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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 16th Annual Festival of Trees

This long-time community tradition has heralded the start of the holiday season in Cochise County.  Beautifully decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces are donated by business and individuals and placed on display at The Mall at Sierra Vista.   All these beautiful items are judged and then auctioned, and proceeds benefit local charities. 

When: Displays are open during Mall hours, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m.
Where: The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 Mercado Loop
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-458-6940

Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista "Adventures of a Vatican Astronomer" Special Presentation by Br. Guy Consolmagno

The Huachuca Astronomy Club is proud to present this special presentation by Br. Guy Consolmagno, Director of the Vatican Observatory, honored scientist, world-traveler and admired speaker.

He is both a Jesuit brother and planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory and curator of one of the largest meteorite collections in the world.  His research explores the connections between meteorites and asteroids, and the origin and evolution of small bodies in the solar system. 

Br. Guy Consolmagno has also coauthored five astronomy books including "Turn Left at Orion" which has become one of the most recommended books for beginners.

In this talk he will share some of those adventures and reflect on the larger meaning of our common experience as scientists (and enthusiasts)...including not only what scientists do, but why they do it.

When:  7 p.m.
Where:  Community Room, Student Union Building, Cochise College Sierra Vista Campus, 901 N. Columbo Ave.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960