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2013 July Aug 2014 September 2015

FRI
1
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival

Southwest Wings is Arizona's Longest Running Nature Festival and is 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.

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 right here - in our spectacular high desert environment of Sierra Vista and Cochise County!

When:  July 31 through August 2
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free
Info:  For schedules, field trip registration and information please visit the website, or call 520-266-0149
Registration for field trips opens April 5.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding Session at the 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 E. Highway 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission:  Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org



SAT
2
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: 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/wpfspr/


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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


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

Southwest Wings is Arizona's Longest Running Nature Festival and is 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.

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 right here - in our spectacular high desert environment of Sierra Vista and Cochise County!

When:  July 31 through August 2
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free
Info:  For schedules, field trip registration and information please visit the website, or call 520-266-0149
Registration for field trips opens April 5.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista HarvestFest at Sonoita Vineyards

Harvest season kicks off with this weekend festival.  There will be grape stomping competitions, horse-drawn wagon vineyard tours, and wine tastings that showcase signature vintages.

When:   10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, August 2-3
Where:  Sonoita Vineyards, 3 miles south of Elgin at 290 Elgin-Canelo Road, Elgin
Admission:  $20 (over 21 years of age) includes wine tastings, wine and food pairings, and souvenir glass
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-455-5893, www.sonoitavineyards.com/festivals/harvestfest2014/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

This market offers something for everyone.  Shop a wide variety of unique and homemade crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey, locally grown produce and much more.  Be sure to enjoy lunch and the local enterainment while you are there.

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
3
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 is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista HarvestFest at Sonoita Vineyards

Harvest season kicks off with this weekend festival.  There will be grape stomping competitions, horse-drawn wagon vineyard tours, and wine tastings that showcase signature vintages.

When:   10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, August 2-3
Where:  Sonoita Vineyards, 3 miles south of Elgin at 290 Elgin-Canelo Road, Elgin
Admission:  $20 (over 21 years of age) includes wine tastings, wine and food pairings, and souvenir glass
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-455-5893, www.sonoitavineyards.com/festivals/harvestfest2014/



MON
4
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 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. No admission charge the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



TUE
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 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
6

THU
7
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Farmers Market

Come and enjoy our fantastic Sierra Vista Farmer's Market. There is something for everyone...fresh and delicious locally grown produce...grass fed lamb, beef, pork and more...take home specialty breads and baked goods...shop the many booths featuring unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, salsas and much more. Have lunch at the market - a great way to spend mid-day.

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 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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, entrance fees are waived if your group is accompanied by someone under the age of 16.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



FRI
8
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Tombstone Vigilante Days

This annual celebration includes street entertainment and shows, a raffle drawing, chili cook-off, music, a 10k run, and more.

When:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10
Where:  Tombstone
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-457-3451, http://www.explorecochise.com/Tombstone-vigilante-days 



SAT
9
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: 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/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Water Wise Presents: Attracting Pollinators with Native Plants

Learn how to landscape with native plants that attract watchable wildlife.

When:  9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Where:  Public meeting room, Groth Hall, University of Arizona Sierra Vista Campus, 1140 N. Colombo Ave.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-458-8278 x2141  or http://waterwise.arizona.edu/


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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding Session at the 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 E. Highway 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission:  Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Tombstone Vigilante Days

This annual celebration includes street entertainment and shows, a raffle drawing, chili cook-off, music, a 10k run, and more.

When:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10
Where:  Tombstone
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-457-3451, http://www.explorecochise.com/Tombstone-vigilante-days 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

This market offers something for everyone.  Shop a wide variety of unique and homemade crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey, locally grown produce and much more.  Be sure to enjoy lunch and the local enterainment while you are there.

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
10
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 is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding Session on Fort Huachuca

The public is invited to get a up-close look at the catch, band, weigh, measure and release of hummingbirds for research purposes.   These sessions are organized by the Hummingbird Monitoring Network.

When: Sunrise until approximately 10 a.m.
Where: Public Affairs Office, Bldg. 21115, Off Grierson, Ft. Huachuca.
Admission: Free.
Info:  520-417-6960.
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

Road to Restoration:  the Goulds Turkey.  John Millican, National Wild Turkey Federation, provides current information on the status of the wild turkey in our local southeastern Arizona area.

When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Carr House (From Sierra Vista travel south on Hwy 92.  Turn right on Carr Canyon Road.  Travel 2.1 miles to Carr House, on the left after a concrete dip in the road)
Admission:  Free, donations appreciated
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-803-9475 (weekends only), www.huachucamountains.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Tombstone Vigilante Days

This annual celebration includes street entertainment and shows, a raffle drawing, chili cook-off, music, a 10k run, and more.

When:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday, Aug. 8-10
Where:  Tombstone
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-457-3451, http://www.explorecochise.com/Tombstone-vigilante-days 



MON
11
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 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. No admission charge the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



TUE
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 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
13
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: 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/wpfspr/



THU
14
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Farmers Market

Come and enjoy our fantastic Sierra Vista Farmer's Market. There is something for everyone...fresh and delicious locally grown produce...grass fed lamb, beef, pork and more...take home specialty breads and baked goods...shop the many booths featuring unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, salsas and much more. Have lunch at the market - a great way to spend mid-day.

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 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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, entrance fees are waived if your group is accompanied by someone under the age of 16.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



FRI
15

SAT
16
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: 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/wpfspr/


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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding Session at the 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 E. Highway 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission:  Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bug Night at Kartchner Caverns State Park

"Bug Night" will consist of outdoor insect viewing.  Join John Palting,  from the University of Arizona, Department of Entomology, for this special hands-on learning experience. 

