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Cave Creek Museum to host “Author’s Month” in February

By Curtis Riggs | February 11, 2009

From Turner to Fillmore

CAVE CREEK – Cave Creek Museum will host a number of talented state and national authors, including critically-acclaimed writer Nancy E. Turner, during February for “Author’s Month.”

Turner’s historical novels about Territorial Arizona include These is my Words, Sarah’s Quilt and The Star Garden have received many state and national awards. She will appear at the museum, 6140 E. Skyline Drive, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28.

Author Jack San Felice will discuss the several books he has penned about the Superstition Mountains and their lore and myths on Saturday, Feb. 14. He will talk about his fourth historical novel, When Silver Was King, which focuses on silver mining in its hey day from 1875 to 1887. Anyone interested in Cave Creek’s colorful mining history is sure to enjoy San Felice’s talk, which will take place from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Gary Fillmore, owner of the Blue Coyote Gallery in Cave Creek and author of a couple of art history books, will discuss his latest venture All Aboard! The Life and Work of Marjorie Reed from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21. Reed was a well-known Western painter, who was best known for her Butterfield Stagecoach series. She lived in Arizona for 30 years.
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