Events

  • Fri
    01
    Aug
    2014
    Sun
    31
    Aug
    2014
    9 am – 1 pm1034 E. Deuce of Clubs Show Low, AZ 85901

    Show Low Main Street Farmers’ Market & Art Walk – Festival Marketplace, featuring local produce growers, food product producers, artisans and craftspeople, Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm, 928-532-4124 or http://www.showlowfarmersmarket.com

  • Thu
    21
    Aug
    2014
    7:00 pmWebinar

    In addition to describing the movement to include local and regional foods in school meal programs, cultivate school gardens, and provide students with agricultural and food related experiential learning opportunities, this webinarpresented by Matthew Benson, PhD will make the case as to why farm to school programs are an emerging best practice for healthy school meal programs. Join the webinar for an engaging discussion!

    Exploring the Movement to Healthy School Meals Through Farm to School

  • Sat
    23
    Aug
    2014
    1-5 pmKief-Joshua Vineyards

    Elgin - Kief-Joshua Vineyards 3rd Annual Magdelena Bash - Kief-Joshua Vineyards, special day of wine, food and music, in addition to new wine releases, $8, wine tasting $5, includes a souvenir glass, 1-5 pm, 520-455-5582 or http://kiefjoshuavineyards.com

  • Tue
    26
    Aug
    2014
    1:00 pmCivic Center Library

    Scottsdale Public Libraries, 1 p.m., Civic Center Library, Eureka Loft, 3839 N. Drinkwater Blvd., Scottsdale. Free. Register: www.scottsdalelibrary.org/eureka.

  • Tue
    26
    Aug
    2014
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM NMBA / SSC Boring Building 1951 West North Lane Phoenix, AZ 85021

    greaterphoenixAre you new to Power Point or have you been using it for years? Regardless of your experience level, Don Hardenbrook will show you how to enhance your presentation using this business tool. With over 95% of the presentation software market share and installation in over 1 billion computers, PowerPoint is a program that is vital to your business.

  • Tue
    26
    Aug
    2014
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Northern Arizona University 15451 North 28th Avenue, Room 140 Phoenix, AZ 85053

    greaterphoenixThis interactive seminar focuses on the definition, importance and objectives of nonprofits as well as how they differ from for profit organizations. The roles and responsibilities of the board and the executive director will be clarified. Avenues of fund development will also be explored.

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  • Wed
    27
    Aug
    2014
    10am PT / 11am MT/ 12pm CT /1pm ETWebinar

    Do you ever feel like your blood, sweat and tears go into a piece of content that goes completely unseen? Or are you coming up empty on new, interesting ideas for your website or blog? What about endlessly cranking out unexceptional pieces? Turns out, you’re not alone.

    Join us and Jayson DeMers, CEO of AudienceBloom, a Seattle-based digital marketing agency, as we discuss ways to ensure you’re never scrambling for great content marketing collateral again. Jayson’s experience and research has taught him how to attract attention to great content, how to get the most bang from every written piece or infographic, and where to go for help along the way.

    Register here.

  • Sat
    30
    Aug
    2014
    Phoenix, AZ

    header-201410th Annual Phoenix Cooks! – Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, food enthusiasts sample fare from culinary experts in our own backyard, taste, sip and mingle with more than 50 of the best local chefs and restaurants, more than 30 wine, beer and mixology sampling booths, learn new recipes and techniques in classroom experiences and stage demonstrations, benefit, $60-90, http://www.phoenixcooks.com

  • Sat
    30
    Aug
    2014
    Mon
    01
    Sep
    2014
    7:30 am 5:30 pm6405 W Williams Rd Willcox, AZ 85643

    14th Annual Apple Harvest Celebration – Apple Annie’s Orchard, a celebration of the delicious apples grown in Willcox, u-pick apples from the orchard, free wagon rides to orchard for picking, all-you-can-eat apples and pancake breakfast, apple-smoked burger lunches, homemade ice cream and pies, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, 520-384-2084 or http://www.appleannies.com

