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FRI
1
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Fort Bowie National Historic Site

Guided Hike - Join this guided hike to the fort ruins and learn about the chronology of events that led to the establishment of the fort.  Wear attire suitable for the weather and hiking, and bring water and a snack. 

10 a.m. Meet at the Fort Bowie NHS trailhead parking lot on Apache Pass Road.

Guided Ruins Tour - Join this guided tour of the ruins and learn about those who have served and their experiences while serving at Fort Bowie.  Wear attire suitable for the weather and hiking, and bring water and a snack. 

1 p.m.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

Where:   From Willcox, travel 22 miles south on State Route 186 to Apache Pass Road. Turn left on Apache Pass Road and travel 8 miles along the dirt road to the trailhead parking lot.
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-847-2500 x1 or www.nps.gov/fobo



SAT
2
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 their 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 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 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 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 West End Fair

Come early and stay late for this year's West End Fair.  There will be live music performances, entertainment, food available for purchase, a variety of vendors offering arts and crafts, exhibits, and information booths.  This year's fair will also feature the Mustang Club vs. the Corvette Club.  This is sure to be a fantastic day in Sierra Vista's downtown district.  Sponsored by the City of Sierra Vista West End Commission.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Fry Blvd. from Garden Ave. to North Ave.; the car event will be on Fab Ave.
Admission: Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  POC David Miller, 520-234-8187, svwestendfair@hotmail.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, or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 10th Annual Brown Canyon Ranch Open House

Enjoy the many special activities during this year's open house.  There will be demonstrations including quilting, spinning, wood carving, and more.  Activities for children will include a treasure hunt and plastic calf roping.  Special events include:

Nature walk at 9:30 a.m.
Fort Huachuca B-Troop Cavalry performance, 11 a.m.
Cowboy songs with Steve Conroy and band, Noon.
Ranch house history, 1 p.m.

When:  9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Pets must be on a leash.
Where:  Brown Canyon Ranch.  From the intersection of Hwy. 92 and Ramsey Canyon Rd. head west on Ramsey Canyon Road 2.1 miles to trailhead and parking lot.  Shuttle service will be available to the Ranch.
Admission:  Free.  Lunch will be available for purchase.
Info:  520-417-6960, http://browncanyonranch.org/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Fort Bowie National Historic Site

Guided Hike - Join this guided hike to the fort ruins and learn about the chronology of events that led to the establishment of the fort.  Wear attire suitable for the weather and hiking, and bring water and a snack. 

10 a.m. Meet at the Fort Bowie NHS trailhead parking lot on Apache Pass Road.

Guided Ruins Tour - Join this guided tour of the ruins and learn about those who have served and their experiences while serving at Fort Bowie.  Wear attire suitable for the weather and hiking, and bring water and a snack. 

1 p.m.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

Where:   From Willcox, travel 22 miles south on State Route 186 to Apache Pass Road. Turn left on Apache Pass Road and travel 8 miles along the dirt road to the trailhead parking lot.
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-847-2500 x1 or www.nps.gov/fobo



SUN
3
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 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 Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Join friends of the Huachuca Mountains for this special educational presentation on "Magnificent Night Skies" presented by guest speaker, Bob Gent. 

Enjoy beautiful photos illustrating the wonder of our night skies, and learn about the importance of night sky preservation.   Mr. Gent is past president of the Astronomical League, an educational federation of  astronomy societies and clubs, and has served as president of the International Dark-Sky Association, dedicated to protection of the nighttime environment. 

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Fort Bowie National Historic Site

Guided Hike - Join this guided hike to the fort ruins and learn about the chronology of events that led to the establishment of the fort.  Wear attire suitable for the weather and hiking, and bring water and a snack. 

10 a.m. Meet at the Fort Bowie NHS trailhead parking lot on Apache Pass Road.

Guided Ruins Tour - Join this guided tour of the ruins and learn about those who have served and their experiences while serving at Fort Bowie.  Wear attire suitable for the weather and hiking, and bring water and a snack. 

1 p.m.  Meet at the Visitor Center.

Where:   From Willcox, travel 22 miles south on State Route 186 to Apache Pass Road. Turn left on Apache Pass Road and travel 8 miles along the dirt road to the trailhead parking lot.
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-847-2500 x1 or www.nps.gov/fobo



MON
4
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

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

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 Monday Morning Guided Bird Walk

This guided bird walk along the San Pedro River is a special opportunity for birders and nature enthusiasts.  The walk is about two miles over easy terrain, lasts about two hours, and is on private property open only during this walk. Please dress for weather conditions, wear sturdy shoes, and bring plenty of water.

When:  7 a.m.
Where:  10663 Hwy. 92, Hereford  (North side of  Hwy. 92 and east of the river.)
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-803-1160, 209-665-1512



TUE
5
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.   All interested hikers are invited.  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
6
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Southwest Wings Spring Fling

The Southwest Wings Spring Fling offers day, evening, and overnight field trips to our famous birding hot spots.  Expert tour guides are scheduled for each field trip.  Be sure to take advantage of this special opportunity for nature enthusiasts.

