EVENT DATE : January 22, 5:00PM
The Local Chandler

Chandler Innovations will host the mixer where your first drink and a few shared appetizers are on the house. Chandler Innovators is a team that specializes in helping engineers, inventors and entrepreneurs move from idea to investment while challenging them to understand what their product is, who it is for, and how to build their company. InnovationsIncubator.com

EVENT DATE : 24-26
Heritage Square, Phoenix

The Cochise Graham Wine Council, Inc partners will present the largest gathering of Arizona wineries with over 25 wineries pouring endless wine varieties. The festival will have food trucks, a vintage village and numerous other non-winery vendors. Enjoy award-winning Willcox wines paired with culinary delights on Friday at 6 p.m. to benefit Horses Help. There will be live entertainment throughout the festival. WillcoxWineCoutry.org

EVENT DATE : January 24, 8:00PM
Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass

Saturday Night Fever is a sensational production featuring dance hits such as “Night Fever,” “Jive Talkin’,” How Deep Is Your Love,” You Should Be Dancing” and “Nights of Broadway,” along with iconic Bee Gees ballads such as “Started a Joke,” “Massachusetts,” “Words,” “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?” and “To Love Somebody.” PlayAtGila.com

EVENT DATE : January 25, 11:00AM

Exceptional Pets, a local pet emporium that focuses on preventative and emergency veterinary care, day camp, resort lodging, salon, and retail services is holding their Grand Opening event for the Chandler location.  It is a FREE family- and pet-friendly event.  11am-3pm.  Free goody bags, food, beverages, music and pet adoptions with AZ R.E.S.C.U.E. Location 2000 W Ray Road, Chandler 85224

EVENT DATE : January 25, 7:30PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

The Texas Tenors return to Chandler to thrill audiences with their unrestrained setlist, from Broadway to boot-scootin’, from pop to patriotic. Since their whirlwind debut on America’s Got Talent, The Texas Tenors have garnered multiple awards, accolades, and an international network of fans with their chart-topping albums and their Emmy-winning PBS special, You Should Dream. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : January 26, 7:30AM
Downtown Chandler Stage Park

The event is designed to empower women of all ages and abilities on a beautiful downtown scenic run on a safe and secured course. Registration includes plenty of goodies, swag and the She Power finisher medal. 131Events.com

EVENT DATE : January 31, 5:00PM
Environment Education Center

The Environmental Education Center is looking for photos that showcase the awe-inspiring nature of Chandler. Photos should capture your unique perspective of nature such as a powerful wildlife shot, a stunning landscape, or a look at a complicated environmental issue. Both amateurs and professionals alike are welcome to submit photos. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : January 31, 7:30PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

This stereotype-defying, classically trained, hip-hop violin duo incorporates jazz, R&B, roots, rap and pop into their unconstrained, unconventional and truly unforgettable sound. The dynamic performers first garnered national attention when playing with Alicia Keys at the Billboard Music Awards, and shortly after became a sensation, touring with Wu-Tang Clan, Ciara, Aerosmith and Kanye West, among others. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : 1-March 1
Chandler Museum

For as long as there have been nations, those nations have built walls. This exhibit from Overland Traveling Exhibits asks why. It explores the history and future of several of the world’s major geopolitical barriers, taking a closer look at four historically-significant walls: The Great Wall of China, the Berlin Wall, the Israel/West Bank Barrier, and the U.S./Mexico Border Wall. ChandlerAZ.gov/museum

TPC Scottsdale

The Waste Management Phoenix Open wraps up its last two days of what has come to be known as "The People's Open." Defending champion Rickie Fowler will be back, as well as other golf greats. The concert Saturday evening at the Coors Light Birds Nest features Kygo. WMPhoenixOpen.com

EVENT DATE : 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Dr. A. J. Chandler Park West

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday this month, stop by Dr. A.J. Chandler Park West to shop for local produce, freshly made foods and artisan goods. Before or after you shop, at 10 a.m., join in for Yoga at the Park, a free, 45-minute class taught by FLO Yoga & Cycle. Bring a mat, sunscreen and water. ChandlerAZ.gov

Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

More than 55 of the Valley's best food trucks will be part of this family friendly festival, which brings together a variety of restaurants on wheels all to one location. Each truck will offer $2 samples of their homemade treats. The festival also features food eating contests, a kids' zone, and more. StreetEatsAZ.com

EVENT DATE : February 8, 8:00PM
Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass

Queen Nation’s live 90-minute production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen. Audiences are amazed at the accuracy of Queen Nation’s live retrospective journey through such Queen songs as We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are the Champions, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Another One Bites The Dust, and many more. PlayAtGila.com

EVENT DATE : February 9, 3:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Five-time GRAMMY Award winners Ladysmith Black Mambazo bring the tradition of storytelling and spreading a message of peace, love and harmony with their powerful a capella vocals and graceful dancing. Famous for their singing on Paul Simon’s Graceland, don’t miss a joy-filled afternoon of music. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : February 10, 6:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Chandler, the competition is on! Emerging dancers, musicians, singers, comedians, and spoken word artists take center stage at Chandler’s newest Youth & Teen Talent Competition. This entertaining evening highlights new acts from around the Valley, allowing contestants to showcase their skills and compete for a chance to win big. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : 13-23
WestWorld of Scottsdale

