Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 9-10

PATAGONIA: Sky Islands Fall Artisan Market, formerly the Patagonia Fall Festival, featuring more than 100 artisan exhibitors, food vendors, live entertainment, kids activities and more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at Patagonia Town Park. More details at

Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 16-17

TUMACACORI: Membrillo harvest celebration at Tumacácori National Historical Park. Visitors are invited to take home a recipe’s-worth of membrillo (quince) fruit harvested from the park’s heritage orchard, as well as a recipe for “dulce de membrillo.” The giveaway is set to run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, or until the supply is gone.

Saturday, Oct. 16

NOGALES: Nogales Bicycle Classic, with routes of 11, 22, 40, 60 and 87 miles through Santa Cruz County. Staggered start times every 15 minutes beginning at 8 a.m. at the corner of Morley Avenue and Court Street in downtown Nogales. More information and registration available at

Saturday, Oct. 16

RIO RICO: Rummage sale to benefit the Rio Rico Historical Society, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rio Rico Community Center, 391 Avenida Coatimundi. More information at To donate items for the sale, call Manny at (520) 287-3357.

Saturday, Oct. 30

NOGALES: Dia de Muertos Exhibicion de Altares, 5 p.m. at Karam Park on Morley Avenue. See an array of traditional Day of the Dead altars that pay honor to lost loved ones.

Saturday, Nov. 6

RIO RICO-TUBAC: Bus Tour of Historic Rio Rico, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., offered by the Rio Rico Historical Society. $55 for historical society members, $65 for non-members $65 (prepaid reservations required). For reservations, contact or call (520) 761-9907. More information at

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