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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 



WED
3
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista High Desert Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of fresh, organic produce and food products, baked goods, and specialty items offered by local farmers and artisans.  Please check the website for a schedule of special workshops, demonstrations and entertainment.

When:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane
Admission:  Free
Info:  (520) 417-6960, (520) 678-8655, http://highdesertfarmersmarketarizona.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 25th Annual Southwest Wings Birding & 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.

Enjoy the great selection of field trips, seminars, displays, vendors and information that will be available every day. It all takes place right here - in our spectacular high desert environment of Sierra Vista and Cochise County.

When:  August 3 - 6
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free
Info:  Please visit the website for schedules, information and registration or call 520-417-6960.



THU
4
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Farmers Market

More than fifty vendors offer a large variety of locally raised meats including all natural beef, goat, lamb, chicken, pork, emu and yak. Farm fresh eggs and seasonal fruits, vegetables and nuts are available, as well as baked goods, honeys, jams, salsas, tortillas, locally roasted coffees, knife sharpening and more. Live music and food trucks add to the festive atmosphere every Thursday.

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 25th Annual Southwest Wings Birding & 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.

Enjoy the great selection of field trips, seminars, displays, vendors and information that will be available every day. It all takes place right here - in our spectacular high desert environment of Sierra Vista and Cochise County.

When:  August 3 - 6
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free
Info:  Please visit the website for schedules, information and registration or call 520-417-6960.



FRI
5
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 25th Annual Southwest Wings Birding & 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.

Enjoy the great selection of field trips, seminars, displays, vendors and information that will be available every day. It all takes place right here - in our spectacular high desert environment of Sierra Vista and Cochise County.

When:  August 3 - 6
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free
Info:  Please visit the website for schedules, information and registration or call 520-417-6960.



SAT
6
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.


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

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

When:  8 a.m.
Where:  San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90.
Admission:  Free.  Donations are gratefully accepted.
Info:  (520) 508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 25th Annual Southwest Wings Birding & 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.

Enjoy the great selection of field trips, seminars, displays, vendors and information that will be available every day. It all takes place right here - in our spectacular high desert environment of Sierra Vista and Cochise County.

When:  August 3 - 6
Where:  Cochise College, 901 Colombo Avenue
Admission:  Free
Info:  Please visit the website for schedules, information and registration or call 520-417-6960.


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. Enjoy a fascinating and 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.  Donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  (520) 508-4445, (520) 459-2555, or visit www.sabo.org


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

Enjoy a great afternoon with friends, fine wine and live music performed by local musicians every Saturday through August 20.

Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin
When:  1 to 4 p.m., Saturdays through August 20.
Admission:  Free.  Tasting $8 per person and food available for purchase.
Please visit www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com for a schedule and directions or (520) 455-5582. 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Kartchner Caverns State Park - Moonlight Hikes

Enjoy this special opportunity to join a Ranger-led hike on the Foothills Loop Trail during the full moon on select Saturdays from June through September.

The hike is 2.5 miles round-trip.  Please wear suitable clothing and shoes and bring water and a flashlight.  Reservations are required by emailing contact information and number of people in the group to reservations@azstateparks.gov

When:  Meet at 6 p.m. at the front of the Discovery Center.  Hikes are scheduled on August 6 and 27,and September 10.
Where:  Kartchner Caverns State Park, 2980 Hwy. 90, Benson
Admission:  $7 per vehicle entrance fee.
Info:  877-My-Parks or AZStateParks.com



SUN
7
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, Huachuca Audubon Society and the Friends of the San Pedro River.  Participation is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 a.m.
Where: EOP,  E. Hwy. 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway.  Depart from viewing platform.
Admission:  Free, donations are appreciated.
Info: (520) 417-6960, (520) 508-4445


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Join experts from many different fields and organizations for these fascinating educational programs presented at the Carr House Information Center.   Program topics vary for each presentation and will include archaeology, history, hummingbirds, reptiles, insects and more.  Please check the website for program schedule.

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. Admission:  Free, donations appreciated.
Info: 520-378-0311 or  www.huachucamountains.org



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 



WED
10
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Bird Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Birders and nature enthusiasts 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 walking and weather, and bring at least one quart of water per person.

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista High Desert Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of fresh, organic produce and food products, baked goods, and specialty items offered by local farmers and artisans.  Please check the website for a schedule of special workshops, demonstrations and entertainment.

When:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane
Admission:  Free
Info:  (520) 417-6960, (520) 678-8655, http://highdesertfarmersmarketarizona.com



THU
11
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Farmers Market

More than fifty vendors offer a large variety of locally raised meats including all natural beef, goat, lamb, chicken, pork, emu and yak. Farm fresh eggs and seasonal fruits, vegetables and nuts are available, as well as baked goods, honeys, jams, salsas, tortillas, locally roasted coffees, knife sharpening and more. Live music and food trucks add to the festive atmosphere every Thursday.

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
12

SAT
13
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.


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

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

When:  8 a.m.
Where:  San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90.
Admission:  Free.  Donations are gratefully accepted.
Info:  (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. Enjoy a fascinating and 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.  Donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  (520) 508-4445, (520) 459-2555, or visit www.sabo.org


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

Enjoy a great afternoon with friends, fine wine and live music performed by local musicians every Saturday through August 20.

Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin
When:  1 to 4 p.m., Saturdays through August 20.
Admission:  Free.  Tasting $8 per person and food available for purchase.
Please visit www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com for a schedule and directions or (520) 455-5582. 



SUN
14
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, Huachuca Audubon Society and the Friends of the San Pedro River.  Participation is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 a.m.
Where: EOP,  E. Hwy. 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway.  Depart from viewing platform.
Admission:  Free, donations are appreciated.
Info: (520) 417-6960, (520) 508-4445



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 



WED
17
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista High Desert Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of fresh, organic produce and food products, baked goods, and specialty items offered by local farmers and artisans.  Please check the website for a schedule of special workshops, demonstrations and entertainment.

When:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane
Admission:  Free
Info:  (520) 417-6960, (520) 678-8655, http://highdesertfarmersmarketarizona.com



THU
18
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Farmers Market

More than fifty vendors offer a large variety of locally raised meats including all natural beef, goat, lamb, chicken, pork, emu and yak. Farm fresh eggs and seasonal fruits, vegetables and nuts are available, as well as baked goods, honeys, jams, salsas, tortillas, locally roasted coffees, knife sharpening and more. Live music and food trucks add to the festive atmosphere every Thursday.

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. Enjoy a fascinating and 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.  Donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-459-2555, or visit www.sabo.org



FRI
19

SAT
20
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.


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

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

When:  8 a.m.
Where:  San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90.
Admission:  Free.  Donations are gratefully accepted.
Info:  (520) 508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


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

Enjoy a great afternoon with friends, fine wine and live music performed by local musicians every Saturday through August 20.

Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin
When:  1 to 4 p.m., Saturdays through August 20.
Admission:  Free.  Tasting $8 per person and food available for purchase.
Please visit www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com for a schedule and directions or (520) 455-5582. 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 16th 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 seven 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 registration:  520-439-2302, 520-439-2275 or Jack.King@SierraVistaAz.gov



SUN
21
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, Huachuca Audubon Society and the Friends of the San Pedro River.  Participation is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 a.m.
Where: EOP,  E. Hwy. 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway.  Depart from viewing platform.
Admission:  Free, donations are appreciated.
Info: (520) 417-6960, (520) 508-4445


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sunday Afternoon Program at Carr House

Join experts from many different fields and organizations for these fascinating educational programs presented at the Carr House Information Center.   Program topics vary for each presentation and will include archaeology, history, hummingbirds, reptiles, insects and more.  Please check the website for program schedule.

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. Admission:  Free, donations appreciated.
Info: (520) 378-0311 or  www.huachucamountains.org



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 



WED
24
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista High Desert Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of fresh, organic produce and food products, baked goods, and specialty items offered by local farmers and artisans.  Please check the website for a schedule of special workshops, demonstrations and entertainment.

When:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane
Admission:  Free
Info:  (520) 417-6960, (520) 678-8655, http://highdesertfarmersmarketarizona.com



THU
25
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Farmers Market

More than fifty vendors offer a large variety of locally raised meats including all natural beef, goat, lamb, chicken, pork, emu and yak. Farm fresh eggs and seasonal fruits, vegetables and nuts are available, as well as baked goods, honeys, jams, salsas, tortillas, locally roasted coffees, knife sharpening and more. Live music and food trucks add to the festive atmosphere every Thursday.

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
27
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.


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

Birders and nature enthusiasts 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 walking and weather, and bring at least one quart of water per person.

