Posts Tagged ‘Camp Verde’

Verde River Rockhounds Present “Rocks in the Park V”

VERDE RIVER ROCKHOUNDS PRESENT “ROCKS IN THE PARK VRock and Mineral Sale, Saturday, November 7, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Windmill Park, 9950 E Cornville Road, Cornville, AZ 86325 Sponsored by the Cornville Community Association Mineral specimens, crystals, decorative yard rock, loose gems, cabochons, petrified wood, rough rock, lapidary equipment, jewelry, slabs, rock art and more! Admission and parking is free. Come rock with us!! For more information contact [email protected] Web site: Over 20 vendors!

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Camp Verde Spring Heritage Festival

The Spring Heritage Festival is an all-encompassing two day festival in March that includes the Pecan & Wine Festival, VV Archaeology Fair and the Verde River Runoff Kayak & Canoe Race, along with activities related to AZ State Parks’ Archaeology & Heritage Awareness Month.

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Fort Verde Days

Fort Verde Days not only celebrates the military post around which Camp Verde grew, but also serves as the community’s annual homecoming. A carnival, parade and a host of events at Fort Verde State Park highlight this annual event. This family-friendly event takes place on the second weekend in October with a good dose of patriotism, history and fun.

Fort Verde Days feature such events as flag-raising ceremonies; cavalry and infantry drills; an 1870s fashion show; free access to Fort Verde and its architectural and museum displays; period church services; cannon fire and historic reenactments. There is also a hometown baseball game, a Boardwalk-style fair with a Ferris wheel and many other rides, homemade food (such as barbecue, ice cream and jellies), games, live music, and vendors selling an assortment of novelties—from wind-powered metal art and oversized coloring books to truck and auto stickers. There is also and an old-fashioned parade, which engages the entire town.

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Camp Verde Cornfest

First celebrated 25 years ago, Cornfest pays homage to the Verde Valley’s famous sweet corn, grown at Hauser and Hauser Farms in Camp Verde. This is a “corny” old-fashioned family event with plenty of food, fun, games, music, vendors and, of course, sweet corn. Visitors can enjoy a Vintage baseball game at Fort Verde State Historic Park. The Fort also hosts a Victorian Christmas ornament-making event for kids as part of the Christmas in July celebration.

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