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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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"Showdown in Tombstone" - Vigilante Days

September 05, 2015 - September 07, 2015
Event Location: 395 E. Allen St., Tombstone, AZ 85638
Phone: 520-457-3291
Authentic Arizona Wild West history comes to life in the streets of Tombstone, "the town too tough to die,” with street entertainment at the actual O.K. Corral, the Infamous ...more

100th Annual Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo

September 05, 2015 - September 07, 2015
Event Location: 3142 S. Highway 83, Sonoita, AZ 85637
Phone: 520-455-5553
For the 100th year, one of the oldest Old West rodeos in the country features classic timed events, barrel racing, a wild-horse race and team-roping, and mutton busting and pee-wee event...more

2015 POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony

September 18, 2015
Event Location: 6000 E. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85756
Phone: 520-461-5821 or 520-256-9256
Davis-Monthan AFB presents 2015 POW/MIA remembrance ceremony with guest speaker, Colonel (retired) Thomas H. Kirk, Jr. at Pima Air and Space Museum. The public is invited to attend, if y...more

3rd Annual Willcox Flyer Bike Ride

September 05, 2015
Event Location: 100 S Railroad Avenue, Willcox, AZ 85644
The 3rd Annual Willcox Flyer Bike Ride will begin at 7a.m. in Historic Railroad Ave Park in Willcox, Arizona. Riders may choose between a 33- or 66-mile, out and back course. All rider...more

Arizona Theatre Company Season-opener: Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin

September 16, 2015 - October 04, 2015
Event Location: 330 S. Scott Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-622-2823
Arizona Theatre Company presents Hershey Felder, a bravura performer, compelling storyteller, and superb concert pianist, who thrilled us with George Gershwin Alone, returning to ATC in ...more
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