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This Weekend in Tucson 9/21 - 9/23

Wednesday, September 19, 2018   /   by Traci Roberts Jones

This Weekend in Tucson 9/21 - 9/23

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Music by Ramon Ayala and Grupo Control 9:00AM - 10:00AM

$40 & up/Tejano/Casino Del Sol-AVA Amphitheater 5655 W Valencia Rd. 855-765-7829

 

Tucson Petting Zoo! 9:00AM - 7:00PM

$8 a person/Includes food for all the animals and a full tour! Come down and meet capybaras, tortoise, goats, chickens, porcupines and lots more! Funny Foot Farms 2405 W. Wetmore Rd. 399-6555 www.tucsonpettingzoo.com OR www.facebook.com/FunnyFootFarm

 

Abbett Film Choices Discussion Group 1:00PM - 2:30PM

Adults/We meet on the 3rd Friday of every month-During our meetings, we will discuss films recommended by library staff and group members/Films can be checked out via the Pima County Public Library, viewed online, or acquired elsewhere/Todays selection "Hell or high Water" (2016) directed by David Mackenzie/Wheeler Taft Abbett Sr Library 7800 N. Schisler Dr. 594-5200

 

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)

 

Ronald McDonald House Party! 6:00PM

Ronald McDonald House Annual Fundraising Event/Personal tour of the House/You'll be treated to live music and a crowd full of the most caring and influential people in Tucson/Our fabulous silent auction will be conducted on your mobile device, allowing you the freedom to more fully enjoy the evening-Don't forget to wear your red shoes! Ronald McDonald House 2155 E. Allen Rd. www.rmhctucson.org/houseparty

 

Love Letter to Tucson-Unique Visions and Observations 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Free Exhibition reception/A two woman show featuring works by Lisa Kanouse and Jacqueline Chanda/This exhibition is an exploration of Tucson’s urban life as seen by these two talented artists, with surreal expressions and impressionistic outlooks taking center stage-Both artists work with Tucson as their subject matter, but in very different manners/On Display through January 21st 2019/YWCA Southern Arizona France McClelland Community Center 525 N Bonita Ave. 884-7810

 

Friday Movie and Potluck 6:00PM - 8:30PM

"The Lion's Roar" a profile of the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, the great Tibetan Buddhist master known for the Black Crown ceremony/Please bring a friend and some food to share/Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute 3400 E Speedway-Suite 204

(Located just east of Whole Foods in the Rancho Center) 622-8460

Adult Painting Class (Sedona Rocks) 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

 

Music for the Soul Dance Party! 7:00PM

$12.50 Looking for some music for your soul, and maybe even your dancing feet? The George Howard Motown and Soul Review joins us for one of our famous dance parties! The front section will be cleared out for your dancing pleasure and from Rock, Jazz, Blues, Pop, R&B and Motown, you will find the best party music in town! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

Author Event 7:00PM

Join us for a reading and book discussion with Naomi Ortiz, author of Sustaining Spirit: Self-Care for Social Justice/In a unique self-care guidebook, highly acclaimed speaker Naomi Ortiz teaches readers how to navigate the physical, emotional, and spiritual exhaustion that comes with the work involved in being an activist/Antigone Books 411 N. 4th Ave. 792-3715

 

Jazz Legends Live! 7:30PM

$35-$125 (VIP Dinner 6PM) Jazz Legends Live has brought world-renown musicians from around the country to Tucson for more than a decade/The Legends have performed with the best of names in jazz, including Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles and Tony Bennett/This unforgettable benefit concert entertains audiences with the spontaneity and the intimacy jazz music was meant to invoke-All the monies raised from this spectacular event will go directly back to local schools to support dwindling music and art programs/The UA School of Music Crowder Hall 1017 N Olive Rd. (SAACA 797-3959) www.saaca.org/jazzlegends.html

 

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)

 

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed! Family-Friendly Improv 7:30PM

$8 for adults & $5 for kids/As always, we’ll take your suggestions and turn them into comedy scenes and games that are seen once then never again/Plus we’ll keep it clean – so the whole family can enjoy the night together! Unscrewed Theater 4500 E Speedway Blvd. #39 (directly between Mama’s Pizza & Sushi Ten, and just two doors down from dedicated gluten-free bakery) 298-8076 www.unscrewedtheater.org

 

Positions of Power 7:30PM

$32/Presented by Artifact Dance Project-Two stories of manipulation and malice/Artistic Director Claire Hancock premieres her adaptation of Thomas Cullinan's novel, A Painted Devil, about a Union soldier who finds himself in an all-female boarding house entangled with rivalries and jealousies in the Confederate South/Hancock also remounts her version of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “The Oval Portrait”, about a painter who becomes so obsessed with creating a lifelike painting of his wife that he deprives her of real love in the process/Stevie Eller Dance Theatre UofA campus 1737 E. University Blvd. 235-7638 for tickets

 

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

 

Saturday, September 22, 2018

 

Museum Day

Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2018

 

Protecting Our Protectors Golf Tournament 7:30AM

Presented by the Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Foundation/7:30AM shotgun start-scramble format/Sponsorships available-Don’t golf?...Raffle prize donations and silent auction donations are a great way to support our police officers and the Foundation’s efforts to help protect our protectors/Held at La Paloma Country Club 3660 E Sunrise Dr. www.soazlef.org/charity-golf-tournament

 

St. Philip's Plaza Artisan Farmers' Market 8:00AM - 12:00PM

St. Philip's Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave/Food in Root 261-6982 www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/stphilipsplaza (SEE MORE INFO-ST. PHILIPS ARTISAN)

 

