Thursday, May 17, 2012

This weekend looks to be not only beautiful but packed with fun outdoor activities. The 3rd annual AZ Barbecue Festival has grown to a two day event with over 80 teams competing for the best BBQ. Enjoy $2.00 BBQ samples, craft beer and Whiskey Row.  This family friendly event will have live entertainment, a Cornhole tournament and kids zone for children under 12.  This event runs May 19th and 20th from 11am-7pm at its new location, Salt River Fields (Indian Bend & 101). For tickets go to,
Saturday, May 19th you can enjoy the Ameri-CAN Beer Festival at Scottsdale Civic Center. This event is hosted by San Tan Brewing, from noon to 6pm, supporting and celebrating the craft beer movement. Berweries both national and international will be represented, along with live entertainment and craft food. Download a route map at, and let the Scottsdale Trolley driving you to this fun event.

Starting at 4pm you can ride the Talking Stick Resort, Lucky Express from Old Town Scottsdale with pick up locations on the south side of Scottsdale Fashion Square and the east side of W Scottsdale. The Lucky Express will make a special run by the Ameri-CAN Beer Festival and the BBQ Festival before continuing on to Talking Stick resort.

Enjoy what could be our last nice weekend for outdoor activities and let Ollie the Trolley do the driving.