October 2016 Around Town 2

OdySea Aquarium Grand Opening

One of Arizona’s premier attractions, the OdySea Aquarium is now open in Scottsdale. Located at the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, it is the largest aquarium in the Southwest, spanning 200,000 square feet. The OdySea Aquarium offers an educational, interactive and entertaining experience for guests of all ages by combining theme-park-style amusement with highly engaging presentations of aquatic life like no other in the industry. Throughout the OdySea Aquarium experience, interactive activities are plentiful, from the walk-about animals referred to as “Animal Ambassadors” such as a sloth, penguins and otters, to “touch” areas designed for visitors to feel sea lion whiskers, turtle eggs, invertebrates and more. Visitors may also participate in scheduled daily events throughout the day such as feedings, enrichment sessions and Question & Answer sessions with aquarists. For more information, please visit OdySeaAquarium.com.

Gold Medal Performance by The Scottsdale Chorus

The Scottsdale Chorus presents “Sing!… Party Like You Won the Gold” on Sunday, October 2nd at the Chandler Center for the Arts. The 2016 Sweet Adelines International Champion Scottsdale Chorus will take the stage to share the high-energy performance and a cappella vocal skills that propelled them to win their fifth gold medal in international competition. Special guests include the current International “Queens of Harmony” Champions Speed of Sound quartet, Barbershop Harmony Society International Senior Champion Quartet High Priority and other award-winning groups. Be sure not to miss this a cappella extravaganza! For more information, please visit ScottsdaleChorus.org.

Potato Barn Opens New 
Scottsdale Location

The Potato Barn is excited to announce a new Scottsdale location opening this fall. The new 40,000-square-foot store will be located on Bell Road and the 101, in Scottsdale. Potato Barn is a family-owned furniture store that offers an eclectic mix of home furnishings and décor, with an emphasis on rustic, vintage, industrial and shabby chic designs. For more information, please visit Potato-Barn.com.

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa to Open Fall 2016

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa has announced plans to open this Fall, marking the Andaz brand’s first hotel in Scottsdale. Located on 23 acres in Paradise Valley, less than two miles north of Old Town Scottsdale, Scottsdale Fashion Square and renowned Scottsdale dining and entertainment, the resort will feature a unique combination of majestic 50- foot pine trees with giant saguaros and desert wildflowers in a true “oasis” setting. Featuring incomparable views of nearby Camelback Mountain, Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa will offer guests a place to inhabit, explore and create. Mid-century modern interiors draw inspiration from the innovative 1950s desert art scene with an eclectic mix of bright colors, folk art and cultural patterns. For more information, please visit Scottsdale.Andaz.Hyatt.com.

Grand Opening of Bourbon & Bones

Square One Concepts, Inc. continues to expand this fall with the opening of its newest concept, Bourbon & Bones Chophouse & Bar, which delivers a unique fine dining experience in Old Town Scottsdale. Bourbon & Bones plans an inventive menu, featuring classic American fare focusing on wet-aged and dry-aged cuts of beef, an extensive list of 75-plus high-end bourbons, a 750-bottle glass wine case and a robust cocktail program for the sophisticated aficionado. For more information, please visit BourbonandBonesAZ.com.

Alyssa Quinn for Amazing Lash Studio

We at Amazing Lash Studio Tatum & Shea would like to introduce our client, Alyssa Quinn. She is currently Miss Paradise Valley Teen USA and has entered the Miss Arizona Teen USA Pageant 2017, which will be held this October. She is representing our town of Paradise Valley and we are excited to sponsor her locally in her efforts to achieve her dream title at the state competition! We have sponsored her lashes along with our continued moral support as she prepares. If you would like to have lashes like Alyssa, please give us a call at 602.529.4366 and make your appointment today. And a very heartfelt ‘GOOD LUCK!’ to Alyssa Quinn for Miss Arizona Teen USA 2017!

Comfycozy Fundraiser at Mane Attraction Salon

In an effort to support the children and parents of children battling childhood cancer, Mane Attraction Salon in central Phoenix is hosting a fundraiser at their salon for the Comfycozy’s organization through Saturday, October 29. Mane Attraction Salon’s fundraiser will include a $10 raffle ticket for a free haircut from each Mane Attraction stylist, $5 raffle tickets for a Bumble & Bumble gift basket, and the option to sponsor a child for $30. Mane Attraction will also be hosting a toy drive and all community members are encouraged to come in and donate. For more information, please visit ManeAttractionSalon.com.

Teen Lifeline Honors Tom Hatten

Teen Lifeline is honoring Mountainside Fitness CEO and Founder, Tom Hatten, on October 14th at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Monetelucia at 6 p.m. for his charitable community involvement at their 2016 Connections of Hope event. The 13th Annual Connections of hope is a night to celebrate and raise funds for the “connections of hope” found daily by at-risk youth that call or text Teen Lifeline’s peer-to-peer hotline and are reached by its statewide suicide awareness and prevention outreach. For more information, please visit TeenLifeline.org or MountainsideFitness.com.