Scottsdale Western Cookout Adventure Photos, Part 1

The 2016 Scottsdale Western Cookout Adventure that was held on Saturday, March 5th at MacDonald’s Ranch lives on in the images taken by north Scottsdale photographer and frequent Peak contributor Dennis Liddell.  This is the first part of a three-part article that features Liddell’s photographs that he took at the event.

 

 

Trick pony Earl Gray surprises a guest with a big kiss. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Trick pony Earl Gray surprises a guest with a big kiss. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Bob Fox prepares to release a rescued red-tailed hawk that Wild At Heart rehabilitated at its facility. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Bob Fox prepares to release a rescued red-tailed hawk that Wild At Heart rehabilitated at its facility. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

 

Sonia Perrillo, Desert Foothills Land Trust Executive Director, talks to a guest at the nonprofit's exhibit. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Sonia Perrillo, Desert Foothills Land Trust Executive Director, talks to  a guest at the nonprofit’s exhibit. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

 

Reptiles have the back of this Phoenix Herpetological Society volunteer. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Reptiles have the back of this Phoenix Herpetological Society volunteer. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

 

Smiling volunteers staffed the Desert Discovery Center's exhibit. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Smiling volunteers staffed the Desert Discovery Center’s exhibit. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

 

Bob Cappel, President of the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association, greets guests.(Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Bob Cappel, President of the Greater Pinnacle Peak Association, greets guests.(Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

 

Bob Littlefield, a former Scottsdale council member and current candidate for the mayor's office in Scottsdale, enjoys participating in the drum circle that was facilitated by AZRhythms Connection. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Bob Littlefield, a former Scottsdale council member and current candidate for the mayor’s office in Scottsdale, enjoys participating in the drum circle that was facilitated by AZRhythms Connection. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

 

Volunteer, Julia Conklin, mans Lulubelle Animal Rescue exhibit with Peanut, her adopted dog. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Volunteer, Julia Conklin, mans Lulubelle Animal Rescue exhibit with Peanut, her adopted dog. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

 

The exhibit of Friends of Pinnacle Peak Park included geologic samples and pictures of flora and fauna found at the park. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

The exhibit of Friends of Pinnacle Peak Park included geologic samples and pictures of flora and fauna found at the park. (Courtesy of Dennis Liddell.)

Continued …

Scottsdale Western Cookout Adventure Photos, Part 2

Scottsdale Western Cookout Adventure Photos, Part 3

 

You will find many more beautiful images, including more from our event, on Liddell’s website, www.liddellimages.com.   Visit Website 

Related Articles & Websites

Western Play Curtain Call

Western “Play” in One Act this Saturday, March 5th

MacDonald’s Ranch, www.macdonaldsranch.com Visit Website

Greater Pinnacle Peak Association – Friends of the Scenic Drive Information, http://apeekatthepeak.org/organization/ Visit Website

Scottsdale’s Scenic Drive Information, http://apeekatthepeak.org/scenic-drive/ Visit Website

City of Scottsdale, Scenic Drive Information -www.scottsdaleaz.gov/construction/scenic-drive Visit Website

City of Scottsdale Parks and Recreation, http://www.scottsdaleaz.gov/parks Visit Website

City of Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Visit Website

Earl Grey, Trick Pony, Ginasheart.com,  Visit Website

Lulu Belle Animal Rescue/Pet Knot Adoptions,  Lulu Belle Visit Website  The Pet Knot Visit Website

Wild At Heart Visit Website

Phoenix Herpetological Society Visit Website

The Desert Discovery Center Visit Website

Desert Foothills Land Trust,  www.dflt.org Visit Website

Coalition of Greater Scottsdale, www.cogsaz.net  Visit Website

 

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Author: Dennis Liddell

Dennis Liddell is a resident of north Scottsdale and a frequent contributor to The Peak. His photographs have been featured in The Peak on numerous occasions. Dennis is a professional photographer and his work can be viewed at liddellimages.com. Dennis can be reached at dennisliddel@cox.net, (602) 750-8026.

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