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9th Annual Santa’s Workshop 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, at the Foothills Recreation & Aquatics Center, 5600 W. Union Hills Dr.
Kids of all ages are invited to this special event where they can purchase holiday presents (everything is $2) for their friends, family or even their pets. A store will be set up with a variety of items sure to make everyone happy. Santa’s elves will be on site to wrap their selection in holiday wrapping paper. Please arrive early for best selection of products. For more information, please contact Darren at 623-930-4610.
Annual Rose Pruning Event 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 2, at the Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave. - FREE
Experts from the Rose Society of Glendale will provide rose pruning demonstrations as well as seminars on planting, fertilizers and general rose care in the historic rose garden. Deadheader rose garden volunteers will prune more than 300 bushes throughout the day. Some tools available. Come help keep this award-winning garden blooming!
Glendale Arts Council Art Show At the Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 9 & Sunday, Jan. 10 - All submitted work on display 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Wednesday, Jan. 13 - Saturday, Jan. 23, & 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 24 - Juried works on display
Annual Winter Antique Tractor Show 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 13 & Sunday, Feb. 14, at the Sahuaro Ranch Park Historic Area, 9802 N. 59th Ave.
Enjoy tractor pulls, displays and more! $5; Ages 12 and under free.
Presented by Arizona Early Day Gas Engine & Tractor Association. This event is operated in conjunction with the Glendale Historical Society, a separate, non-profit organization.