Things to Do

Things to Do

Things to do this week range from public meetings to a Chamber of Commerce gathering. Below, Library Manager Erik Surber and friends invite the...

Quad roping, jackpot team roping and saddle roping are just part of the rodeo events that are signatures of Masik Tas at Ak-Chin Indian...

Copa Shorts Film Festival is in the final planning stages for its second annual event in February.IF YOU GO What: Copa Shorts Film Festival When: Feb....

Country music singer Clay Walker will hit the stage Friday as headliner of a free concert at Ak-Chin Circle. A conversation with Clay Walker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRcGFt1h8Sk&t=65s The show...

When it comes to following your dreams, one Maricopa resident knows sometimes you have to take a chance, and that sometimes, that risk yields...

This is one of the busiest weeks of the year, with a December array of events in store, from concerts and art displays to...

A series of arts events culminate Dec. 9 when Arts Day closes with a musical flourish in Maricopa Music Circle's Grand Holiday Concert at...

Come December, many faithful Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus by installing a creche in front of their home or in public spaces. Typically,...

The community is invited to a big night at City Hall on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Mayor Christian Price will light the City Hall Christmas...

Snow, a sleigh ride, luminaries, ornament decorating, gingerbread, cookies, hot chocolate, running Santas and, of course, a tree-lighting by the lake all bring Christmas...

As the Ak-Chin Indian Community celebrates its 10th annual Masik Tas celebration, tribal officials remind the community the celebration is about sharing with your...

One of Maricopa’s premier art expositions is taking on a new name and face this month. Dec. 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., The...

It's a busy week for Maricopans, from business and government meetings to entertainment and cultural events, including the beginning of Ak-Chin's big Masik Tas...

Planning an elaborate Christmas display? Maricopans have until 5 p.m. Dec. 1 to register for the 14th annual Holiday Homes & Businesses on Parade. Participants...

Maricopans are preparing for Thanksgiving this week, and also preparing for an overpass. Below, Wendy Webb of F.O.R. Maricopa Food Bank explains what is...

Union Pacific unveiled a commemorative locomotive this year honoring the U.S. armed forces, and it is scheduled to pass through Maricopa on Saturday. The Spirit...

Maricopans can lessen their Thanksgiving dinner guilt this year by getting some exercise that morning during the 10th annual Maricopa Turkey Trot. The 5K/1-mile fun...

Students are sorting items inside an unused Desert Wind Middle School classroom this week in preparation for their annual rummage sale. The student-led sale will...

Back by popular demand, the Artists’ Studio Crawl is scheduled for Nov. 18, 10 a.m.-2p.m., and Nov. 19, noon-4 p.m. Hosted by Maricopa Arts...

Maricopa has several community events this week, from a craft fair to a frank discussion. Below, artist Susan Cameron invites everyone to the self-guided...

    The second annual Brave Little Brielle Run for I-Cell Disease takes place Nov. 18 at Copper Sky. I-Cell is a rare disease with no...

This Saturday, Nov. 11, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 133 and Veterans Parade Committee are hosting a Veterans Parade starting at 9 a.m. and...

By Al Brandenburg I’m originally from upstate New York and have been vegetable gardening most of my life. One of the best crops in my...

An arts-and-crafts fair and a high school play are among several things to do this week in Maricopa. Below, Gabriela Potter and the Veterans...

For its fall production, the Maricopa High School Theater Company is performing William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” But it won’t quite be...

A patriotic display of vintage military vehicles will march through Maricopa while honoring veterans on Nov. 12. The route for the third annual Veterans...

Located down a winding, county road and bunkered beneath a small mountain in Thunderbird Farms is a hidden haven for Vietnam veterans.IF YOU GO What:...

The 2nd Saturday Market returns for the fall season Nov. 4 – the first weekend of November – at a new venue, Sequoia Pathway...

The community will honor its veterans this month with a new parade and a returning 5K fun run. Years in the making, Maricopa’s first Veterans...

Activities this week include Halloween, the return of the Maricopa Market and the annual Maricopa Police Department awards. Below, Terry Oldfield of American Legion...