Meet the Masters
The dancers/illusionists of Momix manipulate the four classic elements of earth, air, fire and water in an enchanting multimedia spectacle full of invention, beauty, sensuality and humor. F, 8 p.m.; Sa, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., $29-$59, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, 480-499-TKTS; and Su, 7:30 p.m., $35-$45, Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts, 1090 S. Vulture Mine Rd., Wickenburg, 928-684-6624.
March 3-April 4
The Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland A’s, San Francisco Giants, Los Angeles Angels, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, Seattle Mariners, Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians, Los Angeles Dodgers, Texas Rangers, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies play throughout the Valley. Visit cactusleague.com for a complete schedule, 800-745-3000.
Chandler Ostrich Festival
Watch these gangly birds in action at this 27th-annual event, which includes a parade, fun run, carnival rides, children’s activities, ostrich races and live entertainment. F, 2 p.m.-midnight; Sa, 10 a.m.-midnight; and Su, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. $10, adults; $7, seniors and children 5-12; free, children 4 and younger. Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Rd., Chandler, ostrichfestival.com, 480-963-4571.
Teaming Up for Girls
Six-time Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken-Rouen – who became paralyzed last year after severing her spine in an ATV accident – is keynote speaker at this luncheon. A silent auction is included, with proceeds benefiting at-risk youth and young women served by Florence Crittenton. PHOENIX magazine and Phoenix Home & Garden are among the sponsors. 10 a.m. $275. Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, 2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix, flocrit.org, 602-288-4555.
Known for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life, the stand-up comedian specializes in observational humor, often focusing on personal relationships and uncomfortable social obligations. 7 p.m. $49-$150. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix,
The Intergalactic Nemesis
Telling an all-ages adventure story set in the 1930s, this live-action graphic novel mashes up comic-book and radio-play formats into a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience. 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $42. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main St., Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.
The Arizona Hemophilia Association cranks up the heat as professional and amateur chefs prepare the hot stuff – and mild – on-site at the 31st-annual My Nana’s Best-Tasting Salsa Challenge. The event expands to two days this year, with a margarita mix-off, cornhole tournament, children’s activities and live music featured both days. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $15-$55. Steele Indian School Park, 300 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, salsachallenge.com, 602-955-3947.
Marvel Universe Live
This larger-than-life arena spectacular features an original story that brings Thor, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Captain America, the Hulk and other Marvel heroes and villains together on an epic quest. The show includes some of the industry’s most talented stunt performers, as well as new innovations in set design and pyrotechnics. Call for times and ticket prices. US Airways Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Pot of Gold Music Festival
Bastille, Kendrick Lamar, Fall Out Boy, Korn, Godsmack, Slightly Stoopid, Milky Chance and Schoolboy Q are among the headliners. Check website for times and ticket prices. Tempe Beach Park, 54 W. Rio Salado Pkwy., Tempe, potofgoldmusicfestival.co