Wet Leg. Photo from fb.com/wetleg.

Here in Phoenix, we’re here to ease you into a weekend that is wet and dry. This week’s digital radar is your guide for events that are for everyone everywhere, who loves boots scootin’. Choose between flashbacks or country croonin’. Maybe you want to visit Mexico in a bottle! Whatever your tastes are, feel certain that Phoenix is your place for active living. Note: Some descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


RnB nights with saxophonist Ashton Vaughn Charles 
R&B nights are back at Butler’s Easy. Join us every Thursday for the music stylings of the very talented Ashton Vaughn Charles. We are so proud to announce the return of this amazing perfomer, and the return of one of the best events in Sunnyslope. Grab a delicious cocktail, sit back and enjoy the music. Ashton will play some of your favorite songs, and blow you away with his sax appeal! Bring a date, or come alone, either way is sure to be a memorable night. Free; 8-10 p.m.; Butler’s Easy: 8375 N 7th St. Phoenix, AZ; butlerseasy.com/ // @butlerseasy

Wet Leg 
An updated British invasion. $25 – $33; 7 p.m.; The Van Buren: 401 W Van Buren St. Phoenix, AZ; thevanburenphx.com/ // @thevanburenphx



David Spade
It’s a homecoming show for everybody’s favorite sarcastic comic. The jokes will be as dry as a Phoenix evening. Tix start at $40; 6pm; Celebrity Theatre: 440 N. 32nd St. Phoenix, AZ; celebritytheatre.com/ // @celebritytheatrephx

Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market 
Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market will return to WestWorld in Scottsdale over the weekend of September 16-18. The semi-annual shopping experience has a reputation for featuring quality vendors selling one-of-a-kind items and inspiring design and continues to be a popular attraction for shopping enthusiasts across the Southwest. Attendees can shop all things vintage, local and handmade in a space of over 120,000 square feet filled with 150+ small businesses from across the country offering a vast selection of clothing, jewelry, furniture, vintage, decor and much more. Other highlights of the Market will include food trucks and live music. $8 – $60; 4-9 p.m. Friday; WestWorld: 16601 N Pima Rd. Scottsdale; junkinthetrunkvintagemarket.com // @junkinthetrunkvintagemarket



Boots in the Park with Tim McGraw + More at Tempe Beach Park
Also featuring Dustin Lynch, Ryan Hurd, Tenille Arts, Frank Ray & More. $99+; 2-11:30 p.m.; Tempe Beach Park: 54 W Rio Salado Pkwy. Tempe, AZ; tempe.gov

Smithsonian Museum Day
Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Free; 1-4:30 p.m.; Cave Creek Museum: 6140 E Skyline Dr. Cave Creek, AZ; cavecreekmuseum.org // @cavecreekmuseum


Mexico in a Bottle
Experience the culture of mezcal and more! Mexico in a Bottle is the largest tasting event for the incredible world of mezcal and Mexican craft spirits in the United States. The story of mezcal and these other elixirs isn’t just about alcohol, each bottle contains a piece and flavor of Mexican culture, and is a living link to history, tradition, food, art, and music – life and death all in a bottle. Join us for an afternoon celebrating these great Spirits of Mexico! More than 40 brands sharing 150+ expressions of agave and Mexican craft spirits will be on hand, sharing the stories and tastes of their elixirs. There will also be restaurants providing bites and sips, art, music, special programs and more. Tix start at $60; 4-7 p.m.; Walter Studios: W. Roosevelt St. Phoenix AZ; walterstudios.com/ // @walterstudiosphx

Freestyle Festival with Stevie B, Lisa Lisa, Taylor Dayne, Berlin & More
Freestyle Festival transforms Tempe Beach Park into an all-day ’80s flashback dance party featuring a stacked, superstar lineup, craft food & beverages, art installations and much more. Featuring Lisa Lisa, Berlin, Taylor Dayne, Expose, The Cover Girls, Shannon, Trinere, Sweet Sensation, George Lamond, Jody Watley, Timmy T, Nocera, Noel, connie, Pretty Poison, Nice & Wild, Tiffany, All-4-One, The Flirts, Cynthia, Lime, The Sugarhill Gang – Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5. $59 – $149; 2 p.m.; 80 W Rio Salado Pkwy. Tempe, AZ; tempe.gov