Written by Tom Brown and reprinted by permission of the Tucson Audubon Society The Webster’s Dictionary definition of the word chat: to talk lightly, glibly, or flirtatiously. But to us here at the Paton Center for Hummingbirds, it is: to […]

Chat with Us at the Paton Center!


Nabhan Nabs James Beard Award for Agave Book Author: Jay Babcock and Carrie White. Reprinted with permission from the Patagonia Regional Times. Patagonian ethnobotanist and author Gary Nabhan won a prestigious James Beard Award last Saturday for ‘Agave Spirits: The Past, Present, […]

Patagonia’s Own Gary Nabhan – a Legitimate Expert on Agave


Author: Linda Jade Fong. Reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times. Maybe you’ve always wanted to have fun trying to one-finger play Garth Brooks or Taylor Swift tunes on the piano, or maybe you’ve always wanted to become a […]

New Street Piano a ‘No Excuses’ Gift to Town from ...


Author: Dottie Farrar. Reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times. Wearing a big old cowboy hat, jeans and boots, Craig Johnson, Wyoming-based author of the popular long-running “Longmire” mystery series, charmed and awed fans who came to meet him […]

The Day ‘Longmire’ Creator Craig Johnson Came to Town



Author: Angela Gervasi. Reprinted by permission of Nogales International. Photos by Angela Gervasi. When Barbara Christianson embarks on a road trip, she looks for one souvenir in particular: honey. That search, according to Christianson, can give way to a world […]

‘The Meading Room’ experiments with age-old drink


Reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times, Marion Vendituoli The Town of Patagonia and the Sky Islands Tourism Association have teamed up with the Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance (SCVHA) to create and install a 4’ x 3’ sign […]

A Sign of the Times – Santa Cruz Valley Heritage ...



Author: Pat McNamara. Reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times. It’s the 30th anniversary of the opening of Global Arts Gallery in Patagonia and owner Adrienne Halpert sat before her large inventory of colorful items from all over the […]

The Global Arts Galley – “It’s Her Store-y”



Author: Addie Ibarra. Reprinted by permission of the Tucson Foodie. Imagine this: rolling, grass-covered hills, cooler temps, picturesque Arizona landscapes, and all in all, a perfect bifurcation of cowboys and winos. Regardless of whether you’re an oenophile, a Sunday sommelier, […]

Best Spots to Sip Wine in Sonoita and Elgin



Written by Robert Gay and reprinted by permission of the Patagonia Regional Times The various trails in and around Patagonia have been given some love recently by several organizations, often aided by residents. Here’s a look at what’s been happening […]

Step by Step – News on Hiking around Patagonia


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Reprinted by permission of the Arizona Office of Tourism Spend time outdoors, then sample the local cuisine and arts scene in this small town south of Tucson. Set your sights on birds. Patagonia sits along a prime avian migratory path […]

AZ Office of Tourism – Profiles Patagonia



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