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Google Maps All Shook Up (Fri-Sun Jan 13-22). A hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that will have the audience dancing right out of their blue-suede shoes. This Desert Foothills Theater production includes classics like "Heartbreak Hotel" and "Jailhouse Rock". 7pm Fri-Sat, 2pm Sun. $14-$21. Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N 60th St, Cave Creek. 480-575-2075 or dftheater.org

Google Maps Arizona Balloon Classic (Fri-Sun Jan 20-22). All ages. Morning liftoffs, evening glows, balloon races, live entertainment, family-fun area and more. Balloons launch at 7:45am. $15. Fear Farm Sports and Entertainment Complex, 2209 N 99th Ave, Phoenix. abcfest.com

Google Maps Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event (Sat Jan 14-Sun Jan 22). All ages. American and European classic, sports and racing cars, auctions, live entertainment and charity events. Gates open 8am. $20 and up; $10 and up for children. WestWorld, 16601 N Pima Rd, Scottsdale. barrett-jackson.com

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Google Maps Beautiful Strings II (Sat Jan 21). MusciaNova Orchestra presents four young musicians celebrating music for harp and piano. 4pm. $15; $10 seniors and students; free for children 18 and younger when accompanied by a paying adult. Arizona Piano Company, 4134 E. Wood St, Phoenix. 480-585-4485 or musicanovaaz.com

Google Maps CASA GRANDE: Downtown Street Scene (Sat-Sun Jan 21-22). Street fair exhibitors, food, live entertainment and a car show. 5:30-9pm. Free. Downtown on Florence Street, Casa Grande. 520-836-8744 or cgmainstreet.org

Google Maps Cinderella (Wed-Sun through Jan 22). The classic story of true love, and a glass slipper, performed with elegant hand puppets. 10am Wed-Sat, 2pm Sat-Sun. $10 adults, $7 ages 12 & under. Reservations recommended. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham St. 602-262-2050 or azpuppets.org

Google Maps Daddy/Daughter Cupcake Decorating Class. Ages 5 and older. A decorating class designed for dads and their daughters. Decorated cupcakes can be taken home in a beautiful bakery box. 1:30-3pm. $15 per daddy/daughter pair. Advanced registration required. Sugar Happy Bakery and Coffee, 14204 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. 480-596-3354 or sugarhappyaz.com

Google Maps Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment (Thur-Sun Jan 19-22). Ice-skating spectacle featuring favorite Disney characters from animated films. 7pm Thur; 10:30am & 7pm Fri; 11am, 3 & 6:30pm Sat; noon & 4pm Sun. $22.50 & up. Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix. 800-745-3000 or disneyonice.com

Google Maps Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat (Sat-Sun Jan 14-Feb 19). With the Cat in The Hat, fun is never done! Join Sally and her brother as their rainy day is transformed by the Cat and his mischievous antics. 1 and 4pm Sat, 1pm Sun. $12-$26. Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe. 480-921-5700 or childsplayaz.org

Google Maps Entrance Exam. Eighth-grade girls will take the High School Placement Test (HSPT), the testing vehicle for all Diocese of Phoenix high schools. 7:30-11:30am. $50 exam fee. Register online. Xavier College Preparatory, 4710 N 5th St, Phoenix. xcp.org

Google Maps Fiddler on the Roof (Thur-Sat Jan 19-28). The story of a father who struggles with outside influences on his famlily's Jewish religious and cultural traditions. 7pm Thur-Sat and 2pm Sat Jan 21. $10; $8 students. Veritas Preparatory Academy, 3102 N 56th St, Phoenix. 602-263-1128 or veritasprep.greatheartsacademies.org

Google Maps Forever Plaid (Fri-Sun Jan 13-Feb 12). Follow four friends who share a love for music. Show features favorite songs from the 1950s. 7:30pm Thur-Sat, 2pm Sun. $22-28. Desert Stages Theatre, 4720 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale. 480-483-1664 or desertstages.org

Google Maps Health and Nutrition Day. Junior League of Phoenix hosts a family-friendly festival focused on health and wellness. Includes free health and dental screenings and educational food and fitness challenges. 8am-2pm. Free. Daley Park, 1625 S. College Ave, Tempe.

