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FUN! 16 things to do this week in Phoenix

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Posted at 9:28 AM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-07 11:28:35-05

What's happening this week in Phoenix?

The temperatures will warm up to the mid-70s, which will be perfect weather to hit the ice skating rink in City Scape or you can head to many of the Valley's lighted displays--Phoenix ZooLights, Glendale Glitters or Chandler's Tumbleweed Tree.

The Phoenix Suns take on the Orlando Magic and the Portland Trailblazers this week and the Arizona Coyotes take on the Minnesota Wild.

Also happening this week: the Phoenix Festival of the Arts at Hance Park.

Did I miss one? Send me an email with all of the event details. (Note: This email is just for event submissions).

Monday, Dec. 7:

The Milk Carton Kids
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $25

Tuesday, Dec. 8:

Ice Skating in downtown Phoenix
Where: CitySkate at CityScape
Time: 11:30 am. - 1:30 p.m., 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $12 - $15 depending on time.

Free organ concert
Where: ASU Gammage
Time: Noon

Wednesday, Dec. 9:

Phoenix Suns vs Orlando Magic
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena (downtown Phoenix)
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $10+

Thursday, Dec. 10

Menorah Lighting
Where: The Pollack Chabad Center for Jewish Life, 875 N. McClintock Drive, Chandler
Time: 5 p.m.
Admission: Free
 

A Christmas Carol
Where: Hale Theatre, 50 West Page Avenue, Gilbert
Time: 5 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Admission: $18 - $26
**Performances scheduled through Dec. 24. Times vary by date.

Santaland Diaries, presented by Arizona Theatre Company
Where: Herberger Theatre (downtown Phoenix)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $38
**Performances scheduled through Dec. 23

The Ten Tenors: Home for the Holidays
Where: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $49+

Friday, Dec. 11

Phoenix ZooLights
Where: Phoenix Zoo
Time: 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 - $18, depending on night/member status

Phoenix Suns vs Portland Trailblazers
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena (downtown Phoenix)
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $15+

The Nutcracker, presented by Ballet Etudes
Where: Mesa Arts Center
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $25 - $29

Star Wars Tribute on Main Street
Where: Downtown Mesa
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: Free
** Star Wars costume contest, trivia, lighted Christmas tree, free screening of "The Polar Express."

Phoenix Festival of the Arts
Where: East side of Hance Park, Moreland and 2nd streets
Hours: Friday, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Carefree Christmas Festival
Where: 100 Easy Street in downtown Carefree
Time: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Electric light parade is Saturday at 6 p.m. followed by fireworks
Admission: Free

Arizona Coyotes vs Minnesota Wild
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $35+

Josh Wolf
Where: Stand Up Live
Time: 7:30 p.m. & 10 p.m.
Admission: $20