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SUN
1
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

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


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Arizona Folklore Preserve

The Arizona Folklore Preserve features outstanding musicians in concert every Saturday and Sunday. Check the AFP website for a schedule of performances.

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



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

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



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

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

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
4
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: 9 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
5
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



FRI
6
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 23rd Annual Cochise Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering

Once a year, for three days, Sierra Vista becomes the center for all that's wonderful and Western in poetry, music, storytelling, and song. Artists from all over the U.S., Canada, and Australia converge on Cochise County for three major stage performances and mini-concerts.

When: Headline performances 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. Multiple Poetry and Music Sessions, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:  Buena Performing Arts Center, 5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
Admission:  General admission $20, Students (grades 1-12) $6.  Purchase tickets at the Sierra Vista Visitor Center, 3020 E. Tacoma St.;  Spur Western Wear, 2217 E. Fry Blvd.;  Safeway, 2190 E. Fry Blvd.; online below
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-249-3545, or www.cowboypoets.com



SAT
7
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Join trained docents on a two-mile interpretive walk over easy terrain along the river.  The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.  It is the last free flowing river in the Southwest and has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  Wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions.  Bring at least one quart of water per person.

When: 9 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of unique crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey and produce, and more. Food vendors offer 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 23rd Annual Cochise Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering

Once a year, for three days, Sierra Vista becomes the center for all that's wonderful and Western in poetry, music, storytelling, and song. Artists from all over the U.S., Canada, and Australia converge on Cochise County for three major stage performances and mini-concerts.

When: Headline performances 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. Multiple Poetry and Music Sessions, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:  Buena Performing Arts Center, 5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
Admission:  General admission $20, Students (grades 1-12) $6.  Purchase tickets at the Sierra Vista Visitor Center, 3020 E. Tacoma St.;  Spur Western Wear, 2217 E. Fry Blvd.;  Safeway, 2190 E. Fry Blvd.; online below
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-249-3545, or www.cowboypoets.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: 1 p.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 Soldiers on the Trail - Buffalo Soldiers Salute Black History Month

The Henry F. Hauser Museum and the Southwest Association of Buffalo Soldiers present this special event that includes music, a slide show, presentations, games, and more.  Enjoy the afternoon and learn about the historical significance of the Buffalo Soldier.

When:  12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:  Henry F. Hauser Museum (inside the Ethel H. Berger Center), 2950 E. Tacoma St.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-439-2306


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Coronado National Memorial Ranger led Hike - Coronado Cave

Join a park ranger for this special guided hike and tour of Coronado Cave.  This large cave is nestled in a limestone layer at the base of the complex geological puzzle that is Montezuma Peak.  Exposed in the beam of a flashlight or headlamp, cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and columns emerge from the darkness of the cave.  

The roundtrip hike will last about two hours.  The hike is considered moderate and includes a 500 foot elevation gain.  Access to the cave requires scrambling 30 feet down a steep, rocky slope to the cave floor.

Participants should bring a flashlight or headlamp, gloves, water, a snack, and sun protection.  Wear sturdy shoes and layered clothing.  The hikes begin at the Coronado Cave trailhead (.25 mile past the Visitor Center).

When:  Every Saturday, 10 a.m., January 31 through April 11.
Where:  Coronado National Memorial, 4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Rd., Hereford.  From Fry Blvd. and Hwy. 92:  Travel  south on Hwy. 92 about 20 miles to S. Coronado Memorial Drive.  Follow S. Coronado Memorial Drive 5 miles to the Visitor Center.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-366-5515 ext.0, www.nps.gov/coro



SUN
8
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

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: 8 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 23rd Annual Cochise Cowboy Poetry & Music Gathering

Once a year, for three days, Sierra Vista becomes the center for all that's wonderful and Western in poetry, music, storytelling, and song. Artists from all over the U.S., Canada, and Australia converge on Cochise County for three major stage performances and mini-concerts.

When: Headline performances 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday. Multiple Poetry and Music Sessions, Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where:  Buena Performing Arts Center, 5225 E. Buena School Blvd.
Admission:  General admission $20, Students (grades 1-12) $6.  Purchase tickets at the Sierra Vista Visitor Center, 3020 E. Tacoma St.;  Spur Western Wear, 2217 E. Fry Blvd.;  Safeway, 2190 E. Fry Blvd.; online below
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-249-3545, or www.cowboypoets.com



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

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



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

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

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
11
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: 9 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
12
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



FRI
13

SAT
14
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Join trained docents on a two-mile interpretive walk over easy terrain along the river.  The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.  It is the last free flowing river in the Southwest and has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  Wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions.  Bring at least one quart of water per person.

When: 9 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of unique crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey and produce, and more. Food vendors offer 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 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 Guided History Walk - Fairbank Historic Townsite

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

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

When:  9 a.m.
Where:  Fairbank Historic Townsite, Hwy. 82, between Whetstone & Tombstone  (Parking area is about one quarter mile east of the San Pedro River, north side of Hwy. 82)
Admission:  Free, donations gratefully accepted
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-508-4445, http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Coronado National Memorial Ranger led Hike - Coronado Cave

Join a park ranger for this special guided hike and tour of Coronado Cave.  This large cave is nestled in a limestone layer at the base of the complex geological puzzle that is Montezuma Peak.  Exposed in the beam of a flashlight or headlamp, cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and columns emerge from the darkness of the cave.  

The roundtrip hike will last about two hours.  The hike is considered moderate and includes a 500 foot elevation gain.  Access to the cave requires scrambling 30 feet down a steep, rocky slope to the cave floor.

Participants should bring a flashlight or headlamp, gloves, water, a snack, and sun protection.  Wear sturdy shoes and layered clothing.  The hikes begin at the Coronado Cave trailhead (.25 mile past the Visitor Center).

