MARK YOUR CALENDAR for the latest in entertainment, brought to you by the PebbleCreek Activities Office. All Events are at 7 p.m. in the Renaissance Theater, unless indicated otherwise. All concerts/comedy shows are priced at $25, unless otherwise noted. Click on the posters for more details!
Oct. 2 - 9, 2018 - New England & Cape Cod Autumn Foliage Trip
New England and Cape Code are on the must visit “bucket list” for many people. Visiting in the Fall is one of the best times to visit this area, when the leaves begin to turn and the landscape is just incredible! The food is a draw all year round! Enjoy this amazing part of the country at the perfect time of year! For a full itinerary, click the poster on the right or read this announcement. Trip Price: $2799 per person/double; $3728 per person/single. Airfare not included in this price. On sale now in the Activities Office.
Oct. 9 - 12, 2018 - Rocky Point Golf OR Spa Getaway
Who wants to go to the beach? Don’t miss this great trip to Rocky Point for a golf OR spa getaway Oct. 9 - 12! Say you love golf, but your spouse prefers a spa day - you can each do what you love, choose one or the other - whatever you like best! Great for couples, singles or groups of friends!
Travel to Rocky Point and spend three nights at Penasco del Sol. Two rounds of golf OR spa services (choose one) are included along with two dinners, breakfast daily and a sunset cruise with appetizers. Spa choice includes mani, pedi, facial and massage. On sale now at the Activities Office. Price: $675 per person/double; $875 per person/single. Optional trip insurance offered at $58/pp.
Oct. 25, 2018 - PebbleCreek Hockey Bus Trip; 7 p.m. game - Coyotes vs. Canucks!
Calling all Hockey fans! Join us for a Thursday evening on the ice when we board a deluxe motor coach and head over to Gila River Arena in Glendale to watch the Arizona Coyotes take on the Vancouver Canucks. Seating will be in the lower level and our group is going to have the opportunity for four lucky participants to sit in the penalty box during warm-up. Winners will be selected at random. If our group exceeds 50 participants, the Coyotes will invite us all to sit on the player’s bench after the game and take a group photo! Tickets on sale now at 9 a.m. in the Activities office; $69
Oct. 27, 2018 - Halloween Dance; 7 p.m.
Dance the night (and the goblins) away at this Spooktacular annual event featuring the coolest ghoul in town, DJ Jim Allen. In the Eagle’s Nest Ballroom with a no-host bar from 7-10 p.m. Costumes optional. On sale now in the Activities Office. $10 per person.
Oct. 26 and 28, 2018 - Ultimate Chicago, starring Kenny Cetera
All Chicago, all the time. Featuring former touring member of the band Chicago, Kenny Cetera, younger brother of Peter and contributing vocalist on Chicago 17, still the band’s #1 all time grossing record. Kenny and his seven-piece horn ensemble are all seasoned veterans of the music industry and focus on presenting material from the band’s most relevant and creative years of original music, '68 through '85. Their show is great for young and old alike and sure to be an event you'll want to see again!
Both shows are COMPLETELY SOLD OUT!
Nov. 2, 2018 - The American Bombshells
The American Bombshells are a glamorous retro trio with a fun modern twist! As seen on TV and all over the world, this incredible act is full of showmanship, powerhouse vocals dancing feet and witty banter! On sale now online and at Activities; $25
New! Nov. 5, 2018 - Fall Day at the Mall Bus Trip
Join us for a holiday shopping bus trip on Monday, Nov. 5, 2018. Our day at Scottsdale Fashion Square will start at Nordstrom with a special welcome from Nordstrom staff...AND their Fall Clearance Sale will just be starting! This will be a great time to get your Christmas shopping started early. Fashion Square Mall has a great variety and large number of stores, truly something for everyone. There is also a large food court and several restaurants if you choose to enjoy lunch while there. Visit their website for a listing of stores and restaurants. The bus departs PebbleCreek at 9 a.m. and will leave the mall at approximately 2:30 p.m. Sign up starting Sept. 26, 2018, in the Activities Office. $25 per person, cash or check only. Space is limited, so make sure to sign up early!
