Race, read, dance, play or just watch the Parade go by…November in Fountain Hills has something going on for all ages and interests. Don’t miss a thing…Mark your calendar to experience the richness of our amazing Sonoran Lifestyle in Fountain Hills.
First…before we get to the fun events in November, be sure to get your tickets for events coming up in the coming season in Fountain Hills.
In Home Concert Series presented by the Fountain Hills Civic and Cultural Association is one of the most unique intimate music venues in the State of Arizona. Small group gatherings with up-close access to jazz and classical music greats. Tickets sell out early—call for more information: 480-837-0762. http://www.fhcultural-civic.org/#!in-home-concerts/mdyw6
At Fountain Hills Theater, tickets are now on salefor the Holiday Season, sure to be an early sell-out for Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells (Dec 4-20) and A Christmas Carol, The Musical (Dec 4-20) http://www.fhtaz.org
November 4: Grand Canyon Readers Award
Fountain Hills Public Library; All School Age Children are invited. Registration is required. http://evanced.mcldaz.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup
Thursdays, November 5, 12, 19: Farmers Market and Art on the Avenue
Avenue of the Fountains; 11-5 p.m. Artisan Court on East end of Avenue; Farmer’s Market on the West End
November 5: Chamber of Commerce Special Community Event
TRANSFORM YOUR MEMORY! Sean M. O’Neil is the President of Remember Media, LLC, and is regarded as one of America’s most entertaining speakers on the topic of developing an instant-recall memory.
No charge for Fountain Hills Chamber members; $25.00 non-members. Fountain Hills Chamber of Commerce Building; 9:00 am – 10:30 am. Registration required; 16837 E. Palisades Blvd;
November 5: Scott Hallack and the Tiggers
FH Teen Band Free Fall Concert; FH Branch Library; Centennial Courtyard 6:30-7:30 p.m.
November 6-22: Sunday in the Park with George at FH Community Theater
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. http://www.fhtaz.org/sunday-in-the-park-with-george
November 6-7: Semi-annual Friends of the Library Book Sale
Super Bargains on Books, CD’s and Periodicals to benefit Library programs and community projects. Library Lobby; 12901 N. La Montana Drive.
November 7: Front Porch Performances presented by Friends of the Library
Scott Hallock, Acoustic Guitar and vocals; Folk, Rock, Bluegrass, Country—Scott does it all with his own pleasing style! Reading Lounge, 2-3 p.m., Fountain Hills Library Branch, 12901 N. La Montana Drive,
November 7: Get Your Art On
Fountain Hills has one of the largest and most dramatic public art collections in the southwest…more than 150 pieces, concentrated largely in Fountain Park and the Community Center/Library/Museum complex (Centennial Circle). The pieces in the Centennial Center area have QR codes so you can do a self-tour via smart phone. Docent-led walks are scheduled weekly during the winter months, and group tours are available by appointment. Early Morning Art Walk Docent Tour – 9-10:30, Centennial Circle in front of Library/Museum. Mid-Day Art Walk, Fountain Park – 11-12:30. https://apm.activecommunities.com/townfh/Activity
November 7: Free Birds… Movie in the Park
Twice each year, Fountain Hills Community Services hosts a Movie in the Park for the families of Fountain Hills. Past movies have included Racing Stripes, Shrek the Third, Over the Hedge, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, and Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Fountain Park, Time: 7 p.m.
