Radar: To Do in PHX 9.22-9.26

Rockin’ Tacos. Photo from facebook.com/RockinTacoAZ

Last weekend summer officially ended, but there are many fall activities to look forward to like Arizona Restaurant Week, Fountain Hills Oktoberfest, and Goldrush Music Festival. Note:All descriptions courtesy of event hosts and edited for clarity.


Arizona Restaurant Week
This statewide affair offers foodies a wealth of dining opportunities and the chance to get outside their own neighborhood and try something new. From sizzling Southwestern and soothing comfort foods to five-star dining and international fare – it’s all on the table during Arizona Restaurant Week. So prepare your taste buds and dig in. Various times. $33+. Various locations. arizonarestaurantweek.com // @azrestaurant


Laughs & Drafts
Zane Lamprey, award-winning travel show host and comedian, performs stand-up comedy based on his experiences shooting Three Sheets and Drinking Made Easy. Known for being the guy who gets paid to travel around the world and drink, Zane has found himself in many awkward situations, which he’d love to tell you about! Join us for a night of comedy and delicious craft beer. 6-9 p.m. $25-$40. Arizona Wilderness DTPHX: 201 East Roosevelt St. Phoenix; azwbeer.com// @azwilderness

Mozart Candlelight Yoga
Melt in the magic with an evening of classical ambient sounds fused with ancient breath and movement. Allow the tempo of Mozart’s masterpieces to elevate the depth of a gentle restorative practice. 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. $25. Sutra Studios: 1029 North 1st St. Phoenix; sutrastudios.com // @sutrastudiosaz


Date Night Fresh Flower Workshop
Their workshops teach you the basics of floral design. They show workshopers how to select and care for various types of flowers. They teach you how to trim and perfectly place each stem to make a bouquet worthy of posting on your socials. In turn, you will learn new skills. Best of all? You’ll create new memories, which will definitely last longer than any store bought bouquet! 6-7:30 p.m. $70. Sunshine Craft Co.: 700 West Campbell Ave. Phoenix ; sunshinecraftco.com // @sunshinecraftco

Fountain Hills Oktoberfest
The Fountain Hills Oktoberfest family event is truly an authentic Bavarian-style celebration. Sing along with old-time German drinking songs and dance a jig on their dance floor while enjoying the music of a live German band. You will not be disappointed with the traditional German food: pretzels, strudel, schnitzel, sauerkraut, German sausage, and more! Top it off with the backdrop of their famous Fountain Hills fountain at Fountain Park and views of Four Peaks and Redrock. 5 p.m- 10 p.m. $10. Fountain Park: 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd. Fountain Hills; fountainhillsoktoberfest.com // facebook.com/fountainhillschamber

FOUND: RE Art Tour
Each Friday evening FOUND:RE Contemporary offers scheduled art tours of its current exhibitions featuring the local artists of Arizona. For each tour ticket purchased you will receive a detailed, guided tour of the featured artwork and a complimentary welcome cocktail. 6-7:30 p.m. $15. FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel: 1100 North Central Ave. Phoenix; foundrecontemporary.com // @foundre_contemporary


Rockin’ Taco Street Fest
A food, music and cultural celebration, Rockin’ Taco Street Fest will feature creative tacos from 20 local restaurants and food trucks. Wash it all down with fresh fruit fresca, cerveza, margaritas, micheladas and more. Event highlights include live entertainment from Metalachi, Luche Libre wrestling, hot chili pepper eating competitions, mariachi, a mechanical taco ride, little amigos play area and much more. 12-9 p.m.  $12.  DR AJ Chandler Park: 178 E. Commonwealth Ave. Chandler;.rockintacoaz.com // @rockintacoaz

“Water/Air: A Visual and Audio Landscape Exhibition”
Bringing together two elemental forces, “Water/Air” celebrates how the forces of nature can be used to create conventional and unconventional landscape art. Through the use of watercolor and acrylic (element of water), painters Osgood and Voron are able to capture the seemingly mundane and the extraordinary through the movement of water and painting medium. Using another element (element of air), sound artist Barua maps different types of spaces through sound waves. This includes both a digital landscape and a surround sound piece that is responsive to its environment during the opening of the exhibition. 6-9pm. Free. FOUND:RE Phoenix Hotel; 1100 North Central Ave. Phoenix; foundrehotels.com // @foundrephx


Get Down to Sundown
360 views and rooftop vibes with DJ Musa Mind playing the beats. 4-9 p.m. Free. From The Rooftop: 222 East Portland St. Phoenix; ftrooftop.com // @ftrphx

Goldrush Music Festival
From darkness into light, Goldrush Music Festival emerges bigger than ever before with 3 days this September. Return to the Wild West for a roaring good time with stage productions that will knock your socks off and a lineup unlike anything seen in these parts.Various times. $289+. Rawhide Western Town: 5700 W. North Loop Rd. Chandler; goldrushfestaz.com // @goldrushfestaz

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