New! Nov. 7, 2018 - 12th Annual PebbleCreek Chic Boutique
The Chic Boutique is back, Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 1 - 7 p.m., and this year the event is bigger and better! We’ve expanded to be in both the Tuscany Falls Ballroom AND the Chianti Room. There will be vendors with fashions, accessories, jewelry, home-decor, make-up, skin care, hair fashions, wigs and much more. Doors will open to residents at 1 p.m. Bring your friends and neighbors and join in the fun! A cash bar will be open, and snacks will be available for purchase. Don’t wait – make your plans now to attend and catch up on the latest in design and fashion with your friends. Bring three non-perishable food items as admission to the event. All attendees receive a ticket for a chance to win a fabulous door prize!
Nov. 15, 2018 -- Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant Education Center and Lunch Bus Trip
Experience electricity generation first-hand by touring the Palo Verde Nuclear Power Plant Education Center on Nov. 15, 2018. An educational, interactive presentation will be followed by a drive-by of the plant. There’s no better way to learn about generating electricity than by going straight to the source. Includes lunch. (Please note: For security reasons, you do not go into the plant.) On sale now in the Activities Office; $99 per person.
Nov. 19, 2018 - Dec. 4, 2018 - Celebrate Thanksgiving in Hawaii Aboard the Star Princess Trip
For Thanksgiving, hop aboard a very special 15-day Hawaiian Island cruise, beginning Nov. 19 and offering an intoxicating mix of island adventure and carefree cruising. Not only will you venture to four dazzling islands, you will also experience live entertainment, world-class cuisine and island-inspired activities while at sea. Itinerary: Day 1: Motor coach to San Pedro, California and board the Star Princess; Days 2-5: Enjoy a wonderful day at sea; Day 6: Hilo (Big Island of Hawaii); Day 7: Honolulu (Oahu); Day 8: Nawiliwili (Kauai); Day 9: Lahaina (Maui); Days 10-13: Enjoy a wonderful day at sea; Day 14: Ensenada, Mexico; Day 15: Los Angeles, California. Note: This tour includes a motor coach to and from your ship. Price: $2195 per person/double (inside); $2795 per person/double (outside); $3295 per person/double (balcony.) On sale now in the Activities Office.
Nov. 20 - 23, 2018 - Enjoy Thanksgiving in San Diego
What better way to enjoy the Thanksgiving Holiday than spend it by the Pacific Ocean in San Diego! Enjoy the sights of the city at a leisurely pace. Not to worry about your holiday meal, we have that covered as you cruise the bay and have a scrumptious Thanksgiving Buffet Feast with all of the trimmings on the Hornblower Inspiration. (Vessel subject to change.) Come join us for a stress-free couple of days! This trip includes: Round-trip airfare from Phoenix, hotel transfer, three nights lodging in San Diego, three breakfasts at the hotel, one-day Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour ticket, Thanksgiving Dinner Cruise on Hornblower Cruises, and admission to the USS Midway. For details, click the poster to the right. Price: $995 per person/double; $1365 per person/single. On sale now in the Activities Office.
New! Dec. 1, 2018 - Prescott Christmas Parade and Lunch Bus Trip
Travel to “Arizona’s Christmas City,” Prescott, and watch a legendary Christmas parade complete with floats, marching bands and tap-dancing toddlers. Lunch is included. $99 per person, on sale Oct. 24 in the Activities Office.
Dec. 2, 2018 -- Singin’ in the Rain: In Concert bus trip to Orpheum Theatre
One of the top 25 movie musicals of all time (American Film Institute), Singin’ in the Rain marked the pinnacle of the golden age of Hollywood musicals. The story of silent screen star Don Lockwood, who's having trouble with leading lady Lina Lamont until he meets the adorable, talented Kathy Selden, Singin’ in the Rain introduced the world to the iconic title song, plus "Make ‘em Laugh," "You Are My Lucky Star," "Good Morning' and a host of others. A full on-stage orchestra, silent era costumes and talented cast bring this American treasure to life on the Orpheum stage, where the movie just might have played Phoenix back in the early 50s! Filled with every memorable moment from the film and a downpour of unforgettable songs, Singin’ in the Rain: In Concert set for Dec. 2, 2018, is a guaranteed hit for even the youngest musical theatre fanatic in your family. Act I: 1 hour 10 minutes, Intermission: 20 minutes, Act II: 1 hour; Running Time: 2 hours 30 minutes. Tickets on sale now in the Activities Office, cash or check only please; $75. (2 ticket limit per person.)
