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MON
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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.
Visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for more information.

When: Check current schedule
Where: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding on Fort Huachuca

The public is invited to get a up-close look at the catch, band, weigh, measure and release of the birds for research purposes.  

When: Sunrise until approximately 10am.

Where: Public Affairs Office, Bldg. 21115, Off Grierson, Ft. Huachuca

Admission: Free.

Info:  520-417-6960  www.hummonnet.org

Please note, dates are subject to change.  Visit  www.hummonnet.org  for current schedule.

 

Note: Fort Huachuca is an active military installation and specific entrance requirements are enforced. US citizens may access the post after providing photo ID for everyone over the age of 16 along with current vehicle registration and proof of vehicle insurance.



TUE
2
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited to join. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

 Visit   http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for current hikes and start times.

 

When:  Early morning, check schedule.
Where:  Check current schedule.

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960, or http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
3
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual 4th of July Celebration - Youth Talent Show and Street Dance

Events brought to you by San Pedro Kiwanis and Just Kids, Inc.

5 to 11 pm Food Vendors
6 to 7:30 pm Youth Talent Show
8 to 11 pm Street Dance with West Texas Millionaires and
Sean Trackman & the Copper City Rail Band

When: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-249-6233



THU
4
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Nature Walk at Ramsey Canyon Preserve

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:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE. There is no admission charge the first Saturday of every month. Annual passes available.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960 or website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 46th Annual "4th of July" Celebration & Fireworks Event

Fireworks Celebration sponsored by the Sierra Vista Rotary Club, City of Sierra Vista Leisure and Library Services Department, Fort Huachuca, and Business Community Members.

Veterans Memorial Park - Ramada #3
3rd Annual Pets & People Promenade - brought to you by Cochise County Humane Society.
7:00 am - Registration
7:30 am - Judging of Entries
8:00 am - Promenade starts
8:30 am - Awards Presentation

Veterans Memorial Park
9:00 am - 3:00 pm Fort Huachuca Military displays

Veterans Memorial Park - Centennial Pavilion
11:30 am -12:30 pm "Salute to The Union"

All Day - Arts & Crafts vendors and entertainment

City of Sierra Vista Sports Complex
4:00 pm "Live Broadcast" on K 101 (100.9 FM) by Cherry Creek Radio

8:05 - 9:00 pm The 45th Spectacular "4th of July" Fireworks Show
with patriotic music broadcast on K 101 (100.9) & KWCD (92.3FM)

When: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd. and the City of Sierra Vista Sports Complex, Domingo Paiz, Tacoma St. and Coronado Dr.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-249-6233



FRI
5

SAT
6
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro

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: 8 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Christmas in July Bazaar

Come early - this is a very popular annual bazaar! There will be a wide selection of wares to choose from. Handcrafted items, jewelry, quilts, pictures, crochet items, plastic water bottle covers, aprons, sweatshirts, carved wooden tables, wreaths, Scentsy Candles - and more!

When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-6-417-6960, 520-417-6980, chris.swan@sierravistaaz.gov


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding at San Pedro House

Up to ten species of hummingbirds use the San Pedro River as a freeway between their tropical winter retreats and northern nesting grounds. Get a close-up look at these tiny travelers as staff and volunteers from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory capture, band, measure, and release them as part of long-term studies of the bird life of this internationally important migration route.

When: 4-6 p.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org



SUN
7
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

 

The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as the waste water treatment plant, 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 limited to 20 people; first come, first served.

When: 7 a.m. Allow about 2 ½ hours
Where: EOP, Highway 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway
Admission:  Free, but donations appreciated
Info: (520) 432-1388



MON
8
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.
Visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for more information.

When: Check current schedule
Where: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



TUE
9
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited to join. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

 Visit   http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for current hikes and start times.

 

When:  Early morning, check schedule.
Where:  Check current schedule.

