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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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"Fantasy" and "The Golden Age of Hollywood"

May 24, 2015
Event Location: 260 S. Church Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 1-800-745-3000 Ticketmaster

Academy of Ballet, Tap and Jazz presents the showcase "Fantasy," featuring dancers in short story ballets set to great orchestral work, and "The Golden Age of Hollywo...more

"Pieces" at St. Francis Theatre

May 08, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Event Location: 4625 E. River Rd., Tucson, Az 85718
Phone: 520-775-2390
St. Francis Theatre presents the premiere of PIECES by local playwright, Michael Wilkinson,  a new and compelling play that follows the story of a young mother striving to gather an...more

2015 United Way Golf Tournament

May 16, 2015
Event Location: 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757
Phone: RSVP: 1 (855) 765-7829
Four-person scramble for $100 per person includes: Green Fee, Golf Cart, Practice Range Usage, All Tournament Services, and Lunch. Special room rates at Casino Del Sol Resort for $99 RSV...more

2015 US Open Local Qualifiers- Arizona

May 20, 2015
Event Location: 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757

A US Open Local Qualifying Event will take place at Sewailo Golf Club at Casino Del Sol Resort, on May 20, 2015, in preparation for the U.S. Open on June 15, 2015 at Chambers Bay. ...more

41st Annual Rodders Day Show

May 22, 2015 - May 23, 2015
Event Location: 1209 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: 520-869-4925

Rodders Day 41st annual weekend is presented by the Tucson Street Rod Association.  Come see pre-1972 hot rods, trucks, muscle cars, and vintage race cars.  Host hotel is ...more

4th Annual GVACC Golf Tournament

May 09, 2015
Event Location: 14155 E. Via Rancho del Lago, Tucson, AZ 85641

The Greater Vail Area Chamber of Commerce (GVACC) presents a golf tournament with a four-person-scramble format at Del Lago Golf Course. Proceeds fund a scholarship for Vail-area hi...more

A Hero's Salute Memorial Day Concert

May 25, 2015
Event Location: 6000 E. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85756
Phone: 520-319-0400
Arts Express presents an uplifting and inspirational Memorial Day concert in recognition of all the men and women who have served and placed themselves before others, at Pima Air and Spa...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

Art Glass Exhibition: Philabaum Celebrates 40 Years

May 02, 2015 - September 26, 2015
Event Location: 711 S. 6th Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: 520-884-7404

Philabaum Gallery presents a summertime exhibition of original art glass to commemorate 40 successful years in business. Artist Tom Philabaum built the first glass studio in Arizona...more

AVA Amphitheater: Gabriel Iglesias

May 09, 2015
Event Location: 5655 W. Valencia Rd., Tucson, AZ 85757
Phone: 800-344-9435
Casino Del Sol presents Gabriel Iglesias' "Unity Through Laughter" world tour, delivering a uniquely hilarious comedy experience, at Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater. more

Celebration of Saturn

May 31, 2015
Event Location: State Route 86 (Ajo Way)/Junction 386, Tucson, AZ 85726
Phone: 520-318-8726 to register(limited to 25)
Kitt Peak National Observatory Visitor Center hosts a "late" Mother's Day viewing of the most beautiful planet, Saturn.  Adults and families with children are encouraged t...more

Charity Golf Tournament at Arizona National Golf Club

May 16, 2015
Event Location: 9777 E. Sabino Greens Dr., Tucson, AZ 85749
Phone: 520-885-8277 Erin
Gather your friends or join a team for a Four Person Scramble.  Canyon's Crown Restaurant and Pub is holding their annual charity golf tournament at Arizona National Golf Club with ...more

Colossal Heads Live Concert at Monterey Court

May 19, 2015
Event Location: 505 W. Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ 85705
Phone: 520-207-2429
Monterey Court presents The Colossal Heads out of New Orleans, a hard hitting Metal group, on tour to promote their 12 song album "Mammoths" to be released at the end of summer...more
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