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Past Meets Present at Arizona Heritage Center

The Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park is truly a hidden gem. While most may already know about the importance of the 5 C’s: copper, cattle, cotton, citrus, and climate, the museum explores each one in detail. Uncover the history of Arizona through permanent exhibits that tell the story of the early settlers, natives and newcomers, along with the massive transformation Arizona has gone through since WWII.

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Sunday A’Fair is Back in Action

The weather is beautiful and Sunday A’Fair at Scottsdale Civic Center Mall is back! Presented by Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, the series has become a staple since it began more than 30 years ago, transforming the park into a space that picnickers, music lovers and art aficionados alike can enjoy.

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Hear music from some of the top local artists, and check-out the pop-up arts market and fun …

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It’s Electric! Desert Botanical Garden Lights Up The Desert

A truly multi-sensory experience, Electric Desert is the Desert Botanical Garden’s latest exhibition, incorporating light, sound and stunning visuals by Philadelphia-based creative group, Klip Collective.Electric_Desert_1

The exhibition includes seven site-specific installations throughout the garden. Strategic digital mapping corresponds with the terrain of the garden, resulting in light that is beautifully and thoughtfully projected onto a variety of desert plant species. Music and light combine to create …

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Chef Lisa Graf is Shaking Things Up for Fall

We are excited to welcome a new pastry chef to our team who is shaking up the ZuZu culinary scene with fun new shake flavors for fall. Raised in Alamosa, Colorado and Santa Fe, New Mexico, Chef Lisa Graf left the continent at 17 to backpack through Europe. It was this culinary adventure that inspired her to become a pastry chef.Lisa has worked in notable restaurants throughout the …

“Cool” Summer Outing: The Hall of Flame Museum

Have you been to the Hall of Flame Fire Museum? This hidden gem in Phoenix is the largest firefighting museum in the world.HallofFlame_FireTruck_1Explore nearly an acre of fire history exhibits, with over 90 fully restored pieces of fire apparatus on display, dating from 1725 to 1969. Most of the exhibits are American, but they also have pieces from England, France, Austria, Germany, and Japan. The Hall …