Your West Valley News: Travel


  • Big travel show opens in West Valley

    AAA Arizona and Arizona Highways’ biggest vacation expo of the year, The Travel Show, will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Glendale Conference and Media Center in the Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa. The event is free and open to the public.“Whether you’re looking for a staycation or want to travel to the ends of the earth, you’ll find what you’re looking for at the 2014 Travel Show,” said Amy Moreno, senior travel manager for AAA Arizona. “You’ll discover vacation ideas and be able to ask questions from knowledgeable experts and begin planning your next trip with a AAA travel expert.”The show will feature:• Nearly 100 exhibitors, including cruise lines, tour companies, hotels and AAA Travel professionals. Plus, vendors will be offering hundreds of dollars in savings on travel booked during the show.• 20 different presentations by travel experts that will educate and provide ideas on topics that include packing tips, food and wine trips, active lifestyle vacations and cruising to exotic destinations.• A drawing for a $500 travel certificate to help a lucky winner fund a dream trip.

  • Cottonwood" A Woman’s Hand

    Back by popular demand and in celebration of the Blazin’ M Ranch enjoying its 20th anniversary, the ranch is again offering a Woman’s Hand, a special live theatrical production filled with music, laughter, tears and a whole lot of pioneer women’s soul. Audiences will again get to experience this show every Sunday through Nov. 9. The show features women who helped weave the fabric of Sedona and the Verde Valley. Their stories are heartwarming, often heartbreaking and rich with spirit. Audiences will enjoy hearing directly from these historical women who come alive on stage. Meet the first African-American women to own a business in Jerome, a saloon hall, Soiled Dove, from Flagstaff, a Chinese singsong girl, Latina Apolonia Chavez and Sedona Schnebly. The show is amazing and it’s a great complement to our regular cowboy dinner show. Visit for information.

  • Phoenix: Phoenix Art Museum

    Fashioned in America will be at the Phoenix Art Museum through March 15, 2015. The exhibition brings together the best American talent and underscores the value of supporting domestic design and manufacturing. Featuring more than 30 ensembles and accessories, the exhibition will highlight work by contemporary designers such as Wes Gordon, Oscar de la Renta, J. Mendel, Monique Lhuillier, Anna Sui, Libertine, Rosie Assouline and others whose vision and talent are invigorating the revival of U.S. clothing manufacturing. The exhibition gives a snapshot of the diversity of high quality designs being made in the U.S. and underscores the impact of domestic production in our society. A growing number of consumers wants to know where the products they buy are made and have an increased awareness of the value of buying locally and domestically. For complete information visit

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