Mayors Proclaim March 2 ‘Dr. Seuss Day’ at the Library


‘Storytime’ events to be held throughout the month Carefree Mayor Les Peterson and Cave Creek Mayor Ernie Bunch signed a joint proclamation declaring Desert Foothills Library’s commitment to children’s literacy and promoting reading in our community in honor of Dr. Seuss’s Birthday. March 2 is Dr. Seuss’s 115th birthday, and Desert Foothills Library will celebrate […]

Enjoy Two Weekends of Fun During Cave Creek Rodeo Days


Whether you grew up on a ranch or moved here from a big city, you’ll love the excitement of Cave Creek Rodeo Days. Now in its 42nd year, with Sanderson Ford as the 2019 title sponsor, the rodeo performances will take place at Cave Creek Memorial Arena March 22–24 with three thrilling PRCA rodeo performances featuring top-ranking […]

Show Some Love for Your Library in February


Matching grant gift to support youth and teen services Desert Foothills Library announced February as “I Love My Library Month.” The event was initiated in response to an anonymous matching grant gift to raise up to $15,000 to enhance youth and teen educational services and programs at the library. With just four weeks to raise […]

Cactus Shadows Boys Basketball Heads to State


In mid-January, Cactus Shadows High School (CSHS) Basketball head coach Zach Washut, who is a Cave Creek resident, shared that CSHS Falcons Boys Basketball is having a great season. The team was tied for first in the Region, No. 6 overall in the State, and headed to the State tournament. “We are currently 15–2 and […]

Cave Creek Unified Education Foundation “Grants the District”


The Cave Creek Unified Education Foundation (CCUEF) is best known for its yearly showcasing of musical talent, Rock the District, which not only grows, presents and applauds our students’ musical talents, but raises much needed dollars for our classrooms. Last semester, CCUEF celebrated the Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) teachers whose grants were funded […]

Thunderbird Artists Gallery Opens in Carefree


After 37 years of producing award-winning, juried fine art and wine festivals, Thunderbird Artists is expanding to open its first fine art gallery, Thunderbird Artists Gallery, in Carefree Thursday, Dec. 6. The new gallery, located at 99 Easy Street, Suite 235, will showcase and sell the works of renowned artists, including David Bennett, Guilloume, Jacinthe Dugal-Lacroix, Sandy […]

Carefree to Host Annual Veterans Day Honor


In commemoration of their service, the Town of Carefree is privileged to host its 10th annual Veterans Day Honor and Celebration Sunday, Nov. 11, from 3–5pm, in the Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy Street, at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion stage. This year’s celebration will reflect on the 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending World War […]

Explore Your Desert Home During ‘Discover Day’


Join Desert Foothills Land Trust to discover the wonder and beauty of our Sonoran Desert home with a day of outdoor experiences and hands-on education at the Jewel of the Creek Preserve. Desert Discover Day takes place Saturday, Nov. 17, 10am–2pm. Follow a discovery map for a personal adventure along the Harry Dalton Trail. Explore […]

Enchanted Pumpkin Garden Returns for Fourth Year


Enjoy live carving demonstrations and magical Halloween festivities Halloween invades the Town of Carefree in the form of whimsical pumpkin carvings from master sculptor Ray Villafane and the Villafane Studios team for a fourth year. The Enchanted Pumpkin Garden, a free admission, one-of-a-kind fall festival celebrating the magic of the season, takes place Oct. 19–28, […]

Mix, Mingle & Savor Local Flavors


The outdoor, open-air setting of Stagecoach Village in historic Cave Creek will host more than 30 area restaurants, along with quality purveyors of craft beer, wine and spirits, to showcase the best that the town and the state has to offer. An annual celebration of local flavors, The Taste of Cave Creek returns Oct. 17–18. […]