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The Water Lantern Festival lights up Tempe Town Lake Saturday, Nov. 12.

T UESDAY, NOV. 1 Discovery Table Noon–2 p.m. Cave Creek Regional Park 37019 N. Lava Lane, Cave Creek 602-506-2930 www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle Drop by the Nature Center to check out unique desert items on display and ask Ranger Steve questions.

T UESDAY, NOV. 1– WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 Dia de Los Muertos 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Tlaquepaque Arts and Shopping Village 336 State Route 179, Sedona 928-282-4838, www.tlaq.com Free Special music and dance performances, mural tribute paintings, sugar skull crafts and face painting.

T UESDAY, NOV. 1– WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 ‘Spamalot the Musical’ Various showtimes Arizona Broadway Theatre 7701 W. Paradise Ln., Peoria 623-776-8400

www.azbroadway.org $45–$117/Dinner and show; $35–$95/Show only

makes and models lined up along main street. Plus, live music and special dining deals.

A new musical based on the original motion picture, “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”

THURSDAY, NOV. 3– SUNDAY, NOV. 6

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2

‘A Year with Frog and Toad Kids’

ACC Family Safety Preparedness Night 6–8 p.m. Anthem Civic Building 3701 W. Anthem Way, Anthem 623-742-6050 www.onlineatanthem.com Free Meet representatives from Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, the Phoenix Police Department, Daisy Mountain Fire & Medical, the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the F.B.I. and address safety concerns.

THURSDAY, NOV. 3 Norterra Bike Night 6–9 p.m. The Shops at Norterra 2450 W. Happy Valley Road, Phoenix 480-685-6187 www.theshopsatnorterra.com Free See top-tier throttles in a variety of

more. This year’s featured artist is oil painter, Danial James. Live music by Vegas McGraw, a Tim McGraw tribute artist.

FRIDAY, NOV. 4– SUNDAY, NOV. 13 Canal Convergence

Various showtimes Musical Theatre of Anthem 42201 N. 41st Drive, Suite B100 Anthem 623-336-6001 www.musicaltheatreofanthem.org $25

5–9 p.m., Sunday–Thursday; 5–10 p.m., Fridays & Saturdays Scottsdale Waterfront 7025 E. Via Soleri Drive, Scottsdale 480-874-4645 www.canalconvergence.com Free

The children’s book meets a Broadway musical full of adventure, performed by local youth actors ages 6–13.

Interactive, public art along the waterfront featuring water and light special effects, exciting performances, creative workshops and educational opportunities. See full schedule online.

FRIDAY, NOV. 4– SUNDAY, NOV. 6 Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival

FRIDAY, NOV. 4 First Friday at Norterra

10 a.m.–5 p.m. Downtown Carefree 101 E. Easy St., Carefree 480-837-5637 www.thunderbirdartists.com $5/Admission; $15/Wine tasting ticket

6–9 p.m. The Shops at Norterra 2450 W. Happy Valley Road, Phoenix 480-685-6187 www.theshopsatnorterra.com Free

Art festival with 165 artists skilled in art forms such as pottery, photography, jewelry, paintings and

Walk along main street to see some cool cars on display. Plus, live music and happy hour deals.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 4 Movie in the Park at Deer Valley 6–9 p.m. Deer Valley Community Center 2001 W. Wahalla Lane, Phoenix 602-495-3735, www.phoenix.gov Free

The Crescent Ballroom 308 N. Second Ave., Phoenix 602-716-2222, www.ticketmaster.com $46–$149 The 2022 “Utopia” tour.

FRIDAY, NOV. 4 ‘Be Our Guest’

Watch “Secret Life of Pets” on the lawn outside. Plus, free popcorn, themed crafts, lawn games and prizes.

8:30 p.m. Marquee Theatre 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe 480-829-0607, www.ticketweb.com $15

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Various showtimes Starlight Community Theater 1611 W. Whispering Wind Drive Suite 9, Phoenix 623-252-6815 www.starlightcommunitytheater.com $25 An intimate adult drama about a romance novelist held captive by an irrational fan after she saves his life.

FRIDAY, NOV. 4– SUNDAY, NOV. 6 Music of the Americas Various showtimes Symphony Hall 75 N. Second St., Phoenix 602-495-1999 https://tickets.phoenixsymphony.org $34–$102 From North to South, listen to the classical traditions of the Americas, performed by The Phoenix Symphony.

FRIDAY, NOV. 4 St. Lucia 8 p.m.

Pinnacle Peak Farmers Market 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Deer Valley Towne Center 2805 W. Agua Fria Fwy, Phoenix www.facebook.com/ pinnaclepeakfarmersmarket Free admission Shop for produce, food items and handmade goods from local farmers, vendors and artisans.

SAT URDAYS, NOV. 5–26 Arrowhead Farmers Market

SAT URDAY, NOV. 5 Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade [See page 22.]

