DAC Presents ‘Raptors in Your Backyard — Up Close’


Area residents have probably seen hawks circling overhead and heard the owls hooting in the evening and early morning, but they may not have a grasp of the true superpowers these birds exhibit.  At the next Desert Awareness Committee (DAC) seminar, guests will not only see them up close, but will be more aware of […]

Inaugural Black Mountain Round-Up To Be Held Nov. 23 in Cave Creek


Valley residents are invited to dust off their boots and spurs and join 3,000 plus family and friends to see and support Cave Creek’s first Black Mountain Round-Up, scheduled for Nov. 23, at 7pm, at the Cave Creek Memorial Arena. Dan Baker’s Rodeo Productions and stock contractor Cody Reeser put together the toughest bulls and […]

Foothills Food Bank Seeks Adopt-A-Family Sponsors for Families


CAVE CREEK — Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center seeks donors to brighten the holiday season for children, families and seniors in the northern Arizona foothills community as part of the food bank’s 17th annual Adopt-a-Family program. Foothills Food Bank is working with hundreds of individuals donors as well as more than a dozen local organizations and churches […]

Nativities of the World Display Planned for November at Desert Foothills Library


CAVE CREEK — Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center will sponsor the eighth annual Nativities of the World fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 30, from 10am to 4pm, and Sunday, Dec. 1, from 11am to 3pm. The nativity scenes, which will be displayed at Desert Foothills Library, will be on loan from local community residents. More than […]

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 […]

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 […]