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This Weekend In Tucson 5/17-5/19

Thursday, May 17, 2018   /   by Tami Sauerman

This Weekend In Tucson 5/17-5/19

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FRIDAY

 

Cult Classics: Back to the Future (PG) 10:00PM
$6/$5 (1985) The ingenious time travel comedy is a pitch-perfect combination of sharp satire, warm sentiment and sci-fi excitement/Michael J. Fox plays 1985 teen Marty McFly, whose mentor, Doc Brown (a brilliantly manic Christopher Lloyd), invents a time-tripping DeLorean that takes the kid back to 1955/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 
795-0844

 

Friday Night Live! Free Jazz Concert Series 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Music by Neamen Lyles Fan Page/Entry is always free and we validate parking in Tyndall Ave Garage after 5PM/Main Gate Square-University Boulevard
814 E University Blvd. 
622-8613

 

Bathtub Gin- A Prohibition-Era Musical Extravaganza6:00PM - 8:00PM

$25/$24/$13 Bathtub Gin is a musical comedy set in New York City during prohibition/Your hostess, Faye O’Shea, of the famous Club 321 leads a cast of singers, dancers, coppers and gangsters immersed in bootleg spirits and jazz, featuring the Wildcat Jazz Band with Rob Wright and Ray Templin/Meet Machinegun Mancini, officer Finnegan and Mrs. Worthington the prudish prohibitionist who experiences her first sip of “tea.” Our fabulous cast celebrates a spectacular variety of dancing from ballroom, chorus line and the ever- sensuous feather dance, even the old soft shoe/Come join us for a hilarious evening of fun and frolic. You’ll be glad you did~Dress in 1920s attire and be part of the show! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

2nd Annual Waila Celebration 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Free Admission/Great fun with authentic Tohono O’odham Music, Food, Arts & Crafts/Music by The Lopez Band, InnerNation T.O., South Image, Valenzuela & Company/Desert Diamond Casino 1100 W Pima Mine Rd. 
800-585-3737

 

Cirque Italia, The Italian Water Circus 7:30PM
$10-$40/Performers from all over the world have been brought together under the enchanted spiral of the white and blue big top/The merging of their astonishing skills with the poetic element of water has led to the creation of a truly unforgettable experience-Cirque Italia has managed to create a beautifully unique theatrical production by combining the gracefulness of the human body with the calming fluidity of water, along with bursts of power and excitement as well/Park Place Mall 5870 E Broadway Blvd. (East of Dillard’s parking lot) 
941-704-8572

 

Friday Planetarium Shows 4:00PM
$16/$12, Under 3 free/Tucson Sky & Beyond 4PM/Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity 5PM/Touring the Solar System 6PM/Undiscovered Worlds 7PM/Tucson Sky & Beyond 8PM/Laser Light Music Show 9PM/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

 

Young Composers Festival 
Free/Tucson Symphony Center 2175 N. Sixth Ave. 
882-8585www.tucsonsymphony.org/event/young-composers-festival

 

 

SATURDAY

Comedian Tim Allen! Live on Stage 8:00PM
Tucson Music Hall 260 S Church Ave. 
791-4101

 

Picture Rocks Community Farmers Market 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Find locally grown and harvested produce, hot foods such as tamales, tacos, and burritos and spicy BBQ, fresh-baked breads, Moringa products, desert succulent plants and trees, skin care products, artwork, woodcraft, LIVE music to get your feet moving and so much more! 6780 N Sandario Rd. (SE corner of Picture Rocks Rd & Sandario)

 

Free Demonstration Garden Tour 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Our 14 unique Demonstration Gardens will expand your gardening knowledge and give you many ideas for your own landscape. We want to help you become a more successful gardener, so let a Master Gardener volunteer lead you on a journey of discovery through these beautiful and interesting gardens/Sunscreen, hat, and water are required for the tour/UofA Pima County Cooperative Extension 4210 N. Campbell Ave. 
626-5161 (Meet at the plant clinic sign)

 

Annual Mariachi Festival 10:00AM - 8:00PM
$20 per vehicle of up to four adults (fee per additional adult is $3) Walk-in visitors is $3/Wide variety of Southern Arizona Mariachi bands and dancers on stage/Authentic Mexican food, hot dogs, kettle corn, shaved ice and roasted corn/Visitors may bring their own picnic basket and kids can enjoy a piñata and face painting! And don’t forget to bring plenty of water, lawn chairs, sunscreen and a hat for those 90-degree days/Patagonia Lake State Park 400 Patagonia Lake Rd. 
287-6965 (Entrance Opens 7AM)

 

Saturday Planetarium Shows 12:00PM - 10:00PM
$16/$12, Under 3 free/Perfect Little Planet at Noon/Touring the Solar System 1PM/Undiscovered Worlds 2PM/Tucson Sky & Beyond 3PM/We Are Stars 4PM/Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity 5PM/Touring the Solar System 6PM/Undiscovered Worlds 7PM/Tucson Sky & Beyond 8PM/Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon 9PM/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

 

Encore Screening of Doggie Shorts – A Furry Film Fest 2:00PM
$20/Doggie Shorts is must see for all dog lovers/All new for 2018-short films and videos from around the world featuring dogs....You’ll laugh...Your heart will be touched/Proceeds benefit Handi-Dogs service dog training program in Tucson! The Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd. 
795-0844

 

