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Mission Garden’s San Ysidro Festival

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Mission Garden is a beautiful restoration of the four-acre, 18th century garden associated with the Mission San Agustin in Tucson. The garden has revived a lost tradition: the San Ysidro Festival. This festival in mid-May celebrates the Sonoran Desert wheat harvest on the day of St. Isidor, patron saint of farmers. Come see heirloom White Sonora Wheat harvested, threshed, winnowed and milled with traditional implements! Sample pozole de trigo, the traditional dish for this event. There will also be a traditional procession, blessings of the garden, traditional dancers and music.


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Date:
May 18
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.tucsonsbirthplace.org

Venue

Mission Garden
946 W Mission Lane
Tucson, AZ 85745
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Phone:
5209555200
Website:
www.missiongarden.org