  • Sat
    30
    Aug
    2014
    Mon
    01
    Sep
    2014
    7:30 am – 5:30 pmWillcox - Apple Annies

    14th Annual Apple Harvest Celebration – Apple Annie’s Orchard, a celebration of the delicious apples grown in Willcox, u-pick apples from the orchard, free wagon rides to orchard for picking, all-you-can-eat apples and pancake breakfast, apple-smoked burger lunches, homemade ice cream and pies, 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, 520-384-2084 or http://www.appleannies.com

  • Sat
    30
    Aug
    2014
    Mon
    01
    Sep
    2014
    7:30 am – 5:30 pmApple Annie’s Orchard

    Taylor Sweet Corn Festival – children's & adult rodeos, parade, arts & crafts, BBQ, dance, and sweet corn, 928-536-7366 or http://www.snowflaketaylorchamber.org

  • Sat
    06
    Sep
    2014
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Burton Barr Central Library 1221 North Central Avenue, Hive@Central, 2nd Floor Phoenix, AZ 85004

    greaterphoenixAre you starting a new business or thinking about it? This session is an essential step in developing a business plan that will increase your chances of being successful. Should you start now? Where? How? What about money? Experienced business professionals will address each of these and help you get started on the best path for your business.
    Burton Barr Central Library

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  • Mon
    08
    Sep
    2014
    5 pm General Meeting2026 W. Lone Cactus Dr. Phoenix, AZ

    10153052_10152137723622005_438819657576498194_nThe American Culinary Federation Chef's Association of Arizona September monthly meeting will be held at Elite Food Brokerage at 2026 W. Lone Cactus Dr. Phoenix, AZ 85027

    For latest meeting updates and RSVP visit the Facebook page here.

  • Sat
    13
    Sep
    2014
    9:00 amMiami, AZ

    Miami Arizona Fiesta – Bullion Plaza Green, a day of Hispanic entertainment, booths and food in celebration of Mexican Independence Day, a car show is also planned, free, 9 am,  800-804-5623 or http://www.globemiamichamber.com  

  • Fri
    26
    Sep
    2014
    Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014
    5-10 pm12925 N. Saguaro Blvd. Fountain Hills, AZ 85268

    Oktoberfest – Fountain Park, the entire family enjoys German music, food, beer, contests and a designated children’s area, sponsored by AMVETS, Elks, German Club and Fountain Hills Community Services, free, 5-10 pm, http://www.fh.az.gov

  • Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014
    4:30 pmKino Sports Complex

    tucson_beer_logoJoin us for an evening of beer tasting at the ballpark as we stage our 28th Annual Great Tucson Beer Festival to benefit the non-profit, Sun Sounds of Arizona, in Tucson.

  • Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014
    2:30 pm2500 East Ajo Way Tucson , AZ 85713

    28th Annual Sun Sounds Great Beer Fest – Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, taste a wide variety and styles of beer by brewers and breweries from around the Southwest, also hors d’oeuvres to sample, games such as horseshoes and steer roping, music and wine garden, must be 21, benefits Sun Sounds of Arizona, $25-75, 4:30-10 pm, 520-296-2400 or http://www.azbeer.com/tucson.htm 

  • Sat
    27
    Sep
    2014
    6-10 p.m.Venue of Scottsdale, 7117 E Third Ave, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

    logo (3)General admission is $50 and that includes unlimited food samplings from participating restaurants, while supplies last; and seven drink tickets good for wine, craft beer and spirits. This is a 21 and over only event.

