Events for August 19 – June 18 – Western National Parks Association

Find a WNPA Event

Explore culture, history, nature, and more at virtual events or events at The National Parks Store. To find events among the 70+ national parks that partner with Western National Parks Association, visit the Discover Our Parks page and choose a partner park.

Kiva Room Photography Exhibit

The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Tucson

See national parks through the lens of youth with this Kiva Room Exhibit featuring photography by the participants in the Udall Foundation’s Parks in Focus program.

Recurring

Lake Lucero Tour

Learn how the white sands were formed, and the special adaptations of the plants and animals that live in and around the dunes. Tour begins at small missile range gate intersection with US Highway 70, 25 miles west of White Sands National Park, between mileposts 174 and 175.

$8

Santa Fe Trail 200th Anniversary Virtual Art Contest Exhibit

Santa Fe National Historic Trail

Artist’s drawings and poetic writings about the Santa Fe Trail captured the imaginations of many, prompting some to seek out opportunities to travel the trail. Artists continue to bring the […]

40th Annual Candlelight Tour

Fort Scott National Historic Site 1 Old Fort Blvd., Fort Scott, KS

Take a guided tour of the fort with reenactors bringing the fort to life and 1,000 candle lanterns lighting the way.

$8

In-Person Presentation: Our Founding Fathers

The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Tucson

Our Founding Fathers are not just marble statues in front of Federal buildings. Come and hear their stories, and you will never again think of them as marble statues but as the fascinating guys they were.

Oaxacan Woodcarvings Trunk Show

The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Tucson

Colorful! Intricate! Vibrant! Award-winning artist Agustin Cruz Prudencio displays his exquisite woodcarvings, which will be available for purchase. Enjoy carving and painting demonstrations throughout each day.

Oaxacan Woodcarvings Trunk Show

The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Tucson

Colorful! Intricate! Vibrant! Award-winning artist Agustin Cruz Prudencio displays his exquisite woodcarvings, which will be available for purchase. Enjoy carving and painting demonstrations throughout each day.

American Indian Jewelry Show

The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Tucson

Browse exquisite, authentic American Indian jewelry from Bilagaanas including earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and pendants. Each unique piece is sourced directly from Navajo or Puebloan artists.

Holiday Mexican Arts Market

The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Tucson

Explore a wide variety of exquisite Mata Ortiz pottery, playful Oaxacan woodcarvings, and vibrant Zapotec rugs—just in time for holiday shopping! Hundreds of handcrafted items will be available for purchase.

Santo Domingo Jewelry Show

The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Tucson

Pueblo artists Priscilla Nieto and Harvey Abeyta exhibit their jewelry and discuss the traditional techniques involved in their work, including hand pump drilling, shaping beads with sandstone, and flint knapping. Talks and demonstrations at 11am and 2pm.