When:  May 6 through May 9
Info:  520-417-6960
Please visit the website for more information and on-line registration.    



THU
7
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, beef, and pork, 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 to relax and 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 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 Southwest Wings Spring Fling

The Southwest Wings Spring Fling offers day, evening, and overnight field trips to our famous birding hot spots.  Expert tour guides are scheduled for each field trip.  Be sure to take advantage of this special opportunity for nature enthusiasts.

When:  May 6 through May 9
Info:  520-417-6960
Please visit the website for more information and on-line registration.    


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.



FRI
8
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Southwest Wings Spring Fling

The Southwest Wings Spring Fling offers day, evening, and overnight field trips to our famous birding hot spots.  Expert tour guides are scheduled for each field trip.  Be sure to take advantage of this special opportunity for nature enthusiasts.

When:  May 6 through May 9
Info:  520-417-6960
Please visit the website for more information and on-line registration.    



SAT
9
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 their 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 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 Southwest Wings Spring Fling

The Southwest Wings Spring Fling offers day, evening, and overnight field trips to our famous birding hot spots.  Expert tour guides are scheduled for each field trip.  Be sure to take advantage of this special opportunity for nature enthusiasts.

When:  May 6 through May 9
Info:  520-417-6960
Please visit the website for more information and on-line registration.    


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 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 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 Friends of the San Pedro River Guided History Walk - Murray Springs Clovis Site

The Clovis people were the first humans to reach North America some 13,000 years ago and Murray Springs is one of the premier Clovis cultural sites. Join this special guided walk and learn about these people who hunted Ice Age mammals, including mammoths.  The walk is suitable for most adults and children.  Wear good walking shoes, appropriate attire, and bring water and a snack.

When: 9 a.m.
Where: Meet at Murray Springs Parking Area (off Moson Rd., about one mile north of Hwy. 90)
Admission: Free, donations appreciated.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, http://www.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. 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, or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Movies in the Park

Sierra Vista Leisure & Library Services with the support of Cochise Water Project, is pleased to present Movies in the Park free to the public.  Bring your lawn chairs or blanket, and a snack or dinner.

When:  Dusk (around 7 p.m.)
Where:  Centennial Pavilion, Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Info:  520-439-2300.  Movie list  This event is subject to change due to inclement weather.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 4th Annual "An Evening on the Green"

Enjoy this popular jazz and wine festival  with your family and friends.  There will also be arts and crafts vendors, and food vendors offering a variety of menu items.

When:  4 to 9 p.m.
Where:  Brown Parade Field, Fort Huachuca
Admission:  Free.  Wine and beer for purchase.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-533-5714 and  520-266-0254

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
10
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 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 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
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


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 Monday Morning Guided Bird Walk

This guided bird walk along the San Pedro River is a special opportunity for birders and nature enthusiasts.  The walk is about two miles over easy terrain, lasts about two hours, and is on private property open only during this walk. Please dress for weather conditions, wear sturdy shoes, and bring plenty of water.

When:  7 a.m.
Where:  10663 Hwy. 92, Hereford  (North side of  Hwy. 92 and east of the river.)
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-803-1160, 209-665-1512



TUE
12
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.   All interested hikers are invited.  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
13
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

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

When: 7 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/



THU
14
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, beef, and pork, 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 to relax and 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 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 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.



FRI
15
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Douglas Days - A Celebration of Douglas' Past, Present and Future

The entire family can enjoy this special two-day festival.  There will be live music and performances, tournaments, hay rides, an art walk, tours, vendors, and more. 

When:  Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16
Where:  Raul Castro Park (located on 10th Street and D Avenue), Douglas
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-417-7340, or www.douglasaz.gov



SAT
16
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 their 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 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 Sierra Vista Ballet Spring Show - "The Sleeping Beauty"

The Sierra Vista Ballet has designed and choreographed this premier performance for the Sierra Vista community. 

When:  7:00 p.m.
Where:  Buena Performing Arts Center, 5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
Admission:  Adults $15.  Children accompanied by an adult are free.  Tickets are available at the door, the Sierra Vista Safeway, Ace Hardware, Oscar Yrun Community Center, and the Sierra Vista Ballet.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-458-1560, http://sierra-vista-ballet.com/


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 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, or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Annual Cycle Sierra Vista

Cycle Sierra Vista is a free community event promoting safe, enjoyable bicycling for riders of all ages and abilities.  For new and young riders, 5, 7, and 10-mile routes will be mapped, and more experienced riders may choose between 15, 20, and 25-mile routes.

When:  7 - 9 a.m.
Where:  Event will start at the Sierra Vista Aquatic Center "The Cove," 2900 Martin Luther King Parkway.
Info: 520-417-4800 or Laura.Killberg@Sierravistaaz.gov


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Douglas Days - A Celebration of Douglas' Past, Present and Future

The entire family can enjoy this special two-day festival.  There will be live music and performances, tournaments, hay rides, an art walk, tours, vendors, and more. 

When:  Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16
Where:  Raul Castro Park (located on 10th Street and D Avenue), Douglas
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-417-7340, or www.douglasaz.gov



SUN
17
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 Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Join Friends of the Huachuca Mountains for this special educational presentation on "Climate Reality"  presented by guest speaker, Dr. Elna Otter.