Visitors should bring their own flashlights, and dress for the weather. 

When:  7 p.m. to about 9 p.m.  The Scorpion Walk will be at 8 p.m.
Where:  Kartchner Caverns State Park, Hwy. 90 (9 miles south of Benson)
Admission:  $6 per vehicle entrance fee (for up to 4 adults).  Cave tours are sold separately.
Info:  520-417-6960, Reservations 520-586-2283,  http://azstateparks.com/parks/kaca/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

This market offers something for everyone.  Shop a wide variety of unique and homemade crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey, locally grown produce and much more.  Be sure to enjoy lunch and the local enterainment while you are there.

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
17
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 is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 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
18
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 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. No admission charge the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



TUE
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 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
20

THU
21
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Farmers Market

Come and enjoy our fantastic Sierra Vista Farmer's Market. There is something for everyone...fresh and delicious locally grown produce...grass fed lamb, beef, pork and more...take home specialty breads and baked goods...shop the many booths featuring unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, salsas and much more. Have lunch at the market - a great way to spend mid-day.

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 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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, entrance fees are waived if your group is accompanied by someone under the age of 16.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



FRI
22

SAT
23
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: 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/wpfspr/


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: 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/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Gardens Presents - Breakfast & Learning at the Gardens

Local area experts will answer questions and help you with your gardening techniques during the 3rd Annual Breakfast.  Light refreshments will be available.  Following breakfast, stay and enjoy the presentation on Companion Planting.  Speaker TBD.

When:  Breakfast 8 a.m.  Presentation begins 9 a.m.
Where:  Sierra Vista Community Gardens, 300 E. Wilcox.
Admission:  Free and open to the public.  Donations gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, www.svcommunitygardens.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 17th Annual Water Wise/Master Gardener Xeriscape Landscape Tour

Tour several beautiful, low-water landscapes in our area that will be open to the public.  Master Gardeners will be at each site to assist visitors. 

When:  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:  Information about this self-guided tour is available at:  UA Cooperative Extension Water Wise Program, 520-458-8278 x 2141 or email jwilliams@cals.arizona.edu
Admission:  Free


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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding Session at the 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 E. Highway 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission:  Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 15th Annual Hummingbird Triathlon

This annual event features seven age divisions, team and individual competitions, and awards.

When:  6:00 a.m.  (check-in starts 5 a.m.)
Where:  Start and Finish, Sierra Vista Aquatic Center, The Cove.  2900 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway
Registration and Information:  Jack King at 520-439-2302 or Terese at 520-439-2275  Flyer


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Magdelena Bash Harvest Fesitval at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Enjoy the celebration of this year's harvest at Kief-Joshua Vineyards.  There will be several new Arizona wine releases, and music performances by Country Western artist Andy Hersey and the Dry River Yacht Club.

When:  11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin
Admission:  $8 tasting fee (over 21 years of age) includes souvenir glass.
Info:  520-455-5582, www.kj-vineyards.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

This market offers something for everyone.  Shop a wide variety of unique and homemade crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey, locally grown produce and much more.  Be sure to enjoy lunch and the local enterainment while you are there.

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
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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 is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding Session on Fort Huachuca

The public is invited to get a up-close look at the catch, band, weigh, measure and release of hummingbirds for research purposes.   These sessions are organized by the Hummingbird Monitoring Network.

When: Sunrise until approximately 10 a.m.
Where: Public Affairs Office, Bldg. 21115, Off Grierson, Ft. Huachuca.
Admission: Free.
Info:  520-417-6960.
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

Butterflies of the Huachuca Mountains presented by Priscilla Brodkin.  Learn how to identify the beautiful butterflies of our area, their defense mechanisms, the basics of butterfly gardening, and more.

When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Carr House (From Sierra Vista travel south on Hwy 92.  Turn right on Carr Canyon Road.  Travel 2.1 miles to Carr House, on the left after a concrete dip in the road)
Admission:  Free, donations appreciated
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-803-9475 (weekends only), www.huachucamountains.org



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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 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. No admission charge the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



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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 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 2014 Army Soldier Show

The 2014 U.S Army Soldier Show showcases the talents of active duty soldiers.  The theme of this year's show is " Stand Strong".

When:  7:00 p.m.
Where:  Buena Performing Arts Center, 5225 Buena School Road
Admission:  Free, first-come, first-served
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-533-5714 or 520-266-0254



WED
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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 2014 Army Soldier Show

The 2014 U.S Army Soldier Show showcases the talents of active duty soldiers.  The theme of this year's show is " Stand Strong".

When:  7:00 p.m.
Where:  Buena Performing Arts Center, 5225 Buena School Road
Admission:  Free, first-come, first-served
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-533-5714 or 520-266-0254



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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Farmers Market

Come and enjoy our fantastic Sierra Vista Farmer's Market. There is something for everyone...fresh and delicious locally grown produce...grass fed lamb, beef, pork and more...take home specialty breads and baked goods...shop the many booths featuring unique products such as local roasted coffees, honey products, salsas and much more. Have lunch at the market - a great way to spend mid-day.

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 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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
From Memorial Day through Labor Day, entrance fees are waived if your group is accompanied by someone under the age of 16.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



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SAT
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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: 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/wpfspr/


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 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - free. Free admission the first Saturday of every month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


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 Hummingbird Banding Session at the 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 E. Highway 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission:  Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, 520-432-1388 or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

This market offers something for everyone.  Shop a wide variety of unique and homemade crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey, locally grown produce and much more.  Be sure to enjoy lunch and the local enterainment while you are there.

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
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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 is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 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


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




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.