Here: Chili cook-off and craft market

On Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, Ahwatukee Park is the place to be for the chili-cook off and craft market. Live bands, cow chip bingo, food, drinks, raffles and fun for all. Event times are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at 4700 E. Warner Road. Call (480) 893-3431 or visit for details.

Near: Chandler Ostrich Festival

For three fun-filled days March 11 to 13, Tumbleweed Park, 2250 S. McQueen Road in Chandler, will resound with music, excitement and laughter. Two stages of music and a huge midway provides excitement to thousands of festival fans. Ostrich races complete with human jockeys are a sight unique to Chandler. All kinds of food will be available from the traditional fair favorites to Ostrich burgers. For more information, visit



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