Amazing Arizona Comic Con @ Mesa Convention Center
Okay all you self-proclaimed comic book nerds and sci-fi/fantasy geeks out there: here's your event for this weekend. You're not going to want to miss this blowout with zombies, exhibitors, and "celebrities" from shows like Walking Dead. The con runs Saturday, January 8, and Sunday, January 9. Here's your link to details.
The Mighty Uke @ MIM
Who doesn't love the ukulele? It's cute and it makes cute sounds. But how did all this cuteness come about? Watch this documentary film about the origins of the ukulele and then stick around for an adorable ukulele jam! The plucking and strumming happens Saturday, January 8. Click here for all the details.
Cheap Thrills 2nd Saturday Marketplace @ Cheap Thrills
While you're out on that massive boutique shopping trip you've planned, be sure to stop by Cheap Thrills. Not only because it's one of the best vintage spots in town (with great pricing, BTW) but because they're throwing their monthly marketplace with special sales on merch and local artists' wares. Need more info? Click here.
Auburn Pre-game Party With Charles Barkley @ W Scottsdale
We hear there's a big game at University of Phoenix stadium on Monday, January 10 called the Tostitos BCS National Championship Game where the Oregon Ducks and Auburn Tigers will duke it out. Naturally, this means Sunday, January 9, is a perfect time to have a huge pre-party. None other than Auburn alum, Charles Barkley will be showing face at the W Scottsdale starting at 8 p.m. Check this for location details.
No Pants Light Rail Ride @ Various Locations
Set aside a few hours on Sunday, January 9, to de-pants and hop on the light rail for a ridiculous and potentially humiliating ride. Don't know what kind of skivvies to wear? We can help. Check out our guide to making that important undie decision with complementary pre-drinking recommendations. Then click here for more details on the event.