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960, or http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
10
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro

Birders, novice or experienced, are invited to attend. The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors in the western United States. Observe 25 – 50 species on these popular two to three hour bird walks. Wear appropriate attire for hiking and walking and current weather conditions. Bring at least one quart of water per person.

When: 7 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



THU
11
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Nature Walk at Ramsey Canyon Preserve

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:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE. There is no admission charge the first Saturday of every month. Annual passes available.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960 or website



FRI
12
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista LEGO KidsFest - Expo

The LEGO KidsFest, a traveling LEGO expo, is coming to Arizona for the first time. This hands-on, educational, all-ages LEGO extravaganza features millions of LEGO bricks not to mention lots of construction zones, dozens of life-sized LEGO models and displays, LEGO Games, LEGO Ninjago, and LEGO Friends, group builds such as Creation Nation and the LEGO Art Gallery, live LEGO Master Builders, and so much more covering over three acres of space.

When: Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale
Admission: $21 (adults), $19 (children 3 - 17), $19 (seniors ages 65+), children under 3 free. Plus applicable taxes and service fees.
Info: www.legokidsfest.com



SAT
13
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro

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: 8 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista LEGO KidsFest - Expo

The LEGO KidsFest, a traveling LEGO expo, is coming to Arizona for the first time. This hands-on, educational, all-ages LEGO extravaganza features millions of LEGO bricks not to mention lots of construction zones, dozens of life-sized LEGO models and displays, LEGO Games, LEGO Ninjago, and LEGO Friends, group builds such as Creation Nation and the LEGO Art Gallery, live LEGO Master Builders, and so much more covering over three acres of space.

When: Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale
Admission: $21 (adults), $19 (children 3 - 17), $19 (seniors ages 65+), children under 3 free. Plus applicable taxes and service fees.
Info: www.legokidsfest.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Concert in the Park

Grab the family, a few lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy the sights and sounds of some of Cochise County’s most popular musicians at the Centennial Pavilion in Veterans Memorial Park.
.
This week's performers -- Simmons Family Band

When: 6:30 p.m. to about 8:00 p.m.
Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission: Free
Info: Please note, the schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather. For more information, please call 520-417-4800


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Saturdays at the Hauser Museum!

Join in on this family activity and enjoy fascinating speakers! This Saturday's theme is:
History of Sierra Vista. See Registration information below.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Kids Program for ages 5-10 years. "Seeds of the City - Discovering Sierra Vista's Past". Plant a "Victory Garden".

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Hotdogs and Popcorn

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Adult Program, "Long Road to the Best Kept Secret" with Tom Shupert

When: 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Henry H. Hauser Museum, 2950 E. Tacamoa St.
Admission: Free, Registration info below
Info & Registration: 520-439-2306


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Children's Festival & Fundraiser

Celebrate the Summer with a Blast of Fun! So much to play and do - Dunk Tank, Bouncy Castle, Kiddie Train, Fire Dept. Games, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Glitter Tattoos and a Watermelon Eating Contest. There are games, prizes and a raffle.

The entire family can enjoy the festival and help support the Cochise County Children's Center,
a non-profit organization which provides safety and shelter for thousands of children and youth in Southeastern Arizona. http://openinn.org/support/wish-list/

When: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Huachuca City Park (behind the Huachuca City Fire Dept, 505 N. Gonzales Blvd.)
Admission: Free. Raffle tickets for purchase on site.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-303-5330


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding at San Pedro House

Up to ten species of hummingbirds use the San Pedro River as a freeway between their tropical winter retreats and northern nesting grounds. Get a close-up look at these tiny travelers as staff and volunteers from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory capture, band, measure, and release them as part of long-term studies of the bird life of this internationally important migration route.

When: 4-6 p.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org



SUN
14
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

 

The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as the waste water treatment plant, 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 limited to 20 people; first come, first served.

