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August 31, 2012
August 31, 2012    

Labor Day Events in Arizona - Concerts, Festivals & Weekend Ideas

PHOENIX - Classical Meets Jazz
Aug 31 - Enjoy an evening concert at the MIM. Classical meets jazz with works by Brahms, Piazzolla, Ellington, and Schoenfield. With outstanding acoustics and an up-close-and-personal experience, the MIM Music Theater is the Valley’s premier concert venue. Show at 7 pm,$29.50-$37.50, for tickets please call 480-478-6000.
FOUNTAIN HILLS - Jazz in the Hills
Aug 31 - Every Friday, some of the Valley's best Jazz musicians can be heard at the Fireside Grill in downtown Fountain Hills, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, 480-816-9047 or 602-810-7474.
SEDONA - Farmers Market
Aug 31 - Meet the local grower & taste the local flavor! Farm fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, grass fed beef, goat products, tamales, breads and pastries, gluten free, vegan, hand-made chocolates, live music and much more! Tlaquepaque, creek-side parking lot, 8 – 11:30 am, 928-821-1133.
FLAGSTAFF - 63rd Annual Coconino County Fair 2012
Aug 31st - Sept 3rd: Featuring traditional fair exhibits, cultural presentations, local entertainment and national headliners, livestock auctions, carnival rides, commercial vendors and special themed areas. Coconino County Fairgrounds, Fri -Sun 10-10 pm, Mon 10-4 pm, 928-679-8000.
JEROME - First Saturday Art Walk
Sept 1: Visit 30+ unique art studios and galleries featuring jewelry, pottery, glass, leatherwork, clothing, paintings, sculpture and more. Meet the artists. 5-8 pm, free, 928-649-2277.
WILLIAMS - Labor Day Rodeo
Sept 1 - 2: The Rodeo returns to Williams when Slash M Rodeo Co. presents the Williams Labor Day Rodeo at the Williams Rodeo Grounds, 1 pm, gates open at 11 am, $10, kids 5 and under free, 520-403-3309.
SEDONA - Moonlight Madness Street Festival
Sept 1 - 3: This street festival includes free music and entertainment, children's activities, and sidewalk sales in numerous locations along Hwy. 89A & Hwy. 179 in the Main Street District, 928-204-2390.
PRESCOTT - Faire on the Square
Sept 1 – 3: Arts and crafts show with over 100 vendors including fine art, jewelry, food and much more. Enjoy the show under the cool American Elm trees around historic Courthouse Plaza, 9-3pm.
TOMBSTONE - Rendezvous of the Gunfighters
Sept 1 – 3: Gunfighter Groups group compete from throughout the U.S. Costume parade on Sunday on historic Allen Street, 10 – 4pm, free, 888-457-3929.
SONOITA - Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo
Sept 1 - 3: Old West rodeo, with timed events, barrel racing, a wild-horse race, and team roping events, and mutton busting and pee-wee events for little cowpokes at Sonoita Fairgrounds. Pre-rodeo begins at 1 pm daily, 520-455-5553.
CAMP VERDE - Larry the Cable Guy
Sept 2: Performing Live at the Stargazer Pavilion northern Arizona's outdoor theater where the stars shine on stage and above you! Cliff Castle Casino, 8pm, Gates open at 6:30pm, Tickets $45 General, $65 Preferred, $85 VIP (all prices $5 more day of show), tickets at Castle Club or call 1-800-381-SLOT.
SEDONA - 7th Annual Harvest Festival
Sept 2: Includes musical acts, hay bale mazes, bocce games, and of course, plenty of wine. Page Springs Cellars, 2:30pm, $28(Members), $38 (Non-Members), 12 and under free, 928-639-3004.
BISBEE - Brewery Gulch Daze
Sept 2: Once home to more than 20 bars and brothels, Brewery Gulch today is the site of a daylong carnival of fun activities for all ages in Old Bisbee, 520-432-3554.
FLAGSTAFF - Labor Day Star Fest
Sept 2: This special event will feature indoor multimedia programs and telescopes set up for viewing celestial objects. Lowell Observatory, 5 – 9:30 pm, 928-233-3211.
CAVE CREEK - Hawaiian Luau & Pig Roast
Sept 2: One of Arizona’s last authentic Western towns will get a taste of Hawaii! Enjoy a thrilling “Fire Knife Dance” and lots of fun! Festivities include Pig Roast Luau Buffet, Ka'ea Mauna Lani Hawaiian Luau Dancers, Grantman & the Island Beat, Limbo & Hula Contests, Face Painting, Lei Making, and More. Harold’s Corral, gates open 5:30 pm, tickets $25 adults; $12 children 12 and under, reservations 480-488-1906.
FLAGSTAFF - Kids FREE at Lowell
Sept 3: Lowell Observatory will be open for kids' activities throughout the day (9-5pm), including science demonstrations, telescope viewing of the sun, grounds tours, and multimedia presentations. Admission is free for all children under 18 years of age, 928-233-3211.

