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SAT
1
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://www.sanpedroriver.org/fsprhome.shtml


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Water Wise Presents: Septic Care

Learn how to take proper care of your septic system, and protect well water quality.

When:  9 a.m. to 11:30 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 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 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Wine Festival - Elks Lodge

Enjoy the wide variety of local wines from nine wineries in Elgin, Sonoita, and Willcox.  There will be live music, beer available for the beer lovers, arts & crafts vendors, and food vendors.

When:  11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane
Admission:  Free.  Tastings and bottles available for purchase
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-458-2065


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista St. Martin's New Release Festival

Taste new releases from seven Sonoita wineries.  There will be live music, vendors for shopping, and activities for the children.

When:  10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:  Sonoita Vineyards, 290 Elgin-Canelo Rd., Elgin (see website for map & directions)
Admission:  $35 per person (over 21 years of age)
Info:  520-417-6960, www.sonoitavineyards.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



SUN
2
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: 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


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 Sierra Vista Wine Festival - Elks Lodge

Enjoy the wide variety of local wines from nine wineries in Elgin, Sonoita, and Willcox.  There will be live music, beer available for the beer lovers, arts & crafts vendors, and food vendors.

When:  11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane
Admission:  Free.  Tastings and bottles available for purchase
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-458-2065



MON
3
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: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For a schedule please visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



TUE
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 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.

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

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960.  For a schedule please visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Astronomy Lecture and lab

The Huachuca Astronomy Club and University South Foundation's Patterson Observatory offer this free astronomy class.  Participants learn about the fundamental concepts of practical modern astronomy and the lecture will highlight a different topic each week.

Individuals may sign up for the entire seven weeks of class, or for individual lectures.  Classes are open to individuals age 16 and older, and registration is encouraged as class size is limited.

When:  7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where:  Patterson Observatory, University of Arizona Sierra Vista campus, 1040 N. Colombo.  A map is available here
Admission:  Free.  Registration is suggested.
Info:  520-458-8278 x2129, or sueskind@email.arizona.edu, or http://www.hacastronomy.org/



WED
5

THU
6
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 Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - Free.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



FRI
7
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 38th Annual Holiday A'Fair

A premiere fall art and craft show, featuring creations of the area's finest artisans.

When:  Friday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Saturday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:  Windemere Hotel & Conference Center, 2047 S. Hwy. 92
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960



SAT
8
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://www.sanpedroriver.org/fsprhome.shtml


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Friends of the San Pedro River History Walk - Presidio Santa Cruz de Terrenate

Join the Friends of the San Pedro River for an interpretive walk at the Spanish Presidio Santa Cruz de Terrenate, an important historic site within the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.  As the Spanish extended their empire out of Mexico, they established a Presidio (fortress) along the San Pedro River. Construction began in 1776. Learn about the Presidio and what happened there to make the Spanish abandon the fort in 1780. A trained docent will lead the walk and provide information on this historic site. The walk is about three miles (round trip) and will take about three hours. Be prepared for the weather with good shoes, water, and a hat.

When: 9 a.m.
Where: Meet at the Presidio parking area off Hwy 82, west of the San Pedro River, one mile north on In-Balance Ranch Road.
Admission: Free; donations to support FSPR programs gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445 or http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


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 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Festival of the Arts - Holy Trinity Monastery

This annual Festival of the Arts features music, great food, and more than 100 vendors from all over southeast Arizona.  Bring your family and friends to enjoy this very special festival.

When:  Sat., Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Where:  Holy Trinity Monastery, Hwy. 80 (between mile markers 302 and 303), St. David.
Admission:  Free.  Parking fee $2 per vehicle and includes a raffle ticket.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-686-1589,  http://www.holytrinitymonastery.org/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 10th Annual Veterans' Day 5K Fun Run and 2K Fun Walk

Runners and walkers who pre-register will receive a race T-shirt.  First, second, and third place awards will be presented in each division/category.  This run and walk starts and finishes at the Oscar Yrun Community Center Tennis Courts.

