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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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb and beef, 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 for shoppers to 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



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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 each 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. Please check the Arizona Folklore Preserve website for a schedule of performances.

When:  Doors open 1 p.m.  Performance starts 2 p.m.
Where:  56 E. Folklore Trail. From Hwy. 92, take Ramsey Canyon Rd. west 3.3 miles to entrance.
Admission:  Adults, $15; Children age 17 and under, $6.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-378-6165, www.arizonafolklore.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 48th Annual 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Event

Bring your family and friends and enjoy a full day of special events at the Park, and the spectacular fireworks show in the evening at the Sports Complex.

Daytime events at Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd., include:

5th Annual Pets & People Promenade
7 a.m. Registration, 7:30 a.m. Judging of entries, 8 a.m. Promenade, 8:30 a.m. Awards.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. "Salute to The Union" at Centennial Pavilion.

12 p.m.  Chili cook-off tasting cup presales, 12:30 p.m. Chili Cook-off tasting and judging.

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Fort Huachuca military displays.

All day:  Arts & crafts vendors and entertainment.

8:05 p.m. to 9 p.m. The 48th Spectacular Fireworks Show, City of Sierra Vista Sports Complex, Domingo Paiz, Tacoma St. and Coronado Dr.

For more information please call, 520-417-6960.


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

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States and is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Southwest.  Join this guided walk and learn why it has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  The walks are usually 1 1/2 to 2 miles long over easy terrain.  Please wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions, and bring at least one quart of water per person. 

When: 8 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 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 Summer Concert Series at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Enjoy the afternoon with friends, fine wine, and live music performed by local artists every Saturday through September 5.

Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin.
When:  1 to 4 p.m., every Saturday through September 5.
Admission:  Free.  Tasting $8 per person (includes glass), food available for purchase.
Please visit www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com for a performance schedule and directions, or 520-455-5582. 



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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Bird Walk at the Environmental Operations Park

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: 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. Please check the Arizona Folklore Preserve website for a schedule of performances.

When:  Doors open 1 p.m.  Performance starts 2 p.m.
Where:  56 E. Folklore Trail. From Hwy. 92, take Ramsey Canyon Rd. west 3.3 miles to entrance.
Admission:  Adults, $15; Children age 17 and under, $6.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-378-6165, www.arizonafolklore.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Hummingbird Banding Sessions 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.  Please visit  www.hummonnet.org  for current schedule.

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


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

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


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 each 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.  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: 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://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/



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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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb and beef, 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 for shoppers to 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



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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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


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

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States and is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Southwest.  Join this guided walk and learn why it has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  The walks are usually 1 1/2 to 2 miles long over easy terrain.  Please wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions, and 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://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Concert in the Park

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy some of Cochise County’s most popular musicians at the Centennial Pavilion in Veterans Memorial Park.

When:  6:30-8 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-439-2300.  List of concerts  Please note, the schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Christmas in July Bazaar

Come early - this is a very popular annual bazaar.  Enjoy shopping for unique items including jewelry, quilts, clothing, pet accessories, candles, and more.

When:  9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where:  Ethel H. Berger Center, 2950 E. Tacoma St., and Oscar Yrun Community Center, 3020 E. Tacoma St.
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-417-2300


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 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 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. Hwy. 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission:  Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Concert Series at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Enjoy the afternoon with friends, fine wine, and live music performed by local artists every Saturday through September 5.

Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin.
When:  1 to 4 p.m., every Saturday through September 5.
Admission:  Free.  Tasting $8 per person (includes glass), food available for purchase.
Please visit www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com for a performance schedule and directions, or 520-455-5582. 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 4th Annual Real Wishes Foundation - Dancing Like the Stars

The Real Wishes Foundation presents this favorite annual dinner show and live auction, "Evening For Wishes". The Foundation is entirely volunteer staffed and 100% of money raised fulfills needs of those in our community.  Enjoy this special evening of dining and entertainment, and make a contribution to this very important cause.

When:  4:30 to 10 p.m.
Where:  Thunder Mountain Activity Center, Bldg #70525, Irwin and Kelsay Rd., Fort Huachuca
Admission:  $60, tickets are available at Dillards, Southeast Arizona Association of Realtors and www.realwishesfoundation.org
Info:  520-458-7802 and website above.

NOTE: Fort Huachuca is an active military installation. US citizens may access the post by providing photo ID for everyone over the age of 16 along with proof of current vehicle registration and insurance.



SUN
12
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Bird Walk at the Environmental Operations Park

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: 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 Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Join Friends of the Huachuca Mountains for this special educational presentation on "Journaling In Nature - A Family Oriented Activity" presented by guest speaker, Jane Chambers.

