* Salon and Saloon – A Lecture Series - Dec. 1, 2 p.m.

Price: $5 at the door. Featuring Jesus Garcia This Desert Museum “celebrity” is part ethnobotanist, part educator, part biologist and all personality. After growing up in Magdalena, Mexico, Jesus came to Arizona and put himself through college. He has worked in the Education Department at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum for two decades and serves on the Board of Mission Gardens. He is also the founder and visionary of the Kino Heritage Fruit Tree project. He will speak about the heritage and history of the early Mission Gardens years.