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Scottsdale Wedding Walk 2012

Plan Your Wedding In One Afternoon At The Scottsdale Wedding Walk

Can you hear the bells? No, not the sleigh bells ― the wedding bells.

Planning a wedding can be an exciting, albeit stressful, experience. But if you were told that it is, in fact, possible to plan your entire wedding in one afternoon, would you believe it? At the Scottsdale Wedding Walk, it is.

Brides- and grooms-to-be, mark your calendars for the Scottsdale Wedding Walk, a high-end bridal event that will take place January 27 at The Venue Scottsdale. With more than 30 Scottsdale vendors, fashion shows, food, a Groom’s Lounge and plenty of giveaways (more than $5,000 in prizes), you’re bound to make a few connections, get inspired and walk away with wedding fever — if you didn’t already have it, of course.

Vendors include everything from cakes to event planning — including 21 Cakes, Christina Clark Events, Claudia’s Custom Jewelry, Classic Party Rentals, Arrive in Style and much more.

Tickets to the Scottsdale Wedding Walk cost $10 in advance or $12 the day of the event. Proceeds from the event will benefit a local charity. For more information about the Scottsdale Wedding Walk, visit scottsdaleweddingwalk.com.
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Event Planning 101: Backyard Weddings

Christina Clark, Photo: christinaclarkevents.comWe caught up with one of the Scottsdale Wedding Walk vendors, Christina Clark Events, and asked the owner, Christina Clark, to provide a few backyard wedding planning tips:

  1. Clean up your backyard and make sure there isn’t junk/stuff being stored. If it is, move it for the event. Rake leaves, prune trees and fix any uneven surfaces.
  2. Have good music or entertainment. Live music creates a really nice ambiance. Make sure the music isn’t too loud; that way the guests can still talk without having to raise their voices.
  3. When planning the food for the event, think of your guests. Are there any dietary restrictions? You might want to include some vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options.
  4. Create a fun atmosphere. Add event-themed decor or use candles, holiday lights, torches, fire pits or paper lanterns to create texture and design throughout the place. Have some fun with your event, and make it unique. If you have the budget, a photo booth, sketch artist or magician could be fun!
  5. Don’t let the weather ruin your party; have a back-up plan. If rain is a possibility, make sure to have a large tent on hand. If the weather might be a bit warm, make sure to have fans. If it’s chilly, bring in heaters and light blankets.
  6. Most of all, once the event starts, enjoy yourself. Once guests see how much fun you are having, that energy will transpire throughout the night.

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Scottsdale Wedding Walk

When: Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: The Venue Scottsdale (and other participating businesses in Old Town Scottsdale)
7117 E. 3rd Ave., Scottsdale
Cost: $10 in advance, $12 day of event
Online: scottsdaleweddingwalk.com
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Mother's Day Events

Mother's Day Events 2012

If you’re still unsure where to take the most important woman in your life on Mother’s Day, look no further. The following is a list of places with special Mother’s Day offers.


Moms eat free at Calistro California Bistro this Mother’s Day

Moms eat free at Calistro BistroThe healthy and approachable bistro that takes quality seriously celebrates moms with a very special offer. Mom will enjoy a free lunch (11 a.m. – 3 p.m.) or dinner (3 p.m. – 9 p.m.) entrée at either location of Calistro California Bistro this Mother’s Day. Choose from entrees like oven roasted salmon in an aromatic tomato-coconut broth over braised local greens or pasta bolognese with hand cut pasta tagliatelle, chicken, pork and beef ragout with tomato sauce, pickled garlic, cheese and herbs. Reservations required; limit one mom per table.

DC Ranch Location
18221 N. Pima Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
(480) 502-0325
Hilton Village Location
6107 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
(480) 656-5244
calistrobistro.com

Complimentary photos and dessert for mom at Z’Tejas

Photo: Z'TejasZ’Tejas Southwestern Grill is offering a wonderful brunch this Mother’s Day at all Valley Z’Tejas locations. Mothers will be celebrated with complimentary family photos plus a delicious dessert! Pair this with their $4 weekend fun bar, featuring build-your-own breakfast cocktails, and you’ll have an unforgettable brunch experience. Z’Tejas’ innovative brunch items include huevos divorciados and sweet shrimp omelet with andouille veracruz as well as classic favorites like biscuits and gravy and stuffed french toast.

Chandler
7221 W. Ray Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85226
(480) 893-7550
Opens at 9 a.m.
Tempe
20 W. 6th St.
Tempe, AZ 85281
(480) 377-1170
Opens at 11 a.m.
Scottsdale
Scottsdale Fashion Square
7014 E. Camelback Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 946-4171
Opens at 10 a.m.
Phoenix
Paradise Village Gateway
10625 N. Tatum Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85028
(480) 948-9010
Opens at 10 a.m.
ztejas.com

21 Cakes offers specialty cupcakes perfect for mom

Mother's Day cupcakes at 21 CakesWho doesn’t love cupcakes? In honor of all mothers, Scottsdale’s 21 Cakes is making a specialty cupcake (shown right) — a sweet treat to spoil mom with on their very special day.

Mother’s Day cupcakes can be ordered in any flavor. The following are the most popular:

  • Lemon cupcake with lemon cream cheese frosting
  • Red velvet cupcake with cream cheese frosting
  • Signature chocolate with vanilla butter cream

The cost is $3.35 per cupcake or $37 for a dozen.

21 Cakes
7001 N. Scottsdale Rd., #175
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
(480) 699-6220
21cakes.com

Mama-Rama: National Comedy Theatre (May 7th and 8th)

Enjoy a night of laughter on Mother’s Day week. This comedy show, fueled by audience suggestions and participation, should be the perfect destination. Take $2 off admission by wearing a “fabulous” hat. $35 for two.

National Comedy Theatre
1111 S. Longmore Rd.
Mesa, AZ
(602) 374-5638
nctphoenix.com

Make Meaning offers a variety of craft project for you and mom to make

Have a creative mom on your hands? Make Meaning is a craft lover’s dream. Get artsy with your choice of glass, candles, soaps, ceramics, paper, cake decorating and jewelry projects. Reservations are recommended. Individual memberships can be purchased for $26 online, or you can pay an upfront fee of $12 plus the cost of the project.

Make Meaning
15257 N. Scottsdale Rd., Bldg. F, #160
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
makemeaning.com