    Space for restaurants and vendors is limited. Chefs, restaurants and vendors are encouraged to sign up early. There is no cost for restaurants to participate.

    www.scottsdalespice.org

     

  • Sat
    04
    Oct
    2014
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PMNew Belgium Brewing

    logo (10)This year marks the 15th season for Tour de Fat, which will travel to 10 cities across the U.S. These day-long festivities are free in every city, but the proceeds from beer sales go to local non-profits.

    http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tour-de-fat-tempe-registration-11454359297?aff=ehometext&rank=3

  • Sun
    05
    Oct
    2014
    Tue
    07
    Oct
    2014
    Hyatt Regency Dallas

    The 55th Annual MUFSO Conference is designed by an Advisory Board comprised of your industry peers to meet the business growth and professional development needs of the entire executive suite. Featuring not only the leadership-oriented content that MUFSO is famous for, but also laser-targeted conference pillar educational sessions presented by over 100 of your industry peers.

    Learn more here.  

  • Sat
    11
    Oct
    2014
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Burton Barr Central Library 1221 North Central Avenue, Hive@Central, 2nd Floor Phoenix, AZ 85004

    greaterphoenixAre you starting a new business or thinking about it? This session is an essential step in developing a business plan that will increase your chances of being successful. Should you start now? Where? How? What about money? Experienced business professionals will address each of these and help you get started on the best path for your business.

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  • Wed
    15
    Oct
    2014
    Thu
    16
    Oct
    2014
    5-10 pmStagecoach Village 7100 E. Cave Creek Road Cave Creek, Arizona

    359292177525df3507a50bd6f0d7d500From Alberto's  to Z's Asian Fusion
    Sample the cuisine of more than 25 restaurants
    in an outdoor, open-air setting.

    Two stages with live music by Young Country & Jake Dean Band on Wednesday, Mogollon & the Kards on Thursday. A wine and craft beer garden, tequila tastings, art exhibit and sale by the Sonoran Arts League are just part of the fun which showcases the many flavors from the town of Cave Creek. http://www.tasteofcavecreek.com/

  • Sat
    18
    Oct
    2014
    Sun
    19
    Oct
    2014
    11am-7pm each daySalt River Field Scottsdale, AZ

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  • Sun
    19
    Oct
    2014
    12:00 PM to 4:00 PMThe Farm at South Mountain 6106 S 32nd St Phoenix, AZ 85042

    logo (4)Gather at The Farm at South Mountain on Sunday, October 19, 2014, from noon until 4 p.m. for an afternoon of eating, drinking and learning. Hosted by the Phoenix Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier, this fun and informative afternoon is a benefit for Native Seeds/Search, a remarkable seed conservation organization based in Tucson.

    Only 75 tickets are available to the public to spend the afternoon with Phoenix's most celebrated chefs and food artisans. Join Chefs Charleen Badman of FnB, Chris Bianco of Pizzeria Bianco, Kevin Binkley of Binkley's and Aaron Chamberlain of St. Francis and Phoenix Public Market Cafe for a four-course meal poured with wines from Southern Arizona's Dos Cabezas Wineworks.

    Learn more here: http://www.foodservicegeeks.com/afternoon-farm-eat-drink-learn/

  • Sat
    25
    Oct
    2014
    Downtown Ocotillo

    1235075_694012490627362_343103006_nTASTE. Chandler’s Culinary Festival is a gourmet food event in Chandler, AZ that features the East Valley’s finest. TASTE. offers a unique opportunity to taste, savor, and enjoy the delicacies of our local eating establishments. This Chandler event showcases local business, local restaurants and benefits local charities.

    There will be over 30 food samplings and a variety of fine wines, craft beers and spirits, giving guests a truly unforgettable and scrumptious experience. Join us at our new location in Downtown Ocotillo. Tickets can be purchased online.  

  • Mon
    03
    Nov
    2014
    12-4 pmBlackstone Country Club 12101 West Blackstone Drive Peoria, AZ 85383

    images (4)Eight’s Great GrillFest, Sun., Nov. 3, noon-4pm, beckons fans to see rare cooking demonstrations up-close-&-personal by renowned celebrity grill maestro/author Steven Raichlen; perennial PBS favorite Mary Ann Esposito; along with James Beard award-winner & Check, Please! Arizona TV host Robert McGrath, and Arizona culinary legend/host. 

