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10 Things to do This Weekend in Phoenix: Christmas Edition

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Christmas is here! This weekend of Dec. 20 to Dec. 22, ring in the holidays the right way this year by attending some of the Valley’s most festive events. From breakfast with Santa to a holiday-themed community run, even the Grinch couldn’t resist. 

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Chandler Woman Writes Holiday Film Starring Ashanti

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Ashanti and Melissa Bustamante

Mesa native Melissa Bustamante lives part time in Chandler today, and her film, “A Christmas Winter Song” will live in prime time this holiday season. Tune in.

A graduate of Mesa’s Booker T. Washington Elementary School, Rhodes Junior High School and Dobson High School, Bustamante wrote the script for the movie, which stars Grammy Award-winning singer Ashanti and co-stars Stan Shaw and Sashani Nicole.

Directed by Camille Brown, who has become a friend, the prime-time show airs on...

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Office Holiday Party Dos and Don’ts

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Office holiday parties may seem intimidating, especially when trying to figure out where to draw the line between social event and place of work. However, it’s important to show gratitude for your career and co-workers while socializing over drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Your higher-ups will appreciate your attendance, and they’ll surely take note of your party etiquette, too. Steer clear of cringey moments this year with a few simple tips from Karen Stafford, Arizona President of Employer’s Council

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10 Things to do This Weekend in Phoenix

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The holidays are in full swing this weekend, Dec. 13 to Dec. 15, as Christmas is just around the corner! It is truly the most wonderful time of the year in the Valley. From a magical boat parade to the Disney Junior Holiday Party, there is no shortage of December cheer.

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Las Noches de las Luminarias

Celebrate the season at the Desert Botanical Garden this Friday from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Las Noches de las Luminarias will feature...

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Choo Choo! Where to See Trains in Arizona

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Photo Courtesy of the Grand Canyon Railway

Once home to the wild west, it is no surprise that Arizona possesses some of the most exclusive railroad experiences in the country. The days of locomotives proved to be significant economically, historically and culturally. We decided to do a round up of a few spots that succeed at keeping the pleasure that once-accompanied railways alive.

 

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Grand Canyon Railway (pictured)

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