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This Weekend in Tucson 9/14 - 9/16

Friday, September 14, 2018   /   by Traci Roberts Jones

This Weekend in Tucson 9/14 - 9/16

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Community Book Sale 8:00AM - 2:00PM

Friends of the Pima County Public Library

2230 N. Country Club Rd. 795-3763

 

Wildcat Volleyball vs. Tennessee-Martin (Wildcat Classic) 10:00AM

Free Admission/UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS

 

Desert Botany 101 (Garden Walk) 10:00AM

Join a park naturalist on this fitness hike to explore scenic Saguaro National Park. Sturdy hiking shoes, water and a trail snack are recommended-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)

 

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

 

Open House for Students and Faculty 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Free/ASM is more than a museum, it's your classroom! College students will learn about internship, research, employment, and volunteer opportunities, and faculty will learn about teaching/classroom resources/Arizona State Museum, The UofA 1013 E. University Blvd. 621-6302

 

Bear Down Friday! 3:00PM - 7:00PM

Free & Open to the Public/Kick off the 13th Season of Bear Down Fridays-Presented by Zona Zoo/Every Pep Rally begins at 6PM starring the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, UA Poms, Twirlers and Flags, Wilbur and Wilma, and UA Cheer-Guest hosts from Arizona Athletics and music and dance performances are always part of the program/But don’t wait until 6PM, because the Spirit Party kicks off at 3PM along University with ESPN Tucson 1490 AM & 104.9 FM's “The Sports Exchange” live at Gentle Ben's. At 4PM, ESPN is joined by News 4 Tucson, and 106.3 The Groove, with giveaways, live remotes, media celebs, prizes, giveaways, a Wilbur & Wilma selfie wall & more/Free Parking In the Tyndall Garage after 4 PM with a Merchant Validation/Main Gate Square 814 E University Blvd. 622-8613

 

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)

 

Adult Painting Class (U of A Starry Night) 6:30PM - 8:30PM

$29/painter, Drinks are available for purchase, Wine $5, $6 or $7 per glass, Beer $4/Bring a friend and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you create your own beautiful masterpiece! Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

Wildcat Volleyball vs. New Mexico State (Wildcat Classic) 7:00PM

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

 

Author Event 7:00PM

Robert McWhirter, Bill of Rights expert and award-winning author of Bills, Quills, and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights will lead a discussion on The Constitution and Donald J. Trump/Antigone Books 411 N. 4th Ave. 792-3715

 

I Love Rock and Roll Dance Party! 7:00PM

$12.50 Roadhouse is a popular well-established Tucson band whose members have been together for over fifteen years/This group comes with a surefire guarantee to get everyone movin' and groovin' to some fine dance music. Lead singers Frank and Debbie, blend their vocals with the guitars of Chris and Curtis, Pat's keyboards, Joe's harmonica and Ralph's backbeat/Together these seasoned musicians deliver a variety of tunes ranging from rock to country to blues spiced up with an occasional dash of Zydeco-Roadhouse is sure to provide an evening of enjoyable foot stomping music for your listening and dancing pleasure-Ages 16+! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

PCC Volleyball Alumni Match 7:00PM

Pima Community College West Campus Aztecs Gym 2202 W. Anklam Rd. 206-3035

 

Arizona Soccer vs. Cal State Fullerton 7:00PM

$5/$8 UofA Murphey Field at Mulcahy Stadium 2300 E 15th St. 621-CATS

 

Borderlands Theater: Sanctuary 7:30PM

$16/$22/$25 A New Play by Milta Ortiz/Based on real people and events Sanctuary chronicles the Tucson birth of the 1980’s Sanctuary Movement/Southside Presbyterian Church 317 W. 23rd St. (276-9598 for tickets)

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018

9th Annual "Tri" For Acts of Kindness Sprint Triathlon/Duathlon & 5K Fun Run/Walk 7:00AM - 11:00AM

Held at La Mariposa Resort and Spa 1501 N. Houghton Rd. www.triforkindness.org

 

HungerWalk 2018 8:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration 7AM/The Community Food Bank’s signature event brings together like-minded community members to raise funds and awareness for the fight against hunger/It’s bigger and better this year, with more activities for the whole family-Come support a great cause, get some exercise and learn more about the work that we do together for our community/Sam Lena Park at Kino Sports Complex 3400 S Country Club Rd. OR Posada Java 665 S Park Centre Ave-Green Valley www.communityfoodbank.org/hungerwalk

 

17th Annual Chile Festival 8:00AM - 12:00PM

Live Music, Fresh Roasted Chiles & Specialties, Chile Themed Vendor Specials/Oro Valley Farmers Market-Steam Pump Ranch 10901 N. Oracle (Zoe 882-2157 for more info)

 

Free Community Car Wash 9:00AM - 2:00PM

We are offering a free car wash to the wonderful people of our community! Stop by anytime and we'll wash away the monsoon mud! Faith Tabernacle Church 5011 E. Fort Lowell Rd. (468-8044 for more info)

 

Rape Aggression Defense Class 9:00AM - 3:00PM

Sept. 15th & 22nd//The minimum age is 14-Participants must attend both sessions/Oro Valley Police Department personnel will be teaching this self-defense class for females-This training will empower you to fight back against crime with awareness, prevention and risk avoidance/Attendees should wear comfortable workout attire, as this is a physical class consisting of punching and kicking-Water will be provided, and participants may bring healthy, energy-packed snacks/Held at Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene 500 W. Calle Concordia (Contact Sgt. Amy Graham 229-5080 to sign up)

