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Contact: Krystina Isaac, 928-567-3322 X 228
Camp Verde, AZ – Montezuma Castle National Monument will host a Summer Concert Series under the light of the full moon featuring Native musicians and dancers. Concerts will be on Friday evenings starting at 7:00 p.m.
June 29th – Aaron White
In June, Aaron White will perform a flute concert. Mr. White is an American Music Award recipient, Grammy nominee, and flute maker.
July 27th – Thunder Boys featuring Santo Domino Butterfly Dancers
In July, Ryon Polequaptewa will sing and lead a Hopi drum circle while Santo Domingo Pueblo dancers will perform the Butterfly Dance.
August 24th – Camp Verde Warrior Dancers
In August, the Camp Verde Warrior Dancers will perform the Apache Crown Dance.
For these free events, the gate will remain open after normal visiting hours until concerts end at 8:30 p.m. Visitors and the local community are encouraged to bring their own folding chairs as available park seating is limited. The trail will be lined with luminerias to assist with exiting after the concert ends, but visitors should be prepared with flashlights. The trail and the park will close to the public at 8:30 p.m.
These events are sponsored by Western National Parks Association, a nonprofit education partner of the National Park Service. Visitors’; tax-free purchases in WNPA bookstores help WNPA provide direct support to 71 NPS units across the American West. More information can be found at www.wnpa.org.
Over 20,000 National Park Service employees care for over 400 of America’s national parks and monuments and create close-to- home recreational and cultural opportunities.
Montezuma Castle is located off Interstate 17, exit 289, at 2800 N. Montezuma Castle Highway. The trail is a 1/3-mile, flat, paved loop that is accessible to wheelchairs, strollers, and walkers. For additional information, call the Montezuma Castle Visitor Center at 928-567-3322, extension 0.
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