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1. Phoenix Cooks! – September 5
Eat, drink and be merry as this interactive gourmet food and kitchen show offers opportunities aplenty to learn, cook, share, taste, sip, shop and experience the pleasures of the culinary lifestyle. Chef duels and demonstrations are among the highlights, plus delicacies from more than 50 of the city’s best chefs and restaurants, complemented by dozens of wine, beer and mixology sampling booths. Proceeds benefit Banner Children’s. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $85, advance; $100, at the door; $60, designated driver. Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, 6902 E. Greenway Pkwy., Scottsdale, phoenixcooks.com
Through August 2
Arizona Breakfast Weekend
Whet your appetite for all things egg, bacon and toast as Valley chefs and restaurateurs offer special dishes at $6, $12 and $25 price points. Arizona Restaurant Association hosts this inaugural event, which celebrates the morning meal. Among the participants are Distrito, Virtù, Proof at Four Seasons Scottsdale, Perk Eatery, The Good Egg, First Watch and Wildflower Bread Co. Statewide, arizonabreakfastweekend.com, 602-307-9134.
Aug. 4, vs. Tulsa Shock; Aug. 7, vs. Minnesota Lynx; Aug. 12, vs. Seattle Storm; Aug. 16, 4 p.m., vs. Indiana Fever; Aug. 21, vs. Los Angeles Sparks; and Aug. 23, 3 p.m., vs. Minnesota Lynx. 7 p.m. tip-off unless noted. Call for ticket prices. US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, phoenixmercury.com, 602-252-WNBA.
Through August 8
The lovable Peanuts characters come to life on stage in the lighthearted musical, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, which follows the adventures of Charlie Brown on a typical challenging day. Call for times and ticket prices. Don Bluth Front Row Theatre, 8670 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, donbluthfrontrowtheatre.com, 480-314-0841.
Through August 15
Prescott Center for the Arts
Street Seen focuses on the buildings, cars, people, sidewalks, landscapes, alleys, colors, graffiti and light found on the streets on which we travel. M, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tu-Sa, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Su, noon-4 p.m. Free. 208 N. Marina St., Prescott, pca-az.net, 928-445-3286.
This month’s programs focus on cooking with summer vegetables, the natural garden, bats, salsa, desert ants, plant propagation, the gardener’s guide to cactus, designing jewelry from the desert, creative lighting, vegetable gardening, growing grapes, pruning trees and shrubs, nocturnal desert, moonscape photography, prickly pear harvest and desert stargazing. Call for times, dates and registration fees. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Pkwy., Phoenix, dbg.org, 480-481-8146.
An iconic classic rock fixture since the ’70s, the band generated such hits as “More Than a Feeling,” “Peace of Mind,” “Don’t Look Back,” “Let Me Take You Home Tonight” and “Smokin’.” 8 p.m. $45-$85. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Through August 6
C Is for Clown
Old-fashioned laughs, witty banter and maybe a pratfall or two are on tap as Pandanda Players teaches the audience the difference between a clown and a fool while sharing highlights from some of Shakespeare’s funniest characters. The production is staged as part of the Lunch Time Theater series. Tu-Th, 12:10 p.m. $6. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, herbergertheater.org, 602-254-7399.