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This Weekend in Tucson 1/12-1/14

Thursday, January 11, 2018   /   by Tami Sauerman

This Weekend in Tucson 1/12-1/14

KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES

 

TUCSON ATTRACTIONS

 

SIGHTS/MUSEUMS:                                                                                                                                                    GOLF:

Kitt Peak Observatory                                                                                                                                                    Loews Ventana Canyon

Colossal Cave                                                                                                                                                                La Paloma Country Club

Kartchner Caverns                                                                                                                                                         Rancho Mañana Golf Club

Arizona Sonora Desert Museum                                                                                                                                    

Old Tucson Studios                                                                                                                                                        SHOPPING:

Pima Air & Space Museum                                                                                                                                             Park Place Mall

Arizona Historical Society                                                                                                                                               Foothills Mall

Old Town Artisans                                                                                                                                                           Tucson Mall

Mission San Xavier del Bac                                                                                                                                            Tucson Premium Outlets

Tucson Children's Museum                                                                                                                                            La Encantada Shopping Center

Titan Missile Museum                                                                                                                                                       

Reid Park Zoo   

Biosphere 2

Mount Lemmon

Arizona ATV Adventures

Tucson Bontanical Gardens

International Wildlife Museum
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FRIDAY EVENTS

 

STUFF THE BUS

Friday | 6am-6pm | Canyon Oaks | Free

HSL Properties, partnering with Sun Tran and KGUN 9 News, will again be hosting their annual Stuff the Bus food drive, to benefit the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona-Bring your non-perishable food and/or cash donations anytime!

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28TH TUCSON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SHOOTOUT

Friday | 3pm | Kino Sports Complex | Free

Come for the competition! Come for the fun! Come to show off! Come to cheer! Come early. Enjoy great food from Tucson's favorite food trucks. The stadium is filled with entertainment, shopping, and family fun.

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MONTHLY BOOK SALE

Friday | 9am-3pm | Friends of the Pima County Public Library

The money made by this sale will be given to the Library, going directly back to the community to create reading programs, workshops and events for children, teens and adults, GED, computer, job-search classes, and more. Whether you buy books, donate, or volunteer – your efforts help make Pima County a better place to live and work. Find great deals on great reads.

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SURVIVAL MYTHS-DEBUNKED!
Friday | 11:15am | Saguaro National Park (West) | $15/Vehicle

Join a ranger in learning how to harvest water from a cactus… or if it’s just another silly myth! Wheelchair accessible. This will be a one hour walk of 100 yards.

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HUBBELL RUGS & JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW
Friday | 1pm-5pm | The National Parks Store | Free

Get a sneak preview of handcrafted Navajo rugs and fine silver and turquoise jewelry straight from Hubbell Trading Post, the oldest continuously operated trading post on the Navajo Nation. Join Navajo trader Edison Eskeets for a talk about the Navajo’s Long Walk at 3pm.

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U OF A WILDCAT HOCKEY VS. UTAH 

Friday | 7:30pm | Tucson Arena | $3-19
NOVA Home Loans Teddy Bear Toss!

Tickets

 

CULT CLASSICS: AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (R)
Friday | 10pm | The Loft Cinema | $6

This howlingly funny/scary horror classic from director John Landis (Animal House) feels just as clever and original as it did 35 years ago~It’s a rainy night on the Welsh moors. Griffin Dunne and David Naughton play two American students on a walking tour of Europe, who trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl, and they’re attacked by a mysterious beast.

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SATURDAY EVENTS

 

SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES FOR GROWING TOMATOES 

Saturday | 9am-11am | Miller-Golf Links Library | Free
In this workshop Southwest Victory Gardens and participants will discuss how to choose the best varieties for our climate, when the best time to plant, and growing techniques that will help you grow your best tomatoes ever.

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SECOND SATURDAYS AT STEAM PUMP RANCH 

Saturday | 9am-1pm | Steam Pump Ranch | Free
Historic, Western, and Americana Artisan and Antique Fair. Farmers Market. Music by Linda Lou & the Desert Drifters. Heritage Garden demonstrations and a craft for children.

