Valley Community Calendar

ALL ABOUT RATTLESNAKES

  • August 11, 2018
  • Location: Usery Mountain Regional Park
  • Address: 3939 N Usery Pass Rd Mesa, AZ 85207
  • Times: From: 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:(480) 984-0032
  • Venue: Usery Mountain Regional Park
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How dangerous are rattlesnakes?  What should you do if you encounter one?  How do they survive and thrive in our desert?  Discover the answers to these questions and more in this exciting one-hour presentation!  Join us inside our Nature Center as Ranger B shares amazing facts about these misunderstood reptiles.  Watch us feed our snakes after the program inside our Nature Center at 7pm.

Then join our “Night Safari” at 7:30pm at no extra cost!

 

SANGRIA SOCIAL

  • August 19, 2018
  • Location: Queen Creek Olive Mill
  • Address: 25062 S Meridian Rd Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Admission: Free admission food and beverage available for purchase
  • Phone:(480) 888-9290
  • Venue: Queen Creek Olive Mill
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Our Festival of the New Oil continues with a Sangria Social!
There will be 3 Specialty Sangria Flavors.

Pit Bar and Grill Open too! Sunday Funday during this Sangria Social!
No outside food or beverage allowed. Please no coolers.
Lawn chairs welcomed

Live Music to be provided by Something Like Seduction

Olive Oil Tours: 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 1:30PM

 

FULL MOON RIVER RUN – SAGUARO LAKE TO BUTCHER JONES

  • August 25, 2018
  • Location: Blue Point Bridge, Lower Salt River – Stop 2
  • Address: Saguaro Lake, Ramp 2 Mesa, AZ 85215
  • Times: Starting: 07:30 PM
  • Admission: TBA
  • Phone:(480) 548-8921
  • Venue: Redline Rentals and Sales
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Bring your own kayak or paddle board and float down the river while the moon lights up the sky. We will meet at 7:30 pm so that we are on the water by 8pm. Contact for meetup details.

If you don’t have a board or kayak and need to rent one please call 480-548-8921 or book online www.evkayakrentals.com

Shop location: 5025 E. McKellips Rd., Suite 2 – Mesa, 85205

 

GRILL AT THE MILL – LABOR DAY CELEBRATION AT QUEEN CREEK OLIVE MILL

  • September 3, 2018
  • Location: Queen Creek Olive Mill
  • Address: 25062 S Meridian Rd Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Admission: Free plus the cost of food & beverage.
  • Phone:(480) 888-9290
  • Venue: Queen Creek Olive Mill
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Guests can enjoy grilled food specials, live music, games in the grove, tours, shopping and more! Free admission, kid friendly, pets welcome on leashes. Stock up on your local EVOO, take a tour and enjoy a bottle of wine in the grove. Happy Labor Day!

Scootin Boots

  • Recurring Weekdays: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Address: 515 N Stapley Dr. #103, Mesa AZ, 85203
  • Time: 8pm Wednesday and Friday, 7:30pm Thursday
  • Admission: $6 during lessons, $7 during dancing
  • Venue: Scootin Boots Dance Hall
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Learn to dance with a partner and learn popular line dances! Lessons start at 8pm and then starting at 9pm, the floor is open to all who want to dance!

Goat Yoga

  • August 11th
    August 16th
    August 17th
    August 24th
    August 29th
  • Time: 6:30pm
  • Address: 26601 S. Val Vista Dr, Gilbert, AZ 85298
  • Admission: $15
  • Phone: (480) 269-4144
  • Venue: Welcome Home Ranch
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Arizona Goat Yoga connects you with your inner farm girl or boy, even if you didn’t know you had one!  Our goats are well-trained and love to cuddle up to you. Whether it’s warrior, tree, back bends or simply meditating, our goats will help motivate and challenge you to be your best! You can’t help but fall in love with these sweet goats!  Come have a one-of-a-kind experience as you bond with nature and expand your yoga chakras!