SAT URDAY, NOV. 5 Veterans Anthem Cars and Coffee 8 a.m.–1 p.m. Palmcroft Church of Anthem 3715 W. Anthem Way, Anthem 602-770-7797 www.anthemcarsandcoffee.com Free Check out some cool cars from the community and local vendor booths.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 5 America the Beautiful 11 a.m. Symphony Hall 75 N. Second St., Phoenix 602-495-1999 https://tickets.phoenixsymphony.org/ events $14–$33 A one-hour concert suited for families to hear the sounds of North, Central and South America, including various people, cultures and places.

9 a.m.–1 p.m. Arrowhead Towne Center 7780 W. Arrowhead Towne Center Glendale 602-703-7154 www.getlocalarizonaevents.com/ saturdaymarket Free admission

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Check out different vendors each week ranging from fresh produce to handmade crafts. See full list of participants online.

Shop for a vintage guitar, listen to live performances, watch a guitar being built, eat from a food truck and tour the school.

Phoenix Guitar Show 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery 1012 Grand Ave., Phoenix www.phoenixguitarshow.wordpress.com Free

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series of town hall meetings are planned by the City of Phoenix in order to keep residents informed as to how reduced allocations of Colorado River water are impacting the city. City water representatives will present info regarding water management, infrastructure investments and other strategies. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions following the presentation.

Water Meeting for North Phoenix Residents 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10 Goelet A.C. Beuf Community Center 3435 W Pinnacle Peak Rd Phoenix

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9 Awolnation 6:30 p.m. Marquee Theatre 730 N. Mill Ave., Tempe 480-829-0607, www.ticketweb.com $35 The “Falling Forward” tour with special guests Badflower.

THURSDAY, NOV. 10– SUNDAY, NOV. 13 ‘Play On!’ Various showtimes Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center 33606 N. 60th St., Scottsdale 480-488-1981, www.dftheater.org $25

Get into the holiday spirit at the Phoenix Zoo Sunday, Nov. 6 for a good cause. Also, a special sensory friendly exhibit takes place Wednesday, Nov. 9. Zoo Lights event opens to the public Wednesday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Jan. 15.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 5 Jerry Seinfeld 7 p.m. Arizona Financial Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 www.concerts.livenation.com $78–$197 The comedian performs live standup on stage.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 5 Stevie Nicks 8 p.m. Ak-Chin Pavilion 2121 N. 83rd Ave., Phoenix 602-254-7200

www.concerts.livenation.com $59–$199 Live in concert with special guest Vanessa Carlton.

SUNDAY, NOV. 6 Wildlights for Wildlife

materials for the zoo, veterinarian costs and field trip sponsorships. Reservations required.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9 Sensory Friendly Zoo Lights

5–10:30 p.m. Phoenix Zoo 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix 602-286-3800, www.phoenixzoo.org $20–$100/Raffle tickets; $25–$1,000/Donations

5:30–10:30 p.m. Phoenix Zoo 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix 602-286-3800, www.phoenixzoo.org $30–$35/Non-member; $25–$30/Member

A charity drive through the zoo to see an exclusive preview of the annual Zoo Lights event, live animal encounters, entertainment and food trucks. Donations go toward new

The zoo’s beloved annual sparkling light display, but with modifications to be more sensory friendly, such as smaller crowds, softer music and reduced flashing lights.

A comedy performed by local adult actors with the Desert Foothills Theater, portraying a theater group desperately trying to put on a play amidst chaotic interference.

FRIDAY, NOV. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony 8:30–11:15 a.m. Anthem Veterans Memorial 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy., Anthem 623-640-8417 www.onlineatanthem.com Free A free patriotic concert by PMAZ and the honoring of Vietnam Veterans. Keynote address to be given by retired Air Force Colonel Thomas H. Kirk, Jr., followed by a live performance of “Thank ‘em” by the Musical Theatre of Anthem, ProMusica Arizona and Air Force Veteran Lo Becker. [See Page 22.]

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Visit local artist’s studios during the Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour Fridays through Sundays, Nov. 18–27.

Annual Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival 11 a.m., Friday; 7 a.m., Saturday & Sunday Everett Bowman Rodeo Arena 935 Constellation Road, Wickenburg 928-684-5479 https://outwickenburgway.com $15–$30/Day One of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the Southwest featuring live performances from The Arizona Wildflowers, Angel City Bluegrass Boys and HillBilly Fever.

FRIDAY, NOV. 11 Venomous Creatures of Lake Pleasant 2–4 p.m. Lake Pleasant Regional Park 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Road Morristown 602-506-2930 www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle Join Ranger Steve at the Discovery Center for an educational program about venomous creatures of the desert, with some spiders and snakes on display. Registration required.

