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Phoenix Things To Do: 17 events to check out this week around the Valley (Nov. 7-13)

Posted at 11:08 AM, Nov 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-07 13:15:03-05

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From food festivals to theatre to concerts and comedians, there is a lot that happens in the Valley each week. Scroll down to check out this week's top events. Did I miss one? Send me an email and let me know!

Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11. We've compiled separate lists of freebies and discounts, and events (parades, ceremonies, celebrations) that will be happening around the Valley.

Phoenix Suns vs Detroit Pistons (Nov. 9)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $10+

Theresa Caputo Live! The Experience (Nov. 10)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $39+

Phoenix Veterans Day Parade (Nov. 11)
Where: Central and Montebello Drive
Time: Parade starts at 11 a.m.
Admission: Free

View info on Veterans Day parades/events in Mesa, Goodyear, Surprise, Anthem, Scottsdale

CityScape movie night: Hook (Nov. 11)
Where: CityScape in Downtown Phoenix
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Admission: Free
**bring blankets, lawn chairs and snacks

Cooks & Corks (Nov. 11)
Where: Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North, 10600 E. Crescent Moon Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85262
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Admission: $125 (food and drinks included)

Mesa Music Festival (Nov. 10-12)
Where: Downtown Mesa
Time: Hours vary each day. View full schedule
Admission: Free

NASCAR Sprint Cup at PIR (Nov. 11-13)
Where: Phoenix International Raceway, 7602 S. Avondale Blvd., Avondale AZ 85323
Time: Race times vary each day. View full schedule.
Admission: $5 - $130, depending on availability.

Fountain Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts (Nov. 11-13)
Where: Downtown Fountain Hills
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Free. Parking is free, too!

Gilbert Days Rodeo (Nov. 11-13)
Where: 26601 S. Val vista Drive, Gilbert AZ 85298
Time: Friday's show starts at 7 p.m., Saturday's at 5 p.m. and Sunday's at 2 p.m.
Admission: $15 - Adults (16-55), $10 - children and seniors (55+), Free - military with ID

Chiles & Chocolate Festival (Nov. 11-13)
Where: Desert Botanical garden, 
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: included with regular garden admission ($22 - adults, $20 - seniors (60+), $10 - child (3-12)

Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off (Nov. 11-12)
Where: Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen, Chandler AZ
Time: Friday, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Admission: Free

Festival of the Superstitions (Nov. 11-12)
Where: Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce, 567 W. Apache Trail, Apache Junction
Time: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: Free. Parking is free, too!

Phoenix Suns vs Brooklyn Nets (Nov. 12)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $10+

Lindsey Stirling - Brave Enough Tour (Nov. 12)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $29+

Phoenix Mariachi Festival (Nov. 12)
Where: Orpheum Theatre
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $40 - $90

Ahwatukee Community Car & Truck Show (Nov. 12)
Where: Ahwatukee Park, 4700 E. Warner Road, Phoenix AZ 85044
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission: Free

Phoenix Annual Parade of the Arts (Nov. 12)
Where: 734 W. Polk Street, Phoenix AZ 85007
Time: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Procession at 6 p.m. After-hours events, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: Free

Festival of Speed car Show (Nov. 12)
Where: The McCormick Scottsdale Hotel, 7401 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale AZ 85253
Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Admission: Free

Ms. Lauryn Hill (Nov. 13)
Where: Comerica Theatre
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $40+