Interpretive Fair Weekend
Oct 20, 2012
from 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
|Where||Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site|
|Contact Name||Jane McFarland|
|Contact Phone||(915) 857-1135|
The fair is a free, family-oriented event focused on natural education and cultural understanding. Tours begin at 8 a.m. both days of the fair; mildly to moderately strenuous; suitable for all age groups. After 10 a.m. both days, visitors can browse informational booths on the environment, local history, desert wildlife, area parks, and native plants. Performances and presentations begin after 11 a.m. both days of the fair; folklorico dancers, matachines, Native American dancing and drumming, and a presentation on ranching family history at Hueco Tanks. There will be food for sale. An evening program will start at 6 p.m. Saturday, October 20.
Admission to the Interpretive Fair is free.
For resource protection and safety, a short briefing will be provided for visitors without a current orientation card. Due to the sensitive nature of the site, pets are not allowed on trails; for their safety pets may not be left in vehicles unattended.