IT’S CAR SHOW TIME
Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event (Jan. 12-20). Gates open 8am. $21 & up adults, $10 & up children, ages 5 & under free; discounts for seniors/military/students and online ticket purchases. Jan. 12 is Family Value day, kids 12 & under are free. American and European classic, sports and racing cars, auctions, live entertainment and charity events. WestWorld, 16601 N Pima Road, Scottsdale. barrett-jackson.com
Arizona Fine Art EXPO (Jan. 11-March 24). 10am-6pm. $10, $8 military & seniors. 100 nationally acclaimed and award-winning artists produce art in studios and cabanas. Artists can be seen painting in all mediums, sketching in pen & ink, pastels and pencil, assembling mosaics, sculpting clay, carving wood, composing mixed media on canvas, welding, designing and sculpting jewelry. 26540 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. thunderbirdartists.com
For more information on Israeli artist, Ora Tamir, at the Arizona Fine Art EXPO, click here.
Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival (Fri.-Sun. Jan. 11-13). 10am-5pm. $3: $10 wine tasting. Fine art vendors, wine tasting, live entertainment and more. Mark Coronado Park, 15850 N. Bullard Ave., Surprise. thunderbirdartists.com
LAST OF THE HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS
Glitter & Glow Block Party (Sat. Jan. 12). 4-10pm. Free. Event features glowing balloons, lights, live music, food, vendors and more. Murphy Park, 7010 N. 58th Ave., Glendale. glendaleaz.com
NATIVE AMERICAN ART & MORE
Native American Fine Arts Festival (Sat.-Sun. Jan. 12-13). 10am-5pm. Free.Native American heritage celebrated through the arts. There will be active teaching, demonstrating and presentations throughout the festival.Locations along Old Litchfield Road and Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park. litchfieldparkgathering.com
Superstition Mountain Heritage Days (Sat.-Sun. Jan. 12-13). 9am-4pm. $5, ages 10 & under free. Celebrates the history, lore and culture of the Superstition Mountains and Apacheland Movie Ranch. Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, Apache Junction. superstitionmountainmuseum.org
COMIC AND ANIME FAN CONVENTIONS
ACE Comic Con (Fri.-Sun. Jan. 11-13). 4-9pm Fri., 10am-7pm Sat., 10am-5pm Sun. $65 & up adults, $5-$10 for ages 10 & under. Fans can experience everything the superhero world has to offer. Gila River Arena, 9400 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale. aceuniverse.com
Taiyou Con Anime Convention (Fri.-Sun. Jan. 11-13). Noon-2am Fri., 10am-2am Sat., 10am-6pm Sun.$30 & up. Celebrates anime, cosplay, video games and other aspects of Japanese culture with guests, shopping and more than 400 hours of interactive activities. Mesa Convention Center, 263. N. Center, Mesa. taiyoucon.com
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