Radar: To Do in PHX 11.23-11.27

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We’re here to bring you a very full weekend and we aren’t just talking about the food! Maybe you want to give planks for all you have. Perhaps you need a good story or a good song. 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.


5th Annual Planksgiving at Elevate Yoga & Wellness, Phoenix
Get your relax on before a full day with the family at the 5th Annual Planksgiving. The evening will kick off with an all levels friendly, fiery, yet soothing, 90-minute class. We’ll move, give thanks, hold planks, and unwind before the Thanksgiving holiday. After seeing who can hold the longest plank, we’ll wind down with some soothing Restorative Yoga and a calming savasana. $30; 5:15 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 1001 North 3rd Avenue Ste 2 Phoenix, AZ; elevateyogaaz.com // @elevateyogaaz

Friendsgiving Party at Butler’s Easy, Phoenix

We all need to mentally prepare for Thankgiving sometimes. Thats why your favorite local cocktail lounge invites you to pre-GAME Thanksgiving with us! Drink specials all night! Bring some friends to play chess, connect four, tiki toss, scrabble, monopoly and MORE! Reserve your free ticket and show the bartender for an additional 10 percent off!! Free; 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.; 8375 North 7th Street Phoenix, AZ; butlerseasy.com // @butlerseasy




The Storyline SLAM: Holidaze at Changing Hands Bookstore
Come join us for a night of community storytelling at Changing Hands Bookstore in Phoenix. To get in the storytelling drawing, sign up at TheStoryline.org before 11.18.22. Six names will be drawn on Sunday, November, 20th and posted on TheStoryline.org, The Storyline Facebook page, and Instagram @thestoryliners. At least two more names will be drawn at the beginning of the show on Friday, November 25th. Five members of the audience will be the judges. The storyteller with the most points at the end of the show wins. $10; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 300 West Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ; changinghands.com // @changinghands

Roosevelt Row Fall 2022 Friday Night A.R.T.S. Market
It’s time to start holiday shopping so why not find something original! Free; 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; 918 N 2nd St Phoenix, AZ; rooseveltrow.org // @rooseveltrowcdc


Drag Disco Brunch at Kahvi Coffee + Cafe
Join us in celebrating Native American Heritage Month with Drag Disco Brunch on Saturday, November 26, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Kähvi! This month we will have a talented Indigenous LGBTQ+ cast, and we will be honoring the culture, spirit, and influential impact of the Indigenous community in the Southwest. We will have a savory and sweet bottomless brunch buffet with Champagne included in every package, specialty brunch cocktails, a DJ, and an even more over-the-top FABULOUS show! Tix start at $60; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 214 E Roosevelt St #2, Phoenix, AZ; drinkkahvi.com // @drinkkahvi

Scottsdazzle Sing-a-Long and Tree Lighting Ceremony at Scottsdale Waterfront
This signature seasonal celebration serves as the kickoff to a month of festivities. Amble along the Scottsdale Waterfront among beautifully lit holiday décor and sing along to classic Christmas tunes led by MusicaNova Orchestra and local celebrities. Sip on a hot coffee or cocoa, nibble on light bites inspired by the season, and engage in general merriment sure to put you in the mood for a very happy holiday indeed. The night culminates with the lighting of a dazzling 40-foot Scottsdazzle tree. Free; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 7135 E Camelback Scottsdale, AZ


Pinball Bounty Knockout Tournament at Electric Bat Arcade
$5 plus $1 for IFPA fee. Win Money. Group match play. You receive a $5 poker chip and will be randomly assigned a group of four people and a game each round. Bottom two scores receive a strike for the round. After you’ve received the set number of strikes (either 3 or 4 depending on the total number of players) you give your chip to the winner of that round. It’s very common to walk away with money even if you don’t finish in the top group of players. $5 to enter; noon to 6 p.m.; 25 W Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ; electricbatarcade.com // @electricbatarcade

Blue Bayou – The Music of Linda Ronstadt & Eagles at The Rhythm Room
Bayou starts with Linda’s breakout hit, DIFFERENT DRUM, and then takes you on a 2-hour tour of her vast repertoire in country, hard rock, Motown, ballads, the great American songbook, as well as her work with Dolly Parton and Emmylou Harris (TRIO) and even a nod to her huge accomplishment in reviving the traditional Mexican music of Southern Arizona. Serious fans of Linda will love it. Newcomers will become instant fans. The show also features great stories from Linda’s 40-year career, as well as big hits by EAGLES because of their close relationship with Linda. $15; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 1019 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ; hythmroom.com // @rhythmroom

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