Fort Lowell Day Celebration set

Fort Lowell Day Celebration set
The late-19th century Fort Lowell and the early 20th century village of El Fuerte come alive during the Fort Lowell Celebration in Tucson. On Saturday, starting at noon, "La Capillita," a small sanctuary on the grounds of the historic San Pedro Chapel will celebrate its 100th year and be honored with a Papal Blessing and festivities. At Fort Lowell Park, vintage baseball teams will compete, using the rules, uniforms and equipment of the 19th century. At 12:30 p.m. Fort Huachuca’s B Troop, 4th Regiment, U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) conducts drills on the old parade grounds at the park, and at 2 p.m. the 4th U.S. Cavalry Band (Tucson) will play a concert of 19th century music. Children and adults can learn how to make adobe bricks near the Post Hospital and by the Fort Lowell Museum, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For more information and driving directions, call 520.318.0219.

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