Press Release

For Immediate Release 

 

Event Date: October 10 to 12, 2014

 

The Best Not-So-Little Art and Music Festival in SE Arizona (Patagonia)

 

The Festivalís exhibitors are invited by juried vote to present the most unique and exceptionally high quality art and crafts, produced with the utmost care, creativity and craftsmanship.

 

Kiote Clay 

 

Patagonia, Arizona, September 24, 2014 (McKenzieNewsService.com) - Get ready for three joyous days of live musical entertainment and over 100 fine arts, crafts and diverse food booths in Patagonia, AZ as this quaint, historic town heralds the arrival of autumn with a celebration of music and art at the Patagonia Fall Festival, October 10 to 12.
 
Now in its 26th year, this free festival now attracts more than 15,000 visitors to the spacious tree-shaded park in the center of town for relaxed and cheerful browsing and shopping along the art-studded esplanade in what is, traditionally, near perfect weather.
 
The Festivalís exhibitors are invited by juried vote to present the most unique and exceptionally high quality art and crafts, produced with the utmost care, creativity and craftsmanship.
 
Beneath the white canopies youíll find exquisite custom and mixed media jewelry, stoneware, pottery, tin cut luminaries, unique bird feeders, folk and contemporary collectibles, metal sculpture, Native American jewelry, blown glass, stained glass, Western hats and neon tie-dyes, stunning photography and floral design, beads and fetishes, custom furniture and furnishings, one-of-a-kind chimes, musical instruments and much more.
 
Entertainment includes:


The Sugar Beats from Bisbee (Friday, 11:30-1 pm), a dynamic group of women whose vocal artistry covers many different genres and eras of music.


The 62nd Army Band from Fort Huachuca (Friday, 1:30-4 pm), whose musical styles include jazz and fusion, New Orleans revival, rock, pop and classical.


Lulu LaFever (Saturday, 10 am-noon) sings soulful roadhouse. Award-winning songwriter and Grammy member, Lulu, has opened for Willie Nelson and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy over the course of 20 years of fun, fabulous touring.


Trio Perla Negra with Julio Figueroa (Saturday, 12:30-1:30 pm) features traditional Mexican music with guitar, bass and requinto, performed by musicians from Sonora Norte and Cananea.


Baba Marimba (Saturday, 2-4 pm) is a world music band based in Tucson that plays African, Middle Eastern, Cuban, Brazilian, World Beat and originals that get people jumping out of their seats to dance along to their musical rhythm and harmonic magic.


Buffelgrass (Sunday, 11 am-noon) brings together an exciting blend of 3-part vocal harmonies with outstanding instrumental players who present a unique blend of traditional and progressive acoustic music.


Gertie ĎN the T.O. Boyz (Sunday, 12:30-2:30 pm) are a waila band from the Tohono Oíodham Reservation. Gertie is the only female of the T.O. Nation to lead a waila band and she leads her Boyz through European and Mexican tunes in styles that include the polka, schottische and mazurka.


The Improbables (Sunday, 3-4 pm) are five guys from diverse backgrounds who, as improbable as it may seem, found each otherís musical talent so compatible, theyíve been playing top-40 hits and lesser-known treasures of hard and classic rock for years now.
 
Additionally, a silent auction of art donated by the exhibitors is held during the festival with auction items prominently displayed for bidding at the information center. Silent auction proceeds benefit the Patagonia Park Preservation Fund.
 
Patagonia Fall Festival visitors are sure to satisfy their food hankerings with Zuni Indian tacos, roasted corn, Apache burgers, Texas Twisters, Thai BBQ, ZoŽís gyros and pitas, Hungaryís Polish sausage, Cold Stone ice cream, Samís fry bread, Kountry Kitchen Kettle Korn, Dragoonís specialty sandwiches and desserts, Bingís baked goods, Muttís dogs, AZ Pump & Wellís ribs, Patagonia Volunteer Fire Departmentís burger grill, and fresh veggie fare from Sparkyís Cantina.  The Beer & Wine Garden features wines from Arizona Stronghold and Page Springs Cellars and Budweiser beer at the KPUP radio stand.
 
