VOL. 18  ISSUE NO. 38   |  SEPTEMBER 19 – 25, 2012

SEPTEMBER 19, 2012

Salt River Indian Community partners with Cave Creek Museum to Celebrate Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day on Sept. 29

Admission is Free! Official season starts Oct. 3
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cave creek museum board membersCAVE CREEK – The Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day celebration takes place Sept. 29 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. followed by a special pre-season member’s reception from 4:30 – 7 p.m. During the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, guests can view Cave Creek Museum’s new and permanent indoor and outdoor exhibits, including an historic Stamp Mill dating back to 1880. The afternoon will be filled with basketry, pottery, beadwork, shell etching and traditional food cooking demonstrations. In addition, an official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place with Museum staff and members of the Salt River Indian Community. The first 100 visitors will receive an incentive to celebrate the event.

Cave Creek Museum is located at 6140 Skyline Drive, in Cave Creek. To download free tickets to the Sept. 29 Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, visit: www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/ticket/.

To become a member of the Museum and receive an invitation to the Pre-season reception, call 480-488-2764 or visit www.cavecreekmuseum.org.

Photo: The team of Museum Archaeology volunteers include Board members Sue Mueller, Alan Troxel, Nancy Zeno and Mary Kearney.

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