5 Free Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Week

Phoenix has a lot of local talent, and the FilmBar will show off some of that talent this Wednesday.EXPAND
Phoenix has a lot of local talent, and the FilmBar will show off some of that talent this Wednesday.

Spend all your money on Black Friday shopping? That's okay. It's an expensive time of year, and we're here to help you out as much as we can by providing the cheapest — actually, free-est — activities that will keep you out and about instead of sulking in broke sadness. 

We Are Downtown: Undiscovered Phoenix
On Wednesday, December 2, FilmBar will host a night of film, poetry, and discussions based on little-known lore of downtown Phoenix. The show starts at 5 p.m. and runs until 7. Those under 21 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. RSVP here.

Sip drinks and share ideas with fellow downtowners this week.EXPAND
Sip drinks and share ideas with fellow downtowners this week.

This Could Be Happy Hour #2
This Could Be PHX is hosting happy hour on Wednesday, December 2, at Crescent Ballroom. From 5 to 7 p.m., local creatives and changemakers can gather to brainstorm and share ideas for their community and city. While they aren't free, you can get cheap cocktails while you chat. You can find more information on the event's Facebook page.

Show 'em what you got, Phoenicians.EXPAND
Show 'em what you got, Phoenicians.

America's Got Talent Auditions
Talented Valley residents are welcome to show off their skills at the Phoenix Convention Center on Thursday, December 3, for the chance to appear on everyone's favorite talent show/occasional train wreck America's Got Talent. Residents of any age with any talent are encouraged to attend, but each must be able to present said talent in 90 seconds or less. Auditions begin at 8 a.m. Check the official auditions website page for more information and updates.

Frida Kahlo was a photographer as well as a painter. Check out her work at the Heard this week.EXPAND
Frida Kahlo was a photographer as well as a painter. Check out her work at the Heard this week.

Guided tour of "Frida Kahlo: Her Photos"
Local photographers will join curator Janet Cantley in a free guided tour of Frida Kahlo's photography — on loan from the Frida Kahlo museum in Mexico City — at the Heard Museum on Friday, December 4. The tour will include more than 200 photos taken by the artist, a tour of the Heard, and an opportunity to play around with your own photography. RSVP first, then meet at the museum before 6:30 p.m. More details are available on the tour's Facebook page

Pack a blanket and some hot cocoa for a free screening of a Christmas classic.EXPAND
Pack a blanket and some hot cocoa for a free screening of a Christmas classic.

Christmas Movies at The Quarter
One of the blessings of Arizona's warm winters is that we can enjoy quaint outdoor activities like the Scottsdale Quarter's Christmas movie marathon. For the first three Fridays of December, the Quarter will project a holiday favorite onto a big screen under the stars. This week's movie, Home Alone, will begin at 7 p.m. To find more information, visit the Scottsdale Quarter's website.

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FilmBar

815 N. 2nd St.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

602-595-9187

www.thefilmbarphx.com

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Crescent Ballroom

308 N. 2nd Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003

602-716-2222

www.crescentphx.com

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Phoenix Convention Center
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The Heard Museum

2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

424-229-9487

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Scottsdale Quarter

15279 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

480-270-8123

www.scottsdalequarter.com


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