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Desert Sol

DATE: May 6-15
TIME: 8 a.m. – the 3 p.m.
PRICE: Included with General Admission


Awaken your senses and soothe your soul with the healing power of nature.  Experience and connect with a variety of cultural and healing traditions from around the world. Relax and restore your energy and creativity as you explore these upcoming Desert Sol activities.

May 6-15 | LIVE SAND ART CREATION BY ROY WASSON VALLE 

Artist Roy Wasson Valle will create a life-size image of a saguaro drawn in colored sand. The work is entitled Keystone Growth and uses the saguaro as a metaphor for the slow growth and progress a person embarks upon in a lifetime.

  • May 6, 15 | Wildflower Trail | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • May 7, 8, 10, 12, 14 | Wildflower Trail | 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

The work in progress will be available for viewing during all open Garden hours

 

May 10 & 14 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | FELICIA COCOTZIN RUIZ MEDICINAL DESERT PLANTS WALK AND BOOK SIGNING

Celebrate Mother’s Day and all things Mother Earth with author of “Earth Medicines: Ancestral Wisdom, Healing Recipes, and Wellness Rituals from a Curandera” Felicia Cocotzin Ruiz. Join the Garden for a book signing and Garden walks led by Felicia as she highlights some of the medicinal desert plants mentioned in her book.

Book Signing

  • Cohn Tour Gathering Station | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Medicinal Desert Plants Walk 

  • Wildflower Trail | 9:30 a.m.
  • Steele Herb Garden | 11: 30 a.m.

CHECK BACK SOON FOR DETAILS ABOUT FUTURE EVENTS

 

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We apologize for any inconvenience but excited to share the improved trail with you soon.

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