PM-11:00 PM

October 8th Arizona Blacktop

October 1st Bob Villa and the Silver Aces 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

October 14th Night Flight

November 2nd Rod 6:00KentPM-9:00 PM

All race proceeds will go to helping “stock the shelves” of the Eloy Veterans Center and The Santa Cruz Valley Food Pantry. Register online ($40) or on race day ($45) starting at 6:30 AM at Main Street Park. See website for race details. Olivia Calderon will sing the national anthem.

Tumbleweed Inn - Eloy 5:00 PM-8:00 PM

A fun place for tiny cowboys and cowgirls to experience riding a pony and feeding ranch animals at the petting zoo. Visit the Pony Ranch Facebook page for their October hours. Located at 18536 W. Houser Rd. in Casa Grande.

Thrive Academy - Casa Grande 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

FAIwww.yogahealingartsproject.org520.532.2337WorldSkydivingChampionships

University of Arizona Biosphere 2 BiosphereOracle 2 is a world-famous research facility operated by the University of Arizona and located near Oracle. The Biosphere 2 Experience allows visitors to tour the interior of the facility. This fascinating, familyfriendly experience is guided by a mobile app. Download the tour app prior to arrival. Tickets must be purchased online. Open daily from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. www.biosphere2.org520.621.4800

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The Live It Well Place - Gold Canyon Gold TuesdayCanyonclasses: Yoga Dynamics at 9:15 AM, Pilates ConneXion at 10:30 AM and Danz n Sculpt at 5:30 PM. The Live It Well Place offers a wide range of yoga, pilates, and fitness classes. Visit their website for the Oct. schedule. They also have other integrative health services such as therapeutic massage and reflexology. The studio is located at 6607 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon. Explorewww.liveitwellaz.com/schedule480.388.9808PinalCounty’sHistory

11:00FlorenceAM-4:00 PM

Takes place from Oct. 8 to Oct. 27 with competitions happening in multiple categories. Check the Facebook page for event updates during the month and visit forskydivingworldchampionships.comwww.theschedule.

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Tiny Town

Livemcfarlandwww.azstateparks.com/520.868.5216Music&Karaoke

Biosphere 2 Tours

October 11th

2022 Heroes Against Hunger 5K Run Main Street Park - Eloy 6:30 AM-8:30 AM

Pinal County Historical Museum

Pinal County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Pinal County Administrative Complex Board9:30FlorenceAMmeetings are broadcast live and the public may access the meeting on the BOS Videos page on the Pinal County website. Board agendas are available at sessiontotheFlorence.Courthouse,Meetingsnovusagenda.com/agendapublic.www.pinal.areheldinthe1891Historic135NorthPinalStreetinAnyonewishingtoaddressboardmaydosoduringtheCallPublicat9:30AMduringregularboardmeetings. Pages/Home.aspxwww.pinalcountyaz.gov/bos/520.866.6068

Monthly all-ages open mic event is open to all creative artists, including singers/songwriters, spoken word, poetry, dance, and comedy. Doors open for sign-up at 5:30 PM. Open mic starts at 6:00 PM, with a maximum of 10 minutes for each performer. Microphones and sound system provided. $5-$10 suggested donation. Presented by the Yoga Recovery & Healing Arts Project and the BlackBox Foundation.

McFarland State Historic Park 9:00FlorenceAM-5:00 PM

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The museum and the visitor center are open Mon. through Sat., 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Oct. through Apr. Park entrance fee is $5 and free for ages 18 and under. Visit the AZ State Parks website to plan your visit.

October 11th

Yoga and Pilates Classes

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October 9th

October 1oth

Museum & Visitor Center

Open Mic Night - Casa Grande

Organized by Yoga Recovery & Healing Arts Project. Weekly yoga classes take place at Thrive Academy for Performing Arts in Casa Grande. See website for location details. $5 to $10 suggested donation per class. Bring a yoga mat. www.yogahealingartsproject.org

All-Levelstumbleweedinnazwww.facebook.com/520.466.9972YogaClasswith

The museum is open Tue.-Sat. and has a wide range of exhibits, including Native American culture, day-to-day life in early Florence, 2nd Territorial Prison artifacts, antique clothing, cactus furniture, farm machinery, vintage fire engines, and much more. Admission is $7 for adults, under 18 free. Free admission on first Sat. of each month. www.pinalcountyhistoricalmuseum.org520.868.4382

October 12th

theponyranchfeaturingtinytownwww.facebook.com/480.236.4500

October 8th

The Tumbleweed Inn has Bob Villa on Mon. from 5:00 to 8:00 PM, karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and live music on Fri. and Sat. throughout the month. Bob Villa and the Silver Aces Band will play on Fri. 10/14 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. See their Facebook page for the Oct. live music schedule. Located at 3802 W. Frontier St. in Eloy. Reservations are recommended.

BlackBox Foundation Theatre

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

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Robson Ranch built in 2021. One-of-akind private homesite with all upgrades including kitchen cabinets and appliances, gorgeous flooring, neutral colors with all the benefits of a new build without the wait.

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Stunning, updated home with a 3 car garage!! Newer porcelain plank tile and carpet with upgraded padding. This home is gorgeous and move in ready. Enjoy the large backyard with a nice shade tree and covered patio.

Open floor plan with formal dining in living room and eat-in kitchen, vaulted ceilings and fireplace. Bay windows. Low maintenance backyard backs to the common area.

Great home in College Park with no HOA. Family room and living room, split floor plan, located on a large corner lot with RV gate, 2 car garage with extended work area.

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Tan Flat: Rod Kent

San Tan Flat has live music Wed/Thu from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and Fri/Sat

Sue & Jerry’s Trading Post - Oracle 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

The Museum of Casa Grande

12:00 PM-4:00 PM

7:00CoolidgeAM-9:00 AM

Senior food box distribution takes place on the second Thursday of each month. Located at 1280 North Arizona Blvd in Coolidge. For seniors only, age 60 and up. Please bring your ID. Volunteers are welcome. Check website for other food distribution days in October. www.hopeinternationalfoodpantry.org520.233.6699

Explore Local History

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The Gallopin’ Goose has karaoke every Wednesday with new host James G. Check their Facebook page for the weekend DJ schedule. Located at 1980 S. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge. www.facebook.com/gallopingoose520.723.0300

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October 12th

Karaoke with James G. Gallopin’ Goose 7:00CoolidgePM-11:00 PM

Art & Sip

The Roost Sports Bar & Cafe

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Food Box Distribution Day for Seniors Hope International Food Pantry

Open 12:00 to 4:00 PM Wed. through Sat. Collections include historic artifacts, archives, photography, and more. The exhibits portray the development of mining, agriculture, railroad expansion, settlement, and technology. Admission is $5/adults, $4/seniors and is free for children and members. Located at 110 W. Florence Blvd.

Livewww.tmocg.org520.836.2223MusicatSan

7:00MaricopaPM-9:00 PM

Oraclewww.santanflat.com480.882.2995FarmersMarket

October 12th

October 12th

7:00 to 11:00 PM. Located at 6185 W. Hunt Highway in Queen Creek. This week: Rod Kent, Britney Burns, and Night Flight.

