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Phoenix Things To Do: 24 events and festivals not to miss this week around the Valley, Feb. 17-23, 2020

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Posted at 4:16 PM, Feb 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 16:19:14-05

PHOENIX — Are you looking for something to do this week? Check out the top events, activities, and shows happening this week around the Valley.

Looking for more things to do? 65 events and festivals not to miss this winter or spring in Phoenix.

New York Islanders vs Arizona Coyotes (Feb. 17)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 2 p.m.
Admission: $25+

Movies After Dark Live: Mary Poppins Returns (Feb. 20)
Where: Desert Ridge Marketplace, District stage, near Dave and Buster's and H&M
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:40 p.m.
Admission: Free; seating is first come, first served; you can bring your own seating

Arizona Science Center's Lasers and Liquor: Beyonce and The Rolling Stones (Feb. 20)
Where: Arizona Science Center
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. (Beyonce show starts at 7 p.m., The Rolling Stones show starts at 9 p.m.)
Admission: $9-$10 per person; cocktails available for those 21 and up

Cirque Du Soleil's "Ovo" (Feb. 20-23)
Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena
Time: Six performances; show times vary by date; some matinee shows available
Admission: $40+

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (Feb. 21-23)
Where: ASU Gammage
Time: Show times vary by date; weekend matinee performances available
Admission: $40+

The Great Fair of Fine Arts & Crafts (Feb. 21-23)
Where: Avenue of the Fountains, 16455 E Avenue Of The Fountains
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Free

WWW Friday Night Smackdown (Feb. 21)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 5:45 p.m.
Admission: $20+

Cactus League Spring Training begins (Feb. 21 - Mar. 24)
Where: Various stadiums around the Valley
Time: View complete Cactus League schedule
Admission: Varies by stadium and team

Matsuri Festival of Japan (Feb. 22-23)
Where: Steele Indian School Park
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Free; food, drink and activities are separate costs
** Rain or shine event

Devour Culinary Classic (Feb. 22 & 23)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden
Time: 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Admission: $105, VIP is $205
** General admission tickets have sold out. Some Sunday VIP tickets are available)

Brunch Bash (Feb. 22) Postponed to April 11 due to expected rainy weather this weekend
Where: Civic Space Park
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $8; food and drink are separate costs; VIP is $90 (includes 6 drinks, brunch buffet, lounge)

Bill Maher (Feb. 22)
Where: Arizona Federal Theatre (formerly Comerica Theatre)
Time: 8 p.m.
Admission: $63+

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Arizona Coyotes (Feb. 22)
Where: Gila River Arena
Time: 6 p.m.
Admission: $20+

Gilbert Outdoors Expo (Feb. 22) Postponed to March 7 due to expected rainy weather this weekend
Where: Riparian Preserve, 2757 E. Guadalupe Rd.
Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Admission: Free

Coronado Home Tour (Feb. 23)
Where: Coronado Park, 1717 N. 12th Street, Phoenix 85006
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $17-$20 for adults; kids are free

ONGOING

¡Americano! (though Feb. 23, 2020)
Where: The Phoenix Theatre Company
Time: Performance times vary by date
Admission: Cost varies by performance

Legends of Speed (Now, through March 15, 2020)
Where: Phoenix Art Museum
Admission: $14-$23

Weave (Now, through May 16, 2020)
Where: Gallery at Tempe Center for the Arts
Time: Tuesday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday, 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Saturday, 11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Admission: Free

Candytopia (Now, through March 22, 2020)
Where: Scottsdale Quarter
Time: Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Admission: $20-$28
**This entry has been updated since initially published. A spokesperson for Candtopia said the experience has extended its run until March 22.

Wonderspaces: "Elsewhere" (Now, through April 4, 2020)
Where: Scottsdale Fashion Square (near food court)
Time: Tuesday - Friday, noon to 10 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Closed on Monday.
Admission: $15-$24

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition (Now, through May 2020)
Where: Odysea in the Desert
Time: Sunday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $15-$20

Wild Rising by Cracking Art (Now, through May 10, 2020)
Where: Desert Botanical Garden
Time: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: Included with regular garden admission, $13-$30

Victoria the T. Rex (Now, through May 25, 2020)
Where: Arizona Science center
Time: Daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Normal center admission, $13-$18, plus $10-$12 to see Victoria exhibition

Congo Masks and Music: Masterpieces from Central Africa (Now, through Sept. 13, 2020)
Where: Musical Instrument Museum
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $4-$10 for Congo exhibit only; $14-$27 for museum and Congo exhibit; $10-$20 for MIM only