History Walk — Clanton Ranch, Escapule Road, Sierra Vista. Learn a little of the Clanton family history and life before and after the infamous gunfight at the OK Corral. Suitable footwear. 1-3 p.m. Dec. 9. Donations accepted. 459-2555. Outdoors.

History Walk — Clanton Ranch

OUTDOORS

All events are free or included in admission or vehicle entrance fee unless otherwise noted. Parking may be additional. Bad weather may change or cancel activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No pets unless otherwise specified.

A Gneiss Walk — Sabino Canyon, 5700 N. Sabino Canyon Road. Enjoy a walk and talk about the geology of canyon led by a Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalist. 8:30-11 a.m. Dec. 7 and 14. 749-8700.

Birding — Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. A guided walk through the park and along the ponds to see raptors, sparrows, and many other birds. Ducks should be arriving for the winter. Loaner binoculars available. Online registration required. 8:30-10 a.m. Dec. 7 and 14. 724-5375.

Night As Day: Nocturnal Creatures  — Saguaro National Park East, 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail. Discover the ecological community that comes to life in the nighttime, including nocturnal animals, night-blooming plants and pollinators. 2-2:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and 14. 733-5153.

Star Party — Saguaro National Park East. An introduction to astronomy and a look at the desert night sky. Telescopes and binoculars available. Reservations required. 7-9 p.m. Dec. 7. 733-5153.

Walk With The Saguaros — Saguaro National Park East. Join a naturalist for this two hour easy walk to discover the many fascinating facts about the saguaro cactus. Suitable footwear. 10 a.m.-noon. Dec. 7 and 14. 733-5153.

Who's Who — Saguaro National Park East. A walk through the cactus garden. 3-3:30 p.m. Dec. 7. 733-5153.

Cactus Caravan — Saguaro National Park East. Explore with a park ranger. 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15. 733-5153.

Douglas Spring Hike — Saguaro National Park East. Explore the sights on a 5 mile hike including Bridal Wreath Falls and Wildhorse Tank. Suitable footwear. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 8. 733-5153.

Holiday Hayrides  — M White Stables, 2350 W. River Road. Mule drawn hayride, sit by the fire, hot cocoa and roast a marshmallow. 6-9 p.m. Dec. 8-17. $15. 887-4386.

Is it A Cactus or A...sparagus — Saguaro National Park East. Come learn the difference between the two most famous families of desert plants on this short stroll in the cactus garden. 2-2:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 15. 733-5153.

A Night Under the Stars — Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers provide an introduction to the night sky. Telescopes for viewing. Bring a chair. 6-8 p.m. Dec. 9. 724-5375.

Archaeological Tour of Los Morteros — Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr. Pubic Library, 7800 N. Schisler Drive. Explore an ancient Hohokam village with a Pima County archaeologist. Meet at library, then caravan to the archaeological site for an easy, walking tour. Ages 12 and up. Online registration required. 9-11:30 a.m. Dec. 9. $10. 724-5375.

Historic Craft Demonstrations — Tumacácori National Historical Park, 1891 E. Frontage Road. May include, tortilla making, paper flower making, pottery, O’odham basket weaving, or other art forms. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10. 377-5060.

Historical Tour — Pima County Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. A guided walk around the grounds and historic buildings to gain insights into the rich farming and ranching history of the site. 11 a.m.-noon. Dec. 9. 724-5375.

History Walk — Clanton Ranch, Escapule Road, Sierra Vista. Learn a little of the Clanton family history and life before and after the infamous gunfight at the OK Corral. Suitable footwear. 1-3 p.m. Dec. 9. Donations accepted. 459-2555.

River Walk — San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90, Sierra Vista. The Friends of the San Pedro River will conduct interpretive walks to find 82 species of mammals, dozens of reptiles and amphibians and nearly 350 species of birds. Suitable footwear. 9-11 a.m. Dec. 9. Donations accepted. 459-2555.

Tour of Historic Canoa Ranch — Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley. A walking tour of the headquarters, historic buildings, corrals and exhibits. Online registration required. 10-11:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. Dec. 9.  724-5220.

