Arizona: Calendar of Events Listings: 2010: March
Arizona Events March 2010 Calendar
This calendar of events for Arizona communities in March 2010 has been produced to assist you in making travel and activity arrangements.
This calendar has been produced to assist with travel arrangements or local activities. It is an information guide only and does not constitute a recommendation. Dates for these Arizona events were correct at time of publication. Since dates are occasionally changed, please confirm them in advance. Updates, additions and corrections to any Arizona events are made at www.ArizonaGuide.com.
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park presents printing press demonstrations in February and March 2010. The demonstrations will honor print journalism and Arizona's 150-year-old newspaper, The Arizonian, which is still being printed on the original hand press at the Park. The demonstrations will take place on the following dates and times: February 4 at 9:30am. February 18 at 10am. February 20 at 11am. March 4 at 9am. March 11 at 9am. March 21 at 11am. March 25 at 9:30am. For more information contact Tubac Presidio State Historic Park at (520) 398-2252. Park Entrance Fee is $3 per person for children and adults aged 14 & up. Youths aged 13 to 17 years of age will be charged $1 per person. There is no charge for children 12 years of age or younger. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park is located at One Burruel Street in Tubac, Arizona. The park is located 45 miles south of Tucson on Interstate 19. More on Tubac.
Saturday, March 20: 12th Annual Mariachi Festival at Patagonia Lake State Park's Boulder Beach.This year the Mariachi Festival is being coordinated with financial support from the Arizona State Parks Foundation. Volunteers from across the state will be offering their assistance on this day so the popular Festival can take place. Visitors are encouraged to spend the whole day at the Park and enjoy a wide variety of Southern Arizona Mariachi bands and dancers on stage. There will be concessions, but visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic basket. In addition, Patagonia offers picnicking, birding and nature walks. Mariachi Plata will kick things off at 10am. Patagonia Lake State Park will provide overflow parking available with shuttle service. Visitors should arrive early for best parking. The fee to enter Patagonia Lake State Park is $10 for up to four adults, and walk-ins pay just $3. For more information contact Patagonia Lake State Park at (520) 287-6965. The primitive camping sites are available for $17, and sites with electric hookups are available for $25. Make plans to head south for the sounds of traditional and modern Mexican Mariachi Band music. The park is located 7 miles past the town of Patagonia; take I-10 East to Hwy 83 South to Hwy 82. Please call ahead to find out the latest information about the State Parks by calling (602) 542-4174 (outside of the Phoenix metro area call toll-free (800) 285-3703) or visit AZStateParks.com. Follow us on twitter.com/AZStateParks. (Performers subject to change). 10am Mariachi Plata (Band); 11am Sunnyside High School (Band); 12pm Baile Folklorico Tapatio (Dancers); 1 pm Mariachi Juvenil Batiz (Band); 2pm Pueblo High School (Band); 3pm Mariachi Reyes (Band).
For additional tourism information and brochures, contact:
2702 N. Third St., Suite 4015
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Phone: 602/542-8687 or 1-800-842-8257
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