Below is the schedule for the day and some events associated with Sahuarita Pecan Festival.  

Festival Schedule  |  Pecan Classic  |  Pie Contest

orchard RunThe 7th Annual Pecan Classic & Nut Run

8:00 am –  8.4 and 3.5 mile Pecan Classic
8:00 am – 1.5 mile Nut Run – (Family Fun Run/Walk through the orchard)

Festival Main Stage

9:00 am -10:30 am………..Sticks and Fingers featuring Richard Noel

10:30 am………………….Welcoming Ceremony

12:00 pm…………………Tony Corrales Band

2:00 pm………………….. Pecan Cracking Contest & Pecan Pie Winner Announcement

2:15 pm …………..Walden Grove ‘The Pac’ dance troop

Tohono O'odham Nation Basket WeaversHeritage Area

9:00 am – 5:00 pm…….. Heritage Tent – Come see native food crops displayed, historical photos and watch how Native American basket weaving is staying alive!

9:30 am – 4:00 pm…….. Community Food Bank Harvest Demonstration in the Orchard – Bring your non-perishable food items or pay $3.00 per person to enjoy the horse drawn hay wagon into the orchard to see how we harvest pecans.

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm………Power from the Past Tractor Pull

Children’s Area

9:00 am – 5:00 pm…….. Come bounce on the gravity jump, bounce houses, take pictures with your friends and see what the Walden Grove High School Robotics team is up to.

Horse Demonstration Area

Pecan Festival 20149:30 am-10:30 am………Trail Demonstration

10:30 am…………….Parade of Horses

11:30 am -12:00 pm……..Distance Riding Demonstration

12:30 pm…………….Parade of Horses

1:30 pm-2:00 pm………..Show Hack Demonstration

2:30 pm………………Parade of Horses

3:30 pm……………..Native Costume Demonstration

Pecan Classic and The Nut Run – A Family Fun RunPecan Classic Run

Start Times: Pecan Classic – 8:00 am  | Nut Run – 8:00 am

Cost:  Pecan Classic 8.4 & 3.5 mile –  $45 10/1 to race day (chip timing)  |  1.5 mile Nut Run – $15 12 & under, $20 13 & over

More details on the Pecan Classic on Taggrun.com. You can register online or at the Pecan Classic and Nut Run.

Green Valley Pecan - Photo by Dan LamontPecan Pie Contest

Cost: $10 (includes 1 lbs bag of Green Valley Pecans)

Contestants: Bring 2 pies, (1 for presentation display and 1 for judging) between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on November 14th, 2015.

Details: The Sahuarita Pecan Pie Contest is sponsored by Mama’s Hawaiian Barbeque in Sahuarita’s Fry’s Marketplace. $10 entry fee can be turned into the Mama’s Hawaiian Barbecue (Sahuarita). You can print out registration form online and drop off at Mama’s Hawaiian Barbeque (Sahuarita). Winners will be announced at 2 p.m. on main stage.

Prizes: Gift certificates and pecans will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Entrants will receive recognition on Facebook, website and during the judging November 14.