When: 7 a.m. Allow about 2 ½ hours
Where: EOP, Highway 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway
Admission:  Free, but donations appreciated
Info: (520) 432-1388


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding on Fort Huachuca

The public is invited to get a up-close look at the catch, band, weigh, measure and release of the birds for research purposes.  

When: Sunrise until approximately 10am.

Where: Public Affairs Office, Bldg. 21115, Off Grierson, Ft. Huachuca

Admission: Free.

Info:  520-417-6960  www.hummonnet.org

Please note, dates are subject to change.  Visit  www.hummonnet.org  for current schedule.

 

Note: Fort Huachuca is an active military installation and specific entrance requirements are enforced. US citizens may access the post after providing photo ID for everyone over the age of 16 along with current vehicle registration and proof of vehicle insurance.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding on Fort Huachuca

The public is invited to get a up-close look at the catch, band, weigh, measure and release of the birds for research purposes.  

When: Sunrise until approximately 10am.

Where: Public Affairs Office, Bldg. 21115, Off Grierson, Ft. Huachuca

Admission: Free.

Info:  520-417-6960  www.hummonnet.org

Please note, dates are subject to change.  Visit  www.hummonnet.org  for current schedule.

 

Note: Fort Huachuca is an active military installation and specific entrance requirements are enforced. US citizens may access the post after providing photo ID for everyone over the age of 16 along with current vehicle registration and proof of vehicle insurance.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista LEGO KidsFest - Expo

The LEGO KidsFest, a traveling LEGO expo, is coming to Arizona for the first time. This hands-on, educational, all-ages LEGO extravaganza features millions of LEGO bricks not to mention lots of construction zones, dozens of life-sized LEGO models and displays, LEGO Games, LEGO Ninjago, and LEGO Friends, group builds such as Creation Nation and the LEGO Art Gallery, live LEGO Master Builders, and so much more covering over three acres of space.

When: Friday, July 12 - Sunday, July 14
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale
Admission: $21 (adults), $19 (children 3 - 17), $19 (seniors ages 65+), children under 3 free. Plus applicable taxes and service fees.
Info: www.legokidsfest.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Animal Adaptations- Jane Chambers, Environmental Educator. This will be a family presentation about how animals use structure and behavior to adapt to their environment. There will be some hands-on materials and activities for school-age children and for those that are young at heart.

When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Carr House (south of Sierra Vista on Hwy 92, turn right on Carr Canyon Road at the Mesquite Tree Restaurant, drive 2.1 miles to Carr House, on the left after a concrete dip in the road)
Admission: Free, donations appreciated
Info: 520-417-6960, www.huachucamountains.org



MON
15
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.
Visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for more information.

When: Check current schedule
Where: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



TUE
16
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited to join. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

 Visit   http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for current hikes and start times.

 

When:  Early morning, check schedule.
Where:  Check current schedule.

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960, or http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
17

THU
18
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Nature Walk at Ramsey Canyon Preserve

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:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE. There is no admission charge the first Saturday of every month. Annual passes available.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960 or website



FRI
19
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding at San Pedro House

Up to ten species of hummingbirds use the San Pedro River as a freeway between their tropical winter retreats and northern nesting grounds. Get a close-up look at these tiny travelers as staff and volunteers from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory capture, band, measure, and release them as part of long-term studies of the bird life of this internationally important migration route.

When: 4-6 p.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org



SAT
20
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro

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: 8 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Concert in the Park

Grab the family, a few lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy the sights and sounds of some of Cochise County’s most popular musicians at the Centennial Pavilion in Veterans Memorial Park.
.
This week's performers -- Desert Swing Band.

When: 6:30 p.m. to about 8:00 p.m.
Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission: Free
Info: Please note, the schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather. For more information, please call 520-417-4800


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Tour of Buffalo Soldier Sites

Take a guided bus tour to Buffalo Soldier sites on historic Fort Huachuca. Tours are limited to 14 passengers, so make your reservations early!