When:  Every Saturday, 10 a.m., January 31 through April 11.
Where:  Coronado National Memorial, 4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Rd., Hereford.  From Fry Blvd. and Hwy. 92:  Travel  south on Hwy. 92 about 20 miles to S. Coronado Memorial Drive.  Follow S. Coronado Memorial Drive 5 miles to the Visitor Center.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-366-5515 ext.0, www.nps.gov/coro



SUN
15
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

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: 8 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



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

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



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

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

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
18
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: 9 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
19
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



FRI
20

SAT
21
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista River Walk at the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Join trained docents on a two-mile interpretive walk over easy terrain along the river.  The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.  It is the last free flowing river in the Southwest and has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  Wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions.  Bring at least one quart of water per person.

When: 9 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of unique crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey and produce, and more. Food vendors offer 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 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 - Presidio Santa Cruz de Terranate

Join this special guided walk at the Spanish Presidio Santa Cruz de Terrenate, an important historic site within the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area.   Learn about the Presidio and what happened there to make the Spanish abandon the fort in 1780. Wear good walking shoes, appropriate attire, and bring water and a snack.

When: 9 a.m.
Where: Meet at the Presidio parking area off Hwy 82, west of the San Pedro River, one mile north on In-Balance Ranch Road.
Admission: Free; donations to support FSPR programs gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445 or  http://www.sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Coronado National Memorial Ranger led Hike - Coronado Cave

Join a park ranger for this special guided hike and tour of Coronado Cave.  This large cave is nestled in a limestone layer at the base of the complex geological puzzle that is Montezuma Peak.  Exposed in the beam of a flashlight or headlamp, cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and columns emerge from the darkness of the cave.  

The roundtrip hike will last about two hours.  The hike is considered moderate and includes a 500 foot elevation gain.  Access to the cave requires scrambling 30 feet down a steep, rocky slope to the cave floor.

Participants should bring a flashlight or headlamp, gloves, water, a snack, and sun protection.  Wear sturdy shoes and layered clothing.  The hikes begin at the Coronado Cave trailhead (.25 mile past the Visitor Center).

When:  Every Saturday, 10 a.m., January 31 through April 11.
Where:  Coronado National Memorial, 4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Rd., Hereford.  From Fry Blvd. and Hwy. 92:  Travel  south on Hwy. 92 about 20 miles to S. Coronado Memorial Drive.  Follow S. Coronado Memorial Drive 5 miles to the Visitor Center.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-366-5515 ext.0, www.nps.gov/coro



SUN
22
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Bird Walk at the EOP

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: 8 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



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

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



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

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

When:  Check current schedule
Where:  Check schedule for meeting and hiking locations. 
Admission:  Free
Info: 520-417-6960.  For current schedule, please check http://tinyurl.com/kkw4ega



WED
25
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: 9 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
26
Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Patterson Observatory Public Night

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

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

When:  6:45 p.m. 
Where:  Patterson Observatory, University of Arizona, Sierra Vista, 1140 N. Colombo Dr.  A  map is available here.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, www.hacastronomy.org


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista 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



FRI
27

SAT
28
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: 9 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

Join trained docents on a two-mile interpretive walk over easy terrain along the river.  The San Pedro River features some of the richest wildlife habitat in the United States.  It is the last free flowing river in the Southwest and has been designated one of Last Great Places by the Nature Conservancy.  Wear appropriate attire for hiking and weather conditions.  Bring at least one quart of water per person.

When: 9 a.m.
Where: San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90.
Admission: Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-508-4445 or http://sanpedroriver.org/wpfspr/


Add Item To Your Planner SierraVista Sierra Vista Community Market

Enjoy shopping a wide variety of unique crafts, specialty wares, original jewelry designs, homemade soaps, handmade wood and leather goods, local honey and produce, and more. Food vendors offer 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 Hummingbird Stitchers Quilt Show and Sale

Hummingbird Stitchers Quilt Guild Presents "Pieceful Pursuits:  A Quilting Quest".  This popular annual show and sale is sure to please.  There will be 200 quilts on display, quilts for sale, vendors, a boutique, appraisals, and more.

When: Saturday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 23, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Buena High School, 5225 Buena School Blvd.
Admission: Adults $5, children under age 12 free.
Info: 520-417-6960, 520-439-0098 or www.hummingbirdquiltguild.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 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 Coronado National Memorial Ranger led Hike - Coronado Cave

Join a park ranger for this special guided hike and tour of Coronado Cave.  This large cave is nestled in a limestone layer at the base of the complex geological puzzle that is Montezuma Peak.  Exposed in the beam of a flashlight or headlamp, cave formations such as stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones, and columns emerge from the darkness of the cave.  

The roundtrip hike will last about two hours.  The hike is considered moderate and includes a 500 foot elevation gain.  Access to the cave requires scrambling 30 feet down a steep, rocky slope to the cave floor.

Participants should bring a flashlight or headlamp, gloves, water, a snack, and sun protection.  Wear sturdy shoes and layered clothing.  The hikes begin at the Coronado Cave trailhead (.25 mile past the Visitor Center).

When:  Every Saturday, 10 a.m., January 31 through April 11.
Where:  Coronado National Memorial, 4101 E. Montezuma Canyon Rd., Hereford.  From Fry Blvd. and Hwy. 92:  Travel  south on Hwy. 92 about 20 miles to S. Coronado Memorial Drive.  Follow S. Coronado Memorial Drive 5 miles to the Visitor Center.
Admission:  Free
Info:  520-417-6960, 520-366-5515 ext.0, www.nps.gov/coro




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.