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MON
1
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
2
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

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

 

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

Admission:  Free

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



WED
3

THU
4
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:  $6.00 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



FRI
5
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Elks Oktoberfest

This annual event features many traditional favorites:  Authentic German food, live music, dancing, a contest for the best-dressed German outfit, and more.  

When:  September  5 and 6, from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge Grounds, 1 Elks Lane (Elks Lane and Wilcox Drive)
Admission: Free
Info:  520-417-6960 or 520-458-2065



SAT
6
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 Friends of the San Pedro River History Walk - Fairbank Historic Townsite

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

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

When:  9 a.m.
Where:  Fairbank Historic Townsite, Hwy. 82, between Whetstone & Tombstone  (Parking area is about one quarter mile east of the San Pedro River on Hwy. 82)
Admission:  Free, donations gratefully accepted
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, 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 Annual Elks Oktoberfest

This annual event features many traditional favorites:  Authentic German food, live music, dancing, a contest for the best-dressed German outfit, and more.  

When:  September  5 and 6, from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge Grounds, 1 Elks Lane (Elks Lane and Wilcox Drive)
Admission: Free
Info:  520-417-6960 or 520-458-2065


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 20th Annual Steelhead Triathlon

This annual competition included individual and team competitions, T-shirts, and awards.

When:  6 a.m.
Where:  Irwin Pool, Barnes Field House, Bldg. #61701 A, Arizona and Hatfield, Ft. Huachuca
Registration and Information:  520-533-3246, leslie.h.woods.civ@mail.mil.or online at www.raceentry.com

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 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 Butterfly Walk with Tom Deecken

This Butterfly Walk is a great opportunity to learn, observe, photograph, and enjoy.  Be sure to bring your binoculars, cameras, water, and hiking shoes.

When:  9 a.m.
Where:  Carr House Visitor Information Center, Carr Canyon Road.  (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



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

The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as the waste water treatment plant, is open for bird walks each Sunday morning. The walks are led by docents from Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (SABO), Huachuca Audubon Society (HAS) and the Friends of the San Pedro River (FSPR).  Participation 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

Caves and Caving:  A Look into the World Below Us
Join Erika Way, Kartchner Caverns State Park Cave Unit Supervisor, for this program on cave environments and how to experience, enjoy, and protect them.  Learn about wild and show caves, and the do's and don'ts of caving.

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

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

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


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

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

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

 

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

Admission:  Free

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



WED
10
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro 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
11
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:  $6.00 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



FRI
12
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Oktoberfest 2014

Enjoy two days of family fun and entertainment. Oktoberfest in the park is the perfect time to enjoy the autumn weather, the variety of cuisine available from various food vendors and the live entertainment at Der Biergarten.

When:  Friday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960 or 520-417-4800


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 10th Annual Bisbee Blues Festival

Free blues performances throughout Bisbee venues kicks off this year's annual Bisbee Blues Festival.

When:  5:00 p.m. to midnight.
Where:  Throughout Bisbee venues, directions and map
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-227-6547, http://www.bisbeebluesfoundation.com  or bisbeebluesfestival@gmail.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Huachuca Astronomy Club Meeting and Telescope Clinic

This meeting is open to the public and features a free educational telescope clinic.  This is a great opportunity to learn about telescope functions, aligning, and using the scope.  You are welcome to bring your own telescope to get individual help, or learn the basics from the sample scopes provided. 

When:  7 p.m.
Where:  Student Union Building, Cochise College 901 N. Colombo Ave.
Admission:  Free and open to the public.
Info:  520-417-6960, www.hacastronomy.org



SAT
13
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 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.   Learn about the Presidio and what happened there to make the Spanish abandon the fort in 1780. The walk is about three miles round trip.  Wear good walking shoes, appropriate attire, and bring water and a snack.

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 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 Oktoberfest 2014

Enjoy two days of family fun and entertainment. Oktoberfest in the park is the perfect time to enjoy the autumn weather, the variety of cuisine available from various food vendors and the live entertainment at Der Biergarten.

When:  Friday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960 or 520-417-4800


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 10th Annual Bisbee Blues Festival

The 10th Annual Bisbee Blues Festival features great performances by seven bands:  Zac Harmon, Bob Corritore and Dave Riley, CW Ayon, The Sugar Thieves, Cat Daddy and the 12 Barz Blues Band, Train Wreck, and Buzz and the Soul Senders. 

When:  11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where:  City Park, 62 Brewery Ave., Old Bisbee,  directions and map
Admission:  $20 in advance (check website below for ticket sale information), or $25 at the gate.
Info:  520-227-6547, http://www.bisbeebluesfoundation.com  or bisbeebluesfestival@gmail.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 History Walk "Carr Ranch 1937 to 1972 - The Healys"

Join Friends of the Huachuca Mountains guest speaker, Rosemary Snap, for this special history  walk.  Learn fascinating details about the history and early residents of Carr Canyon, and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

When:  9:30 a.m.
Where:  Carr House Visitor Information Center, Carr Canyon Road.  (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



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

The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as the waste water treatment plant, is open for bird walks each Sunday morning. The walks are led by docents from Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (SABO), Huachuca Audubon Society (HAS) and the Friends of the San Pedro River (FSPR).  Participation 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 10th Annual Bisbee Blues Festival

New to the Bisbee Blues Festival this year is the Blues Village. There will be activities for families, and workshops on singing, song-writing, instrument making, and recording. Enjoy the new exhibit entitled, “What Came Before: 10 Years of the Bisbee Blues Festival,” featuring art and photographs from previous festivals. Live performances will happen throughout the day, and non-profit food and beverage vendors will be available.

