Carefree Hosts Great Pumpkin Commonwealth Weigh-Off During Enchanted Pumpkin Garden Event


This weekend, Carefree’ s Enchanted Pumpkin Garden becomes even more exciting with the addition of an official Great Pumpkin Commonwealth weigh-off. Several of the best giant gourd growers in the Southwest are bringing their obscenely large, fascinating, ginormous orange orbs to town Saturday, Oct. 19, 11am, at the Community Stage outside of Historic Spanish Village, […]

Recognize World Hunger Day at Foothills Empty Bowls — Event proceeds to assist area families in need


Friday, Oct. 18, the annual Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction to honor World Hunger Day will be held at Harold’s Cave Creek Corral, from 11am to 1pm. Sonoran Arts League of Cave Creek sponsors the event. All proceeds from the event benefit the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center. The popular art auction […]

Celebrate Cave Creek with a Second Night of Music, Drinks, Food & Fun


The annual celebration of all things Cave Creek kicked off Wednesday, Oct. 16, and continues tonight as the Town hosts the second day of its signature Taste of Cave Creek event. For 27 years, the Town of Cave Creek has offered this event as a chance for residents to mingle with neighbors, and for those […]

Join the Kiwanis Club of Carefree for Pancakes with a Purpose


The annual Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast will be held Nov. 9 in the in the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion of the Carefree Desert Gardens, 101 Easy Street, from 7am to 11am. Tickets can be purchased from a Kiwanis member or at the event. Adult tickets are $8; $4 for children 14 and under. The pancakes are “all […]

Kazimierz Wine and Whiskey Bar Hosts Esteban & Teresa Joy Nov. 2


Celebrated guitarist Esteban will perform an intimate music concert with his daughter and violinist Teresa Joy at 6pm, Saturday, Nov. 2, at Kazimierz Wine and Whiskey Bar, 7137 East Stetson Drive, in Scottsdale. Attendees will be treated to classical Spanish fusion with a contemporary rock influence as well as newly composed songs. Grammy award-winning drummer Joe Morris […]

SMoCA Announces 24 Artists in Fall Exhibition


Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) will premiere its first large-scale group exhibition of performance art, “Counter-Landscapes: Performative Actions from the 1970s – Now,” accompanied by a catalog and collaborative components, Oct. 26 — Jan. 19. In the history of the Museum, this is the first time its galleries will be dedicated to performance art, […]

From Foster Care to Life with a Forever Family


— By Clint Williams Aid to Adoption of Special Kids This is a story with a happy ending. Years of bouncing around in the Arizona foster care system have ended for Steven, a 10-year-old boy who gets good grades in school and loves to play basketball. He is now part of a forever family. While […]

LDV Winery Tasting Room Celebrates One Year


The LDV family invites guests to join them in celebrating the one-year anniversary of the LDV Winery Tasting Room Sunday, Oct. 20, from noon to 6pm at its Stetson Drive location in Old Town Scottsdale. In honor of this milestone, LDV Winery will be releasing its 2014 Grenache — a true representative of the winery’s […]

Local Health & Wellness Company Brings Organic Juice and ‘High Vibe’ Foods to New Scottsdale Location — Kaleidoscope Juice Opens Oct. 17


Kaleidoscope Juice announced that it will open its newest outlet at The Shops Gainey Village located at 8977 North Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale Thursday, Oct. 17. To celebrate the grand opening, guests will receive a free fresh press juice with any purchase Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 20. Plus, samples of other menu items such as […]

Artists League Auction Aims To Raise Awareness of Domestic Violence Issues — Support Local Organization


October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and as part of the Paint Phoenix Purple Campaign the Northeast Valley Artists League (NEVAL) will hold its Sixth Annual Silent Auction and Gallery Show. The auction begins Friday, Oct. 11, and ends Thursday, Oct. 17, at 5pm. Guests are invited to visit the gallery show at Shadow Mountain Senior […]