Holiday-themed things to do this weekend in Chandler

(Courtesy City of Chandler)
(Courtesy City of Chandler)

(Courtesy City of Chandler)

Enjoy a white Christmas at Rawhide Western Town

Rawhide Western Town & Event Center turns into a winter wonderland in the desert during the holiday season. The town will be decked out with holiday decor and thousands of lights through Dec. 22. The venue features holiday festivities every night, and every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night, Santa Claus will lead the official tree-lighting ceremony and be available for photos. 5 p.m. Free. Rawhide Western Town & Event Center, 5700 W. North Loop Road, Chandler.

Get in last-minute holiday shopping

Head out to the East Valley School of Music on Dec. 21 to finish last-minute shopping at an event hosting 30 crafters and vendors with unique holiday gifts. Participate in raffles, games, a coloring contest, a bounce house, food trucks, a hot cocoa bar, and live music performances by students and staff. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. East Valley School of Music, 4835 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler.

Meet and take pictures with Santa Claus

Through Dec. 24, visitors of Chandler Fashion Center can get a photo with Santa. The Santa display is presented by HGTV and is located in the Macy's Court. Times vary per day. 3111 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler. 480-812-8488.


Arizona Railway Day is Feb. 29 in Chandler. (Courtesy city of Chandler)
Things to do this Saturday, Feb. 29, in Chandler

Here are several things to do this Saturday in Chandler.

Chandler airport plans for anticipated growth with master plan update

The City of Chandler is conducting a master plan update for its airport. The plan is likely to recommend a runway extension to accommodate for growth and allow the airport to compete with neighboring airports, officials said.

Chandler USD district headquarters (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chandler USD school board OKs purchase of furniture for new elementary school

The Chandler USD governing board approved the purchase of furntiture for the district's new school.

ADOT announced Feb. 26 that I-10 ramps to Loop 202 would be closed this week. (Courtesy Fotolia)
ADOT to close I-10 ramps to Loop 202 at night this week

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced Feb. 26 that I-10 ramps to eastbound Loop 202 in the Chandler area are scheduled to close overnight this week for pavement improvement work.

Jeremiah's Italian Ice is expected to open later this spring in Chandler. (Amy Ellsworth/Community Impact Newspaper)
Florida-based Jeremiah's Italian Ice coming to Chandler

A new Italian ice business is coming to Chandler.

Construction is ongoing as the Arizona Department of Transportation works to expand Loop 101 through Chandler. (Damien Hernandez/Community Impact Newspaper)
ADOT announces Loop 101 closures for this week

The Arizona Department of Transportation announced weekend closures and restrictions for Loop 101 through Chandler.

Clarivate Analytics will soon come to Chandler's Price Corridor. (Courtesy City of Chandler)
Clarivate Analytics inks lease for space in Chandler's Price Corridor

Clarivate expects to employ about 150 people at the Class A office building.

New gym to open in early March in Chandler

A new gym will open in early March in Chandler.

Things to do in Chandler this weekend, Feb. 22-25

Check out these events in Chandler this weekend.

Champions Barbershop now open in Chandler

The business, specializing in men’s haircuts and beard trims, in addition to other services, is located at 4040 S. Arizona Ave.

Pedal Haus Brewery is scheduled to open Feb. 21 in downtown Chandler. (Alexa D'Angelo/Community Imapct Newspaper)
Pedal Haus Brewery to open Feb. 21 in downtown Chandler

Pedal Haus Brewery is scheduled to open this week in Chandler.

The Arizona Department of Transportation will be closing parts of loops 101 and 202 this weekend. (Courtesy Condor 36/Adobe Stock)
Roadwork to cause closures on loops 101 and 202 in Chandler from Feb. 21-24

The Arizona Department of Transportation will be closing parts of Loop 101 and Loop 202 this weekend.

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