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

7:00 “Seussical”PM is fun for the whole family! Performers of all ages will portray the characters from the familiar Dr. Seuss fables. There will be five performances from Oct. 12 to Oct. 15. “Seussical” is the first main stage show of Maricopa Community Theatre’s 13th season. See website for ticket info. www.maricopacommunitytheatre.org

Queen Creek

Visit website for more info and to sign up. Contact Kaui Wilson at KauiWilson.Art@gmail.com or on social media: @KauiWilson. www.theartandsip.com602.796.8194

Casa Grande

Paint and sip events very Wednesday at The Roost in Maricopa. Party starts at 7:00 PM!

Wednesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in October. Located at 1015 W. American Ave. in downtown Oracle. The market offers specialty food and fresh baked goods, produce, live music, artisan vendors, and more. Great atmosphere and lots of fun! See their Facebook posts each week for market info.

October 12th

Casita Workshop - Casa Grande

9:00PicachoAM-5:00 PM

Departments/Librarywww.pinalcountyaz.gov/520.421.8710

Newcomers and Neighbors of Casa Grande - Meet & Greet Central Meeting Hall

Maricopa Car Boot Sale

Zipline EcoTours

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Visitwww.facebook.com/TheRoostAZ520.568.5338theArboretum

Discover Arizona’s first and oldest botanical garden, situated on 343 acres of scenic upland desert with nearly five miles of trail. See website for tours, special events and visitor information. Located 4 miles west of Superior on Hwy. 60. www.btarboretum.org520.689.2723

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The Zipline EcoTour allows you to zip on 5 different spans ranging in length from 400 to 1,500 ft. and lasts approximately 2 hours. Open Thursday through Sunday by reservation only. See website for details. Located on Mt. Lemmon Rd. in Oracle. Moonlight and Sunset Zipline experiences will be available this fall.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Car Boot Sale (Trunk Sale). Sellers can start setting up at 6:30 AM. Buyers will be admitted starting at 8:00 AM. Located at the lake at Copper Sky. See the website for details and FAQ. Check website to confirm dates.

October 13th

Copper Sky Recreation Complex

8:00MaricopaAM-2:00 PM

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument 9:00CoolidgeAM-4:00 PM

Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

7:00“Seussical”PM is fun for the whole family! Performers of all ages will portray the characters from the familiar Dr. Seuss fables. There will be five performances from Oct. 12 to Oct. 15. “Seussical” is the first main stage show of Maricopa Community Theatre’s 13th season. See website for ticket info.

Sign up today to save a life! Register with Vitalant at org/dwp/portal/dwa.www.donors.vitalant.

The RJ Band. Sat. 10/15: Todd & the Two-Tars. Sun. 10/16: Sean Lewis. Visit the Wine Tasting Room page on the website for the Oct. live music schedule and hours. Located at 1140 W. Butte Ave. in Florence. www.thewindmillwinery.com520.858.6050

10:00 AM-2:00 PM

Pinal Geology & Mineral Museum

The Roost has Comedy Night every Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Free admission to this stand-up comedy show. They also have Karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 10:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Located at 20800 N. John Wayne Pkwy in Maricopa.

7:00MaricopaPM-8:30 PM

Oct. 13 and Oct. 27. This is a 2-session workshop, one day to form and one day to glaze. For adults and teens 13+. Some clay experience is needed. Workshop fee: $45 + purchase clay on site. See website to register.

October 14th

on page

Visitwww.nps.gov/cagr520.723.3172theOstrichRanch

Communitywww.roostercogburn.com520.466.3658BloodDrive

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Learnwww.ziparizona.com520.308.9350aboutArizona’sGeology

October 13th

Casa Grande 5:30 PM-6:30 PM

atLivewww.casitaworkshop.comMusicThisWeektheWindmillWinery

The Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Casa Grande is a great place to meet new friends. Learn about the many activities offered by the Newcomers and Neighbors Club of Casa Grande. Come learn more at an orientation meeting, held on the second Thursday of most months. Meetings take place at 408 N. Sacaton Street. Confirm event on website.

Comedywww.maricopacommunitytheatre.orgNight&Karaoke

The Roost Sports Bar & Cafe

OpenCoolidgeWed.-Sat. from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Exhibits include fossils from all over the world, gems and minerals, and children’s activities. Check their website for information on monthly meetings of the Pinal County Gem and Mineral Society. The museum is located at 351 N. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge.

Ceramicswww.pinalgeologymuseum.org520.723.3009-PlayWithClay

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8:00SuperiorAM-5:00 PM

Visitwww.maricopacarbootsale.comtheCasaGrandeRuins

The Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is open daily, including the monument, museum exhibits, movie theater, monument bookstore, and picnic area. Free admission.

Open Friday-Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15. The Ostrich Ranch has an amazing variety of animals that visitors can watch and feed, including stingrays, goats, miniature donkeys, fallow deer, tortoises, and lots of ostriches! Located by Picacho Peak State Park, just off I-10.

8:00OracleAM-5:00 PM

Casa Grande Main Library

October 14th

7:00 “Seussical”PM is fun for the whole family! Performers of all ages will portray the characters from the familiar Dr. Seuss fables. There will be five performances from Oct. 12 to Oct. 15. “Seussical” is the first main stage show of Maricopa Community Theatre’s 13th season. See website for ticket info. www.maricopacommunitytheatre.org

Live music tonight: Jay Suedmeyer. Check the website and Facebook page for the weekend live music and DJ schedule.

The River Bottom Bar & Grill has 12 bands on their Oct. schedule. See their new website for the Oct. live music lineup. Located at 2501 North Highway 79 in Florence.

Each ticket includes two complimentary drink tickets, limited access to the gardens, and light bites catered by Bella’s Marketplace and Cafe. A tour of the Smith Display Greenhouses will be offered at 5:30 pm. The tour is free (with event admission), but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Continue your evening in Superior at Bella’s Cafe and stroll through their one-of-a-kind marketplace during Superior’s Second Friday event. Arb After Hours is a 21+ event. Register on website.

Includes storytelling by Zarco Guerrero, hands-on activities for the family, Mariachi Nueva Era music & Ballet Folklorico Del Sol, food and fun activities! No charge for kids 18/under. $12 at the door for adults. Located at 715 S. Main St. in Florence.

1:00 PM-5:00 PM

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presentsMaricopawww.centrallutheranaz.org/craft-fairCommunityTheatre“Seussical-TheMusical”

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Arb After Hours - Second Fridays

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

5:00 PM-8:00 PM

2nd Annual Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

Pita Patio Grill

Two performances today at 2:00 and 7:00 PM. “Seussical” is fun for the whole family! Performers of all ages will portray the characters from the familiar Dr. Seuss fables. There will be five performances from Oct. 12 to Oct. 15. “Seussical” is the first main stage show of Maricopa Community Theatre’s 13th season. See website for ticket info.

