• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.

    Tumacácori

    National Historical Park Arizona

Event Details

  • 10/08/2014

    visitors with candles in front of church with full moon in background
    Location: Tumacácori Mission Grounds Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: Entrance fees apply Contact Name: Visitor Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 520-377-5061

The historic mission grounds at Tumacácori National Historical Park will be open under the light of a full moon on the evening of Wednesday, October 8. The park will be open as usual from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., reopening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for visitors to enjoy the evening on the peaceful mission grounds. 

Featured at Tumacácori for the first time during this month's Full Moon Night will be a special photography workshop, "Night Photography and Historic Places," led by photographer Anu Condon, owner of ARC Photography in Tucson. Beginning at 6:30, the workshop will include a short talk on the principles of night photography followed by practical "how-to" guidance and a photographic assignment within the park. 

Suggested equipment includes a camera with manual controls, sturdy tripod, wired or wireless remote, and a flashlight. There is no additional charge for the workshop, but space is limited;call the Tumacácori visitor center at (520) 377-5060 to register for this fantastic opportunity. 

Admission to the park is $3.00 per adult, free for federal pass holders and children under age 16.