Friday, April 4, 2014
Phoenix Film Festival
The 14th Annual film festival takes place through April 10th. This year’s festival will screen more that 150 films and will attract thousands of viewers.
Details: Harkins Scottsdale 101, 7000 E Mayo Blvd., Phoenix. $13 for single films; $40-$300 for packages
Wild Horse Pass will be hosting Phoenix BikeFest this weekend. More than 60 vendors and various bike demonstrations will take place throughout the day. Nighttime headliners include the Cult on Friday and Sammy Hagar on Saturday.
Details: April 4-6, 10am-10pm. Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino, 5040 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Gila River Reservation. $25-$75.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
Run the Runway
Scottsdale Airport will host the annual Run the Runway. Participants can run a 5K, 10K or enjoy a kid’s 1-mile Mascot Dash featuring the Sun’s Gorilla, ASU’s Sparky and the Diamondback’s Baxter. Planes and entertainment will be features, along with bounce inflatables, music and more.
Details: 6:30-10am. Scottsdale Airport, 15000 N Airport Dr.
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park will be the place to be to view the stars. Come during the day when a specialized lens will be set up for viewing the sun or come at night for a presentation, followed by stargazing through telescopes.
Details: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5. Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, 10 miles north of Payson on Arizona 87.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Viva La Local Food Festival
Take a trip to Tucson and check out the food scene. This festival will celebrate local produce, meats, restaurants, craft beer and wine. Live music will be performed and chefs will be on hand for live demonstrations.
Details: 9am-5pm Rillito Downs, 4502 N. First Ave. Tucson. $5 parking.