Matthew Scott is a Life Associate Member of the Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Mr. Scott will tell of the Selection and Burial of the First Unknown Soldier, in Arlington National Cemetery
Enjoy patriotic-themed activities that will help you appreciate the historical events and figures that we celebrate with holidays such as Memorial Day, Flag Day, Fourth of July, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Presidents' Day and so many more.
*** Due to the popularity of this event, pre-purchase of tickets is required. Tickets may be purchased on the EVENT page. *** SPECIAL 2ND SATURDAY TIME!!!! Museum opens at 10:30 am for event check-in, The AZ GOLD MINING EXPERIENCE begins at 11 am! The Cave Creek Museum’s AZ GOLD MINING EXPERIENCE is unique with its display of the complete hard rock ore extraction process, with the mine shaft, tramway, ore carts, crushing and extraction, that are always on display, but operated on 2nd Saturdays.
Please join the Cave Creek Museum as we gather in Dorothy's Room at the Christ Anglican Church for the Museum's Annual Membership and Volunteer Appreciation Meeting.
The Cave Creek Museum's Featured Exhibit this year revisits the legacy of Geoffrey Platts, conservationist, naturalist, and "Desert Crusader". Geoffrey Platts lived a very simple life and believed it was important for people to reduce, recycle and reuse materials to help to cut down on the amount of waste we throw away and reduce human's carbon footprint on the Earth. Learn a few crafts that will help you recycle everyday "throw-away" items by creating something useful from them!
SPECIAL 2ND SATURDAY TIME!!!! Museum opens at 10:30 am for event check-in, The AZ GOLD MINING EXPERIENCE begins at 11 am! The Cave Creek Museum’s AZ GOLD MINING EXPERIENCE is unique with its display of the complete hard rock ore extraction process, with the mine shaft, tramway, ore carts, crushing and extraction, that are always on display, but operated on 2nd Saturdays.
Valerie Thompson is the world’s fastest female racer and 10x land speed record holder with membership in the Sturgis Hall of Fame as well as eight 300 MPH clubs and one 300 MPH club. She consistently is ranked as one of the world’s top 10 fastest motorcycle racers.
Join us us for our favorite fundraiser, the Cave Creek Museum's Annual Miners' Dinner on March 22nd, 2022, from 4.30-8.00 pm. We will dine al fresco to a special menu prepared by 5 star reviewed Phoenix Palate while listening to the tuneful stylings of cowboy balladeer Mike Ewing and be entertained by a historic fashion parade presented by the Famous and Fabulous Cowgirls Historical Foundation. This year, as well as an amazing Silent Auction offering an array of specially curated items, we will be having a Special Raffle for a Hot Air Balloon Ride for 2, courtesy of Rainbow Ryder Hot Air Balloons. All this is preceded by a special run of the Golden Reef Stamp Mill and Blacksmithing demonstration. Your support and attendance of this event allows the Museum to continue to grow and serve our community and guests.
With the skills and knowledge she developed while tracing her family tree, Sarah will guide you in your own genealogical investigation. Learn how to use free online DAR resources to discover your ancestor’s service. This is open to men and women who would like to learn more about their ancestors. Sarah Ziker has been a part of the Daughters of the American Revolution since 2002. Exploring her family and finding connections to history has become a passion of her. She quickly developed a love of genealogy and helping others join the DAR through researching their families. In the DAR, she has proven that she descends through 22 men and women who aided in establishing American Independence. These Patriots vary between farmers who helped feed the Continental Army to a 15 year who was part of the Boston Tea Party. Sarah now serves Arizona DAR as the State Recording Secretary and is the National Vice Chair of the Membership Task Force. She is an Honorary Regent of the Black Mountain Foothills Chapter in Cave Creek and also a long-time supporter and volunteer at the Cave Creek Museum.
So you want to be a star? This Sunday afternoon acting workshop led by the Desert Foothills Theatre will help you discover your inner actor with fun and creative exercises that inspire your imagination.