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


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

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

When:  8 a.m.
Where:  San Pedro House, 9800 E. Hwy. 90.
Admission:  Free.  Donations are gratefully accepted.
Info:  (520) 508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Magdelena Bash Harvest Festival at Kief-Joshua Vineyards

Enjoy the celebration of this year's harvest.  The festival will feature new wine releases, food and live music performances.

When:  11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where:  Kief-Joshua Vineyards, 370 Elgin Rd., Elgin
Admission:  Free.  $8 tasting fee and food for purchase.
Info:  520-455-5582, www.kiefjoshuavineyards.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Kartchner Caverns State Park - Moonlight Hikes

Enjoy this special opportunity to join a Ranger-led hike on the Foothills Loop Trail during the full moon on select Saturdays from June through September.

The hike is 2.5 miles round-trip.  Please wear suitable clothing and shoes and bring water and a flashlight.  Reservations are required by emailing contact information and number of people in the group to reservations@azstateparks.gov

When:  Meet at 6 p.m. at the front of the Discovery Center.  Hikes are scheduled on August 6 and 27,and September 10.
Where:  Kartchner Caverns State Park, 2980 Hwy. 90, Benson
Admission:  $7 per vehicle entrance fee.
Info:  877-My-Parks or AZStateParks.com


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Pottery Bowl-A-Thon

The community is invited to join the fun and participate in making hand-built slab bowls for the Empty Bowls Project fundraiser on November 5.   Clay for participants is provided by the studio and experienced potters will be creating bowls on the pottery wheel throughout the day.  A potluck will be shared by studio volunteers and participants as supplies last. 

When:  9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Where:  The Pottery Studio @ Sierra Vista, inside the Oscar Yrun Community Center, 3020 E. Tacoma St.
Admission:  Free
Info:  (520) 678-5544 or (520) 220-2456
Please note:  Participants must arrive before 3 p.m. to make a bowl and children under 10 will make a bowl with their parent.


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 5th Annual Breakfast in the Garden

Sierra Vista Community Gardens invites the community to enjoy their annual breakfast featuring a tour of the garden, demonstrations, information and a light breakfast made from the garden's harvest.

When: 8 - 10 a.m.
Where:  Sierra Vista Community Garden, 300 Wilcox Blvd.
Admission:  Free
Info:  (520) 417-6960



SUN
28
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, Huachuca Audubon Society and the Friends of the San Pedro River.  Participation is limited; first come, first served.

When: 7 a.m.
Where: EOP,  E. Hwy. 90 between mileage markers 324 and 325 on the north side of the highway.  Depart from viewing platform.
Admission:  Free, donations are appreciated.
Info: (520) 417-6960, (520) 508-4445


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. Enjoy a fascinating and 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.  Donations to support this project are gratefully accepted.
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-459-2555, or visit www.sabo.org



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Guided Nature Walk

Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in Ramsey Canyon 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:  The Nature Conservancy's Ramsey Canyon Preserve, 27 E. Ramsey Canyon Rd., Hereford
Admission:  $6 per person. Conservancy members and Cochise County residents, $3 per person. Children under 16 free.
Info:  (520) 378-2785, (520) 417-6960, website
Please note:  Parking at the preserve is limited and if full, visitors may be temporarily turned away.  There is no parking along the road and no reservations are taken.  For those hiking up the canyon trails, hikers must return to the parking lot by closing:  5 p.m. summer hours/4 p.m. winter hours.  Gates are locked promptly upon closing.



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

The hikers group meets for hikes every week and all interested hikers are invited. The group is not an official club and each hiker is solely responsible for his/her own safety and welfare.

Please check schedule for meeting times and hiking locations https://sierravistahikingschedules.shutterfly.com
Admission:  Free
Info: (520) 417-6960 



WED
31
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista High Desert Farmers Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of fresh, organic produce and food products, baked goods, and specialty items offered by local farmers and artisans.  Please check the website for a schedule of special workshops, demonstrations and entertainment.

When:  9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where:  Elks Lodge, 1 Elks Lane
Admission:  Free
Info:  (520) 417-6960, (520) 678-8655, http://highdesertfarmersmarketarizona.com




The utmost care was taken to ensure accurate information for this calendar. The Sierra Vista Visitor Center and its agents do not assume responsibility for the given information. Visitors should call in advance to confirm. All information is subject to change.