EVENT DATE : October 22, 6:00PM
ASU Chandler Innovation Center

If you have ever imagined a garden with colorful fluttering butterflies, this class can teach you how to create that. Discover habitat needs and the best plants to incorporate into your landscape for attracting adult butterflies, as well as plants that allow them to complete their life cycle. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : October 25, 5:30PM
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park

Don’t miss the city’s iconic Halloween festival, complete with many games, activities, costume contests, and plenty opportunities for photo opps. Catch Hotel Transylvania 2, and grab some munchies as the little ones fill their bags with candy from the trunk-or-treat station. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : October 25, 5:30PM
The Forum

Stop by The Forum for its 2019 Trunk or Treat. Come dressed in your costume and Trunk or Treat around the parking lot. There will cars decorated for Halloween, lots of candy, a full bar setup on the patio, food, and much more. This event is open to the public. TheAzForum.com  

EVENT DATE : October 26, 12:00PM
Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center

Forget bobbing for apples; try dunking for pumpkins. Join Chandler Aquatics at Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center for its annual Pumpkin Dunk. Pick your pumpkin right out of the heated pool, then give it some flair at the decorating station. Water games, activities and a public swim, too. ChandlerAZ.gov 

EVENT DATE : October 26, 5:00PM
The Forum

The rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversation was probably the last thing heard by the  unexpectedly deceased at the Annual Billionaires Club Masquerade Ball. With a mystery under each feathery façade, unmasking the killer may be quite a challenge. It’s up to you to determine which partygoer is guilty and bring this crime to justice! Eventbrite.com/e/murder-mystery-dinner-at-the-forum-tickets-66459571367

EVENT DATE : October 26, 6:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Chandler Center for the Arts with the Chandler Cultural Foundation. Attendees will be Groovin' Through the Decades with dinner on the Center's Main Stage, a live music performance, and live auction. Proceeds from Center Stage benefit the Chandler Cultural Foundation, providing performing arts programs annually to more than 210,000 individuals, including 5,400 youth. ChandlerCenter.org.

EVENT DATE : October 27, 8:00AM
Tempe Beach Park

The annual Autism Speaks Walk in partnership with Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center is back. Register your team of family, friends and loved ones and help support and raise awareness for autism. Nearly 15,000 participants will come together to spread awareness, fundraise and connect with families impacted by autism. Free, but advance registration is encouraged. AutismCenter.org/2019-autism-speaks-walk-partnership-sarrc

EVENT DATE : November 2, 8:00AM
Tempe Town Lake

Arizona Animal Welfare League hosts its largest annual fundraiser, where over 3,500 people and dogs help raise funds for thousands of homeless and medically in-need animals. Walk around Tempe Town Lake and then browse endless pet-friendly vendors and activities at this family- and pet-friendly event. The event will also feature food trucks and a beer garden. AAWL.org

EVENT DATE : November 2, 10:00AM
WestWorld of Scottsdale

This popular polo event is back, with polo matches, performances, and signature events within the event like the Canine Couture Dog Fashion Show, the World’s Longest Catwalk Fashion Show presented by Phoenix Fashion Week, a half-time Rugby match, a preview of 2020 Barrett-Jackson’s World’s Greatest Car Collector Auction, and halftime performances by the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. ThePoloParty.com

EVENT DATE : 3, 10, 17, 24
Valley Christian High School

Healthy Kids Running Series is a national, community-based nonprofit that provides a fun, inclusive five-week running series for ages 2-14, designed for kids to get active, feel accomplished, and lay the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. Join in one race or race in all five races of the series (Nov. 3-Dec. 8). HealthyKidsRunningSeries.com/race-locations/chandler-az

WestWorld of Scottsdale

The spirit of Pinterest will come to life with crafts, workshops, shopping and more than 100 classes taught by top experts, influencers and creators. Crafty guests are invited to learn, create and connect as they shop an entire floor of nearly 300 local and national brands. AZ.PinnersConference.com

Tumbleweed Ranch

Experience an up-close look at Western history during Chandler’s iconic culinary event. Teams from around the Southwest use authentic 1880s chuck wagons and historic cooking methods to create the best meals fit for the trail. Enjoy a beer garden and live music. Funds raised help develop educational outreach opportunities at Tumbleweed Ranch. PardnersOfTumbleweedRanch.org  

EVENT DATE : November 9, 11:00AM
The Forum

Grab your girlfriends, moms and sisters and enjoy a mimosa while you shop from favorite local vendors. Browse vendors such as Color Street, Flawless Faces, Isagenix, Lifevantage, Monat, Homemade Lotions, Udder Love, Mary Kay, Willing Beauty, Chalk Couture, doTERRA, Stella & Dot and Norwex. Don’t miss a chance to win high-value door prizes. Eventbrite.com/e/brunch-browsing-beauty-tickets-72340296775

