Radar: To Do in PHX 8.24-8.27

“Beetlejuice” at ASU Gammage. Photo courtesy of tempetourism.com.

Another weekend, another list of fun weekend activities. This week, enjoy your choice of summer markets on Saturday or indulge in a professionally curated culinary experience at Fogo De Chão. There’s an event for everyone in this diverse list. Thank you for continuing to let us be your go to resource for exciting weekend events. Note: Most descriptions courtesy of event host and edited for clarity.



Margarita + Guacamole Class
These three are not only the holy trinity of summer snacking but also the theme for an upcoming class at both Z’Tejas Arizona locations. And if you know Z’Tejas, then you know that a margarita & guacamole making class from a Z’Tejas chef is like getting a painting lesson from da Vinci. An expert mixologist will teach participants how to create the famous Z’Tejas signature margarita with a custom, take-home shaker along with secret techniques and flavor combination ideas. And you can’t forget the guac. Z’Tejas chefs will take participants entertaining game to a whole new level with tips on perfecting America’s favorite dip. $50. 6 p.m. 8300 N Hayden Rd. Suite D-101, Scottsdale, AZ; ztejas.com/scottsdale // @eatztejas



Beyoncé RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR live at State Farm Stadium
Beyoncé returns to the global stage for the RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR, her first solo tour in six years. Live at State Farm Stadium. $51+. 8 p.m. 1 Cardinals Dr. Glendale, AZ; statefarmstadium.com // @statefarmstadium

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars at Fogo De Chão
Join Fogo De Chão for a historic four-course chef-curated experience. Savor world-class wines from Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars of Napa Valley paired with lobster and shrimp rainbow salad, juicy new Porterhouse, wagyu ancho ribeye and more. $95. 7 p.m. 6300 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ; fogodechao.com // @fogo



“Unbound” Opening Celebration at Vision Gallery
Attend the opening celebration of the “Unbound” exhibition. “Unbound” features work from various artist who embed their own culture and history into their work. Free. 6 p.m. 10 E Chicago St. Chandler, AZ; visiongallery.org // @visiongalleryaz

The BlakTinx Dance Festival at Herberger Theater
This dance festival celebrates and highlights the work of Black and Latinx dance makers in Phoenix, Arizona. The dance concert of the festival will feature both emerging and established artists, showcasing many genres and styles of dance. $27.50. 7 p.m. 222 E Monroe St. Phoenix, AZ; herbergertheater.org // @herbergertheater



Summer Market in Downtown Chandler
Come out to the Downtown Chandler Summer Market to shop your favorite vendors and discover new favorites. The Summer Market features dozens of local farmers, gourmet food vendors and artisans. Come down, shop around and grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in the Downtown. Free+. 7:00 a.m. 3 S Arizona Ave. Chandler, AZ; downtownchandler.org // @downtownchandler

Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market
Downtown Phoenix Farmers Market is committed to seasonally-grown, local foods and products. They take immense pride in their weekly, urban event where residents and visitors can shop community farmers and small businesses year-round. Open, rain or shine. Free. 8 a.m. 750 N 5th St. Phoenix, AZ; downtownphoenixfarmersmarket.org // @dtphxfarmersmarket



“Beetlejuice” at ASU Gammage
Based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved film, this hilarious musical tells the story of Lydia Deetz, a strange and unusual teenager whose whole life changes when she meets a recently deceased couple and a demon with a thing for stripes. Watch this beloved performance live at ASU Gammage. $235+. 1 p.m. 1200 S Forest Ave. Tempe, AZ; asugammage.com // @asugammage

Trivia at Crescent Ballroom
Test your knowledge of indie music, current events, as well as a wide variety of other topics. Free. 5 p.m. 308 N 2nd Ave. Phoenix, AZ; crescentphx.com // @crescentphx

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