Fifty shades duller… if even possible

by Jessica Snyder I loathe all things “Fifty Shades of Grey.” I can say this with conviction as I have read all three books and I have seen both movies. I will watch any more that come out as well, simply because it gives me great writing material. The books are old news by now,…

Fair and music festival returns to University of Phoenix Stadium

by Jessica Snyder Universal Fairs brings the second annual “West Valley Fair and Music Festival” to University of Phoenix stadium March 3-5. The festival will offer an array of attractions for all age groups. “Our kids had a blast last year. I think they could use a few more rides, but the price isn’t too…

Arizona Renaissance Festival offers unique fun for 29 years

by Jessica Snyder The Arizona Renaissance Festival celebrates 29 years of medieval themed entertainment across a 30-acre park. The park is open Saturdays and Sundays through April 2 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. “I started coming to the Renaissance fair four years ago with my grandkids. Now I make it a point to get…

Renaissance Festival returns to The Valley

by Jessica Snyder The Arizona Renaissance Festival returns to The Valley Feb. 11- April 2. The event is open on Saturdays, Sundays and on Presidents’ Day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine. “I go every year because I’m a big nerd, but to me it’s a lot of fun. There are shows…