Phoenix things to do: 10 events happening this week around the Valley

PHOENIX - Celebrate your inner sports fan with several sporting events this week or relax with a delicious drink and enjoy tropical tunes in Scottsdale.

The Arizona Cardinals are starting to wrap up training camp events in preparation for the football season, so don't miss out on the free and fun family events.

Not into concerts or sports this week? Enjoy the evening cool-downs with a Scottsdale stroll or enjoy many of the family-friendly events at Phoenix Zoo or Westgate shopping center.

View the events below. Know of an awesome event coming up? Let me know about it. Send me an email and I'll try to include it in a future "things to do" story.


Surfing on Central
Where: CityScape Downtown Phoenix
Time: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Benoit Denizet-Lewis: Travels with Casey
Where: Changing Hands Bookstore
Time: 7 p.m.

Deep Purple
Where: Talking Stick Resort
Time: 8 p.m.


Phoenix Mercury vs. Atlanta Dream
Where: US Airways Center
Time: 7 p.m.


Arizona Cardinals Training Camp
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium
Time: 2-4:30 p.m.
    ** Also scheduled for the same time on Tuesday and Thursday.

Westgate Wednesdays
Where: Westgate Entertainment District
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.


Scottsdale Art Walk
Where: Downtown Scottsdale near Main Street and Marshall Way
Time: 7-9 p.m.

Counting Crows and Toad The Wet Sprocket
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 7 p.m.


Caribbean Cruisers at Live and Local Fridays
Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 8 p.m.

Prowl and Play
Where: Phoenix Zoo
Time: 6-9:30 p.m.

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