Phoenix events calendar: 14 things to do this week around the Valley (Sept. 4-10)

Posted at 9:44 AM, Sep 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-07 14:54:45-04

Looking for something to do this week around the Valley? Let us help!

We've rounded up the top shows, festivals, event and kid-friendly activities below. Did we miss one? Send an email to and let him know.

Fun Home, The Musical (Sept. 5-10)
Where: ASU Gammage, 1200 S. Forest Avenue, Tempe AZ 85281
Time: Performances vary by day. View schedule on website.
Admission: $20+

PHX Theatre - Mamma Mia! (Sept. 6 - Oct. 15)
Where: 100 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix AZ 85004 (same parking lot at Phoenix Art Museum)
Time: 7:30 p.m. (Sunday matinee)
Admission: $35+
** Ticket prices vary performance to performance

Free movie night at CityScape: Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (Sept. 8)
Where: CityScape, 1 E. Washington Street, Phoenix AZ 85004
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: Free
** You can bring chairs, blankets and snacks

The Good, The Bad and The Weird (Sept. 8)
Where: Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: Free
** A free festival to kick-off MAC's 2017-2018 season. 

Marvel Universe Live! (Sept. 8-10) 
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena, 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix AZ 85004
Time: Shows vary by date. View website. 
Admission: $15+

Chicago, The Musical (Sept. 8-24)
Where: Mesa Arts Center, 1 E. Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201
Time: 7:30 p.m. (some 2:30 p.m. matinees)
Admission: $28-$32 

Comedian Chris D'Elia (Sept. 8-10)
Where: Tempe Improv, 930 E. University Drive, Tempe AZ 85281 
Time: varies by performance
Admission: $30

Arizona Diamondbacks vs. San Diego Padres (Sept. 8-10)
Where: Chase Field
Time: varies by game. View schedule on website.
Admission: varies by seat and section.

Glendale's Teddy Bear Day (Sept. 9)
Where: Downtown Glendale
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
** There will be free crafts and shopping discounts downtown and Caitlin Court. Bears will also be sold to be donated to local trauma centers.

Children’s Learning & Play Festival (Sept. 9)
Where: WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale AZ 85260
Time: 9 a.m .- 4 p.m.
Admission: Free. Parking is $5. Bring cash.
** A free children’s festival at WestWorld of Scottsdale with games and activities for kids and authors and speakers focused on S.T.E.M. ideas.

Nickelback, Feed The Machine Tour (Sept. 9)
Where: Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85035
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $30+

Free movie screening: Disney's Moana (Sept. 9)
Where: Odysea in the Desert courtyard, 9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale AZ 85256
Time: 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: Free
** Movie will start at 6:30 p.m. First come, first served. You can bring chairs. There will be activities before the movie.

Arizona State Sun Devils vs. San Diego State AZtecs (Sept. 9)
Where: Sun Devil Stadium, 500 E Veterans Way, Tempe, AZ 85287
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $15+

Florida Georgia Line, Smooth Tour (Sept. 10)
Where: Ak-Chin Pavilion, 2121 N. 83rd Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85035
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $31.25