A butterfly feeds on a thistle flower on Mount Lemmon.

1. Tuesdays-Saturdays

AZ-Eight — Agua Caliente Park Ranch House Gallery, 12325 E. Roger Road. AZ-Eight, plein air and studio mixed-media art. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Free. 615-7855.

2. Aug. 15

“Dog Days of Summer” Event and “River of Light” Opening Reception — Desert Artisans’ Gallery, 6536 E. Tanque Verde Road. Local artists and fundraiser for Pima Paws for Life. 5-9 p.m. Aug. 15. Free. 722-4412.

3. Aug. 20

Mount Lemmon Wildflower Hike — Mount Lemmon Community Center, 12949 N. Sabino Canyon Parkway. Join botanist Meg Quinn for a 3-mile hike. 9 a.m.-noon Aug. 20. Free; reservations required. 615-7855.