The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP) is open for bird walks each Sunday morning. The walks are led by docents from Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (SABO), Huachuca Audubon Society (HAS) and the Friends of the San Pedro River (FSPR). Participation is limited; first come, first served.
When: 8 a.m.
Where: EOP, Hwy. 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway. Depart from viewing platform.
Admission: Free, but donations appreciated.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445
Join Friends of the Huachuca Mountains for this special educational presentation on "Sky Islands Ethnobotany" presented by guest speaker, Vince Pinto.
When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Carr House Information Center. From Hwy. 92, travel west on Carr Canyon Rd. about 2.1 miles. Carr House is on the left. Carr House
Admission: Free, donations appreciated.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-803-9475 (weekends only), www.huachucamountains.org
The Arizona Folklore Preserve 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: 520-417-6960, 520-378-6165, www.arizonafolklore.com
One of the Southwest's largest and most popular outdoor arts and crafts fairs, this favorite event attracts more than 200 vendors. Enjoy the day browsing and shopping for fine art, sculptures, pottery, fountains, jewelry, specialty food items, clothing and more. Art in the Park has something for everyone.
When: Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Info: 520-417-6960, http://artintheparksierravista.com/
Enjoy the fun run/walk with your dog or on your own, or the more challenging 5K. There will also be awards and all proceeds benefit the shelter.
When: Registration opens 6:30 a.m. Run and walk starts 8 a.m.
Where: 1037 S. Landin Park Way, Tombstone
Admission: 5K entry $25. One-mile entry $5.
Info: 520-457-2545. For entry form, map and information, please visit http://tombstoneanimalshelter.org/