New! Dec. 7, 2018 - 3 International Tenors Christmas Show
The 3 International Tenors - Live in Concert is a tribute to some of the finest music in the world and features show stopping performances celebrating the virtuoso and careers of Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Bocelli, Enrico Caruso and others. This stirring show includes renditions of some of the most memorable songs ever written like “Time to Say Goodbye,” “Ave Maria” and “Nessun Dorma.” Comprised of multiple genres and styles including opera, musical theatre, and pop opera (or as it’s sometimes called, POPERA) three singers from extremely diverse backgrounds bring you an experience you will never forget! Starring Robert Erlichman, Guillermo Ontiveros, and Johnny Huerta. The 3 International Tenors - Live in Concert is an emotionally riveting production that will transport you to the greatest opera houses of Europe! On sale Oct. 16 at 9 a.m. online and Activities.
Dec. 7-8, 2018 -- Tubac Fiesta de Navidad and Fourth Avenue Holiday Fair Bus Trip
Travel to Tubac Dec. 7-8, 2018, and experience Fiesta de Navidad where the streets are lined with luminaries and holiday cheer is in the air. Also visit the Fourth Avenue Holiday Fair in Tucson which brings together 400+ arts and crafts booths, 35+ food vendors, two stages of live entertainment, street musicians, jugglers and more. Your overnight stay is at the Desert Diamond Hotel and Casino in Tucson. $225 per person/double; $285 per person/single. On sale in the Activities Office on Sept. 20.
Dec. 7 - 14, 2018 - America's Music Cities Holidays Trip
Are you looking for a fabulous trip to celebrate the sounds of the south during the holidays? Mark your calendar for Dec. 7-14 and book your trip to visit Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans during one of the most festive times of the year! Highlights of this music getaway include Historic Studio B, Ryman Auditorium, Country Music Hall of Fame, Gaylord Opryland Resort, Belle Meade Plantation, Grand Ole Opry, Graceland, French Quarter, New Orleans School of Cooking, and much more! For details, click here. Price includes round-trip airfare. $3199 per person/double; $3999 per person/single. On sale now in the Activities Office.
Dec. 8, 2018 - Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade Bus Trip
Light up the night and be dazzled at the Valley’s most unique holiday event, the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade Presented by SRP at Tempe Town Lake on Dec. 8, 2018. The boat parade will feature as many as 50 festively lighted boats of all sizes. A fireworks finale will conclude the light-filled night following the end of the boat parade. Dinner is included. $99 per person. On sale at the Activities Office on Oct. 4, 2018.
Dec. 8, 2918 - A Celebration of Christmas Bus Trip
PebbleCreek is excited to offer our residents transportation and tickets to one of America’s largest Holiday musicals, “A Celebration of Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3 p.m. Experience the true season of Christmas like never before! This extraordinary Broadway-style performance features a live orchestra, state-of-the-art technology with incredible special effects, professional acrobatic silk artists, a beautiful Nativity, and so much more! In this year’s show a group of people discover the wonder of Christmas through their journey on the "Christmas Express"; while entertaining the audience with aerials, Rockettes, popular dance numbers and much more. The story culminates with a live Nativity, flying angels and a 30-piece orchestra. This well-known and beloved annual event takes place at Dream City Church in north Phoenix. Visit: celebrationofchristmas.org for more information. A very limited number of tickets will be available, plan to buy early! Tickets on sale Thursday, Sept. 27 at 9 a.m. in the Activities Office. Price: $45. Bus departs from the lot near the Armed Forces Plaza at 1:30 p.m. (please plan to be at the bus pick up area by 1:15 p.m.) For more information call your friendly Activities Office at 535-9854. Includes round-trip motor coach transportation and reserved event ticket.
Dec. 8 - 11, 2018 -- California Holiday Showtime Bus Trip
Travel to southern California and enjoy four days of festivities! Experience the Festival of Lights in Riverside and dinner, Candlelight Theatre holiday performance and dinner, and a Venetian Holiday complete with gondola ride and dinner. Tour includes: Transportation, three-nights’ accommodations, Festival of Lights in Riverside, Holiday Show at Candlelight Theater, Venetian Holiday featuring a cruise through the Canals of Naples and Alamitos Bay, three dinners. $725 per person/double, $975 per person/single. On sale now, in the Activities Office.
