This weekend we’ll be celebrating flowers and harvest on both ends of the Salt Missions Trail Scenic Byway! On the southern leg oon Highway 60, the Mountainair Sunflower Festival will be in full swing on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with live entertainment, arts and crafts, a sunflower hat contest and sunflower art raffle, as well as live entertainment, children’s activities and food vendors. Find more information at mountainairsunflowerfestival.org or call 505-847-2205.
On the northern leg of the Byway in Edgewood, the Annual Harvest Festival returns to Wildlife West Nature Park on Saturday and Sunday, with a tractor parade on Saturday morning and tractor games on Sunday. Other activities include a wine tasting on Saturday, snake and reptile identification presentations, and behind the scenes tours of the black bear and Mexican wolf habitats. Hayrides, blacksmith demonstrations, and folk music will also be on tap. For more information, visit wildlifewest.org or call 505-281-7655.