When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Carr House Information Center.  From Hwy. 92, travel west on Carr Canyon Rd. about 2.1 miles.  Carr House is on the left.  Carr House
Admission:  Free, donations appreciated.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-803-9475 (weekends only), www.huachucamountains.org



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

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

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


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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



TUE
14
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



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THU
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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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb and beef, 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 for shoppers to 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
17
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. Hwy. 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission:  Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista St. David Pioneer Days

Pioneer Days is a great opportunity to enjoy many special activities activities.  There will be demonstrations, games, vendors, music, fireworks, parade, heritage quilt drawing and more.

When:  Friday, July 17 event starts at 5 p.m.  Saturday, July 18, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where:  St. David School, 70 E. Patton St., St. David
For a complete list of activities and more information, please visit www.SaintDavidHeritage.org



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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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


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

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States and is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Southwest.  Join this guided walk and learn why it has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  The walks are usually 1 1/2 to 2 miles long over easy terrain.  Please wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions, and 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://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Summer Concert in the Park

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy some of Cochise County’s most popular musicians at the Centennial Pavilion in Veterans Memorial Park.  

When:  6:30-8 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-439-2300.  List of concerts  Please note, the schedule is subject to change due to inclement weather.


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 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 Summer Concert Series at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Enjoy the afternoon with friends, fine wine, and live music performed by local artists every Saturday through September 5.

Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin.
When:  1 to 4 p.m., every Saturday through September 5.
Admission:  Free.  Tasting $8 per person (includes glass), food available for purchase.
Please visit www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com for a performance schedule and directions, or 520-455-5582. 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista St. David Pioneer Days

Pioneer Days is a great opportunity to enjoy many special activities activities.  There will be demonstrations, games, vendors, music, fireworks, parade, heritage quilt drawing and more.

When:  Friday, July 17 event starts at 5 p.m.  Saturday, July 18, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Where:  St. David School, 70 E. Patton St., St. David
For a complete list of activities and more information, please visit www.SaintDavidHeritage.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Carr Canyon Guided History Walk

Friends of the Huachuca Mountains invite you to learn about the history and residents of Carr Canyon from 1880 to 1929 during this special history walk led by Rosemary Snapp.  Be sure to bring your camera and binoculars for the many photo and viewing opportunities on this walk.

When:  9:30 a.m.
Where:  Meet at Carr House Visitor Center, 1011 Carr Canyon Rd., Hereford.  (From Hwy 92, about 2.1 miles west on Carr Canyon Rd.)Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-417-6960, www.huachucamountains.org



SUN
19
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Bird Walk at the Environmental Operations Park

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: 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 Sessions 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.  Please 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.



MON
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


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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website



TUE
21
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
22

THU
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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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb and beef, 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 for shoppers to 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 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. Hwy. 90, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/
Admission:  Free, but donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, or visit www.sabo.org



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SAT
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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 each month.
Info:  520-378-2785; 520-417-6960, website


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://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


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

The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States and is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Southwest.  Join this guided walk and learn why it has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  The walks are usually 1 1/2 to 2 miles long over easy terrain.  Please wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions, and 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://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 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 Summer Concert Series at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Enjoy the afternoon with friends, fine wine, and live music performed by local artists every Saturday through September 5.

Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin.
When:  1 to 4 p.m., every Saturday through September 5.
Admission:  Free.  Tasting $8 per person (includes glass), food available for purchase.
Please visit www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com for a performance schedule and directions, or 520-455-5582. 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Wine-Dinner-Evening at Elks Lodge

Elks Lodge and Wilhelm Family Vineyards hosts this special evening.  Enjoy an exclusive 3-course dinner, wine pairing, music performance by Cadillac Cowboys, and dance the night away.

When:  Social hour 5 p.m.  Dinner, wine and entertainment begins 6 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge #2065, 1 Elks Lane
Admission:  $25 by reservation only.
Info and reservations:  520-458-2065



SUN
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Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Bird Walk at the Environmental Operations Park

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: 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 Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Join Friends of the Huachuca Mountains for this special educational presentation on "Dragons and Damsels of the Huachuca Mountains" presented by guest speaker, Jeff Babson.

When: 1:30 p.m.
Where: Carr House Information Center.  From Hwy. 92, travel west on Carr Canyon Rd. about 2.1 miles.  Carr House is on the left.  Carr House
Admission:  Free, donations appreciated.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-803-9475 (weekends only), www.huachucamountains.org



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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.

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


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 each 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.  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



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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 festivals 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 of southern Arizona.

Field trips, seminars, displays, vendors, and information 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 29 through August 1
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free.
For schedules, field trip registration, and information please visit the website, or call 520-266-0149.  Registration for field trips opens January 2015.



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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 each 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 festivals 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 of southern Arizona.

Field trips, seminars, displays, vendors, and information 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 29 through August 1
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free.
For schedules, field trip registration, and information please visit the website, or call 520-266-0149.  Registration for field trips opens January 2015.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb and beef, 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 for shoppers to 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



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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 festivals 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 of southern Arizona.

Field trips, seminars, displays, vendors, and information 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 29 through August 1
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free.
For schedules, field trip registration, and information please visit the website, or call 520-266-0149.  Registration for field trips opens January 2015.




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.