August 22, 2014 from 7:30AM to 2:30PM there is going to be a Cochise County Veteran Stand Down and Resource Fair at the VFW Post 9972 located at 549 Veterans Drive in Sierra Vista. Services will include pet care, benefits, hair cuts, legal, ministries, behavioral health, employment, job fair, housing, health care, showers, clothing, food and more. This event is open to homeless veterans and their immediate families and pets. They will be busing veterans to the location. To reserve a seat contact Ron Fruchey at 520-559-0248. If you are interested in volunteering you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 520-226-6317 or 520-236-2844. For more information you can visit https://www.facebook.com/CCStandDown/.
August 23, is the next Tombstone at Twilight. They light up the old gas lamps along Allen Street and the store remain open into the evening hours. There are raffles and a free gunfight show, it is also a great time to go on one of Tombstone’s ghost tours. Come join us on the 4th Saturday of the month and enjoy the magic of the Twilight hour and the Wold West mystique. Tombstone at Twilight has been going for a year now and they will continue until the end of 2015.
August 23 and 30 at the San Pedro House on Highway 90, is the weekly hummingbird banding. People are welcome to come observe and ask questions about what they
Rendezvous of the Gunfighters has gone through a name change to Showdown in Tombstone. The events starts on August 31 and end on September 1. The event will be held at both ends of Allen Street. There will be gunfights, auctions, a parade, and more. For more information you can contact the Tombstone Vigilantes.
The 2nd Annual Steam punk Ball on August 30 at the Tombstone Wine Works located at 15 N. 4th Street. The ball will begin at 8:00pm and run until 11:00pm. There will be a costume contest with many categories, wine tasting, and an auction. Tickets can be purchased at the door or you can go to www.facebook.com/tombstone.vigilettes. The event is hosted by the Tombstone Vigilettes and Tombstone Steam Punk Society.
The Tombstone Archives in conjunction with Wyatt Earp’s Coffee House is raffling off an original oil painting of Clint Eastwood, which was donated by Martin and Kari Devere. Tickets are available at the Tombstone Achieves and Wyatt Earp’s Coffee House. The drawing will be on August 31 and you do not need to be present to win. Proceeds go the Tombstone Achieves.