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Through July 4
World’s Oldest Rodeo
The Old West comes alive as Prescott Frontier Days celebrates 131 years this summer with eight rodeo performances, a parade, Happy Hearts Rodeo for Exceptional Children, dance, cowboy church, and arts and crafts. Stay Cowboy is the theme of the event, a nod to earlier times when people treated each other with kindness and embraced business decisions with a simple handshake. Call for times, ticket prices and Prescott locations, worldsoldestrodeo.com, 928-445-4320.
Through July 15
Jack and the Beanstalk
This funny version of the traditional tale focuses on a wicked (but not-so-bright) giant, a brave little boy and an overgrown beanstalk. Call for times. $12, adults; $8, children 12 and younger. Great Arizona Puppet Theater, 302 W. Latham St., Phoenix, azpuppets.org, 602-262-2050.
Through July 26
Glendale Summer Band (FREE)
This weekly concert series celebrates its 52nd season as the community band shares renditions of marches, polkas, movie medleys and other tunes. The all-volunteer band of approximately 100 musicians includes members who span several generations. Th, 8 p.m. Murphy Park Amphitheater, 58th Avenue and Glenn Drive, Glendale, glendaleaz.com/events, 623-930-2299.
ASU Art Museum (FREE)
Early and mid-20th-century Mexican art by Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Leopoldo Méndez, and Rufino Tamayo is on display in Bajo Presión/Under Pressure, through Aug. 11. Tu, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; W-Sa, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. ASU Nelson Fine Arts Center, 51 E. 10th St., Tempe, asuartmuseum.asu.edu, 480-965-2787.
Through July 1
Apache Mountain Rendezvous
Held in conjunction with the annual Freedom Days Celebration in “The Town Too Tough to Die,” this inaugural event focuses on history and entertainment with three days of narratives by personalities of the Old West, Native American presentations, a parade, live music, singalongs, firearms handling, blacksmith demonstrations and shooting re-enactments at the world-famous OK Corral. Call for times, ticket prices and various venues in and around Tombstone, tombstoneshootingandadventuretours.com, 520-366-4311.
The team continues its 20th anniversary season-long celebration with bats in action July 1, vs. San Francisco Giants; July 2-4, vs. St. Louis Cardinals; July 6-8, vs. San Diego Padres; July 20-22, vs. Colorado Rockies; and July 30-31, vs. Texas Rangers. Call for times and ticket prices. Chase Field, 401 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix, dbacks.com, 602-514-8400.
Through July 1
Annie, The Musical
Life changes for the better when a spunky Depression-era orphan and her clever canine meet and win the heart of billionaire “Daddy” Warbucks. Presented by Valley Youth Theatre, the classic musical about never giving up hope includes such memorable scores as “It’s the Hard-Knock Life” and “Tomorrow.” Call for times and ticket prices. Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, vyt.com, 602-253-8188.
Through July 19
Musicians, students and jazz enthusiasts work with instructors in a variety of weeklong programs focusing on improvisation essentials, Latin and traditional jazz, duos and trios, bebop and vocal ensemble. M-Th, 1-4 p.m. $150. The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix, thenash.org, 602-795-0464. Open to all ages and experience levels, the workshops conclude with a 7:30 p.m. concert on the final day of each class.
The legendary guitar-shredding showman brings his high-octane show to Phoenix, performing such hits as “Cat Scratch Fever,” “Free for All,” “Stranglehold” and “Motor City Madhouse.” 7 p.m. $65-$80. Celebrity Theatre, 440 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, celebritytheatre.com, 602-267-1600.