Join trained docents on a two-mile interpretive walk over easy terrain along the river. The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States. It is the last free flowing river in the Southwest and has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy. Wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions. Bring at least one quart of water per person.
When: 9 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445 or http://www.sanpedroriver.org/fsprhome.shtml
The Arizona Folklore Preserve features outstanding musicians in concert every Saturday and Sunday. Check the AFP website, www.arizonafolklore.com for a schedule of performances.
When: Doors open 1 p.m. Performance starts 2 p.m.
Where: Arizona Folklore Preserve, 56 E. Folklore Trail. From Hwy. 92, take Ramsey Canyon Road west 3.3 miles to entrance.
Admission: Adults, $15; Children age 17 and under, $6.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-378-6165, www.arizonafolklore.com
This market offers something for everyone. Shop a wide variety of unique crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey, locally grown produce, and more. Be sure to enjoy lunch and the local entertainment while you are there.
When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Info: 520-417-6960, www.sierravistacommunitymarket.com
Enjoy a wonderful evening of good food, fun, dancing and entertainment. Desert Swing will provide the big band sounds live. Dinner, desert, and beverages are included in the ticket price.
When: 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St.
Admission: $14 per person through Dec. 17, available at the EBC. Must be 16 years or older.
Enjoy this special opportunity to learn about the fascinating history of Faraway Ranch, located in the beautiful and spectacular Chiricahua National Monument.
When: Tours operate 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. December 18 through 21, and December 26, 27, and 28.
Where: Chiricahua National Monument, meet at the benches near the ranch house.
Info: 520-824-3560 x0. Please check the website for more information and directions