Friday, February 9, 2018 / by Marisa Knott
KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES
64th ANNUAL TUCSON GEM AND MINERAL SHOW
Tucson Gem and Mineral Society presents Tucson's first and longest-running gem and mineral show, with displays centered on the 2018 theme "Crystals and Crystal Forms," at Tucson Convention Center.
Fridays | 10am-2pm | Banner UMC | Free
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.
CRAFT BEER WEEK OPENING PARTY
Friday | 5pm-11pm | Thunder Canyon Brewstillery | Free
Get your mind blown with the release of at least 5 beers, including 2 sours, Warhead Stout (Cans and Draft) and several variants of our favorite standard beers!
FREDDY’S FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN
Friday | 6pm-9pm | Freddy’s Frozen Custard Oro Valley | Free
Come kick off the weekend with cool cars, fun people and great food!! The scenery can't be beat, and the cars and bikes are amazing!!
SECOND SATURDAYS AT STEAM PUMP RANCH
Saturday | 9am-1pm | Steam Pump Ranch | Free
Join us for a jam packed Second Saturday at the ranch! Western Artisans, Craft Vendors, and the Commerce Corral Vendors.
LOCOMOTIVE SATURDAYS AT HISTORIC TRAIN DEPOT
Saturday | 10am–1pm | Historic Train Depot | Free
Explore regional transportation history, and see a freight trains passing by, or ring the locomotive bell!
FAMILY SCIFEST AT THE CHILDRENS MUSEUM
Saturday | 10am–5pm | Children’s Museum Tucson | Free
Science is everywhere at Children’s Museum Tucson, and on Saturday, Feb. 10, we’re sharing our love of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) with everyone!
RILLITO PARK RACE TRACK OPENING WEEKEND 2018
Saturday | 10am-6pm| Rillito Park Race Track |
Join us for the Opening Day of our 75th Anniversary Season. We will run Saturdays and Sundays through March 18th.
TUCSON LIFESTYLE COVER DOG SEARCH
Saturday | 9:30am-2:30pm| La Encantada | Free
Join HSSA and Tucson Lifestyle Magazine for our annual Cover Dog Search! This is your pups chance to be on the actual cover of the May 2018 edition of the Tucson Lifestyle Magazine!
U OF A MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. USC
Saturday | 8:30pm | McKale Center
CIVIL WAR DAYS AT OLD TUCSON
Sunday | 10am | Old Tucson |
The North & South come together at Old Tucson, with encampments, battles and demonstrations, all weekend long! See life in the Arizona Territory during the Civil War, and re-live the battle of Picacho Peak at this educational and exciting event.
ST. PHILLIPS CLASSIC FARMERS MARKET
Sunday | 9am-1pm | St. Phillips Plaza | Free
St. Philip’s Plaza is located on the southeast corner of River Road and Campbell Avenue. Sprawled throughout one of Tucson’s most scenic plazas, these beautiful markets’ have been serving the local community and visitors alike for over 20 years.
OPEN HOUES AT THE TRAIN MUSEUM
Sunday | 12:30pm-4:30pm | The Gadsen-Pacific Toy Train Museum | $5
Donations are gladly accepted/Operating 6000 square feet of model trains of all gauges sizes! Ride on our outdoor ride-on train & visit our real railroad caboose