Cavalia by Andrew Miller

Top 10 Things To Do: February 19-25, 2018

Group Free

February 21-March 25
Cavalia Odysseo
An international cast of 50 talented riders, acrobats, dancers and musicians and 65 horses of 12 different breeds play and demonstrate their intimate bond as this production marries the equestrian arts, awe-inspiring acrobatics and high-tech theatrical effects. Call for times and ticket prices. Red Mountain 202 and McClintock Drive, Scottsdale,, 866-999-8111.

February 21-March 27
Spring Training
The boys of summer spend spring in the Valley. Catch the action with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, 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 for a complete schedule.

February 22
The band returns to Celebrity Theatre for the first time in 15 years, performing such favorites as "Lady," "The Grand Illusion," "Renegade" and "Come Sail Away," along with hits from its new album The Mission, which chronicles the trials, tribulations and ultimate triumphs of the first manned mission to Mars in 2033. 7:30 p.m. $45-$110. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix,, 602-267-1600.

February 22
Goldy's Bowling Bash
Hit the lanes with first baseman Paul Goldschmidt and wife Amy, baseball's biggest stars and other Valley sports celebrities. A cocktail reception and after-party with dinner, drinks, a DJ, silent auction and prizes for the best and most outrageous bowlers are included. Proceeds benefit Goldy's Fund 4 Kids, which supports Phoenix Children's Hospital. 5:30 p.m. $500. Lucky Strike, 50 W. Jefferson St., Phoenix,, 602-524-8557.

February 23
One Night of Queen
Gary Mullen and The Works brings the legendary band to life with such hits as "Bohemian Rhapsody," "Under Pressure," "Killer Queen," "Fat Bottomed Girls" and "Another One Bites the Dust." 8 p.m. $36-$46. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix,, 602-267-1600.

February 23-24
Empty Bowls
Participants browse through clay bowls and other pottery made by Tempe-area elementary and high school students and local artists, then enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread provided by Whole Foods Market Tempe and NCounter. Proceeds benefit Tempe Community Action Agency and United Food Bank. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $10. F, Sixth Street Park, 24 E. Sixth St. (just south of City Hall), Tempe; and Sa, Community Center Courtyard, 3500 S. Rural Rd., Tempe,, 480-350-5884.

February 23-25
Fountain Hills Great Fair
This juried art festival attracts approximately 500 artisans from across the globe. Live music, food booths and a beer garden are included. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. FREE. 16455 E. Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills,, 480-837-1654.

February 24
PHX Vegan Food Festival
Dozens of vegan and vegan-friendly food trucks, restaurants and product vendors are showcased, along with demonstrations and presentations by chefs and vegan experts, plus three stages of entertainment. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $25-$30; free, children 12 and younger; VIP, 10 a.m., $50. Margaret T. Hance Park, 1202 N. Third St., Phoenix,

February 24
5th Annual Sprouts Mesa-PHX Marathon
Ten thousand runners from all 50 states and over 20 countries are expected to participate, with many hoping to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Gilbert-based realty company OfferPad is sponsoring the half marathon. Look for their aid station at Mile 21. Full, half and 10K races start at 6 a.m.; 1K kids' run at 11:30 a.m. Mesa Riverview, N. Dobson Rd. & Loop 202, Mesa. For registration costs, visit

February 24
Picnic in the Park
It's cold everywhere else but it's picnic season in Scottsdale. Join neighbors and friends at the family-friendly Picnic in the Park with live music from The Real Thing, games, food trucks and raffles. Scottsdale Ranch Park, 10400 E. Via Linda, Scottsdale,