Thursday, November 16, 2017 / by Marisa Knott
THIS WEEKEND IN TUCSON
FRI. 11/17 - SUN. 11/19
AKC COYOTE CLASSIC DOG SHOW
Thursday-Monday |8am-5pm | Pima County Fair Grounds | Free
Over 4000 Dog entries! Free parking, food vendors, pet store vendors. Events include: dog show, obedience, dock diving, agility, and more!
Fridays | 10am-2pm | Banner UMC
Bringing the freshest produce and other local food products to the faculty, staff, patients, students, and public. With over 20 vendors, there is sure to be something for everyone.
NIGHT UNDER THE STARS
Friday | 5-8pm | Historic Canoa Ranch | Free
Stargazing event! Weather permitting, staff from Whipple Observatory will offer presentations, followed by stargazing.
HOLIDAY PJ NIGHT WITH SANTA
Friday | 5-8pm | Tucson Mall Center Court
Families can wear their favorite holiday pajamas to the mall to get a keepsake photo with Santa.
CLASSIC CAR SHOW
Saturday | 8am Registration, Event 9am-1pm | Little Anthony’s Diner | Free
Dash pins for the first 75 cars! Enjoy food at Little Anthony's Diner or the outdoor grill. Trophies, prizes, giveaways, and a free jumping castle for the kids!
MADE IN TUCSON MARKET
Saturday | 10am-6pm | 4th Ave | Free
Meet Tucson artists, take a peek into their processes, and buy locally-made goods! This is going to be an impressive marketplace that reflects the authenticity of Tucson and its makers! More Info
PALOMINO NIGHTS PRESENTS THE RILLITO RIVER BAND
Saturday | 7-9pm | Palomio Plazza | Free
A Palomino Nights favorite! Top notch musicians make this band so much fun to listen and DANCE to! Come hear your favorites - "Influences range from mariachi music to Cream, from James Taylor to The Cure, from The Beatles to Kris Kristofferson, from Van Morrison to The Eagles, all of whose songs you hear at their performances along with a smattering of originals." Last Palomino Nights concert of the year! Plaza Palomino is one of the best outdoor venues for listening to live music in Tucson!
COMEDIAN PAULA POUNDSTONE
Saturday | 7:30pm | Fox Theatre | $29+
While there is no doubt that Poundstone is funny, the thing that separates her from the pack of comics working today and that has made her a legend among comics and audiences alike is her ability to be spontaneous with a crowd. Poundstone says: “No two shows I do are the same.” Come for a unique experience!
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (R)
Saturday | 11:45pm | The Loft Cinema | $6
A Loft tradition for 39 years and counting! Release your inhibitions when the mother of all cult classics hits the big screen with the “Heavy Petting” shadow cast, live and in your face!
ORO VALLEY HOLIDAY VENDOR FAIR
Sunday | 9am-12pm | OV Community Center
The Holidays are coming and why not get a jump start on some shopping before the rush of Thanksgiving week?! Join the community for a Vendor Fair and Toy Drive at the Oro Valley Community Center during Sunday Brunch. Bring a new unwrapped toy for donating to Toys for Tots and you will be entered for a chance to win some door prizes from our vendors!!
32ND ANNUAL HOLIDAY ARTISANS MARKET
Friday-Sunday | 10am-4pm | Tucson Museum of Art | Free
Featuring more than 100 juried artisans of finely crafted pottery, glass, jewelry, textiles, fine art, and gift items. The museum is free & open to the public during all three days of the Market.
EL TOUR DE TUCSON
Sunday | 9am-6pm
Held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving, El Tour is a fund raising adventure ride attracting over 9,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities from throughout the United States and worldwide, consisting of novice, intermediate, advanced, and professional cyclists
AZ BACON FEST
Sunday | 2-6pm | TCC | $38
Gain entrance to the pig pen where you can enjoy many different bacon dishes created by some of Tucson's finest cooks and chefs. You can also take part in sampling some of Tucson's best craft beers in a commemorative sample vessel.
THANKSGIVING CORNUCOPIA WORKSHOP
Sunday | 3-5pm | Mayfield Florists | $75
The object of this workshop is to teach you how to create your very own Thanksgiving masterpiece! Guided by the staff, you will be creating Cornucopias out of fresh autumn colored flowers and accents. You will be able to take it home and it will last through your Thanksgiving dinner! Impress your family and friends this holiday by creating your very own centerpiece!! Space is limited so reserve your spot soon!!!
U OF A BASKETBALL VS CSU BAKERSFIELD
Thursday | 8pm | McKale Center | $4-75