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Out and About - This Weekend's Events

Here are several events going on this weekend for those that love to be out and about:

Desert Dolls Roller Derby
Saturday, Jan. 22, Phoenix. Doors open 6:30pm. 
Ever been to a roller derby? If not, here’s your chance. This Saturday night, for just $10 a ticket you can watch the Pretty H8 Machine duke it out with the Cosmic Killas. Event located at the Castle Sports Club off of 19th Ave. in Phoenix. For more info, go here. Info from here.

Cruisin’ on Main Street
Saturday, Jan. 22, 5pm – late, downtown Mesa.
Take a slow drive – or walk - down Main Street from Country Club to Mesa Drive to experience a good old-fashioned cruise. Come and show off your cool car/motorcycle to the public, or just bring someone along to watch with you. Many businesses along Main stay open late to celebrate. Information from here.

Open Mic Night at Sweet Cakes Café
Saturday, Jan. 22, 7pm-10pm, downtown Mesa
“…where anyone and everyone can share their talents. Singing, playing guitar or piano, poetry you name it…” Check out their calendar here for additional info.

Queen Creek Olive Mill – Festival of the New Oil
Weekends now thru Feb. 20, 10am-2pm, Queen Creek
“Bring friends and family to the Mill to celebrate Olio Nuovo- the arrival of our ‘New Oil’ that was recently pressed from October-December. Our limited collection of Private Press EVOOs will also be available at this time.” Featuring product & wine tastings, in-store deals, lunch & breakfast specials, and live music. Information from their website here.

Movie Night at Usery Pass Park
Saturday, Jan. 22, 7pm, Usery Mountain Regional Park
Enjoy a fun and entertaining movie about desert animals and wildlife. No reservations required; just $6 per vehicle. You can bring your own snacks but no glass bottles please. Meet in the Nature Center. More information from their site here.
The Importance of Being Earnest
Wed, Jan. 19 – Sat., Jan. 22, 7pm, Red Mountain High School
Here is a description of this upcoming play directed, produced, and performed by RMHS students: “Set in the 1800s, this classic comedy is a story of mistaken identity, mostly regarding the name ‘Earnest,’ while poking fun at the hypocrisies of the high-society scene.” Tickets range from $8 - $12. More information from here

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