Category: Features

The Music Man tickets on sale now

Cast members include (left to right): John Fuhrmann (Marcellus), Dan Baker and Ray Hadden (school board Members), Donna Prinz and Shotzie Workman (Pick-A-Littles), Nancy Davis (Marian), Susie Moy (Winthrop), Chuck Kelly (anvil salesman), and Jack Coate (Professor Hill).

Carrie Mataraza The audience-pleasing classic The Music Man comes to the Renaissance Theater on Nov. 18 through 23, and tickets go on sale on Oct. 19. Presented by the resident musical theater company, Showtime, the production features a family-friendly story, familiar tunes, toe-tapping dance numbers (with Dance Fusion at their finest!), and a cast of eccentric characters everyone will…

Judy Frank’s dolls are works of art

Cynthia Schwartz From a young age, Judy Frank loved her Barbie dolls! Since doll clothes were expensive to buy, at age eleven, Judy started using her mother’s scrap material to sew doll clothes. And, after visiting the Barbie Hall of Fame in Palo Alto, CA, Judy’s passion for sewing clothes for her own dolls evolved…

Happy Birthday Joyce Blasdell

Jane Holdcroft Friends gathered at Susan McAniff’s Tuscany home to help Joyce Blasdell celebrate her 85th birthday. This group of friends first met in Litchfield Park in the 1970s and have continued their friendship here to PebbleCreek. Happy birthday, Joyce!

Pet of the Month

Shannon V James Ellison Hi!  My name is Shannon Number 5. I am a nine-year-old, male Irish setter, and yes, there were four other Irish setters in this household before me named Shannon. I guess my owners, Brian and Rich, just can’t think of calling out another name, especially when you think that my name prior…

2019 Folk Festival Set For November 3

Holly Carrier The 2019 Folk Festival will take place on Sunday, November 3, at 4 p.m., on the Eagle’s Nest Patio, Lounge, and Dining Room. This annual live music event is FREE to the community. If you enjoyed Showtime’s spring production of “This Land is Your Land – A Celebration of American Folk Music,” you…

Artist of the Month – Jane Myers

Jane Myers, October Artist of the Month

Loretta Pruett The PebbleCreek Art Club is proud to present Jane Myers with the October 2019 “Artist of the Month” award. Jane, her husband, Dan, and their little malti-poo dog Teddy, moved from Long Island, NY to PebbleCreek in 2017 with nothing more than two suitcases, a carry-on bag, and three cowboy hats! Jane’s decision…

News from the sky

Make sure to get your Arizona Travel ID if you plan to fly David J. Ramirez, public information officer for the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport If you travel by air, Oct. 1, 2020, is a very important date, when in Arizona only, an approved travel ID (driver license or ID card), a U.S. passport,…

One world, many stories – Meet The Authors event October 9

Sherri VanSchaick, Creative Arts coordinator “One World, Many Stories.” The Creative Arts 2019 Meet the Authors event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m. in the Coyote Room at the Creative Arts Center. This popular event includes a short reading by several authors from a selection of their most recent book. Also, guests will be provided…

65 Miles for Macy – Cure JM Charity Ride on Oct. 20

Mike Knaeble’s granddaughter, Macy.

Mike Knaeble Eagle’s Nest resident Mike Knaeble will ride 65 miles on his 65th birthday, Oct. 20, to raise funds for Juvenile Myositis research in honor of his granddaughter Macy. Mike said that “Macy is an inspiration to me with her joy, her passion, and her love and compassion for others, putting them before herself. If…