March 2, 2016

Spur Cross Fair (former Spur Cross Expo) in Cave Creek conservation area on March 12

Spur Cross Fair (former Spur Cross Expo) in Cave Creek conservation area on March 12, 2016 is sponsored by many local 501-C entities.

Join us for the 2016 SPUR CROSS FAIR
When: Saturday, March 12, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area*
What: Learn about the archaeology of the Cave Creek/Spur Cross area through hikes, booths, guest speaker and live demonstrations!

There are booths from the Desert Foothills Chapter of AAS, Cave Creek Museum, Desert Awareness Group, Desert Foothills Land Trust, Verde Valley Archaeology Center, Liberty Wildlife, Pottery and Gold Panning demonstrations, and much more. There are other children’s activities and crafts as well as the opportunity to view and hold prehistoric artifacts from the area.

Come help celebrate Arizona Archaeology Month. Bring the whole family and have fun while learning about this beautiful state. See you there!

HIKES: Include First Mesa, Jewel of the Creek, and Rock Art.**

Our speaker is Scott Wood retired Tonto National Forest Archaeologist.

Please check the Arizona Archaeological Society (AAS) website under “events” for the finalized schedule of speakers and hikes.

*From Cave Creek road, turn North on to Spur Cross Road. Spur Cross Conservation Area is 4 ½ miles north. Although the Expo is free, there is a $3/adult park entrance fee. Children under 16 and those with Maricopa County Park or Spur Cross passes are free.
**Hikers should be prepared for desert walking with appropriate footwear, hats, snacks, and an adequate supply of bottled water!