5 Safe Things to Do This Weekend

Judy HarperNovember 20, 2020
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Get in Style with the Latest Fashion Trends
Guests are treated to six runway fashion shows from the comfort of their homes as Fall Into Fashion, the Phoenix Fashion Week style trend show, goes virtual Nov. 21. Tickets include fashionable giveaways, voting challenges, live digital meet-and-greets, behind-the-scenes storylines, digital pop-up shopping and a digital swag bag. 7 p.m. $40. Find tickets at styletrendshow2020.eventbrite.com.

Learn about Love with a Hip-Hop Beat
While awaiting its return to the stage in 2021, Arizona Theatre Company continues its digital season with an online reading of Idris Goodwin’s breakbeat play, The Realness, Nov. 20-21. The tale follows T.O. (Terrell Donnell Sledge) from the suburbs to the big city to immerse himself in authentic hip-hop culture and the journey for his heart and true identity. The play is accessible through 5 p.m. Nov. 21 on Facebook, YouTube and Vimeo, as well as arizonatheatre.org. There is no charge; donations are appreciated.

Cruise Over to Glendale for Christmas Classics
Grammy Award-winning Christian pop duo For King & Country brings its A Drummer Boy Drive-In: The Christmas Tour to the Valley on Nov. 21. Comprised of Australian brothers Joel and Luke Smallbone, the band is on the road in support of its first holiday album, A Drummer Boy Christmas. The experience includes Christmas classics, cuts from the new album as well as such hits as “God Only Knows” and “Together.” Fans are encouraged to bring new unwrapped toys to be collected by local representatives from The Salvation Army. 7 p.m. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, gilariverarena.com.

Hear the Hills Come Alive
Desert Foothills Theater presents the heartwarming The Sound of Music Nov. 20-21 on an outdoor stage in Carefree that allows for social distancing. Based on the true story of the Von Trapp Family Singers, the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical follows the adventures of a flighty governess who changes the lives of a wealthy Austrian widower and his seven children. 7 p.m. $50. Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, 101 Easy St., Carefree, dftheater.org, 480-488-1981.

Go on a Musical Journey with Notes from Neptune
Guitarist Scott Worstell and saxophonist Thomas Love perform classic rock from Pink Floyd and The Doors, Motown soul from Bill Withers and James Brown, and jazz renditions by Michael Bublé and Louis Armstrong Nov. 21. The concert is part of the socially distanced outdoor concert series, CCA Under the Stars – Music on the Terrace. 7 p.m. $20. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave., Chandler, chandlercenter.org, 480-782-2680.

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