Explore skeletons and skulls; understand predators and prey; examine the beautiful rocks from the desert; and touch artifacts left behind by those who were here long before we arrived. FREE, THANKS TO THE GENEROUS FUNDING OF THE KIWANIS' CLUB OF CAREFREE.
This is your chance to experience a day in the life of a miner and learn about the importance a miner has even on our life today. Come celebrate National Miners’ Day at the Cave Creek Museum. FREE, THANKS TO THE GENEROUS FUNDING OF THE KIWANIS' CLUB OF CAREFREE.
Ranger Kevin will be presenting the Spur Cross Ranch story, from the harsh lives of its pre-history inhabitants and lively dude ranch days to its' preservation through amazing grassroots efforts.
Do you know about about the rich heritage of Tonto National Forest that reaches thousands of years into the past? Originally home to several prehistoric Indian groups, this vast area was colonized over a thousand years ago!
Do you know the base of Papago Buttes had a sprawling German prisoner-of-war camp? Through dozens of photos and in the words of the P.O.W.s, the American soldiers who guarded them, and Phoenix citizens who lived nearby, spend time within the razor-wired confines of what was one of Arizona’s largest prison camps.
Presenter Kraig Nelson shares tales from Cave Creek's wild and woolly history, when cattle and sheep reigned supreme, cowboys ruled the desert and delves in the dark, and murderous past of one of the Town's Founding Fathers.
The Cave Creek Museum is excited to welcome the Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center as our kickoff presenter for the new season of the Kiwanis Family Fun Days. FREE, THANKS TO FUNDING BY THE KIWANIS' CLUB OF CAREFREE.
A layman’s overview of the geology of the Desert Foothills. If the boulders at The Boulders aren’t really boulders, what are they? Why is Black Mountain black—and why do saguaro mostly grow on the west slope?
Our May family event is to honor our mothers and grandmothers! Please bring your children and join us for an old-fashioned English Tea at the museum in honor of Mothers’ Day! We will be serving tea and lemonade, and each child will also have an opportunity to design a small terracotta pot and choose their own succulent plant to pot as a take home gift for Mom! FREE, THANKS TO THE GENEROUS FUNDING OF THE KIWANIS' CLUB OF CAREFREE.
Our community firefighters from Daisy Mountain will be bringing their fire truck and also will present a valuable safety demonstration. FREE, THANKS TO THE GENEROUS FUNDING OF THE KIWANIS' CLUB OF CAREFREE.