Gilbert arrives at Labor Day weekend with a variety of things to do beyond a family cookout.
Aug. 28-Oct. 5
Catch the performance of ‘Bright Star’ musical show
Hale Centre Theatre is performing the Broadway musical “Bright Star.” The show is a story of love, family, and redemption set in the American South from the 1920s to ‘40s.
7:30 p.m. (Thu.-Fri.); 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. (Sat.). $22-$40. Hale Centre Theatre, 50 W. Page Ave., Gilbert. 480-497-1181. www.haletheatrearizona.com
Bowl with the Chamber
Gilbert Chamber of Commerce is hosting a bowling event to raise funds for the Gilbert Chamber Foundation. Bowlers can compete in teams of up to six. Awards will be given to the top individual performers, best-dressed team and the last-place team. There will be raffles and a silent auction, and dinner is provided.
5:30-9:30 p.m. $30 (spectators), $550 (per team). Fat Cat’s, 4321 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert. 480-892-0056. https://gilbertaz.com
Aug. 29-Sept. 7
Actors Youth Theatre puts on performance of ‘Pippin’
Actors Youth Theatre will present an updated circus-inspired version of the Tony Award-winning musical “Pippin.” The story is of a young prince on a journey to find the secret to true happiness and satisfaction, something he does not find on the battlefield, through fleshly temptations or in political power.
7 p.m. (Thu.-Fri.);
3 p.m., 7 p.m. (Sat.). $15. Tuscany Theatre,
861 N. Higley Road, Gilbert.
Aug. 30-Sept. 2
Gilbert Water Tower Lighting
The Gilbert Water Tower will be lit red, white and blue for Labor Day.