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Join Archaeology Southwest’s ancient technology expert, Allen Denoyer, on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Oro Valley’s Second Saturday at Steam Pump Ranch. Allen will demonstrate how ancient people made stone tools and discuss work on our experimental Hohokam pithouse.
Celebrate Oro Valley – As Our Story Grows
Also Highlighting… horses through Southwest history. Don’t miss the fun at Steam Pump Ranch!
Schedule of events:
9:00 – 9:10 a.m. – National Anthem by TRAK (Therapeutic Ranch for Animals and Kids)
9:10 – 10:10 a.m. – TRAK performances
10:20 – 10:50 a.m. – University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine demonstration
11:00 – 11:20 a.m. – Charros y Modelos de Arizona dancing horse show, winners of the Charro entry in the Tucson Rodeo parade 2019 & 2022
12:00 – 12:30 p.m. – Spanish Barb Association demonstration
12:40 – 12:50 p.m. – TRAK Performers
1:00 – 1:20 p.m. – Charros y Modelos de Arizona
Music all day long on the stage provided by:
9:10 – 10:15 a.m.: Cowboy at Heart/David Rychener
10:45 – 12:00 p.m.: Adara Ray & the Homewreckers
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.: Craig Green
11:30-11:50 a.m.: Folkloriko de Los Modelos
1:25-1:45 p.m.: Local elementary schools Team Dance
1:50-2:00 p.m.: Quest for Education and Arts performers
Western artisans and Commerce corral vendor booths
Horse Hub Vendors:
- Friends of Canoa Ranch
- The Empire Ranch Foundation
- Charros de Los Modelos
- Spanish Barb Association
- University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine
- Large animal veterinarian
- Buffalo Soldiers
In the grass:
- Town of Oro Valley department booths with lots of activities and fun for families as they learn what we do to make Oro Valley a great place to live
- Local businesses
- Boards and Commissions
Additional Activities include:
- Great crafts for children
- A branding activity
- Petting Zoo by TRAK
- Pony Rides by TRAK
- Roping demonstration
The Oro Valley Historical Society will provide tours in the Historic Pusch Family Ranch house along with a panel of descendants of early ranchers from the area.
Archaeology Southwest’s Hands-On Archaeology will highlight the region’s ancient roots.
Heirloom Farmers Market will sell you the best fresh foods the region has to offer.
Story boards for citizens to write their Oro Valley Story.
Honoring those we have lost.
All of this with fun food trucks and so much more!
- Steam Pump Ranch