Through December 3

The River Bride

www.arizonatheatre.org

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.

Through December 30

South Pacific

www.azbroadway.org

The Get swept away to the mysterious island of Bali Ha’i as you experience infectious fun, laughter and the heartache of forbidden love. One of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s most enduring stories and masterful scores including such show-stopping numbers as “There is Nothing Like a Dame” and “Some Enchanting Evening.”

Through January 2

CitySkate Holiday Ice Rink

www.phxicerink.com

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.

December 2

Cowboy Cauldron Cooking

https://www.hermosainn.com/scottsdale-paradise-valley/…of…/holiday-cooking-class

Using our Cowboy Cauldron, LON’s chefs will demonstrate how to prepare an impressive holiday meal entirely on the grill. The scents of holiday cooking will fill the air while the tastes bring back favorite holiday memories.

December 3

Sit. Stay. Brunch.

www.lostourhome.org

Enjoy sparkling champagne, a gourmet brunch, silent and live auctions, inspiring stories and adoptable pets. The event will be held at Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia, with proceeds supporting Lost Our Home Pet Rescue, a nonprofit that provides services to pets and their owners in crisis.

December 7

Tony Bennett

https://www.celebritytheatre.com/

With 19 Grammies, two Emmy Awards, an active touring schedule and over 70 albums under his belt, the 91-year young crooner has no intention of retiring. Anticipate an evening of Bennett classics including “I Left My Heart in San Francisco,” “Rags to Riches” and “Fly Me to the Moon.”

December 9

12K’s of Christmas

www.12krun.com

Dressed in holiday running attire, participants will spread Christmas joy on 12K, 6K and 1.2K runs or walks. Carolers are stationed throughout the course to serenade the runners. Strollers, wagons and leashed pets are welcome. Pet adoptions and a bazaar are included with proceeds benefitting local animal rescue groups.

December 17

Carol Burnett

www.comericatheatre.com

The award-winning actress and best-selling author hosts an evening of laughter. Opening the floor to questions from the audience, the program is reminiscent of the legendary The Carol Burnett Show, which ran for 11 consecutive years and garnered 25 Emmy Awards.

December 19-24

Cinderella

www.asugammage.com

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning musical that delighted audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale.This lush production is a hilarious and romantic experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream…or a really great pair of shoes.

December 29 – January 1

ArabHorse Farm Tour

www.arabhorsefarmtours.com

Scottsdale’s most prestigious Arabian horse farms welcome the public to open-barn tours and presentations to experience firsthand the beauty, history and lifestyle of the Arabian horse. Refreshments, raffles and a silent auction to benefit Healing Hearts Animal Rescue & Refuge are included.