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Arizona Events December 2010 Calendar

This calendar of events for Arizona communities in December 2010 has been produced to assist you in making travel and activity arrangements. To have your Arizona event considered, please email to [email protected].

This calendar has been produced to assist with travel arrangements or local activities. It is an information guide only and does not constitute a recommendation. Dates for these Arizona events were correct at time of publication. Since dates are occasionally changed, please confirm them in advance. Updates, additions and corrections to any Arizona events are made at www.ArizonaGuide.com.

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Catalina State Park, just north of Tucson in Oro Valley, is a popular hiking nd camping spot. The park is located across the street from the new Oro Valley Marketplace on Oracle Road. Watch a video clip of the area, Google map nd park information.


December 1, 2010

Snowflake: 9th Annual 12 Days of Christmas & Annual Christmas Lighting

December 2-30, 2010

Phoenix: 33rd Annual Las Noches de las Luminarias Thousands of hand-lit luminarias line the garden pathways, musical entertainment each night, additional buffet dinner is available, $25, 5:30 pm, pre-register, 480-481-8188 or 480-481-8188 or www.dbg.org

December 3-4, 2010

Wickenburg: 22nd Annual Cowboy Christmas Poetry Gathering Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts, poetry, ballads, stories about cowboy heritage, singing & story tellin', 928-684-5479 or www.wickenburgchamber.com

December 3, 2010

Florence: Christmas on Main Street

December 5, 2010

Wickenburg: "Remember When" Classic Car Show & Toys for Tots Run
More than 600 classic car collectors descend on historic downtown, also a Christmas Chili Cook-off, 800-942-5242 or www.outwickenburgway.com

December 10-26, 2010

Phoenix: Ballet Arizona’s milestone 25th Anniversary SeasonRead the NEW YORK TIMES review of Ballet Arizona’s talented dancers and Ib Andersen’s artistic vision: “Balanchine Protégé . Transplants the Spirit to the Southwest” (602) 343-6517. Website: www.balletaz.org. The Nutcracker at Symphony Hall with Phoenix Symphony. “[The] New Nutcracker transports the Company into the big leagues of major American dance companies.” –KBAQ

December 10-12, 2010

Phoenix: 34th Annual Pueblo Grande Indian Market 250+ Native American artisans with handmade art ranging from jewelry, baskets, pottery, paintings, Kachina dolls, weavings and sculptures, raffles, children's area, traditional entertainment dancing & singing, fry bread, $5, under 12 free, Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm, Sun 9:30 am - 4 pm, 602-495-0901 or www.pgindianmarket.com

December 10, 2010

Wickenburg: 15th Annual Christmas Parade of Lights Parade route in the historic district, 6:30 pm, 928-684-5479 or www.wickenburgchamber.com

Prescott: 22ndAnnual Acker Night More than 80 downtown businesses open their doors to host musical groups of every genre, turning Prescott's downtown into a veritable smorgasbord of entertainment, free, 5:30 -8:30 pm, 928-776-4456 or www.ackershowcase.com

Gilbert: 12K’s of Christmas® A unique family celebration, features Christmas caroling led by local youth and performing groups, a 12K and 6K run with carolers at every K, a 1.2K family fun run/walk, a Christmas Bazaar with hand-made items, Santa’s Pet Village, prizes for best running outfit, best decorated entry, cutest pet entry, benefit, 8 am – 2 pm, 480-609-3978 or www.12kchristmas.com

December 18-19, 2010

Casa Grande Arts & Crafts Festival held at the Casa Grande Promenade. More than 50 artists will present and sell their works on Saturday, December 18 and Sunday, December 19 at the inaugural Casa Grande Arts and Crafts Festival at the Promenade shopping center. Presented by the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA), the daylong Casa Grande Arts and Crafts Festival will feature works by premier artisans in various disciplines, everything from oil paintings to sculpture, from rustic furniture to hand-crafted jewelry. In addition to browsing unique arts-and-crafts displays, festival-goers also can fill up on a variety of foods and snacks offered by an eclectic mix of food vendors. A children's activity booth will offer youngsters hands-on arts experiences so that they, too, can share in the festival's creative atmosphere. www.casagrandefestival.org

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YouTube Video of Arizona Road Trip

A little mini-vacation to NE Arizona, on the Navajo/Hopi reservation. The trip started at the invitation of Navajo people near Chinle, then blossomed from there. Visits included Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. Video courtesy to YouTube and Arizona Office of Tourism. Watch more Arizona Travel videos.

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Governor Brewer Reminds Travelers of Passport Requirement

PHOENIX – Arizona Governor Jan Brewer reminds all U.S. and Canadian citizens will be required to present a passport or another WHTI compliant document to enter and re-enter the United States by land or sea from Mexico, Canada, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

U.S. citizens returning home from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean or Bermuda, by land or sea, will be required to present one of the following travel documents: A passport issued by the U.S. Government, a passport card (PassCard), a valid trusted traveler program card (FAST, NEXUS, or SENTRI) or a Military ID with official travel orders. U.S. citizen children under the age of 16 will be able to present the original or copy of their birth certificate, or other proof of U.S. citizenship such as a naturalization certificate or citizenship card.

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