While temperatures remain chilly in much of the country, things are heating up with the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain events. The award-winning resort is beckoning guests to shake the late-winter blues with a mix of creative cocktail classes and live music that mark the return of two popular, high-demand programs, Mixology 101 and Sundays in Paradise. The resort has also unveiled a revamped menu for the daily premium happy hour in Paradise Valley, The Pour.
On Saturday afternoons at 1 p.m., Sanctuary’s expert mixologists will host Mixology 101 at jade bar, teaching participants to craft a selection of cocktails inspired by a different spirit each week. At $30 per person, theMixology 101 schedule is limited to 10 people per class and includes:
February 16: Operation Gin – From Jenever to Tanqueray 10
February 23: Whiskey Run – Scotches, Irish and Bourbons
March 2: Brandy Concoctions – Cognacs and the classics
March 9: Vodka Experiment – Infusions and other elixirs
March 16: Hollywood Cocktails – From Marilyn to Sinatra
March 23: Tequila Time – Agave treats from Mexico
March 30: Tiki Hour – Rum from around the world
Sundays in Paradise gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy Paradise Valley’s lush scenery and the live tunes of musicians like Andre Delano and Khani Cole from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a cover charge of $5 ($15 for a special engagement on March 10). Gourmet Picnic Packages are also available for $55 ($65 on March 10), including admission for two, a bottle of wine, choice of appetizer, and preferred lawn seating with a blanket for the afternoon. This season’s artist line-up includes:
February 17: Andre Delano
February 24: Walt Richardson
March 3: Sugahbeat
March 10: Matt Rogers
March 17: Khani Cole
March 24: Mel Bridges
Also, check in for Sanctuary’s popular daily happy hour, The Pour, serving up a brand-new menu featuring wines and spirits, cool cocktails, and savory small plates by celebrity chef Beau MacMillan. Everything is $6! The Pour is held daily from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Sanctuary’s jade bar and 10 p.m. to midnight at edge bar.
For more information, please call (480) 607-2300 or visit sanctuaryaz.com.