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This Weekend in Tucson 8/31 - 9/2

Wednesday, August 29, 2018   /   by Traci Roberts Jones

This Weekend in Tucson 8/31 - 9/2




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Friday, August 31, 2018


 


HoCo Fest


Aug 29th-Sept 2nd/A boutique festival held annually at the historic Hotel Congress strives to showcase innovative talent while celebrating the vibrant and unique culture of the borderlands/Taking over the cultural heart of downtown Tucson for five days, the festival presents a genre-spanning musical lineup as well as an array of guest lectures, workshops, clothing and record fairs, pool parties, and experimental after parties, all set within southern Arizona’s majestic desert/Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 622-8848 www.hocofest.com


 


Banner UMC Farmers’ Market 10:00AM - 2:00PM


Open to the public/Great lunchtime meals, produce, gluten-free and vegan cookies, art, massage/UAMC College of Medicine 1501 N Campbell Ave. 261-6982 www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/umc-farmers-market (SEE MORE INFO-BANNER UMC)


 


JOGS September Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show 10:00AM - 6:00PM


Aug. 31st-September 3rd/Wholesale dealers, miners, designers, and manufacturers from the U.S. and overseas gather for 4 days of exploring trendy jewelry while shopping for exclusive, event-specific deals/About 200 booths showcase finished pieces that skew from antique and designer to gold and silver/Those looking to create their own jewelry can browse an array of loose stones, gems, beads, corals, turquoise, and Swarovski crystals/Tucson Expo Center 3750 E.Irvington Rd. 303-9780


 


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) 2 for 1


 


Summer Night Market 6:00PM - 10:00PM


A mix of vintage and handmade goods. Come cool down, shop, and join the fun! Mercado San Agustín 267 S. Avenida De Convento 461-1107


 


Wildcat Volleyball vs. San Diego State (Cactus Classic) 7:00PM


$5-$10/UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS


 


Every Brilliant Thing 7:30PM


$15/You’re 6 years old; mum’s in hospital, and dad says she’s ‘done something stupid.’ So you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world - everything that makes life worth living. 1. Ice Cream 2. Kung Fu Movies 3. Burning Things 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose 5. Construction cranes. 6. Me. You leave it on mum’s pillow and you know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling. Soon, the list will take on a life of its own/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242


 


Free Dance Class 8:30PM


The Latin Band Zona Libre will be playing every Friday/Free Dance Lesson with entry 8:30PM to 9:30PM/Dancing from 9:30PM till midnight/All Ages-Singles & Couples (Cover $5) Zona Libare 1801 N Stone (Magic Mikey 444-0439)


 


Saturday, September 1, 2018


Green Chili Roast 8:00AM - 5:00PM


Free samples of roasted green chilies and fresh green chilies/Apple Annie's Orchard 6405 Williams Rd-Willcox 384-4685


 


Meet the Saguaro (Garden Walk) 10:00AM


Get to know the world’s most famous cactus and learn its fascinating life story in this place where we “celebrate saguaros”! Wheelchair Accessible/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)


 


Musical Magic for Kids 10:00AM


Free/Come join Music and Dance Academy faculty for The WOLF and Peter...a bassoon quartet's perspective-Learn about the lowest sounding, least known and most mysterious member of the woodwind family/Held at Oro Valley Town Council Chambers 11000 N La Canada 229-4700


 


Dog Days of Summer at Old Tucson 10:00AM - 5:00PM


Bring your Dog all Labor Day Weekend! This festival celebrates all things canine! DockDogs®, the independent governing and sanctioning body for dock jumping and dock diving canine performance sports, will present a diving competition featuring professional, semi-professional


and amateur diving categories including the Big Air Wave, Extreme Vertical and Speed Retrieval/All of this plus Old Tucson’s signature entertainment remains in the lineup: stunt shows, live performances in the Grand Palace and historic walking tours-Kids 11 and under get in free all weekend, adult admission $19.95/Old Tucson 201 S. Kinney Rd. 883-0100


 


JOGS September Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show 10:00AM - 6:00PM


Aug. 31st-September 3rd/Wholesale dealers, miners, designers, and manufacturers from the U.S. and overseas gather for 4 days of exploring trendy jewelry while shopping for exclusive, event-specific deals/About 200 booths showcase finished pieces that skew from antique and designer to gold and silver/Those looking to create their own jewelry can browse an array of loose stones, gems, beads, corals, turquoise, and Swarovski crystals/Tucson Expo Center 3750 E.Irvington Rd. 303-9780