November 7-15: US Tennis Association Women’s Pro Challenge at Copperwynd Resort
Tickets on Sale NOW! This USTA Women’s Pro Circuit event is one of the stepping stones to the WTA and the Grand Slam tournaments like the US Open. Sonoran Lifestyle Real Estate is a proud sponsor of the event and invite you to be our guest. Copperwynd members attend most events for free; tickets for final tournament days are $10.00. http://www.arizonachallenger.com/
November 11-12: KIDS CARNIVAL AND TENNIS CLINIC
Fastest serve competition, hit for prize court, games, prizes, snacks & refreshments. Kids will receive a gift/prize on the day from Wilson Racquet Sports! Ages 4-10: Wednesday November 11th 4-5 p.m.; Ages 11-16: Thursday November 12th 4-5 pm. CopperWynd Resort & Club | 13225 N. Eagle Ridge Drive. Complimentary for all kids ages 4-16 | Members and Non-members welcome
→ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQURIED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE KIDS CARNIVAL- please print confirmation page and bring with you to Kid’s Day! http://www.arizonachallenger.com/
November 13-15: Fall Festival of the Arts
500+ Artisans Celebrating the Fall Festival of the Arts, transforming Downtown Fountain Hills into one of the largest Fine Art markets in the Southwest. Food, entertainment, Beer Garden, Christmas Crafts and Fine Art. Free to the public; Fountain Hills Artists Gallery has special display of art work inside and outside of the Gallery. Avenue of the Fountains; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
November 15: Coming to Jazz in the Hills – Fall Sunday Series
Join us to hear and see the evolution of American Music from the 1800’s to today featuring Blues Hall of Famer, Leon J and his Blues Roots series. 2-4 p.m. Fountain Hills Unified School District Learning Center. http://jazzinthehills.org/wordpress/leon-j-roots-series/
November 19: Special Docent-Led Art Walk in Fountain Park, 2-4 pm. Special walk includes full tour of the public art in fountain Park, and a self-tour of the Art on the Avenue vendors, with 5 p.m. reception at the Fountain Hills Artists Gallery on the Avenue of the Fountains.
November 19: Fountain Hills Artist Gallery Featured Artist Reception 5-7 p.m.
Featured artists: Nancy Merrit, Jewelry; Rieko Wantanabe, silk scarves; Don Burrows, Watercolors; April Bower, Jewelry and Copper wall art. Raffle by Artists; refreshments served. 16858 E. Avenue of the Fountains 480.836.9919. http://www.fountainhillsartistsgallery.com
November 19: Fountain Hills Chamber Connect Monthly Breakfast
Legislative update, featuring Arizona District 23 Elected Officials: Join us as State Senator Kavanagh, Representative Jay Lawrence and Representative Michelle Ugenti-Rita are featured. Eagle Mountain Golf Club; 14915 Eagle Mtn. Pkwy. 7:00 to 8:15 a.m. Members and guests are welcome. http://fountainhillschamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/fh-connect-breakfast-11-19-2015-1173
November 21: Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with the Bee’Channa’ Hassin’ Dancers
Jay Begaye and sons explain and perform brightly costumed Native American Dances. Library Reading Lounge; 12901 N. La Montana Drive. 11 am to 12 pm…Don’t miss it! Bee’Channan’Hassin Dancers
November 21: Paper Shred-a-thon at the Fountain Hills Public Library
Residents of Fountain Hills, Rio Verde, Tonto Verde and Fort McDowell are invited to shred up to four file boxes of paper per person in this free paper shredding event funded by the Fountain Hills Friends of the Library. The shredding truck will be in the library’s parking lot at the corner of El Lago Blvd. and La Montana Dr. from 9 a.m. until noon or until the truck is full. All participants must remain with their documents until they are placed in the shredding containers. Located at Library parking lot- 12901 N. La Montana Drive. 9:00 a.m.-12:00pm. evanced.mcldaz.org/evanced/lib/eventsignup
November 26, HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
25th Annual Turkey Trot Thanksgiving Day Race
3 Trots: 1 mile fitness run; 5 K and 5 mile runs; prizes awarded by age class. Pre-register by November 20, 7a.m till 6p.m. Mon thru Thurs; Town Hall; 16705 E. Ave of the Fountains
31st annual Chamber of Commerce Thanksgiving Day Parade
Starts at Saguaro and El Lago Blvd. to Palisades to La Montana and ends near Parkview. This Year’s theme is “Rockin Rudolph”, with treats, music, floats, precision performance troops, and of course, lots of bands and music. 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. bring your own seating and line up on either curb of the streets. http://fountainhillschamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/thanksgiving-day-parade-495
November 1-30, Fountain Hills Activity Center Classes
Continued monthly and located in the Community Center provides dozens of classes and recreational activities throughout the year. Group sessions include many levels of fitness and exercise, games, bingo, trips, sports excursions and discussion and hobby groups. Classes in Spanish, Sign language, Calligraphy and a variety of health-related sessions are also available. Membership is $20 per year. http://www.fh.az.gov/DocumentCenter/View/1138
Also, don’t miss Town of Fountain Hills Recreation Programs
From CPR classes to Sign Language, Art, Team sports and more special interest topics. Most Special Interest programs require prior registration, and some require modest fees. http://www.fh.az.gov/359/Recreation-Events