Too Hot To Handle

This weekend, head to Maricopa for the city's 11th annual Salsa Festival, during which salsa chefs compete for prizes including a grand prize of $1,000. The event will be held at Copper Sky Regional Park from 3 to 7 p.m. and will feature live entertainment from groups including Havana Soul, Ballet Folklorico Fuego de Phoenix, and Desert Sun Performing Arts. Attendees also will be able to taste salsa entries in categories such as hot, mild, and unusual and then vote in the People's Choice category. Admission to the event is free, but on-site parking costs $5 and salsa samples cost $1 each. For more information about the event, visit the Salsa Festival website.
Sat., March 28, 3-7 p.m., 2015
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Lauren Saria
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