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THU
1
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Kartchner Caverns State Park - 1st Day Hike

This special guided hike explores the Foothills Loop Trail and is a wonderful  opportunity to learn about the biology and geology of the Park.  Hikers can also participate in a photo scavenger hunt, and prizes will be awarded to winners.  The hike is family-friendly and rated moderate.  Please wear close-toed shoes, a hat, and bring water. Bring your camera to participate in the photo-scavenger hunt.

When:  1 - 3 p.m.
Where:  Kartchner Caverns State Park, 2980 Hwy. 90, Benson (9 miles south of Benson)
Admission:  Day use entrance fee, $6 vehicle (1-4 adults), free with cave tour tickets.
Info:  520-586-4100, reservations 520-586-2283, online  http://azstateparks.com/parks/kaca/



FRI
2
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Huachuca Astronomy Club - Telescope Clinic

Learn how to assemble, align, and use your telescope.  Huachuca Astronomy Club members will be present to provide individual help and instruction.  This is a great opportunity to learn from the experts.

When:  7 p.m.
Where:  Patterson Observatory, University of Arizona, Sierra Vista, 1140 N. Colombo Dr.  A  map is available here.
Admission:  Free.  Bring your telescope.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-432-6099, www.hacastronomy.org



SAT
3
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

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/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

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.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, www.sierravistacommunitymarket.com



SUN
4
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

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



MON
5
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.

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



TUE
6
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.

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
7
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Birders and nature enthusiasts, novice or experienced, are invited to attend.   The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining 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: 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/



THU
8
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, beef, and pork, specialty breads, and baked goods.  Shop for unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, and salsas.  Food vendors offer a variety of menu items, and local artists perform live music to relax and enjoy.  

When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-678-2638, 520-417-6960, www.sierravistafarmersmarket.com



FRI
9

SAT
10
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

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/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

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.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, www.sierravistacommunitymarket.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided History Walk - Fairbank Historic Townsite

Fairbank was an important transportation hub during the silver boom in and around Tombstone.  The tour will include the restored schoolhouse, mercantile building, town cemetery, and other remnants of this historic railroad town.   Fairbank was the longest-lasting ghost town along the San Pedro, with occupation spanning 1881 to 1972.  Learn about the many colorful events and personalities that wove the fabric of the town.

This walk is about one mile in length, and will last about one and a half hours.

When:  1 p.m.
Where:  Fairbank Historic Townsite, Hwy. 82, between Whetstone & Tombstone  (Parking area is about one quarter mile east of the San Pedro River, north side of Hwy. 82)
Admission:  Free, donations gratefully accepted
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/



SUN
11
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

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



MON
12
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.

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



TUE
13
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.

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
14
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 22nd Annual Wings Over Willcox

This premier birding and nature festival combines adventure, entertainment, and education for the novice, expert, and curious.  Free seminars, nature expo, guided tours on birding, history, wine tasting, and more!   Please check the website for a full listing of activities and registration.

When:  Jan. 14-18, 2015
Where:  1500 North Circle I Road, Willcox
Admission:  Free.  For tour fees and registration, call or register on-line.
Info:  520-417-6960,  800-200-2272, and www.wingsoverwillcox.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Birders and nature enthusiasts, novice or experienced, are invited to attend.   The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining 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: 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/



THU
15
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 22nd Annual Wings Over Willcox

This premier birding and nature festival combines adventure, entertainment, and education for the novice, expert, and curious.  Free seminars, nature expo, guided tours on birding, history, wine tasting, and more!   Please check the website for a full listing of activities and registration.

When:  Jan. 14-18, 2015
Where:  1500 North Circle I Road, Willcox
Admission:  Free.  For tour fees and registration, call or register on-line.
Info:  520-417-6960,  800-200-2272, and www.wingsoverwillcox.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, beef, and pork, specialty breads, and baked goods.  Shop for unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, and salsas.  Food vendors offer a variety of menu items, and local artists perform live music to relax and enjoy.  

When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-678-2638, 520-417-6960, www.sierravistafarmersmarket.com



FRI
16
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 22nd Annual Wings Over Willcox

This premier birding and nature festival combines adventure, entertainment, and education for the novice, expert, and curious.  Free seminars, nature expo, guided tours on birding, history, wine tasting, and more!   Please check the website for a full listing of activities and registration.

When:  Jan. 14-18, 2015
Where:  1500 North Circle I Road, Willcox
Admission:  Free.  For tour fees and registration, call or register on-line.
Info:  520-417-6960,  800-200-2272, and www.wingsoverwillcox.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert

The Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra is proud to present its 20th season.  Enjoy the winter concert - Half Pops, Half Classical "Villians and Heroes".  Conductor, Roger Bayes.

