New Around Town: Pinetop-Lakeside

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As city life heats up this summer, chill out in this small community in the White Mountains, where temperatures are up to 30 degrees cooler than in Phoenix.

High Country Art Gallery Art Classes

Unleash your inner creative amongst the natural scenery at High Country Art Gallery with an afternoon lesson in multimedia and expression on Sunday, May 5. Artist Paula Snyder will cover a brief history of influential artists and guide students in finding their own styles on paper and canvas. Cost of class including supplies is $35.

Wine in Our Pines

Whisk yourself away for a night full of music, Merlot and merriment at The Orchard at Charlie Clark’s Steak House. Tastings of 75 wines will be accompanied by live music in this rustic ranch-turned-outdoor-bar. Tickets bought in advance are $45 for individuals and $80 for couples, or $50-$90 at the door on Sunday, June 9.

Spectacular Red, White Mountain & Blue Bash

This inaugural fest at Mountain Meadow Recreation Complex is expected to attract thousands with carnival attractions, waterslides, food trucks, an obstacle course and a Beergarten and Sangria Saloon on Saturday, July 6. Individual wristbands and ride tickets can be bought for $5-$20, or $40 for a family four-pack.

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