FRIDAY, NOV. 11– SAT URDAY, NOV. 12 AZ Pinners Conference 10 a.m.–8 p.m., Friday; 9 a.m.–7 p.m., Saturday WestWorld of Scottsdale 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale 480-312-6815 https://az.pinnersconference.com $10/Admission; $19–29/Class pass with admission; $10/Parking Over 100 different Pinterest-based classes and exhibit booths featuring DIY projects, cooking, self care, photography, scrapbooking, beauty, fashion and more.

FRIDAY, NOV. 11– SUNDAY, NOV. 13 Best of Broadway Various showtimes Symphony Hall 75 N. Second St., Phoenix 602-495-1999 https://tickets.phoenixsymphony.org $34–$105 Favorite Broadway hits performed by The Phoenix Symphony,

including solos and duets from “Chicago,” “West Side Story,” “Oklahoma,” “The Music Man” and “Phantom of the Opera.”

FRIDAY, NOV. 11 Wisin y Yandel 8 p.m. Arizona Financial Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 www.concerts.livenation.com $49–$350 Live in concert.

FRIDAY, NOV. 11– SAT URDAY, NOV. 12 Elton John 8 p.m. Chase Field 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix 602-514-8400, www.ticketmaster.com $47–$242

www. anthemareachamber.org Free admission Browse through various local home services exhibitors.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 12 Walk 4 Water 10 a.m. Anthem Veteran’s Memorial 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy., Anthem www.w4ki.org/w4wanthem $25/Adult; $15/Student; $10/Children 12 and under A two-mile walk around Anthem Community Park, honoring the women and children who walk two miles for water each day from their villages in Uganda. Event goal is to help raise funds to drill a well to bring water to families in Uganda.

different pizza makers from across the valley. Plus, live music, lawn games, local market vendors and activities for kids.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 12 AZ Barrels, Bottles & Brews 2–5 p.m. Salt River Fields 7555 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale 480-270-5000 https://azbottlesandbrews.com $60/General admission; $85/VIP; $19/Designated driver Sample craft beer, spirits, wine and hard seltzers from 25 different local breweries, distilleries and wineries.

The legendary performer’s final tour, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road.”

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Phoenix Pizza Festival

2:30–7 p.m. Kiwanis Lake 5203 S. Ash Ave., Tempe www.waterlanternfestival.com/tempe. php $25.99–$55.99

Anthem Home & Garden Show 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Anthem Area Chamber of Commerce Parking Lot 3715 W. Anthem Way, Anthem 623-322-9127

11 a.m.–6 p.m., Saturday; 11 a.m.–4 p.m., Sunday Margaret T. Hance Park 1202 N. Third St., Phoenix 602-534-2406, www.phoenix.pizza $16/General admission; Free/Children 3 and under Pizza slices and full pies from 20

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Design a lantern to float off onto the lake with others, illuminating the water with LED candles.

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Phoenix Theater Company presents “Cinderella” Wednesday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Jan. 1.

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FRIDAY, NOV. 18– SUNDAY, NOV. 20

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Various showtimes The Phoenix Theatre Company 1825 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 602-254-2151,www.phoenixtheatre.com $52–$170 The timeless classic by Rodgers and Hammerstein, but with a contemporary twist and a few new songs.

FRIDAYS–SUNDAYS, NOV. 18–27 Hidden in the Hills Artist Studio Tour 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Sonoran Arts League Center for the Arts 7100 E. Cave Creek Road, Suite 144 Cave Creek 480-575-6624 www.sonoranartsleague.org Free A self-guided tour throughout Cave Creek, Carefree and North Scottsdale to visit the workspaces of dedicated artists, learn about their methodology and view or purchase art showcases. Maps can be picked up in person at the above location or downloaded online.

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Various admission times WestWorld of Scottsdale 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale 800-777-1258, www.good-guys.com $10–$25 Cruise through rows of classic, muscle and custom cars, rods and trucks. Plus, a dragster exhibition, burn out competition, pedal car show and swap meet. Hosted by the Goodguys Rod & Custom Association.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18 The Smashing Pumpkins 6:30 p.m. Footprint Center 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix 602-379-7800 www.ticketmaster.com $44–$155 The “Spirits on Fire” tour, also featuring Jane’s Addiction and Poppy.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18 Echosmith 7 p.m. The Crescent Ballroom 308 N. Second Ave., Phoenix 602-716-2222

www.ticketmaster.com $49–$101 Live in concert.