When:  8:00 a.m.
Where:  Oscar Yrun Community Center Tennis Courts, 3020 E. Tacoma
Admission:  5K Run, $14 per person ($16 day of the Race).  2K Walk, $10 per person ($12 day of the Walk)
Info:  520-458-7922, 520-417-4800, or register at the Oscar Yrun Community Center, or the Sierra Vista Aquatic Center "The Cove."
 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 38th Annual Holiday A'Fair

A premiere fall art and craft show, featuring creations of the area's finest artisans.

When:  Friday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Saturday, Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:  Windemere Hotel & Conference Center, 2047 S. Hwy. 92
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960



SUN
9
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: 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


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 Annual Festival of the Arts - Holy Trinity Monastery

This annual Festival of the Arts features music, great food, and more than 100 vendors from all over southeast Arizona.  Bring your family and friends to enjoy this very special festival.

When:  Sat., Nov. 9, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Where:  Holy Trinity Monastery, Hwy. 80 (between mile markers 302 and 303), St. David.
Admission:  Free.  Parking fee $2 per vehicle and includes a raffle ticket.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-686-1589,  http://www.holytrinitymonastery.org/



MON
10
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: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For a schedule please visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



TUE
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 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.

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

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960.  For a schedule please visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Astronomy Lecture and lab

The Huachuca Astronomy Club and University South Foundation's Patterson Observatory offer this free astronomy class.  Participants learn about the fundamental concepts of practical modern astronomy and the lecture will highlight a different topic each week.

Individuals may sign up for the entire seven weeks of class, or for individual lectures.  Classes are open to individuals age 16 and older, and registration is encouraged as class size is limited.

When:  7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where:  Patterson Observatory, University of Arizona Sierra Vista campus, 1040 N. Colombo.  A map is available here
Admission:  Free.  Registration is suggested.
Info:  520-458-8278 x2129, or sueskind@email.arizona.edu, or http://www.hacastronomy.org/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 20th Annual Veterans Day Parade

Sierra Vista residents are invited to attend this parade to honor the area's veterans and active duty soldiers. A short ceremony will take place at Veterans Memorial Park immediately following the parade.

When:  9 a.m.
Where:  The parade starts 9 a.m. at Fry Blvd. and 7th St., and travels east on Fry to Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-417-7922



WED
12
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: 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/



THU
13
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 Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - Free.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



FRI
14

SAT
15
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://www.sanpedroriver.org/fsprhome.shtml


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 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



SUN
16
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: 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


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



MON
17
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: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For a schedule please visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



TUE
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 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.

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

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960.  For a schedule please visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Astronomy Lecture and lab

The Huachuca Astronomy Club and University South Foundation's Patterson Observatory offer this free astronomy class.  Participants learn about the fundamental concepts of practical modern astronomy and the lecture will highlight a different topic each week.

Individuals may sign up for the entire seven weeks of class, or for individual lectures.  Classes are open to individuals age 16 and older, and registration is encouraged as class size is limited.

When:  7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where:  Patterson Observatory, University of Arizona Sierra Vista campus, 1040 N. Colombo.  A map is available here
Admission:  Free.  Registration is suggested.
Info:  520-458-8278 x2129, or sueskind@email.arizona.edu, or http://www.hacastronomy.org/



WED
19

THU
20
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:  5:45 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 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 Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - Free.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Friends of the San Pedro River Lecture: Springs of the Sky Islands

Learn about the nature of springs, their importance in our region, what threatens them, and how they can be protected in this lecture presented by Carianne Campbell, Landscape Restoration Program Manager at Sky Islands Alliance.

When:  7:00 p.m.
Where:  Public Meeting Room, Sierra Vista Ranger District Office, 4070 S. Avenida Saracino, Hereford.  (Off Hwy. 92, between Ramsey and Carr Canyon.)
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-459-2555, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/



FRI
21

SAT
22
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://www.sanpedroriver.org/fsprhome.shtml


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: 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 Sierra Vista Community Gardens Presents - Learning at the Gardens

Join fellow gardeners for this information session, Container Gardening.  Presented by Rosemarie Burke.

When:  Presentation starts at Noon.
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 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 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



SUN
23
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: 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


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 Annual Festival of Trees

Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces are donated by business and individuals and placed on display at The Mall at Sierra Vista. All entries are judged and winners are presented with ribbons that are displayed with their entries. All these beautiful items are then auctioned, and proceeds benefit local non-profit groups.

