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First Weekend of 2010: 3 Things To Do

Before “the holidays” are officially over and it’s time to go back to work on Monday, enjoy a weekend of fun with the many happenings things to do in the Valley…



Guitarist Ronnie Winter

9 p.m.
Hear some great guitar music this Friday night as Ronnie Winter plays both cover and original songs at Rosie McCaffrey’s.
Rosie McCaffrey’s, 906 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix.
602.241.1916, rosiemccaffreys.com.


Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade
11 a.m.
The Fort McDowell Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation remains a time-honored Valley tradition and features a dazzling array of colorful floats, magnificent helium balloons, harmonious marching bands and spirited specialty and equestrian units. Valley residents and visitors alike annually line the two-mile parade route in central Phoenix to witness this spectacular celebration, making the Parade a holiday custom known and loved by locals as well as fans traveling to celebrate the Festival of College Football.


Charlie Murphy
8 and 10 p.m.
Prepare to LOL at the Charlie Murphy comedy show this weekend at Tempe Improv. Most people feel they are just being introduced to Charlie Murphy. They know him as the guy who became a house hold name in a very successful second season on the three time Emmy nominated CHAPPELLE’S SHOW ; the hottest and most talked about show on television. The show saw a steady increase in ratings when “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories – Rick James and Prince skits aired. In 2004, Charlie embarked upon a sold out national comedy tour. In 2005 his stand up career continued to grow with a sold out follow up tour, ” Charlie Murphy and Friends ” as well as a co-headlining tour with Mike Epps.
Tempe Improv, 930 E. University Dr., Tempe.
480.921.9877, tempeimprov.info.


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