Bird Walk — Environmental Operations Park, Hwy. 90 east of Sierra Vista. A two hour walk led by docents from Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory and the Friends of the San Pedro River. Suitable footwear. First-come, first served basis. 8-11 a.m. Dec. 10. Donations accepted. 459-2555.

Desert Botany 101 — Saguaro National Park East. An easy walk through the cactus garden. 10-10:30 a.m. Dec. 10. 733-5153.

Hidden Wildlife — Saguaro National Park East. Learn to look for the signs that animals leave behind. 3-3:30 p.m. Dec. 10. 733-5153.

Petanque in the Park — Reid Park, 830 S. Country Club Road. Learn and play the French game of petanque. 2-4 p.m. Dec. 10. 664-4133.

The Giant Cactus — Saguaro National Park East. Join a ranger for a walk along a desert wash for a lesson in trees of the desert and a look at the only tree-like cactus in the U.S. Suitable footwear. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 10. 733-5153.

A Taste of the Desert — Saguaro National Park East. A walk to learn what plants can be used for food, clothing, medicine and shelter. 11-11:30 a.m. Dec. 11. 733-5153.

Desert Adaptations — Saguaro National Park East. Discover the fascinating world of desert plants and the many techniques they use to live here. 3-3:30 p.m. Dec. 11. 733-5153.

Sonoran Lifestyles — Saguaro National Park East. A two hour, 1 mile walk to discover how plants and animals adapt to life in the desert. Ages 10 and up. 10 a.m.-noon. Dec. 11 and 12. 733-5153.

Birding  — Colossal Cave Mountain Park, 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail, Vail. Join a local birding expert to explore the birdlife that inhabits the Arizona Uplands of the park. Online registration required. 8-10 a.m. Dec. 12. 724-5375.

Birds of the Sonoran Desert — Saguaro National Park East. A mile walk in search of desert birds. Suitable footwear. Ages 10 and up. 9-11 p.m. Dec. 12. 733-5153.

Tour of Historic Canoa Ranch — Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley. Join a walking tour of the ranch headquarters, historic buildings, corrals and exhibits. Online registration required. 10-11:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. Dec. 12. 724-5220.

Anza Tour — Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley. Learn about Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza and the group of Spanish colonial settlers. Online registration required. 9-10 a.m. Dec. 13. 724-5220.

Desert Morning Hike — Saguaro National Park East. Join a park naturalist on this fitness hike. Suitable footwear. 9 a.m.-noon. Dec. 6. 733-5153.

History of the Rincon Valley — Saguaro National Park East. A walk to learn about the homesteaders and ranchers who settled. Suitable footwear. Ages 10 and up. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Dec. 13. 733-5153.

Nature Walk: Plants and Wildlife — Sabino Canyon. Easy trails led by a Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalist. Meet at the flagpole in front of the Sabino Canyon Visitor Center. 8:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 13. 749-8700.

Restoration Tour — Historic Hacienda de la Canoa, 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road, Green Valley. Take a behind-the-scenes tour with Architectural Preservationist Simon Herbert to examine the processes and materials used in the restoration of the structures at Historic Canoa Ranch. Online registration required. 9-10:30 a.m. Dec. 13. 724-5220.

Bird Walk — San Pedro House, 9800 E. Highway 90, Sierra Vista. Sponsored by the Friends of the San Pedro River. Suitable footwear. 9-11 a.m. Dec. 13. Donations accepted. 459-2555.

Presidio District Walking Tour — Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum, 196 N. Court Ave. Includes a tour of the Presidio Museum, lunch at La Cocina Restaurant, and a tour of the historic buildings at the Tucson Museum of Art. Cost includes lunch. Attendees must register and pay in advance at TucsonPresidio.com. 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dec. 14. $45. 837-8119.

Nuts about Nature Preschool Hour — Roy P Drachman-Agua Caliente Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Learn about nature through stories, crafts and games. Ages 3-5 with an adult. Register online. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 15. $5. 724-5375.

Stargazing at Whipple Observatory — 670 Mt. Hopkins Road, 670 Mt. Hopkins Road, Amado. Come before dark to enjoy a presentation followed by stargazing at Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory. 5-8 p.m. Dec. 15. 724-5220.