Tag: Wickenburg

Rare photos of the Hassayampa River

The Hassayampa River runs south from Prescott, Arizona toward Wickenburg, eventually emptying into the Gila River. That is, when there is water flowing, which is a very rare sight. For most of its 100-mile course through the desert, the Hassayampa River flows only underground. Unless of course there is a...

Read more

Garcia Little Red Schoolhouse

The Garcia Little Red Schoolhouse is a charming and iconic historical building located in Wickenburg, Arizona. It is operated by the Wickenburg Children's Cultural Organization (WCO), with a mission to enrich the lives of children through music, the arts, and to help preserve the building. I was commissioned to produce...

Read more

New Wickenburg tourism video

I just finished an experiential tourism video for the town of Wickenburg, Arizona.  This video showcases the various activities, events and things to do in this west's most western town. Located about 60 miles northwest of Phoenix, Wickenburg is an old mining town where cowboys still roam and artists reign....

Read more

Wickenburg, AZ: Where cowboys roam and artists reign

Wickenburg is a true western town, where the spurs have a job to do and hats are not accessories. The town is full of character, where spirits remain wild and the souls are “western” through and through. If you conjure images of the west, generally what emerges in the mind’s...

Read more

[Video] Cowgirl Up! “Quick Draw” contest

Cowgirl Up! is an annual art event hosted by the Desert Caballeros Western Museum in Wickenburg, Arizona.  On the final day of the event there is a "Quick Draw" competition in which female artists have one hour to paint or sculpt an original piece of artwork. Shortly after the competition...

Read more

Wickenburg Train Depot

The Wickenburg, Arizona railroad station serves as the headquarters for the Wickenburg Chamber of Commerce, and is among the oldest of the Santa Fe's wooden stations in Arizona. It continues to remain near its original configuration and is one of the few such surviving examples of "Wild West" railroad architecture....

Read more

A Tour of Wickenburg, Arizona

My folks have lived in the Wickenburg area for a number of years now, but until this past trip, I'd never done much sightseeing. Wickenburg is certainly a "Western" town known for its dude ranches and celebrity rehab centers, but they have some interesting things to see and do--from hiking...

Read more