2017 Winter Spanish Market

The Spanish Colonial Arts Society will be hosting the 2017 Winter Spanish Market on December 2 (9am-5pm) and December 3 (10am-4pm) at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, NM. Festivities include art, local music, food, demonstrations, and more. This...

La Fiesta de Tumacácori

You won’t want to miss the 47th annual La Fiesta de Tumacácori on Dec. 2nd (10am-5pm) and 3rd (10am-4pm)! This free two-day event is a celebration of all the influential cultures of the historical Santa Cruz Valley with Native American, Mexican, and Southwest...

“Who are the Sobaipuri O’odham?”

If you missed the lecture “Who are the Sobaipuri O’odham?” on November 16th, you have two more opportunities. 1) Saturday, Dec. 9, 2:00-3:30 pm at the Tubac Presidio State Park (1 Burruel St., Tubac, AZ), and 2) Saturday, January 13, 1:00-3:30 pm at...

Edited Volume Wins Award

The 2017 edited volume New Mexico and the Pimería Alta, published by University Press of Colorado, recently was awarded the Arizona Literary Award (non-fiction category) by the Arizona Author’s Association. Edited by John G. Douglass and William M. Graves, this...

“Who are the Sobaipuri O’odham?”

On Nov. 16, Dr. Deni J. Seymour, Elder Tony Burrell, and Cultural Specialist David Tenario of Wa:k will present a short video, PowerPoint presentation, and discussion about the Sobaipuri O’odham of San Xavier de Back (Wa:k). This free presentation is sponsored...

Guided Tour of Barrio Tubac

Enjoy a guided tour of the archaeological site of Barrio de Tubac on Thursday, Nov. 9 and Saturday, Nov. 25, 10:00 am – 12 noon. Join docents Phil Halpenny and Gwen Griffin in exploring the Spanish colonial archaeological site. This site preserves the remains of...

Carryl B. Martin Research Award by AAHS

The Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society (AAHS) is now accepting applications for the Carryl B. Martin Research Award. A single award of $5,000 will be given to a high-quality archaeological or historical research project that focuses on significant questions...

Día de los Muertos Craft Day at Casa de la Guerra

On October 29, 2017, celebrate Día de los Muertos, “Day of the Dead,” with a free family craft workshop at Casa de la Guerra in downtown Santa Barbara. From noon to 3:00 pm, discover the fascinating history of this special holiday while decorating sugar...

Volunteer Olive Picking at Santa Inés Mission Mills

On Saturday, October 28, 2017, the Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation invites you to join them for a day of olive picking at the Santa Inés Mission Mills. From 9:00 am to noon, you can lend a hand and also learn about the history of this mission site. Wear...