Come and enjoy our fantastic Sierra Vista Farmer's Market. There is something for everyone...fresh and delicious locally grown produce...grass fed lamb, beef, pork and more...take home specialty breads and baked goods...shop the many booths featuring unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, salsas and much more. Have lunch at the market - a great way to spend mid-day.
When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Info: 520-678-2638, 520-417-6960, www.sierravistafarmersmarket.com
Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in the preserve and surrounding national forest. Southwestern specialties such as painted redstarts and magnificent hummingbirds share the canyon with many other animals, including black bears, Chiricahua leopard frogs and dozens of species of butterflies. The canyon is also home to more than 400 species of plants, from tiny mosses to towering firs.
When: 9 a.m.
Where: 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission: $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, entrance fees are waived if your group is accompanied by someone under the age of 16.
Info: 520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website
All Hands On Earth - Summer Program for Kids
This program introduces children to the natural world with fun activities that include experiencing wildlife, the mysteries of water, nature-based art, and more.
When: 8:30 a.m. to noon. Ages 7-9 (July 7-11 or July 21-25); Ages 10-12 (July 14-18)
Where: Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Registration: $40 per child. Limited class size.
Information and registration: 520-378-2785 x116