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Daily Schedule

Tuesday, October 22nd
10:00 a.m. Saguaro Stories
Saguaro Ramada
10:30 a.m. Desert Discovery Tour
Orietation Ramada
1:00 p.m. Desert Discovery Tour
Orientation Ramada
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3:00 p.m. Stingray Feeding ($)
Stingray Touch
12:30 p.m. Stingray Feeding ($)
Stingray Touch
2:00 p.m. Raptor Free Flight
rff demo area
10:00 a.m. Raptor Free Flight
rff demo area
9:00 a.m. Stingray Feeding ($)
Stingray Touch
12:15 p.m. Live and (sort of) on the Loose
Warden Oasis Theater

Upcoming Events

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Rio Sonora
Saturday, October 26, 2019

8:00am - 5:00pm

Travel with us to the beautiful Río Sonora Valley! We'll follow in the footsteps of legendary Jesuit missionary, explorer, cartographer, and agriculturist Father Kino and explore the Pimería Alta where we'll spend three adventurous days visiting missions in the region of Northern Sonora, enjoying local cuisine and spending quality time with wonderful people that share gracious hospitality.

Rio Sonora
Sunday, October 27, 2019

8:00am - 5:00pm

Travel with us to the beautiful Río Sonora Valley! We'll follow in the footsteps of legendary Jesuit missionary, explorer, cartographer, and agriculturist Father Kino and explore the Pimería Alta where we'll spend three adventurous days visiting missions in the region of Northern Sonora, enjoying local cuisine and spending quality time with wonderful people that share gracious hospitality.

Rio Sonora
Monday, October 28, 2019

8:00am - 5:00pm

Travel with us to the beautiful Río Sonora Valley! We'll follow in the footsteps of legendary Jesuit missionary, explorer, cartographer, and agriculturist Father Kino and explore the Pimería Alta where we'll spend three adventurous days visiting missions in the region of Northern Sonora, enjoying local cuisine and spending quality time with wonderful people that share gracious hospitality.

Cactus Flowers
Saturday, November 2, 2019

10:30am - 12:00pm

Hear from the Museum's Board of Trustees and Executive Director, Craig Ivanyi as they present the year in review and their vision for the coming year. Stay for a raffle and presentation of a live animal interpretation: Sonoran Animal Stories!

Scorpion
Saturday, November 9, 2019

8:00am - 12:00pm

Come learn about venomous (but rarely dangerous to humans) creatures found here in the Sonoran Desert! Bust some common myths while learning how to ID medically significant species, avoid their bites and stings, and provide appropriate first aid.

Hohokam
Saturday, November 16, 2019

8:30am - 4:30pm

Have you always wanted to dive deeper into the history of our hometown? Join us as we explore the most "recent" 1,500 years of human history by exploring several prehistoric cultural sites including Los Morteros, Honey Bee Village, Tumamoc Hill, the Valencia Site, and the Mission Gardens.

Kids Learning
Saturday, November 16, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00am

Calling all Coati Kids! Join us in the Packrat Playhouse for an exclusive 'Overnight Adventure' as we uncover the 'Science of Glow'. Discover how animals, algae, fungi, and minerals display bio-luminescence and fluorescence as well as how animals detect heat to find prey in the dark. Come enjoy the starry skies and wildlife of the desert at night! ($5 additional fee)

Sonoran Harvest 2019
Saturday, November 16, 2019

6:00pm - 9:30pm

Join us for the 2nd annual food and drink festival, Sonoran Harvest: Taste the Desert! This event will focus on foods found in the Sonoran Desert and teach you how you can incorporate them into your daily life. Sample delicious delights of the Southwest and sip on your favorite local brews. Watch local chefs battle to be crowned the Sonoran Harvest Champion!

Black Lava
Sunday, February 9, 2020

8:00am - 5:00pm

Explore the Pinacate Biosphere, a Unesco World Heritage site with geologist Bob Scarborough and cultural historian Jesús Garcia. Explore a volcanic landscape, tide pools, visit the Sonoran Tohono O'odham village of Quitovac (an oasis along the ancient salt pilgrimage trail to the sea), and more on this inspiring 4 day trip!

Black Lava
Monday, February 10, 2020

8:00am - 5:00pm

Explore the Pinacate Biosphere, a Unesco World Heritage site with geologist Bob Scarborough and cultural historian Jesús Garcia. Explore a volcanic landscape, tide pools, visit the Sonoran Tohono O'odham village of Quitovac (an oasis along the ancient salt pilgrimage trail to the sea), and more on this inspiring 4 day trip!

Black Lava
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

8:00am - 5:00pm

Explore the Pinacate Biosphere, a Unesco World Heritage site with geologist Bob Scarborough and cultural historian Jesús Garcia. Explore a volcanic landscape, tide pools, visit the Sonoran Tohono O'odham village of Quitovac (an oasis along the ancient salt pilgrimage trail to the sea), and more on this inspiring 4 day trip!

Black Lava
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

8:00am - 5:00pm

Explore the Pinacate Biosphere, a Unesco World Heritage site with geologist Bob Scarborough and cultural historian Jesús Garcia. Explore a volcanic landscape, tide pools, visit the Sonoran Tohono O'odham village of Quitovac (an oasis along the ancient salt pilgrimage trail to the sea), and more on this inspiring 4 day trip!