Google Maps Jimmy's Space Adventure (Sat Jan 14, 21 and 28). Grab your spacesuit and join Jimmy on a space adventure that includes rocket ships and creatures. 10:30am and noon. $8; chromadepth glasses available for additional $2. Gyder Theater at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 8355 W Peoria Ave, Peoria. 623-815-7930 or theaterworks.org

Google Maps Lights of the World Lantern Festival (through Jan 29). A magical world of light and cultural entertainment. Explore more than 75 stunning displays of global cultural and cuisine. 5-10pm Mon-Thur, 5-11pm Fri, 3-11pm Sat-Sun. $24; $14.99 ages 3-12. $10 parking (cash only). Rawhide, 5700 W. North Loop Rd, Chandler AZ. 480-502-5600 or rawhide.com

Google Maps ONGOING: It's a Dog's Life (through Jan 22). Art and hands-on activities explore the lives and social impact of domestic dogs and their cousins: wolves, foxes and dingoes. 9am-4pm Tues-Sat, noon-4pm Sun. Free with admission: $8 for ages 1 and older (free to members). i.d.e.a. Museum, 150 W Pepper Place, Mesa. 480-644-2467 or ideamuseum.org

Google Maps ONGOING: It's Your Turn: A Home Studio (through March 19). Explore Native American culture in the Southwest and expand on your learning with a hands-on activity that you can take back ago your own home! 9:30am-5:30pm Mon-Sat, 11am-5pm Sun. $18; $13.50 for seniors (ages 65 and older), $7.50 for ages 6-17, free for children 5 and younger. Heard Museum, 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix. 602-252-8848 or heard.org

Google Maps Prickly Pedal on the Maricopa Trail. A mountain bike race like no other: a 40-mile race that winds through the northern section of the Maricopa Trail, with scenic desert views and challenging terrain. 8:30am wave start. $50-$90 registration. Races starts at Flat Tire Bikes, 6033 E Cave Creek Road, Cave Creek. pricklypedal.com

Google Maps Russo and Steele Car Show (Thur-Sun Jan 19-22). A five-day auction that includes more than 800 European sports cars, American muscle cars, hot rods and custom vehicles. Auction begins at noon. $30 Thur-Sat, $20 Sun. Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7555 N Pima Road, Scottsdale. 602-252-2697 or russoandsteele.com

Google Maps Skate Rising. Girls ages 4-18 years. A day of skating and service projects for skater girls of all levels. Make school supply kits, sign an "anti-bully" contract, and learn skating tips from pro skater, Neal Mims. 10am-noon. Free. 91 West Skatepark, 8550 N. 91st Ave, Peoria. exposureskate.org

Google Maps spark! After Dark. A night filled with art and music... celebrating creativity and individuality within the community. Live performances, live-action painting and food and drinks. 8-11pm. Free. Mesa Arts Center, 1 E Main St, Mesa. 480-644-6500 or mesaartscenter.com

Google Maps Storytime in Artville. 11am. Free with admission: $8 ages 1 & up (free to members). idea Museum, 150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa. 480-644-2468 or ideamuseum.org

Google Maps The Illusionists - Live from Broadway (Tues-Sun Jan 17-22). Audiences will witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mind-reading, disappearance and a water-torture escape. Performed by seven of the world's master illusionists. 7:30pm Tues-Fri, 2 & 7:30pm Sat, 1 & 6:30pm Sun. $50 and up. ASU Gammage, campus of Arizona State University, Mill Ave & Apache Blvd, Tempe. 480-965-3434 or asugammage.com

Google Maps TUCSON: Dillinger Days (Sat Jan 21). Re-enactments of Dillinger's capture, vintage car shows, live music, tours of the Hotel Congress and downtown walking tours. 10am-6pm. Free. Hotel Congress, 311 E Congress St, Tucson. 520-622-8848 or hotelcongress.com

data updated wed jan 18, 2017 @ 02:00 am

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