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This Weekend in Tucson 5/4-5/6

Thursday, May 03, 2018   /   by Tami Sauerman

This Weekend in Tucson 5/4-5/6

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FRIDAY:

Southwest Wings Spring Fling 6:00AM
May 2nd-5th/Series of workshops and outings for serious birders who want an intensive birding experience, focuses on birds in the area present during the spring nesting season, birders may see species like the Elegant Trogon, Violet Crowned Hummingbird and up to 5 species of owls, guided trips to some of the most famous birding spots/Sierra Vista 
www.swwings.org 

 

Gather A Vintage Market (Theme: We "Gather" Here Today) 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Gather is a once a month, 4-day shopping event/We will have 12 completely decorated trees and tons of cool vintage finds for your home and garden/As always free admission and parking! 657 W. St. Mary’s Rd (just east of I-10) 
878-7215 

 

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

 

2 for 1 Admission Night 4:00PM - 8:00PM
$5 for all Southern AZ Residents age 7 & up/Arizona History Museum 949 E. 2nd St. 
628-5774 (Free Parking: AZ Historical Society garage at the NE corner of E. 2nd St. & N. Euclid Ave) 

 

Shop to benefit Breast Cancer 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Hosted by Nadia Strong Foundation/You're Invited ~ to an evening of sips, sweets, scents and sparkles! I'm hosting a Kendra Gives Back Party to benefit the American Cancer Society and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer-Kendra Scott is donating 20% of all proceeds/Kendra Scott 2905 East Skyline Dr. Ste #232 
433-9726

 

“Night of 1000 Stars Celebration” 5:30PM
$65/Presented by The Rotary Club of Tucson Sunrise/featuring the local Tucson band The LoBros/Proceeds of the concert and fundraiser will benefit two Tucson local charities: The Haven and Angel Heart Pajama Project which both help women and children in need/Green Things 3384 E. River Rd. 
886-9191www.tucsonsunriserotary.org

 

4th annual DERBY DAY the PEOPLES WAY Charity Fundraiser & Concert 6:00PM
Benefiting the Tucson Musicians Museum/Theme is Derby Day + Casino + Concert~We will be featuring 2 of Tucson's rising stars Drew Cooper and Kaylor Cox! Tickets start at $55 for General Admission which includes dinner, 2 drinks, the Casino, Concert, Quick Draw Competition, Photobooth and a FREE Uber or Lyft ride home/The Event 6350 E. Tanque Verde 
906-7394 www.LuckyDerbyParty.com

 

Celebrate Kindness with Ben's Bells Project 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Join Ben's Bells to celebrate kindness at their biggest fundraising event of the year! The evening is filled with live entertainment, food, drink, and auctions. Enjoy all of this while supporting kindness education and studio programming/Tickets are $60 in advance and $75 at the door/Food and beverage are included-Musical entertainment will feature some of Tucson's best-steel drum group Jovert, and Hey, Bucko! an instrumental trio that pays homage to the desert/Ben's Bells Downtown 40 W Broadway Blvd. 
www.bensbells.org/celebrate

 

Tucson Roadrunners Hockey vs. Texas Stars (Pacific Division Final) 7:00PM
$17 & up/Tucson Convention Center-Arena 260 S Church Ave. 
791-4101 

 

PCC Fashionarte 2018: An urban fusion of art, cuisine and fashion 7:00PM
$10-$35/Our show this year will feature high school, college, university, faculty and local designers who are involved in driving the future of Tucson's fashion industry/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 West Congress St. 
547-3040

 

Friday Night Live! Free Jazz Concert Series 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Music by Railbirdz/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

 

SATURDAY:

10th Annual Cinco De Mayo Party 8:00PM
$5/This evening is full of live music, dancing, and, of course, agave spirits! Enjoy Bacanora, Mezcal, Sotol and Tequila infused cocktails/Hotel Congress 311 E Congress St. 
622-8848

 

JAWS-Free Poolside Screening 7:00PM
Start the summer season with a SCREAM at this scary poolside screening of the shark-tastic terror classic, Jaws! Watch the movie projected on The Loft’s giant 20ft. inflatable screen-Please bring your own pool floaties for swimming or beach towels/folding chairs for sitting! The Tucson Jewish Community Center 3800 E. River Rd.

 

Food Fest & Market 5:00PM - 8:30PM
Come enjoy Twilight Market, food trucks, and entertainment/Desert Diamond Casino 1100 W Pima Mine Rd-Sahuarita 
800-585-3737

 

144th Kentucky Derby 3:30PM
Post Time 3:34PM from Louisville, KY on NBC

 

UofA Wildcats Softball vs Grand Canyon 4:00PM
$5-$10/UofA Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium 1700 E 2nd St. 
621-2211 

 

33rd Annual Tucson Folk Festival 12:00PM - 10:00PM
Free/One of the country's largest free festivals, with more than 200 local, regional, and national musicians performing more than 20 hours/This family-friendly festival is held in some of the most historic sections of Downtown Tucson; El Presidio Park, La Cocina Restaurant and the Presidio San Agustin del Tucson Museum 
www.tucsonfolkfest.org

 

Oro Valley Kids Concert Series 10:00AM
Free/Global Groovin’~Enjoy a fun journey around the world with our groovin’ musicians! Move and groove to tunes from throughout the glob/Held at Oro Valley Town Council Chambers 11000 N La Canada (Town of Oro Valley 
229-4700

 

Picture Rocks Community Farmers Market 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Mother's Day Celebration! Over 30 vendors bringing their very best and unique products that Tucson has to offer so bring the mom in your life for a day out in the sunshine, shopping our fabulous vendor tables, lunch from her choice of one of our amazing hot food vendors, and listening to some fabulous LIVE music from Tucson up-and-comer Jacob Drew while the kids visit our face painter! 6780 N Sandario Rd. (SE corner of Picture Rocks Rd & Sandario)

 

SUNDAY:

Pops in the Park! 7:00PM
Civic Orchestra of Tucson presents a Free concert/Guest Conductor Chris Tackett leads the orchestra for this Pops concert, which is dedicated to Dr. Herschel Kreloff, Music Director 1
980-2018/In the spotlight will be two talented young soloists, winners of the 2018 Young Artists' Competition: 11-year-old cellist, Naomi Turner, and 16-year-old violinist, Andrew Nix/Come early for the Musical Instrument Petting Zoo at 6PM/DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center at Reid Park (COT 730-3371

 

UofA Wildcats Softball vs Grand Canyon 6:00PM
$5-$10/UofA Hillenbrand Memorial Stadium 1700 E 2nd St. 
621-2211 

 

The Tucson Girls Chorus Spring Concert 3:30PM
$10 & $15/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 West Congress St. 
547-3040

 

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

 

All Breed Dog Wash 10:00AM - 2:00PM
$10 per wash/Southern Arizona Greyhound Adoption is holding an all-breed dog wash that benefits our greyhounds/Our members and some wonderful vet students from PMI and PCC will be there to brush, wash, and dry your dog/Briarcrest Veterinary Care Center 7313 E Tanque Verde Rd. 
298-4123 www.sagreys.org

 

Oro Valley’s Got Talent! Begining This Weekend! 
Do you have a talent you’d like to show off AND win $1000 in the process? “Oro Valley’s Got Talent” is your chance to showcase your skills and take home some serious prize money! All performers ages 8 and up are encouraged to attend, all talents are welcome (song, dance, magic/illusions, circus acts, etc.) Performers may audition as a group or as individuals/
The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com/2018/04/24/oro-valleys-got-talent

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Oro Valley, AZ 85737
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