The world’s largest, family-friendly horse show showcases more than 2,400 Arabian horses from around the world. In addition to the competition, there's a Shopping Expo, with more than 350 unique commercial exhibitors, and trade booths. Also, food vendors, ice cream socials, art contests, behind-the-scenes barn tours, educational round pen demonstrations, and the opportunity to meet an Arabian horse. ScottsdaleShow.com

EVENT DATE : February 13, 12:00PM
The Forum

Head to The Forum for an afternoon of of lunch and networking, designed to provide opportunities to meet many other businesses professionals in a short amount of time. Table facilitators keep conversations organized and flowing, and encourage introductions. Similar to other networking groups ,participants have an opportunity to showcase their business or personal-brand and answer questions about their business. Eventbrite.com/e/speed-networking-tickets-86701268829

EVENT DATE : February 13, 7:30PM
Mesa Arts Center

The most successful reality romance series in the history of television is coming to Mesa. Hosted by Bachelor Nation favorites Ben Higgins and Becca Kufrin, the live event guarantees all the drama of your favorite TV show in one evening. One eligible hometown bachelor will be introduced to local ladies from the audience for a chance at love. MesaArtsCenter.com

EVENT DATE : 15-17
Various venues

From the Cocktail Carnival featuring a performance by national touring act MarchFourth marching band on Feb. 15 at Walter Where?House, to Top Bars on Feb. 16 at The Croft, to the Last Slinger Standing bartending competition on Feb. 17 at Young's Market Company's 7th & Union building, this event promises a variety of experiences. Also, events, dinners and exclusive cocktail tastings. ArizonaCocktailWeekend.com

EVENT DATE : February 15, 12:00PM
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park

This event brings the sounds, smells, tastes and culture of New Orleans to Chandler. Local restaurants, including Angry Crab Shack, Bayou Bistro, Honey Bears BBQ Cajun Cuisine, JJ's Louisiana BBQ and Maya's Cajun Kitchen will be dishing up crawfish, shrimp, gumbo, po’ boys, and fried catfish. There will also be live music, eating contests, a kids' zone, and more. SouthwestCajunFest.com

EVENT DATE : February 15, 7:00PM
The Forum

Prepare for a night of big laughs when super funny standup comedians perform in this comedy showcase. Eventbrite.com/e/stand-up-comedy-night-tickets-86972046733

EVENT DATE : February 16, 3:00PM
Gila River Hotels & Casinos – Wild Horse Pass

AbbaFab is a stunning tribute to the music of ABBA. This production is a tribute to some of the greatest music produced in the '70s and '80s, including monster hits such as Waterloo, Fernando, Honey Honey, Dancing Queen, and countless others. From earlier hits to Mamma Mia, AbbaFab will take you on a journey that is unmatched. PlayAtGila.com

EVENT DATE : 22-March 27
Vision Gallery

In Two Players, Two Quarters, father and son team Such and Champ Styles use their pressurized vessels of paint to explore how classic video games have influenced popular culture through a series of portraits of iconic heroes, villains, and accomplices. Join the Vision Gallery for an opening reception with the artists on Feb. 21, from 6–8 p.m. VisionGallery.org

EVENT DATE : 22-23
Desert Botanical Garden

Devour Phoenix is comprised of three signature events: Seven Chefs Dinner, Devour the World presented by the City of Peoria, and Devour Culinary Classic. All aim to elevate Arizona's culinary and cocktail culture and spotlight the region as a world-class destination for food and dining. The premier event, the 11th Annual Devour Culinary Classic, features Arizona's best chefs, finest wines, beers and spirits. DevourPhoenix.com

EVENT DATE : 22, 23
Rawhide Western Town

Celebrating its second year, this music festival features performances by names such as Damian "Jr Gong" Marley, Passafire, Synergy, Rebelution, Tribal Seeds, The Expendables, Clint Stevens, and many more. The festival is brought by the same producers as California Roots Music & Artist Festival, which has become synonymous with top-notch performances and unforgettable festival experiences. ArizonaRootsFestival.com

EVENT DATE : February 23, 7:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Virtuosa Lucia Micarelli returns to Chandler after her beautiful performance last year, taking audiences on a musical journey with her incredible, emotional vulnerability and technical perfection. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : February 25, 12:00AM
Local participating restaurants

Eat Your Art Out Chandler is a community event that brings together Chandler restaurants, arts patrons and corporate sponsors for one day to show their support for the arts in Chandler. Restaurants help by donating a percentage of their proceeds to the Chandler Center for the Arts on that day. You help by eating at one or more of the participating restaurants. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : February 29, 8:00PM
Mesa Arts Center

Join in a special 75th Birthday Celebration of Perlman, whose career has become legendary since making his world-premiere on The Ed Sullivan Show over 60 years ago. The evening will be a multi-media experience with Perlman sharing stories of his life, family and career. MesaArtsCenter.com