Town of Superior 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

presentsMaricopawww.superiorarizonachamber.org520.689.0200CommunityTheatre“Seussical-TheMusical”

2:00 PM

Craft/Vendor Fair

The Pita Patio Grill is located at 235 W. Coolidge Ave. Check their Facebook page for more live music and other events.

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5:00FlorencePM-9:00 PM

Historic Downtown Casa Grande

Casa Grande Neon Sign Park Concerts are held in conjunction with Casa Grande Mainstreet’s Downtown After Dark Series, offering special promotions and activities by Downtown Merchants from 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Bring your own chair to enjoy free live entertainment from 6:00 - 7:30 PM.

October 15th

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Superiorwww.facebook.com/coolidgerocks520.635.5576SecondFridays

www.alattevino.com/music-events520.788.6677

Enjoy music in the park at Main Street & Magma. Shops will be open late! Takes place on the second Friday each month.

Central Lutheran Church - Arizona City Open to the public from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Another Craft Fair will be held at the Central Lutheran Church in Casa Grande on Oct. 22. Fundraiser featuring local crafters and vendors, bake sale, and food service available. Free admission for shoppers.

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Come to Historic Downtown Casa Grande for a fun Friday evening experience! This event is hosted by Casa Grande Mainstreet.

River Bottom Bar & Grill

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The Museum of Casa Grande

5:00 PM-7:30 PM

The museum is open Tue.-Sat. and has a wide range of exhibits, including Native American culture, day-to-day life in early Florence, 2nd Territorial Prison artifacts, antique clothing, cactus furniture, farm machinery, vintage fire engines, and much more. Admission is $7 for adults, under 18 free. Free admission on first Sat. of each month.

The Pony Ranch featuring Tiny Town The Pony Ranch - Casa Grande

11:00FlorenceAM-4:00 PM

October 15th

A fun place for tiny cowboys and cowgirls to experience riding a pony and feeding ranch animals at the petting zoo. Visit the Pony Ranch Facebook page for their October hours. Located at 18536 W. Houser Rd. in Casa Grande.

www.pinalcountyhistoricalmuseum.org520.868.4382

The Tumbleweed Inn has Bob Villa on Mon. from 5:00 to 8:00 PM karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and live music on Fri. and Sat. throughout the month. See their Facebook page for the Oct. live music schedule. Located at 3802 W. Frontier St. in Eloy. Reservations are recommended.

Divine Art Institute - Casa Grande 9:00 AM-11:30 AM

Open 12:00 to 4:00 PM Wed. through Sat. Collections include historic artifacts, archives, photography, and more. The exhibits portray the development of mining, agriculture, railroad expansion, settlement, and technology. Admission is $5/adults, $4/seniors and is free for children and members. Located at 110 W. Florence Blvd. of29thwww.tmocg.org520.836.2223AnnualChamberCommerceBusiness Showcase

The Property Conference Center

October 18th October Dynamic Duo

October 18th

Thrive Academy - Casa Grande

Explore Pinal County’s History

Casa Grande

Yogawww.biosphere2.org520.621.4800andPilatesClasses

Explore Local History

Tiffany

Livewww.azstateparks.com/mcfarland520.868.5216Music&Karaoke

All-Levelstumbleweedinnazwww.facebook.com/520.466.9972YogaClasswith

Organized by Yoga Recovery & Healing Arts Project. Weekly yoga classes take place at Thrive Academy for Performing Arts in Casa Grande. See website for location details. $5 to $10 suggested donation per class. Bring a yoga mat. www.yogahealingartsproject.org

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

The Live It Well Place - Gold Canyon Tuesday classes: Yoga Dynamics at 9:15 AM, Pilates ConneXion at 10:30 AM and Danz n Sculpt at 5:30 PM. The Live It Well Place offers a wide range of yoga, pilates, and fitness classes. Visit their website for the Oct. schedule. They also have other integrative health services such as therapeutic massage and reflexology. The studio is located at 6607 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon. www.liveitwellaz.com/schedule480.388.9808

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Tumbleweed Inn - Eloy 5:00 PM-8:00 PM

UniversityBiospherewww.divineartinstitute.com520.340.41622ToursofArizonaBiosphere 2

BiosphereOracle 2 is a world-famous research facility operated by the University of Arizona and located near Oracle. The Biosphere 2 Experience allows visitors to tour the interior of the facility. This fascinating, familyfriendly experience is guided by a mobile app. Download the tour app prior to arrival. Tickets must be purchased online. Open daily from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Plan to attend the premier indoor fall showcase event, with booths from over 45 Chamber of Commerce member businesses. Free admission and the public is invited to attend. Meet local Chamber-member business owners and employees and learn about the many products and services Casa Grande has to offer. Includes drawings and prizes. Location is 1251 West Gila Bend Highway. EvtListing.aspxwww.cca.casagrandechamber.org/520.836.2125

Dynamic Duo is a class designed as a block class for students who want to attend both drawing club and homeschool art back to back. Cost is $25/student per class. All supplies provided. See website for class details and to register.

theponyranchfeaturingtinytownwww.facebook.com/480.236.4500

McFarland State Historic Park 9:00FlorenceAM-5:00 PM

Pinal County Historical Museum

October 19th

Museum & Visitor Center

The museum and the visitor center are open Mon. through Sat., 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Oct. through April. Park entrance fee is $5, and free for ages 18 and under. Visit the AZ State Parks website to plan your visit.

October 19th

San Tan Flat has live music Wed/Thu from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and Fri/Sat 7:00 to 11:00 PM. Located at 6185 W. Hunt Highway in Queen Creek. This week: Rod Kent, Neil Bunker, and Arizona Blacktop.

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October 2oth

Arizona Zipline Adventures

The Gallopin’ Goose has karaoke every Wednesday with new host James G. Check their Facebook page for the weekend DJ schedule. Located at 1980 S. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge.

atLive520.423.8688MusicThisWeektheWindmillWinery

Copa Seniors meet on the third Thursday of the month. Come learn about new events and up to date information for your community, Bring your questions as well! Great time to meet new people and different senior groups.

Copa Seniors Meeting

October 2oth 2nd Annual Hoedown - Grande Central Station Inc. Landmark Event Center

The Roost has Comedy Night every Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Free admission to this stand-up comedy show. They also have Karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 10:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Located at 20800 N. John Wayne Pkwy in Maricopa.

Oraclewww.santanflat.com480.882.2995FarmersMarket

Paint and sip events very Wednesday at The Roost in Maricopa. Party starts at 7:00 PM! Visit website for more info and to sign up. Contact Kaui Wilson at KauiWilson.Art@gmail.com or on social media: @KauiWilson. www.theartandsip.com602.796.8194

Sue & Jerry’s Trading Post

Zipline EcoTours

KaraokeTrading-Post-1129825760382220Farmers-Market-at-Sue-Jerrys-www.facebook.com/Oracle-withJamesG.

