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You will find information about the West Valley side of the Phoenix Metro area. "Snappy" will also feature attractions and places throughout Arizona.

Arizona is more than the Grand Canyon state, it is a place to embrace and call home. From our famous palm trees to our beautiful pine trees, Arizona's landscape is brimming with nature's grandeur and diversity. Our majestic mountains invite you to climb, our valleys coax you to explore and our plains whisper stories of civilizations past. Saddle up to history-rich towns, breathtaking views and world-class fashion and food.

Friday, February 25, 2011

There Are Always Great Events Happening in Arizona's Valley of the Sun

Here is a few examples of the weekend fun ahead of us.

Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Gathering in Phoenix - Part cultural festival, part athletic competition, the Caledonian Society of Arizona's 47th annual Arizona Scottish Highland Games and Celtic Gathering is all fun and games.

Matsuri: A Festival of Japan in Phoenix - For 27 years, the Matsuri Japanese festival has been helping Valley residents experience a far-off culture without buying a plane ticket.

PIR hosts Subway Fresh Fit 500 - Since 1964, Phoenix International Raceway has been a spot for Valley racing fans to satisfy their need for speed.

Cactus League Spring Training - Spring Training starts today across the Valley with baseball teams shaping up for the season ahead. Grab a baseball cap and glove and check out every stadium and team.

Checkered Flag Run Motorcycle Rally for diversity - The inaugural Checkered Flag Run, the state's first motorcycle event celebrating Black History Month, tries to connect racially diverse motorcyclists and expose new fans to NASCAR.

The Arizona Renaissance Festival for 2011 - The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 12-stage theater, a 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast -- all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure.

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