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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Lost Dutchman and His Mine
Listeners will learn just who Jacob Waltz was, where he came from, the facts regarding his life and death in Phoenix, and just how the clues (and gold!) he left behind have kindled a flame of interest that has only grown over the years into a mother lode o...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 1/4/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Arizona Outlaws and Lawmen
Marshall Trimble, the official Arizona State Historian, has been called the “Will Rogers of Arizona.” As the lead-in presenter to the museum’s annual Heritage Days Celebration, Marshall will take the lectern to discuss Arizona Outlaws and Lawmen.
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 1/11/18 at 2pm-4pm
Special Event: Fair/Festival, Craft Show, Community Event, Living History, Food/Tasting, Ethnic
Superstition Mountain Heritage Days/Apacheland Reunion
Join in the weekend celebration of the history and lore of the Superstition Mountains and Apacheland Movie Ranch. Headlining the event is the Yellow Bird Indian Dancers, award-winning superstars of Native American dance, who will perform twice each day. Al...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Sat 1/13/18 - Sun 1/14/18 at 9am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Early Railroading in Arizona
The coming of the railroad was one of the major factors in accomplishing the settlement of the West. Railroads in the state of Arizona got their start in 1877 when the Southern Pacific arrived in Yuma on its way to completing its line to Tucson in 1880. Vi...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 1/18/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Angels Three
Gold Canyon resident Karen Perry’s tragic loss of her three children and their father when their airplane crashed into the Superstition Mountains on Thanksgiving eve seven years ago was a shocking disaster which wrenched the hearts of the entire East Valle...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 1/25/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
Life Story Writing Advanced Class
For this advanced class you must have taken one of Barb Hofmeister's beginning classes at some time. You will continue writing short stories as instructed in the beginning class and begin to know what to do to make it a book.. It is fun, easy and rewardin...
Central Arizona College – Superstition Mountain Campus
Apache Junction, AZ

Tue 1/30/18 at 10am-12pm
Special Event: Class/Workshop, History/Science
Life Story Writing Class
Learn to write your life story in a fun and easy 8-week class. You will be directed to write short stories then incorporate them into your book. If you can write a letter you can write your life story. Tuesdays through 3/27.
Central Arizona College – Superstition Mountain Campus
Apache Junction, AZ

Tue 1/30/18 at 1pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Jewelry/Gems
Arizona Four Peaks Amethyst Mine (History and Trunk Showing)
Many people do not realize that there is a working amethyst mine located in the Four Peaks region of Central Arizona that can be seen from the museum. Four Peaks Amethyst Mine owner Kurt Cavano will share with listeners the history of this mine and his adv...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 2/1/18 at 2pm-4pm
Special Event: Benefit/Fundraiser, Community Event, Food/Tasting
Sampling at the Superstitions
This is a fundraising event that features a leisurely stroll around the exhibits and the attractions on the museum grounds with each stop featuring wine samples and food and an explanation regarding the exhibit; as well as a “beer relief station” for those...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Sat 2/3/18 at 4pm-6pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Desert Reptiles
Richard Lapidus will be introducing you to desert reptiles which include a large variety of snakes, lizards and turtles, some poisonous, some not.
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 2/8/18 at 2pm-4pm
Special Event: Auto Show, Benefit/Fundraiser
20th Annual Navy JROTC Benefit Car and Motorcycle Show
The Anchor Club, parent organization for the Apache Junction High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, is hosting their 20th Annual Navy JROTC Benefit Car & Motorcycle Show on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Anyone wishin...
Apache Junction High School
Apache Junction, AZ

Sat 2/10/18 at 10am-3pm
Special Event: Craft Show, General, Signing/Readings
Authors and Artists of the Superstitions
Authors and artists whose inspiration is the beauty and history of the Superstition Mountains and the history and culture, wildlife and vegetation of the area surrounding them are a special group of people. They will be gathering at the Superstition Mounta...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Sat 2/10/18 at 9am-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Photography
Photographing Nature and the Superstitions
Jack Olson will be talking about today’s digital cameras and photographing nature, including the Superstition Mountains. He will also be sharing some of the magnificent images he has captured of the Superstition Mountain area.
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 2/15/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
John Wayne in Arizona
Iconic movie hero John Wayne, known as “The Duke,” had many ties to Arizona. He filmed numerous movies in varying locations of this state including Monument Valley and Tucson and Sedona and owned the 26 Bar Ranch in Eager, AZ, a cotton farm in Casa Grande...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 2/22/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
BLM Wild Hourse and Burro Adoption Program
Randy Helm is a fourth generation Arizonan who has been training wild horses for more than 30 years and is a certified trainer with Lyons Legacy. He is currently the supervisor of the wild horse inmate program at Arizona State Prison in Florence, Arizona,...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 3/1/18 at 2pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Art Talk
Zapotec Culture
Zapotec textile artist Porfirio Gutiérrez is a proud descendant of many generations of Zapotec weavers from Teotitlán del Valle, in Oaxaca, Mexico, a town that has cradled Zapotec arts and culture for more than 2000 years. The area is known for its artists...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Thu 3/8/18 at 2pm-4pm
Special Event: General, Craft Show, Ethnic
Magic of Mexican Artistry
Native Mexican Artists and their traditional handmade artistic creations are the focus of this popular three-day event that returns to the museum. Premier potters from the village of Mata Ortiz, renowned Oaxacan wood carvers, traditional Zapotec weavers, a...
Superstition Mountain Museum
Apache Junction, AZ

Fri 3/9/18 - Sun 3/11/18 at 9am-4pm
    

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