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Kitt Peak National Observatory

KITT PEAK’s VISITOR CENTER PRESENTS THE FIRST ANNUAL TOHONO O’ODHAM CRAFT FAIR TUCSON, Ariz. – June 19, 2013. Kitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center announces plans to hold a Tohono O’odham Craft Fair, open to the public, Saturday, October 19, 2013. This one day, first annual special event, featuring more than 30 artisans’ works, is scheduled outdoors on Kitt Peak, from 10am-3pm. Since its opening in 1964, the Kitt Peak Visitor Center has spent over 2 million dollars in purchasing crafts from Tohono O’odham artists. Today, the Kitt Peak Visitor Center continues this tradition, offering fine Tohono O’odham crafts to its visitors. In an effort to promote artists on the nation and the crafts that are unique to the Tohono O’odham people, the Kitt Peak Visitor Center is holding an annual Craft Fair where artists can sell directly to the public. Basketry, pottery, jewelry, paintings and other crafts unique to the Tohono O’odham people will be priced for sale. Tohono O’odham Craft Fair Event Saturday, October 19, 2013 10a-3p 520-318-8726 Food Vendors serving traditional specialities Parking information available on the Kitt Peak website www.noao.edu/outreach/kpvc/craft-fair.php About Kitt Peak Featuring the world’s largest collection of optical telescopes Kitt Peak National Observatory is located fifty-six miles southwest of Tucson on the Tohono O’odham Nation. The Kitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Kitt Peak Visitor Center is a non-profit educational organization. The visitor center uses earned income and donations to support its operation. There is no fee for admission to the visitor center; three daily docent-led tours of the major telescopes are offered for a fee.
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State Route 86 (Ajo Way)/Junction 386
Tucson, Arizona 85726

Phone: (520) 318-8726
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