A busy start to 2015

There are a lot of exciting things happening in and around Estrella during the first quarter of the New Year. Below are some of the highlights on these upcoming events.

The Estrella Lakeside Farmers Market is in full swing and will be held the third Saturday of the month through April. Be sure to stop by between 10am and 2pm to browse a variety of booths from local merchants at this free event. For more information call 623-386-1000.

On February 28, Estrella will host the Flavor Run™—a 5k similar to a color run but utilizing blasts of 100% safe, FDA approved, delicious fruit flavored color powder. This unique family friendly event engages all of the senses—especially taste and smell! Regularly hosted throughout the East Coast, Estrella’s event will mark the first time The Flavor Run has taken place west of the Mississippi. The event will benefit Playworks Arizona, a local nonprofit that utilizes the power of play to strengthen kids, schools, and communities. For more information or to register visit FlavorRun.com

Estrella’s fourth Tour Of Homes will be held on March 28 and 29. At the two-day community-wide open house event visitors can tour more than 80 homes including models, move-in ready, and quick move-in homes as well as resale homes and custom homesites. Maps to the homes will be available at the Estrella Information Center. Call 623-386-1000 for more information.

Save the date for the second Goodyear Lakeside Music Fest at Estrella on April 11. The day-long event is designed to be a true celebration of arts and culture and will feature more than half a dozen bands from a wide range of genres. The free event is open to the public and will include an arts expo and variety of food vendors. Stay up-to-date with event news by following #GLMFest on social media.

Outside of Estrella, the greater Phoenix area is bustling with major events this time of year including the 2015 Pro Bowl, Waste Management Phoenix Open, Super Bowl XLIX, and of course, Spring Training.

Get pumped up for the big game at the January 24 – February 1 NFL Experience Engineered by GMC. Hosted at the Phoenix Convention Center, the 22nd annual NFL Experience will feature games, displays, entertainment attractions, youth football clinics, and free autograph sessions from current and former NFL players. From January 28 to February 1, Verizon Super Bowl Central will transform Downtown Phoenix into a hub for outdoor fan and family friendly football-themed activities. For more information on these events and additional ways to get into the spirit of the game check out azsuperbowl.com.