March weekend highlights Mexican artistry at museum

The Superstition Mountain Museum will present a three-day Mexican artistry event Friday-Sunday, March 8-10. It will take place on the museum grounds, 4087 N. Apache Trail. Admittance and parking are free. A new addition to the annual weekend event is a concert by Domingo DeGrazia and his Spanish guitar band at 5 p.m. Saturday, March […]

Variety of speakers set to share expertise in February at museum

Topics ranging from the amethyst mining to the importance of code talkers during World War II are on the agenda for the February speaker’s series at the Superstition Mountain Museum. Kurt Cavano begins the series 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, speaking about amethyst. As owner of Four Peaks Amethyst Mine, he will discuss his adventures […]

Authors, artists gather Feb. 16 at Superstition Mountain Museum

Authors and artists whose inspiration is the history of the Superstition Mountains and the culture, wildlife and vegetation of the area surrounding them will gather Saturday, Feb. 16, in the East Valley. The Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail, will be the location that day where visitors can meet the authors, artists and photographers […]

Museum’s free lecture series begins Jan. 3 with the story of the Lost Dutchman

Those interested in learning more about the history and legend of the local area should dig out a portable lawn chair and mark Thursday afternoons, Jan. 3-April 4, as “Superstition Mountain Museum free lecture day.” Fourteen free presentations, given by expert speakers and performers, will intrigue, educate and entertain attendees each Thursday afternoon at the […]

Superstition Mountain Museum hosts weekly free lecture series starting Jan. 3

Kicking off the free lecture series presented weekly at the Superstition Mountain Museum this winter will be “The Lost Dutchman and his Mine” presented by Teton Ken on Thursday, Jan. 3. This annual presentation discusses who Jacob Waltz was, his life and death in Phoenix and how the clues — and gold — he left […]

Wine tasting raises money for Superstition Mountain Museum

The Superstition Mountain Museum will have its annual fundraiser, Sampling at the Superstitions, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2. The event is an opportunity to enjoy wine samples, food, history and musical entertainment by Pat Roberts and the Heymakers against the backdrop of the setting sun on the Superstition Mountain range. Guests can sample and savor […]

New Superstition Mountain Museum director Vaugier is formally introduced

The newly-hired director of the Superstition Mountain Museum was introduced to the Apache Junction City Council. Vicky McLaughlin, president of the Superstition Mountain Historical Society, introduced the museum’s new director, Annie Vaugier during the Tuesday, Dec. 4 meeting at City Hall, 300 E. Superstition Blvd. “I’m sure all of you probably know even more, and […]

‘Superstition Holidays’ museum celebration features special Dec. 8 event

A special “Superstition Holidays” celebration is in full swing at Superstition Mountain Museum, 4087 N. Apache Trail (Highway 88), 3 miles northeast of Apache Junction. The 15-acre site is full of Christmas decorations and attractions appealing to both children and adults, according to a release. “Come and enjoy a step back in time in the […]

Celebrate the holidays at Superstition Mountain Museum

This year, include a museum visit in family Christmas plans. “Superstition holidays” will be happening all over the grounds and in the Superstition Mountain Museum gift shop, 4087 N. Apache Trail, northeast of Apache Junction. The 15-acre museum site will be full of Christmas decorations and attractions appealing to both adults and children, according to […]

Super family fun slated Nov. 3 at SUPERstition Kids Day at museum

The kick-off event for the 2018-19 season at the Superstition Mountain Museum this fall is something new, a SUPERstition Kids’ Day on Saturday, Nov. 3. The museum is open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at 4087 N. Apache Trail (State Route 88), approximately two miles northeast of Apache Junction. Everyone in the area is invited to attend […]