Bandelier Centennial 2016 Events

February 11 Bandelier NM 100th Birthday! 2/11/1916

Cupcakes at Smith’s Marketplace, Los Alamos

February 12 Mrs. Frey’s Birthday (2/12/1892)

March 22 Bandelier Takes Over the Los Alamos Nature Center (PEEC), 6pm-8pm

April 9 Dark Sky Week Astronomy Program

Civilian Conservation Corps Day, Guided Walk

April 16-24 National Park Week, Fee Free all week (no entry fee),

April 23 National Park Week Guided Hike (Burro Trail)

May 20-21 BioBlitz, Fee Free (no entry fee)

May 21 Kids to Parks Day – and 4th Graders can get free passes!

June 2-4 Night Sky Fiesta

June 4 National Trails Day Guided Hike (Cerro Grande)

June 11 National Get Outdoors Day Guided Hike (Rim Trail)

June 25 Great American Backyard Campout – free camping

July 4 Naturalization Ceremony

July 22 Western National Parks Association Birthday, Book Signing

July 23 Bandelier Reunion

August 10-11 Pueblo Independence Day – “Canes of Power” special showings

August 25 NPS Founders Day 100th Anniversary, 8/25/1916

“100 Years” Guided Hike (Dome area)

August 25-28 Fee Free (no entry fee)

September 24 Public Lands Day – Fee Free (no entry fee)

September 24 Opera On The Rocks

October 8 Fall Fiesta – Pueblo crafts (and more!) Visitor Center

Observe The Moon Night

October 17 International Archeology Day

October 20 Bandelier Wilderness Day (10/20/1976) Guided Hike

November 11 Veterans Day – Fee Free (no entry fee)

December 21 Winter Solstice Guided Sunrise and Sunset Walks

Summer Series

Star Parties: Saturday nights: 2/13, 3/12, 4/9

Night Sky Programs: Saturday nights 5/7, 5/14, 5/28, 6/11, 6/25

Thursday nights: 6/30, 7/7, 7/28, 8/4, 8/25

Moonlight Walks: Saturday nights 4/23, 5/21, 6/18, 9/17, 10/15

Evening Programs: Saturday nights in July and August

Nightwalks: Friday Nights in July and August

Wilderness Hikes: Saturdays in July and August

Crafts Demonstrators: Most weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day

For details or to register for activities requiring sign-up,

contact the Bandelier Visitor Center, (505) 672-3861 x 517

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