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Google Maps 6th Street Market. A one-stop market that includes local shopping, works of arts, live music and interactive art projects. 10am-4pm. Free. 6th Street Park in Downtown Tempe, 24 E 6th St, Tempe. downtowntempe.com

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

Arizona Bach Festival (Sat-Sun Jan 14-15 and Sun Jan 22 and 29). Top Arizona artists and instrumentalists showcase the rich works of Baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach during four concerts over three weekends. 7:30pm Sat, 3pm Sun. Jan 14 and 22: Central United Methodist Church, 1875 N Central Ave, Phoenix; Jan 15 and 29: All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 6300 N Central Ave, Phoenix. arizonabachfestival.org.

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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 Author Book Signing. Meet celebrity designer, scrapbooker and now author, Amy Tan, of Amy Tangerine, as she chats about one of the featured exercises from her book, "Craft a Life you Love". 6:30pm. $25. (ticket price includes book). Pinspiration, 5410 E. High St, Phoenix. 480-636-8010 or pinspiration.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

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 Cinderella's Ball (Sun Jan 22). A special event for your princesses and princes. After the Great Arizona Puppet Theater's performance of "Cinderella", stay for games, snacks, activities, prizes and a special guest. 2-4pm. $15 ($10 for members). Please call for reservations. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W Latham St. 602-262-2050 or azpuppets.org

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 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 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 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 Sunday A'Fair (Sundays). Free concerts in the park featuring the Valley's top musicians, an arts and crafts market and fun activities for children, and free admission to Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. Noon-4pm. Free. Scottsdale Civic Center Park, 3939 N Drinkwater Blvd, Scottsdale. 480-499-TKTS (8587) or scottsdaleperformingarts.org

Google Maps Sunday Tumble Time. Ages 1-12 (with an adult). Enjoy unstructured play time with gymnastics equipment, in foam pits and on trampolines. 11am-noon. $10 (cash), $12 (debit/credit). Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics & Dance Center, 3110 E Thunderbird Rd, Phoenix. 602-992-5790 or arizonasunrays.com

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 The King: The Music of Elvis (Sun Jan 22). Celebrate thrilling performances of Elvis Presley's greatest hits, with a 12-piece orchestra and broadway and cabaret singers. 3pm. $46, $52 or $58. Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N Arizona Ave, Chandler. 480-782-2680 or chandlercenter.org

Google Maps Trailblazer. Ages 13-15 years. This workshop will help teach students how to stay on track with goals and healthy behaviors and relationships. Learn skills to help strengthen resiliency in stressful times within academic work and school activities. 1-5pm. $50 (special $25 price for DC Ranch residents). Homestead Community Center, 18600 N. 98th St, Scottsdale. 602-652-0163 or notmykid.org

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