12 things to do this weekend: Jan. 22-24

Are you looking for things to do this weekend? Check out these 12 events and send us pictures tagged #BeOn12 if you go.

You can go see the new movie, "Durant's Never Closes," watch the Cardinals in the NFC championship game or go to a festival or two! If you have anything to add this week or in the future, follow and tweet @anareynolds.

Friday, Jan. 22

Durant's Never Closes

The movie that the Valley has been waiting for all year is finally here. "Durant's Never Closes" follows Jack Durant, the owner of the famous steakhouse, as he makes backroom deals, gets involved with the mafia and more. The movie premieres Thursday in downtown Phoenix but opens for all on Friday at Harkins Shea 14 at 7374 East Shea Boulevard. It'll be showing until Jan. 28 and tickets are $10. For ticket information go to harkinstheatres.com.

Chocolate and Wine Experience

Craving chocolate? What about wine? Head to the chocolate and wine experience this weekend at the Music Instrument Museum. This event returns this year and will be full of tons of chocolate, wine, a photo booth and more. Plus, you can try chocolate beer and martinis! It goes from 7:30-11 p.m. on Friday at the MIM, 4725 East Mayo Boulevard. Admission is $60 in advance or $70 at the door. Proceeds benefits the Scottsdale League for the Arts. For more information go to scottsdalefest.org.

Kyle Kinane at Stand Up Live

If you're looking for a laugh this weekend, head to Stand Up Live in downtown Phoenix and see Kyle Kinane. Kyle is known mostly for his voice on Comedy Central for in-between commercial segments. He's hilarious and you won't want to miss him while he's in town. Tickets are $20 and the show starts at 7 p.m. Friday. For more information go to standuplive.com.

Saturday, Jan. 23

Dogs' Day in the Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden will be full of dogs this weekend for the Dog's Day in the Garden. You can bring the whole family, dogs included, to the garden where you can meet other dog lovers, take family photos, learn about dog-related nonprofits, shop and enjoy samples with your pooch. Tickets are $4 per dog plus garden admission for the owner. It goes from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information go to dbg.org.

16th Annual Mesa Historic Home Tour

If you've ever wanted to see some of Mesa's most famous historic homes and neighborhoods, you can this weekend! The 16th Annual Mesa Historic Home Tour is back and is a self-guided, walkable tour that will allow you to have access to historic home. It's a great experience that you won't want to miss. It costs $20 and starts at the Sirrine House Museum at 160 N. Center Street. The tour begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information go to valleyhistoryinc.com.

Tempe Public Library Comicon

Head to the Tempe Public Library this weekend and participate in the library's comicon. This mini comicon will include people from the Phoenix Comicon that happens every summer. People will be in costumes and there will be a costume contest and more. The event goes from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. and admission is free. For more information go to tempe.gov.

Color Run 5K

Every year the Color Run comes to Arizona and it's always a party. So head to Tempe Beach Park this weekend and get messy as you run and get splattered with paint. The race starts at 7:45 a.m. when waves of runners begin running every few minutes until 8:45 a.m. Registration is $34.99 per person. For more information go to thecolorrun.com/tempe.

Lune Llena Festival at Mesa Urban Garden

There will be a full moon this weekend so head to this festival and celebrate. The Lune Llena, or "full moon" festival will take place form 6-10 p.m. on Saturday at Mesa Urban Garden. Gardeners will gather for a potluck from 5-6 p.m. and stay for a massive community celebration. You won't want to miss it. For more information go to their Facebook page.

Sunday, Jan. 24

Sunday A'fair

Every January through April the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts sponsors a mini-festival on specific Sundays that you won't want to miss. The festival takes place at Scottsdale Civic Center Park where you can listen to concerts by local musicians, vendors, food, drinks and more. For more information go to scottsdaleperformingarts.org.

Arizona Concours D'Elegance

The 2016 Concours D'Elegance is here this weekend! It's the third annual event that takes place at the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort. It's part of the annual Classic Car Week that happens in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area. This specific event celebrates and features fine automobiles. For more information go to arizonaconcours.com.

Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction

The famous car auction graces the Valley once again! For nearly four decades the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has been recognized by the world and only offers the finest selection of cars. Cars from the world's greatest car collectors will be auctioned off. So head out to Scottsdale until Jan. 31 to catch a glimpse. Tickets vary in price. For more information go to barrett-jackson.com.

Surprise Fine Art & Wine Festival

Nationally acclaimed artists will gather this weekend to go to the Surprise Fine Art and Wine Festival. Along with art, the event will include a wine tasting and for an additional $10 you can get a souvenir wine glass and six tasting tickets. Admission is $3 and goes from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information go to http://www.thunderbirdartists.com/surprise/

Bonus!

Head to any bar this Sunday to watch the Arizona Cardinals take on the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte. It's the NFC championship game and whichever team wins the game will head to San Francisco for Super Bowl 50! We're guessing that any bar you plan to go to will feature that game at 4:40 p.m. Sunday, along with the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots game at 1 p.m. Sunday. So head out, take pictures and use #BeOn12 so we see them! And go Cards!


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