Students will get an opportunity to go behind the scenes and see what is involved in caring for the animals. Working alongside our entomology staff, students will assist with feeding insects, releasing butterflies, preparing fruit trays and educating guests. For more information, call 480.800.3000, ext. 210.
The Market Restaurant is hosting a special dinner on New Year's Eve for $75 per person or $90 per person for a three-course wine pairing. A complimentary glass of Champagne for a toast is included. For reservations, call 602.626.5050.
Soar into the new year at iFLY Indoor Skydiving by experiencing the ultimate skydiving adventure with the whole family, without stepping foot out of an airplane. Fly into 2019 on a high note and book your flight at iFLYWorld.com/phoenix or call 480.712.4359 for details.
Every Monday, join an Education Specialist in the Chrysalis Emergence Gallery and learn about the Tropical Butterfly release. Then, walk into the Conservatory and watch as brand-new butterflies take their first flight in their new home. Touching of the delicate butterflies is not permitted, but feel free to take as many pictures as you wish, free with admission.
Enjoy local Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian community artist Alice Manuel as she demonstrates how to weave Native American baskets. She will share information about the art of basket weaving and its significance to their culture. Ambassadors the SRPMIC Community will be on hand to share about cultural traditions and history. Free with admission.
The Desert’s popular Artisan Fest continues featuring a celebration of arts every second and fourth Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. -1 p.m. The free event will feature nearly 50 of the top local artists, designers and creators in the state along with a Kids Art Zone with different themes and activities during every event.
The National Quarterback Club is hosting a star-studded charity event at The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch on January 19. All football fans are welcome to attend The National Quarterback of the Year Awards Dinner and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, where football greats of the past, present and future will gather. Proceeds will benefit several local charities.
The Hermosa Inn is proud to announce its second year partnering with Scottsdale Artists’ School to create a journaling series. The $85 fee includes instruction, all supplies, including a journal sketchbook, a mimosa and pastries for morning classes, and wine and appetizers for afternoon classes. Please call 602.955.8614 for more information or register online at HermosaInn.com/event-registration
Annually sporting the largest crowds on the PGA Tour, the Waste Management Phoenix Open has gained legendary status on tour for being unlike any other golf tournament. Visit the Phoenix Open online for more information including a list of events and concerts throughout the week.
Vegan food for sale and sample, incredible speakers and family fun. Learn from expert plant-based doctors, authors, leaders, chefs, fitness professionals and more. The festival will also feature a special spot for kids’ activities, a mind/body fitness area and vegan alcohol. Kids 10 and under are free. AZVegFoodFest.com
One of the top festivals with an amazing selection of craft beer. Many will be strong in flavor as well as specialty styles and just-for-this-event brews. Each ticket holder will receive a commemorative tasting cup and drink tickets. The event is a fundraiser for the Arizona Craft Brewers Guild.