Explore The McDowell Sonoran Preserve


Free family Sundays kick off in The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy works with the City of Scottsdale to champion and protect the McDowell Sonoran Preserve for this and future generations. More than 650 Steward volunteers provide their time and talents to help residents and visitors experience, enjoy and learn from the Sonoran Desert on the 30,580-acre […]

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 […]

First Light Viewing Party To Be Held


Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) at Black Mountain will unveil its 14-inch Cassegrain telescope for a first light viewing party September 14, from 7–9:45pm. “First light” refers to the first time that a telescope is used to take an astronomical image. The telescope, located on the PVCC at Black Mountain campus, collects 3,136 times more […]

Celebrating Arizona’s ‘Independents’


Independents Week is Arizona’s only weeklong celebration of local businesses that also lets residents save money while shopping local. Pick up a Golden Coupon from Local First Arizona and use it July 1–9 to receive a 20 percent discount at hundreds of independent Arizona businesses. Learn more at http://www.localfirstaz.com.

Cave Creek Restaurants & Area Businesses To Host July Fireworks Extravaganza


Celebrate Independence Day early at one of the Valley’s biggest parties. Cave Creek’s spectacular “3rd of July Fireworks Extravaganza” takes place after sunset Monday, July 3, and is being hosted by Harold’s Corral, 6895 East Cave Creek Road; Roadhouse, 6900 East Cave Creek Road; and The Buffalo Chip Saloon, 6811 East Cave Creek Road, in […]

Treat Mom To A Taste Of The Vineyard


In celebration of Mother’s Day Sunday, May 14, Arizona-based Carlson Creek Vineyard is offering all moms a complimentary wine tasting and cake bites at both its Scottsdale and Willcox tasting rooms. The tasting will also include its best-selling Sweet Adeline Riesling, named after the Carlson’s grandmother who enjoyed a sweeter wine. For additional information, call 520.766.3000 or visit www.carlsoncreek.com.

Annual Balloon Festival Celebrates The Red, White And Blue


The Eighth Annual Cave Creek Balloon Festival, presented by Tonto Bar and Grill and Aerial Solutions, is scheduled for Saturday, May 27, form 5:30-10pm, at Rancho Mañana Golf Course’s driving range. The event includes great live bands, massive glowing balloons, everyone’s favorite fireworks show and a celebration of a red, white and blue Memorial Day […]

Show Some Love For Your ‘Mother’


Celebrate Earth Day at family-friendly event Keep Phoenix Beautiful and Republic Services present the Eighth Annual Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 22, from 11am-4pm, at Steele Indian School Park. Enjoy a day at the park while learning from various exhibitors on how to live a greener lifestyle and better take care of “Mother Earth.” In […]

Celebrate Forty Years Of Rodeo and Western Heritage


2017 Cave Creek Rodeo Days Cave Creek Rodeo Days is slated to take place Saturday, March 25, through Sunday, April 2, celebrating the town’s Western heritage, and the 40-year anniversary of continuous Pro Rodeo Cowboy Association events in Cave Creek. The all-volunteer community celebration is sponsored by Sanderson Ford, and supported by the Town of […]

“Don’t Give Up Hope”


Carefree discovers New Year’s inspiration The Town of Carefree welcomed in the New Year with a heartfelt art installment by actor/director/artist Jack Millard of his “Little Boat of Hope,” which was found by town staff along the reflecting pool in the Desert Gardens underneath the iconic Carefree Sundial on the morning of January 4, 2017. […]