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Upcoming Events

Where Moments Become Memories

Join Casa de San Pedro for a relaxing stay and enjoy special birding events or special dinners to make your stay even more satisfying! Be sure to sign up in advance for special events by calling us toll free at 888-257-2050. The calendar below has a representation of just a few of the many events in the area.

A plate of Mexican food

Mexican Dinners at The Casa

We offer Monday and Thursday Mexican Dinners for our resident guests from late March through late May to intersect with Tuesday and Friday early morning River Walks. These dinners will happen if we get a minimum of 10 guests signed up in advance for the date. We can accommodate simple dietary needs, but these are set menus and we may not be able to meet extensive or unique dietary preferences. Pick your date from the calendar above for planned menus for each date. Casa resident guests only. $38/person including tax and gratuity. Please call us at (888) 257-2050 to reserve your spaces at the dinners.

Crossing a river in hiking boots

Early Morning River Walks

Sheri Williamson and Tom Woods from the Southeastern Arizona Bird Observatory (www.sabo.org) are again planning to do early morning River Walks at the Casa on Tuesday and Friday Mornings. (April and May). Pop in for an early starter of coffee and muffins, then meet them at the Casa back gate for a slow stroll out the back yard and down to the river to spot and learn about the many early morning birds. Return after the approx 3-hour walk for a full breakfast! See the calendar above for dates. Sign up for the River Walks at sabo.org - Casa guests get a discount!

Courtyard with plants and a fountain

Hummingbird Banding at The Casa

Tom and Sheri are also conducting Hummingbird Banding at the Casa on most Friday afternoons during most of the Spring and Summer months and into September and October. (Exact dates and times are on their web site: www.sabo.org) The Hummingbird Banding happens in our back yard on (most, but check the calendar carefully!) Friday afternoons from 4-6pm. Join Tom and Sheri for a great hummingbird experience. These hummingbird banding sessions at Casa de San Pedro are free to our resident guests. For non-resident participants you must pre-register with SABO at their website and attendance is limited. There is a small charge for participants not staying at the Casa.

Walking down a forest trail

The Nature Conservancy Guided Nature Walks

Nature Walks Visitors from all over the world come to see the more than 170 species of birds found in the preserve and surrounding national forest. Southwestern specialties such as painted redstarts and magnificent hummingbirds share the canyon with many other animals, including black bears, Chiricahua leopard frogs and dozens of species of butterflies. The canyon is also home to more than 400 species of plants, from tiny mosses to towering firs. Guided walks are on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 9 a.m. from March 1 to the end of October. The reserve is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Kathe Anderson Birding Seminars

As you tour Southeast Arizona from our high prairie grasslands to mountain canyons, and riparian areas, it is probable that you will find well over 180 species in just a few days, without a lot of effort.

Our local bird guides can help you find and identify the many types of birds, and guide you to popular birding hot-spots.  And as always, the San Pedro River Valley is at the heart of Arizona’s hottest birding sites.

Older couple looking in binoculars

Summer Color: Flycatchers & Temporary Custody of a Rainbow

June 21st-23rd, 2024

This is a full weekend program focusing on birds morning and evening, with afternoons free to relax at la Casa or explore the many natural and cultural resources of the area. On the first evening, we’ll take a closer look at the large and often confusing flycatcher family, which includes kingbirds, phoebes, and pewees, among other flycatchers – some colorful and some not! On Saturday evening, in a program specifically developed for Casa de San Pedro, highlights a range of common colorful birds of the Sierra Vista area and the Casa, plus a trio of striking black-and-white birds.

Choose one or both classes, each $30 per person. Field trips included. Lodging stay at the Casa required.

Big Birds, Raptor ID & All About Cranes

November 2nd-3rd, 2024

This is a full weekend program focusing on birds morning and evening, with afternoons free to relax at the Casa or explore the many natural and cultural resources of the area. On the first evening, we will take a close look at Sandhill Cranes, their life history, diet, mating dances, and threats.  We’ll also discuss some crane species worldwide. On Saturday evening we will look at and discuss some of the major families of raptors, including falcons, “forest hawks”, and soaring birds. plus vultures.  What should we be looking at to help tell them apart.

Choose one or both classes, each $30 per person. Field trips included.  Lodging stay at the Casa is required.