Festival hours are 11am Ė 5 pm Friday, Oct. 10th, 10 am Ė 5 pm Saturday, Oct. 11th and 10 am Ė 4 pm Sunday, October 12th.
 
Admission, parking and entertainment are free to the public and the park is wheelchair accessible. 
 
Patagonia Town Park is located on Arizonaís Scenic Route 82 between Sonoita and Nogales, approximately one hour from Tucson and three hours from Phoenix. 
 
For more information and full list of exhibitors and booth locations, visit the festival website at www.patagoniafallfestival.com.
 
The 26th Annual Patagonia Fall Festival is sponsored by the following businesses, organizations and individuals:
 
Primary Sponsor: Horne Ford/Champion Chrysler of Nogales

 

Entertainment Sponsors: Patagonia Assisted Care, Santa Cruz County Foundation for the Performing Arts, Stage Stop Inn, High Spirits Flutes.

 

Festival Friends: Bernice Pomeroy, Doris Wenig, Abbie Zeltzer, Red Mountain Foods, Long Realty Sonoita-Patagonia, Patagonia RV Park, Grayce's Gift & Candle Shop, Sonoita Sage Clinic, Circle Z Ranch, Creative Spirit Artists Gallery, Global Arts Gallery & Lillianís Closet, The Cafť in Sonoita, Patty Wagon Enterprises, Trumpet Social Media, Borderlands Restoration, Save the Scenic Santa Ritas, The Ovens of Patagonia, Ravens-Way Wild Journeys, Duquesne House Bed & Breakfast, Whisper's Ranch Bed & Breakfast, Americana Hotel in Nogales, Mesquite Grove Galleries, Cross Creek Cottages, Santa Cruz County Fair & Rodeo Association, Rancho Milagro Bed & Breakfast, Lazy J2 Ranch & San Rafael Valley Grass-Fed Beef, and Jeanne Peterson Insurance.
 
Festival organizer, Kazzam Events, may be contacted by phone at (520) 455-5085 or (520) 559-0732 or kazzam@azwildblue.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Media Contact    

 

Media Contact: Kazz Workizer

Email: kazzam@azwildblue.com

Phone: 520-455-5085

 

Patagonia Fall Festival

64 Sunrise Lane, Elgin, Arizona, 85611

Web: www.PatagoniaFallFestival.com

 

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The Best Not-So-Little Art and Music Festival in SE Arizona (Patagonia)

Get ready for three joyous days of live musical entertainment and over 100 fine arts, crafts and diverse food booths in Patagonia, AZ as this quaint, historic town heralds the arrival of autumn with a celebration of music and art at the Patagonia Fall Festival, October 10 to 12. Now in its 26th year, this free festival now attracts more than 15,000 visitors to the spacious tree-shaded park in the center of town. The Festivalís exhibitors are invited by juried vote to present the most unique and exceptionally high quality art and crafts, produced with the utmost care, creativity and craftsmanship. Beneath the white canopies youíll find exquisite custom and mixed media jewelry, stoneware, pottery, tin cut luminaries, unique bird feeders, folk and contemporary collectibles, metal sculpture, Native American jewelry, blown glass, stained glass, Western hats and neon tie-dyes, stunning photography and floral design, beads and fetishes, custom furniture and furnishings, one-of-a-kind chimes, musical instruments and much more. Admission, parking and entertainment are free to the public and the park is wheelchair accessible. Patagonia Town Park is located on Arizonaís Scenic Route 82 between Sonoita and Nogales, approximately one hour from Tucson and three hours from Phoenix.  For more information and full list of exhibitors and booth locations, visit the festival website at www.patagoniafallfestival.com.

 

 

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