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Quartzsite, Arizona

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Looking for events in Quartzsite this winter? Local RV Parks & Craft Fair schedule

Desert Messenger, Quartzsite's FREE Community Paper, January 7, 2015

Quartzsite, Arizona- This week's edition of Desert Messenger, Quartzsite's FREE Community Paper, was so full of advertising there was not enough space for my prepared editorial nor all this fantastic information: 

Looking for more things to do in Quartzsite 

this winter? 

Check out events at local RV Parks and Craft Fairs. 

Arizona Oasis RV Resort located at: 50238 Ehrenberg Parker Hwy in Ehrenberg
Office:   928-923-8230
January 17 –Barefoot and Boots Dance- 7 PM. Wine and cheese event. Reserved seating- $7.00
January 24 - “The Dump Station Revue” Hilarious RV Comedy Show 7 PM. Reserved seating - $5.00
January 31- SkyHawk with a twist of entertainment – 6:30 PM Dessert Night. Reserved seating- $7.00
February 27 –”The Illusion of Elvis” with Danny Vernon- 7:00 PM. Reserved seating seats go fast- $8.00
Ice cream Sunday Social and Karaoke – 3 PM $
Reservations requested:  928-923-8230
Breakfast Tuesday – Saturday 7 AM- 10 AM $

The Quartzsite Quilters meet every Tuesday at the Senior Center on Moon Mountain Rd from 9am to 3pm. We meet with friendship to share our skills and improve our knowledge. We always have a fun time. On January 20th we will have a Trunk Show and class by two sisters and a friend from Yuma. This will be FOR MEMBERS only.

82 N. Central Blvd.
Every Monday 7pm dancing with Smoking Joe Lonsdale. $3.

skyhawk returns
After a year hiatus, the band Skyhawk returns to entertain with their wonderful blend of music. The band will be featured every Friday night at the Senior Center Dances at 7pm.
Sat. Jan. 10 - Show JR’s RV Park          
Fri. Jan. 16 Dance - Senior Center
Fri. Jan. 30 - Dance - Senior Center
Fri. Feb. 6 Dance - Senior Center
Fri. Feb. 13 - Dance - Senior Center
Sat. Feb. 14 - Show Holiday Palms
Fri. Feb. 20 Dance - Senior Center
Sat. Feb. 21 - Show JR’s RV Park
Fri. Feb. 27 Dance - Senior Center
Fri. Mar. 6 Dance - Senior Center
Fri. Mar. 13 Dance - Senior Center

desert rv park gold news
Desert Gold RV Park is located at 46628 Hwy 60 in Brenda. 
The public is cordially invited to the following events:
Tuesday Night Gospel Jam – Every Tues., 7:00pm
Saturday Country Western Jam – Every Sat., 1:00pm
Barefoot & Boots Dance - $4.00
January 7th, Wednesday, 7:00pm
Craft Show, Café & Yard Sale
January 8th, Thursday, 9:00am-1:00pm
Western Strings Dance - $4.00
January 9th, Friday, 9:00pm
*JACK JACKSON SHOW - $10.00 (Reserved Seating)
January 14th, Wednesday, 7:00pm
Melody Masters Dance - $4.00
January 16th, Friday, 7:00pm
Ardon Galley Show - $4.00
January 21st, Wednesday, 7:00pm
Notables Dance - $4.00
January 23rd, Friday, 7:00pm
Laughing Bird Show – $6.00
January 28th, Wednesday, 7:00pm
January 29th, Thursday, 6:00pm (Doors open 5:30 pm)
January 30th, Friday, 6:00pm, (Doors open 5:30pm)
*For Tickets or Info: 9-2, M-F,

gold star activities
• FREE Beginner Ballroom Dance Lessons 4th Tuesday of every Month at 1:30pm, December  9th. & 30th. 
• EVERY 2nd and 4th Thursday 7:00pm dance: Music by Westernaires Gill & Erma $2
• Jan. 13th Bost Family musical 7:00pm Kitty
• Jan. 17th Arden Gailey 7:00 pm. Kitty
• Jan. 20th World Renowned Dutton Family, Performing at Gold Star Clubhouse 3 programs, $10
• Jan. 24 - Lee Black and Friends 6:30 pm.
• Jan. 27th Lee Black and Friends 7:00pm
• Jan. 17th Arden Gailey 7:00pm
• Feb. 10th Al and Jean Ewell 7:00pm Kitty

