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Posted By: Lesley Kontowicz
This quirky coming of age film was adapted from the novel by Mark Poirier and tells the story of Ellis (Graham Phillips) a 15-year-old boy who is leaving his rather non-traditional home in Tucson ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Trying to decide where to bunk in Tucson? Consider this trio of bed & breakfasts. The Royal Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast InnAdobe Rose InnAll allow you to sleep in a beautiful home and enjoy a ...
Posted By: Teya Vitu
There was no way for me to tell it was brimming with calcite, the primary building block for the spectacular cave formations around me. As I have quickly discovered, Kartchner Caverns, about 50 miles ...
Posted By: Edie Jarolim
Aquarius is ascendant in Tucson this summer. No matter what your sign-or budget-the stars predict a great watery getaway, from a discounted stay at a splashy resort to a free front row seat at one of ...
It's the first day of monsoon season, and the sky over Southern Arizona is celebrating in true desert fashion. Magnificent storm clouds collide with the mountains, rain pours down on the windshield ...
I’ve wanted to see this band since I was 15 years old. With a sound as melodic as it is guttural, Bring Me The Horizon has been at the forefront of the metal scene since they made their debut in ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Living so close to Reid Park has some great benefits. This mid-town park contains both the Dell Urich and Randolph public golf courses, a driving range, tennis courts, the El Con Club ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
Look, I get it. Tucson is hot in the summer. But I still like to get out and mountain bike as much as possible. There are those who still brave the heat and ride during the day but honestly, I ...
Posted By: Laurie
My husband, Don, and I spent a weekend at Apache Spirit Ranch in Tombstone (about 2.5 miles west on Allen St., which turns into West Monument Rd-left a brochure in your mailbox). We had a truly ...
Posted By: Graeme Hunt
I found something out about myself on Sunday, March 25, 2012: I am not a runner. Let me back up a bit and explain. My good friend Matt, who had enough with his sedentary lifestyle, joined ...


Events Calendar

What do cinnamon-raisin tamales, a 5K zombie mud run, and the world's biggest non-motorized parade have in common? They're all part of the Tucson events scene, where being a little different is never a bad thing. Find your special event with our calendar below. Featured events are highlighted, and you can add any event to your personal Trip Planner. Also, just like anywhere, events sometimes have last minute changes. If you're making a special trip out, be sure to call ahead.


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2015 Oro Valley Amateur

March 28, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Event Location: 955 W Vistoso Highlands Dr,, Oro Valley, AZ 85755
Phone: 520-797-9900

Enjoy 36-hole individual stroke play flighted by handicap at this two-day event at The Golf Club at Vistoso, a classic, par-72 Weiskopf design, located in scenic Oro Valley, betwee...more

4th Annual Nogales Bicycle Classic

March 28, 2015
Event Location: 1905 N. Apache Blvd., Nogales, AZ 85621
The Nogales-Santa Cruz County Chamber of Commerce invites you to join this annual bicycle tour of the scenic Santa Cruz River Valley. Explore the rolling hills of Rio Rico, Tubac (wher...more

Altan, with Irish Dancers and Liz Carroll

March 28, 2015
Event Location: 1200 West Speedway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85745
Phone: 520-971-9566

From Donegal and other parts of Ireland, Altan plays fiddles, accordion, various strings, whistles and has two vocalists, Mairead Ni Mhaonaigh, also one of two fiddlers, and also gu...more

Amazing Tucson Scavenger Hunt Adventure

January 29, 2015 - June 30, 2015
Event Location: 311 N. Court Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 805-603-5620

Explore Tucson with a fun scavenger-hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour as you turn Tucson into a giant gameboard. Tour starts at ...more

Amerind Museum's Texas Canyon 10K Trail Run

March 28, 2015
Event Location: 2100 N. Amerind Road, Dragoon, AZ 85609

The Amerind Museum in partnership with Bisbee Vogue Inc. present the 2nd annual Amerind Texas Canyon 10K Trail Run. Here's your chance to intimately experience this awe-inspiring re...more

Art Exhibit - Sonoran Desert: Large & Small

February 20, 2015 - April 26, 2015
Event Location: 7366 N. Paseo del Norte, Tucson, AZ 85704
Phone: 520-742-6455

Tohono Chul presents two exciting new exhibits in the Exhibit House: "Sonoran Desert: Large & Small"honors the 30th anniversary of Tohono Chul as it investigates the...more

Art Glass Exhibition: Glass Reimagined

February 07, 2015 - April 25, 2015
Event Location: 711 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-884-7404

Philabaum Gallery presents an exhibition featuring the glass-box series of Henry Halem, the first president of the Glass Art Society and Head of Glass Studies at Kent State Universi...more

Astronomical: Photographs of Our Solar System and Beyond

January 31, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Event Location: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721
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The evolution of photography has been inextricably bound up with the field of astronomy. Since photography's earliest days, it has been used as a tool to advance astronomical observ...more

Chalk Art Festival

March 28, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Event Location: 5870 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85711
Phone: 520-797-3959
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance presents the third annual chalk festival with local established artists, professional mural artists, children and attendees participating at P...more

Family Days at the UA Poetry Center

March 28, 2015
Event Location: 1508 East Helen Street, Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-626-3765
The entire family will enjoy the UA Poetry Center's world renowned collection of poetry with youth writing, local music, games, interactive bookmaking workshops, bilingual story times, c...more

Gabriel Ayala Trio at Sea of Glass

March 28, 2015
Event Location: 330 E. 7th St, Tucson, Az. 85705
Phone: 520-398-2542

The Sea Of Glass-Center for the Arts presents a special performance Gabriel Ayala calls "RePercussion", featuring his virtuoso guitar playing backed by two amazing pe...more

Japanese Doll Exhibit at Yume Japanese Gardens

March 01, 2015 - April 30, 2015
Event Location: 2130 North Alvernon Way, Tucson, Arizona 85712
Phone: 520-332-2928
Yume Japanese Gardens presents a fascinating exhibition highlighting the diversity of Japanese dolls in different mediums: ceramic, cloth, wood, and paper. more

Madaras Spring Art Show

March 08, 2015 - March 29, 2015
Event Location: 3001 E. Skyline Dr. (at Campbell), Tucson, AZ 85718
Phone: 520-615-3001

Diana Madaras's Spring Show features the "In Awe" collection of landscapes at sunset, florals, and animals. New this year is the addition of "Tucson's Best in Waterco...more

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