3 Free Events in Metro Phoenix This Week

Find Nancy Drew lunchboxes and more at the next Junk in the Trunk Market, Saturday, September 20.
Find Nancy Drew lunchboxes and more at the next Junk in the Trunk Market, Saturday, September 20.
Katie Johnson

Empty pockets don't necessarily mean an empty social calendar. From alien road trips to discussing the first stages of fall gardening and having a poster party with some of the Valley's best pickers, there's plenty of opportunities to get out of the house while staying out of debt. Here are our top three picks for free events in metro Phoenix.

See also: Sharknado 2 to Screen at Select Metro Phoenix Theaters August 21

Junk in the Trunk Poster Release Party

On Friday, August 15, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., salvage sweethearts Lindsey Holt and Coley Arnold will throw a poster release party for their upcoming Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market on Saturday, September 20, at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The poster release party will be held at Modern Manor and feature food trucks, live music, shopping, giveaways, and a free fall market poster for everyone. For details, visit the event on Facebook.


3 Free Events in Metro Phoenix This Week
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Greg Peterson Discussion: Jumpstart Your Fall Garden

On Tuesday, August 12, at 7 p.m. Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe invites you to join Greg Peterson, Urban Farm founder and author of The Urban Farm's Simple Sustainability Series to discuss the early stages of starting your fall garden. With August being the perfect time to begin your toil in the soil, Peterson will offer up his four of his most important pieces of garden know-how. For more information, visit


3 Free Events in Metro Phoenix This Week
Starman, Columbia Pictures

Movie Night Wednesdays: Starman

On Wednesday, August 13, at 6 p.m. Burton Barr Central Library invites movie-goers to check out a special screening of John Carpenter's 1984 film, Starman. Starman tells the not-so-classic tale of alien meets widow, alien takes the form of widow's dead husband, alien and window drive from Wisconsin to Arizona all while trying to escape the clutches of the government. Visit for more details.

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WestWorld of Scottsdale

16601 N. Pima Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85260


Modern Manor

716 W. Hazelwood St.
Phoenix, AZ 85013


Changing Hands Bookstore

6428 S. McClintock Drive
Tempe, AZ 85283


Burton Barr Central Library

1221 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004


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