When:  9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where:  Central School Project, 43 Howell Ave., Bisbee
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-227-6547, http://www.bisbeebluesfoundation.com  or bisbeebluesfestival@gmail.com



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

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

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


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

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

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

 

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

Admission:  Free

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



WED
17

THU
18
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 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:  $6.00 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



FRI
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SAT
20
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 Kartchner Caverns Star Night Party

Spend an afternoon and evening with your family and friends – Observe the wonders of the sky through astronomers’ telescopes!
Please bring a folding chair, red light, and dress suitably for changing weather conditions.

When:  2 to 5 p.m. Afternoon solar viewing;  5:30 p.m. Guest speaker;  6:30 p.m.  Night viewing
Admission:  $6 per vehicle (up to four adults)  Camping available for an additional fee.
Please check website for event details and admission:   http://azstateparks.com/parks/kaca/ or call 520-586-4100.


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

The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as the waste water treatment plant, is open for bird walks each Sunday morning. The walks are led by docents from Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (SABO), Huachuca Audubon Society (HAS) and the Friends of the San Pedro River (FSPR).  Participation 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

Insects:  Can't Live Without Them
Join Jane Chambers, Environmental Educator, to observe and learn about the positive ways that insects have influenced our society and the reasons they are so important to people and other living things.

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

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

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


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

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

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

 

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

Admission:  Free

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



WED
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THU
25
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Patterson Observatory Public Night

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

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

When:  6:45 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 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



FRI
26
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Fun Festival

Then entire family can enjoy this favorite fall event.  There will be carnival rides, entertainment, food, and more.

When:  Friday, 4-11 p.m.; Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free.  Carnival ride tickets can be purchased on-site, or at Murr Recreational Center, Bldg #501301, Cushing St., Fort Huachuca
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-533-2404.  For vendor info:  520-538-0836



SAT
27
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 - Learning at the Gardens

Join fellow gardeners for this information session, Planning Your Winter Garden;  Yes, You CAN!  Speaker TBD.

When:  Gates open 8 a.m.  The Presentation will begin at 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 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 Dine Under the Stars

Hosted by the University South Foundation.  This annual scholarship fundraising event includes dinner, music, a silent auction, raffle, and stargazing through the Patterson Observatory telescopes and Huachuca Astronomy Club's telescopes.  This year's theme is Rockin' Around the Clock.

When:  6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where:  University of Arizona Sierra Vista Campus, 1140 North Colombo Ave.
For information and tickets, 520-458-8278 x2129


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 "Guano Happens" 5k Trail Run at Kartchner Caverns State Park

Enjoy this special 5k run on the beautiful trails of Kartchner Caverns State Park.  There will also be a 1 Mile Kids Fun Run for the children to enjoy.

When:  Saturday, September 27, 2014.  5k starts at 8:00 a.m.  The 1Mile Kids Fun Run starts 9:30 a.m.
Where:  Kartchner Caverns State Park, 2980 Hwy 90, Benson
Admission:  5k registration is $25 and includes a T-shirt
Information and registration is available on:   http://azstateparks.com/parks/kaca/ and http://www.active.com/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Fun Festival

Then entire family can enjoy this favorite fall event.  There will be carnival rides, entertainment, food, and more.

When:  Friday, 4-11 p.m.; Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free.  Carnival ride tickets can be purchased on-site, or at Murr Recreational Center, Bldg #501301, Cushing St., Fort Huachuca
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-533-2404.  For vendor info:  520-538-0836


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 National Public Lands Day - Fairbank Historic Townsite

A great opportunity to work with the Friends of the San Pedro River and the Bureau of Land Management.  Volunteers can assist with trail maintenance, site improvements, or general clean-up.  Note pre-registration is required.

When:  Starts 8:00 a.m. (Come when you can, work as long as you like.)
Where:  Fairbank Historic Townsite, Hwy. 82, between Whetstone & Tombstone  (Parking area is about one quarter mile east of the San Pedro River on Hwy. 82)
Admission:  Free, pre-registration required, 520-508-4445.  Lunch is provided by FSPR.
Info:  520-508-4445, sanpedrohouse@sanpedroriver.org, http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/



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

The Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park (EOP), also known as the waste water treatment plant, is open for bird walks each Sunday morning. The walks are led by docents from Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (SABO), Huachuca Audubon Society (HAS) and the Friends of the San Pedro River (FSPR).  Participation 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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Fun Festival

Then entire family can enjoy this favorite fall event.  There will be carnival rides, entertainment, food, and more.

When:  Friday, 4-11 p.m.; Saturday, noon-11 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Admission:  Free.  Carnival ride tickets can be purchased on-site, or at Murr Recreational Center, Bldg #501301, Cushing St., Fort Huachuca
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-533-2404.  For vendor info:  520-538-0836



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

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

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


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

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

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

 

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

Admission:  Free

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




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.