Home & Travel Show, more things to do in Scottsdale

Whether you want to spruce up your home, plan a trip, express your creativity, hear the roar of motorcycles or eat cheese curds, there’s an event for you in Scottsdale this weekend.

Scottsdale Home Travel Show

A home and travel show under one roof may be just the place to shop if you’re looking to escape the heat and spruce up your house.

The AZ Big Media’s Scottsdale Home Travel Show will feature a home show, interior-design show and travel show at WestWorld of Scottsdale. The show’s website urges people to bring their plans and explore ideas for kitchens, outdoor products, pools, flooring, bathrooms and solar panels. Travelers can learn about destinations around the world to add to their bucket lists.

There will be valet parking, upscale food and beverages and seminars open to the public and design professionals.

“The show ranges from remodeling companies to outdoor living to lighting and flooring companies,” said Mike Atkinson, AZ Big Media president and CEO. “With the travel show, there are more than 50 different companies including Disney vacation packages, all sponsored by American Express Travel.”

Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 28. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, March 29. WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road. $5. exposaz.com/home-travel-show.

Arizona Bike Week

Get together with fellow sons of anarchy for the biggest bike rally in Arizona, featuring food, drink, demonstrations and concerts by Stone Temple Pilots and Ted Nugent.

Details: March 25-29. WestWorld of Scottsdale, 16601 N. Pima Road. Full event $60; Wednesday and Thursday $22 each; Friday and Saturday $28 each; Sunday $15. 480-644-8191, azbikeweek.com.

WisconsinFest 2015

This festival is about everything Wisconsin. Part of WisconsinFest celebrates the Wisconsin Badgers’ 2015 Outback Bowl victory in Tampa. The University of Wisconsin Valley of the Sun Alumni Association put an Outback Bowl football signed by coach Barry Alvarez Gary on the auction block. Other things you’ll find: Wisconsin cheese curds, cash prizes and a live band.

Details: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 28. Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Drive. 480-837-2612. www.riveroftimemuseum.org/PDF/special_event.

Sidewalk Chalk Coloring Contest

Children 3 to 13 are invited to color the afternoon away at the sidewalk coloring contest. The free event features the Easter bunny as a guest judge and three age categories: ages 3 to 5, 6 to 9 and 10 to 13. Every participant will receive a gift from Toys Playtime Oasis along with a free one-hour pass to AZ Air Time indoor trampoline park.

Details: 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28. Scottsdale Towne Square, Scottsdale and Thunderbird roads. Check in at Toys Playtime Oasis or AZ Air Time, 13802 N. Scottsdale Road. Free. 480-948-4630, azdollhouse.com.

Article source: http://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/home/2015/03/24/things-scottsdale-weekend/70328222/