The Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, Carefree Fine Art and Wine Festival and Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon highlight our top things to do in Phoenix this weekend.

 

Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction

Through Sunday

 

It's not just an auction, but a week-long lifestyle for collectors and enthusiasts. Head to Scottsdale for the final weekend of one of the world's premiere collector car events, complete with auctions, thrill rides in the latest vehicles, an exhibitor marketplace, symposiums and a chance to mingle with celebrities. 

Westworld of Scottsdale
16601 N. Pima Rd, Scottsdale

 

LGBTQ Night at Cabaret

Friday

 

The Arizona Theatre Company bends the concepts of gender and sexuality at this re-imagining of the classic Broadway hit. The LGBTQ Night includes $20 off admission, and a pre and post show reception.

Herberger Theater Center
222 E. Monroe Street, Phoenix

 

Carefree Fine Art and Wine Festival

Friday-Sunday


Fine art and fine wine make for a more-than-fine weekend. Shop for crafts, browse beautiful artwork and taste imported and domestic wine samples. General admission is just $3, but for $10, you can get your own engraved souvenir wine glass plus six tasting tickets. 

Downtown Carefree
101 Easy Street, Carefree

 

Celebrate Hip Hop

Saturday-Sunday

 

Got your mind on your money and your money on your mind? The MIM has two full days of live performances, street art, break dancing, and all the other hip hop essentials to celebrate the genre. 

Musical Instrument Museum 
4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix

 

Arizona Nom Nom Noodles Festival

Saturday

 

This inaugural festival celebrates all sorts of noodles, including ramen, chow mein, alfredo, and more, with more than 12 local businesses dishing out some good eats. 

The Pressroom
441 W Madison St, Phoenix

 

Dogs' Day at the Garden

Saturday

 

The Desert Botanical Garden has gone to the dogs this Saturday. Take a walk on garden trails, meet other dog lovers, heel for family photo opportunities and shop and enjoy samples with your pup. 

Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix

 

Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon

Sunday

Even if you're leaving the running to others, there's still plenty of reason to lace up your sneakers and pound some pavement at the annual Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.

Post up at a viewing spot along the scenic course as it winds it's way through downtown Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe, or hit the road and catch live bands at every mile. There'll also be local cheer teams and themed water stations along the route.

Track your favorite runner, get information on road closures, and more here. The half marathon starts and finishes in Tempe, while the Marathon starts in downtown Phoenix and finishes at Tempe Beach Park.

 

Closing Weekend for Counter-Landscapes at SMoCA 

Through Sunday

 

SMoCA's exhibit, featuring women who use the power of place to confront social issues, ends this Sunday. Catch a glimpse while you still can, or check out some other exhibitions going on  throughout the Valley here. 

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
7374 E. 2nd St., Scottsdale

 

Concerts

The Temptations and the Four Tops at Arizona Federal Theatre, Friday

Jarabe Mexicano at Chandler Center for the Arts, Friday

Stanley Clarke Power Trio at Mesa Arts Center, Friday

Tool at Gila River Arena, Saturday

Roddy Rich at The Van Buren, Sunday