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Spur Cross Fair to be held March 12


CAVE CREEK – Learn about the archaeology of the Cave Creek/Spur Cross area through hikes, booths, live demonstrations, and more at the 2016 Spur Cross Fair, to held Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area.

The Desert Foothills Chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society, the Cave Creek Museum, Desert Awareness Group, Desert Foothills Land Trust, Verde Valley Archaeology Center, and Liberty Wildlife will all have booths at the event. Pottery and gold panning demonstrations are also planned, as well as children’s activities and crafts. Participants will have the opportunity to view and hold prehistoric artifacts from the area. Hikes include First Mesa, Jewel of the Creek, and Rock Art; hikers need to arrive prepared for desert walking with appropriate footwear, hats, snacks, and an adequate supply of bottled water.

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

For more details, check the Arizona Archaeological Society Web site at under “events” for the finalized schedule of speakers and hikes.