FRIDAY, NOV. 18– SUNDAY, NOV. 20 Dancers, Dreamers and Presidents Various showtimes Symphony Hall 75 N. Second St., Phoenix 602-495-1999 www.tickets.phoenixsymphony.org $34–$105 A powerful program of American music performed by The Phoenix Symphony, including two works by Leonard Bernstein and an original piece by ASU’s Daniel Bernard Roumain.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 19 Touch-a-Truck 9 a.m. Westgate Entertainment District 6770 N. Sunrise Blvd., Glendale 480-387-5678 www.westgateaz.com/event/toucha-truck Free Check out trucks of all shapes and sizes, from mini excavators and backhoes to dump trucks and fire trucks. Plus, kids’ workshops, sand digging area, inflatable rides and appearances by Smokey the Bear.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 19– SUNDAY, NOV. 30 Peoria Art & Wine Festival 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Centennial Plaza Park 9875 N. 85th Ave., Peoria 480-516-8848 www.willcoxwinecountry.org/event/ peoria-art-wine-festival Free admission; $20–$40/Wine tastings Samples from 15 Arizona wineries and art showcases from over 40 artisans. Hosted by the Wilcox Wine Country Partnership, benefiting Silver Lining Riding.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 19 Zac Brown Band 6 p.m. Chase Field 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix 602-514-8400, www.ticketmaster.com $30–$189 The “Out in the Middle” tour, also featuring Sam Hunt.

SAT URDAY, NOV. 19 Brian Regan 8 p.m. Arizona Financial Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 www.concerts.livenation.com $45–$75 The comedian performs on stage.


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The zoo’s annual sparking light display is back, but with a whole new lake light show, dinosaur exhibits, special holiday performances, a polar park with Santa, animal lanterns and nightly snowfalls.

2 p.m. Musical Instrument Museum 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 480-478-6000, www.mim.org $23.50 Youth classical artists from across the valley perform to showcase the talents of tomorrow.

MONDAY, NOV. 21– T UESDAY, NOV. 2 2 Blue Man Group 7:30 p.m. Mesa Arts Center 1 E. Main St., Mesa 480-644-6500 www.ticketmaster.com $65–$195 The famous theatrical show featuring music, comedy and special effects, all with no spoken language.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23–SUNDAY, JAN. 15 Zoo Lights 5:30–10:30 p.m. Phoenix Zoo 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix 602-286-3800 www.phoenixzoo.org $30–$35/Non-member;

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23 The 1975 7 p.m. Arizona Financial Theatre 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix 602-379-2888 www.concerts.livenation.com $39–$69 The North America 2022 tour.

FRIDAY, NOV. 25– SUNDAY, NOV. 27 Disney in Concert: Around the World Various showtimes Symphony Hall 75 N. Second St., Phoenix 602-495-1999 www.tickets.phoenixsymphony.org $34–$105

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It’s Open Enrollment Season BY KAREN GOVEIA editor@valleyvibenews.com

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lthough the start of the new school year is just underway, the time is now for families to begin to assess whether their child’s current school meets their child’s needs and to make any necessary plans or changes as to where their student will enroll for the 2023-2024 school year. Arizona state laws regarding open enrollment allows students the opportunity to request admission to any public school, regardless

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of location, based on available classroom space at a particular school. With the pandemic impacting enrollment at almost all schools both statewide and in the local area, and the addition of more online learning options, many of our area schools are working toward rebuilding in-person enrollment.

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Elementary Campus (Serving grades K-5) Secondary Campus (Serving grades 6-12) Open enrollment begins Jan. 3 at

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2022–2023 School Enrollment Breakdown

Adams Traditional Academy (Serving grades K-8) Jefferson Preparatory High School (Serving grades 9-12) Open enrollment begins Monday, Nov. 7 at this public charter at both the elementary and high school campuses. Priority is given to siblings within families that already have a student enrolled. No waitlists currently exist at any grade level. Enroll online www.atachoice.org

Deer Valley Unified School District (DVUSD) (Serving grades K-12)

Online open enrollment for all DVUSD schools began Sept. 12 and continues through Dec. 5 for priority consideration for admission to the school of choice. Applications are reviewed in January and approval is based on available space at an individual school’s grade level and program capacity. Families will be notified by email if the completed application has been approved, denied, or placed on a wait list. Priority is given to students currently enrolled, children of employees, and siblings of students currently enrolled. Apply online www.dvusd.org/openenrollment

Great Hearts Anthem

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Adams Traditional Academy Anthem School Barry Goldwater High School Boulder Creek High School Canyon Springs STEM Academy Caurus Academy Elementary Caurus Academy Middle/High School Deer Valley Middle School Desert Mountain School Diamond Canyon School Esperanza School Gavilan Peak School Great Hearts Anthem Inspiration Mountain School Jefferson Preparatory High School Las Brisas Gifted Academy New River Elementary Norterra Canyon North Valley Christian Academy Ridgeline Academy Elementary Ridgeline Academy Middle/HS Sonoran Foothills School Sandra Day O'Connor High School Stepping Stones Academy Stetson Hills School Sunset Ridge School Union Park School Great Hearts Anthem, a tuition-free public charter, opened a new campus in fall 2022.

