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About Scottsdale, AZ Shopping
Where do savvy shoppers go the first Saturday of the month? Up north to the tiny Western community of Cave Creek for the popular Thieves Market and Auto Grotto, a flea market specializing in vintage collectibles and exotic imports. About 60 vendors and 2,000 shoppers gather for this shopping extravaganza featuring live music, food trucks and hand-crafted artisanal treats. Whether you're on the look out for a vintage typewriter, the perfect painting to hang over the couch, or other vintage treasure, there's a good chance you'll find it at the Thieves Market. Good spirits, good music, good food, and some of the best flea market finds in the city--all conveniently located in one spot.
About Patricia Escarcega
Patricia Escarcega has lived in the Arizona desert since she was a teenager. She works as a writer and editor in Phoenix with her four dogs and two cats. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and is working on a novel about growing up in the 1990s.
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