In local news, Tempe’s Festival of the Arts returns this weekend, Friday Dec. 1st through Sunday Dec 3rd on Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe. Over 350 vendors representing 17 different visual arts categories that range from wood to photography to ceramics, wearable art, jewelry and other categories. The fun begins at 10am each day and concludes at 530pm. Free to attend!
Also going on this weekend is Taste of Arizona on Saturday Dec. 2nd featuring dozens of Arizona restaurants. It will be fun for the whole family at Mesa Riverview Park, 11am – 5:30 pm. No charge to get in (food, drinks, games are an additional cost.)
Strengthening relationships between Asian Americans and the community at large through food, arts & crafts, live performances, and shopping is the goal of the Arizona Asian Festival on Saturday Dec. 2nd and Sunday Dec 3rd at Scottsdale Civic Center Mall, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Admission is free!