Tickets are $35 and include dinner, beverages and entertainment. Advance ticket sales only. Dinner starts at 5:30 PM with Pork BBQ and fixins! Live music by Rule of Three. Purchase tickets by mailing a check to Grande Central Station, Inc. 408 N. Sacaton Street, Suite J, Casa Grande, AZ 85122. Tickets are also available for purchase in person at Foothills Bank - 1433 N. Pinal Avenue in Casa Grande. Grande Central Station, Inc. is a nonprofit organization with a mission to preserve and display Casa Grande’s historic signs.

Pinal Geology & Mineral Museum OpenCoolidgeWed.-Sat. from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Exhibits include fossils from all over the world, gems and minerals, and children’s activities. Check their website for information on monthly meetings of the Pinal County Gem and Mineral Society. The museum is located at 351 N. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge. www.pinalgeologymuseum.org520.723.3009

Artwww.facebook.com/gallopingoose520.723.0300&Sip

Comedywww.thewindmillwinery.com520.858.6050Night&Karaoke

The Zipline EcoTour allows you to zip on 5 different spans ranging in length from 400 to 1,500 ft. and lasts approximately 2 hours. Open Thursday through Sunday by reservation only. See website for details. Located on Mt. Lemmon Rd. in Oracle. Moonlight and Sunset Zipline experiences will be available this fall. www.ziparizona.com520.308.9350

Gallopin’ Goose

Learnwww.maricopa-az.gov520.316.6842aboutArizona’sGeology

www.facebook.com/TheRoostAZ520.568.5338

The Roost Sports Bar & Cafe

Live Music at San Tan Flat: Rod Kent Queen Creek

Maricopa Community Center 9:15 AM-10:45 AM

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WednesdaysOracle from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in October. Located at 1015 W. American Ave. in downtown Oracle. The market offers specialty food and fresh baked goods, produce, live music, artisan vendors, and more. Great atmosphere and lots of fun! See their Facebook posts each week for market info.

Casa Grande 5:00 PM-7:30 PM

Thu.Florence10/20: Awake at Midnight. Sat. 10/22: Sierra Sound. Sun. 10/23: Bob Villa. Visit the Wine Tasting Room page on the website for the Oct. live music schedule and hours. Located at 1140 W. Butte Ave. in Florence.

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Skydive Arizona held a three-day event September 2-4, 2022 as a thank you to its customers and staff members. Discounted jump tickets, food and fun activities were the focus at the drop zone each day including contests, mechanical bull rides and a pool party!

Photo by Alex Swindle

Arizona Days at Skydive Arizona

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October 22nd

McFarland State Historic Park

Fry

Livewww.facebook.com/coolidgerocks520.635.5576MusicatALatteVino

A Latte Vino - Casa Grande

Open to the public from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Fundraiser featuring local crafters and vendors, bake sale, and food service available. Free admission for shoppers.

9:00CoolidgeAM-10:30 PM

Fusedwww.vfw3713.org520.251.5766Glass:Jewelry

Casa Grande

The Pita Patio Grill is located at 235 W. Coolidge Ave. Check their Facebook page for more live music and other events.

2:00FlorencePM-6:00 PM

VFW Post 3713

Casa Tonight’sGrandemovie is “Hotel Transylvania.” Grab a blanket or chair and your family and friends to enjoy a family-friendly film under the stars on a giant inflatable screen. Movies are free to attend; concessions will be available for purchase. Carr McNatt Park is located at 1115 N. Brown Ave. Showtime is 6:00 PM. www.casagrandeaz.gov/calendar520.421.8677

Visit the Casa Grande Ruins Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Casa Grande Union High School

with Erin Warner Casita Workshop

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

The River Bottom Bar & Grill has 12 bands on their Oct. schedule. See their new website for the Oct. live music lineup. Located at 2501 North Highway 79 in Florence. www.riverbottombar.com/events520.868.3131

Visit the Arboretum Boyce Thompson Arboretum

October 21st

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9:00CoolidgeAM-4:00 PM

October 21st

Discover Arizona’s first and oldest botanical garden, situated on 343 acres of scenic upland desert with nearly five miles of trail. See website for tours, special events and visitor information. Located 4 miles west of Superior on Hwy. 60. www.btarboretum.org520.689.2723

Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch 9:00PicachoAM-5:00 PM

Open Friday-Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15. The Ostrich Ranch has an amazing variety of animals that visitors can watch and feed, including stingrays, goats, miniature donkeys, fallow deer, tortoises, and lots of ostriches!

Live Music: Canyon Band

River Bottom Bar & Grill

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The Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is open daily, including the monument, museum exhibits, movie theater, monument bookstore, and picnic area. Free admission.

October 2oth

Visitwww.nps.gov/cagr520.723.3172theOstrichRanch

Located by Picacho Peak State Park, just off I-10.

BattleGoodwww.centrallutheranaz.org/craft-fairVibesCarandBikeShow&oftheBands

Casawww.roostercogburn.com520.466.3658GrandeFFAAnnualSteak

8:00FlorenceAM-12:00 PM

Third annual car and bike show. Vendors, food, music, and more from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Battle of the Bands starts at 1:30 PM and will continue until 10:30 PM. Come and join the Coolidge Avenue block party!

Suitable for beginners. For ages 14+. This is a one-day workshop plus pickup. All supplies included except as noted in class description. Workshop fee: $50. Instructor is Erin Warner classwww.glassmaniastudios.etsy.com.fromSeedetailsandregisteronwebsite. MojoLivewww.casitaworkshop.comMusicattheRiverBottom:Grinder

Central Lutheran Church - Casa Grande Arizona City

October 22nd

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6:00 PM-9:00 PM

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

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Pita Patio Grill

Support the CG FFA by picking up some Steak Fry dinners at this popular annual event! Cost is only $15 and includes a full dinner. www.cguhsd.org/cgFFA.aspx

Movieswww.alattevino.com/music-events520.788.6677inthePark

Live music tonight: JC & Laney. Check the website and Facebook page for the weekend live music and DJ schedule.

Carr McNatt Park

4:00 PM-6:30 PM

Florence Farmers Market

The market is held on the porch at McFarland State Park in Historic Florence on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Sponsored by Florence Copper. The market features produce from local farmers, farm fresh eggs, meat, cheese, bread, sweets, coffee & tea, seasonings, and many other locally made artisan products. www.florenceazchamber.com520.868.9433

Craft/Vendor Fair

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October 22nd

Monthly event. Enjoy freeform creative movement sessions where no experience or skills are needed to enjoy the benefits of dance. Dance in a safe space with an inspiring musical playlist! Shake, groove, let out stress and have fun. Families are welcome - best for kids 7 and older. $5-10 suggested donation per person. Held at the Studio of Dance in Casa Grande. Wear comfy stretchy clothes and bare feet, dance shoes or nonskid sneakers. Refreshments provided. www.yogahealingartsproject.org

Live Music & Karaoke

and“Echoeswww.facebook.com/CGRotaryofthePlatters”DianaRossTribute

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A fun place for tiny cowboys and cowgirls to experience riding a pony and feeding ranch animals at the petting zoo. Visit the Pony Ranch Facebook page for their October hours. Located at 18536 W. Houser Rd. in Casa Grande.

www.tripleRRRproduction.com

Organized by Yoga Recovery & Healing Arts Project. Weekly yoga classes take place at Thrive Academy for Performing Arts in Casa Grande. See website for location details. $5 to $10 suggested donation per class. Bring a yoga mat.