EVENT DATE : November 9, 7:30PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Country superstar LeAnn Rimes comes to Chandler on her national tour. The multi-platinum selling artist continues to astound her fans since winning her first GRAMMY Award at age 14. A gifted songwriter with an incredible depth of sound, she arrives to perform an intimate acoustic set of beloved hits as well as songs from her newest album. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : November 10, 9:00AM
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park

Get your holiday shopping done early at the free family-friendly, open-air market in the heart of the city. Products and services from 150 merchants will fill the streets with artisan gourmet foods, holiday items, jewelry, clothing, art, health and wellness services and home improvements, décor and furnishings. ArizonaHarvestFest.com

EVENT DATE : November 15, 12:30PM
Bear Creek Golf Complex

Hit the links and get your daily dose of iron when you tee up in support of the Mayor’s Committee for People with Disabilities Scholarship Fund and Disability Awareness Events. The challenge will include green fees, range balls, a golf polo, a golfer gift, course contest holes, and dinner. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : November 15, 6:00PM
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park

The new family-friendly concert series will take place on the third Friday of every month through May. The events are free and celebrate Downtown Chandler as the premier live entertainment scene in the Valley. November's event will feature the Chandler Children’s Choir and Desert Dixie. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : 16-Nov. 24
Chandler Museum

This National WWII Museum traveling exhibit opens at Chandler Museum on Oct. 16. The exhibit will explore the events that followed Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, which ultimately led to America’s entry into World War II. ChandlerAZ.gov/museum

EVENT DATE : 16, 17
Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

At Salt River fields at Talking Stick, taste over 30 chefs and restaurants’ cheesiest creations. Also, a Beer Tent, game area for kids and adults, live music, and a demonstration tent sponsored by American Beauty Pasta. Families can put their own twist on the dish at the Home Chef S’Mac Down. MacandCheeseFestAZ.com

EVENT DATE : November 16, 9:00AM
Tumbleweed Park

Dogs and their owners will come out to play during this fur-filled day of free family fun. Vendors will cater to pups of all types, whether yours prefers to “ruff it” on a hike or prefers to sit in the lap of luxury. Additional activities will include pet adoptions, pet psychic readings, pet caricatures and more. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : November 17, 10:00AM
Margaret T. Hance Park

Approximately 20 local donut makers will be on hand serving donuts, samples of donuts, donut holes, and all manner of donut creations to about 3,000 attendees. Arizona food blogger, Diana Brandt (@AZFoodie on Instagram), is once again partnering with the festival. Also, a mimosa bar, craft beer and wine tasting stations, fun lawn games, and live bands. DowntownDonutFest.com

EVENT DATE : November 17, 7:30PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Journey through the history of one of the world’s greatest civilizations in this epic theatrical performance of kung fu and dance with world-class performers, dazzling costumes and breathtaking stories. Experience ancient China by traveling back in time to meet its heroes and villains. Watch dynasties rise and fall and battles won and lost in an unforgettable adventure. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : November 21, 6:00PM
The Forum

Master Artist, Erica Marr, will instruct the group as couples recreate the iconic “Sandy Claws.” The project is designed for a team of two. Each will create half of the whole to hang side-by-side. You can also paint a one-canvas version if you don't want to share. Enjoy food, beverages and exceptional service. PaintingAndVino.com/event/4670/couples-painting-sandy-claws

EVENT DATE : 22-24
Chandler Center for the Arts

Late Nite Catechism is an uproarious piece of theater that takes audience members back—sometimes nostalgically, sometimes fearfully—to the children they once were in this play where the  irrepressible Sister teaches an adult catechism class to a roomful of “students” (the audience). ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : 22-Jan. 3, 2020
Vision Gallery

With the theme of "From Ordinary to Extraordinary," this annual art quilt exhibition has grown from a local and regional quilt show to a respected vehicle for contemporary works for artists from around the United States and Canada. VisionGallery.org

EVENT DATE : November 23, 9:00AM
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park

The market returns this fall for its second season and features local produce, freshly made foods, and artisan goods. You can even enjoy some yoga in the park at 10 a.m. All ages and levels are welcome but don’t forget a mat, sunscreen and water. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : November 28, 5:30AM
Hamilton Aquatic Center

Get in your laps at the Annual Turkey Swim and burn some calories before the big Thanksgiving dinner. The water will be heated and admission will be free to swimmers who bring canned food items for donation to a local food bank. ChandlerAZ.gov