Dec. 8 - 13, 2018 -- Texas Holiday Favorites and Presidential Libraries Tour
Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the legendary Alamo and Mission San José. Journey to Stonewall to spend time at the LBJ Ranch, birthplace of the 36th President of the United States, Lyndon B. Johnson. Venture to charming Fredericksburg nestled in the Hill Country, rich with German heritage. Cruise along the Paseo del Rio with over 120,000 lights illuminating the River Walk during holiday season. Visit the Presidential Libraries of both GHW and GW Bush. Shop and tour the city of Waco, including the famed store Magnolia, ran by HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines. Last but not least, tour the legendary Southfork Ranch, made famous by the Ewing family in the TV series, Dallas. This tour runs Dec. 8 - 13, 2018, and the price includes airfare. $2250 per person/double; $2850 per person/single. On sale now, in the Activities Office.
New! Dec. 10, 2018 -- Zoo Lights and Dinner Bus Trip
The magical, colorful sights and sounds of the Phoenix Zoo’s holiday light spectacular will make your season sparkle! More than 3.8 million lights glow in a total of 700 sparkling displays. Tour is set for Dec. 10, 2018, and includes transportation, an early dinner at Organ Stop Pizza and admission to Zoo Lights. Price is $99 per person and goes on sale Oct. 18, 2018, in the Activities Office.
Dec. 22 - 26, 2018 -- Nashville Country Christmas Trip
We’ve wrapped up a special Christmas package to the world-famous Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Dec. 22-26, 2018. Celebrate the holiday season with an exciting nine acres of lush indoor gardens, winding pathways and sparkling waterfalls. Decked out with thousands of lights, sparkling decorations and row after row of poinsettias, it’s truly a sight to behold. Everywhere we look we see Christmas come to life. Nostalgia and merriment fill our days and evenings with wondrous holiday festivities. Tour highlights include a spectacular Christmas Dinner Show, General Jackson Showboat luncheon cruise and Grand Ole Opry show. This Christmas tour is one we will long remember. (Price includes airfare.) $1899 per person/double; $2230 per person/single. Trip on sale Sept. 25, 2018, in the Activities Office.
Dec. 31, 2018 - Jan. 2, 2019 - Rose Parade Bus Trip
Join Free Spirit Vacations for the granddaddy of them all - The Rose Parade from Dec. 31, 2018 - Jan. 2, 2019. The “Parade of all Parades” will be making its way down Colorado Boulevard in grand style on New Year’s Day and you’ll have great reserved grandstand seats along the parade route for an amazing viewpoint. It’s a sensory event that you won’t want to miss. See the giant floral floats, smell the aroma of the millions of roses and other flowers and hear the marching bands fill the air with robust sounds. Tour Includes: Deluxe motorcoach transportation, two-nights’ accommodation at the Holiday Inn, breakfast and dinner daily, reserved grandstand seating at the Tournament of Roses Parade, viewing of the floats at float barn and an East Coast New Year’s Eve Dinner (toast at 9 p.m. - midnight East Coast time.) $625 per person/double; $775 per person/single. On sale now, in the Activities Office.
Jan. 11, 2019 - Listen to the Music: The Doobie Brothers Experience
The name says it all. Listen to the Music is a complete re-creation of the famous rock band The Doobie Brothers back in the 70’s. The show brings back the famous lineup of Pat Simmons, Michael McDonald, Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, Tom Johnston, and Tiran Porter. This was considered by most to be the “All-Star” lineup. The show is amazing with the band playing all the famous “Doobie” hits, everyone sings and dances at a “Listen to the Music” concert. The cast recreates the era with exact instruments, costumes and looks. You can’t help but get sucked in and believe it’s the real guys they portray. So, get your groove on and come out on Jan. 11, 2019, and experience the show, better yet, just “Listen to the Music.” On sale Oct. 25 at 9 a.m. online and at Activities.
