Events for April 7 – March 25 – Western National Parks Association

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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.

Documentary Presentation: Pilgrimage to Magdalena

Sign to Tumacácori (NPS) The documentary film, Pilgrimage to Magdalena, will be shown on Sunday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m. inside the historic mission church at Tumacácori National Historical Park. The screening will be followed by a question and answer and general discussion session, led by members of the Border Community Alliance (BCA). The documentary, created […]


Virtual Author Talk at Port Chicago Naval Magazine

Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial 4202 Alhambra Ave, Martinez, CA

Concord, Calif. – The National Park Service, in collaboration with Author Steve Sheinkin, invites you to join a Virtual Author Talk on September 27, 2022, at 6 p.m. The program will consist of a virtual presentation about the events at Port Chicago followed by a Q & A session with Steve Sheinkin and NPS Park Rangers. […]


White Sands National Park Celebrates National Fossil Day

White Sands National Park 19955 US-70, Alamogordo, NM

Fossil Prints (NPS) ALAMOGORDO – White Sands National Park announces National Fossil Day events highlighting paleontology's scientific and educational value and the importance of preserving fossils for future generations. To celebrate, White Sands invite you to celebrate by joining park rangers at "Dig Into the Past" on Saturday, October 8, from 10:00 am to 1:00 […]


Fall Fiesta Returns to Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier National Monument 15 Entrance Rd, Los Alamos, NM

A pot molded from clay (NPS) On Saturday, Oct. 8, Bandelier will host its first Fall Fiesta since 2019. The event will take place in Frijoles Canyon in the main picnic area and around the Bandelier Visitor Center from 11 am to 3 pm. Throughout the summer, cultural demonstrators from nearby Pueblos showcase their work […]


Santo Domingo Jewelry at The National Parks Store

The National Parks Store 12880 N Vistoso Village Dr, Tucson, AZ

Pueblo artist, Rudy Coriz, will exhibit his contemporary and traditional style jewelry, noted for its exquisite linear inlays, at the National Parks Store. Coriz's dazzling earring, necklaces, and pendants and more will be available for purchase from Friday, October 14 - Saturday, October 15 between 10:00 AM through 5:00 PM.


Golden Spike National Historical Park to Host 44th Annual Railroader Festival

Golden Spike National Historical Park 6200 N 22300 W, Corinne, UT

Reenactors at Golden Spike (NPS) It’s back! Golden Spike National Historical Park invites the public to the 44th Annual Railroader Festival on October 15th, 2022. Celebrate railroad and frontier culture with locomotive ranger programs, hand car rides, motor car rides, locomotive cab tours, a vintage photo booth, and a self-guided ghost town tour. Locomotive demonstration […]


Astronomy Night at Pecos

Pecos National Historical Park Ancestral Sites Trail, Pecos, NM

Milky Way (NPS) Pecos, NM: Join us for an evening under the wonderful Western sky on Saturday, October 15th. Special guests from the Santa Fe Brass Quintet will kick off the evening with music to match the mood. Afterward, park staff and volunteers from the Santa Fe Stargazers will bring out telescopes and binoculars to […]


Misión de las Estrellas

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park 6701 San Jose Dr, San Antonio, TX

SAN ANTONIO — Join San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and Las Misiones for two nights of stars at Mission San Juan to explore and be inspired by the night sky through telescopes, learn about celestial navigation, become a Junior Ranger Night Explorer, and more at this free family event. Before the sun sets, explore […]


2022 Moby-Dick Reading Marathon

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park 499 Jefferson St, San Francisco, CA

Whaling Drawing (NPS) San Francisco, CA – San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco Maritime National Park Association and the Department of Culture and Communication at California State University Maritime Academy proudly present the 2022 San Francisco Moby-Dick Marathon happening noon to noon, October 22nd to 23rd at the Maritime Museum at 900 Beach Street, San […]


Chiricahua Night Sky Event

Chiricahua National Monument 12856 E Rhyolite Creek Rd, Willcox, AZ

WILLCOX, AZ — Celebrate the wonders of our night sky at Chiricahua National Monument on Saturday, October 22, 2022, from 6-9 pm. Staff at this International Dark Sky Certified Park in partnership with members from the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association (TAAA) will be hosting a two-part special event. Jim O’Connor from TAAA will begin the evening festivities with […]


Night Skies Over the LBJ Ranch

Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park 1048 Park Road #49, Stonewall, TX

Stargazers on LBJ Ranch Airstrip (NPS) STONEWALL, TEXAS – Make plans to view the wonders of the night sky at Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park on Saturday, October 22. Beginning at 6:30 pm at the LBJ Ranch near Stonewall, the National Park Service will host programs highlighting the marvels of the night sky and […]