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://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
The Sierra Vista Thunder Mountain Twirlers Square and Round Dance Club presents this two-day festival jam-packed with dancing fun. Internationally known caller, Jerry Story, will be calling Mainstream and Plus levels.
When: Friday, 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Where: Kino Hall, St. Andrews Catholic Church, 800 Taylor Dr.
Admission: Early registration $30, per person. At the door, $40 per person.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-245-4515, firstname.lastname@example.org www.sardasa.com
Enjoy shopping a wide variety of unique crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey and produce, and more. Food vendors offer their lunch and snack items, and local artists perform live music.
When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Info: 520-417-6960, www.sierravistacommunitymarket.com
The Arizona Folklore Preserve features outstanding musicians in concert every Saturday and Sunday. Check the AFP website 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
Join a park ranger for this special guided hike and tour of Coronado Cave. This large cave is nestled in a limestone layer at the base of the complex geological puzzle that is Montezuma Peak. Exposed in the beam of a flashlight or headlamp, cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and columns emerge from the darkness of the cave.
The roundtrip hike will last about two hours. The hike is considered moderate and includes a 500 foot elevation gain. Access to the cave requires scrambling 30 feet down a steep, rocky slope to the cave floor.
Participants should bring a flashlight or headlamp, gloves, water, a snack, and sun protection. Wear sturdy shoes and layered clothing. The hikes begin at the Coronado Cave trailhead (.25 mile past the Visitor Center).
When: Every Saturday, 10 a.m., January 31 through April 11.
Where: Coronado National Memorial, 4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Rd., Hereford. From Fry Blvd. and Hwy. 92: Travel south on Hwy. 92 about 20 miles to S. Coronado Memorial Drive. Follow S. Coronado Memorial Drive 5 miles to the Visitor Center.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-366-5515 ext.0, www.nps.gov/coro