Looking to get into the holiday mood this weekend?
From a winter farm tour to festive Kwanzaa celebration, here’s a look at five events in Maricopa that are sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
Oh, What Fun! Kids Christmas Party
Friday & Saturday
Masai’s Playhouse, 22257 Gibson Dr.
Your little ones will get a jump start on the holiday festivities with movies, cookie decorating and drafting letters to Santa.
The event begins at 6 p.m. each day and costs $45 per child. Dinner and goodie bags are included.
Details can be found on the event’s Facebook page.
Maricopa Moose Craft Sale
Maricopa Moose, 40521 W. Magnolia Rd.
After you’ve made your list and checked it twice, stop by this combo craft and yard sale to knock out some Christmas shopping. Spend the morning sorting through old and new finds, and don’t forget to load up on fresh baked goods.
For more information, check out the Facebook event page.
Third Annual Kwanzaa Celebration
Maricopa Library and Cultural Center, 18160 N. Maya Angelou Dr.
Maricopa gets an early start to its Kwanzaa celebrations with food, family and live entertainment. The event begins at 2 p.m. and attendees are asked to donate fruit, produce or nuts for the community food basket.
To register for the event, email Joanna Vanderpool at [email protected].
Copper Sky Recreation Complex, 44345 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Maricopa’s premier holiday event returns with an evening of shopping, snacking and lighting the city’s Christmas tree. Even the big jolly toy deliverer himself will make a special appearance!
Details can be found on the city’s website.
Shamrock Farms Joy to the Herd
Saturday & Sunday
Shamrock Farms, 40034 W. Clayton Rd., Stanfield
Get in the holiday spirit with a visit to Santa and Roxie, the dairy farm’s famous spokescow. For $15, attendees can make crafts, visit Santa and embark on a guided farm tour.
Reservations are required. Visit the Shamrock Farms website to register.