"This free event has become a Valley favorite," says Jeff Kennedy, associate artistic director of ASU West's IAP department. "The festival atmosphere will abound with Renaissance music, costumes and performers."
Spectators are encouraged to bring chairs and picnic baskets to the performance, set for 7 p.m. at ASU West, 4701 West Thunderbird. For more information, call 602-543-2787. - Jill Koch
Your attendance is needed stat
They're playing doctors at the Tempe Performing Arts Center, 132 East Sixth Street, where the Tempe Little Theatre production of M*A*S*H continues through October 5. Call 480-350-8388 or see www.tempelittletheatre.org for tickets, $14 for adults, $12 for students, seniors and military personnel. - Jill Koch
Viva Las Divas
The queens of jazz take the stage
It's a four-star evening, as "Diva Night" unites Valley jazz vocalists Delphine Cortez, Nancy Gee, Margo Reed and Sherry Roberson. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 1, and Thursday, October 2, at ASU's Kerr Cultural Center, 6110 North Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale. Tickets are $17.50 and $20.50; call 480-596-2660 or see www.asukerr.com. - Jill Koch