It’s going to be a high-flyin’, foot-stompin’ weekend in Scottsdale
Nov. 2, 2011
Contact: Mike Phillips, public affairs manager, (480) 312-7825
It’s going to be a high-flyin’, foot-stompin’ weekend in
Scottsdale welcomes November with a weekend of wings, wheels, hooves and other fun things.
Get off to a flying start … with the Scottsdale Air Fair Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5-6, at the Scottsdale Airport. Visitors will get an up-close look at the best of military, experimental, civilian and vintage aircraft and warbirds. Gates open both days at 9 a.m. You’ll be able to go inside the planes, meet the pilots and explore aviation firsthand. Get ticket details and other information by calling (480) 980-2174 or visiting www.scottsdaleairfair.com.
Horses & Horsepower … If you prefer your transportation a bit more grounded, don’t miss the first annual Polo Party – “Horses & Horsepower!” on Saturday at WestWorld. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. at the on-site Olive and Ivy Mimosa Champagne Lounge followed by a 1 p.m. polo match. Some great cars will be on display as a sneak peak to the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Car Auction. Get ticket details and more event information at www.thepoloparty.com.
La Gran Fiesta … Scottsdale’s Civic Center Mall is alive with dance, music and food this weekend as part of La Gran Fiesta: A Celebration of Latin & Hispanic Culture. This free community festival runs Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. and features performances by Arizona’s top Latin bands, activities for children and families, a mercado with handmade gifts and Latin-inspired food and drinks. For more information, visit www.scottsdaleperformingarts.org/fiesta.
Run for the Cure … If you’re looking for a great way to burn a few hundred calories before or after the Fiesta, you’re in luck! The Civic Center Mall Area hosts the start to Sunday’s Scottsdale/Tempe Women’s Half Marathon to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure. More information is available at: http://www.womenshalfmarathon.com/scottsdale-tempe/.
More Scottsdale special events … There’s something exciting going on every weekend in Scottsdale. To get a complete list of activities, check out the city’s events calendar at:
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