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Cave Creek Events 2017

Cave Creek, Arizona: Cave Creek Live features Cave Creek Arizona's events, as well as events in Carefree, and neighboring Arizona areas. Live music, western events, retail & shopping, city events, art shows, restaurants and more.  Please visit us often or make us your home page for date by date events and then if you are not a local...come visit Cave Creek, Arizona!  Things to do in this beautiful, unique, western town: Click here for Cave Creek Featured Events

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Winter RoundUp II at Frontier Town Cave Creek

Annual "Winter RoundUp II" is here. Book your tickets early and come enjoy the fun. New location, New Vendors, Great Food and Fun for the whole family. Live Music by "Pick O' The Litter", Food Cooked by Lootnbootybbq, Dirty Tequila, and much more!

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Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction

Online auction will help feed hungry in need
Proceeds to benefit Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center

cave creek event glass bowlsCave Creek, Arizona – On Friday, October 20, 2017, the annual Foothills Empty Bowls Lunch & Art Auction 2017 to honor World Hunger Day will be held at Harold’s Corral, Ariz., in Cave Creek, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The event is sponsored by Sonoran Arts League of Cave Creek, Ariz.

According to Pam DiPietro, executive director of Foothills Food Bank, this year the organization is adding a new feature to its Empty Bowls event. The online auction will be on the food bank’s website, foothillsfoodbank.com, which gives people the opportunity to bid on 60 fine art and craft items donated by renowned local artists.

“We are excited to offer this auction online so people who support this worthy cause can spend the quality time they need to research the bid items,’ says DiPietro. “This has always been an amazing event with a great turnout, but this year we will take Empty Bowls to a new level with the online auction.”

Carole Perry, who created the festival in the northern desert foothills more than 17 years ago, says online bidding will begin September 20 and be available to bidders throughout the celebration. Perry says 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center, and will support its ongoing effort to provide emergency food and services to area families in need of assistance.

Lunch will be served in handmade ceramic or glass bowls. Individuals are encouraged to donate $15 to the cause and select their own unique bowl made by Arizona artists, and keep it as a lasting reminder of world hunger.

The Foothills Empty Bowls & Art Auction 2017 is sponsored by the Sonoran Arts League, Harold’s Corral, Marjon Ceramics and Laguna Clay. Other donors are Saguaro and Cactus Shadows High School students, Paradise Valley Community College ceramics students and local potters and artists who make and donate the bowls and auction items.

For more information, call 480.488.1145. Proceeds benefit the Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center. Harold’s Corral is located at 6895 E. Cave Creek Road.

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Shred-a-Thon to benefit Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center

cave creek shredathonCave Creek, Arizona – On Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, the public is invited to participate in the sixth annual Shred-A-Thon. The shredding event will be held at the Mariachi Plaza, which is located at 7171 East Cave Creek Road. Donations of cash, food and gift cards will benefit Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center. The event is being sponsored by Carefree, Ariz.-based Gustafson & Associates, an accounting and tax business.

The Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center provides emergency food, financial assistance and other life necessities and resources to individuals and families in the desert foothills, which encompasses a 180-square mile area that includes Black Canyon City, Cave Creek, Carefree, Anthem, Desert Hills, New River, north Scottsdale and north Phoenix.

Visit Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center, at www.foothillsfoodbank.com or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center is located at 6038 E. Hidden Valley Drive in Cave Creek, Ariz., or call 480.488.1145.

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Library Events for November, plan now!

LIBRARY FEATURE EVENT

Thursday, November 9, 4 – 5 p.m.

cave creek library eventsLifelong Vitality Happy Hour

Mingle and meet new friends. Singles and couples welcome! Phyllis Strupp, award-winning author and brain training expert, will briefly speak about the A-B-Cs of brain health and the best forms of brain training to improve neuroplasticity and get better with age. Her latest book is Better with Age: The Ultimate Guide to Brain Training. Learn more at www.phyllisstrupp.info. Q & A to follow. Complimentary wine and cheese platter will be included in this delightful gathering. RSVP requested for planning; space is limited. RSVP: 480-488-2286.

LIBRARY FEATURE EVENT

Monday, November 13th & 20th, 10 a.m. – Noon

Sketching & Drawing: 2 – Part Series

Get your artistic juices going! This is not "Art for Art's Sake." Roberta Kritzia, noted Art Instructor, will introduce the group to a Classical approach to Rendering in Fine Art. Don't put this off...it's better than therapy and you can't buy the feeling of creativity at the pharmacy. Register: 480-488-2286 Cost: $39 (includes materials).

November 10, 1 – 3 p.m. (2nd Fridays)

Around the World in 9 Films: the Best in International Cinema

Movies are a great way to learn about different cultures -- how people live, love, laugh, and cope with hardships and tragedy. This series will explore films from nine different countries, each one telling the story of individuals caught up in conflicts unique to their culture and country and yet, at the same time, linking a thread of humanity that stretches across the globe. A post-film discussion, facilitated by Gary Zaro, Humanities Professor from Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC), will follow. This Month: The Lunchbox (104 min.). India. Register: 480-488-2286.

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Sonoran Arts Fridays!

Discover where your creativity will take you. Join the Sonoran Arts League, the Gallery at el el Pedregal, and the Boulders Resort and Spa for an art walk through the Pedregal Center featuring artwork in six galleries, featured artist demonstrations, and a chance to mingle with other art enthusiasts. 

Every Friday, 4-7 pm, free

cave creek eventsThe Sonoran Arts League has teamed up with The Boulders Resort and Spa to create The Gallery at el Pedregal. The collaborate effort between the Sonoran Arts League and The Boulders Resort and Spa features one-of-a-kind fine art from Sonoran Arts League artists in a variety of mediums.  