According to a Great Hearts (Serving grades K-12) spokesperson, all grades currently Open enrollment begins Nov. 7 and have waitlists, but because the waitlist runs through Dec. 9. All applications is constantly in motion, offers can and submitted during the open enrollment will be extended throughout the year, period will be included in a lottery therefore all are encouraged to apply. to determine waitlist order if more applications are received than there Apply online are seats available. www.greatheartsamerica.org/enroll

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Along FR 95 in the Blue Ridge Ranger District

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Located about 30 minutes northeast of Strawberry in the Coconino National Forest, the Rim Road & General Crook Trail Loop offers a great escape from the pavement in an excursion to see the rim up close. While driving conditions along the forest road can be influenced by season and weather, all-in-all the loop is a pleasant drive and

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doesn’t require a vehicle with high-clearance or four-wheel drive—at least not during mild seasons. Besides a few stretches of road that may exhibit mild washboarding and some spots with exposed rocks, most standard SUVs should do just fine. An entire day trip can be dedicated toward this loop drive, or it can be part of a longer journey that

involves camping or other destinations. The journey from Phoenix can be half the fun. Traveling in a clockwise direction, the forest road loop begins at the intersection of SR 87 and FR 95, just east of the forestry office of the Mogollon Rim Ranger District. Heading south on FR 95, keep an eye out for the junction with FR 96 on

the left and take that road. Shortly after that, FR 96 will come to an end and there will come a junction with FR 321 on the right to continue the loop all the way to where it ends at FR 300. A side trip to consider if time permits is a stop at Knoll Lake. Surrounded by ponderosa pines, the lake is approximately 75 acres and is great for fishing


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Get Out and Hike LAKE PLEASANT REGIONAL PARK 41835 N. Castle Hot Springs Rd, Morristown 602-506-2930, www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle

TUESDAY, NOV. 1 Desert 101 Hike 8–10 a.m.

Trek 3 miles along the Yavapai Point Trail with the park ranger to learn about the local wildlife and take in views of the Sonoran Desert.

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or canoeing, or simply enjoying the beautiful scenery.

views, but also countless reminders of the 1990 Dude Fire that burned over 24,000 acres south The scenery along of the Mogollon Rim, the entire drive is beautiful, and the scent where six firefighters perished. Depending of evergreens is equally on time allocated for rewarding. But the photography, hiking, views looking out over mountain biking, or the Mogollon Rim are soaking in the views, what make the trip the loop drive itself can worthwhile. There are many spots along FR300 easily take three hours to that offer spectacular complete.

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From I-17, take SR 260 east at the Camp Verde exit. Continue east along SR 260 to the junction at SR 87 and then head northeast. Alternate route: Take SR 87 to Payson and continue on through the picturesque communities of Pine and Strawberry, and stay on SR-87 as if heading on to Winslow. Loop Map

Take on the Wild Burro Trail (roughly 2 miles) with the park ranger, discussing the local cacti and animals along the way.

SPUR CROSS RANCH CONSERVATION AREA 44000 N. Spur Cross Road, Cave Creek 602-506-2930 www.maricopacountyparks.net $3/Park entrance fee

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 Riparian Walk 8–10 a.m.

Hike through one of the rarest ecosystems in Arizona, at the Dragonfly Loop Trail.

SUNDAY, NOV. 6 Geology, Gold and Streams Walk 9–11:30 a.m.

Take an easy hike two miles to an abandoned gold mine and a Hohokam rock art site. Registration required.

SATURDAY, NOV. 26 Morning Nature Hike 8–10:30 a.m.

Burn off the big meal while learning about wildlife with the park ranger.

CAVE CREEK REGIONAL PARK 37019 N. Lava Lane, Cave Creek 602-506-2930 www.maricopacountyparks.net $7/Vehicle

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SATURDAY, NOV. 19 ‘Canaries in the Coal Mine’ Bird Walk 7:30–10 a.m.

Take a quiet walk along a scenic trail in search of local and migratory birds. No dogs allowed. Reservations required.

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| EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Veterans Day Celebrations Saturday, Nov. 5 Daisy Mountain Veterans Parade 10 a.m. Memorial Drive & Gavilan Peak Pkwy., Anthem www.daisymtnvets.org Free

Community floats travel through Anthem displaying patriotic signs and music honoring veterans. All Vietnam War Veterans are invited to join the parade as this year’s grand marshals.

Saturday, Nov. 5 Parachute Jump 8:45–9 a.m. Anthem Soccer Field 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy., Anthem www.daisymtnvets.org Free

The Frog X parachute team kick starts the day by landing on the field. Children are invited to arrive early to help guide the parachuter, meet and take photos and enter an on-site raffle. Frog X is an extreme aerial parachute demonstration team owned by veterans. Four Navy SEALS, a Marine Force Recon Gunnery Sergeant and a drop-zone ground-safety specialist travel the country performing impressive jumps.

