4220 North 103rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85037 +1 623 877 1171
Villa de Paz Golf Course was designed by Greg Nash and Jeff Hardin and built in 1976. Tight, challenging fairways open to spacious greens on this Par-72 course-offering one of the most difficult Par-4s in Arizona (the 18th hole narrow fairway is guarded by sand and followed by a water-protected three-tiered green). Enjoy this course all year round, with tee times accepted 7-days in advance. Open guest policy is in force at this location. Greens fees are subject to change, please call for current information.
3600 North 51st Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85031 +1 602 534 6449/+1 623 245 5500
Constructed in 1998, the state-of-the-art Maryvale Baseball Park has been the spring training ground for the Milwaukee Brewers and home-turf of the Arizona League Brewers since its inception. With a capacity of over 7000 people, the shaded stadium boasts spectacular views of the on-going action that features major and minor leagues as well as tournaments at the community level. One of the best arenas in the Cactus League, it has numerous prestigious awards to its credit including the Architecture Accessibility Award from the Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues. The cutting-edge sporting facilities on offer include a playing field, seven practice fields, a versatile clubhouses and parking for up to 20,000.
1221 North Central Avenue Between South McDowell Road and Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85004 +1 602 262 4636
Visiting this library is certainly an experience. Will Bruder's open and spacious building affords a calming effect through the main floor's reflecting pool. Glass-walled elevator swiftly services five floors here. The children's area offers soft, comforting places to read while discovering special friends within bound covers. Other rooms of interest include the Arizona Room for historical information as well as the Rare Book Room. Looking for a perfect place out-of-doors to sit down with your newfound escape? Simply walk a short distance north to the Margaret T. Hance Park.
2121 North 83rd Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85035 +1 602 254 7200
The Desert Sky Pavilion (formerly Cricket Wireless Pavilion and Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion), is an open-air amphitheater which opened in 1990. This venue offers approximately 8000 reserved seats in the open-air pavilion and more than 11,000 seats on the lawn. The fan-cooled pavilion offers theater-style seats and high-tech acoustics, making this an enjoyable setting for a variety of events. Previous concerts held here include top names like Aerosmith, India Arie, the Dave Matthews Band and Britney Spears. Refreshments are available.
2255 West Northern Avenue Suite B 104 Phoenix, AZ 85021 +1 602 995 1937
The People Service Action (PSA) Behavioral Health Agency has set up the Art Awakening program to that creates environment where people with psychological disabilities and adjustment issues can express themselves through art. This studio, one of many in the city, displays paintings and pieces that help the artist to express. The program also promotes singing and creative writings. Various workshops are conducted for youngsters and adults to help build a positive outlook of life.
7125 East Chauncey Lane Phoenix, AZ 85054 +1 480 538 4444
Penske Racing Museum is a two-story building dedicated to the Penske Racing Team. The team was formed in the late 1960s and has since bagged a number of titles and trophies. The collection includes maintained race cars as well as memorabilia that would make any fan go weak in the knees. The 1963 Pontiac Catalina that had Roger Penske himself behind the wheel is just one of the killer machines on display. Take in a bit of the magic by either picking up custom merchandise from the boutique or organizing your event at one of the museum's rental spaces.
4725 East Mayo Boulevard Phoenix, AZ 85050 +1 480 478 6000
Music Theater, located within the Musical Instrument Museum, is a venue that hosts concerts featuring artists from around the world. Performances here cover a variety of genres and include jazz, piano and even theater. Artists such as Led Zepplin, John Mayall, Debashish Bhattacharya, Carlos Prieto are just a few names that have made up the eclectic schedule of events. The auditorium can comfortably seat 300, for bookings and details, check out their website.
21001 North Tatum Boulevard Suite 36-1310 Phoenix, AZ 85050 +1 480 515 4376
Pop culture affects everyone's everyday life; from TV shows to comic books to Hollywood blockbusters to music bands. The exhibits at Arizona Popular Culture Experience lets visitors get up close and personal with their favorite pop icons. The collection includes action figures, toys, collectors merchandise and franchise memorabilia. Both kids and adults enjoy browsing through the colorful collection. Look out for freebies the next time you're here!
300 East Indian School Road Steele Indian School Park Phoenix, AZ 85012 +1 602 534 8659/+1 602 495 0739/+1 602 495 0935
This Romanesque red-brick building is a state-of-the art performance and arts venue in North Phoenix. Having undergone major renovations, Memorial Hall was restored to its former glory and now serves as a theater for the community. Available for meetings, presentations, performances and other events.
5070 North Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85013 +1 602 264 1414
As the name suggests, Practical Art sells and exhibits art that are created out of everyday objects and come in use around the house. Not merely for decoration, pieces include glassware, ceramics, jewelry, furniture and even soap. This gallery and shop promotes the work of local artists and kids can be enrolled in workshops that tease their creativity. Practical Art also rents out its gallery space for a range of events. Call ahead for more.
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