November 3-5

Grand Prix of Scottsdale

The Grand Prix of Scottsdale returns to the Scottsdale Waterfront. The streets of will transform into a picturesque version of the Roaring ‘20s in the three-day Gatsby experience. Racing teams will custom-design their own vintage cars. Proceeds benefit Southwest Human Development.

November 3-17

Arizona MusicFest

Featuring the nation’s top artists of classical, chamber, Broadway, jazz, pop and country, this annual festival begins with a six-concert Fall Fest. A Neil Diamond tribute band and performances by Dennis Rowland and Mary Chapin Carpenter are among the highlights.

November 4

Soul Pose

Local instructors lead backlight yoga sessions at WestWorld that are designed for everyone from first-timers to pros. Participants receive a yoga mat, towel, bracelet and confetti with registration. Earlier that day, there’s a pre-session block party to decorate themselves and their mat with body paint.

November 5

Bruno Mars

Combining catchy pop melodies, hip-hop beats and feel-good lyrics, the superstar is known for his chart-topping hits such as “24-Karat Magic,” “Just the Way You Are,” “Uptown Funk,” “That’s What I Like” and “Marry Me.”

November 11

An Evening With Rita Rudner

Comedian Rita Rudner will showcase her unique brand of soft-spoken humor to the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. While working as a dancer on Broadway, according to her bio, she “took a full-time leap from chorus lines to punch lines.” Known for her true-to-life one-liners, Rudner holds the record for the longest-running, solo comedy show in Las Vegas history.

November 12

Live & Local

Get your rhythm and brews on as Live & Local celebrates the best in Arizona food, music and spirits that include local restaurant and beverage partners, celebrity mixologists, entertainers and more. In partnership with the Arizona Restaurant Association, proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale.

November 16 – December 3

The River Bride

Once upon a time, in a fishing village along the Amazon, there lived two sisters struggling to find their happily-ever-after. Brazilian folklore and lyric storytelling blend into a heartrending tale of true love, regret, transformation, and the struggle to stay true to your family while staying true to yourself.

November 25 – January 2

CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink

Get into the spirit of winter by skating on a real ice rink in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Central Avenue is transformed into an ice skater’s dream, decorated with a massive holiday tree and thousands of twinkling lights.  Santa will make an appearance on select days.

November 26

Luxury Designer Showcase

Experience the latest in home design trends as eight Valley interior designers transform individual rooms in a custom family home. Located in Arcadia, attendees are invited to tour the residence and meet the designers. Proceeds benefit Free Arts of Arizona.

November 28 – December 3

The Bodyguard

Based on the film starring Whitney Houston and Kevin Kostner, this award-winning romantic thriller tells the story of a former Secret service agent turned bodyguard, who is hired to protect a pop superstar from an unknown stalker.