When: 1 p.m.
Where: Meet at Sierra Vista Public Library, 2600 E. Tacoma St.
Admission: $15 per person. Children 12 and under free
Info: 520-417-6960. Reservations 520-803-6713 (Arizona Sunshine Tours)

Note: the post is an active military installation. Tour is limited to US citizens. US citizens over the age of 16 who are planning to take the tour must show valid photo identification before boarding the bus.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Saturdays at the Hauser Museum!

Join in on this family activity and enjoy fascinating speakers! This Saturday's theme is:
Santa Fe Trail - Cochise County. See Registration information below.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Kids Program for ages 5-10 years. "Tools of the Trail". Create items the folks on the trail
would have worn.

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Hotdogs and Popcorn

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Adult Program, "Bloody Doubtful Canyon in Cochise County" with Doug Hocking

When: 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Henry H. Hauser Museum, 2950 E. Tacamoa St.
Admission: Free, Registration info below
Info & Registration: 520-439-2306



SUN
21
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

 

The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as the waste water treatment plant, 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 limited to 20 people; first come, first served.

When: 7 a.m. Allow about 2 ½ hours
Where: EOP, Highway 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway
Admission:  Free, but donations appreciated
Info: (520) 432-1388



MON
22
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.
Visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for more information.

When: Check current schedule
Where: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



TUE
23
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited to join. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

 Visit   http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for current hikes and start times.

 

When:  Early morning, check schedule.
Where:  Check current schedule.

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960, or http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
24

THU
25
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Nature Walk at Ramsey Canyon Preserve

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:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE. There is no admission charge the first Saturday of every month. Annual passes available.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960 or website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding at San Pedro House

Up to ten species of hummingbirds use the San Pedro River as a freeway between their tropical winter retreats and northern nesting grounds. Get a close-up look at these tiny travelers as staff and volunteers from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory capture, band, measure, and release them as part of long-term studies of the bird life of this internationally important migration route.

When: 4-6 p.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org



FRI
26

SAT
27
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro

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: 8 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro

Birders, novice or experienced, are invited to attend. The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors in the western United States. Observe 25 – 50 species on these popular two to three hour bird walks. Wear appropriate attire for hiking and walking and current weather conditions. Bring at least one quart of water per person.

When: 7 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Concert in the Park

Grab the family, a few lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy the sights and sounds of some of Cochise County’s most popular musicians at the Centennial Pavilion in Veterans Memorial Park.
.
This week's performers -- Sierra Vista Community Band

When: 6:30 p.m. to about 8:00 p.m.
Where: Veterans' Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission: Free
Info: Please note, the schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather. For more information, please call 520-417-4800


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Saturdays at the Hauser Museum!

Join in on this family activity and enjoy fascinating speakers! This Saturday's theme is:
Street Names. See Registration information below.

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Kids Program for ages 5-10 years. A Street Named After Me?
Make a street sign with your name on it for your room.

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Hotdogs and Popcorn

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Adult Program, "Cruisin' the Street with the Former Chief" with David Santor

When: 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Henry H. Hauser Museum, 2950 E. Tacamoa St.
Admission: Free, Registration info below
Info & Registration: 520-439-2306


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Apple Annie's Orchard - 16th Annual Peach Mania Festival

Fun for the entire family --Tons of pick-your-own tree ripened peaches.  Be sure to stay for one of Apple Annie's  delicious meals:  "All-You-Can-Eat Pancake & Peaches breakfast or Apple Annie's famous Apple-Smoked burger lunch. 

When:  Orchard is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:  Apple Annie's Orchard,  2081 W. Hardy Rd., Willcox  map and directions
Admission:  Check website or call for U-pick and Meal prices.
Info:  520-384-2084, http://www.AppleAnnies.com



SUN
28
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

 

The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as the waste water treatment plant, 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 limited to 20 people; first come, first served.

