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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.
The ultimate feel-good show combines ABBA’s greatest hits – including “Dancing Queen,” “S.O.S.,” “Super Trouper” and “Take a Chance on Me” – with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Call for times and ticket prices. ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Ave., Tempe, asugammage.com, 480-965-3434.
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Inspired by the famous Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas markets in Germany) and the secular holiday celebrated in an episode of Seinfeld, this market features locally grown and produced gifts by more than 130 vendors. Highlights include the Phoestivus Pole, Pheats of Strength and the Airing of Grievances, as well as Phoestivus Ale and a hipster Santa. 5-10 p.m. Free. Phoenix Public Market, 721 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, phxpublicmarket.com/openair/phoestivus, 602-625-6736.
Impressing fans with his adept playing and unique voice since he was a preteen, the American blues, gospel and rock musician infuses his music with heartfelt sentiments and endearing energy. 8 p.m. $25-$75. Talking Stick Resort, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, talkingstickresort.com, 480-850-7734.
The trademark falsetto who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of The Four Seasons is hotter than ever thanks to the success of Jersey Boys, which chronicles the life and times of Valli and his legendary group. Fans can expect to hear such hits as “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” 8 p.m. $66-$126. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.
Pueblo Grande Indian Market
More than 100 booths of authentic American Indian fine art and collectibles are showcased, with native foods, music and dance adding to the festivities. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $10, adults; free, children 12 and younger. Pueblo Grande Museum, 4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, pueblogrande.com, 602-495-0901.
Brian Setzer Orchestra
The iconic guitarist, songwriter and vocalist blasts through Christmas classics, plus hits from his storied career, as his Christmas Rocks tour makes a stop in the Valley. 7:30 p.m. $61-$79. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.
Best-known for its remakes of classical Christmas songs, the rock orchestra presents its cherished yuletide story The Ghosts of Christmas Eve, which incorporates progressive rock, symphonic metal, power metal and heavy metal, influenced by classical music. 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. $36.50-$71.25. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.