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Friday Dec 23rd  "Fridays on 5th Ave"--west of Scottsdale Rd. .5 to 9 pm  Harmony Carolers, Santa Claus and shopping ... 6:30 to 9 pm Holiday lights, decorated train rides, train house and museum plus sooo much more in McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park 7301 E. Indian Bend Road...  7pm Free movie "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" in Scottsdale Quarter 15037 N Scottsdale Rd... "Christmas at the Princess Resort" includes 4 story tree, ice skating, Princess Express train rides through Jan. 1st. Call 480 585 4848 for cost details and parking.

Saturday Dec. 24th   8 am-1 pm Old Town Farmers' Market SW corner Brown and 1st Ave...then 1 pm to 4 pm free stagecoach rides from the Noriega Livery at Brown and 2nd St... 1 to 4 pm mounted, Singing Cowboy wanders Old Town; Mazelpalooza 2016 from  9 pm to 2 am  aimed for Jewish youth 21 yrs and older and  includes cocktails and dancing with DJ music at Maya Day & Nite Club 7333 Indian Plaza $36 and $45 at the door.
Nightly near southern Scottsdale--south of McDowell Road on Galvin Parkway/Papago Buttes area
5:30 to 10:30 pm until Jan. 8th  $13 to $20 entry fee. 455 N. Galvin Parkway in Phoenix Zoo
...Luminarias throughout the Desert Botanical Garden 5:30 to 9:30 pm Dec. 23 then Dec 26-31st. Adults $30 and $12.50 ages 3 to 12 yrs old. Turn eastward from the Galvin Parkway round-about.

Thursday, Dec 29 through 31st from 8 am to overnight are the FREE  Arizona Paint Horse Club events featuring competition in halter, western pleasure and more. WestWorld 16601 N Pima Road

Tues-Sundays and extended hours to 9 pm on Thursday ArtWalk nights---stroll our Smithsonian Associate--.Western Spirit: Museum of the West Delight family and friends with the A.P. Hayes western collection of spurs, handcuffs, saddles and more.  Appreciate the works of pioneer artist, Marjorie Thomas. View Scottsdale's early art cultural beginnings with the 70 year legacy of The Scottsdale Craftsmen. Be part of the 3-D scene of horse, wagon,and water--photo op!  Located south of Main Street on Marshall Way.

NEXT COGS ISSUE: Successes and Challenges of 2016 in Review and what is coming in 2017.
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