EVENT DATE : August 23, 5:00PM
The Forum

Enjoy entertainment by five stand-up comedians, Ben Anderson, Kerri Gallagher, Mo Kitazumi and Richard Prange. The headliner for the evening is Michael Longfellow, who has been a regular at the Tempe Improv and Stand Up Live. He placed second at the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta, and was chosen as one of TBS' Comics To Watch. 21+. Eventbrite.com/e/stand-up-night-at-the-forum-tickets-62959463450

EVENT DATE : August 23, 7:00PM
Lone Tree Golf Club

Participants can run or walk the beautiful 3-mile course for the fundraising event that will benefit the Hamilton High School Girls and Boys Cross Country Program. Medals will be presented to the top male and female winners of each age category and the overall winners will receive a prize. RunSignup.com/race/az/chandler/summernightsatlonerree

EVENT DATE : August 24, 7:30PM
Mesa Arts Center

The evening will feature the third generation of the Royal Family of Guitars, Celino and Lito Romero, who take center stage with special guest, guitarist Eric Symons, for an evening of Spanish sounds and tastes. This event is one in a series called Classical Music Inside Out and will be held in the Piper Theater. MesaArtsCenter.com

EVENT DATE : August 30, 8:00PM
Talking Stick Resort

Spend an evening being entertained by comedian Jeff Foxworthy. Jeff is a Grammy Award-nominee and bestselling author of more than 26 books. Widely known for his redneck jokes, his act goes well beyond that to explore the humor in everyday family interactions and human nature, a style that has been compared to Mark Twain’s. TalkingStickResort.com

EVENT DATE : 1-Oct. 12
Chandler Museum

Everyday objects may not be so ordinary when seen through the eyes of an artist. Using abstraction, manipulation and interpretation, local emerging and mid-career artists share works created in response to objects from the Chandler Museum artifact collection. ChandlerMuseum.org

EVENT DATE : 1-Oct. 5
Vision Gallery

Through Each Other’s Eyes™ began in 1988 as an element of the first “Japan Week” sponsored by the Phoenix Sister Cities Commission. The concept is for two Phoenix photographers to visit and be hosted by photographers another country, and to document the cultural life there. Then, those photographers host two photographers from abroad. The result is 80 photographs showcasing each photographers' view. VisionGallery.org 

EVENT DATE : 4-Oct. 10
The Gallery at CCA

Escenas de Mexico features new and recent work by Phoenix based painter José Andrés Girón. Using bold colors and a strong sense of humanity, Girón pays homage to many important aspects of Hispanic and Latino culture. VisionGallery.org

EVENT DATE : September 9, 7:00AM
Whirlwind Golf Club

The West Region chapter of the Veteran Golfers Association is hosting a golf tournament. Participants will be supporting veterans and their family members through the camaraderie and sportsmanship of golf. Find your partner and register soon to ensure your spot. VGAGolf.org

EVENT DATE : September 10, 5:30PM
Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Mayor Kevin Hartke will join Chandler’s Neighborhood Advisory Committee to educatemembers of homeowners associations (HOA) and engage residents in conversations about the experiences and challenges they face within their HOA. The presentation will address how to have a successful association by following the law, being transparent, and working together with residents. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : September 10, 6:00PM
ASU Chandler Innovation Center

Learn how to design an earth-friendly yard from a certified water harvesting practitioner. Participants will discover how to collect and utilize rainwater from roofs, driveways, patios and sidewalks to reduce water consumption. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : September 13, 6:00AM
Ocotillo Golf Club

Grab breakfast and compete in a charitable golf event at Ocotillo Golf Club, a premier golf destination offering stunning golf links designed by renowned course architect Ted Robinson and is a recipient of Golf Digest's 4 1/2 Star Best Places to Play Award. A portion of the proceeds benefits the winners of Chandler Chamber Community Foundation Scholarships. ChandlerChamber.com

EVENT DATE : September 13, 5:00PM
City of Chandler

The City of Chandler’s award-winning Leadership in Training program is recruiting teens between the ages of 13-17. Members of the program will be exposed to real work environments with the city and gain professional work skills such as job interviewing, accountability and responsibility. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : September 13, 6:00PM
Mesa Arts Center

