Black Canyon Heritage Park (BCHP) provides visitors with a variety of experiences to arouse curiosity and to instill a sense of discovery and stewardship for the area's outstanding cultural, historical, recreational, and environmental riches.
These pictures were taken by Barbara Chatzkel at the 2nd Annual Cañon Arizona History BookFest held December 2, 2017.
Thanking sponsors & exhibitors right to left - Noel Campbell (AZ District 1 Representative), Shelly Dudley (Guidon Books), Will Wright (Land Surveying LLC), Bob Cothern (Chair BC Heritage Park), David Stringer (AZ District 1 Representative), and Bob Nilles (President BC Historical Society). Sponsors not show - Karen Fann (AZ District 1 Senator) and Matt Simon (Owner Jean Nora's Koffee Kitchen).
Bob Cothern (BCHP Chair) thanks Matt Simon (Owner Nora Jean's Koffee Cafe) for endorsing the BookFest and WinterFest plus having refreshments for purchase at the Park.
BCHP Co-Chairs, Bob and Ann, thank Nora Jean's Koffee Kitchen for having a refreshment table at event.
Authors and other exhibitors.
Arizona Duuude promoting the event and welcoming participants.
Exhibitors getting a little silly - having fun!!
Marcy Miller - founder of the event, co-host, and author of "Images of America - New River".
Daisy Mountain Fire Department with a truck showing visitors what they do.
Jeff Paris entertaining with songs and guitar music during the event.
Another view of the Daisy Mountain Fire Department truck.
Kona Ice helping out with their one-of-a-kind, gourmet shaved ice experience.
Jerry Cannon (right) with Patricia Morris with their table. Their presentation at the cafe was enjoyed and informatived!!
Attendees at the various tables. Guidon Books, Alan Day, and Arizona Duude sharing Arizona History with all.
n Cowboy Up, Alan Day shares thirty-five stories about his experiences ranching and -cowboying- on the 200,000 acre Lazy B cattle ranch in southeastern Arizona.
John Bueker and wife - author of Legend City, an ambitious and star-crossed mid-century attempt to bring a world-class theme park to the Phoenix metropolitan area.