TGIF -- soon you will be off work and your coveted weekend will begin. Get the party started with a trip to The Wrigley Mansion. On Fridays, join "The Wrig" on the patio for live music, food and drink specials and absolutely no cover from 4 to 7 p.m. Burgers, cocktails and an Arizona sunset. What more do you need on a Friday evening? Click here for more details.
Tomorrow, June 12th, the Irish Cultural Center is the place to be. The Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation will be celebrating "Bloomsday" with The 4th Annual Bloomin' Beerfest. Bloomsday is a celebration commemorating Irish author James Joyce and his novel Ulysses. The event will feature specialty beers produced and poured by members of the Arizona Brewers Guild. And plenty of fish and chips and Irish music will be on hand. Tickets are $35 at the gate and include tokens for beer and food. Details here.
Pack up the family and get out of the heat for a day by taking a trip to Pine. The 20th Annual Strawberry Festival is happening Saturday 9 - 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 - 4 p.m. at the Pine Strawberry Community Center off Highway 87. Plenty of activities to keep the kids occupied and more strawberry treats then you could ever imagine: rom pies to jam to shortcake and everything in between. Just the name "strawberry sparkle drink" makes us want to jump in the car right now! Admission is free. Click here for directions.
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If you plan on staying in this weekend to veg out with pizza and a movie. why not make it more exciting and grill your own pizza. Trust us, it's the new totally hip thing to do. Impress your friends and family or even just your own tastebuds. We like Framed's recipe for Grilled Pizza with Bacon and Rosemary. Mostly because it had bacon and she takes pretty pictures.