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Phoenix Pizza Festival – November 18
It’s a pizza paradise as slices and full pies of all types are available to pair with craft beer at this tasty festival. Lawn games, dessert vendors, live bands and a children’s craft zone add to the festivities. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $10; online purchase only. Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. Third St., Phoenix, phoenix.pizza, 480-442-9176.
Football 101 – November 13
The Larry Fitzgerald Football 101 Women’s Clinic provides the ultimate fan experience as guests learn football basics from the Arizona Cardinals wide receiver. Various stations specializing in fundamental football skills, touch football games and an interactive question-and-answer session are included, along with a cocktail hour, exclusive T-shirt, souvenir autograph, group photo, makeovers and Covergirl samples. 6-9 p.m. $199. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, larryfitzgerald101.com.
1964 – The Tribute – November 17
Fans of the Fab Four celebrate The Beatles invasion of 1964, with such hits as “We Can Work It Out,” “She Loves You,” “I Saw Her Standing There” and “Yesterday.” 8 p.m. $26-$36. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.
Prototyping Festival– November 17-18
As profiled in the Lobby of our November 2017 issue: Guests are invited to explore temporary projects that activate public spaces and engage the community – from gathering spots and virtual-reality experiences to places to play and share in art making – created by artists, architects, designers, students, urban planners and others. F, 5-10 p.m.; Sa, noon-10 p.m. FREE. Main Street, downtown Mesa, mesaartscenter.com, 480-644-6500.
Hidden in the Hills – November 17-26
Sonoran Arts League presents this annual self-guided artist studio tour. The event showcases 174 artists who exhibit and sell their work at dozens of studio locations, with artist demonstrations included at many of the stops. Pictured is Beth Zink of Cave Creek, who is known for her vibrant contemporary botanical paintings. F-Su, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Cave Creek, Carefree and North Scottsdale, hiddeninthehills.org, 480-575-6624.
David Sedaris – November 18
Known for his sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, the best-selling author and public radio personality reads some of his latest works and answers questions from the audience, followed by a book signing. 8 p.m. $29-$69. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, scottsdalearts.org, 480-499-TKTS.
Joe Rogan – November 18
A stand-up comedian for more than 20 years, Rogan sells out theaters internationally with his inquisitive and intense comedic style. 8 p.m. $35-$65. Comerica Theatre, 400 W. Washington St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
Photography & Cocktails at Mountain Shadows – November 18
Photography Essentials – Composition & Cocktails: Erik Merkow of AZ Food & Wine and Erik Merkow Photography will teach the essentials of photography with practical tips for shooting and editing that anyone can use. After shooting some portrait and architectural images around the resort grounds, learn how to make stunning food and drink images inside Hearth ’61 for that perfect Instagram post. After class, stick around for cocktails and appetizers with the group and enjoy the lively atmosphere of The Living Room. 2-5 p.m. $50 per person, includes cocktail, appetizer and valet parking. Mountain Shadows, 5445 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, mountainshadows.com, 480-625-5400.
Fall Out Boy – November 18
The pop punk rock band performs such hits as “Uma Thurman,” “Thnks fr th Mmrs,” “Young and Menace,” “Immortals” and “My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light ’em Up).” 7 p.m. Call for ticket prices. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
ArtFest of Scottsdale – November 18-19
More than 180 artists showcase their works, with local musicians, interactive children’s activities and a nonprofit book sale adding to the fun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale, 888artfest.com, 480-968-5353.