Mysteriouswww.yogahealingartsproject.orgMansionMayhem

Register on the Red Cross website and use sponsor code: RealEstateClubhouse. Search for ZIP code 85122. Will take place at 631 E. Cottonwood Lane in Casa Grande. The next blood drives will be on Nov. 22 and Dec. 27. www.redcross.org1.800.733.2767

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

The Tumbleweed Inn has Bob Villa on Mon. from 5:00 to 8:00 PM karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, , and live music on Fri. and Sat. throughout the month. See their Facebook page for the Oct. live music schedule. Located at 3802 W. Frontier St. in Eloy. Reservations are recommended.

Oktoberfest Fundraiser

Freeformwww.oraclepianosociety.orgMovement&DanceParty

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The Pony Ranch - Casa Grande

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8:00 AM-1:30 PM

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Tumbleweed Inn - Eloy 5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Free admission. The Oktoberfest fundraiser will have beer, food, entertainment, a kids’ zone, and more. Check the Rotary Club Facebook page for updates. All proceeds will go to Casa Grande Rotary Club.

5:00 PM-10:00 PM

Paramount Theatre - Casa Grande 7:00 TraceyPMSaunders will perform a tribute to Diana Ross, and “Echoes of The Platters” will present a tribute show featuring music of The Platters. See website for tickets. The Paramount Theatre is located in downtown Casa Grande.

October 24th

The Pony Ranch featuring Tiny Town

OpeningPM concert for the 2022-2023

Studio of Dance - Casa Grande 4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Copper Sky Regional Park WantMaricopatojoin the spookiest celebration of the year? Take part in the City of Maricopa Mysterious Mansion Mayhem contest and you could win big prizes and bragging rights! The event will take place Oct. 24-26. Check the City of Maricopa Facebook page for details. www.facebook.com/CityOfMaricopaAZ520.568.9098

Oracle Piano Society - Signature Series Oracle Center for the Arts

Thrive Academy - Casa Grande

3:00

Bray Superior Burro Run

Oracle Piano Society Signature Series season. Concert will feature music for two pianos with pianists Eteri Andjaparidze, Inga Kashakashvili, and Stephen Cook. The performance will include the world premiere of “Nirvana” written specifically for the Oracle Piano Society by composer George Oakley. Tickets available online.

October 24th

Museum & Visitor Center

Red Cross Blood Drive

Historic Downtown Casa Grande

Town of Superior Join us for the third annual Superior Burro Run. Enjoy a day in downtown Superior hanging out with burros and enjoying great views! For more information contact the BRAY club or visit the website.

McFarland State Historic Park - Florence The museum and the visitor center are open Mon. through Sat., 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Oct. through Apr. Park entrance fee is $5 and free for ages 18 and under. Visit the AZ State Parks website to plan your visit. www.azstateparks.com/mcfarland520.868.5216

October 22nd

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October 22nd

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Sue & Jerry’s Trading Post 6:00OraclePM-9:00 PM

October 26th

The Live It Well Place - Gold Canyon Tuesday classes: Yoga Dynamics at 9:15 AM, Pilates ConneXion at 10:30 AM and Danz n Sculpt at 5:30 PM. The Live It Well Place offers a wide range of yoga, pilates, and fitness classes. Visit their website for the Oct. schedule. They also have other integrative health services such as therapeutic massage and reflexology. The studio is located at 6607 S. Kings Ranch Road in Gold Canyon.

Pacana Park Pumpkin Walk

The museum is open Tue.-Sat. and has a wide range of exhibits, including Native American culture, day-to-day life in early Florence, 2nd Territorial Prison artifacts, antique clothing, cactus furniture, farm machinery, vintage fire engines, and much more. Admission is $7 for adults, under 18 free. Free admission on first Sat. of each month.

Located at 19000 N. Porter Rd. in Maricopa. See Facebook page for details.

CityOfMaricopaAZwww.facebook.com/520.568.9098

The Museum of Casa Grande Casa Grande

Pinal County Board of Supervisors Meeting

Pinal County Administrative Complex Board9:30FlorenceAMmeetings are broadcast live and the public may access the meeting on the BOS Videos page on the Pinal County website. Board agendas are available at sessiontotheFlorence.Courthouse,Meetingsnovusagenda.com/agendapublic.www.pinal.areheldinthe1891Historic135NorthPinalStreetinAnyonewishingtoaddressboardmaydosoduringtheCallPublicat9:30AMduringregularboardmeetings. ExplorePages/Home.aspxwww.pinalcountyaz.gov/bos/520.866.6068LocalHistory

Yogawww.biosphere2.org520.621.4800andPilatesClasses

University of Arizona Biosphere 2 BiosphereOracle

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October 25th

October 26th

Explorewww.liveitwellaz.com/schedule480.388.9808PinalCounty’sHistory

Wednesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in October. Located at 1015 W. American Ave. in downtown Oracle. The market offers specialty food and fresh baked goods, produce, live music, artisan vendors, and more. Great atmosphere and lots of fun! See their Facebook posts each week for market info.

Pinal County Historical Museum 11:00FlorenceAM-4:00 PM

3rd Annual Bids for Kids - Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sun Corridor Online Event - Casa Grande 7:00 OnlinePMauction bidding starts on Oct. 14. The virtual Bids for Kids event will take place at 7:00 PM on Oct. 25. Admission is free and you can bid on multiple auction items. Register for the event in advance on the website, then join from home for the online virtual live event. It will be streamed on the event page and Facebook page. www.bgcsuncorridor.org

www.pinalcountyhistoricalmuseum.org520.868.4382

Live Music at San Tan Flat: Rod Kent Queen Creek 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Trading-Post-1129825760382220Farmers-Market-at-Sue-Jerrys-www.facebook.com/Oracle-

Biosphere 2 Tours

San Tan Flat has live music Wed/Thu from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and Fri/Sat 7:00 to 11:00 PM. Located at 6185 W. Hunt Highway in Queen Creek. This week: Rod Kent, Britney Burns, and Ryan & the Renegades. Oraclewww.santanflat.com480.882.2995FarmersMarket

2 is a world-famous research facility operated by the University of Arizona and located near Oracle. The Biosphere 2 Experience allows visitors to tour the interior of the facility. This fascinating, familyfriendly experience is guided by a mobile app. Download the tour app prior to arrival. Tickets must be purchased online. Open daily from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Open 12:00 to 4:00 PM Wed. through Sat. Collections include historic artifacts, archives, photography, and more. The exhibits portray the development of mining, agriculture, railroad expansion, settlement, and technology. Admission is $5/adults, $4/seniors and is free for children and members. Located at 110 W. Florence Blvd. www.tmocg.org520.836.2223

October 26th

October 25th

6:00MaricopaPM-8:00 PM

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Pinal Geology & Mineral Museum

Visitwww.facebook.com/TheRoostAZ520.568.5338theArboretum

Zipline EcoTours

Costume Party with Rocksmith. Sat. 10/29: Todd & the Two-Tars. Sun. 10/30: Warren Young. Visit the Wine Tasting Room page on the website for the Oct. live music schedule and hours. Located at 1140 W. Butte Ave. in Florence.

