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FUN! 19 things to do this week around the Valley (Nov. 27 - Dec. 3, 2017)

Posted at 11:02 PM, Nov 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-27 09:42:41-05

Looking for something to do this week?  

We've found the top events, activities, games and shows happening around the Valley.  

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Cinematic Pop Christmas (Nov. 27-28)
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: Rehearsal performance, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. Nov. 28 performance starts at 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $25 - $40 

The Bodyguard(Nov. 28 - Dec. 3)
Where: ASU Gammage
Time: Performance times vary by night
Admission: $28+ 

KISS FM's SSIK Show with The Chainsmokers (Nov. 30)
Where: Rawhide Western Town
Time: 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Admission: $45 - $75 

Phoenix Symphony's annual "Holiday Pops" concert(Dec. 1-3)
Where: Phoenix Symphony Hall in downtown Phoenix
Time: Friday, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.
Admission: $33+

Tempe Festival of the Arts art show(Dec. 1-3)
Where: Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe
Time: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free 

Free movie screening: The Nightmare Before Christmas (Dec. 1)
Where: The Quad at Scottsdale Quarter
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Admission: Free 

First Fridays Artwalk (Dec. 1)
Where: Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: Free

Peoria Old Town Holiday Festival (Dec. 1)
Where: Old Town Peoria near Peoria and Grand avenues
Time: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: Free to get in (some activities, food have a fee)

APS Electric Light Parade: Winter Nights Dazzling Lights (Dec. 2)
Where: Central and Montebello Avenues, Phoenix
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: Free

Chandler's Tumbleweed tree lighting and parade(Dec. 2)
Where: Downtown Chandler
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Parade starts at 8 p.m. Tree-lighting at 8 p.m.
Admission: Free

Holiday Balloon Glow (Dec. 2)
Where: SanTan Village, 2218 E. Williams Field Road, Gilbert (in the lot north of Macy's)
Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: Free (KidsZone tickets are $1 each or 25 tickets for $20)
*** The event will have at least 10 hot air balloons, live entertainment, and kids activities

Queen Creek Holiday Festival & Parade (Dec. 2)
Where: Near Queen Creek Branch Library, 21802 S Ellsworth Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142. 
Time: 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. Parade starts at 3:30 p.m. Tree-lighting scheduled for 6 p.m.

Street Food Cinema: Elf(Dec. 2)
Where: Margaret T. Hance Park, Phoenix
Time: Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Movie starts at 7 p.m.
Admission: $6 - $20

Goodyear's 'Home Plate for the Holidays'(Dec. 2)
Where: Goodyear Ballpark, 1933 S. Ballpark Way Goodyear AZ 85338
Time: 5 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Admission: Free (inflatable rides are $5 for 3 tickets or $10 for an unlimited wristband)

Merry Copa Holiday Festival and tree lighting(Dec. 2)
Where: Copper Sky Regional Park, 44345 W. Martin Luther King Blvd., Maricopa
Time: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: Free (kids games are $5 cash only; food and crafts also have fees). Parking is $5.
** There is a free shuttle that will run between schools and the park. The shuttle will run from 1:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. The seven stops are: Santa Rosa Elementary School, Santa Cruz Elementary School, Maricopa Wells Middle School, Butterfield Elementary School, Ace Hardware (ADA Access), Saddleback Elementary School, Maricopa Elementary School.

Avondale's Winter Fest 2017 (Dec. 2)
Where: Avondale Civic Center, 11465 W. Civic Center Drive, Avondale AZ 85323
Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: Free

Taste of Arizona(Dec. 2)
Where: Mesa Riverview Park
Time: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: Free to get in (food, drink, games are an additional cost)

Arizona Asian Festival (Dec. 2-3)
Where: Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, 3939 N. 75th Street, Scottsdale AZ 85251
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Free

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve(Dec. 3)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 3:30 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Admission: $37.50+