C-Town Suitcase Club
Travel through time and explore everyday objects. Designed for 3-5 year olds and their caregivers.
Third Tuesday of the month, September-May. 10-11am, Chandler Museum, Free.
September 16 Stones
October 21 Bones
November 18 Phones
Enjoy science experiments with the whole family.
Second Saturday of the month, October - May (excluding November and March). 10am-2pm, Tumbleweed Ranch, Free.
Our Stories: Discover unique Chandler and Arizona stories of the past through first-person accounts, demonstrations, and more.
Presented by the Chandler Museum, Chandler Historical Society and Chandler Library.
Arizona’s Harvey Girls
October 11, 1 p.m.
4930 W. Ray Rd.
Sponsored by the Arizona Humanities
Beginning in the 1870s, Fred Harvey’s chain of restaurants and hotels along the Santa Fe Railway brought hundreds of single young women to work in the Southwest. Meet one long-time Chandler resident who donned the Harvey Girl uniform at the Grand Canyon’s Bright Angel Lodge.
Pioneers in the Shadow of the San Tan Mountains
November 1, 10:30 a.m.
5990 S. Val Vista Dr.
Explore history in the shadow of the San Tan Mountains through stories of early farming families of Queen Creek, Higley, Combs and Chandler Heights.
Preserving Arizona’s Textile Traditions
January 24, 10:30 a.m.
3700 S. Arizona Ave.
Watch handweaving and spinning demonstrations while learning about the effort of local groups to preserve our textile traditions.
Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-off, Tumbleweed Ranch
Friday, November 7- Sunday, November 9, 2014
Experience a rare, up-close look at Western history at this family friendly culinary event. Using historic cooking methods, authentic 1880s chuck wagons from around the Southwest compete to cook up the best meals fit for the trail. Wagon teams win prizes in various food categories, and the public can purchase these unique chuck wagon meals. Enjoy a Campfire Glow, live music, Western history and cooking demonstrations, and much more!.
12th Annual Chandler Sports Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony and Luncheon
Saturday, February 7, 2015, 11 am- 2 pm
Chandler Center for the Arts
Join the Chandler Sports Hall of Fame Committee to welcome the 2014 Class!
Inductees include: Alaina Bergsma (Volleyball); Melissa Buhl (Mountain Bike Racing); Breanna Leslie (Track & Field); Dominique Lamb (Volleyball); Carl Mickelson (Swimming); Dr. Wayne Nickel (Water Ski Racing); Coach Eric Richardson (Chandler High Track & Field); 2003 Hamilton High Baseball Team.
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