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The Roost Sports Bar & Cafe

atLivewww.azstateparks.com/mcfarland520.868.5216MusicThisWeektheWindmillWinery

The Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is open daily, including the monument, museum exhibits, movie theater, monument bookstore, and picnic area. Free admission.

October 27th

Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

EVENTS CALENDAR

The Zipline EcoTour allows you to zip on 5 different spans ranging in length from 400 to 1,500 ft. and lasts approximately 2 hours. Open Thursday through Sunday by reservation only. See website for details. Located on Mt. Lemmon Rd. in Oracle. Moonlight and Sunset Zipline experiences will be available this fall.

Boos and ghouls of all ages will enjoy a night of spooktacular fun! Event will include games, food trucks, costume contest (7:30 PM), entertainment, and lots of candy! Located at 2525 N. Pinal Ave. Free admission. Concession items available for purchase. www.casagrandeaz.gov/recreation520.421.8677

Artwww.facebook.com/gallopingoose520.723.0300&Sip

The Roost Sports Bar & Cafe 7:00MaricopaPM-8:30 PM

October 26th

The Gallopin’ Goose has karaoke every Wednesday with new host James G. Check their Facebook page for the weekend DJ schedule. Located at 1980 S. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge.

8:00OracleAM-5:00 PM

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

8:00SuperiorAM-5:00 PM

Halloweenwww.casitaworkshop.comHarvestFestival

3-day workshop will take place on Oct. 28, Oct 29, and Nov. 12. For ages 16+. No previous experience required. Class fee: $55. See website for class details and to register.

Learnwww.ziparizona.com520.308.9350aboutArizona’sGeology

The Roost has Comedy Night every Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Free admission to this stand-up comedy show. They also have Karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 10:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Located at 20800 N. John Wayne Pkwy in Maricopa.

9:00PicachoAM-5:00 PM

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October 27th

Karaoke with James G. Gallopin’ Goose - Coolidge 7:00 PM-11:00 PM

Visit the Casa Grande Ruins Casa Grande Ruins National Monument 9:00CoolidgeAM-4:00 PM

Comedywww.thewindmillwinery.com520.858.6050Night&Karaoke

October 28th

Arizona Zipline Adventures

7:00MaricopaPM-9:00 PM

In addition to an entertaining, visual display of the communities, towns and settlements that contributed to the early growth of the state, this presentation also focuses on respect for these diminishing historic resources.

Casita Workshop - Casa Grande 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Paint and sip events every Wednesday at The Roost in Maricopa. Party starts at 7:00 PM! Visit website for more info and to sign up. Contact Kaui Wilson at KauiWilson.Art@gmail.com or on social media: @KauiWilson. www.theartandsip.com602.796.8194

Open Friday-Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15. The Ostrich Ranch has an amazing variety of animals that visitors can watch and feed, including stingrays, goats, miniature donkeys, fallow deer, tortoises, and lots of ostriches! Located by Picacho Peak State Park, just off I-10. (3Ceramics:www.roostercogburn.com520.466.3658SgraffitoPlatterssessions)

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Visitwww.nps.gov/cagr520.723.3172theOstrichRanch

Discover Arizona’s first and oldest botanical garden, situated on 343 acres of scenic upland desert with nearly five miles of trail. See website for tours, special events and visitor information. Located 4 miles west of Superior on Hwy. 60. www.btarboretum.org520.689.2723

Paul Mason Sports Complex Casa Grande 5:30 PM-9:00 PM

Ernest Talks: Specters of the PastGhost Towns That Built Arizona McFarland State Historic Park 11:00FlorenceAM-12:30 PM

OpenCoolidgeWed.-Sat. from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Exhibits include fossils from all over the world, gems and minerals, and children’s activities. Check their website for information on monthly meetings of the Pinal County Gem and Mineral Society. The museum is located at 351 N. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge. www.pinalgeologymuseum.org520.723.3009

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A fun place for tiny cowboys and cowgirls to experience riding a pony and feeding ranch animals at the petting zoo. Visit the Pony Ranch Facebook page for their October hours. Located at 18536 W. Houser Rd. in Casa Grande.

EVENTS CALENDAR

October 28th

TherePMwill be performances of “Guys and Dolls” every Fri.-Sat.-Sun. from Oct. 28 through Nov. 19. Hailed as the perfect musical comedy, this award-winning classic gambles with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway. The Zao Theatre is located in Gold Canyon. See website for tickets.

Coolidge Tyron Jackson Gym

Thewww.eloyaz.govPonyRanchfeaturing Tiny Town

Casa Grande

Fly-In Breakfast

Wanting to grow your own small garden? Need to know how to preserve all those fresh vegetables? What is your plan if you are out of electricity for three days? Gather resources, learn new information, and be prepared to help your family in the event of any kind of emergency. Join us for this great event! Admission is free for the Expo and $15 for the Ghouls & Goblins Gun Show.

12:00 PM-3:00 PM

Live Theatre - “Guys and Dolls”

Casa Grande

Livewww.facebook.com/coolidgerocks520.635.5576MusicatALatteVino

Central Park - Eloy 6:30 PM-9:00 PM

Casa Grande

9:00 AM-5:00 PM

5:30CoolidgePM-8:30 PM

Casa Grande Municipal Airport

5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Join us in Historic Downtown Casa Grande for the 3rd annual Halloween Stroll! Free community event with lots of candy. Starts at noon. www.cgmainstreet.org520.836.87844

5:30 PM-9:00 PM

Located at 2525 N. Pinal Avenue. This FANG-tastic event features games, food trucks, entertainment, and lots of candy! Costume contest starts at 7:30 PM.

Boogie

Pinal Fairgrounds & Event Center

Skydivewww.zaotheatre.com480.924.5122ArizonaHalloween

October 29th

Two shows today at 2:00 and 7:30 PM. There will be performances of “Guys and Dolls” every Fri.-Sat.-Sun. from Oct. 28 through Nov. 19. Hailed as the perfect musical comedy, this award-winning classic gambles with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway. The Zao Theatre is located in Gold Canyon. See website for tickets.

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Casa Grande

Halloween Harvest Festival

Zao Theatre - Gold Canyon

Livewww.alattevino.com/music-events520.788.6677Theatre-“GuysandDolls”

Skydive Arizona - Eloy Takes place Fri. 10/28 through Sun. 10/30. Skydive Arizona’s “Out of this World” Halloween Boogie. 3 days of discounted jump tickets, world class load organizers and more. Friday: Alien Invasion Sunset Paintball Load. Saturday: Jumps from speciality aircraft, costume party, DJ and of course epic prizes.

