Cave Creek Museum hosts free Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

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PHOENIX -- Cave Creek Museum hosts "Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day" on Sat., Sept. 29, offering guests a chance to see its new exhibits before it officially re-opens for the season on Wed., Oct. 3.

The free celebration takes place from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. followed by a special pre-season member's reception from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

During the Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, guests can view Cave Creek Museum's new and permanent indoor and outdoor exhibits, including an historic Stamp Mill dating back to 1880. The afternoon will be filled with basketry, pottery, beadwork, shell etching and traditional food cooking demonstrations.

In addition, an official ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place with Museum staff and members of the Salt River Indian Community. 

To download free tickets to the Sept. 29 Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, visit:

To become a member of the Museum and receive an invitation to the pre-season reception,
call (480) 488-2764 or visit