01 October . 2017
October: Estrella Events Round-up
While Estrella hosts a full calendar of activities that are only for community members (residents, please see the events calendar at lifeinestrella.com for the full list), a variety of events are also open to residents, their guests and non-residents alike. So come explore the wonderful Estrella community.
Oct. 9: Trivia Night (residents and their guests)
Know any smarty pants? Add them to your four-person trivia team at Starpointe Residents Club. You must sign up before noon on Oct. 9; the entrance fee is $5/person (which gets you pizza, soda, and water plus awesome prizes for the winner); the games begin at 6:30 p.m. Residents, if you bring a guest, be sure to use your guest pass or the guest fee of $5.
Oct. 14: Yacht Club Sailing Class (residents only)
Once a month, instructors from the Estrella Yacht Club offer residents a hands-on sailing lesson on the beautiful Estrella North Lake. The lessons are first-come, first-serve, sign-ups begin around 9:45 a.m., and official lessons begin at 10 a.m. The age minimum is eight years old and instructors recommend residents bring the following list of items:
• water shoes
• hats that won’t blow off in the wind
• disposable water bottles (don’t bring a fancy one in case you drop it!)
Oct. 20-22: SeaWind Nat’l Championships (open to the public)
Join members of the West Valley R/C Mariners for a three-day racing event at Estrella South Lake. The event, featuring races of motorized, miniature watercraft, is free to spectators. More info: https://sites.google.com/site/westvalleyrcmariners/
Oct. 20: Halloween ScreamFest (residents and their guests)
Come enjoy the family-friendly fun of the Estrella Halloween event, complete with haunted houses and hayrides, a costume parade/contest, DJ, dancing and much more. Pre-sale tickets at Starpointe will run through Oct. 17. All people ages 3+ will be required to get a ticket. And if you bring a guest, be sure to useyour guest pass or the additional guest fee of $5. Ticket prices:
• Pre-sale: $5
• At the door: $10
Oct. 21: Estrella Lakeside Farmers Market (open to the public)
Join us for the first farmers market of the season from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.! Come out to North Lake to enjoy local fare, good company and great shopping. Merchants from across the Valley will showcase specialty items, locally grown produce, fresh breads, pastries, local artwork and more. Here are some of the great vendors that attendees can expect to see this month.
Oct. 21-22: Estrella Tour of Homes (open to the public)
The 2017 Fall Tour of Homes welcomes visitors October 21-22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., offering attendees the ability to view more than 80 properties including model homes, custom home sites, quick move-ins and resale homes. Learn more about this great event.
Oct. 22: Holiday Portraits (residents only)
It’s that time of year again – the pre-holiday season sprint. Check a holiday to-do item off your list by scheduling a 15-minute holiday portrait session at North Lake. Booked on a first-come, first-serve basis, the sessions cost $50 per family, will run from 2-5:45 p.m. and can be booked at Starpointe through Oct. 8. See examples at www.capturedaz.com
October 30: Halloween Home Decorating Contest (residents only)
Is your house going to be the most festive on the block for Halloween? Sign up for the Estrella Halloween Home Decorating Contest, where prizes will be awarded for spookiest home, most family friendly and best in show. Online registration runs through Oct. 13. All homes must be decorated by Oct. 27. Register here.
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