Special Events

Alli Ortega Empty Bowls Benefit SaleAlli Oretga
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Scottsdale Community College Student Center Cafeteria

In partnership with Vista del Camino Food Bank, Scottsdale Community College, City of Scottsdale agencies and Scottsdale Unified School District, this event raises funds to fight hunger in our community through the sale of hand-crafted bowls created by local community artisans and youth. All proceeds are donated to Vista del Camino Social Services, which provides a variety of assistance for Scottsdale residents to meet the basic needs of individuals and families in crisis, and relieve economic and emotional stress.

Detour Company TheatreDetour
January 6–8, 2017
June 2–4, 2017
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia G. Piper Theater
Free; donations welcome

The cast of Detour Company Theatre, comprised of adults with developmental and other challenges, including deafness, blindness and autism, embrace the magic of musical theater. Musicals to be announced. Visit DetourCompanyTheatre.org for more information.

OrigiNation: A Festival of Native Cultureschildren-disabilities
March 26, 2017
Noon – 4 p.m.
Outdoors at Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

An educating and entertaining afternoon celebrating the cultures of France and Arizona. Enjoy live music, interactive workshops, arts and crafts, hands-on family activities, a French market, food and more.

showcaseArts Education Showcase
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
5:30 p.m.
Free Admission

This annual showcase celebrates the accomplishments of local Valley youth involved in Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts’ outreach and residency programs. Students express themselves through writing, visual art and performance. Free and open to the community.