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Sonoran Spring

Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Visitors enjoy the sunset and ambience of the Tohono Chul Park Sonoran Spring Celebration on March 24. Held every March, the event celebrates the bloom of Sonoran desert wildflowers while raising money to benefit the park. Last year, the park raised $60,000. The event featured the Domingo De…

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Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Lenae Decastro and Katrina Snyder, left to right, from Tucson Ballet, welcome visitors at the Sonoran Spring Celebration, which featured silent and live auctions.

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Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Eliza Epifano studies a succulent vertical garden up for bid at the silent auction. Other auction items included crafts, jewelry, paintings, gift cards and getaway packages.

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Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Lois Runyon samples Alfonso Gourmet Olive Oil. Other tastings included offerings from Kief-Joshua Vinyards, Gourmet Girls Gluten Free Bakery and Bistro, and Avion Tequila.

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Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

Sonoran desert wildflowers celebrated at Tohono Chul

A hummingbird pollinates a flower at the Sonoran Spring Celebration this past Sunday. Tickets started at $100 and all proceeds went to Tohono Chul Park.

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