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  • Green Valley Concert Band to pay tribute to national parks at Canoa Ranch concert

    Oct 24, 2017 | Read More News
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    The Green Valley Concert Band will play songs around the theme of national parks of the west at a concert Sunday, Oct. 29, at 5 p.m. at Historic Canoa Ranch in Green Valley. The ranch is operated by Pima County Natural Resources, Parks & Recreation.
    Canoa Ranch
    Selections will include “America the Beautiful,” “Grand Canyon Suite,” “Sedona,” and “John Muir Suite.” A donation of $10 per person is suggested. Popcorn and drinks will be available for a minimal charge.

    Canoa Ranch has plenty for visitors to see. An exhibit of costumes and some detailed history on Ballet Folklorico has been extended through Nov. 22. Twenty-two beautiful costumes representing various regions of Mexico from the collection of Carmen Baron, master artist and director of Danzacultura Mexicana, will be open for viewing on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., except on Nov. 1 and Nov. 11. A $10 donation is suggested.

    Visitors also can enjoy a “Night Under the Stars” at stargazing events set for Nov. 17 and Dec. 15, weather permitting. Staff from Whipple Observatory will offer presentations at 5 p.m. each night, followed by stargazing from 6 to 8 p.m. 

    Historic Canoa Ranch, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, is located south of Green Valley off exit 56 along I-19. 

    For more information about the ranch, including volunteer opportunities and free guided tours, please visit the Canoa Ranch website, call 520-724-5220 or email CanoaRanch@pima.gov.