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Phoenix Magazine Rates Carefree's Enchanted Pumpkin Garden voted BEST IN VALLEY for 2016! 
Town of Carefree will host the 2nd annual Enchanted Pumpkin Garden, created by world renowned artist, Ray Villafane October 17 - 31. The pumpkins are still keeping time to the Carefree Sundial (which is the 3rd largest in the world) but 2016 will garner all new pumpkin Vignettes and even a little Pumpkin town that will take you back into time. Ray also is featuring his NEW Scarecrows that are handcrafted out of organic materials from the desert. Sponsors for the event will include Jelly Belly Candy, Bashas, Mortimer Farms, Toll Brothers, Carefree Conference Center, Russ Lyon Sothebys and of course APS who has supported Carefree events for many years. Let There Be Light will be donating some of their expertise to the displays! Pumpkin treats and cool pumpkin merchandise will also be available for purchase. Check out CarefreePumpkinGarden.com for details.
Would you like to volunteer? Please email us!
 
Mark your calendar and check back for updates during the season!

TOWN HOSTS 8th ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION
The Town of Carefree will host this years Veterans day event  from 3- 5 p.m. on November 11 at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion. The event will feature a mixture of exciting patriotic music by the Main Event Swing Band. Special speakers will include veterans of the armed forces who will share their experiences from the past. Special thanks to Barbara Hutch, founder of the Veterans Heritage Project who gives of her time to improve the lives of others.  Packages from Home will also be present to accept items for shipment to troops. www.packagesfromhome.org  Please come out to honor our Veterans!
       The market will be back in full swing as of Friday, October 7 from 8 am - 1 pm located at the Carefree Sundial in the Desert Gardens.
FREE YMCA YOGA IN THE GARDENS starts Monday  Nov. 7 @ 11 a.m. at the CAREFREE SUNDIAL. Bring water and your yoga mat!
9th Annual Carefree Christmas planning is already underway for 20,000 visitors!  If you would like to be a sponsor for this cherished event or construct a float and be in the parade contact the Chamber at 480-488-2051.CarefreeChristmas.com
The Town of Carefree is delighted to partner with Pam Slate and her gardening team to provide these quality gardening seminars that highlight experts in their field. The seminars, which usually include a plant raffle, begin at 9:30 a.m. and run approximately until noon at The Speakeasy on Easy 100 Easy Street (next to the post office) and a small donation of $5 or more to attend is all that is asked. Come early as seating is limited and for more information contact the Town of Carefree are 480-488-3686.
Mark Your Calendar for April Concerts! 
Professional  FREE entertainment in the Gardens

April 2 - Mogollon Country Western Band
April 9 - Sugar Thieves Jazz and Blues
April 23 - Herndon Brothers
April 30- Marmalade Skies Tribute Beatles Band

Concert sponsored by Town of Carefree and Bodega 13
Visit All Carefree Restaurants
The new Gateways at Carefree Drive and Wampum Way have been completed and look majestic against the Carefree blue skies and just in time for the fall festival season! They will let new visitors know there is a downtown area and that they should explore and see the beautiful Gardens and businesses in the town core.
Thank you to the many local businesses who contributed to the project: August Reno Architects, Manship Boulders, Let There Be Light, T's Construction, Desert Foothills Landscape, Bertram Signs and Cave Creek True Value Building Supply and Anasazi Stone Company!
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