Tennessee River: A Tribute to Alabama - Jan. 18, 2019
Already established as a strong cross-over vocal ensemble project, the members of Tennessee River wanted to showcase their own vocal prowess by paying homage to the band they felt transformed country music with their stellar vocal blend. Prior to forming as Tennessee River, these seven gifted concert musicians had performed internationally in various country and rock projects and have frequently been compared to such legendary bands as the Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Diamond Rio, and of course, Alabama. Tennessee River is the first and only tribute band that has the vocal chops to do Alabama’s music justice, with their new hybrid of contemporary cross-over music, bringing a fusion of the rural and urban sounds of modern-day country and blues. With the spirit of rock ‘n’ roll, Tennessee River stays true to the essence of Alabama’s music, taking their chart-topping songs and adding their own fresh, modern and unique energy, bringing Alabama’s music alive again for a whole new generation of country music fans. On sale Oct. 30 at 9 a.m. online and at Activities.
New! Feb. 19 - 22, 2019 -- Rocky Point Golf OR Spa Getaway Bus Trip
Travel to Rocky Point Feb. 19 - 22, 2019, and spend three nights at Peñasco del Sol Hotel. Two rounds of golf OR spa services (choose one) are included along with two dinners, breakfast daily and a sunset cruise with appetizer. Spa choice includes mani, pedi, facial and massage. $675 per person/double; $875 per person/single. (Optional trip insurance offered at $58/pp.) On sale now in the Activities Office! Cash or check only.
Feb. 21, 2019 -- Herman's Hermits Starring Peter Noone
Universally regarded as one of Rock and Roll’s finest and most versatile entertainers, Peter Noone is second to none! Star of stage, screen and record, Noone’s performances are the stuff of legend, deftly delivering a broad palette of music, all gems that, through his voice, defined a generation. Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone is a must-see concert experience; Peter Noone is the real deal. Over 60 million records sold! 20 top 40 Hits including: “I’m Henry VIII, I Am,” “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter,” “There’s A Kind Of Hush,” “I’m Into Something Good,” “Silhouettes,” “Wonderful World,” “Just A Little Bit Better,” “I Can Take Or Leave Your Loving,” “A Must To Avoid” and “Listen People.”
Mark your calendar, tickets will go on sale, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at 8 a.m. in the Renaissance Theater; $65. Cash or check only, made out to PCHOA. Must present PCHOA homeowner card to purchase. To give the most people possible a chance to buy, there will be a two ticket limit per person. Please plan ahead if you will need a friend or neighbor to join you to purchase more than two tickets. There will only be two shows, additional shows cannot be added due to the band’s touring schedule, and this is the most fair way we can try to accommodate as many individual homeowners as possible.
March 6-19, 2019 -- Explore South Africa, Victoria Falls and Botswana Trip
Epic scenery, winding coastlines, remarkable cultural diversity and abundant wildlife come together in an incredible experience. Join in a truly amazing vacation on which you will visit Cape Town, Cape of Good Hope, a stay at a lodge at the Entabeni Conservancy and enjoy game drives on which you may catch a glimpse of a lion, elephant or rhino, Johannesburg, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and an exciting safari cruise in Botswana along with so much more! Make sure to bring your camera to be able to capture amazing images to share with your family and friends after you return from this once-in-a-lifetime trip! Trip is scheduled for March 6-19, 2019, and is on sale now in the Activities Office. $7499 per person/double; $8799 per person/single.
March 15-17, 2019 - BNP Paribas Open - Indian Wells - Palm Desert
See all the top players in the world at this incredible tournament! Package includes:Motor coach transportation from Phoenix; two nights accommodations at the Courtyard by Marriott Palm Springs; one dinner; Upper loge seating for 3/16/19: Men’s Semifinals/ Men’s and Women’s Doubles finals; Upper Loge seating for 3/17/19: Men’s and Women’s Singles Finals. Served up for only: Double: $995, Single: $1,350. Upgrade to Prime Loge seating for only $150 per person additional. Book today: Visit the Activities Office for details - 623-535-9854
Tickets that are available online may be purchased at: tickets.pebblecreekhoa.org
All concerts/comedy shows are priced at $25, unless otherwise noted.
For more information contact the Activities Office at 623-535-9854
Source: Traci Baker, Director of Community Activities