Super Indoor Custom Car Show

Extreme temperatures are on the way this weekend and into next week, so we rounded up a selection of activities that will hopefully keep you cool. Some of these are outside, though, so make sure you know how to keep yourself safe from heat-related dangers like heat exhaustion.

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1. Enjoy sweet tea on the porch swing

Thursday, June 15 to Sunday, June 18
Visit the monthly – air-conditioned – market that offers handmade and vintage items from 40 local designers and artisans. This month’s theme is “Sweet Tea and Porch Swings.” *Free Event!
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2. Get animated for science

Friday, June 16
This month’s adult-only Science with a Twist enters the wild world of animation in “This Animation Is Not For Kids.” Explore the science of animation, drink oddball cocktails and witness exploding objects.
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3. Play backyard games

Saturday, June 17
It might be too hot to play backyard games outdoors, but not at this indoor game festival. Play giant Jenga or checkers, cornhole, bocce, football, and more. Plus enjoy live music and other attractions.
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4. Check out tricked-out cars

Saturday, June 17
Ogle the best custom cars in the Southwest, including lowriders, kustoms, hot rods, trucks, DUBS, motorcycles and more vehicles. There will also be live music and a beer garden.
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5. Prepare for your little one

Saturday, June 17
Scope out the latest baby products and save up to 30 percent. Attend demos and workshops, talk to healthcare experts, create a registry and potentially win big prizes.
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6. Take a break at the lake

Saturday, June 17
Spend a refreshing day at the lake playing yard games, enjoying live entertainment and food trucks, and checking out a game van and cigar bar. *Free Event! (After $6 parking fee)
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7. See Eddie Izzard live

Saturday, June 17
British actor and comedian Eddie Izzard is in town to do some stand-up, share stories and pictures of his life, and read selections from his new book. This show already sold out once and forced a venue change, so buy tickets quick.
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8. Stalk scorpions

Saturday, June 17
Attend an hour-long talk about the habitats and habits of scorpions, and how to live around them safely. Then head out for a night-time, desert scorpion hunt (no killing, just observing).
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9. Attend the Carnivale

Saturday, June 17
Step right up to watch feats of strength and balance from the Taylor Family Circus. Also, enjoy live music, the Americana Tattoo Art Collection, and food and drink. *Free Event!
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10. Savor jazz and wine in the Garden

Sunday, June 18
Unwind in the beauty of nature. Listen to a piano-and-saxophone jazz duo in a garden as you sip wine or Sake, and munch on complimentary snacks.
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DON’T FORGET…

Celebrate Dad

Sunday, June 18
Don’t let dad feel unappreciated on Father’s Day. The Valley offers plenty of activitites, from relaxing to exciting, to show you care.
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OUT OF THE VALLEY

Cool off and sample fresh strawberries

Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18
Head into the mountains for a cool weekend that includes fresh strawberries and strawberry treats, plus local art and more. *Free Event!
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See two jaw-dropping natural wonders

Saturday, June 17 to Saturday, June 24
Beat the heat as you take in the twin wonders of the Grand Canyon and the unobstructed night sky. Bring a telescope or use one of the ones on-site. *Free Event!
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MORE EVENTS THIS WEEKEND

Pink Floyd, ‘The Wizard of OZ,’ and more

All Weekend
Yes, a Pink Floyd tribute band and, not one, but two, productions of the Wizard of Oz are in town. Make of that what you will. Or check out other theatrical productions, a dive-in movie and a food truck picnic.
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