Here are your weekly Inventory Levels:
Supply numbers are based on the number of closings in the previous month, divided into the total number of active listings today.   
This data is for Single Family Detached homes only and does not include Patio Homes, Condos, or Townhouses .
The total number of single family homes on the market in the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service is currently 11,294.
A slight increase since last week.    
We are seeing an average supply rate of just over 1 1/2 months.
The current number of pending sales are 9,340.  A slight decrease since last week.
The current number of pending listings that are “active with contingencies”, are 5,658.  A slight decrease since last week.
           Search #1 – Phoenix (City of Phoenix)
•         Total of 1,956 active listings.  Less than a 1 1/3 month supply.   A slight increase since last week.
           Search #2 – West, Far SW & Far NW Valley
•         Total of 2,836 active listings.  About a 1 3/5 month supply.  A slight decrease since last week.

(Cities of: Cordes Lakes, Bumble Bee, Crown King, Wagoner, Yarnell, Date Creek, Constellation, Black Canyon City, Castle Hot Springs, Wickenburg, Aguila, Gladden, Morristown, Circle City, Wittmann, Harquahala, Tonopah, Paloma, Sentinel, Gila Bend, Mobile, Arlington, Hassayampa, Palo Verde, Congress, Peeples Valley, Yarnell, Cleator, Cordes, Glendale, Litchfield Park, Goodyear, Avondale, Tolleson, Cashion, Estrella Mountain Ranch, Laveen, Peoria, Surprise, Sun City, Sun City West, Glendale, El Mirage, Youngtown, New River, Anthem, Buckeye)

Search #3 – Northeast Valley

•         Total of 431 active listings.  Just less than a 4 month supply.  A slight increase since last week.   

 (Cities of: Rio Verde, Fountain Hills, Sunflower, Camp Creek, Desert Hills, Cave Creek, Carefree, Fort McDowell)

Search #4 – East Valley

•         Total of 2,195 active listings.  Just over a 1 1/3 month supply.  An increase since last week.     

(Queen Creek, Chandler, Gilbert, Apache Junction, Gold Canyon, Tortilla Flat, Mesa, Tempe, Ahwatukee,Guadalupe, Komatke)

Search #5 – Southeast Valley   

•         Total of 701 active listings.  Just over a 2 month supply.  .  An increase since last week.

(Arizona City, Eloy, Picacho, Toltec, Arizola, Casa Grande, Randolph, Coolidge, Valley Farms, Florence, Johnson Ranch, Sacaton, Bapchule, Stanfield,
Maricopa, Ak Chin, Santa Cruz)

Search #6 – Scottsdale (Over 1 Million)

•         Total of 422 active listings.  Less than a 13 3/5 month supply.  A slight increase since last week.

Search #7 – Scottsdale (Under 1 Million)

•         Total of 819 active listings.  Just over a 2 1/5 month supply.  A slight increase since last week.   

Search #8 – Paradise Valley (Over 1 Million)

•         Total of 232 active listings.  Just over a 7 month supply.  A slight increase since last week.     

 Search #9 –    50K-100K (Single Family Homes)

•         Total of 712 active listings.  Just over a 2 week supply.  A decrease since last week.    

 Search #10 –  Under 50K (Single Family Homes)

•         Total of 162 active listings.   Just over a 2 week supply.   A slight decrease since last week.   
If your property is currently listed with a real estate broker or if you are currently working with another real estate agent, please disregard.  
It is not my intention to solicit the offerings of other real estate brokers.  I am happy to work with them and cooperate fully.


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