Enchanted Pumpkin Garden Returns To Carefree


The Halloween spirit will invade the Town of Carefree for its third year in the form of whimsical pumpkin carvings from master sculptor Ray Villafane and the Villafane Studios team (www.villafanestudios.com). The Enchanted Pumpkin Garden will be woven throughout the four-acre Carefree Desert Gardens. This free admission, one-of-a-kind fall festival celebrates incredible artistry and enchantment […]

Savor Local Flavor At The Taste of Cave Creek


The Town of Cave Creek will once again host its premier event, The Taste of Cave Creek. From Bryan’s Black Mountain BBQ to Z’s Asian Fusion, the two-day Taste of Cave Creek will represent the eclectic mix that Cave Creek is most known for. Marshal Adam Stein is once again heading up the Taste of […]

Western Lifestyle, Open Spaces & Vibrant Town Life: It’s Time To Celebrate Cave Creek!


The 2017–18 Cave Creek season officially returns in October, and area residents can get a preview of all the fun in this month’s Cave Creek Special Events pullout. The issue highlights everything from celebrating the area’s best food and drinks, to experiencing its Western heritage — and everything in between. Kicking off the season is […]

Rock the District Musicians To Shake the Lake


Music will rock the waves of Bartlett Lake Marina when several of Rock the District’s teen performers will Shake the Lake Saturday, September 23, from 11am–5pm. Admission to the lake concert event is $10, which includes all entertainment — the incredible music, a water slide, dunk tank and water balloon splash. For $50, participants receive […]

Get Ready To Celebrate Cave Creek


The 2017–18 Cave Creek season officially returns in October, and area residents will enjoy a preview of all the fun with the CITYSunTimes Cave Creek Special Events pullout in September. The issue will highlight everything from celebrating the area’s best food and drinks, to experiencing its Western heritage — and everything in between. “Cave Creek […]

Escape The Heat & Discover The Great Indoors!


Summer classes at Holland Community Center Foothills Community Foundation (FCF) offers an abundance of ways for residents to beat the heat while having fun and meeting new people this summer. FCF hosts classes and programs at the Holland Community Center year-round, but when the heat is on, a friendly respite may be just what is […]

Early Education Gets Boost From Kiwanis Donation


Financially strapped working parents with preschool age children will continue to get a helping hand with preschool tuition. On May 10, Kiwanis Club of Carefree presented a $20,000 check to Gina Durbin, director of Education & Community Services (ECS), a department of the Cave Creek Unified School District (www.ccusd93.org). The funds will provide Kiwanis Preschool […]

Powering The Community


Chamber honors standout business leaders Working together as a community is vital for the Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce to continue strengthening the local business environment with resources, networking, educational opportunities and advocacy. The power of the Chamber comes from the strength and support of its members, ambassadors and sponsors who work together toward […]

Carefree Hosts ‘Art In The Garden’ In April


Education and Community Services (ECS), a department of the Cave Creek Unified School District (CCUSD) will host Art in the Garden Saturday, April 8, 8-11am. The morning of free family art activities, literary and art contest, art exhibitions and entertainment by local school groups, takes place in partnership with the Kiwanis Club of Carefree at […]

Carefree Welcomes Back Sand Sculpting – Adds Stone Exhibit


The Town of Carefree welcomes world renowned artist and sculptor, Ray Villafane, back to create sand art like no other within the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion, Carefree Desert Gardens starting March 4. Villafane (www.villafanestudios.com) for the first time has invited professional stone balancer Tim Anderson (www.keystonebalance.com), a Pennsylvania native, to join him the weekend of March […]