Category: October 2017

Featured Arts and Crafts Fair Artisans

Bob and Vicki with a few of their creations

Barbara Johnson Usually we have a featured artisan (singular), but this month we have featured artisans (plural). That’s because this month we’re spotlighting a husband and wife team – Bob and Vicki Long. They may have only lived in SaddleBrooke for two years, but in that time they have certainly made a big impression. Once…

Fall offerings from the SaddleBrooke Fine Arts Guild

Jeanne O’Meara Fall is the perfect season to give generously of your time and talents to others. Our community is vibrant this time of year regrouping with old friends and making new ones. ‘Tis the season to try new things and expand one’s talents and interests. After a very successful spring Open Studio offering to…

Church of the Apostles to host Migrant Quilt exhibit

Migrant Quilt and Ofrenda at Episcopal Church of the Apostles

Shirin McArthur Episcopal Church of the Apostles will honor the lives and deaths of migrants during an All Saints and All Souls Sunday on October 29. Morning services at 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. will include an Ofrenda, or Altar of Remembrance, constructed in the tradition of Dia de los Muertos. Both services will include the…

Editorial deadline changes this holiday season

Alejandra Wilcox The holidays are almost upon us! Since Christmas is so close to the editorial deadline, we are moving it up. Please have all editorial submitted by 4:00 p.m. on November 21 (for the December issue) and December 21 (for the January issue). Be sure to mark your calendars now! If you have any…

Community Circle Players

Andrea Molberg Get involved with SaddleBrooke’s live theater group, Community Circle Players! In February 2017, CCP’s first murder mystery dinner theater production, Eat, Drink and Be Deadly, was such an overwhelming success that additional performances were added to accommodate the demand for tickets. Almost 900 were served great food and entertainment at the dinner mystery, making…

This I have learned…

Mary Jo Bellner Swartzberg The call came at 6:00 a.m. My mother-in-law, Joan, who was in the Casa de la Luz Inpatient Hospital, had passed away during the night. Arrangements were quickly made to fly back to Ohio for the burial. We flew on a noted airline, departing out of Phoenix, ostensibly to fly the…

Music on the road

Shirley O’Brien It is not too early to begin thinking about the famous SaddleBrooke Christmas party scene. Everyone knows that live music moves a party up to the next level and we are willing to help you do just that! We are Music On The Road, Jim and Shirley O’Brien, SaddleBrooke residents, and we sing…