Through March 10

Rodeo Scottsdale

phoenix.org/event/rodeo-scottsdale/

The 65th annual Rodeo Scottsdale is back for more action-packed shows. This PRCA-sanctioned event attracts bull riders, ropers, steer wrestlers, barrel racers, bronco riders and rodeo clowns.

Through March 10

Fine Art & Wine Affaire

thundrbirdartists.com

Showcasing more than 125 award-winning artists, the event includes live music, food and wine tastings.

Through March 10

Flying Burrito & Food Festival

crescentphx.com

Crescent Ballroom and 2nd Avenue will be transformed into a live music and burrito haven. Taste as many as 50 burritos from local vendors and party with live entertainment that include over 25 bands, lawn games and live lucha libre wrestling.  

Through March 10

Scottsdale Arts Festival

www.scottsdalearts.org

This award-winning festival features more than 170 jury-selected artists, live entertainment, activities for children and culinary specialties from gourmet food trucks and local eateries.  

Through March 24

Celebration of Fine Art

www.celebrateart.com

This annual gathering showcases 100+ renowned artists from across the country.

Through March 24

Arizona Fine Art Expo

www.arizonafineartexpo.com

Attendees can meet and watch artists at work in 124 studios.

Through March 26

Spring Training

www.cactusleague.com

Kickoff the season as 15 major league baseball teams play at 10 Phoenix metro area facilities.

Through March 31

Arizona Renaissance Festival

renfestinfo.com

At this unique outdoor event, guests are transported back to the 16th century with a festival village of castles, cottages and pubs. In this medieval amusement park, enjoy costumed characters, a jousting tournament, feasting opportunities, an arts and crafts fair and live entertainment.

Through May 31

Art on the Wild Side

www.phoenixzoo.org

Artists Tania Bolin, Larry Finkel and April Howland showcase their unique vision of wildlife and conservation using various mediums. The art is available for purchase with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Zoo and its conservation efforts.

March 8

Xavier Fashion Show

https://www.xcp.org/

Hosted by the Mothers’ Guild of Xavier College Preparatory, stylish Xavier seniors walk the runway. Accompanied by Brophy students, the annual fundraiser will be held at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort. Proceeds benefit the Xavier scholarship fund.

March 9

And the Beat Goes On…

https://childrensmuseumofphoenix.org/

This fundraiser for Children’s Museum of Phoenix begins inside with a cocktail reception and a silent auction. The evening continues outside, under the stars, with a live auction, dinner and dancing to the tunes of AZ Rhythm Connection.

March 9

Fresh Start Gala

www.fswf.org

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation hosts its annual fundraiser which includes a cocktail reception, a fashion show with styles from Neiman Marcus, live entertainment and dancing. This year’s Founders’ Award will be presented to Cindy Watts.

March 9

Mixology 101

www.sanctuaryoncamelback.com

Jade Bar mixologists share techniques on creating craft cocktails using different spirits. The March 9 class focuses on gin.

March 10

Lin Sue Cooney

https://bethamitemple.org/

Local celeb, Lin Sue Cooney, talks about her transition from Chanel 12 newscaster and journalist to Hospice of the Valley executive. 

March 12

Cocktails Under the Cosmos

www.mountainshadows.com

Celebrate the stars with savory bites and signature cocktails created on this month’s astrological sign, Pisces. With guidance by an expert astronomer, explore the galaxy through a telescope lens. 

March 13

Taste of the Foothills

https://foothillscaringcorps.com/annual-fundraiser/

Foothills Caring Corps, an organization whose mission is to promote elderly independence, hosts this fundraiser. Held at Civana Carefree Resort, gourmet food from local restaurants, entertainment and a live auction add to the festivities. 

March 14-16

Mecum Auctions

www.mecum.com

Hundreds of classic and collector cars cross the auction block at this fast-moving event.

March 14-17

The Wall That Heals

https://pleasantharbor.com/event/the-wall-that-heals/

Honoring more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. armed forces in the Vietnam War, this three-quarter replica of the Vietnam Memorial is on view in Peoria. The Memorial lists the names of more than 58,000 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.