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1. A Vampire Tale XIII – October 27-November 5
Scorpius Dance Theatre stages this ever-evolving, original dance production created by Lisa Starry. Celebrating its lucky 13th year, the requisite haunt of the fall season is filled with passion, lust and jealousy. Call for times. Tickets start at $25. Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, scorpiusdance.com, 602-254-2151. Fans are encouraged to don their best vampire or goth attire for the Vampire Ball on Oct. 28, 8 p.m., which includes a chance to mix and mingle with the dancers.
Conviction reverberates through every syllable of the ’60s folk idol’s music, which often includes songs of protest or social justice. Baez is know for such hits as “Diamonds and Rust,” “Please Come to Boston” and “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down.” 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $45. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.
Through December 31
Easter Rising Exhibit
Rare photos, papers and other objects are on display in Remembering the Easter Rising: Historical Context and Cultural Legacy. The exhibit marks the 100th anniversary of this historic period in 1916, which ultimately led to Irish independence. Call for times. $10, adults; $5, children. McClelland Irish Library, Irish Cultural Center, 1106 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, azirishlibrary.org, 602-864-2351.
Nov. 1, vs. San Jose Sharks; Nov. 3, vs. Nashville Predators; Nov. 10, vs. Winnipeg Jets; Nov. 12, 6 p.m., vs. Boston Bruins; Nov. 19, 6 p.m., vs. San Jose Sharks; Nov. 23, 8 p.m., vs. Vancouver Canucks; and Nov. 25, vs. Edmonton Oilers. 7 p.m. faceoff unless noted. Call for ticket prices. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, coyotes.nhl.com, 480-563-PUCK.
Through November 6
Pumpkin Days & Corn Maze
Highlights include a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, hay pyramid, jumping pillows and train rides, as well as family, mini and haunted corn mazes. Call for time and ticket prices. Tolmachoff Farms, 5726 N. 75th Ave., Glendale, tolmachoff-farms.com, 623-999-3276.
This month’s classes are taught by Linda Hopkins, Nov. 1-15; Alessandro Stratta, Nov. 2-3; Janos Wilder, Nov. 7-8; Ragavan Iyer, Nov. 16-17; and Mel Mecinas, Nov. 29-30. Call for times. $80. Les Gourmettes Cooking School, 6610 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-240-6767.
Through November 5
A Vampire Tale XIII
Scorpius Dance Theatre stages this ever-evolving, original dance production created by Lisa Starry. Celebrating its lucky 13th year, the requisite haunt of the fall season is filled with passion, lust and jealousy. Call for times. Tickets start at $25. Phoenix Theatre, 100 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, scorpiusdance.com, 602-254-2151.
Through November 6
Feathers and Teeth
ASU School of Film, Dance and Theatre presents this biting horror comedy about a young teen girl who hates her new stepmother. Th-Sa, 7:30 p.m.; Su, 2 p.m. $10. ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe, herbergerinstitute.asu.edu, 480-965-6447.
Desert Classic Golf Tourney
Arizona Hemophilia Association hosts this annual 18-hole tournament to raise funds and awareness about hemophilia and other bleeding disorders. Breakfast, lunch, raffle prizes and a silent auction are included. 8 a.m. shotgun start. $500 per foursome. Ocotillo Golf Resort, 3751 S. Clubhouse Dr., Chandler, arizonahemophilia.org, 602-955-3947.