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2018

Horse Racing Returns to Historic Rillito Racetrack

For the 76th year, live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing action returns to Rillito Park Racetrack, famous as the birthplace of modern-day Quarter Horse racing, every weekend, February 9-March 17, 2019.

Enjoy “International Science Center Day” at Flandrau

Come celebrate science with the rest of the planet on “International Science Center Day” at Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium – and general admission will be free! We’ll have fun science activities offered by UA student groups in addition to our many interactive exhibits.

Bear Down Fridays Homecoming 2018

Calling all Wildcats! Come to this year’s 2018 Bear Down Fridays on Friday, Oct. 26 to kick off the University of Arizona Homecoming celebrations.

Halloween Fun at Flandrau: Spooktacular Science!

Join the hair-raising fun and special Halloween activities at Flandrau’s annual “Spooktacular Science” event, where everyone gets to be a Mad Scientist! You can also thrill to the songs in our “Fright Lights” Halloween Laser Music Show.

Tucson Joins Délice Network of Good Food Cities Around the World

Tucson, Arizona has been accepted into the Délice Network, an international association with 26 members on four continents that focuses on food-related economic development to increase attractiveness and grow well-being within a destination.

Under Canvas To Open First Winter Glamping Experience At Tanque Verde Ranch

Under Canvas, the fastest growing adventure-hospitality company in America, announces the opening of Under Canvas Tucson at Tanque Verde Ranch in Arizona on December 13, 2018. Open December 2018 through April 2019, Under Canvas will offer a winter glamping escape at America’s oldest dude ranch, providing an authentic western experience for travelers.
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