Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming events at Robson Ranch

February 2: An Evening of Helping Kids Help Themselves—to support the Culinary Arts Program at Santa Cruz Valley Unified High School (Eloy High School). Students from the Culinary Arts Program will prepare and serve the banquet in the Hermosa Ballroom. The doors/bar open at 5:00 p.m., dinner will be at 6:00 p.m. and Time Bandits will play 7:00-9:00 p.m. for your dancing and listening pleasure. The menu will be salad, Italian meatloaf, pappardelle pasta with mushroom jus sauce and dessert. The cost is $32 pp, which includes dinner, taxes, gratuity and $6 donation to the Eloy High School Culinary Arts Program. Purchase your tickets at the reception desk in the Ranch House Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

February 4: Lou Nelson performs a tribute to Tom Jones in the Hermosa Ballroom. The doors/bar open at 6:00 p.m. and the show is at 7:00 p.m. There will be open seating. Tickets are $20pp for homeowners and $25pp for non-homeowners. Purchase your tickets at the reception desk in the Ranch House Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

February 13: Valentine Sweetheart Dinner Dance in the Hermosa Ballroom. The doors/bar open at 5:00 p.m., dinner is at 6:00 p.m. and live entertainment by Urban Country for your dancing and listening pleasure from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The menu: coconut shrimp, Siracha sauce, grilled citrus Mahi-Mahi or chicken coq au vin, roasted red potatoes, veggie medley, rolls and red velvet cake. Tickets are $50pp ($60 non-homeowner) and can be purchased at the reception desk in the Ranch House Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

February 14: NPA Concert Series presents Robbie Howard, singing impressionist, “A Shower of Las Vegas Stars,” bringing an eclectic repertoire aimed squarely at the baby boomer: Eric Clapton, Barry Manilow, Tom Jones, Joe Cocker, Bob Dylan, Righteous Brothers, Julio Iglesius, Jim Morrison, Cat Stevens, Bee Gees, Neil Diamond, Peter Noone, Kenny Rogers, Garth Brooks, Redd Foxx, Beatles and more. There are still a few tickets left for purchase at the reception desk in the Ranch House for $18 pp/$20 non-homeowner.

February 15: Rod Stewart Tribute Show in the Hermosa Ballroom. The doors/bar open at 6:00 p.m. and the show is at 7:00 p.m. This event is open seating. Purchase your tickets at the reception desk in the Ranch House Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 pp and $25 non-homeowners.

February 17: Senior Resource Expo from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in the Hermosa Ballroom. There will be dozens of local vendors responsible for the exceptional products and services the Eloy/Casa Grande area has to offer. Everyone attending is entered into a prize drawing at 10:45 a.m. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

February 20: Desert Fest from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. will have live musical entertainment, wine tastings, food trucks, vendors, exhibits and Running Bear Art Show.

February 22: Ranch House Throwdown, A Culinary Competition in the Hermosa Ballroom. You will eat and drink and vote for your favorites. Three chefs will compete in the culinary competition, three bartenders will compete in the cocktail competition, Executive Chef Austin will provide Bananas Foster, Time Bandits will provide music for your listening and dancing pleasure and you will receive a souvenir Throwdown logo cocktail glass. The doors/bar open at 4:15 p.m., food and cocktails at 5:00 p.m. Tickets are $60 pp/$70 non-homeowner and may be purchased at the reception desk in the Ranch House. Ticket sales will end February 15.

February 28: NPA Concert Series presents Dick Hardwick, the happiest face in comedy today. Due to unforeseen circumstances, Dick Hardwick will be replacing comedian Dan Nainan for this show. Dick has traveled the world and toured with Reba McEntire, Johnny Mathis and Kenny Chesney to name a few. He brings a unique brand of down-home humor to the stage and weaves many different musical instruments into his act, a couple you may never have heard live! There are still a few tickets left for purchase at the reception desk in the Ranch House at $18 pp/$20 non-homeowner.