In The Neighborhood: Things to do in FebruaryPosted 01/30/2015
Now that the holiday season is over, Arizonans can enjoy the beautiful, warm weather and fabulous events that take place in February. Whether you’re looking for a day of culture, entertainment or exercise, we are happy to offer the ultimate guide for what’s happening around our West Valley, East Valley and Tucson neighborhoods:
Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday, Feb 6 – Sunday, Feb 8
Surprise Recreation Campus, 15960 N. Bullard Ave. Surprise, AZ 85374
Enjoy a vast array of paintings, jewelry, photography, sculptures and wine at the 3rd Annual Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival, hosted by Thunderbird Artists and the City of Surprise. Back by popular demand, the three-day festival is sure to be extraordinary, with plenty to admire. Admission is $3 or enjoy a wine tasting ticket with souvenir glass for $10.
Fitness in the District at Westgate Entertainment District
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb 3, Feb 10, Feb 17, and Feb 24
Westgate Entertainment District, 6751 N. Sunset Blvd. Glendale, AZ 85305
Whether your New Year’s resolution was to get in shape, or you just want to have some fun and break a sweat at the same time, this is the event for you. Every Tuesday night throughout February, enjoy a free, one-hour fitness session at Westgate Entertainment District for Fitness in the District. Simply bring a mat and your friends and family to enjoy the DJ, complimentary refreshments, giveaways and kick-butt workouts!
Arts in the Park Concert Series
3:00- 5:00 p.m. Sunday, Feb 8
Wigwam Resort Front Lawn, 300 Wigwam Blvd. Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Grab the family and your favorite lawn chair to enjoy the music of the Arts in the Park Concert Series, one Sunday a month at the Wigwam Resort Front Lawn. On February 8, listen to Come Back Buddy, a 3-piece rock-n-roll band featuring music from the 50’s era including covers of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Ricky Nelson and of course, Buddy Holly. This concert is sure to be a blast for the whole family!
Chandler Classic Car & Hot Rod Show
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb 28
Historic Downtown Chandler
Missed out on Barrett Jackson last month? Well, here’s your chance in Historic Downtown Chandler at the Chandler Classic Car & Hot Rod Show! Free to the public, this event will feature over 240 registered classic cars and hot rods, food court, Beer Garden with local bands, vendors and marketplace with arts and crafts.
Fine Valentine Couple’s Relay and Ramp Run
8:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb 8
Geronimo Plaza at Main Gate Square, 814 E University Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85719
Get an early start on Valentine’s Day with mimosas, costumes and a whole lot of love at the Fine Valentine Couple’s Relay and Ramp Race. Couples and single runners are welcome to join in the festivities with a 4-mile couple’s relay, 4-mile individual ramp race or 2 mile walk/jog. Following the race, bring your IDs for mimosas and snacks during the award ceremony for best costumes, best cupid, best anti-valentine and best PDA.
Off the Wine Arizona Wine Festival
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb 21
Historic Steam Pump Ranch in Oro Valley
Oro Valley is giving parents a great idea for a unique Valentine’s Day date this year. Leave the kids at home for date-day on Saturday, Feb 21 at the 2nd Annual Off the Vine Arizona Wine Festival. Meet Arizona winemakers, sip on some of the greatest Arizona vinos from 20 local wineries, and take home your favorites. Tickets are $20 if purchased before Feb 20, $25 at the door.
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