When: Pre-concert seminar 6 p.m.,  doors open 6:30 p.m., performance starts at 7 p.m.
Where: Buena Performing Arts Center, 5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
Admission: General admission $25; reserved seating, $30; family with children, $30.  Tickets available at Oscar Yrun Community Center, Safeway, Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce, Dillards, and Box Office, Buena High School
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-458-5189, and www.sierravistasymphony.org



SAT
17
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 22nd Annual Wings Over Willcox

This premier birding and nature festival combines adventure, entertainment, and education for the novice, expert, and curious.  Free seminars, nature expo, guided tours on birding, history, wine tasting, and more!   Please check the website for a full listing of activities and registration.

When:  Jan. 14-18, 2015
Where:  1500 North Circle I Road, Willcox
Admission:  Free.  For tour fees and registration, call or register on-line.
Info:  520-417-6960,  800-200-2272, and www.wingsoverwillcox.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

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/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

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.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, www.sierravistacommunitymarket.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Fiesta Playa at Zarpara Vineyard

Celebrate the third anniversary of the opening of the Zapara Tasting Room.  Enjoy music, tapas, and of course, the wine at this special fiesta.

When:  12 to 5 p.m.
Where:  Zarpara Vineyard Tasting Room, 6777 S. Zarpara Lane, Willcox
Admission:  $15 per person
Info:  602-904-3088 www.zarpara.com



SUN
18
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 22nd Annual Wings Over Willcox

This premier birding and nature festival combines adventure, entertainment, and education for the novice, expert, and curious.  Free seminars, nature expo, guided tours on birding, history, wine tasting, and more!   Please check the website for a full listing of activities and registration.

When:  Jan. 14-18, 2015
Where:  1500 North Circle I Road, Willcox
Admission:  Free.  For tour fees and registration, call or register on-line.
Info:  520-417-6960,  800-200-2272, and www.wingsoverwillcox.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

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



MON
19
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.

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



TUE
20
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.

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
21
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Birders and nature enthusiasts, novice or experienced, are invited to attend.   The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining 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: 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/



THU
22
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Patterson Observatory Public Night

The Patterson Observatory and the Huachuca Astronomy Club invite you to a public viewing of the night sky.  Weather permitting, you will be able to view the heavens with the 20-inch Patterson Telescope and other instruments. Among possible sights are craters of the crescent moon, gas giant planets Uranus and Neptune, double stars, various star clusters, nebula, planetary nebula and distant galaxies.

Please note that start times change with sunset times.  All events depend on the weather - the telescope dome cannot be opened during rainfall, high winds and total overcast.  Events could be cancelled due to weather conditions.

When:  6:15 p.m.
Where:  Patterson Observatory, University of Arizona, Sierra Vista, 1140 N. Colombo Dr.  A  map is available here.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, www.hacastronomy.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, beef, and pork, specialty breads, and baked goods.  Shop for unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, and salsas.  Food vendors offer a variety of menu items, and local artists perform live music to relax and enjoy.  

When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-678-2638, 520-417-6960, www.sierravistafarmersmarket.com



FRI
23

SAT
24
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Birders and nature enthusiasts, novice or experienced, are invited to attend.   The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining 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: 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/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

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/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

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.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, www.sierravistacommunitymarket.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Friends of the San Pedro River Guided History Walk - Millville Ruins & Petroglyphs

Join this special guided walk and learn about the historic town of Millville.  Millville served the Tombstone mines between 1878 and 1889, and was a “boomtown” in every sense of the word – a quick rise and a rapid decline. This site is also well known for its many petroglyphs etched into the rocky hillsides.  Be prepared for the weather with good shoes, water, and a hat.

When:  9 a.m.
Where: Meet at the Millville Parking Area, north side of Charleston Road, about one quarter mile east of the San Pedro River.
Admission:  Free; donations accepted to support docent programs.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445,  http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/



SUN
25
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

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



MON
26
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.

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



TUE
27
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.

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Birders and nature enthusiasts, novice or experienced, are invited to attend.   The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining 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: 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/



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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, beef, and pork, specialty breads, and baked goods.  Shop for unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, and salsas.  Food vendors offer a variety of menu items, and local artists perform live music to relax and enjoy.  

When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-678-2638, 520-417-6960, www.sierravistafarmersmarket.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Wine Tasting

Hoppin' Grapes presents this special wine tasting featuring wines from Callaghan Vineyards.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit Boots for OUR Troops Foundation.  This is a special opportunity to enjoy our fantastic local wines while contributing to a worthy cause.  

When:  5 - 7 p.m.
Where:  Hoppin' Grapes, 409 W. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  $15 per person
Info and Tickets:  520-338-9463 or 844-838-2368



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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Hoedown - Square and Round Dance Festival

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, tmt-festival@cox.net  www.sardasa.com



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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

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/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Hoedown - Square and Round Dance Festival

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, tmt-festival@cox.net  www.sardasa.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

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.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, www.sierravistacommunitymarket.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Coronado National Memorial Ranger led Hike - Coronado Cave

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.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-366-5515 ext.0, www.nps.gov/coro




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.