Plenty of Winter Events at the Superstition Mountain Museum on the Apache Trail
Take an easy tour of the grounds, as best-selling author Dennis Ellingson explains what plants grow here and how they are still used for culinary and medicinal purposes.
The field trip will take place from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Museum and there will be time for Q&A plus edible and topical samples of plants that grow in the area.
There is no charge or registration required. Just show up at 10 a.m. on the patio.
Superstition Authors and Artists
Local authors and artists whose work features the Superstition Mountains, the Apache Junction area or the Southwest and its culture, nature and history will set up on the patio and grounds to display, talk about and sell their books and artworks.
Free to the public, the event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16.
Raffle tickets are one for $1, or six for $5. The winner must be present to win. Proceeds go to support the museum.
Desert Safety and Survival
Former Green Beret Sergeant and Survival Instructor John Jay Pelletier will teach important tips about surviving in just about any situation.
Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 9 and again on Saturday, March 16.
Class fee of $30 includes a special survival kit for your back pack and a copy of his survival booklet.
Group rates are available for groups of four or more; contact Jeff Danford at 480-983-4888, ext. 105 to make group reservations.
For more information on any of the museum’s events, go to superstitionmountainmuseum.org.