When: 7 a.m. Allow about 2 ½ hours
Where: EOP, Highway 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway
Admission:  Free, but donations appreciated
Info: (520) 432-1388


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding on Fort Huachuca

The public is invited to get a up-close look at the catch, band, weigh, measure and release of the birds for research purposes.  

When: Sunrise until approximately 10am.

Where: Public Affairs Office, Bldg. 21115, Off Grierson, Ft. Huachuca

Admission: Free.

Info:  520-417-6960  www.hummonnet.org

Please note, dates are subject to change.  Visit  www.hummonnet.org  for current schedule.

 

Note: Fort Huachuca is an active military installation and specific entrance requirements are enforced. US citizens may access the post after providing photo ID for everyone over the age of 16 along with current vehicle registration and proof of vehicle insurance.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Birding Basics- Tom Clancy, expert birder and Ramsey Canyon Preserve volunteer. Come have some fun while learning a few basics one should have before venturing out into the wonderful world of birding. The group will learn the basics of binoculars, a must tool for birding. The pros and cons of several prominent bird guides will also be covered. Basic bird identification will be covered using the GISS (General Impression of Size and Shape) approach.

When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Carr House (south of Sierra Vista on Hwy 92, turn right on Carr Canyon Road at the Mesquite Tree Restaurant, drive 2.1 miles to Carr House, on the left after a concrete dip in the road)
Admission: Free, donations appreciated
Info: 520-417-6960, www.huachucamountains.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Apple Annie's Orchard - 16th Annual Peach Mania Festival

Fun for the entire family --Tons of pick-your-own tree ripened peaches.  Be sure to stay for one of Apple Annie's  delicious meals:  "All-You-Can-Eat Pancake & Peaches breakfast or Apple Annie's famous Apple-Smoked burger lunch. 

When:  Orchard is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:  Apple Annie's Orchard,  2081 W. Hardy Rd., Willcox  map and directions
Admission:  Check website or call for U-pick and Meal prices.
Info:  520-384-2084, http://www.AppleAnnies.com



MON
29
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.
Visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for more information.

When: Check current schedule
Where: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



TUE
30
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.  All interested hikers are invited to join. There are no meetings, no dues, no officers. The group is not an official club of any sort and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

 Visit   http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega for current hikes and start times.

 

When:  Early morning, check schedule.
Where:  Check current schedule.

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960, or http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Roger Naylor Discusses Route 66, Homemade Pie and Arizona Getaways

Be sure to attend this engaging discussion...travel writer Roger Naylor discusses his book Arizona Kicks on Route 66 and some of his other favorite subjects including hiking trails, small towns, ghost towns and more!  He has contributed to numerous publications including Arizona Highway, Western Art & Architecture, Go Escape  and the Arizona Republic.  For more information visit www.rogernaylor.com

When:  5:30 p.m.
Where:  Copper Queen Library, 6 Main Street, Bisbee
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-432-4232



WED
31
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival

Southwest Wings is Arizona's Longest Running Nature Festival, 22 years, and ranked as one of best Birding Festival in the United States.  The Festival is a celebration of the diversity of birds, mammals, reptiles, and insects, in their unique environment; the sky islands in southern Arizona.  

Twelve new trips have been added for this year's Festival.   Field trips, seminars, displays, information and much more will be available every day.

 

It all takes place here - in our spectacular high desert environment of Sierra Vista and Cochise County.

 

When:  Opens 1 p.m. Wed., July 31.  Opens 8 a.m. Thur., Fri., Sat, August 1 - 3

Saturday Children's Programs:  10:00-11:15,  11:30-12:15, 1:00-1:45

Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue

Admission:  Free.

Info:520-417-6960

For schedules, field trip registration and information:  http://www.swwings.org/




The utmost care was taken to ensure accurate information for this calendar. The Sierra Vista Visitor Center and its agents do not assume responsibility for the given information. Visitors should call in advance to confirm. All information is subject to change.