Vintage Trailer Event at La Siesta Campground
to Mar 29

Vintage Trailer Event at La Siesta Campground


A national RV group will be landing at La Siesta Campground March 25-31st, 
bringing fun, friendship and a hankering to have fun around our village!
Wednesday, March 27th may see slow going as 80-plus trailers make their way through town; 
Sunday, March 31st as well as the group makes their way home. 
Keep an eye on our facebook page for further information and their schedule
of when they will head downtown! Please Share

This Week long Event will be their Largest Group event yet

Attendees are coming from California, New Mexico, Texas and Arizona.

This event will be 80 plus trailers-what a great event.

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Grow for it! Food and Water for Plants and People
11:00 AM11:00

Grow for it! Food and Water for Plants and People

Presentations by Greg Peterson of Urban Farm and Don Titmus of Bee Oasis

Presentation topics:

11 AM Food Forest Basics

12 PM Tips and Tricks to Extending Your Season

1 PM So you want to grow a fruit tree

2 PM Community Collaboration Conversation and Ideas

Finger food potluck ongoing during the presentations

Doors open at 10:30 to allow time to get settled and begin promptly at 11.

Hosted by The Regenerating Arivaca Group

some finger foods will be provided by a Collaboration of Arivaca businesses and nonprofits.

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Dual Sport Riding
to Mar 25

Dual Sport Riding

Again, this year we are combining the Dual Sport Desert Daze and the Arivaca Outback.

When To Arrive:
There are some folks getting here on Thursday the 21st. Event is from the 22nd to the 25th

What to Bring:
This is actually an "Adventure" rider gathering so you should bring what you normally would when you go "Adventure" riding and camping. Everything else is gravy. If you have some special drink you like or fresh king crab, you should bring that. If you are bringing a trailer, bring it all. What we have is space, some firewood, potable water and food for Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Arivaca Outback information center will be at Andy's house.

La Siesta Campground and RV Park they will handle all your needs.


See the Local Favorites and Where to Stay tab for local food and lodging

Have a fun and adventures in Arivaca.

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Arivaca Independent Filmakers Exhibition
to Mar 2

Arivaca Independent Filmakers Exhibition

  • Arivaca Community Center (map)
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SHORT FILM NIGHT (Area Filmmakers)    Friday Night 3/1/19   6:30 - 9:00 pm  

DOCUMENTARY FILM PROGRAM Saturday 3/2/19  Program begins at 12-Noon    

POT LUCK DINNER  Saturday 3/2/19  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please note Saturday is a change from previous years because…….

There is an “After Party” at La Gitana featuring Beverly Seckinger and her band

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6th Annual Vintage Trailer Show and Swap Meet
to Jan 27

6th Annual Vintage Trailer Show and Swap Meet


Vintage Trailers come from all over to be at this show and people come to look at our precious gems. Catered buffet on Sat & Sun $15.00 Per Plate. Enjoy the Day of fun and entertainment with Denny Kuller Old Fashion Country & Western Music Saturday 26th and 27th 10 AM - 3 PM Open to the Public for viewing of Trailers and Swap Meet $5.00 per car.

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Arivaca Memories and Music Festival Sat. January 26, 2019
10:00 AM10:00

Arivaca Memories and Music Festival Sat. January 26, 2019

The whole Schedule for the day- scroll all the way

Relive Historic Arivaca during the 60’s and 70’s

The Arivaca Memories and Music Festival

Get your wristband at the ticket booths next to the Schoolhouse Door

$10 adults $5 children

The Arivaca Vaudeville Show with MC Banjo Bob

Music Line Up:

10:00-11:00 Banjo Bob and the Territorialists

12:00 - 1:00 Gertie Lopez and the T.O. Boys

1:30 - 3:30 Chuck and the Bandwagon

3:30 - 4:00 Local Famous and Fantastic Musicians

On the Tennis Court: Dance to the music and between bands…

11:15 Dog Agility Demonstration

11:30 1st Cake Walk

1:15 Yoga – stretching for all

2nd and 3rd cake walk will be announced

All posted times are Arivaca time, you know, close counts and are subject to change

Inside the Old School House:

Photos of Arivaca during The Hippie Decades… Arivaca happenings at California Gulch and Ruby Photo Booth with backdrop and props-take your own photo for a $5 donation to the FASHT

Zen Corner for meditation

In the Old School House Park:

Local Authors’ Table- Christina Nealson 10:30-12:00, Debby Buchanan 12:30-2:00, Rich Glinski 2:00-3:30

Game proceeds go to FASHT- Bean Bag Toss /Tic Tac Toe/ Toss Ring Toss

Peace Paint Truck Party – Emily and Ari

Adult Games of Chance:

50/50 drawing-proceeds go to the Arivaca Fire Auxiliary

Chicken Drop-proceeds go to FASHT

Vendors In the Park: many of our vendors have Facebook pages where you can see what they offer

Marian’s Market-Arivaca’s Farmers Market vendors

Coffee and Donuts plus jarred goods - Careless Coyote

Ice Cream and Root Beer Floats -Arivaca Fire Department Auxiliary

The Pop-Up Boutique - Selina Kitchens with Boots and Bags

101 Baby Quilts and larger and treats by Janice Arivaca

Original Tie Dye – Ellen Dursema

Arivaca Glass Blown Art – Brian Dursema

Michelle’s Creative Designs – Michelle Huerta

Togetherness 4 Health – The Arnold Family

Aprons and Granite – Debra Thompson

Monica Miksa-King Honey Farms/Prehistoric Collector – Honey, salsa and collectibles

Healthy Living – Regan Wendell, AHC

Horseshoe Art-Richard

People Helping People-volunteers of PHP

Crystal Mountain Magic Emporium-Cordelia Finley

Armonia Mosaic Art – Amy Gutmacher

Arivaca Soul-breakfast burritos and treats

NatureKind products-Angela Burton

Glass Happens-Peggy Terlisner

Arivaca Early Learning Center Bake Sale-teachers and volunteers

Pottery Demo-Diana MacDonell

Crafty Treasures with basket making Demo-Cindy Pupo

Vintage Car Parking Area for cars ’79 and older.

Meals Served in the Festival:

From the Old School House kitchen-Chili, Corn Bread and more – by Arivaca Helping Hearts

BK Outlaw BBQ – Smoked Meat Plates, sandwiches and sides

With your wrist band you can come and go through out the day. Arivaca has a lot to see and do.

Around Arivaca Food on the 26th:

Caffe Aribac, home of Gadsden Coffee and Tea Co – 8AM til 2PM Breakfast and Lunch

St. Ferdinand's Catholic Church-Annual Tamale Dinner and raffle

LaGitana-Food and Drink

Virginia's Rancharita-Mexican and American Food

Arivaca Soul Food Restaurant, corner of Universal Ranch and Arivaca Ranch rd. 6 am – 9 pm

Around Arivaca Activities/Businesses: Artist Co-op – Brought to you by local artists

Historical Walk-get your map at the Event information Booth-by FASHT

Casino Rural-Tour the casino, ask about rental for benefits-owned and operated by Arivaca Helping Hearts La Siesta Campground 6th Annual Vintage Trailer Show and Swap Meet starts at 10-free with Festival wrist band

La Gitana-Continue your day of music and dance following the Festival 5PM-9PM Kevin Pakulas & his band

Trail rides- There are many marked trails around Arivaca. Many of them do not require 4 -wheel drive

Benefiting the Friends of the Arivaca Schoolhouse and Historic Townsite (FASHT) Any festival related questions e-mail or text 460-0303 Thank you



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