 


Wildcat Volleyball vs. Pacific 12:00PM


$5-$10/UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS


 


Moana Sing-A-Long! (PG) 2:00PM


$12/$10 (2016) Subtitled so you can sing-a-long and be a part of all the magic! Everyone will also receive their very own Moana Goodie Bag, filled with fun props and surprises to use throughout the movie! And don’t forget to dress up in your best Moana costume so you can join our pre-show Costume Parade on The Loft stage! We’ll all be partying here “where the sky meets the sea,” so don’t miss out on all the fun! The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844


 


Monthly Art Walk 6:00PM - 9:00PM


All 12 studios at Steinfeld’s will be open! Wonderful local artist/Steinfeld Warehouse at 101 W 6th Street in the Downtown Arts District 961-9219


 


Every Brilliant Thing 7:30PM


$18/$20 You’re 6 years old; mum’s in hospital, and dad says she’s ‘done something stupid.’ So you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world - everything that makes life worth living. 1. Ice Cream 2. Kung Fu Movies 3. Burning Things 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose 5. Construction cranes. 6. Me. You leave it on mum’s pillow and you know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling. Soon, the list will take on a life of its own/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242


 


UofA Football vs. Brigham Young 7:45PM


UofA Arizona Stadium 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS


 


An Evening with Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite 8:00PM


$51.50-$65/Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000


 


Sunday, September 2, 2018


 


JOGS September Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show 10:00AM - 6:00PM


Aug. 31st-September 3rd/Wholesale dealers, miners, designers, and manufacturers from the U.S. and overseas gather for 4 days of exploring trendy jewelry while shopping for exclusive, event-specific deals/About 200 booths showcase finished pieces that skew from antique and designer to gold and silver/Those looking to create their own jewelry can browse an array of loose stones, gems, beads, corals, turquoise, and Swarovski crystals/Tucson Expo Center 3750 E.Irvington Rd. 303-9780


 


Art Happenings! 11:00AM - 5:00PM


August 29th through to Sept 4th 11AM-5PM/Come and visit the Steinfeld Warehouse-It is the beginning of our monthly shows/Steinfeld Warehouse at 101 W 6th Street in the Downtown Arts District 961-9219


 


Cat Adoption with S.A.R.A 12:00PM - 2:00PM


Saving At Risk Animals/S.A.R.A. cats are not from a shelter but are instead fostered by other Tucson cat lovers/Each cat is given one-on-one attention in preparation for finding their forever home/Come snuggle with some adorable cats and kittens and see if one adopts you/Mostly Books 6208 E. Speedway at Wilmot 571-0110


 


Moana Sing-A-Long! (PG) 2:00PM


$12/$10 (2016) Subtitled so you can sing-a-long and be a part of all the magic! Everyone will also receive their very own Moana Goodie Bag, filled with fun props and surprises to use throughout the movie! And don’t forget to dress up in your best Moana costume so you can join our pre-show Costume Parade on The Loft stage! We’ll all be partying here “where the sky meets the sea,” so don’t miss out on all the fun! The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844


 


Every Brilliant Thing 3:00PM


$18/$20 You’re 6 years old; mum’s in hospital, and dad says she’s ‘done something stupid.’ So you start to make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world - everything that makes life worth living. 1. Ice Cream 2. Kung Fu Movies 3. Burning Things 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out your nose 5. Construction cranes. 6. Me. You leave it on mum’s pillow and you know she’s read it because she’s corrected your spelling. Soon, the list will take on a life of its own/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242


 


Oro Valley's Got Talent Finals & Awards! 6:00PM


$15/The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com


 


Salsa, Tequila & Taco Challenge! 7:00PM


21 & over event/Hosted by Southern Arizona Arts & Cultural Alliance/Tickets $60 include: libation, and menu samplings from over 40 local professional and emerging restaurants and chefs, with custom salsa and tequila cocktails in over 20 categories (VIP Tickets Available for early entry) In addition, attendees can enjoy beer and menu samplings/This creative collaboration combines resources to help raise monies for SAACA Creative Arts Therapy Programs, and local programming outreach by the Food Bank/The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa 3800 E Sunrise Dr. www.facebook.com/SAACA


 


Ynot Late Night Karaoke 10:00PM


Free, 21+/Cap off your weekend the right way, singing with your friends! The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366


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