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
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


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 Monday Morning Guided Bird Walk

This guided bird walk along the San Pedro River is a special opportunity for birders and nature enthusiasts.  The walk is about two miles over easy terrain, lasts about two hours, and is on private property open only during this walk. Please dress for weather conditions, wear sturdy shoes, and bring plenty of water.

When:  7 a.m.
Where:  10663 Hwy. 92, Hereford  (North side of  Hwy. 92 and east of the river.)
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-803-1160, 209-665-1512



TUE
19
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group

The Monday - Tuesday Hikers Group meets for hikes every Monday and Tuesday.   All interested hikers are invited.  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
20

THU
21
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping for locally grown produce, grass-fed lamb, beef, and pork, 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 to relax and 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 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 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:  7:45 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, 520-432-6099, www.hacastronomy.org


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.



FRI
22

SAT
23
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 their 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 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 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 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, or visit www.sabo.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Movies in the Park

Sierra Vista Leisure & Library Services with the support of Cochise Water Project, is pleased to present Movies in the Park free to the public.  Bring your lawn chairs or blanket, and a snack or dinner.

When:  Dusk (around 7 p.m.)
Where:  Centennial Pavilion, Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Info:  520-439-2300.  Movie list  This event is subject to change due to inclement weather.



SUN
24
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.



MON
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


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 Monday Morning Guided Bird Walk

This guided bird walk along the San Pedro River is a special opportunity for birders and nature enthusiasts.  The walk is about two miles over easy terrain, lasts about two hours, and is on private property open only during this walk. Please dress for weather conditions, wear sturdy shoes, and bring plenty of water.

When:  7 a.m.
Where:  10663 Hwy. 92, Hereford  (North side of  Hwy. 92 and east of the river.)
Admission:  Free.
Info:  520-803-1160, 209-665-1512



TUE
26
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
27

THU
28
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Farmers Market

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



FRI
29
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 2nd Annual Chrome Pony Rally

The Chrome Pony Rally is a premier motorcycle rally that draws riding enthusiasts from across the country to Sierra Vista to explore the wonderful riding opportunities in southeast Arizona. Enjoy spectacular short and long distance tours, bike shows, games and demonstrations, live music, a beer and wine garden, and more. There will also be a pancake breakfast, vendors, contests, and a chance to win a custom-built Harley-Davidson.

The rally is supporting, in-part, the Brian Terry Foundation, which provides support for families of Border Patrol personnel who have suffered loss in the line of duty.

All riders and community members are welcome to join the fun.

When:  Friday, May 29, 3 to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. to 11 pm., and Sunday, May 31 9 a.m. to noon.  The Sunday procession begins 8 a.m. starting at 21 E. Wilcox Drive.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Please visit www.chromeponyrally.com for complete event information including registration, entertainment schedules and shows, or call 520-220-5915.



SAT
30
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 2nd Annual Chrome Pony Rally

The Chrome Pony Rally is a premier motorcycle rally that draws riding enthusiasts from across the country to Sierra Vista to explore the wonderful riding opportunities in southeast Arizona. Enjoy spectacular short and long distance tours, bike shows, games and demonstrations, live music, a beer and wine garden, and more. There will also be a pancake breakfast, vendors, contests, and a chance to win a custom-built Harley-Davidson.

The rally is supporting, in-part, the Brian Terry Foundation, which provides support for families of Border Patrol personnel who have suffered loss in the line of duty.

All riders and community members are welcome to join the fun.

When:  Friday, May 29, 3 to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. to 11 pm., and Sunday, May 31 9 a.m. to noon.  The Sunday procession begins 8 a.m. starting at 21 E. Wilcox Drive.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Please visit www.chromeponyrally.com for complete event information including registration, entertainment schedules and shows, or call 520-220-5915.


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 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, or visit www.sabo.org



SUN
31
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 2nd Annual Chrome Pony Rally

The Chrome Pony Rally is a premier motorcycle rally that draws riding enthusiasts from across the country to Sierra Vista to explore the wonderful riding opportunities in southeast Arizona. Enjoy spectacular short and long distance tours, bike shows, games and demonstrations, live music, a beer and wine garden, and more. There will also be a pancake breakfast, vendors, contests, and a chance to win a custom-built Harley-Davidson.

The rally is supporting, in-part, the Brian Terry Foundation, which provides support for families of Border Patrol personnel who have suffered loss in the line of duty.

All riders and community members are welcome to join the fun.

When:  Friday, May 29, 3 to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. to 11 pm., and Sunday, May 31 9 a.m. to noon.  The Sunday procession begins 8 a.m. starting at 21 E. Wilcox Drive.
Where:  Veterans Memorial Park, 3105 E. Fry Blvd.
Please visit www.chromeponyrally.com for complete event information including registration, entertainment schedules and shows, or call 520-220-5915.


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 Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Join Friends of the Huachuca Mountains for this special educational presentation on "Integrated Pest Management in Community Environments"  presented by guest speaker, Shaku Nair, Ph.D.

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




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.