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Click here to view special events at the Glendale Adult Center, 5970 W. Brown St.
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8th Annual Santa’s Workshop 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 13, at Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr.
Kids of all ages are invited to this special event where they can purchase holiday presents (everything is $2) for their friends, family or even their pets. A store will be set up with a variety of items sure to make everyone is happy. Santa’s elves will be on site to wrap their selection in holiday wrapping paper. Please arrive early for best selection of products. For more information, please contact Darren at 623-930-4610.
Glendale Arts Council Juried Fine Arts Exhibition
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave. - Fruit Packing Shed
Saturday, Jan. 10 and Sunday, Jan. 11: All submitted works on display
Wednesday, Jan. 14 through Sunday, Jan. 25: Juried works on display
Enjoy a unique exhibit featuring Arizona artists.
25th Annual Winter Antique Tractor Show 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14 and Sunday, Feb. 15, at Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave.
Admission $5; ages 12 and under free.
Enjoy tractor pulls, displays and more! Presented by Arizona Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association.
Glendale Folk & Heritage Festival 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Mar. 21 and Sunday, Mar. 22, at Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave. FREE ADMISSION!
Participate in a hands-on workshop or enjoy 150+ performers, featuring everything from folk and bluegrass music to cowboy poetry and storytelling. Call 623-930-4201 for more information. If you're interested in being a performer or vendor at this event, please click here.