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…

Historic Downtown Glendale hosts annual Chocolate Affaire

by Jessica Snyder The 22nd annual Chocolate Affaire arrives at Murphy Park in Historic Downtown Glendale Feb. 3-5. This event is hosted by Cerreta Candy Company, who will offer tours of their factory throughout the entire event. “I’ve been a couple of times. I like it. It’s a lot like the Glendale Glitters event as…

Students delve into philosophical theories with Peter Lupu

The student union is used by the students of GCC everyday. Students always seem the flock there like a watering hole, is it because of the sitting area and the tables they can used to study? There is a great coffee stand, and the cafeteria is popular. Also the gaming room is filled with students….