The day starts with the Pecan Classic 15k and 5k and The Nut Run – A Family Fun Run – 1.5 Mile at 8:00 AM. Come be a part of this run, and run through the Pecan orchard in November in all it’s fall colors… The race route will travel a scenic course on the orchards south of Sahuarita Road on dirt roads and trails through the pecan orchards, giving runners a unique opportunity to see the farm and enjoy the most amazing Fall running experience under the trees.
The Sahuarita Pecan Festival starts at 9 a.m. and runs to 5 p.m. The Festival will celebrate the culture, cuisine and music of the Santa Cruz Valley. Designed to be fun for all ages, live entertainment and family-friendly activities, including real harvest demonstrations, hayrides and games, will be available for children and adults to enjoy. A variety of regional food and pecan-related dishes will be showcased, along with a local arts and crafts market and live music.