The Santa Cruz County International Film Festival

The Santa Cruz County International Film Festival is an annual event that is held every October in Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.  This year, it will be held October 20th through the 23rd. Both Nogales, Arizona and Nogales, Sonora have a history of internationally famous actors who have visited […]



What is Art?

The start of the Patagonia Fall Festival, a celebration of music & art, is fast-approaching (October 7 – 9). In light of this, we thought it would be a good idea to ask the question, “What is Art?”. According to the dictionary, art is an expression or application of human creative skill […]

Expanded Musical Entertainment at Patagonia Fall Festival

The Patagonia Fall Festival calls itself a “celebration of music and art”, and music will really earn its top billing with this year’s expanded entertainment program. The Santa Cruz Foundation for the Performing Arts (SCFPA), based in Patagonia, is the sponsor of the music performances this year, and they are […]


Horse Activities in Sky Islands Arizona

Horse Activities in Sky Islands Arizona

“Enjoy a variety of horse activities here in the Sky Islands of Southern Arizona” Horses are an inspiration to many people and are associated with many common symbols such as power, grace, beauty, nobility, strength and freedom. The horse is also one of the 12 Chinese signs of the zodiac. […]

1st Annual Sky Islands Photo Contest

We want to see your best photos of the Arizona Sky Islands’ region of Sonoita, Elgin and Patagonia. Be as creative as you desire with the photos. You are only limited by your imagination! Send your pictures to Deadline to submit photos is September 15, 2016. The winner will be […]



World-Class Birding in Patagonia

No matter if you’re new to birding or are an avid birder looking to check rare species off your life list, Patagonia is your place. Article written by Dina Mishev and published by Arizona Guide It’s not just because birds outnumber people in Patagonia that the former mining supply town and its surrounding area […]