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MONTHLY BOOK SALE

Saturday | 9am-3pm | Friends of the Pima County Public Library

The money made by this sale will be given to the Library, going directly back to the community to create reading programs, workshops and events for children, teens and adults, GED, computer, job-search classes, and more. Whether you buy books, donate, or volunteer – your efforts help make Pima County a better place to live and work. Find great deals on great reads. 25% off for ages 55+ on Saturday.

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YUME JAPANESE GARDENS FIFTH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION 

Saturday | 10am-4:30pm | Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson | $15 adults; $7 students and children under 15

A day-long festival of Japanese arts and folkways at Tucson’s only authentic Japanese gardens. Watch morning demonstrations of Ikebana (traditional Japanese flower arranging) and origami (the art of creating 3D figures from folded paper without glue or scissors), and hear afternoon performances of taiko drumming and traditional shakuhachi (bamboo flute) melodies-Admission includes entry to Yume’s five classical Japanese gardens and museum. More Info

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HUBBELL RUGS & JEWELRY TRUNK SHOW

Saturday | 10am-5pm | The National Parks Store | Free
Check out handcrafted Navajo rugs and fine silver and turquoise jewelry straight from Hubbell Trading Post, the oldest continuously operated trading post on the Navajo Nation. Join Navajo trader Edison Eskeets at 11am & 2pmfor lively stories about the history and design of these amazing works of art.

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28TH TUCSON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SHOOTOUT

Saturday | 8am | Kino Sports Complex | Free

Come for the competition! Come for the fun! Come to show off! Come to cheer! Come early. Enjoy great food from Tucson's favorite food trucks. The stadium is filled with entertainment, shopping, and family fun.

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ILLUSIONIST MICHAEL HOWELL
Saturday | 7pm & 8pm | Fox Theatre Tucson | Free

This event is a part of Downtown Second Saturday. In addition to his Magic, Michael has dozens of animals that he has rescued, and has founded a non-profit organization called the Rose Ranch Animal Rescue. Michael often uses these animals in his performances, where proceeds go to the costs of their care.

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U OF A WILDCAT HOCKEY VS. UTAH 

Saturday | 7:30pm | Tucson Arena | $3-19
Pink the Rink: Ladies Night: Ladies in Pink Get 1 Free Cotton Candy

Tickets

 

CULT CLASSICS: AN AMERICAN WEREWOLF IN LONDON (R)
Saturday | 10pm | The Loft Cinema | $6

This howlingly funny/scary horror classic from director John Landis (Animal House) feels just as clever and original as it did 35 years ago~It’s a rainy night on the Welsh moors. Griffin Dunne and David Naughton play two American students on a walking tour of Europe, who trudge on to the next town, when suddenly the air is pierced by an unearthly howl, and they’re attacked by a mysterious beast.

More Info

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SUNDAY EVENTS

 

CLASSIC CAR SHOW! 

Saturday | 8am-1pm | Gaslight Music Hall | Free

Registration at 8am. Car show starts at 9am. Don't miss these awesome family events to check out some beautiful automobiles, enjoy some old school tunes, and eat delicious food!

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MONTHLY BOOK SALE

Sunday | 9am-3pm | Friends of the Pima County Public Library

The money made by this sale will be given to the Library, going directly back to the community to create reading programs, workshops and events for children, teens and adults, GED, computer, job-search classes, and more. Whether you buy books, donate, or volunteer – your efforts help make Pima County a better place to live and work. Find great deals on great reads. ½ Price Day!

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SECOND SUNDAZE

Sunday | 10am-5pm | Tucson Museum of Art | Free
Free admission for Arizona and Sonora, Mexico residents. This month is centered around Family Day! Fun for all ages! Families can enjoy a free program with gallery activities, special performances, and hands-on art-making projects.

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SOMETHING SOMETHING THEATRE PRESENTS 'A DELICATE SHIP' 

Sunday | 2pm | Community Playhouse | $18-22
Another story about persistent memory, the influence of family, and the fragility of relationships from the playwright of last season’s ‘Dov and Ali'.

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