Steam Pump Ranch Settlers’ Day Spring Festival

Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

10901 N. Oracle Road

ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (April 8, 2013) - This FREE, family-friendly event at the historic Steam Pump Ranch will provide hours of fun and entertainment, featuring:

Salt River Regulators “Wild Bill Cody” Old West Show

Live music and performances

Arts, crafts and activities for kids

Haywagon rides

Local food vendors


10 a.m. Hank Zipf, grandson of George & Matilda Pusch

10:45 a.m. Barbara McIntyre & Nancy Cobb, Pusch granddaughters

11:30 a.m. Cathy Sutherland Hartline & Debbie Sutherland Motzkin, great-granddaughters

of William Henry Southerland

12:30 p.m. Van Fowers, Storyteller Extraordinaire

1:15 p.m. Barbara Marriot, author of “Local Legends”


10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Talulah the (Cowgirl) Clown Face Painter

Philip Olson’s Bugs & Snakes of the Southwest

Garden activities

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Pusch Ridge Stable Wagon rides

Kids’ stick-horse crafts by local artist A. Jane Hicks

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Carters Farm Petting Zoo


10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Buffalo Soldiers

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Garden presentation, Ramona Farms, Arbico, Master Gardner Joyce Rychener

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sky Sharp, horsemanship skills, horse whispering & horse training


10– 11 a.m. Cowboy at Heart David Rychener

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Bill Ganz Western Band

12 noon Coyote Country Cloggers

2– 3 p.m. Salt River Regulators “Wild Bill Cody” Old West Show

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