EVENT DATE : August 18, 7:00AM
Superior Town Hall, Superior AZ

Take a day trip to Superior for a celebration of our incredible edible desert! The event begins with a guided hike to forage prickly pear fruit. It's then followed by a pancake breakfast, guest speakers, food education, local vendors and food trucks, a cactus lounge with beverages and live music throughout the day, a beer making demonstration and more! SuperiorArizonaChamber.org    

EVENT DATE : August 18, 11:00AM
1325 West University Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281

In this hands-on baking class, Chef Tracy Dempsey will show you how to make sweet and savory galettes in her commercial kitchen. $60 per person, ages 12 and up. Reserve your spot by calling 602.376.9021 or visit TracyDempseyOriginals.com. 

EVENT DATE : August 18, 7:00PM
Crowne Plaza Phoenix - Chandler Golf Resort

The 2018 theme is Masquerade Ball. Bust out your fancy clothes and your mask making skills. We'll eat, drink and crown prom king and queen while we dance the night away! Appetizers, some non-alcoholic drinks will be included in the ticket price. Spouses, dates, friends are welcome. Discount hotel pricing available. MOMnationAZ.com

EVENT DATE : August 19, 1:00PM
Tempe Center for the Arts

A financial advisor, firefighter and software engineer are among the slate of dance competitors who will take the stage in support of one∙n∙ten's mission to serve LGBTQ youth and young adults.The event  airs professional dance instructors with a line-up of 11 contestants who commit to fundraising efforts and intensive training sessions in partnership with the Arizona Ballroom Dance Champions.OnenTen.org/Dancing  

EVENT DATE : August 19, 2:00PM

The Arizona Opera presents the second annual summer Opera and Gelato Film Festival. Join us for the final screening, Puccini’s classic opera La Bohéme. Set in the romantic city of Paris, La Bohéme tells the tale of young friends as they learn about life, death and love. Enjoy FROST gelato and refreshments for purchase. AZOpera.org

EVENT DATE : August 23, 7:00PM
Ak-Chin Pavilion, Phoenix, AZ

Fans are in for a fun night when Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker visit Phoenix on their co-headlining Summer Plays On Tour. Joining them will be special guest Russell Dickerson. Together, all three acts have amassed 16 No. 1s, 24 Top 10 hits and eight Grammy wins. LiveNation.com 

EVENT DATE : August 31, 6:00PM

CandleWishes kicks off its Arizona chapter by throwing a birthday bash! The Christian faith-based nonprofit fulfills birthday wishes and provides essential needs for underprivileged children in Tennessee and Arizona. Each month, they obtain sponsors to host birthday parties and/or sponsor the children's gifts. Facebook.com/CandleWishesArizona  

EVENT DATE : September 7, 6:00PM
Chandler Community Center

The annual competition hosts talented youth from all over the East Valley. Support future stars from your hometown as you appreciate singers, dancers and musicians. ChandlerAz.gov

EVENT DATE : 8, 15
Environmental Education Center

Discover the basics of desert landscaping in a two-class series with local expert Ron Dincheck. Learn how to design small outdoor spaces and combine the right desert plants that feel like your own private oasis. ChandlerAz.gov

EVENT DATE : September 8, 5:00PM
Historic Downtown Chandler Colonnade

The comedic actors of ImprovMania celebrate Chandler’s yesteryear with a special new event. The cast enacts a living history experience through character tales and music along Boston Street and San Marcos Place, under the historic colonnade. Participating local businesses commemorate Chandler’s founding year of 1912 by offering $19.12 specials. DowntownChandler.org

EVENT DATE : September 10, 7:00PM
Chandler Downtown Library

Think you’re the best at knowing a lot about a lot? Bring a team or make new friends and test your knowledge of random trivia at the Downtown Library in the Cactus Room. Stay tuned for future trivia events at ChandlerLibrary.org.

