Free ‘Emi Sunshine and the Rain’ concert Oct. 17 at Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

Emi Sunshine and the Rain are to perform a free concert at the Queen Creek Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Oct. 17. The Americana and Gospel group’s band members are Emi Sunshine, lead vocals and ukulele; Randall Hamilton, bass; Bobby Hill, drums; and Johnathon Letner, mandolin, according to bandsintown.com. The Queen Creek PAC is […]

Queen Creek pets encouraged to enter Halloween costume contest

What do you call a goat in a hat, a horse with wings and a dog in goggles? Ready for Queen Creek’s pet costume contest at Trunk or Treat. Presented by Rodeo Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram, an Earnhardt Dealership, Trunk or Treat offers fun for the entire family, even four-legged friends. Taking place 5-9 […]

Queen Creek ballerina Keira cast as Clara for The Nutcracker

A Queen Creek ballerina is preparing for her leading role as Clara in the holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Keira Hattenburg, 11, will transform into Clara, a young girl who falls asleep and dreams about a prince, for two shows on Dec. 15 as Brooksher Ballet presents its annual production of The Nutcracker at the Queen […]

Beat the heat discovering QC Splash Pad after hours at the Luau Party, July 14

The town of Queen Creek invites you to its Splash Pad after hours Luau Party from 6 to 8 p.m on Saturday, July 14. In honor of National Park and Recreation Month, the event at Founders’ Park, 22407 S. Ellsworth Road, is an opportunity to grab your lei and beat the heat as fun is […]

RhibaFarms to host six local chefs in fundraiser dinner

Rather than bring the farm to their tables, six local chefs and a craft brewer are bringing the tables to the farm. James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Bianco headlines a fundraising dinner Saturday, May 19 in support of RhibaFarms, 40792 N. Rattlesnake Road in San Tan Valley. Joining Mr. Bianco are Jason McGrath, Craig Plevack […]

Shemer Art Center seeking work of local artists for upcoming exhibit

The Shemer Art Center and Museum, 5005 E. Camelback Road in Phoenix, is accepting entries for three more weeks from artists across Arizona for a juried exhibition called Arizona’s Desert Beauty, which will run from May 29 to July 12. This call is open to all Arizona artists over the age of 18. All works […]

Boyce Thompson Arboretum has new summer hours, nature walks, gallery plus Bluegrass

While temperatures heat up, Boyce Thompson Arboretum has lots to offer during its summer hours, from music to new nature walks and a gallery featuring artwork of the arboretum’s scenery. Before adjusted hours during summer months begin, a high-energy Bluegrass “Americana” band will perform 11:30 a.m. Saturday, April 28 in the picnic area for those […]

Evie Clair concert Feb. 24 in Queen Creek to raise funds for ALA fine arts program

“America’s Got Talent” season 12 finalist Evie Clair will perform a fundraising concert Saturday, Feb. 24, at American Leadership Academy Ironwood High School, 850 W. Combs Road in Queen Creek. The concert starts at 7 p.m. General admission tickets can be purchased for $10 at evieclair.eventbrite.com. The Florence native will be signing autographs after the […]

Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo returning Feb. 23-25 to Apache Junction arena

  The Lost Dutchman Days Rodeo, to be held Feb. 23-25 at the Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds, 1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd., at Tomahawk Road, is a full eight-event rodeo, with professional cowboys and cowgirls competing for prize money beginning at 1:30 p.m. each day. In 2017 entrants received more than $27,500 in prize money. […]

Carnival Stage at Lost Dutchman Days has entertainment Feb. 23-25

Entertainment at the Event Center during Lost Dutchman Days (there is a $2-per-person charge, with proceeds going to youth charities) is on the Carnival Stage adjacent to the Apache Junction Rodeo Grounds at 1590 E. Lost Dutchman Blvd., just east of Idaho Road and west of State Route 88. Entertainment Feb. 23-25 includes: Pete Byam […]