Get Ready To Devour The Valley’s Best

Culinary Classic returns Food, drink, art and artistry – all local, all ready to be devoured by Valley residents. The annual Devoured Culinary Classic returns to Phoenix Art Museum March 1-8. The event is about more than just food and drink – it is a celebration of the best that the Greater Phoenix area has […]


Caring Corps Celebrates Fifteen Years

Foothills Caring Corps has served elderly neighbors throughout Carefree, Cave Creek, North Scottsdale and North Phoenix for 15 years. The Caring Corps volunteers offer grocery shopping assistance, mobile meals, pet visiting, computer assistance, van service and much more. In 2013-14, the organization’s 575 volunteers donated more than 42,000 hours to assist 740 residents within Maricopa […]



David Schwan Resigns As Mayor of Carefree

After 12 years of serving the Town of Carefree, David Schwan resigned as mayor, effective 12pm, February 4. The resignation comes on the heels of his receiving a diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). “At present I am having increasing difficulty in fulfilling the duties and obligations of the Office of Mayor,” Schwan wrote in […]


Indulge The Senses With Chocolate & Art

Savor the romance of Valentine’s Day weekend at the Fourth Annual Carefree Festival of Fine Chocolate and Fine Art. The four-day festival runs February 12-15, at 101 Easy Street, in the Carefree Desert Gardens. This free event begins on Thursday from 12-5pm and continues Friday through Sunday, 10am-5pm. Attendees will feast their eyes on over […]


Back For Another Round: Arizona Cocktail Week

Arizona’s statewide salute to cocktails and cocktail culture is back for another round as the fourth annual Arizona Cocktail Week (AZCW) returns February 14-21. The 2015 AZCW has a bigger and better line up including the Last Slinger Standing competition and even more pop-up bars at the Top Bars of America event. A highlight is […]


Seventh Annual Carefree Christmas Festival

Downtown Carefree transforms into a Winter Wonderland December 12-14 A three-day, two-night celebration with real snow, an electric light parade and a fireworks extravaganza, welcomes in the holidays at the seventh annual Carefree Christmas Festival, December 12-14. The tiny town of Carefree, located just north of the Scottsdale and most famously known for its over-sized […]


Visitors Bureau Launches Holiday Campaign

The Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau launched the third year of its holiday campaign, an effort to increase hotel occupancy from November 21 through January 9, a need-time period for the local tourism industry. This year, the campaign is targeted at adults 35-54 years old from target markets who may not have traditional holiday plans […]

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Special Section: 2014 Wild West Days

The Town of Cave Creek and the Cave Creek Merchants & Events Association presents the premiere destination event celebrating the town’s grand western heritage, October 29 – November 2. Wild West Days will offer western family entertainment for residents and visitors alike. The 11th Annual Wild West Days section begins on page 27. Visit

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