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Experience Indigenous Culture at Native Trails

Learning about Native American culture enhances any trip to Arizona. Just down the street from us, the Scottsdale Civic Center Amphitheater hosts free performances by celebrated Native American dancers from the Hopi, Dine and San Carlos Apache tribes.

Native Trails

You can also enjoy Native American artwork, jewelry, and food. Be sure to bring a blanket or folding chairs. Native Trails is select Thursdays …

Here Comes Sister!

It’s Christmas time in Sister’s classroom and she needs her students’ help to solve one of history’s great mysteries – who swiped the Magi’s gold? It doesn’t matter if you’ve seen the show 100 times or you’re seeing it for the first time. This is one hilarious one-nun show and she casts an unforgettable living nativity scene to expose the culprit.

Sister's Christmas Catechism

Sitting through …

Cupcakes and More at Butter & Me Bakery

One of my favorite foods is cupcakes – I love sweets! I am happy to report that now I don’t have to go very far to satisfy my sweet tooth. Kelly Garcia has opened her new bakeshop Butter & Me down the street from the hotel. It’s on Goldwater Blvd. just north of Main Street, next to the Poisoned Pen Bookstore.

Butter & Me has an array of tasty cupcakes, cookies, bars, scones and pies. Eventually there will be a featured soup, …

Local Goodies at JAM

I am called the shopping queen as I love to find new, unique stores in the area like JAM. It’s just around the corner from the hotel, in a 1913 bungalow. You can find some wonderful treasures, including work by local artists. Browse Amy Mac one-of-a-kind jewelry, Hot Chick aprons, chic headbands, and Mame 100% pure soy candles!

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Scottsdale’s Western Flare

Scottsdale visitors come to see world-class shopping, five-star resorts and restaurants, and lush golf courses. However, they all ask about the Western culture. Our guests can easily walk to Old Town Scottsdale, where they can experience “old West” meets “new West”.

The area is a melting pot of history and people from all over the world. Some things have changed, but our Western culture can still be seen on Main Street. Visit Cavallier’s Blacksmith Shop, which makes ornamental wrought iron items; the …