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Vail Preservation Society with Brad Lancaster: Community Event: Connect Past to Future, September 23, 2017 — Vail AZ

September 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Connect Past to Future in Historic Vail!

Vail Store and Post Office, ca. 1935. Image courtesy of the Vail Preservation Society.

This community event is an opportunity to engage with the living history of the unique town of Vail, Arizona. Participants can choose from a variety of activities ranging from making adobe bricks, learning passive & active water-harvesting and pollinator-friendly landscaping techniques from Brad Lancaster, playing the historic game of cornhole, attending historic-preservation presentations, learning about historic-preservation trades, to touring the 1908 Old Vail Post Office and the 1935 Shrine of Santa Rita in the Desert.

There will also be an Artist & Artisan Sale and a Plant Sale going on for the duration of the morning’s events.

 Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 8–11 am
Venue: Old Vail Post Office
Address: 13105 E Colossal Cave Road, Vail, Arizona (at the corner of Old Vail Road (map))
Cost: Free
Note: In addition to teaching about water harvesting, Brad will likely be part of the tours of the Santa Rita Shrine’s still-functioning water-harvesting system from the 1930s!
For additional information: Click the flyer below &/or
send an email to vailpreservationsociety@gmail.com
Click to visit the website of the Vail Preservation Society


September 23, 2017
8:00 am - 11:00 am

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