    Savor the Southwest’s Barbara Pool Fenzl, among many others. This culinary expedition takes a special focus on – grilling! Held at the beautiful Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia, Peoria, the exceptional event also showcases food, wine and beer sampling – all included in the ticket price. Tickets are $30 at www.azpbs.org/grillfest.

     

  • Wed
    05
    Nov
    2014
    Chicago, Illinois

    Get ready for a culinary star studded celebration honoring the life of Chef Charlie Trotter. This party occurs on the anniversary of the date of his passing as we want to celebrate his memory and honor his lasting legacy. Check back as details regarding culinary talent, venue, price and sponsorship become available.

    Charlie Trotter's Culinary Education Foundation Fundraiser Gala. 

  • Wed
    05
    Nov
    2014
    Thu
    06
    Nov
    2014
    Chicago, Illinois

    Get ready for a culinary star studded celebration honoring the life of Chef Charlie Trotter. This party occurs on the anniversary of the date of his passing as we want to celebrate his memory and honor his lasting legacy. Check back as details regarding culinary talent, venue, price and sponsorship become available.

    Charlie Trotter's Culinary Education Foundation Fundraiser Gala. 

  • Wed
    12
    Nov
    2014
    Tue
    18
    Nov
    2014
    Las Vegas

    logo-wfcThe World Food Championships is the natural progression of the thousands of cooking competitions that take place across the globe each year. Tens of thousands of consumers will compete in a year-long trial to qualify for the World Food Championships. The World Food Championships takes over where Food Network leaves off – in the kitchen and backyard of every American home. Not fake made for TV stars – but everyday real consumers who simply believe they can. 

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  • Fri
    14
    Nov
    2014
    Sat
    15
    Nov
    2014
    The Farm at South Mountain

    twitter-logo_400x400Shake hands and drink the wine of Arizona's own grape farmers and wine producers in the picturesque setting of Phoenix's historic The Farm at South Mountain this fall.

    Guests will learn about Arizona wine production, participate in fun and educational wine seminars and taste dozens of wines!

     

  • Fri
    14
    Nov
    2014
    Sat
    15
    Nov
    2014
    6:00 pmThe Farm at South Mountain 6106 S 32nd St Phoenix, AZ 85042

    Shake hands and drink the wine of Arizona's own grape farmers and wine producers in the picturesque setting of Phoenix's historic The Farm at South Mountain this fall. There will be 30 of the state's top wine growers who will gather to showcase their finest wines at this interactive event.

    Guests will learn about Arizona wine production, participate in fun, and educational wine seminars and taste dozens of wine! 

    The Grand Tasting At Quiessence will be Friday, November 14, 2014 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

    Festival at the Farm will be Saturday, Novemver 15, 2014 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

  • Sat
    06
    Dec
    2014
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Burton Barr Central Library 1221 North Central Avenue, Hive@Central, 2nd Floor Phoenix, AZ 85004

    greaterphoenixAre you starting a new business or thinking about it? This session is an essential step in developing a business plan that will increase your chances of being successful. Should you start now? Where? How? What about money? Experienced business professionals will address each of these and help you get started on the best path for your business.

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  • Wed
    31
    Dec
    2014
    3:00 pmUniversity of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ

    fiestabowl-logoThe 44th Annual Fiesta Bowl will kickoff on December 31, 2014 at 3 p.m. MST at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The match-up will be determined by the College Football Playoff selection committee.

     

  • Tue
    07
    Apr
    2015
    Sun
    12
    Apr
    2015
    Scottsdale, AZ

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    No matter what you crave, this year's Scottsdale Culinary Festival has something for everyone. From multi-course meals to custom cocktails, we have it all.

  • Wed
    22
    Apr
    2015
    Thu
    23
    Apr
    2015
    Madison, WI

    Join Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association (WCMA) and the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research (CDR) April 22-23, 2015 for the Wisconsin Cheese Industry Conference.  New in 2015, the WCIC will be held at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

 

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