Featuring a new rotation of artwork and artists every four months, The Gallery always offers something new and unique. Guests may also visit other associate galleries throughout the el
Pedregal Center to view even more fine art: Agave Gallery, Mesquite Gallery, Juniper Gallery, Tohono Gallery and Palo Verde Gallery (located in the Palo Verde Restaurant at the Boulders Resort). Additionally, Artists in Residence are in The Gallery daily to speak with guests and demonstrate their techniques.

Rotation of artwork occurs:
March - June, July - October, and  November - February

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It's Flooding down in Texas! HURRICANE HELP NEEDED

TO DONATE TO RELIEF EFFORTS

Cave Creek please help texasThe most effective way to support disaster survivors in their recovery is to donate money and time to trusted, reputable, voluntary or charitable organizations.

Cash donations offer voluntary agencies and faith-based organizations the most flexibility to address urgently developing needs. With cash in hand, these organizations can obtain needed resources nearer to the disaster location. This inflow of cash also pumps money back into the local economy and helps local businesses recover faster.

Please do not donate unsolicited goods such as used clothing, miscellaneous household items, medicine, or perishable foodstuffs at this time. When used personal items are donated, the helping agencies must redirect their staff away from providing direct services to survivors in order to sort, package, transport, warehouse, and distribute items that may not meet the needs of disaster survivors.

Donate through a trusted organization.  At the national level, many voluntary-, faith- and community-based organizations are active in disasters, and are trusted ways to donate to disaster survivors. Individuals, corporations, and volunteers, can learn more about how to help on the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (NVOAD) website.

In addition to the national members, The Texas Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (Texas VOAD) has a list of vetted disaster relief organizations providing services to survivors.  Texas VOAD represents more than three dozen faith-based, community, nonprofit and non-governmental organizations.    

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Thank You! from CCOOC!

CAVE CREEK OLIVE OIL COCAVE CREEK OLIVE OIL COMPANY

We wanted to send you all a great big thank you for making our 3 year birthday celebration an extra special day! We greatly appreciate your patience with waiting in the longer than usual lines! :) We had a tremendous day and had such a blast seeing your smiling faces that day! We would not be here without you loyal friends that support us and keep us going all year long. Grateful, truly we are!!

"We would love for you come in and visit with us, but if you are out of town, you can still enjoy by ordering our excellent product line – online! Just head to our online store to click and stock your shelves with specialty goods from the Cave Creek Olive Oil Company.  If you are in Cave Creek drop by, relax and enjoy some classic western charm and friendly customer service while tasting our premium olive oils and balsamic vinegars." - CCOOC

Book your Free Private Tasting Party!  Book in store, or by phone
         
CLICK FOR MORE ABOUT CCOOC! AND TO ORDER!
 

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2017 Gift From Bartlett Lake Marina!

Lake Bartlett MarinaBartlett Lake Marina is offering a Pontoon Boat Rental and/or Ski Boat Rental for a full week day (Mon-Thur, Excluding Holidays). We are offering a 20 foot Pontoon Boat that will hold 8 people comfortably and/or a 18.5 foot Ski Boat that will hold 5 people comfortably. This deal is only available to the first 150 people. Your purchase can be used till December 15, 2017. Please read the Fine Print for more details. For more information about Bartlett Lake Marina please return soon for Cave Creek Live's new Lake Bartlett Marina section or refer to their website at www.bartlettlake.com.

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Rock Art of Spur Cross

spur cross ranch cave creekThe petroglyphs found in Spur Cross were created hundreds of years ago by the Hohokam people.

Come and walk in their footsteps as we visit a few of the more impressive sites in the conservation area during this two hour hike. (moderate)

Call: 480-488-6601  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for hike details, locations etc.

 

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Kiwanis splash pad "Kiwani"

kiwanis of CarefreeKnown affectionately as Kiwani, the splash pad is open to all ages and adds excitement to Carefree’s town core. Be sure to join your Kiwanis friends in bringing life to this amazing water feature.

 

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Venues Presents Cruiz-In Car Club Show

 
Saturdays at 8 a.m.
 
 
 
Breakfast Buffet and Hot Rods!
We offer a Breakfast Platter for $9.95...the car guys love it!!
Two Eggs, any style, sausage, bacon, potatoes, fruit and toast

Contact Us for reservations or information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
 

 

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Silver Spur wins Arizona Wild West Fest "Kick'n & Pick'n" music contest

cave creek live AWWF awardThe Silver Spur Saloon and Restaurant took part in the 2017 "Kick'n & Pick'n" music contest that is one of the events the Arizona Wild West Festival organizes and produces each year in Cave Creek Arizona.  The Silver Spur Saloon and Restaurant entered the band the T -Bone Bastards and won the award guitar pictured that goes to the year's winner, and a framed personalized award. Last year 2016, Harold's Corral won the prize presenting the band: AZ blacktop. Judges said "this year's contest was a tough call, all the entries were excellent". After coming down to a tight call between runner up Danny Romero (who represented the Horny Toad Restaurant) and played some originals, judges votes made T -Bone Bastards  & The Silver Spur Saloon and Restaurant winners of the 2017 Kick'n & Pick'n western music contest.  Judges were looking for "most western" regardless of genre and the T -Bone Bastards presented the best. Judges said next year a requirements may include original music. Thank you to all who participated... more next year with the Arizona Wild West Fest "Kick'n & Pick'n" music contest.

 

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