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Arizona Events November 2010 Calendar

This calendar of events for Arizona communities in November 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.

Arizona Day by Day November 2010 Events


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.


November 5-6, 2010

Tombstone: 9th Annual Western Music Festival
live western music, performed on the Allen Street Stage and at the historic Schieffelin Hall, $15, 520-457-3616 or 520-457-2295 or www.tombstonewesternmusicfestival.com or www.tombstonechamber.com. Phone: 520-457-3616.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Landmark Aviation: ARIZONA AIRCRAFT EXPO Featuring Today’s Most Advanced Aircraft at One Location. Arizona’s leading aircraft dealers are working together to create the 2nd Annual Arizona Aircraft Expo where the latest models of general aviation aircraft will be on display at one venue.  Three separate events are scheduled to take place over the remainder of the year where prospective buyers can see the newest aircraft from Cessna, Cirrus, Diamond, Hawker Beechcraft, Mooney and Piper.  These free events will also provide the opportunity to speak with representatives from NationAir Insurance, Aero Credit Corp., Aviation Tax Consultants, and Airport Property Specialists on the details of aircraft ownership. Held at Scottsdale Airport (KSDL), 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Attendees can pre-register at www.azaircraftexpo.com. For further information, contact: Brian Mackin, 480-363-0058, [email protected].

November 5-7, 2010

Tombstone Western Music Festival. Three full days of live music on the street and on stage! Admission at Schieffelin Hall, music on the street is free. Gala Evening Concerts in historic Schieffelin Hall and Daytime Stage performances on Allen Street. Tickets for the evening performances are available by calling (520) 457-2295 or visit tombstonewesternmusicfestival.org

Phoenix: Ballet Arizona’s milestone 25th Anniversary Season. (602) 343-6517. Website: www.balletaz.org. A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Symphony Hall with the Phoenix Symphony. This interpretation of the comedic love story of quarrelling fairies, meddling sprites, human lovers, and mistaken identities is a magical production for the entire family.

November 6, 2010

Wickenburg: 30th Annual Wickenburg Tour of Homes Tour four luxury homes and the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, plus a holiday market at the Community Center, and benefits the Museum, $20, 9 am - 4 pm, 928-684-2272 or www.westernmuseum.org.

November 7, 2010

Phoenix: 5th Annual Great Cajun Cook-Off Cooks and restaurants compete for “Best in the West” in Cajun/Southern food categories, judged by  attendees and a panel of judges, features live music, entertainment for kids, raffle and silent auction, benefits the Gulf Coast and Arizona charities, noon - 5 pm, 602-758-3650 or www.greatcajuncookoff.com

Tempe: Arizona Open Water Swim Finale.

Triathlon: Blue Water Triathlon on November 7, 2010 in Parker, AZ

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Vail: Rapunzel. Live Theatre Workshop and the Empire High School Theatre Tech Department bring you a rockin’ version of Rapunzel. 8:00 pm. This is the classic story of a princess locked in the highest tower is updated in this new musical and interactive adaptation. Rapunzel is locked in a high tower by an evil sorceress and told that she is a danger to everyone. The only way anyone can enter or exit the tower is by climbing Rapunzel’s long flowing hair. A prince, who wants to form a rock band, hears Rapunzel’s beautiful voice and knows that she would be a perfect lead singer. Can the prince save Rapunzel from the evils of the sorceress and start a cool rock band? See this interactive musical and find out. Tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for students (fees included). http://vtota.vail.k12.az.us/2010/10/06/rapunzel/

November 11-13, 2010

Tombstone: 16th Annual Clanton Gang Reunion

November 12-13, 2010

Prescott Valley: 2010 Holiday Boutique Sponsored by the Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild, all items are hand-crafted, holiday gift items, quilts, wall hangings, table runners, stuffed animals, quilts, pillows, potholders, ornaments, free, 10 am – 4 pm, 928-632-8760 or 928-772-6794

November 13-14, 2010

Wickenburg: 31st Annual Bluegrass Festival & Fiddle Championship 3 nationally known bands & competition in 13 categories for $6500 in prize money; arts & crafts, KIDSZone, food, daily $7-12, 3-day pass $18-30, Fr 1-5 pm, Sa/Su 8 am - 5:30 pm, 928-684-5479 or 800-942-5242 or www.outwickenburgway.com

St. David: Fall Festival of the Arts

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Goodyear: 4th Annual Phoenix Faerie Festival.

Sonoita: St. Martin’s New Release Festival. Sonoita Vineyards presents its 11th annual festival celebrating the release of new wines and blessing of the new vintage from 10am to 4pm. Read more about the St. Martin’s New Release Festival.

