By Samantha Fuoco
AZ Wine & Dine
Aside from Spring Training and the great weather, springtime gives the culinary industry its chance to show off at the annual food and wine festival. AZ Wine & Dine showcases the state’s culinary scene with local chefs, restaurants, resorts and fine wines. Two ticket bundle costs $150.
6 to 9 p.m. Scottsdale Quarter, 15279 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. azwineanddine.com, $80.
Run the Runway
“Fly” down the runway at the Scottsdale Airport. This one-of-a-kin run benefits Playworks Arizona to ensure safe and inclusive play for over 55,000 students.
6 to 10 a.m. Scottsdale Airport, 15000 N. Airport Drive, Scottsdale. 480-374-4395, runtherunway.com. $15 – $45.
Sippin’ Series: Beer 101
Expand your mind and the culinary arts through this event at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. Learn about varied, regional spirits and treats, and how to dazzle guests by exploring different types of beers.
7 p.m. Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 7380 E. Second Street, Scottsdale. 480-499-8587, scottsdaleperformingarts.org. $30.
For more than 30 years, Sunday A’Fair has given families the chance to hang out outside and enjoy a pop-up art market and live entertainment.
Noon to 4 p.m. Scottsdale Civic Center, 3939 N. Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale. 480-499-8587, scottsdaleperformingarts.org. Free.
Spring BUSS Breakfast
This event’s stakeholder panel includes Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane; Scottsdale Community College President Chris Haines; and Scottsdale Unified School District Assistant Superintendent Milissa Sackos.
7:30 to 9 a.m. SkySong 3, Room-Synergy, 1365 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. Visit scottsdalechamber.chambermaster.com for pricing.
Game of Throws: 50/50
Play cornhole for a great cause. Teams are $250 or $150, while those who wish to play alone are $10 for four throws. The winner gets 50 percent of the pot, while the other 50 percent is donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
11 a.m. WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road, Scottsdale. 480-312-6802, gameofthrows.splashthat.com. $10.
Scottsdale Rising Young
Professionals Evening Mixer
Interact with like-minded people at this mixer. Experience the mesmerizing display of Electric Desert: A Light & Sound Experience by Klip Collective while meeting young professionals.
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix. 480-355-2712, scottsdalechamber.chambermaster.com. $20.
Expert HR Series: The Joint Employment
Doctrine and What You Need to Know
Join the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce and Employers Council for a series focused on human resources. The seminars have different topics, ranging from hiring practices, social media and legal issues. This informal series is designed to be a discussion between human resource representatives and is facilitated by a human resource professional.
This program has been pre-approved for 1.25 SHRM PDCs and 1.25 HRCI recertification credits.
7:30 to 9 a.m. Employers Council, 7975 N. Hayden Road, Suite D280, Scottsdale. 480-355-2712. $20.
Golf Tournament at TopGolf
Scottsdale Chamber members can test their golf skills at TopGolf while mixing and mingling with their peers. Don’t forget to nibble on TopGolf’s fabulous donuts.
9 a.m. to noon. TopGolf, 9500 Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale, 480-355-2712, scottsdalechamber.chambermaster.com. $175.
Know Your Chamber Lunch
Chick-Fil-A caters the lunch when chamber members meet with each other and learn about the resources available to them.
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, 7501 E. McCormick Parkway, Suite 202N, Scottsdale. 480-355-2712. Call for charge.