11 Things To Do in the Valley This Independence Day Weekend

Editorial StaffJune 28, 2022
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This is a curated list of weekly events around the Phoenix area for the week of June 28 through July 4, 2022.
Please check each website for last minute confirmation or cancellations.

Beer Paired Dinner at Pedal Haus
Thursday, June 30

Master Brewer Derek Osborne of Pedal Haus teams up with Food Network Chef Brett Vibber from WILD Arizona Cuisine to bring you and unforgettable evening full of Arizona crafted beers flawlessly paired with foraged and locally sourced dishes. Tickets are limited.

Scottsdale 4th of July Celebration
Monday, July 4

The patriotic celebration at WestWorld is full of cool, indoor family fun featuring bull-riding, a dog show, games and food. Tickets & more at scottsdale4th.com

World’s Oldest Rodeo
June 28 – July 4

For 135 years, the city of Prescott will celebrate a tradition going as far back as the Old West. In addition to bucking broncos, there’s a parade, arts and crafts, and a cowboy church. Call for times, ticket prices and Prescott locations, 928-445-4320, worldsoldestrodeo.com

Always, Patsy Cline…
Through August 7

With a soundtrack by the queen of country music herself, this is the true story of Louise Seger, who was Patsy Cline’s pen pal until her untimely death. Call for times and ticket prices. Hormel Theatre, 1825 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, 602-254-2151, phoenixtheatre.com

Children of Eden
Through June 30

Parents and children have never seen eye to eye. And this hit musical, with songs by Godspell’s Stephen Schwartz, goes back to the time of Adam and Eve to explore how this never-ending conflict began. Check website for times. $37-$44, Gyder Theater at the Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 10580 N. 83rd Dr., Peoria, 623-815-7930, theaterworks.org

U-Pick Garden
Through June 30

Sweet corn, tomatoes, bell peppers, collard greens and other fresh in-season vegetables are waiting for you to pick them. W, F-Sa, 7-11 a.m., $2 per pound for most items. Tolmachoff Farms, 5726 N. 75th Ave., Glendale, 602-999-3276, tolmachoff-farms.com

Summer Arts Classes
Through June 30

Adults and youth can take in-person and virtual art and writing classes offered by the Phoenix Center for the Arts. Other workshops include dance, ceramics, watercolors, metalwork, and photography. Call for times and prices. Phoenix Center for the Arts, 1202 N. 3rd St., Phoenix, 602-254-3100, phoenixcentreforthearts.org

Children’s Museum Camps
Through August 5

Children between the ages of 5-8 have the opportunity to participate in theme-based activities focusing on space, deep-sea exploration, and chemistry. Call for times and prices. Children’s Museum of Phoenix. 215 N. 7th St., Phoenix, 602-253-0501, childrensmuseumofphoenix.org

Gymnastics Camp 
Through August 5

Kids from ages 4-18 will participate in gymnastics activities, such as vault, bars and beam, with each week revolving around a different theme. Call for times and prices for full and half-day options. Impact Gymnastics Academy, 7812 N. 12th St., Phoenix, 602-870-7574, impactgymaz.com

Arizona Diamondbacks
June 28-29

Baseball finally returns to Arizona as the D-backs take on the San Diego Padres, Jun. 28-29. Call for times and ticket prices. Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-514-8400, dbacks.com

Phoenix Mercury
June 29

Last year’s WNBA Western Conference Champions will take the court for their 25th season against the Indiana Fever, Jun. 29. Call for times and ticket prices. Footprint Center, 201 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, 602-379-7800, mercury.wnba.com

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