You don't have to break the bank or drive all over town to go local.
Discover the Copper Corridor
The Copper Corridor in south-central Arizona is filled with a rich history of mining and current mining operations, charming small towns, wonderful local businesses, scenic mountains and much more.
Communities that are part of the Copper Corridor include Globe, Miami, Superior, Hayden, Kearny, Oracle, Oracle Junction, San Manuel/Mammoth, and Winkelman.
Whether you're a resident or a visitor, going local in the Copper Corridor is fun and easy! Simply search our directory or browse our page here for the latest events and news from the Copper Corridor.
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What's Happening in the Copper Corridor
The highest form of entertainment in the Copper Corridor. Enjoy a night of laughs with the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts.
The last in the Park After Dark Series, will be all about bats! If you're curious about these nocturnal animals then come out and have rangers answer all of your bat-ty questions!
Wednesday Hardscrabble programs are brought to you collaboratively by Gila County Historical Society in Globe, and Bullion Plaza Cultural Center & Museum in Miami. Programs are always free, although donations help us to bring the programs to you, and to help pay our utilities.
Copper Corridor News
Just a few minutes spent tidying up can go a long way. Make it just a little simpler with some advice/help from some Local First members!
Spring is here, and it's time to start getting your garden in order. In this months mythbuster, you will see it is cheaper to buy your supplies locally and support your local economy and community!
How to help your wallet this year... get your morning coffee from a local coffee shop instead of a corporate chain. Trust us! It usually tastes better too.
We ran the numbers on local and non-local date nights in Globe-Miami and Bisbee. You might be surprised by the results.
While you might think of yourself as an Arizona expert, there are a few things about Globe/Miami that might surprise you. Get to know the Globe/Miami area and how it is integral to Arizona history; past and present.
Holiday shopping in Globe/Miami has never been easier! Check out 11 of our favorite places to buy gifts this holiday season!
There's nothing quite like springtime in the desert and no place in Arizona that captures the diversity of all that blooms and awakens this time of year quite like the Boyce Thompson Arboretum. Just outside of Superior, this hidden paradise fascinates even the avid desert explorer. You can find it off the Highway 60 near milepost #223. The sights and smells of this Arizona State Park will take your breath away and beckon you back season after season to explore a bit more of this botanical wonderland.
Sometimes we don’t fully appreciate what we have in our own backyard — until we see strangers coming from all over to enjoy it. In the fall and winter more and more visitors from Tucson and Phoenix are coming for day trips, or staying overnight in Globe to make ventures into different parts of the Pinals and the Tonto National Forest over several days. The attractions include seeing bright red and yellow leaves in October, a little snow after December, magnificent views in all directions, and roads and trails with almost no one else around.
The 8th Annual Arizona Rural Policy Forum will be held at the Bullion Plaza Cultural Center in Miami, Arizona, during August 7 through 8, 2014. This annual forum, hosted by the Arizona Rural Development Council (AZRDC), a program of the Local First Arizona Foundation (LFAF), will connect rural economic development professionals, nonprofits, community leaders, business owners, and other rural stakeholders who are interested in sustaining rural communities.
If you have not yet explored the small town of Globe, Arizona, you need to start planning your weekend staycation right now. The quaint little town boasts a variety of fun activities, including hiking, biking, rafting, antiquing, golfing, and even a drive-in movie theater. While you're planning your trip, make sure to book your room at the Dream Manor Inn.