Queen Creek recognizes agritainment during travel, tourism week

The Town of Queen Creek declared May 5-11 Travel and Tourism Week, using the week to recognize the important both factors have on the town. Tourism serves as a driver for fiscal sustainability in Queen Creek and communities across the U.S., according to a press release. Revenues generated through visitors to the community help fund […]

Queen Creek Olive Mill welcomes Artists of the Superstitions

Artists of the Superstitions invites the community to a day of art, entertainment and wine tasting 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24,  at the Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Road. Visitors will have the opportunity to view and purchase art from members of the Artists of the Superstitions who will be displaying their […]

October events bring visitors, additional traffic to Queen Creek

Queen Creek’s agritainment destinations offer a number of signature events in the fall from the recent Garlic Festival to the upcoming Pumpkin and Chili Party, which provide autumn fun and potentially producing crowded roads. The Pumpkin and Chili Party at Schnepf Farms, 24610 S. Rittenhouse Road, begins Thursday, Oct. 4, and takes place every Thursday […]

Weekend of garlic flavors coming soon to Queen Creek

Everything garlic will be on the table Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 29-30, at Queen Creek Olive Mill’s 5th Annual Garlic Festival. A variety of organically grown garlic will be sold while supplies last at the event, which begins 10 a.m. each day and closes 7 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday. That’s in addition to garlic olive […]

Event provides conversation and Coffee with a Cop

The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office District 6 – Queen Creek invites the community to meet deputies, build relationships and drink coffee. Coffee with a Cop is a free community event and will be 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Road. In addition to providing an opportunity for residents […]

Queen Creek Olive Mill to host fifth annual Canada Week

Canada Week will return Jan. 15-21 to the Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Road in Queen Creek. It will make the fifth year the Olive Mill will welcome back its friends to the north with a weeklong celebration. Admission is free. Weeklong food specials include Canadian favorites such as poutine, fried cheese curds, […]

Holiday events in Queen Creek and surrounding areas

From light shows and winter wonderlands to New Year’s parties and flashlight hikes, venues in Queen Creek and the surrounding communities are offering a variety of holiday-themed events for all ages. Here are some of the family-friendly events: •A Winter’s Dream San Tan Valley: Features synchronized music and light shows from 6 p.m. to 10 […]

San Tan Artists Guild holiday market today at Queen Creek Olive Mill

Members of the San Tan Artists Guild will hold a holiday art market today, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Road in Queen Creek. Admission is free. The public is invited to stop by and shop for holiday gifts, dine alfresco, listen to live music […]

Olivepalooza returns today, Nov. 4, to Queen Creek Olive Mill

To celebrate its 2017 harvest season being in full swing, Queen Creek Olive Mill, 25062 S. Meridian Road, is throwing a party and inviting the community. The annual Olivepalooza Harvest Party is happening 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 4. The daylong, family-friendly event will be filled with food, music, games, local vendors and of course, olives. […]

DC2, Dance Spot recitals coming this month to Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

Editor’s note: Items on the entertainment page run free of charge as space is available for events in the area. Please submit items by e-mail to qcnews@newszap.com. JUNE 6-JULY 29 •APACHE JUNCTION — Classic Western Movies: Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail (Highway 88). Free. Beat the heat this summer by attending free weekly […]