Monthly Archives: April 2015

Arizona BBQ Festival


Pit masters from around the Phoenix area will sell barbecued chicken, pork, brisket, vegetables, ribs, cornbread, grilled corn and baked beans. The festival includes toilet-seat horseshoes, a dead-lawn mower race, a watermelon-seed spitting contest, hubcap hurling, keg rolling and bobbing for pig’s feet. Live wrestling, a vodka-lemonade party tent, eating contests and live bluegrass, country and rock-and-roll bands enhance the honky-tonk spirit. The kids zone (more…)

SandFest 2015

The community festival and sandcastle competition kicks-off Friday with a 21-or-older event where guests can meet the Sand Guys from Travel Channel’s “Sand Masters,” enjoy a cash bar, food trucks and (more…)


Kenny Chesney

Chesney is the only country artist in Billboard’s top 10 touring acts of the past 25 years. And he managed to crack that list in only 12 years as a headliner. Since 2003, he has (more…)

Larry Fitzgerald Charity Softball Game

Join the Arizona Cardinals’ star for a charity softball game featuring his fellow NFL stars, including the Seattle Seahawks’ Richard “Legion of Boom” Sherman. Before the game, enjoy watching these football stars hit taters in a home-run derby, starting at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Larry Fitzgerald First Down Fund.

Details: 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25. Salt River Fields, 7555 N. Pima Road, Salt River Reservation. $20. 480-270-5000,


Looking for other things to do if you have a home  in the Tatum Ranch Phoenix, Scottsdale  Area, check out the rest of the blog for other ideas.

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Pat's Run

The 4.2-mile run/walk in Tempe honors the former ASU and Arizona Cardinals football star who left his NFL career to join the Army Rangers after 9/11. The event raises money for the Tillman Foundation and supports the (more…)

Anderson Cooper

The journalist, CNN heartthrob and Kathy Griffin target appears as a guest lecturer under the aegis of the ASU Center for the Study of Race & Democracy. The theme of Cooper’s discussion is (more…)