 

2ND FRIDAY NIGHT OUT

  • Location: Downtown Mesa Association
  • Address: Main Street & Country Club Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Times: 6 p.m.-10 p.m. on the second Friday of each month
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:480-890-2613
  • Venue: Downtown Mesa
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Downtown Mesa  Merchants Presents “2nd Friday night out on Main”
The second Friday of each month we organize a different event, but always include Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment. Mesa downtown galleries and businesses have joined together to create an exciting and friendly way to spend a Friday evening! Art, dining, shopping, activities, entertainment, and fun every 2nd Friday of the month! And it’s free! Join us on Main between Center and Robson.
The information booth located on Main and Macdonald has a map of the evening’s activities and locations.
• Live bands performing throughout the evening
• Art booths
• Gallery openings
• Entertainers, Food Booths, Contests, and Fun!
• Shops and Restaurants open late!
It’s all FREE! A different theme each month! Bring your kids! Bring your dog! Dress in costume! But don’t miss…2nd Friday Night Out! Mesa downtown galleries and businesses have joined together to create an exciting and friendly way to spend a Friday evening! The information booth located on Main and Macdonald has a map of the evening’s activities and locations.

 

QUEEN CREEK FOOD TRUCK FEASTIVAL

  • August 11, 2017 – December 28, 2018
  • Location: Queen Creek Library
  • Address: 21802 S Ellsworth Rd Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Times: From: 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Admission: Free admission, food and beverage available for purchase
  • Phone:(480) 729-3214
  • Venue: Town of Queen Creek
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The QC spot for Food Trucks!!  Gourmet Street Food and Family Fun every Friday night, year round!

Join us for 15-25 Food Trucks, Live Music and a Boutique Market full of local artists and crafters!  Admission is always free. We do provide seating, but feel free to bring your own chairs, tables and leashed pets – we love to see it look like a giant tailgating party!

The event is alcohol free but there are countless local restaurants within walking distance of the event who are happy to serve you after you get your street food fix.  Drive around and see what Downtown Queen Creek has to offer while you are in the area.  The growth is happening fast in the area and you won’t want to miss some of the great places the town is bringing in!  See you at the Feastival!

 

MESA FEASTIVAL FOOD TRUCKS AT PIONEER PARK

  • November 25, 2017 – December 29, 2018
  • Location: Pioneer Park
  • Address: 526 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Times: From: 05:30 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Admission: Free Admission, food and beverage available for sale
  • Phone:(480) 729-3214
  • Venue: City of Mesa
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Gourmet Street Food and Family Fun

Join us for 15-25 Food Trucks, Live Music and a Boutique Market full of local artists and crafters!  We do provide seating, but feel free to bring your own chairs, picnic blankets, tables and leashed pets – we love to see it look like a giant tailgating party and the grass is the perfect place!

Check out our Facebook page for the week’s lineup of trucks and vendors, as well as anything special going on.

Plan to beat the traffic and ride the brand new Light Rail!  The last stop on the line will bring you right in front of the event and you can check out the revitalization going on in Downtown Mesa on your way.  See you at the Feastival!

 

MOTORCYCLES ON MAIN

  • Location: Downtown Mesa Association
  • Address: Main Street, Downtown Mesa Mesa, AZ 85201
  • Times: From: 06:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Phone:480-890-2613
  • Venue: Downtown Mesa
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Motorcycles on Main is a family friendly event that happens every 1st Friday of the month. Roads are closed to car traffic and open to motorcycles so you can cruise down Main Street, enjoy a fabulous show of motorcycles, or park and show your bike.

Motorcycles on Main is a shine and show event that offers live music on the main stage, beer gardens, vendors, food and a rockin’ good time!

*due to the summer heat, this event is not held in July & August

 

LIVE MUSIC AT QUEEN CREEK OLIVE MILL

  • Location: Queen Creek Olive Mill
  • Address: 25062 S Meridian Rd Queen Creek, AZ 85142
  • Times: From: 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
  • Admission: Free admission, food and beverage available for purchase
  • Phone:480-888-9290
  • Venue: Queen Creek Olive Mill
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Live Music every Saturday evening from 6-9PM at your local Olive Mill! Happy Hour 5-7PM.