For last the 7 years, Arvel Bird has performed a FREE New Year's Smudging, Blessing and Concert at the Arboretum to hundreds of guests visiting this magnificent area of his beloved Arizona. To take part in the smudging and blessing, please arrive at 11:30am, the concert will begin at noon. If the weather doesn't cooperate, the concert will be indoor at the lecture room where he and Kimberly will perform 2 one hours concerts to accommodate everyone who shows up. No matter the weather which has been into the 70s at times, we will have the ceremony and concert. See you there!