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Friday, Nov. 11 Veterans Day Ceremony 8:30–11:15 a.m. Anthem Veterans Memorial 41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy., Anthem 623-640-8417 www.onlineatanthem.com Free

Breakfast sold on the south lawn by Tennessee Grill, a USMC veteran-owned local restaurant. At 9:30 a.m., ProMusica Arizona Chorale and Orchestra performs a free patriotic concert while Vietnam Veterans in attendance are recognized with a 50th anniversary Vietnam War commemorative pin. Ceremony at 10 a.m., with keynote address by retired Air Force Colonel Thomas H. Kirk, Jr., followed by a live performance of “Thank ‘em” by Musical Theatre of Anthem, ProMusica Arizona and Air Force Veteran Lo Becker. Ceremony concludes with an awards presentation and the solar spotlight.


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Anthem’s Tallest Tree Tradition Continues

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tradition of serving as home to the state’s tallest holiday tree.

verything about this tree is so thoughtful, even down to the picking of the seeds, and that is why I am so excited to be a part of this,” Outlets at Anthem General Manager Lisa Nyrose said of the mall’s annual

This year’s tree—once a sapling in the Shasta National Forest in Northern California—was recently marked by the forestry service as a tree ready to come down in order to allow new saplings to grow. At least one dozen seeds will be hand-

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Tree Arrival 6:30 a.m., Friday, Nov. 4 A crew of 10 people, accompanied by the Daisy Mountain Fire Department (and, Santa!), will be on site with an industrial crane to welcome the tree to the Outlets. “You have to be bright eyed and ready to go,” advises Nyrose as she encourages the public to wake up early for the festive occasion. It’s a sight to see as helicopters hover to catch a glimpse of the tree as it is lowered into place and anchored by 6 strong guy-wires attached to the surrounding buildings. Over the next couple of weeks, the all-natural tree gets a spruce up. Over 400 live branches, ranging from 3–10 feet, are drilled into sparse areas to get that pristine, uniform look of a Christmas tree. Afterwards, 120 gallons of fire retardant cover the tree for safety, before it is decked out with 10,000 bulbs from 80 strands of LED lights to make the tree pop. That’s 1.5 miles of lights! Or, in Anthem terms—roughly the distance from the Outlets to the Community Park. Topping it off is a 3-foot-tall copper star, to honor the state

metal. From start to finish, 120 hours of loving labor will go into this beloved tree to continue the tradition for the 21st year.

Catch a performance by an American Idol artist Marcus Tinsley at the treelighting event at the Outlets.

Tree Lighting 5 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 19 As part of the season’s kick-off celebration, the tree will be lit for the first time at 6 p.m. A concert with music from Phoenix-based blues artist Marcus Tinsley from season 18 of “American Idol” is scheduled. Santa’s cottage also officially opens on this date, and reservations for pictures can be booked online. Once the season is over, the whole tree gets composted. “We’re all concerned about our environment and how we are impacting it. From start to finish, this is something that you can really feel great celebrating,” Nyrose said.

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| REAL ESTATE PULSE

Real Estate Market Beat BY VALLEY VIBE STAFF WRITERS info@valleyvibenews.com

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ctive listings in the combined zip codes of 85085, 85086 & 85087 increased 118 percent in September over

September 2022 Market Analysis 85085, 85086 & 85087

the same month last year. Supply is up 218 percent over the same month last year, with four months supply of inventory, indicative of a more balanced market. indicative of a more balanced market.

Active Listings are up

September 2022 Top 50 Home Sales 85085, 85086 & 85087 $464.43 $362.54 $217.39 $266.29 $313.08 $307.40 $298.79 $304.64 $240.58 $293.52 $290.41 $208.89 $261.26 $206.83 $362.51 $322.99 $402.68 $402.54 $219.38 $425.49 $371.71 $304.52 $342.00 $336.75 $250.74 $296.58 $291.33 $294.86 $293.53 $303.25 $262.05 $348.53 $290.70 $226.12 $203.66 $311.85 $217.77 $303.89 $252.69 $281.64 $323.42 $279.56 $276.21 $281.59 $431.03 $366.67 $394.39 $212.31 $282.65 $289.19

Sq Ft

5,383 3,241 4,830 3,744 3,025 3,025 3,025 2,951 3,637 2,872 2,703 3,710 2,909 3,626 2,022 4,319 2,980 2,981 5,237 2,644 2,892 3,448 2,690 2,732 3,589 2,984 3,024 2,981 2,981 2,737 3,091 2,238 2,666 3,361 3,707 2,405 3,444 2,468 2,968 2,663 2,319 2,647 2,661 4,084 2,436 2,250 1,927 3,556 2,565 2,507

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9.0% Months of Supply is up

217.5% Median Days on Market is up

139.1% 2022 vs. 2021 Comparison 85086

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Active Listings Sept. 2022 Sept. 2021

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• Maintenance • Tune-up & Inspections • Troubleshooting

623-204-4701

CM Cabinet Refinishing

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2222 W Parkside Lane, Suite #121 Phoenix, AZ 85027

www.westcoastplumbingandair.com /westcoastplumbingandair

A+ Rating

Over 16 Years in Business, Over 30 Years Experience! VALLEY WIDE SERVICE • ROC #221431 ROC #274551 • RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

623-582-1117 28 | NOVEMBER 2022

Deer Valley Unified School District 20402 N. 15th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85027 623-445-5000, www.dvusd.org

Serving students within a 367-square-mile boundary with 39 schools in Phoenix Glendale, Peoria, Anthem, New River, Cave Creek and unincorporated areas of Maricopa County.