Party for the Planet 6:00PM - 10:00PM
What better way to celebrate and appreciate the Sonoran Desert than to toast to it? Stand among the saguaros at the Desert Museum and sip on the best local and regional spirits in the Southwest at this year's Party for the Planet! This year will celebrate Endangered Species Day/This is an opportunity for people to learn about the importance of protecting endangered species (like our Mexican gray wolves) and everyday actions they can take to help protect them #SippinForSpecies/Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum 2021 North Kinney Rd. 
883-3073

 

Cirque Italia, The Italian Water Circus 1:30PM
3 Times: 1:30PM, 4:30PM & 7:30PM $10-$40/Performers from all over the world have been brought together under the enchanted spiral of the white and blue big top/The merging of their astonishing skills with the poetic element of water has led to the creation of a truly unforgettable experience-Cirque Italia has managed to create a beautifully unique theatrical production by combining the gracefulness of the human body with the calming fluidity of water, along with bursts of power and excitement as well/Park Place Mall 5870 E Broadway Blvd. (East of Dillard’s parking lot) 
941-704-8572

 

Spiny, Shady, and COOL! (Walk-100 yards) 10:15AM - 10:45AM
Come for a short walk and discover the great variety of cacti that inhabit this unique and fascinating desert/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 
733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

 

Willcox Wine Country Festival 11:00AM - 5:00PM
Admission to the festival is Free/Choose from from 15 Arizona wineries! Listen to Music & browse Vendor and Wine Booths, Arts & Crafts-There are several downtown shops and cooperative events within walking distance/Tasting glasses and tickets may be purchased for $20-$25/Railroad Park located on Railroad Avenue in historic downtown Willcox, an hour's drive east of Tucson on I-10 

 

Summer Reading Kickoff-A Family Fiesta 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Pima County Public Library invites you to start the summer off right with a fun, exciting Family Fiesta! Selfie station with guest appearances by Curious George and Clifford-Enjoy live action stories and craft activities/Browse the Bookmobile for books to borrow/Take home a brand new book to keep/Sign up for the Summer Reading Program/Tanque Verde Swap Meet 4100 S Palo Verde Rd. 
294-4252 

 

Stargazing Agua Caliente Park 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Free/Registration Not Required/Explore the wonder and unfold the mysteries of the night sky/Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association volunteers provide an introduction to the night sky and set up telescopes for celestial viewing-Feel free to bring your lawn chair/All ages welcome/Weather permitting/Pima County Agua Caliente Park 12325 E. Roger Rd. 
724-5375

 

Free Movie in Marana: Wonder 7:30PM - 10:00PM
Bring something to sit on or borrow a chair or blanket from us/Dove Mountain Park 12405 N Dove Mountain Blvd-Marana

 

Rumours - The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show 8:00PM
$12-$15/With Katie Haverly/Rialto Theatre 318 E Congress St. 
740-1000

 

SUNDAY

 

Willcox Wine Country Festival 11:00AM - 5:00PM
Admission to the festival is Free/Choose from from 15 Arizona wineries! Listen to Music & browse Vendor and Wine Booths, Arts & Crafts-There are several downtown shops and cooperative events within walking distance/Tasting glasses and tickets may be purchased for $20-$25/Railroad Park located on Railroad Avenue in historic downtown Willcox, an hour's drive east of Tucson on I-10 

 

Spaceman Zero 12:30PM
$10, $7 for kids/Casper has always been fascinated with space, and he's one of the smartest kids in his 6th grade class-So when he announces that he intends to build a rocket ship for this year's science fair, everyone thinks it's a great idea/Until, of course, he actually succeeds and ends up in space! While his parents and the military are busy trying to figure out how to get him back home, Casper is having the adventure of a lifetime! Live Theatre Workshop Family Theatre 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 
327-4242

 

Sunday Planetarium Shows 1:00PM - 5:00PM
$16/$12, Under 3 free/Perfect Little Planet 1PM/Touring the Solar System 2PM/We are Stars 3PM/Tucson Sky & Beyond 4PM/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR

 

Cirque Italia, The Italian Water Circus 1:30PM
3 Times: 1:30PM, 4:30PM & 7:30PM $10-$40/Performers from all over the world have been brought together under the enchanted spiral of the white and blue big top/The merging of their astonishing skills with the poetic element of water has led to the creation of a truly unforgettable experience-Cirque Italia has managed to create a beautifully unique theatrical production by combining the gracefulness of the human body with the calming fluidity of water, along with bursts of power and excitement as well/Park Place Mall 5870 E Broadway Blvd. (East of Dillard’s parking lot) 
941-704-8572

 

Presto! Magic, Comedy, & illusions!2:00PM

$25/$24/$13 fun-filled, family-friendly show of Wonder and Astonishment starring Tucson’s very own International Award Winning Illusionists, John Shryock & Mari Lynn along with veteran Cruise Ship Magic Superstar, Chip Romero! They are all highly accomplished entertainers with thousands of shows all across the globe! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

Tucson Pops Orchestra Spring Concert Series 7:00PM
Free concert "Under the Stars" for the whole family/Special Tribute concert with Katherine Byrnes and Crystal Stark to honor the late Regina Miller, long time audience member who left a legacy donation to the Pops-The dynamic duo of two of the Southwest’s premiere vocalists will join the orchestra for a knock out performance/DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park 
722-5853

 

Boyz II Men 7:30PM
$25/Casino Del Sol AVA Amphitheater 5655 W Valencia Rd. 
800-344-9435

 

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Traci Roberts-Jones
10445 N. Oracle Rd., Ste. 220
Oro Valley, AZ 85737
520-247-8250


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Ian Brannon
3430 E. Sunrise Dr. Suite 150
Tucson, AZ 85718
520-837-9949
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