It's no secret that Fountain Hills is a great place for stargazing. A robust lighting code from the earliest days of the town paved the way for us to become an International Dark Sky Community in January 2018. It's remarkable how much you can see at night when you consider how close we are to the … [Read more...] about Top Things to See in the Night Sky Before the End of 2021
The Gold King Mine in Jerome There are some pretty picturesque (and spooky) ghost towns and abandoned places within a few hours of the Phoenix area. These are just a few of the hundreds of cool abandoned places around Arizona, each one coming with an equally vibrant (and often crazy) history. … [Read more...] about Arizona Ghost Towns to Visit Before Halloween
Ballet Under the Stars is Tonight at Fountain Park! Ballet Under the Stars is back! The evening performance by Ballet Arizona is a preview that is offered to only a few communities each year. Looking for a relaxing evening event? A reason to spend some time outside during this lovely weather … [Read more...] about Ballet Under the Stars Tonight at Fountain Park
With temperatures soaring, Arizona still has a chance to enjoy the outdoors. On National Beach Day, switch it up and go to one of Arizona’s many beaches. Here's a list of beaches you can visit, all within a 4-hour drive from Fountain Hills. Tempe Beach Park Located right here in the … [Read more...] about What Are Your Plans For National Beach Day?
Are your kids safe around the pool? Roughly 30 children a year are lost to drownings in Arizona. The risk is even higher in children ages one to four. As a result, the State of Arizona and most of its counties and cities have passed swimming pool barrier laws. Homeowners are required by law to … [Read more...] about Is Your Pool Up-To-Code?
Which country comes to mind when you think of watches? Probably Switzerland. Who did not have a Swatch watch in the 80s, after all? EARLY AMERICAN WATCHMAKING Yet, until the 1920s, it was America who led the global watchmaking industry while the European markets were flooded with cheap junk … [Read more...] about American Watchmaking Finds a Home in Fountain Hills
With temperatures still at soaring levels, summer residents remain indoors to stay out of the heat. There are vast amounts of activities to do inside but why not brush up on your culinary skills while gathering with your friends? Whether you are a complete novice in the kitchen or you’ve been … [Read more...] about Learn How to Cook at Nearby Places
A visit to the Musical Instrument Museum will leave you smiling. It's more than just a stroll through vast amounts of instruments from around the world. It is an unforgettable experience that is enriching, inspiring, and fun! MIM’s founder Bob Ulrich (then CEO of Target Corporation) was inspired … [Read more...] about Musical Instrument Museum – Have You Been?