MICHAEL McDONALD - JUNE 7

Michael McDonald performs at Celebrity Theater Tuesday night. His 40 year career includes six years with the Doobie Brothers, from 1976 to 1982.  After that, Michael McDonald released 8 solo albums. Michael McDonald has also collaborated with Patti LaBelle, Van Halen, and Aretha Franklin.  7:30 p.m. $50-$90. www.celebritytheater.com

 

SCOTTSDALE OLD TOWN FARMERS MARKET

Just one Saturday left for Scottsdale’s Old Town Farmers Market. After June 11, the farmers market will close for the summer. The market features local growers and specialty food producers that sell organic and pesticide-free produce not to mention seasonal specialties such as flowers, fresh artisan breads, and local cheeses. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. www.arizonafarmersmarkets.com

 

SHREK THE MUSICAL, JR.

Through June 26 at Desert Stages Theatre, you can sit back and enjoy a performance of Shrek The Musical, Jr. that’s based on the Oscar-winning film and Broadway music. It’s described an an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.  $15. www.desertstages.org

 

ARTWALK

The Scottsdale Arts District’s ArtWalk is June 9, 16, 23, and 30 every Thursday night.  Stroll through the ArtWalk path and art galleries. There are plenty of restaurants nearby along with ice cream shops. 7-9 p.m.  Free. www.scottsdalegalleries.com

 

MOON OVER BUFFALO

Now through July 24 at Desert Stages Theatre, take in a performance on Moon Over Buffalo, featuring traveling actors who are performing at a theater in Buffalo. Then, a famous film director calls. Will the actors get their chance at Hollywood? 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.  $22-$25 www.desertstages.org

 

SUMMER SPLASH TUESDAYS

Desert Ridge Marketplace is hosting Summer Splash Tuesdays from June 7-July 28. It’s great fun for kids! Located near the shopping center’s splash pad, kids enjoy prizes, games, and activities. At Summer Splash Tuesdays, kids can also meet their favorite characters such as Captain America, Batman, and Superman. 11 a.m.-12 p.m.  Free. www.shopdesertridge.com