The Arizona Folklore Preserve, in partnership with the University of Arizona South and Dolan Ellis, Arizona's Official State Balladeer, features great performances by outstanding musicians in concert every Saturday and Sunday. Please check the website for a schedule of performances.
When: Doors open 1 p.m. Performance starts 2 p.m.
Where: 56 E. Folklore Trail. From Hwy. 92, take Ramsey Canyon Rd. west 3.3 miles to entrance.
Admission: Adults $15. Children age 17 and under $6.
Info: (520) 378-6165, www.arizonafolklore.com
Enjoy this guided walk and learn why the San Pedro River has been named as one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy. The river features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States and is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Southwest. The walks are about 1 1/2 to 2 miles long over easy terrain. Please wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions, and bring at least one quart of water per person.
When: 9 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90.
Admission: Free. Donations are gratefully accepted.
Info: (520) 508-4445, (520) 417-6960 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Join your guide from the Friends of the San Pedro River for this special history walk at Fairbank Historic Townsite. Fairbank was the longest-lasting ghost town along the San Pedro, with occupation spanning from 1881 to 1972. This fascinating tour will focus on the many colorful events and personalities that wove the fabric of the town.
When: 1 p.m.Where: Fairbank Historic Townsite, Hwy. 82, between Whetstone & Tombstone (Parking area is about one quarter mile east of the San Pedro River on Hwy. 82)
Admission: Free, donations gratefully accepted
Info: (520) 417-6960, (520) 508-4445, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
This year's CaveFest features activities and displays the entire family can enjoy. Acivities include live animal exhibits, the "CaveSim" Cave Simulator, special presentations, vendors and more.
When: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Kartchner Caverns State Park, 2980 Hwy. 90, Benson
Admission: Entrance fee $7 per vehicle (1-4 adults), or fee waived for reserved cave tour ticket holders.
Info and schedule: (520) 586-4100, http://azstateparks.com/parks/kaca/