November 18, 2010

Vail: GOOD ROCKIN’ LIVE! A Salute to Sun Records and the Birth of Rock and Roll. Mr. Boogie Woogie, Steve Grams, Robert Shaw, Jon Westfall, Danny Krieger, and Alex Flores. This live concert event brings the early days of Rock and Roll to life! Starring national touring and recording artist Robert Shaw, who portrayed the roles of both Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash in the Chicago cast of Broadway’s smash-hit musical “Million Dollar Quartet”, international Dutch piano sensation Mr. Boogie Woogie, Arizona Blues Hall of Famers Steve Grams, Danny Krieger, and Alex Flores, and Gaslight theatre drummer Jon Westfall, the show tells the tale of how rock was born through the music and the stories of those who lived it. http://vtota.vail.k12.az.us/2010/10/06/good-rockin-live-a-salute-to-sun-records-and-the-birth-of-rock-and-roll/

Three Point/Robles Junction: 3rd Annual VSO Show (Veteran Services Ops) to benefit the support of local Veterans Programs. Entertaining disabled veterans, active-duty military, local veterans and their families, as well as the community. Entry Donation Fees $5.00 each or 1 nonperishable food item each. All Veterans & Active Duty Free w/proper ID. Proper ID includes Military ID Active/Retired, DD214 & Picture ID, VA Med Ctr ID, Any Military Org ID including Aux ID & Picture ID. Remember all funds Donated go to help our local veterans and families. 25 miles West of I-19 on Ajo Highway (Hwy 86)VFW Post 10254. 10111 S. Sasabe Rd (Hwy 286). Three Point/Robles Junction. 520-822-5047.

November 20, 2010

Sierra Vista: Buffalo Soldier Historic Sites Tour Learn more about the renowned Buffalo Soldiers, the All-Black unit in the late 1800s through the turn-of-the-Century, reservations required, $12, 11:15 am, 520-417-6960 or 800-288-3861 or http://www.visitsierravista.com

Tucson Cycling: El Tour de Tucson presented by Diamond Ventures. At the Tucson TCC. Thousands of cyclists from around the world compete, perimeter tour with 109-, 80-, 66-, 35-, 4-, and ?- mile  courses, open to pros, fitness buffs, fun-lovers and kids in Tucson, AZ

Tubac Balloon Festival and Glow. This is a one of a kind event which is sure to amaze all age groups. http://www.tubacballoonfestival.com/Tubac_Balloon_Festival/Tubac_Balloon_Festival.html

November 20-21, 2010

Phoenix: Fairgrounds Antique Market

November 21, 2010

Benson: Thanksgiving Fiesta

Tempe: Ford Ironman Arizona

November 27-28, 2010

Wickenburg: 10th Annual Gem & Art Fair Sponsored by the Wickenburg Gem & Mineral Society, vendors from all over the southwest with gems and unique stones, also a variety of unique artwork in this media, free, 9 am - 5 pm, 928-684-0380 or www.wickenburgchamber.com

Florence: 78th Annual Florence Junior Parada

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.

For additional tourism information and brochures, contact:

The Arizona Office of Tourism
2702 N. Third St., Suite 4015
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Arizona Chamber of
Commerce & Convention Bureaus

Drawing results for AZ spring hunts released

Tags still remain for many hunts; available beginning Nov. 29

The Arizona Game and Fish Department today announced the drawing results for the 2011 spring hunts for turkey, javelina, buffalo and bear.

The more than 30,000 applicants can obtain results at www.azgfd.gov/draw or by calling (602) 942-3000 (option 2). Applicants will need to enter their Department I.D. number (typically a Social Security number) and their date of birth.

Game and Fish officials said that hunt permit-tags will be mailed out to successful applicants no later than Dec. 3, 2010. Unsuccessful or rejected applicants will have their refund, less application fees, mailed out by Nov. 26, 2010 to applicant “A.”

Leftover hunt permit-tags can be obtained two ways. Beginning Monday, Nov. 29 at 8 a.m. (MST) Game and Fish will accept applications by mail only in the same way as the regular drawing process. Starting on Monday, Dec. 6 at 8 a.m. (MST), leftover tags are also available for purchase in person from any of the seven Arizona Game and Fish Department offices. A list of office locations is available at www.azgfd.gov/offices.

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.

Team In Training Kicks Off Its Winter Season

If completing a marathon, triathlon or cycling race is on your to-do list, but you don’t know how to reach the finish line, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training® (TNT) program can help get you there.  There is no better time than the present to join.  TNT kicks off its winter season training program on Wednesday, July 7th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. with a warm reception at The Lodge on the Desert.
 
TNT coaches, captains and alumni from previous seasons will share exciting details about the winter season events and answer any questions regarding the entire program. Guests will be able to enjoy delicious appetizers and beverages along with an opportunity to win some incredible raffle prizes.
 
“Team In Training helps participants take on an athletic challenge they might never imagine accomplishing on their own while giving them the opportunity to help other people,” said Louanne Clark, Campaign Manager. “We are thrilled to kick off our winter season while sharing the incredible Mission of the Society as well as programs we offer to patients and their families.”
 
The winter season events include:

Cycling: El Tour de Tucson on November 20, 2010 in Tucson, AZ

Triathlon: Blue Water Triathlon on November 7, 2010 in Parker, AZ

Marathon: P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & Half Marathon on January 16, 2011 in Phoenix, AZ

For the welcoming reception, please RSVP to Louanne Clark at [email protected] For additional TNT information, visit: www.teamintraining.org. Lodge on the Desert is located at 306 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85711.  
 
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.  
 
Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org.

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