The free family-friendly festival inspired by flora and fauna is one of the five exhibitions opening at Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum this fall. The festival includes an evening of celebration and entertainment with live music, art studio demonstrations, hands-on activities and delicious food. MesaArtsCenter.com

EVENT DATE : September 14, 12:00PM
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park

This event is a taco-lover’s dream! Held in the heart of Chandler, find creative tacos, taco-eating and salsa competitions, mariachi music, a low-rider car show, a margarita hut, a niños play zone and a piñata party. The night will feature artfully crafted tacos from more than a dozen local restaurants. www.rockintacoaz.com

EVENT DATE : September 14, 5:00PM
The Forum

You’re invited to the Dunn Speakeasy for the wedding of the year! In this “Death of a Gangster” event, you’ll never know who to trust. With two families merging together, someone is bound to lose power, which means someone else will lose their life! Get on the trolley and help solve this case. Tickets include dinner and show. SeptemberMurderMystery.eventbrite.com

EVENT DATE : September 15, 7:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Distinctive pop stylings and catchy melodies made Squeeze one of the UK’s biggest bands of the ’80s. The New Wave icons are coming to Chandler to perform their hits, from Black Coffee in Bed to Tempted and beyond. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : September 19, 7:30PM
Mesa Arts Center

One of America’s iconic classic rock bands, KANSAS, is performs at Mesa Arts Center. With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, the “garage band” continues to remain a fixture on classic rock radio. They have reached a whole new audience though their unmistakable presence on popular video games, Rock Band and Guitar hero. MesaArtsCenter.com

EVENT DATE : 20-29
Various locations

During these 10 days, diners can take advantage of three-course meals and prix-fixe menus for just $33 or $44 per person at participating restaurants around the state. ArizonaRestaurantWeek.com

EVENT DATE : September 21, 9:00AM
Veterans Oasis Park

The Environmental Education Center will host its annual Dragon Fly and Butterfly Bash, where attendees can celebrate beautiful creatures amongst hundreds of the free-flying insects. There will be a 15-minute guided nature walk, hands-on crafts and presentations for all ages. ChandlerAZ.gov

EVENT DATE : September 27, 10:30AM
Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue at Biltmore Fashion Park and Mom Style Lab celebrate new fall fashions at this popular event. Guests will be treated to a fashion show, styling advice, beauty update, bubbly and shopping. Special style expert Angela Keller and celebrity makeup artist Lisa Moore will share fall wardrobe and makeup trends. MomStyleLab.com 

EVENT DATE : September 27, 7:30PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

After years of touring, recording, playing and performing with Prince, the members of New Power Generation perform a non-stop musical kaleidoscope of the most iconic chart-topping hits of Prince's career. Don’t miss “the funkiest band in the land.” ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : September 28, 3:00PM
Civic Space Park

Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer, live music from Funkhaus Brass Band, traditional German food, and various contests. The 21+ event brings authentic fare from local restaurants and food purveyors including Eur Haus food truck, Brat Haus, Copper Blues and Hooters. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit ICM Food & Clothing Bank. DTPHXOktoberFest.com

EVENT DATE : September 28, 6:00PM
The Forum

The super popular Stand Up Night at The Forum is back with new comedians. There are two show sessions to choose from: 6-8 p.m. or 8:30-11:30 p.m. SeptemberStandUpNight.eventbrite.com

EVENT DATE : September 28, 7:00PM
Mesa Arts Center

Presented by Rosevelt Sings for Childhelp and Operation Underground Railroad, this event offers a message of hope, with music, love and laughter. The event features keynote speaker Elizabeth Smart, a concert by Rosevelt Sings, and guests William Joseph, Joey Johnston, and the Chandler Children’s Choir. MesaArtsCenter.com

EVENT DATE : September 29, 7:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

This critically acclaimed tribute show has been with note-for-note perfection in more than 35 countries worldwide. The group, striving to reproduce the Pink Floyd music and experience, brings the epic band’s music, a stunning light and laser show, video animation, and other special effects to audiences. ChandlerCenter.org