Living Water Lutheran Church Hosts Community Pet Festival


A free, family-friendly community event featuring furry friends and more will be held Sunday, Nov. 17. All people and pets are invited to attend this annual festival. Highlights include Blessing of the Animals, native wildlife rescued by the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, Elvis the Camel, Zuni the Mustang, cart rides for children by Nickel the […]

Cave Creek Archaeology Society Chapter Announces November Speaker


Mark Hackbarth M.A., RPA, will present “Recent Archaeological Investigations in the Foothills” at the Nov. 13 meeting of the Desert Foothills Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society. Three recent excavation projects near Cave Creek have identified small Classic, Sedentary, and earlier sites spanning a timeframe from AD 1–1250. All three project areas were used to […]

Jubilate Conservatory of Music Presents Composers in Concert


Jubilate Conservatory of Music will hold its annual Composers Concert event Nov. 9 at 1pm in Carefree. Composers both novice to professional will share their music at this 11th annual event. The Sicong Chen string quartet will start the concert off with compositions written for string quartet by students from Jubilate Conservatory of Music, a […]

Pinners Conference Returns to Scottsdale Nov. 8–9


The Pinners Conference returns to Scottsdale this month for two days of crafts, workshops, shopping and more. The event takes place at WestWorld of Scottsdale, located at 16601 North Pima Road, Friday, Nov. 8, and Saturday, Nov. 9, and features more than 100 classes taught by some of the nation’s top experts, influencers and creators as well as an […]

Wickenburg to Host Fortieth Annual Bluegrass Festival & Fiddle Championship


The Four Corner States Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival, Nov. 8–10, is sponsored by the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, and it is one of the oldest bluegrass festivals in the Southwest. Featured bands entertaining all three days at the festival are Chris Jones & The Night Drivers, Incidental Bluegrass, and The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys. Additionally, contestants will compete in […]

Youth & Teens Invited to Explore Desert Foothills Library This Month


The Desert Foothills Library offers a host of programming this month for area children and teens (and adults, too). From craft projects to science exploration, area residents are invited to join in the free programs offered at the library. All events are free, and no registration is needed, except where noted. Here are just a […]

NVAA Presents WILLY WONKA Nov. 7–9 at Shadow Mountain High School


The North Valley Arts Academy Theatre program (NVAA) and Shadow Mountain High School Drama Club present their fall musical, Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka, Nov. 7–9. The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on a visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. The story […]

Superintendent’s Message: Dr. John A. Kriekard, Scottsdale Unified School District


The 2019–20 school year is off and running, and our nearly 23,000 students continue to show us every day their curiosity and thirst for learning. Whether they are building a robot, their mathematics fluency or a theatrical set, Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) provides myriad opportunities that combine to prepare our learners for their future. […]

Russo and Steele Announces New Venue Location for 20th Anniversary Event


Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions will return home to Scottsdale at the epicenter of Arizona Car Week. Located just south of the North 101 Freeway and Scottsdale Road, the site will offer an array of dramatic improvements, including high profile visibility, easy access with ample parking, significantly larger display area and improved […]

Scottsdale Unified School District Launches Vaping Awareness Campaign


The Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) has taken to its social media channels to share information with parents and students about the health dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes to young people’s brains and bodies. “Vaping is becoming a national epidemic, and we know that many teenagers, and perhaps even parents, do not fully understand the […]