 

Craft Fair at the Orchard/Corn Maze Opens at the Produce Farm 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Crafters from around Arizona will be set up with beautiful handmade crafts for saleApple Annie's Orchard 6405 Williams Rd. And Apple Annie’s Produce 6405 W Williams Rd-Willcox 384-4685

 

Car Show for Nam to Sand Jam 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Vietnam Veterans of America Tucson Chapter 106/Registration 8AM-10AM, $25 pre-registration $30 day of/Trophies, 50/50, Music by DJ John and Fun Door Prizes: 40” Screen TV, Google Mini & much more! Chuy's Mesquite Broiler 7101 E 22nd St. (Terry 982-0023)

 

Wildcat Volleyball vs. UC Davis (Wildcat Classic) 12:00PM

Free Admission/UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS

 

2nd Annual Tucson Roadrunners Fan Fest 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Free Family Fun! All attending are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy to benefit Banner Children’s Hospital at Diamond Children’s Medical Center in Tucson/First Game October 6th! Tucson Arena 260 S. Church Ave 791-4101

 

3rd annual Bacon, Blues and Brews 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Hosted by Local First Arizona & Tucson Originals Restaurants/For $25 in advance or $30 day of, guests can enjoy live music and small plates of Bacon inspired dishes paired with beers from some of Tucson’s local restaurants and breweries/Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon and BBQ 1801 N Stone. (Tucson Originals 477-7950)

 

"Sizzling September Saturday Night" 5:00PM - 8:00PM

We are throwing a party to celebrate the end of summer with live music, chilled white wine and a fresh melon and fruit bar with cheese/Also, Art Prizes! Stop by on your way to or from dinner, enjoy summer, good company and fun conversations-Meet our local artists/Jane Hamilton Fine Art 2890 E. Skyline Dr. Ste 180 (SW corner Skyline & Campbell) 529-4886

 

UofA Football vs. Southern Utah 8:00PM

Tickets Start at $17 Adults-$9 Kids/UofA Arizona Stadium 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS

 

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Tucson Metaphysics Fair 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Psychic readers, mediums, angel readings, Reiki and spiritual healings, past life, astrology, numerology, tarot, palmistry, stone readings, human design, vendors/Various prices for readings and healings-Free admission and parking/Every third and fourth Sundays of the month/Best Western Inn Suites Foothills 6201 N. Oracle Rd. (Dave 579-8930)

 

Craft Fair at the Orchard/Corn Maze Opens at the Produce Farm 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Crafters from around Arizona will be set up with beautiful handmade crafts for saleApple Annie's Orchard 6405 Williams Rd. And Apple Annie’s Produce 6405 W Williams Rd-Willcox 384-4685

 

Mexican Independence Day Celebration: Dia de la Familia 10:00AM - 1:00PM

$5 for adults/$1 for children 6-14/Free for Presidio Museum members and children 5 and under/In 1821 Mexico won independence from Spain, putting the Presidio under Mexican rule from 1821-1854/Celebrate Mexico's independence with Living History re-enactors, Mexican crafts, making your own tin ornament using tin-smithing tools, fresh tortillas, and lectures on Mexico's history/Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum 196 N. Court Ave. 837-8119

 

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

 

Line Dancing Class (Beginner Class) 3:00PM - 4:30PM

$5/The House of Bards 4915 E Speedway Blvd. (Just east of Swan/Speedway intersection) (Art 609-1830)

 

Third Sunday Historical Tours 3:00PM - 5:00PM

Our docents are waiting for you and your friends for a docent led historical tour of Valley of the Moon! Admission is $5/Children 7 & under and Members are Free/Valley of the Moon 2544 E Allen Rd. 323-1331

 

Sunday Jam 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Come out and enjoy the incredible diversity of music and delicious food/All ages, family friendly, air-conditioned relaxed setting/No cover charge-Sponsored by the Tucson Jazz Society/Brother John’s 1801 N Stone (Magic Mikey 444-0439)

 

Cooking With Prickly Pear (Talk: 30 minutes) 3:15PM

Learn how you can incorporate prickly pear into your diet/This program will show you how to collect and prepare prickly pear. Prepare for a sweet treat! Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

 

Dueling Pianos, A Sing-Along Party! 6:00PM

Interactive musical experience where YOU request the songs in the show! Piano masters, Lisa Otey and Doña Oxford, join us and will have you laughing, dancing, and singing along! Don’t miss the fun! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

Family Night Out with Illusionist, Zak Mirzadeh 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Christian illusionist Zak Mirzadeh is coming to Northminster! Zak’s show, “Nothing Up My Sleeve,” will captivate the audience while illuminating the grace of God! “Nothing Up My Sleeve” is an experience that will instill wonder in the audience-It will draw in every person to become a participant/Tickets are $5 for adults; Students and children, 18 & younger, FREE/ "Dessert Bar" following the show! Buy tickets online at bit.ly/zakatnpc - Please Show Registration Or Confirmation Email at the Door/Northminster Presbyterian Church-Sanctuary 2450 E Fort Lowell Rd (at Tucson Blvd) 327-7121

 

Family Skate Night 6:00PM - 9:00PM

$6 Individual or $12 for up to 6 Skaters ($3 Skate Rental) Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409

 

Melissa Etheridge “Yes I Am” 25th Anniversary Tour 7:00PM

$39 & up/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W. Congress 547-3040

 

 

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