January’s Top 10 Things to Do

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By Editor January 4, 2017 10:03

January’s Top 10 Things to Do

Happy New Year! 2017 is coming in strong with some of the best events yet in the Valley for the entire family. January’s the month for new beginnings, a fresh start and hitting the right notes with those New Year’s resolutions. And if yours included more family quality time, then here’s the place to start!

Check out our monthly list of the top 10 events making their way to the Valley:

 

Disney on Ice: World of Enchantment @ Talking Stick Resort Arena

Disney on Ice is making yet another stop in Phoenix and bringing to your their one of a kind spectacle “Worlds of Enchantment.” Produced by Feld Entertainment, the show will bring together four Disney classics, including “Cars,” “Toy Story 3,” “The Little Mermaid,” and the enchanting, “Frozen.” Tickets for adults start at $22.50 each and $15 for kids.

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Date (s): January 19th – 22nd

Times vary, see website for details

Location:

Talking Stick Resort Arena

201 E. Jefferson St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

Espinoza Paz @ Comerica Theatre

Isidro Chávez Espinoza, better known as Espinoza Paz is a Latin Grammy nominated Mexican singer, composer, and a favorite in Latin music. He’s now ready to bring his music to Phoenix, delighting the mass of fans waiting to hear his music. So get your tickets now and get ready to sing along to some of his hits, including “A Veces,” “Perdí la Pose,” and “Lo Intentamos.”

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Date: Friday, January 6th

Time: 8:30 p.m.

Location:

Celebrity Theatre

440 N. 32nd St.

Phoenix, AZ 85008

 

 

Phoenix New Times Tacolandia @ Margaret T. Hance Park

The Phoenix New Times team sure knows how to bring a smile to our face — with tacos of course! They are ringing in the new year with Tacolandia, an outdoor sampling event and festival that will feature Phoenix’s best tacos, ranging from trendy hotspots to authentic street style. Some of the participating restaurants include Barrio Cafe, Barrio Nopalero, Macayo’s Mexican Restaurant, Tacos Huicho, among others. Get your tickets now!

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Date: Saturday, January 28th

Time: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Location:

Margaret T. Hance Park

1202 N. 3rd St.

Phoenix, AZ 85003

 

WM Phoenix Open @ TPC Scottsdale

It’s that time of the year again, when the Waste Management Phoenix Open swings by the Valley to gather golf enthusiasts from around the globe in one show. Presented by the Ak-Chin Indian Community, this year’s greatest show on grass will gather 132 players who will shoot for the $6.7 million purse and the $1.2 million first-place check. Meanwhile, the Coors Light Birds Nest will be headlined with A-listers that include Flo Rida, Blink 182 and none other than Steve Aoki.

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Date(s): January 30th – February 5th

Times vary, see website for details

Tickets: $40

Location:

Scottsdale Tournament Players Club (TPC Scottsdale)

17020 N. Hayden Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

 

Adal Ramones @ Celebrity Theatre

TV host and actor Adal Ramones is best known for his stand up comedy acts, also known as his “monologues.” He’s also left a mark in the world of acting, participating in different productions, including “El Americano: The Movie,” “Stuart Little” and most recently, “No Manches Frida.” He’s now bringing his stand up routine to Phoenix this month in what promises to be a night filled with laughter and nothing but good times. So what are you waiting for? Grab your group of friends and get your tickets now before they run out!

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Date: Saturday, January 28th

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: 

Celebrity Theatre

440 N. 32nd St.

Phoenix, AZ 85008

 

UFC Fight Night: Rodriguez vs. Penn @ Talking Stick Resort Arena

Get ready Phoenix — UFC Fight Night is back in Phoenix this year. UFC Fight Night 103 will be the second event the organization has hosted in the Valley, which will feature the featherweight match between Yair Rodriguez and B.J.Penn. Other matches in the night’s main card include Joe Lauzon vs Marcin Held in the Lightweight category, Court McGee vs. Ben Saunders in the Welterweight category and Jimmie Rivera vs. Bryan Caraway in the Bandamweight.

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Date: Sunday, January 15th

Time: 7 p.m.

Location:

Talking Stick Resort Arena

201 E. Jefferson St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction @ the Westworld of Scottsdale

The world’s greatest collector car auction is back in Scottsdale, ready to dazzle enthusiasts from all over the country. This year, the event will kick off with a world-class gala and a star-studded docket during its 46th annual Scottsdale auction. Some of the highlights include Steven Tyler’s personal 2012 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder selling for charity and the 1960 Chevrolet Engineering Research Vehicle used by Zora Arkus-Duntov in his advancements of the Corvette in the 1960s.

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Date(s): January 14th – January 22nd

Times vary, see website for details

Location:

Westworld of Scottsdale

16601 N. Pima Rd.

Scottsdale, AZ 85251

 

 

Annie @ Mesa Arts Center

The Mesa Arts Center is bringing you a production like no other. It’s the Tony Award-winning production “Annie,” presented in partnership with West Coast Entertainment and Mike Petite Presentations. Featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ANNIE includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s A Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism,“Tomorrow.”

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Date(s): January 13th – January 14th

Times vary, see website for details

Tickets: $35 – $75

Location:

Mesa Arts Center

One East Main St.

Mesa, AZ 85201

 

Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat @ Tempe Center for the Arts 

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears at their door, Sally and her brother know that the Cat in the Hat is the most mischievous cat they will ever meet. An adaptation from the book by Dr. Seuss we all know and love, “The Cat in the Hat” is presented by the Tempe Center for the Arts through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International.

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Date(s): January 14th – February 19th, weekends only

Time(s): Saturday 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m.

Tickets: $12 – $26

Location:

Tempe Center for the Arts

700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy

Tempe, AZ 85281

 

Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar @ Herberger Theater Center

It’s an all-time classic — Shakespeare’s Julius Ceasar is ready to take center stage in the Valley at the Herberger Theater Center, presented by The Acting Company and the ASU Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts. Directed by Devin Brain, the production tackles essential questions about the balance of ambition, personal loyalty, and love of country, Shakespeare’s timeless political masterpiece has never been more relevant.

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Date: January 31st

Time: 7 p.m.

Tickets: $25

Location:

Herberger Theater Center

222 E. Monroe St.

Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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By Editor January 4, 2017 10:03

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