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Get Wet Summer Events


Quench your thirst for summer entertainment with our Get Wet in Tucson calendar. Soak up a season of events and festivals drenched in art, music, dance, theater, movies, science, and nature in Tucson -- a natural oasis from the pretentious and unoriginal. Ready to Get Wet? Click below for your chance to win a free Tucson getaway.



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Twilight Thursdays: Alien Edition

July 31, 2014
Event Location: 2150 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-326-9686 ext. 10
The Tucson Botanical Gardens hosts an evening with fun family activities and entertainment focused around an 'Alien Invasion: Of the Plant Kind' exhibit. Enjoy Alien-inspired crafts...more

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DeGrazia Paints the Signs of the Zodiac

June 03, 2014 - January 28, 2015
Event Location: 6300 N. Swan Road, Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-299-9191
Artist Ted DeGrazia created a series of astrological paintings, drawings and essays which were infused with  the artist's regional perspective and imagery from native cultures, at D...more

East Wing – I.U.D: BAKERMAN

May 24, 2014 - October 12, 2014
Event Location: 265 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-624-5019

Tucson's Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) presents visual artists and musicians Lizzi Bougatos, Sadie Laska and Spencer Sweeney.  All three have shown their paintings at vario...more

Etherton Gallery: Wild America

June 10, 2014 - August 30, 2014
Event Location: 135 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-624-7370

Downtown's Etherton Gallery is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act with a glorious display of photography from Ansel Adams and Debra Bloomfield. Wild America cont...more

Gallery Row ArtWalk

July 31, 2014
Event Location: 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718
Recurring weekly on Thursday -->
Browse the eclectic collection of fine art and enjoy wine tastings at the Gallery Row galleries at Skyline and Campbell on Thursdays, 5-7 p.m. more

Ghostblasters at Gaslight Theatre

June 12, 2014 - August 31, 2014
Event Location: 7010 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85710
Phone: 520-886-9428

Catch the assembled team of misfit scientists, calling themselves "The Ghostblasters" for a spine-tingling and side-splitting musical comedy adventure, at the Gaslight The...more

Live Theatre Workshop: Molly Sweeney

July 24, 2014 - August 30, 2014
Event Location: 5317 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-327-4242
Molly Sweeney, blind since infancy is given a chance to see.  This poetic play explores Molly's fantasies and expectations of how everything will change.  This is a play about ...more

Naomi & Michelle's Excellent Adventure

June 12, 2014 - August 30, 2014
Event Location: 13005 N. Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85739
Phone: 520-512-5145
The Great American Playhouse presents "Naomi and Michelle's Excellent Adventure" where Nola, a humble seed-planter, must protect her clan of Ashers from the Schmucks, a Neander...more

Planetarium Shows at Flandrau

July 31, 2014
Event Location: 1601 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-621-7827

Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium's daily, all-ages programming lets you explore the wonders of Arizona's starry night sky, discover constellations and planets in our solar ...more

Twilight Thursdays at Tucson Botanical Garden

July 31, 2014 - August 28, 2014
Event Location: 2150 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712
Phone: 520-326-9686 ext. 10

The Tucson Botanical Gardens hosts an evening of glorious visuals at twilight every Thursday, June through August 28th.  Enjoy the lovely garden setting without the intense sum...more