Presidio San Agustin del Tucson presents Salon & Saloon: With Padre Kino – On the Trail to Sainthood lecture on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 2:00 pm. With the ongoing process of Padre Kino’s elevation to sainthood in the Catholic Church, this pioneer explorer is now receiving international attention and acclaim. Father Greg Adolf of the Southwestern Mission Research Center (SMRC) and Kino Heritage Society will give an overview of Padre Kino’s life (1645-1711) and extraordinary range of activities during his 24 years in the Pimeria Alta of southern Arizona and northern Sonora. He will also discuss his continuing impact on the cultures and the self-understanding of the people in the area. This lecture will be held in the Monsoon Room at JoJo’s Restaurant, located across the street from the Presidio Museum, 201 N. Court Ave, Tucson, AZ. There is a $5 per person cost which can be paid at the door or you can register online at