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2015 Events

January 7-11 - Arizona National Horse Show, Scottsdale - The Arizona National Horse Show has long been part of Arizona National events. Since 1998, when we moved the events to the WestWorld equine complex in Scottsdale, the Horse Show has experienced significant growth. We offer equine competitions for various interests including an American Quarter Horse Show, a 4-H/FFA Horse Show and a Saddlebred Show. The saddlebred show includes groupings for Missouri Fox Trotters and Tennessee Walkers. 602-258-8568 WestWorld 16601 North Pima Road (12248)

January 14-18 - Wings Over Willcox, Willcox - Birders take part in field trips, seminars, sky gazing, and more when they descend upon southeastern Arizona for a homecoming of sorts as tens of thousands of sandhill cranes arrive at their winter roost. 800-200-2272 (12250)

January 17 - March 29 - Celebration of Fine Art, Scottsdale - Join us for our Annual Celebration of Fine Art. There will be over 100 artists present during the celebration, allowing visitors to get a feel for the wide variety of art that is created today. Come browse and find those pieces with which you can connect, which seem to tell a story to which you can relate, or to which you wish you could relate. 480-443-7695 (12249)

January 29 - Arizona Musicfest - Hotel California Salute to The Eagles, Scottsdale - This is the opening night Festival Fanfare concert. All the classic hits, including "Heartache Tonight," "Lyin' Eyes," and "Hotel California," in an exciting tribute to one of the greatest Rock n'Roll bands of all time. 480-488-0806 Highlands Church 9050 East Pinnacle Peak Road (12251)

February 2 - Arizona Musicfest - Feelin' Groovy: The Era of Simon & Garfunkel, Scottsdale - Take a trip through the playlist of the most popular duo of the 1960s, Simon and Garfunkel. This group uses extensive multi-media in their performance. 480-488-0806 Highlands Church (12252)

February 8 - Arizona Musicfest - New York Polyphony, Phoenix - Regarded as one of the finest vocal chamber ensembles in the world. Their program ranges from medieval melodies to cutting-edge contemporary compositions. 480-488-0806 MIM Music Theater 4725 East Mayo Boulevard (12254)

February 10 - Arizona Musicfest - Mike Kocour Quintet, Scottsdale - The Chicago Tribune regards Mike Kocour as "one of the most sophisticated pianists in jazz." Mike and his outstanding quintet will bring the feel of an intimate jazz club to Musicfest. 480.488.0806 Troon Country Club 25000 North Windy Walk Drive (12255)

February 12 - Arizona Musicfest - Steep Canyon Rangers, Scottsdale - Debut of bluegrass music at Arizona Musicfest. Steep Canyon Rangers is one of the leading bluegrass ensembles today. 480-488-0806 Pinnacle Presbyterian Church 25150 North Pima Road (12256)

February 17 - Arizona Musicfest - Pianist Orli Shaham, Phoenix - Orli Shaham is making her Musicfest debut in a special solo recital. She has a reputation as one of today's most gifted pianists. She has performed with some of the world's foremost orchestras. 866.488.0806 Temple Chai 4645 East Marilyn Road (12257)

February 20 - Arizona Musicfest - Bob Moody and Friends, Scottsdale - Unique cabaret-style evening that features a variety of outstanding guest artists. The featured artist this year is the hip string ensemble, Simply Three. 866.488.0806 Fairway House at Grayhawk Golf Club - 8620 East Thompson (12258)

February 20 - Arizona Musicfest - Rosanne Cash, Scottsdale - GRAMMY Award winning Rosanne Cash performs songs from her new hit recording, "The River & the Thread" and other favorites. She has 11 No. 1 country hit singles and was nominated by the Americana Music Association for Artist of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year in 2014. 480-488-0806 Highlands Church - 9050 East Pinnacle Peak Road (12259)

February 24 - Arizona Musicfest - Festival Orchestra, Scottsdale - This is the debut performance of the Festival Orchestra. Players from the finest orchestras in America will come together under the direction of Maestro Robert Moody. They will be performing Scheherazade and Mozart. 866.488.0806 Pinnacle Presbyterian Church - 25150 North Pima Road (12260)

February 26 - Arizona Musicfest - Beethoven, Bach & the Blue Danube, Scottsdale - The Festival Orchestra led by Maestro Robert Moody and comprised of members from the finest orchestras in America plays the Blue Danube and selections from Beethoven and Bach. 866.488.0806 Pinnacle Presbyterian Church - 25150 North Pima Road (12261)

February 27 - Arizona Musicfest - Storm Large of Pink Martini, Scottsdale - Storm Large, the lead singer of Pink Martini, has her debut performance with the Festival Orchestra. Her program will include modern classics, popular hits and standards from the Great American Songbook. 480-488-0806 Highlands Church (12262)

March 1 - Arizona Musicfest - Tchaikovsky's 4th Symphony & Janacek's Glagolitic Mass, Scottsdale - This concert concludes the Festival Orchestra week with one of Tchaikovsky's greatest works, Symphony No. 4. This magnificent piece will be paired with one of the 20th century's masterworks, Janacek's Glagolitic Mass. This concert will also feature the 100-voice Arizona Musicfest Chorus and guest soloists. 480-488-0806 Pinnacle Presbyterian Church - 25150 North Pima Road (12263)

March 5 - Arizona Musicfest - The Bronx Wanderers, Scottsdale - Don't miss this rockin' Festival Finale. Turn back time with chart-topping songs like "The Wanderer," "American Graffiti," and "Happy Days." Come enjoy the music of Frankie Valli, Paul Anka, Neil Sedaka and many others. 480-488-0806 Highlands Church - 9050 East Pinnacle Peak Road (12264)