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

7:00 AM-9:30 AM

Zao Theatre - Gold Canyon 2:00 PM

Pita Patio Grill

The Haunted Gym will be held on 10/29, 10/30, and 10/31 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM each night. Entrance fee is $1.00.

On the last Saturday of each month, the community is invited to enjoy breakfast with pilots and a great view of aircraft on our ramp at your local Casa Grande Airport. Breakfast hosted by Pinal Lodge #30 and begins at 7:00 AM. $10 per plate and includes biscuits & gravy, bacon & eggs, pancakes & sausage, coffee, and juice. Enjoy the exhibits on display at the airport from the Casa Grande Art Association and The Museum of Casa Grande.

Harvestwww.coolidgeaz.com/parks520.723.4551Fest

theponyranchfeaturingtinytownwww.facebook.com/480.236.4500

7:30

The Pony Ranch

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GoblinsGetwww.casagrandeaz.gov/calendarPreppedExpo&Ghouls&GunShow

Takes place in Central (Main Street) Park from 6:30 to 9:00 PM.

Livewww.casagrandeaz.gov/calendar520.421.8677Music:RJBand

The Pita Patio Grill is located at 235 W. Coolidge Ave. Check their Facebook page for more live music and other events.

Casa Grande

Downtownget-prepped-expowww.pinalfairgrounds.com/520.723.7881HalloweenStroll

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Downtown Casa Grande

Livewww.zaotheatre.com480.924.5122MusicatALatteVino

Paul Mason Sports Complex

October 29th

Live music tonight: Kim Entertainment. Check the website and Facebook page for the weekend live music and DJ schedule.

Coolidgewww.alattevino.com/music-events520.788.6677HauntedGym(Oct29-31)

Live music tonight: Bob Villa. Check the website and Facebook page for the weekend live music and DJ schedule.

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The Halloween Carnival will be held at the Kenilworth Sports Complex, 671 E. Coolidge Ave. There will be booth games, pumpkin carving contest, costume contest at 7:00 PM, food and music for all ages. There is no fee for pictures at this event. www.coolidgeaz.com/parks520.723.4551

5:30CoolidgePM-6:30 PM

Tumbleweed Inn

Town of Superior

November 2nd

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Pinal Fairgrounds & Event Center

Organized by Yoga Recovery & Healing Arts Project. Weekly yoga classes take place at Thrive Academy for Performing Arts in Casa Grande. See website for location details. $5 to $10 suggested donation per class. Bring a yoga mat. www.yogahealingartsproject.org

Coolidge Halloween Carnival Kenilworth Sports Complex

get-prepped-expowww.pinalfairgrounds.com/520.723.7881

Pinal County Historical Museum

Local initiative that allows students and adults to explore career opportunities, with a focus on Pinal County. Content is delivered online and features career exploration interviews with Pinal County professionals who work in a wide variety of trades and professions. Discover what is required for careers you’re interested in. Includes information about college access and scholarships. www.achievepinal.com/career-expo.html520.836.6868

Thrive Academy - Casa Grande

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

October 29th

EVENTS CALENDAR

2nd annual Dia De Los Muertos event. Check Facebook page for details. www.facebook.com/SupiDDLM520.868.4382

October 31st

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Superior Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

11:00FlorenceAM-4:00 PM

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5:00Eloy PM-8:00 PM

6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Explore Pinal County’s History

The museum is open Tue.-Sat. and has a wide range of exhibits, including Native American culture, day-to-day life in early Florence, 2nd Territorial Prison artifacts, antique clothing, cactus furniture, farm machinery, vintage fire engines, and much more. Admission is $7 for adults, under 18 free. Free admission on first Sat. of each month.

Live Music at San Tan Flat: Rod Kent Queen Creek

San Tan Flat has live music Wed/ Thu from 6:00 to 9:00 PM and Fri/ Sat 7:00 to 11:00 PM. Located at 6185 W. Hunt Highway in Queen Creek. This week: Rod Kent, Neil Bunker, Highway 260, and Night Flight. Virtualwww.santanflat.com480.882.2995CareerExpo

All-Levelsfacebook.com/tumbleweedinnaz520.466.9972YogaClasswithTiffany

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Achieve Pinal Pinal County

Get Prepped Expo & Ghouls & Goblins Gun Show

October 31st

Wanting to grow your own small garden? Need to know how to preserve all those fresh vegetables? What is your plan if you are out of electricity for three days? Gather resources, learn new information, and be prepared to help your family in the event of any kind of emergency. Join us for this great event! Admission is free for the Expo and $15 for the Ghouls & Goblins Gun Show.

AmericanMonthlywww.pinalcountyhistoricalmuseum.org520.868.4382Meeting-DAV36(DisabledVeterans)

Casa Grande

The Tumbleweed Inn has Bob Villa on Mon. from 5:00 to 8:00 PM karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and live music on Fri. and Sat. throughout the month. See their Facebook page for the Oct. live music schedule. Located at 3802 W. Frontier St. in Eloy. Reservations are recommended.

October 3oth

DAV Chapter 36 Pinal County

DAV is a national nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year nationally. Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary Unit 36 serves veterans in Pinal County. Located at 320 E. Central Ave. in Coolidge. A weekly Koffee Klatch is also held on Tuesdays from 7:00 - 10:00 AM. www.dav36.org520.494.3283

November 1st

Live Music & Karaoke

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Casa Grande - 6:00 PM

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel and Casino Maricopa - 8:00 PM

See Bob Villa in concert, presenting his one-man acoustic showcase.

OpenCoolidgeWed.-Sat. from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Exhibits include fossils from all over the world, gems and minerals, and children’s activities. Check their website for information on monthly meetings of the Pinal County Gem and Mineral Society. The museum is located at 351 N. Arizona Blvd. in Coolidge.

calendarwww.casagrandeaz.gov/520.421.8677

8:00SuperiorAM-5:00 PM

November 4th

Dorothy Powell Senior Center

Arizona Zipline Adventures - Oracle 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

The Zipline EcoTour allows you to zip on 5 different spans ranging in length from 400 to 1,500 ft. and lasts approximately 2 hours. Open Thursday through Sunday by reservation only. See website for details. Located on Mt. Lemmon Rd. in Oracle. Moonlight and Sunset Zipline experiences will be available this fall.

Learnwww.ziparizona.com520.308.9350AboutArizona’sGeology

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Discover Arizona’s first and oldest botanical garden, situated on 343 acres of scenic upland desert with nearly five miles of trail. See website for tours, special events and visitor information. Located 4 miles west of Superior on Hwy. 60.

www.btarboretum.org520.689.2723

Casa Grande

The Dorothy Powell Senior Center provides residents the opportunity to experience recreational, cultural, and educational programming in a friendly atmosphere. It’s open to individuals 50 years of age or older. Activities include health and fitness, dance, pool, cards, walking club, bingo, art, and more. The monthly activity calendar is posted on the City of Casa Grande website.

The Roost has Comedy Night every Thursday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Free admission to this stand-up comedy show. They also have Karaoke on Tuesdays from 6:00 to 10:00 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 PM to 2:00 AM. Located at 20800 N. John Wayne Pkwy in Maricopa.

