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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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Sip & Savor at Aridus Wine Company

Did you know that Old Town Scottsdale has its own official wine trail? The Scottsdale Wine Trail features some incredible Arizona wine tasting rooms, including Aridus Wine Company, known for its gorgeous aesthetic and critically acclaimed wines that will appease the palette of any wine drinker, from novice to oenophile.Aridus_Wine_1From robust reds to delightful whites, Aridus consistently releases new flavors and styles. Enjoy a tasting in …

Cloth & Flame Desert Dining

Cloth and Flame is an amazing local company that is changing the dining scene with special dinners and brunches held in different desert locations around the Valley. Their approach is completely sustainable; they pack everything in and out of each site to preserve natural spaces, and even donate a portion of proceeds to the Sonoran Institute. Their culinary team whips up incredible, multi-course meals paired with delicious drinks and amazing views.

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Free Trolley Tour of Downtown Scottsdale

Looking to explore Downtown Scottsdale or learn something new about the city? Enjoy a free LocalMotion Trolley Tour guided by yours truly, on the second Saturday of each month. The historic Old Adobe Mission is where the tour begins. Enjoy a private docent talk and tour of this historic structure before boarding the trolley. Built in 1933 by volunteer parishioners, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Old Adobe Mission served as a symbol of community togetherness, pride and hard work. Restoration of the mission began in 2005 and the building is …