Senior Center activities
3rd Wednesday. Free Crime Prevention Seminar after Lunch with Hoby Erickson and QPD. 928-662-8682
Skyhawk returns to Friday Night Dances! 7pm - 9:30pm $4 donation.

park place RV PARK activities
• Acoustic Music Jams every Saturday at 1:00pm
• Karaoke every Wednesday at 7 pm
• Beading by Eileen every Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 am
• Beading with Shirley every Wednesday 9:00 am  
Jan. 9  Craft & Indoor Yard Sale from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Jan. 15 “Barefoot & Boots”  7:00-9:00 pm   
Jan. 21  Sky-Med presentation & Pizza  5:00 pm
Craft Fair the 2nd Saturday of each month.  Contact 928-927-6699

gem & mineral CLUB now open
The Quartzsite Roadrunners Gem and Mineral Club is now open for its 2014/2015 season. Join the fun. Attend a general orientation any Thursday morning at 8am. Check out our field trips and class offerings at Or attend one of our meetings held at QIA Thursday at 2pm.

split rail rv park
Split Rail RV Park has Karaoke Monday nights at 6:30pm

GeekWeek begins Jan 12th at The Scenic Road RV Park.The Geeks on Tour will be presenting 90 min seminars daily on travel technology.  Seat reservation can be made with The Scenic Road’s office at 928-927-6443.  Fees apply for non-park guests.  Seating is limited.
January 24 7 pm Dance
February 14 7 pm Valentine’s Dance
March 14 7 pm St. Patrick’s Dance

 notables BAND schedule
Sat. Jan. 10- Holiday Palms, Qtz
Fri. Jan. 23- Desert Gold, Brenda
Fri. Feb. 6 - Desert Gold, Brenda Sock Hop
Fri. Feb. 13- Holiday Palms, Qtz.
Sat. Feb. 21 - Indian Hills Rec Centre Salome
Fri. Feb. 27 - Brenda RV Park, Brenda
Fri. March 6 - Holiday Palms, Qtz.

(Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Meeting on Tuesday mornings in the fellowshipHall next to the Alliance Church. Weigh in from 7AM to 7:45Am, meeting from 8AM to 9AM. For more information, please call Ruth at 928-927-8352.

CALLING ALL QUILTERS, the Quartzsite Quilters will hold their annual quilt show on February 6th & 7th, 2015. All quilters are welcome to hang their treasured work and show your talents. The show is held at the Senior Center at 40 Moon Mountain Rd. Call Louise at 425-210-7468 for more information and to enter your quilt. This year’s raffle quilt is a gorgeous appliqué quilt with lovely teapots. Chances will be sold at the QIA craft sale and at the quilt show.

bouse, az  booster club
Plomosa Road and Frame Ave. in Bouse, Arizona. 928-851-1819
Monday Pancake Breakfast 7 – 9 a.m.
Tuesday Game / Card Night 7 p.m.
Thursday Bingo 7 p.m.

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through SPRING – 2015
(check with RV Parks, subject to change)

Contact: Alice Lundy-Bowman (
Saturday, January 17, 2015
Quilt Show 12 – 5PM Saturday, February 14, 2015 Contact: Sherry McClure  (There will be hamburgers and root beer floats for sale at the Craft Shows the Quilt Show)

DESERT GOLD  Contact: Sheri Wittlake
Craft Show & Yard Sales 9AM-1PM - 2nd Thursday of the month from  November 2014 through March 2015  (Note new schedule for next year)

Craft Show 9 am-1 pm Saturday, February 7, 2015

BLACK ROCK  Contact: Kathy Baily
Craft Show & Yard Sales 9 AM to 1PM Friday, February 6, 2015

RAMBLIN ROADS Contact: Sally Egglaston
Craft Show 9 AM – 1PM Friday, February 6, 2015

Contact: Sharon Hillhouse
Craft Show 9AM-1PM Located in Salome
Saturday, February 28, 2015

SENIOR CENTER –Quartzsite – Contact: Donna Lucas
Craft Shows - 3rd Friday of each month, November to March - 9 am to 1 pm

QIA – Quartzsite Improvement Center. Contact 928-927-6325.
1st Saturday of each month, November - March - 9 am to 1 pm

Second Friday of every month from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

BOUSE BOOSTER CLUB Contact: Julie Riffe
Art Show February 6-7            
Spring Fever Daze March 6-7


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