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Green Valley Featured in Where to Retire Magazine

Green Valley, AZ, has been selected as a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions. The city is profiled in the March/April 2019 issue, available nationwide now.

Experience of 1920s Luxury Aviation with EAA’s Ford Tri-Motor Tour

An immaculate 1928 Ford Tri-Motor will be touring the country offering an opportunity for passengers to experience flight aboard the world’s first mass-produced airliner. During the Ford Tri-Motor Tour hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), passengers will travel back to the early days of what was considered luxurious commercial air travel.

New Year Means New Road for Tumamoc Hill

Tumamoc Hill is undergoing a transformation, this year. The University of Arizona will undertake a complete repaving of the 1 1/2-mile road up Tumamoc Hill, beginning in January 2019, to make it more passable for walkers and researchers and to preserve the ecological and historical elements of the property.


Center for Creative Photography to present new Avedon Exhibition

The sweeping new exhibition, curated by the Center’s Chief Curator Dr. Rebecca Senf, features eighty Avedon images from the collection, including many impressive large-scale prints. It is only the third exhibition of Avedon’s work and the first in over 10 years at the Center’s University of Arizona, Tucson gallery and a unique opportunity to see some of the photographer’s best-known work.

Tucson Museum of Art to Exhibit 70 Plus Works of Carlos Estévez

The Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block (TMA) presents the first significant mid-career survey by artist Carlos Estévez in Carlos Estévez: Entelechy, Works from 1992 to 2018, January 26 – May 5, 2019 in the James J. and Louise R. Glasser Galleries. This personal and reflective exhibit explores 25 years of work, with more than 70 paintings, drawings, installations and sculptures by Estévez, considered one of the most prominent Cuban artists of the late 20th century.

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.