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2014 July Aug 2015 September 2016

SAT
1
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 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 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. 



SUN
2
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 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 changePlease visit  www.hummonnet.org  for current schedule.

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
3
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  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
4
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

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
5

THU
6
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
7

SAT
8
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 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. 



SUN
9
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 "Hands-on Hydrology of the Huachuca Mountains" presented by guest speaker, Judy Phillips.

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
10
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  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
11
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

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
12
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Birders and nature enthusiasts, novice or experienced, are invited to attend.   The San Pedro River is considered one of the largest and most critical avian migratory corridors remaining in the western United States.  Observe 25 – 50 species on these popular two to three hour bird walks.  Wear appropriate attire for hiking and walking and current weather conditions.  Bring at least one quart of water per person.

When: 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/



THU
13
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
14

SAT
15
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 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. 



SUN
16
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 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 changePlease visit  www.hummonnet.org  for current schedule.

Fort Huachuca is an active military installation. U.S. Citizens must complete an application to access the Fort, which includes a background check, at the Van Deman Gate.  Allow 30 minutes for processing. International visitors must contact the City of Sierra Vista Visitor Center at least 3 weeks prior to their visit (800-288-3861) to arrange for clearance and an approved escort. International visitors must also complete an application at the Van Deman Gate.



MON
17
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  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
18
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

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
19

THU
20
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



FRI
21

SAT
22
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 Magdelena Bash Wine Harvest Festival at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Enjoy the celebration of this year's harvest at Kief-Joshua Vineyards.  There will be several new Arizona wine releases, and music performances by Top Dead Center and Blaine Long.

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 15th Annual Hummingbird Triathlon

Finish the 800 yd. swim, 13 mile bike and 5k run to earn glory and honor.  Compete as an individual, team or coed team in eight age divisions.  Registration begins July 1.

When:  6:00 a.m. (check in starts 5 a.m.)
Where:  Sierra Vista Aquatic Center "The Cove", 2900 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway
Admission:  $45 per person, $75 team
For more information and to register:  520-439-2302, 520-439-2275 or Jack.King@SierraVistaAz.gov



SUN
23
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 "Native Grasses:  Everything You Might Want to Know" presented by guest speaker, Jim Koweek.

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
24
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  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
25
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.   All interested hikers are invited.  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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THU
27
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
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SAT
29
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 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 Arizona Folklore Preserve

The Arizona Folklore Preserve features great performances and outstanding musicians in concert every Saturday and Sunday.  Please check the 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 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



SUN
30
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 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 changePlease visit  www.hummonnet.org  for current schedule.

Fort Huachuca is an active military installation. U.S. Citizens must complete an application to access the Fort, which includes a background check, at the Van Deman Gate.  Allow 30 minutes for processing. International visitors must contact the City of Sierra Vista Visitor Center at least 3 weeks prior to their visit (800-288-3861) to arrange for clearance and an approved escort. International visitors must also complete an application at the Van Deman Gate.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

The Arizona Folklore Preserve features great performances by outstanding musicians in concert every Saturday and Sunday.  Please check the 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



MON
31
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


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




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.