In The Hood: Things To Do In September

In The Hood: Things To Do In September

Posted 08/26/2015



Say goodbye to summer, but don’t say goodbye to the fun. Check out these great events happening near our Maracay Homes neighborhoods. There’s something for everyone to enjoy!

Live Music at Westgate
Every Friday and Saturday, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Dust off your dancing shoes because every Friday and Saturday night will be buzzing with talented local bands and musicians at Westgate. Whether you prefer jazz, rock, funk or something in between, this calendar of events can’t be missed.  

Teddy Bear Day
Saturday, September 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Find your beary best friends and take them to Historic Downtown Glendale for Teddy Bear Day! Meet Al the Bear, participate in the “Name the Bear” contest and take advantage of the other festivities and discounts for this event. To learn more click here.

Sam Smith Concert
Sunday, September 30, 7:30 p.m.
Sam Smith couldn’t make his August concert date, but that gives you one extra thing you can do this September. For additional information and to buy tickets, visit here.

16th Annual Glendale Chamber Scholarship Golf Tournament
Tee up for the 16th Annual Glendale Chamber Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Arrowhead Golf Course. The event will feature hole-in-one prizes, raffles, lunch and more. To learn more and register for the event, visit this website.

September First Friday Concert Series
Friday, September 4, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Grab your blankets, low-back chairs and picnic baskets and head over to the Eastmark Great Park for a rockin’ concert featuring Georgia Chrome. Forget your picnic basket? No worries. There will be a food truck line-up serving tasty eats, such as hand-rolled soft pretzels, pizza, cupcakes and more. The event is free. To see what else is in store visit Eastmark’s event calendar.

Scrapbook Expo
Friday, September 25, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Don’t you love capturing memories? Learn how to make creative projects with the latest designs, tools and more at the Scrapbook Expo at the Mesa Convention Center. Shop and crop until you drop. Learn more about this event here.

Downtown Chandler Art Walk
Friday, September 18, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Check out a wonderful showcase of local artists at the Downtown Chandler Art Walk, located at AJ Chandler Park West. There will be artwork displays and live demonstrations, as well as live music. Can’t make it? You are in luck, because this event occurs every month on the 3rd Friday. For more information visit the website here.

ACMSA Arizona State Championship
Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27, times vary.
Check out cowboy mounted shooters and more at the ACMSA Arizona State Championship. For times and details, visit the webpage here.

Queen Creek
Annual Labor Day Grill at the Mill
Monday, September 7, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Come visit the Queen Creek Olive Mill to celebrate Labor Day with gourmet goodies, including food and wine, while enjoying music by blues band sensation the Rocket 88’s. Eager to hear more? Click here.

Tucson Pilates Lab Grand Opening
Saturday, September 12, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Love Pilates? Then visit the grand opening of Tucson Pilates Lab for free Reformer demonstrations, snacks, giveaways and mat classes all day. For more information, click here.

Grapes to Glass
Celebration on September 12, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Maynards is hosting its first-ever art and wine festival. Sample wine from 10 local wineries, in addition to seeing and purchasing artwork from local artists. Tickets are $35 and include snacks, 8 samples of wine, a wine glass and limited edition wine holder. Purchase your tickets here.

2nd Saturdays Downtown
Saturday, September 12, 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Enjoy outdoor entertainment, food and fun activities all along the downtown area. Check out the website for more details.

National Circus and Acrobats of China
Flying in from Beijing to Tucson, the National Circus and Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China presents “Peking Dreams,” a performance of movement, color and acrobatic elements. Tickets range from $21 to $49 and can be purchased here.