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Things to Do in Scottsdale - August 2017

Heather Tawes Nelson

Heather holds an MBA as well as a Masters in International Management...

Heather holds an MBA as well as a Masters in International Management...

Feb 7 3 minutes read

- Scottsdale Events August 2017 -

Although we are well into the summer/monsoon season, there are still plenty of fun things to do in and around Scottsdale.

Here are some ideas for things going on in August:

  • Night Lights at Taliesin West - Friday Evenings in August - Explore the grounds of Taliesin West at night and come away with a new perspective.
  • Desert Botanical Garden Flashlight Tours - Thursdays and Saturdays through September 2nd - Come enjoy the beautiful desert gardens at night. Explore and discover nocturnal desert animals and more. Don't forget your flashlight!
  • Scottsdale ArtWalk - Thursday Evenings - The Scottsdale ArtWalk is a great way to explore Old Town Scottsdale's galleries and support the artists they are displaying. ArtWalk happens every Thursday from 7PM to 9PM.
  • Get Animated at the Arizona Science Center - August 1st- September 4th - Interested in animation or have a budding artist? This hands-on exhibit covers all of the aspects of the animation process and the technology employed today.
  • Neil Diamond- August 4th - Neil Diamond is celebrating 50 years of performing and touring. Come see the legend perform his many, many hits from over the years.
  • Cars & Coffee Scottsdale Motorsports Gathering - August 5th - Come get your car fix and start your day off with some coffee at the Scottsdale Motorsports gathering. Cars of all makes, models and years will be on display.
  • Don McLean -  August 5th - The iconic McLean will be performing his well-known music at the Talking Stick Resort.
  • Diana Krall - August 9th - Diana Krall will be performing music from her new album and some other hits at Symphony Hall in Phoenix.
  • Steve Martin and Martin Short - August 13th - Looking to laugh? These two legendary comedians will present "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life," which will include stand-up, video clips, discussions and more.
  • Inspiracion Flamenca at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts - August 18th - Come see an impressive display of flamenco. The dances, costumes and music will be fantastic.
  • Fitz's Supper Club Charity Event - August 28th - This fundraiser put on by Larry Fitzgerald is in its 9th year. Fitzgerald, some Arizona Cardinals teammates and other celebrities will be your servers for a four-course meal at Dominick's Steakhouse.

As always, this is just a few of the many things going on in and around Scottsdale in August. Please feel free to add any others in the comments section.


Originally posted on Live Better in Scottsdale

Disclaimer: Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.

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