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A traditional start of Tucson's summer, Dia de San Juan celebrates the coming monsoon rain season and honors St. John the Bap...more
Jun 24
This is a celebration to salute the Buffalo Soldiers, sponsored by the Wild West Detachment Marine Corps League and the Merch...more
Jun 24
Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a FREE movie along with popcorn, soda, food vendors, live music, jumping castles, bal...more
Jun 24
 Food in Root presents an open-to-the-public farmers' market, located at the College of Medicine patio, adjacent to the ...more
Jun 24
FC Tucson Women's Professional Soccer League (WPSL) will take on the San Diego Sea Lions women's soccer team on Friday, Jun 2...more
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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 ...
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Stellar Views

Southern Arizona has some of the clearest skies in the U.S.—about 350 nights of viewing a year. Tour some of the world’s most-respected observatories and enjoy the same “good seeing” as the pros. Learn why Southern Arizona has earned the title “Astronomy Capital of the World.”

Read Astrotourism is Looking Up by Suzanne Wright and explore the night sky in Southern Arizona.

Or join Craig Benzine, The Good Stuff, as he asks Bill Nye Origin of Everything. Where do we come from? Is the universe expanding? For more Good Stuff click here.



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Arizona Star Tours, LLC

Address: Tucson, AZ
Contact: Ben Loker
Title: Owner
Phone: (520) 668-1871

Flandrau Science Center and Planetarium

Address: 1601 E. University Blvd., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721
Contact: Rosie Mankel
Title: Program Coordinator
Phone: 520-621-STAR (7827)
Fax: 520-621-8451

Kitt Peak National Observatory

Address: SR 86 (Ajo Way)/Junction 386, Tucson, AZ 85726
Phone: 520-318-8726
Fax: (520) 318-8469

Mt. Graham International Observatory & Discovery Park's Gov Aker Observatory

Address: 1651 W. Discovery Park Blvd., Safford, AZ 85546
Phone: (928) 428-6260

Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter

Address: 9800 East Ski Run Rd., Mt. Lemmon, AZ
Contact: Adam Block
Title: Public Observing Programs Coordinator
Phone: Information/Reservations: 626-8122

Richard F. Caris Mirror Lab

Address: 527 National Championship Dr., Tickets: available online, Tucson, AZ 85721
Phone: Information/Reservations: 626-8792

Smithsonian Institution's Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory

Address: 670 Mt Hopkins Rd, Amado, AZ 85645
Phone: (520) 670-5707