November 4th

November 3rd

Picacho - 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

EVENTS CALENDAR

Paramount Theatre - Casa Grande 5:30 PM

9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Self-guided garden tour of 4 private backyards, chosen for their creative landscapes, artistic flair and handmade attributes. $10 tickets support the Casa Grande Art Association. Purchase tickets now at Eventbrite.com or on the morning of the tour from 8:45 AM to noon at the Casa Grande Art Museum, located at 319 W 3rd Street.

www.casagrandeartassociation.org520.705.2055

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Activitieschin/shows/calendarwww.caesars.com/harrahs-ak-forSeniors-November

Tonight’s movie is “Luca.” Grab a blanket or chair and your family and friends to enjoy a familyfriendly film under the stars on a giant inflatable screen. Movies are free to attend; concessions will be available for purchase.

Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch

Concert with Bob Villa

The Roost Sports Bar & Cafe

Visit the Ostrich Ranch

7:00MaricopaPM-8:30 PM

November 4th

Live Theatre - “Guys and Dolls”

7:30

Pinal Geology & Mineral Museum

Wheel of Fortune is on tour across America! Take a spin to solve the puzzles in person. Guests can try out to go on stage and play to win big at every show. Audience members will also be randomly selected to win cash and prizes. Tickets are available online.

Casa Grande Art Museum

Movie in the Park Carr McNatt Park

TherePMwill be performances of “Guys and Dolls” every Fri.-Sat.-Sun. from Oct. 28 through Nov. 19. Hailed as the perfect musical comedy, this award-winning classic gambles with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway. The Zao Theatre is located in Gold Canyon. See website for tickets.

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senior-citizen-serviceswww.casagrandeaz.gov/520.421.8760

November 5th

Comedywww.pinalgeologymuseum.org520.723.3009Night&Karaoke

Open Friday-Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM from Oct. 1 to Nov. 15. The Ostrich Ranch has an amazing variety of animals that visitors can watch and feed, including stingrays, goats, miniature donkeys, fallow deer, tortoises, and lots of ostriches! Located by Picacho Peak State Park, just off I-10.

Zipline EcoTours

Zao Theatre - Gold Canyon

YARTSY - The Artsy Yard Tour

Paramountwww.roostercogburn.com520.466.3658TheatreHolidayFestival

Wheelwww.zaotheatre.com480.924.5122ofFortuneLIVE!

Visitwww.facebook.com/TheRoostAZ520.568.5338theArboretum

Includes original compositions as well as classic favorites. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Show time is 5:30 PM. www.tripleRRRproduction.com708.657.7485

49 EVENTS CALENDAR November 4th Visit the Casa Grande Ruins Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Coolidge - 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Law ofOffice Angel A. Raymond 44400 W. Honeycutt Rd. Ste. 110 Maricopa, AZ 85138 office@aaraymondlaw.com P. 520-208-2274 Personal Injury Auto WhereCriminalAccidentsDefenseWillsandTrustsJusticeandIntegrityMatterMost Proud Member of the WA and AZ State Bar

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Held on the first Monday of the month. $5 session fee. Meet others with an interest in creating with fabric, yarn, thread, or woolanything with fiber. Great for people who sew, quilt, spin, weave, crochet, knit, embroider, rug hook, or stitch. If you have a project you are currently working on, you can work on it during club time — or just come and hang out! Be sure to confirm this event on the website and RSVP to casitaworkshop@gmail.com if you plan to attend. www.casitaworkshop.com

7:30 PM

Sip & Shop at the Windmill Winery

November Drawing Club - Pen & Ink Tree

4th Annual ThunderFest Car Show Crossroad Church Casa Grande 9:00 AM-2:00 PM

December 3rd

Wheelwww.zaotheatre.com480.924.5122ofFortuneLIVE!

November 7th

11:00FlorenceAM-2:00 PM

EVENTS CALENDAR

VW Airheads Roundup

November 5th

Live Theatre - “Guys and Dolls”

9:00 AM-12:30 PM

Yoga in the Lavender Field

Grab your friends for a great weekend of fun as we welcome the VW Airheads group. Two days of music, VW cars show on Saturday, Saturday evening balloon glow, food & merch vendors, Pitmaster BBQ contest, kids zone and more! $20 per carload per day gets you in the gates!

December 4th

Get your holiday shopping done while you sip on your favorite wine! Local vendors and artisans welcome! A food truck and live music will add to the holiday shopping vibe. www.thewindmillwinery.com520.858.6050

Bridal open houses give couples the best opportunity to tour this popular wedding venue and meet with staff and vendors. See website for registration details. www.thewindmillwinery.com480.313.2303

www.historicflorencefoundation.org520.840.9154

November 5th

November 13th

www.lifeundertheoakslavenderfarm.com520.444.4453

Casa Grande

11:30FlorenceAM-3:00 PM

Charles Whitlow Rodeo Arena Florence - 2:00 PM

November 5th

Free admission. Registration available for cars and motorcycles: $30 in advance or $40 at the gate. Includes live music and food vendors. Cash prizes: $750 for Best in Show, $500 for People’s Choice, $25 for Best Bike. Takes place at the Crossroads Church complex at 2024 E. Florence Blvd. www.crossroadscg.com520.509.6731

Divine Art Institute

December Bridal Open House Windmill Winery

Using inks and various pens, create an elaborate tree that tells a story on professional art paper. There will be an emphasis on expressionism, line variation, value, and creating implied texture with fun splashes of color. Students should prepare to get dirty! (dress accordingly or bring your own art apron). $15/Student. www.divineartinstitute.com520.340.4162

Casita Fiber & Fabric Club

Enjoy a unique experience–yoga in the lavender field! Imagine doing yoga between rows of lavender plants! All levels of experience welcome. Flow through a Vinyasa Sequence awakening and energizing your body. Refreshment will follow the yoga session. Cost $30. Registration available on the website. Also offered Dec. 11.

Zao Theatre - Gold Canyon

November 11th

Two shows today at 2:00 and 7:30 PM. There will be performances of “Guys and Dolls” every Fri.-Sat.-Sun. from Oct. 28 through Nov. 19. Hailed as the perfect musical comedy, this award-winning classic gambles with luck and love under the bright lights of Broadway. The Zao Theatre is located in Gold Canyon. See website for tickets.

EntertainmentEventschin/shows/calendarwww.caesars.com/harrahs-ak-atAk-ChinCircleCenter

Casita Workshop - Casa Grande 4:00 PM-6:00 PM

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Hotel and Casino Wheel8:00MaricopaPMofFortune is on tour across America! Take a spin to solve the puzzles in person. Guests can try out to go on stage and play to win big at every show. Audience members will also be randomly selected to win cash and prizes. Tickets are available online.

Life Under the Oaks Lavender Farm Oracle - 4:00 PM

TheMaricopaEntertainment Center offers movies, bowling, laser tag, an arcade, parties & events, and more. See the Ak-Chin Circle website and Facebook page for this month’s featured events. www.ak-chincircle.com520.568.3456

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