Ridgeline Academy

K-6 Campus 33625 N. North Valley Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85085 623-223-1335, www.ridgelineacademy.org Junior High & High School 39808 N Gavilan Peak Parkway 623-289-7911, www.highschool.ridgelineacademy.org A-Rated Charter School, Competitive Sports Programs, Clubs & Activities. Small Class Sizes.

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Simple Machine Brewing Company

Cabinet refinishing services for kitchens and bathrooms. Locally owned and operated. Free Estimates, call today.

Local taproom serving house-brewed craft beer. Happy hour & food trucks.

3950 W Arroyo Norte Dr, Anthem, AZ 85086 623-465-4776, www.anthemprep.org

FAMILY-OWNED & OPERATED

Private Preschool, Kindergarten & Jr. Kindergarten. Microschool Grades 1–3. Spanish, physical education, multi-sensory gymnasium and small class sizes.

701 W Deer Valley Rd, Ste 1 Phoenix, AZ 85027 623-469-9199, www.simplemachinebrewing.com

Anthem Preparatory Academy

A/C Replacement, Repair, Service, Preventative Maintenance and Air Purification.

4130 W. Opportunity Way, Anthem, AZ 85086 602-740-9561, 623-551-8013 www.creativecastlepreschool.com

Proudly Serving the North Phoenix Area 480-280-3342, www.cmcabinetsaz.com

EDUCATION

YOUR LOCAL A/C & HEATING COMPANY

Creative Castle Private School

Tuition-free public charter school operated by Great Hearts Academies serving students in grades K-12.

Adams Traditional Academy/ Jefferson Preparatory High School K-8 Campus 2323 W Parkside Ln, Phoenix, AZ 85027 602-938-5517, www.choiceacademies.org 9-12 Campus & Preschool 2333 W Parkside Ln, Phoenix, AZ 85027 602-938-5517, www.choiceacademies.org Tuition-free public charter school operated by Choice Academies serving Preschool through grade 12.

Caurus Academy

K-5 Campus 41900 N. 42nd Ave. , Anthem, AZ 85086 623-551-5083, www.caurusacademy.org Middle/High School Campus 44111 N. 43rd Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85087 623-466-8187, www.caurusacademy.org Tuition-free public charter school. Small class sizes, with a 14:1 student to staff ratio in grades K–2. High school honors courses, extracurriculars and varsity athletics.

HANDYMAN SERVICES

Coulter Contracting

North Phoenix Area 280-604-4234, harrison@coultercontracting.net Local handyman providing services including interior/ exterior painting, epoxy floor coverings, drywall repair and general handyman services.

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SkinSport Fitness Center

42211 N 41st Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85086 (623) 505-5516, www.skinsportfitnesscenter.com Group fitness with a combination of cardio and resistance training. Plus, personal training, nutrition and weightloss.


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INSURANCE

LEGAL

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41722 N Gavilan Peak Parkway Suite #110 (next to Barro’s pizza) justin.simons.j663@statefarm.com www.justinsimons.com

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• Personal Injury • Probate

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623-551-9366 42104 N. Venture Dr, Suite A118 • Anthem, AZ 85086 • www.CarrollLawFirm.com

PAINTING & FINISHING SERVICES

Summit Painting

Water Softeners, Carbon Filtration, Reverse Osmosis Systems. ANTHEM FAMILY-OWNED & OPERATED

ROC# 315427

LLC

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Tankless Water Heaters, Water Heaters, Plumbing Repair and Service.

