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1. Rendez-Zoo – October 10
Guests enjoy a lakeside dinner, as well as lively entertainment, intimate visits with zookeepers, silent and live auctions, and tasting delights from some of the Valley’s most popular restaurants and wineries. Proceeds from this Night of the Tiger support conservation efforts, and the more than 1,400 animals that call the Phoenix Zoo home. 6 p.m.-10:30 p.m. $500. Phoenix Zoo, 455 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, phoenixzoo.org, 602-914-4362.
Through December 31
Some of the ocean’s brainiest creatures are on exhibit in this traveling display that features five tanks of cephalopods (meaning “head foot” because their heads are attached to their feet), including the Pacific octopus, common cuttlefish, chambered nautilus, dwarf cuttlefish and mantis shrimp. Call for times and ticket prices. Arizona Sea Life Aquarium, 5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe, visitsealife.com/arizona, 480-478-7600.
The regular season concludes with games Oct. 1, vs. Colorado Rockies; Oct. 2, vs. Houston Astros; Oct. 3, 5:10 p.m., vs. Houston Astros (plus post-game concert with Luis Coronel); and Oct. 4, 1:10 p.m., vs. Houston Astros. First pitch, 6:40 p.m. unless noted. Call for ticket prices. Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, dbacks.com, 602-514-8400.
Through October 4
Baby Bear Goes to School
Baby Bear is excited about his first day of school in this show filled with colors, counting and singalong songs. W-F, 10 a.m.; Sa, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m. $10, adults; $7, children 12 and younger. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix, azpuppets.org, 602-262-2050.
Through October 5
Tempe History Museum
The Tempe Sound, through Oct. 5, tells the story of music in Tempe with hundreds of pieces of music paraphernalia honoring such groups as The Refreshments, St. Madness, and Walt Richardson and the Morningstar Band. Tu-Sa, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Su, 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Free. 809 E. Southern Ave., Tempe, tempe.gov/museum, 480-350-5100.
This month’s programs focus on songbird gardens, birding by ear, herbs for patio gardens, planting trees and shrubs, urban gardening, cultivating desert roses, best bulbs for desert gardens, caring for your desert garden, organic gardening, berry gardening, home landscape design basics, selection and care of fruit trees, germination and planting of seeds, and Arizona snakes. Call for times, dates and registration fees. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-481-8146.
Through October 2
Ballet Under the Stars
Ballet Arizona continues its annual season-opening tradition with this series of intimate outdoor performances of classical and contemporary ballet. 7 p.m. Free. Oct. 1, Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe; and Oct. 2, Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills, balletaz.org, 602-381-0184.
Through October 4
On the dark and sultry streets of the Windy City, jazz reigns supreme, murder is a way of life and a little razzle-dazzle makes everything just fine. This universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz includes such show-stopping numbers as “Cell Block Tango,” “Mr. Cellophane,” “Nowadays” and “Class.” Call for times and ticket prices. Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, phoenixtheatre.com, 602-254-2151.
Off the Vine
Guests discover rare and reserve wines as discerning collectors and vintners open their private cellars to benefit patients and families of Hospice of the Valley. The fundraiser includes food and wine pairings under the stars, as well as silent and live auctions of fine wines, culinary experiences and vineyard trips. 6 p.m. $225. Royal Palms Resort and Spa, 5200 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, hov.org/wine, 602-636-5314.