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You might not get three days off like last weekend, but you can still experience three days of fun thanks to these events. Whether you want to laugh, be romantic, try out ancient weapons or something else, we can suggest something good.

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1. Experience ballet in a new way

Thursday, June 1 to Saturday, June 3
Attend a celebration of dance, music and multimedia under the stars and surrounded by the desert beauty. The acclaimed Ballet Arizona performs choreography from Ib Anderson.
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2. Laugh at life

Friday, June 2
Comedian Don Friesan (Showtime’s “Ask Your Mom”) takes a humorously relatable – and generally clean – look at family dynamics, using himself as an example.
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3. Revisit a ‘tale as old as time’

Tuesdays-Sundays, June 2 to July 2
Be a guest at the Broadway version of Disney’s enchanting musical “Beauty and the Beast.” Plus, enjoy a full meal while you watch the magic unfold.
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4. Get a dose of art

Friday, June 2
Explore some of the Valley’s best art at major museums and smaller studios while you enjoy live street entertainment and other fun in downtown Phoenix. *Free Event!
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Bonus: If you want something artsy to do during the evening of Thursday, June 1, check out the Scottsdale Artwalk. *Free Event!

5. Live and Let Die

Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3
Experience the hit songs of Paul McCartney – both from the Beatles and solo years – in a new way. Singer Tony Kishman and a four-piece band join the Phoenix Symphony for an unforgettable concert.
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6. Throw ancient weapons

Saturday, June 3
See how well you can learn to use an ancient weapon, and then compete against others. Plus, learn about the people and other technology of Arizona’s distant past. *Free Event!
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7. Ogle import cars

Saturday, June 3
Check out the hottest import cars around, or display your own pride and joy. There will also be concerts, parties, a fashion show, contests and plenty more fun.
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8. Feel free to laugh – for a good cause

Saturday, June 3
Comedian Carlos Oscar and Broadway illusionist Adam Trent team up for an evening of laughs and amazement. Proceeds go toward combating commercial sexual exploitation.
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9. Talk derby to us

Saturday, June 3
Spend an evening in the exciting world of all-girl, flat-track roller derby. In addition to the hard-hitting derby action, participate in lucrative raffles.
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10. Rock the summer away

Sunday, June 4
Catch a free family-friendly concert in the park. This weekend will be funk and R&B group Outside The Line. *Free Event!
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Out of the Valley

Folk Arts Fair

Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4
Get out of the Valley heat and head up to the Folk Arts Fair in Prescott for gold panning, sheep shearing, hands-on crafts, living history interpreters, antique cars and more.
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More Events This Weekend

Country music, comedy, musicals and more

All Weekend
Want other fun options this weekend? Country music group Lady Antebellum is in town. Check out the musical “Aida” or a show called “I Hate Musicals.” See comedian Tim Allen or try your own hand at improv. There’s all that to do and more.
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