Category: February 2016

Quail Creek Wine Dinner

The next Quail Creek Wine Dinner will be held on Sunday, February 28 at 5:00 p.m. at The Grill. The cost is $65 per person. Reservations may be made the first Wednesday of each month by calling 520-393-5806. Check the What’s Happening for menu and wine pairings.

Why join the Ballroom Dance Club?

Dodie Prescott Organized in 2004, the Quail Creek Ballroom Dance Club’s mission is to provide formal evenings for the enjoyment of area residents. We recently asked our members why they joined the club and why they continue to be members. Here are a few of the comments we received. * “We joined the club because…

Library donations increase in 2015

Thanks to the generous donations of our users, 6395 items were donated in 2015, a 50 percent increase over 2014. Nearly half of the 2015 donated items could be shelved. The remainder (mostly items over seven years old) were re-donated to the VA Hospital, VA Home, White Elephant or the Green Valley Animal League. These…

It’s all natural: wood, clay and silver

Zapotec weaver Porfirio Gutiérrez; photo courtesy of Ron Sullivan

Ron and Vicki Sullivan Although there is not much sheep ranching going on in the Santa Cruz River Valley, a master of traditional Zapotec wool weaving is coming to Quail Creek in Sahuarita for three days on March 4, 5 and 6. Porfirio Gutiérrez and his family are masters of traditional Zapotec weaving and the…

Golf and Dress Code notice

Skip and Dreama Fumia If you’ve taken a look at the Green Committee minutes from January 4, 2016, you’ll find that the committee addressed our current dress code for QC golf. The topic arose after Chair Ralph Scafuri had witnessed guests on our practice range dressed in blue jeans and posed the question, “Are we…

Spotlight on Advertiser: Bon Voyage Travel celebrates 40 years

February 6 marked the fortieth anniversary of Bon Voyage Travel. Bon Voyage Travel is one of the nation’s leading leisure travel agencies with numerous travel providers and offers customized vacation packages for any type of travel. They currently staff over 75 well-traveled consultants and destination experts. Many of Bon Voyage travel advisors individually have over…

Happy Birthday to you!

If you’re on this list be sure to stop by the Quail Creek Grill for your free Sunshine Dessert! Didn’t receive your eBirthday card? Changed your email address? Please take a moment and let me know. Call or text 444-2575 or send an email to quailcreeksunshine@gmail.com so you can be included on the list. A…

Girls just want to have fun!

Terri Erickson Girls Just Want To Have Fun is the name of this annual event put on by the three Quail Creek Ladies Golf Associations, the putters, niners and 18 hole club. Ninety-nine ladies participated in this 18 hole golf event. Each team was made up of an 18 hole lady golfer, a niner and…

Gunfight at the OK Corral—What Really Happened

Gunfight at the OK Corral, (What Really Happened) will be presented Thursday, February 25, 2016, in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom at 6:30 p.m. Ticket price is $5 per person. An analysis of the most seminal event of the Old West will be presented February 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Madera Clubhouse in Quail Creek.…