When: Displays will be open during Mall hours, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 Mercado Loop
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-515-4654 or email festival@svherald.com



MON
24
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: Meet at Sears parking lot, south-east corner. Hiking Locations vary.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For a schedule please visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Festival of Trees

Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces are donated by business and individuals and placed on display at The Mall at Sierra Vista. All entries are judged and winners are presented with ribbons that are displayed with their entries. All these beautiful items are then auctioned, and proceeds benefit local non-profit groups.

When: Displays will be open during Mall hours, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 Mercado Loop
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-515-4654 or email festival@svherald.com



TUE
25
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.

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

Admission:  Free

Info: 520-417-6960.  For a schedule please visit http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Festival of Trees

Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces are donated by business and individuals and placed on display at The Mall at Sierra Vista. All entries are judged and winners are presented with ribbons that are displayed with their entries. All these beautiful items are then auctioned, and proceeds benefit local non-profit groups.

When: Displays will be open during Mall hours, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 Mercado Loop
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-515-4654 or email festival@svherald.com



WED
26
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Festival of Trees

Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces are donated by business and individuals and placed on display at The Mall at Sierra Vista. All entries are judged and winners are presented with ribbons that are displayed with their entries. All these beautiful items are then auctioned, and proceeds benefit local non-profit groups.

When: Displays will be open during Mall hours, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 Mercado Loop
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-515-4654 or email festival@svherald.com



THU
27

FRI
28
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Festival of Trees

Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces are donated by business and individuals and placed on display at The Mall at Sierra Vista. All entries are judged and winners are presented with ribbons that are displayed with their entries. All these beautiful items are then auctioned, and proceeds benefit local non-profit groups.

When: Displays will be open during Mall hours, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 Mercado Loop
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-515-4654 or email festival@svherald.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Old Pearce Heritage Days

Visit a ghost town that comes to life once a year and experience the history and heritage of Pearce.  Enjoy free tours of town, displays and exhibits, antique car show, vendors, live music, food, and more.

When:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m., November 28 and 29.
Where:  Pearce.  From I-10, take Exit 318, Dragoon Rd.  Travel to the end of Dragoon Rd. and turn right onto Hwy. 191.  Travel approx. 7 miles. Turn right on Ghost Town Trail, travel one mile to event location.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960 or http://oldpearceheritagedays.blogspot.com/



SAT
29
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://www.sanpedroriver.org/fsprhome.shtml


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 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Ramsey Canyon Preserve Color Walk

Enjoy the beautiful colors of autumn during this docent-led walk.  The walk wanders up an easy, shady trail and leaders share information about the lively natural and cultural history of the canyon.  A great opportunity to relax, enjoy and learn about The Nature Conservancy work here and beyond.

When:  9:00 a.m.
Where:  Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6.00 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3.00 per person. Children under 16 - FREE.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Festival of Trees

Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces are donated by business and individuals and placed on display at The Mall at Sierra Vista. All entries are judged and winners are presented with ribbons that are displayed with their entries. All these beautiful items are then auctioned, and proceeds benefit local non-profit groups.

When: Displays will be open during Mall hours, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 Mercado Loop
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-515-4654 or email festival@svherald.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Old Pearce Heritage Days

Visit a ghost town that comes to life once a year and experience the history and heritage of Pearce.  Enjoy free tours of town, displays and exhibits, antique car show, vendors, live music, food, and more.

When:  9 a.m. to 4 p.m., November 28 and 29.
Where:  Pearce.  From I-10, take Exit 318, Dragoon Rd.  Travel to the end of Dragoon Rd. and turn right onto Hwy. 191.  Travel approx. 7 miles. Turn right on Ghost Town Trail, travel one mile to event location.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960 or http://oldpearceheritagedays.blogspot.com/



SUN
30
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: 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


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 Annual Festival of Trees

Christmas trees, wreaths, and centerpieces are donated by business and individuals and placed on display at The Mall at Sierra Vista. All entries are judged and winners are presented with ribbons that are displayed with their entries. All these beautiful items are then auctioned, and proceeds benefit local non-profit groups.

When: Displays will be open during Mall hours, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Noon to 6 p.m.
Where: The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 Mercado Loop
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-515-4654 or email festival@svherald.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.