EVENT DATE : 12-15

Motorcycle enthusiasts unite for a charitable four-day festival in historic Old Town Cottonwood. Check out a full lineup of rock, country and tribute bands; a Miss T.V.R. Competition; a poker run; and more. ThunderValleyRallyAz.com

EVENT DATE : September 14, 6:00AM
Ocotillo Golf Club

Grab breakfast and compete in a charitable golf event at the newly renovated Phil Mickelson property. A portion of the proceeds benefits the winners of Chandler Chamber Community Foundation Scholarship. Recognized by Golf Digest, the premier destination has been re-designed by renowned course architect Ted Robinson. ChandlerChamber.com

EVENT DATE : September 15, 10:30AM
Chandler Sunset Library

Librarians Anbolyn and Melissa share their recent favorite reads and suggest great books to cozy up with for the fall and winter. Chandler has four public libraries that host a variety of events and programs for children, teens and even adults! Look for activities on ChandlerLibrary.org.

EVENT DATE : September 15, 12:00PM
Downtown Chandler

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 dozens of local restaurants. DowntownChandler.org

EVENT DATE : September 18, 11:30AM

Women in Leadership is a monthly event intended to enhance the professional development of women on their career path. The group showcases prestigious keynote speakers who address topics such as optimizing networking opportunities and how to lead. Education forums are offered quarterly on needed business topics such as business basics and social media. ChandlerChamber.com

EVENT DATE : September 19, 5:30PM
Tumbleweed Recreation Center

Superhero kids and sidekick parents join forces to create a night of “Wham! Pow! Zap! Boom!” Together the superheroes of Chandler play epic games and create alias masks to frighten off nemeses. Pick your favorite hero and arrive in costume for an exuberant night. ChandlerAz.gov

EVENT DATE : September 19, 7:30PM
University of Phoenix Stadium

The hip-hop power couple tour together again for On the Run II. Beyoncé and Jay-Z rehearsed over 60 hits together for this tour, and fans can expect songs like “Crazy in Love” and “Bonnie and Clyde.” Critics notice a theme that seemed to celebrate the couple’s imperfect eternal love. Ticketmaster.com/OTRII

EVENT DATE : September 20, 6:00PM
Dr. A.J. Chandler Park

Notable fitness instructors lead community members of all fitness ability levels in a free group fitness event in the best outdoor space in Chandler. Pros who specialize in a variety of fitness formats instruct a thorough hour-long session of power, strength and fun. ChandlerAZ.gov/events/fitDC-1

EVENT DATE : September 22, 2:00PM
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

This award-winning festival is noted as the largest and most authentic Brazilian Independence Day in the Valley. It’s a cultural event for the whole family, featuring a variety of entertainment that includes live Brazilian bands, dancers, jiu-jitsu, film performers, food, drinks and shopping. BrazilianDayArizona.com

EVENT DATE : September 22, 5:00PM
Mesa Country Club

Arizona Animal Rescue Mission hosts the best gala you and your dog will attend. A gourmet buffet, a pet costume contest, a photo booth, live and silent auctions, a doggie toy and treat bar, and more make a charitable night to remember. Proceeds go to the homeless animals of Maricopa County Animal Care and Control. AZAnimalRescue.org

EVENT DATE : September 22, 7:00PM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Watch as the winner the of NBC’s Phenomenon and star of America’s Got Talent, Mike Super, makes the impossible happen. Witness as he controls the elements, defies gravity and hypnotizes! And, find out what other thrills Mike has up his sleeve. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : September 29, 11:00AM
Chandler Center for the Arts

Award-winning international circus star, Gregory Popovich, and his talented furry cast amuse and amaze with physical comedy, pranks, drama and hard work. Each star was rescued from shelters across the country and is trained using only positive reinforcement training strategies. Popovich has performed in over 30 countries, was featured on national TV shows, and performs in the Las Vegas. ChandlerCenter.org

EVENT DATE : September 29, 3:00PM
Dr. AJ Chandler Park

The 11th annual festival kickstarts autumn with a celebration sure to impress Bavarian culture enthusiasts and fall beer lovers alike. Brats, lagers, pretzels and other indulgences accompany great music and contests in the heart of the community. SantanOktoberfest.com