MORTGAGE

Chris Busse - Guardian Mortgage

FAMILY-OWNED & OPERATED

(602) 740-7867, ChrisBusse@gmc-inc.com www.guardianmortgageonline.com/chrisbusse

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Local, Experienced Mortgage Loan Originator. 2222 W Parkside Lane, Suite #121 Phoenix, AZ 85027

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www.westcoastplumbingandair.com /westcoastplumbingandair

A+ Rating

Over 16 Years in Business, Over 30 Years Experience! VALLEY WIDE SERVICE • ROC #221431 ROC #274551 • RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL

623-582-1117

TRANSPORTATION

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HOME SERVICES Appliance Pros

602.501.5501 ApplianceProsAZ.com

anthem local business directory

Legends Garage Door

John LaBounty, GM ROC# 264825 623.466.3699 office@legendsgaragedoor.com www.legendsgaragedoor.com

Liberty Plumbing and Solar

ROC#188630 623.551.9156 LibertyPlumbingandSolar.com

2022 Directory PBA’s mission is to work together to increase each other’s businesses and to give back to the community that has helped our businesses grow. PBA is a business-networking group founded in 2002 by area business leaders. We also believe in giving back to our community by way of community service projects and fundraisers for local charities. Our focus in these activities is to help the area children and schools. Since its inception, the PBA has a growing membership. We provide a referral base to each other and, in turn, to our customers by being able to direct them to other high-quality area merchants and service providers whom we can personally recommend.

emergency contacts: poison control: 1.800.222.1222 animal control: 602.506.7387 non emergency daisy mountain fire department: 623.465.7400 non emergency maricopa county sheriff’s office: 602.876.1011

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Precise Pest Solutions

David Coleman Lic#9241 602.487.7312 PrecisePestSolutions.com

Rain Man Roofing

Mark Hughes ROC#268230 623.670.2835 RainManRoofing.com

EST Enterprises

Weed Control OPM#5152 623.742.6923 ESTentinc.com

ProSkill Services

Air Conditioning Services - ROC#276901 623.551.7473 ProSkillServices.com

Northwest Builders Service

Bobby Keogh ROC#262073 Home Repair, Drywall, Painting & Punch List 602.803.5914

North Valley Custom Hauling: Darn Junk

Appliance & Furniture Disposal, Junk Removal 623.469.5623 NorthValleyCustomHauling.com

Carpets by Randy

Randy Posusta Carpet/Tile & Cleaning/Repair 602.757.2277 carpetsbyrandy.com

Double D Services Inc

Painting 602.799.0679 DoubleDServices.com

Lamberti Landscaping Chris Lamberti 623.210.9997

First Stop Flooring

Ken Fuchs/Dan Jones ROC#323255 480.243.0226 - 623.252.8289 www.firststopflooring.com

Home Theater PlusAudio/ Video Sales & Installation

Jon Yorkis 623.853.6445 Hometheaterplus.tv

Super J Remodeling

Home Remodeling Services - ROC#224290 623.210.5692

ServePro Fire, Water Cleanup & Restoration

Michael Shrake 602-704-2211


HOME SERVICES CONTINUED

LMR Custom Shutters LLC

Anthony Rossini License #286297 Custom Wood Shutters 480-489-6620

RESTAURANT SERVICES Legends Bar and Grill Heather Boop 623.551.9525 legendsanthem.com

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES Realty Executives

Real Estate Dick Testell - 480.227.6578

Solv It

Computers & Networking 623.551.8881 Solvit-Solutions.com

Country Financial

Matthew Word Financial Services 623.203.1218 representatives.countryfinancial.com/ matt.word

The Carroll Law Firm James J. Carroll, III 623.551.9366 AnthemLawFirm.com

Fox Designs Studio Dave Fox 602.688.7588 FoxDesignsStudio.com

Work Hard Play Hard Apparel & Promo Products 480.825.1952 WHPHMarketing.com

State Farm Insurance Agent

Justin R. Simons 623.551.3700 JustinSimons.com

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTINUED

Anthem Values

Mark Hoaglund 651.262.4115 Mark@MyAZValues.com MyAZValues.com

Freeman Income Tax Service

Kerry Freeman, EA 623.518.2157 FreemanIncomeTaxService.com

Future Financial, Inc

Steve Moss - Mortgages Lic#MB0904807 623.551.4734, FutureFi.com

Liberty Landscapes LLC

Build / Design Services 623.223.9682 LibertyLandscapesAZ.com

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HEALTH SERVICES CONTINUED

OSR Physical Therapy

623.551.9706 OSRPhysicalTherapy.com

North Valley Family Dentistry

Dr. Cameron Kastl 623.551.9200 myanthemdentist.com

Kemper Health: Steve Savino

Licensed Agent 480.236.2899 ssavino11@hotmail.com

Your Health District LLC

Family Practice & Med Spa 623-748-9106 YourHealthDistrict.com

Eleni Tucker 623.206.1284

National Processing Solutions

Korena Holmes 602-892-5049 nexgenstrategies.com/payments/

RETAIL SERVICES Andrew Z Diamonds

Jewelry Sales & Repair 623.551.6892 AndrewZDiamonds.com

HEALTH SERVICES Arizona Healing Alternatives, LLC

Heather Wen 623.680.3399 ArizonaHealing.org

Anthem Senior Homes

Sam Ile - Assisted Living 602.909.9550

The PBA meets every Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. at the Anthem Civic Building. Guests are always welcome. Meetings are located at 3701 W. Anthem Way, Anthem, AZ 85086.

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