Family Bird and Nature Day 8:00AM - 1:00PM

Free family Event/Please join the Tucson Audubon Society for a day of fun and learning along the San Pedro/We will have free bird and ecology walks, a bounce house, local farm representatives including two baby goats, local vendors and organizations working on San Pedro history and environment with hourly trail walks/Free! But please bring cash for food and vendors/Holy Trinity Monastery 1605 S St Marys Way in St. David, AZ (Nicole, Tucson Audubon Society 209-1810)

 

Tucson Area Iris Society Event 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Annual gigantic plant and rhizome (root) sale/Speaker Kristee West to give talk about how to grow iris in Arizona at 11AM/Harlow Nursery 5620 E. Pima Rd. 298-3303

3rd Annual Bug Splat Run 9:00AM - 2:00PM

Presented by Tucson Teen Challenge & CMA Cruising Christians~Benefits Tucson Teen Challenge/Last Motorcycle out at 10AM/Run route will take you through Gates Pass & Saguaro National Park/BBQ & family fun from Noon-2PM/Registration $15 Single/$20 Couple/This event is to help those who struggle with life controlling addictions~All the funds raised will go to Teen Challenge Men's Center/Christian Faith Fellowship 1900 N. Country Club Rd. 214-698-9207

 

Benson Pony Express Western Days 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Pony Express Mail run to Dragoon beginning at 1PM/Jail house arrests by Gooseflats Gunslingers; historical recreation by San Pedro Posse/Open All Years Car Show (Entry Fee $20/$25) Car items swap meet, DJ & Live music for the entire event/Tractor pulls, antique engine displays, kids activities by Jumpmaxx & more! Lion's Park 435 N. Adams Ave-Benson (Cindy 631-5507)

 

End of Summer Celebration-Sidewalk Sale 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Save between 25%-75% on select canvases, large prints, notepads, boxed note cards, holiday decor & more! Madaras Gallery 3035 N. Swan Rd. 615-3001 www.madaras.com

 

Storytime and Activities 11:00AM

Princesses Save the World by Savannah GuthrieWhen she receives an SOS from Princess Sabrina, Princess Penny learns that the Kingdom's bees have disappeared and they need to help/Barnes & Noble Westside-Foothills Mall 7325 N. LaCholla Blvd. 742-6402 OR Barnes & Noble (Eastside) 5130 E. Broadway 512-1166

 

Pop Cycle's 10th Birthday! 11:00AM - 9:00PM

We will have treats by Isabella's Ice Cream and BOCA Tacos, entertainment, and special giveaways all day/Musical events include DJ AlixP from 4PM-6PM, and live performance by Miss Olivia and the Interlopers 7PM-9PM/Get a brand new Pop Cycle tote bag with your purchase of $20 or more, designed by our own Lauren Waddell-We'll also have new stickers and other goodies! Pop-Cycle Shop 422 N 4th Ave. 622-3297

 

Adult Painting Class (Citrus OR Mermaid) 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

 

5th Annual El Rio Vecinos Bow Ties & Boots 7:00PM - 11:00PM

$65/VIP $95/Proceeds will help benefit Tucson children get the dental care they need! Leave your tux at home and grab your favorite boots + bow tie and enjoy a night filled with samplings from local restaurants, breweries, and other vendors/Tucson Scottish Rite Cathedral 160 South Scott Ave. www.facebook.com/events/1198810813587132

 

 

GLOW! A Nighttime Art Experience 7:00PM - 11:00PM

"GLOWfluorescence!" Illuminated Art, Live Music and Special Performances! Music along the paths by hypnopad 7-9PM/Main Stage Band: The Carnivaleros 9-11PM/Dress up in your GLOW!ing costumes and light up the trails! Food available for purchase/$20, Age 12 and under $12/Triangle L Ranch 2805 N. Triangle L Ranch Rd-Oracle 623-6732 For tickets

 

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)

 

Live & Let Die – The Music of Paul McCartney 7:30PM

$25 & up/Live and Let Die features a four piece band led by Tony Kishman (vocals, bass, guitar & piano). You’ll hear, complete in every detail, hit songs from the Beatles catalog and Paul McCartney’s solo works/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W. Congress 547-3040

 

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed! Family-Friendly Improv 7:30PM

$8 for adults & $5 for kids/As always, we’ll take your suggestions and turn them into comedy scenes and games that are seen once then never again/Plus we’ll keep it clean – so the whole family can enjoy the night together! Unscrewed Theater 4500 E Speedway Blvd. #39 (directly between Mama’s Pizza & Sushi Ten, and just two doors down from dedicated gluten-free bakery) 298-8076 www.unscrewedtheater.org

 

Sunday, September 23, 2018

 

“Split Endz” 5.2 & 10.35 Mile Trail Race and 5k Road Run & Walk 6:30AM

Catalina State Park www.everyoneruns.net

 

St. Philip's Classic Farmers' Market 8:00AM - 12:00PM

St. Philips Plaza Voted Tucson's Best Farmers' Market 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982 (SEE MORE INFO-ST. PHILIPS CLASSIC) www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/stphilipsplaza

 

Tails & Ales 2 11:00AM - 4:00PM

$15 regular wash/VIP wash $40 (includes a VIP bandana, custom pint glass, line-cutting privileges, and doggie goodies) Join HSSA & the Tucson Roller Derby Girls for our fundraising dog wash! Buy a custom pint glass and take $1 off your beer, then kick back while your dog gets a bath! Barrio Brewing Co. 800 E 16th St. https://support.hssaz.org/tails2

 

End of Summer Celebration-Sidewalk Sale 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Save between 25%-75% on select canvases, large prints, notepads, boxed note cards, holiday decor & more! Madaras Gallery 3035 N. Swan Rd. 615-3001 www.madaras.com

Devereux's 2nd Annual KidsROCK Fundraiser 12:00PM - 2:30PM

Featuring Tucson area children performing live,? PLUS performances by local area cover band, food, raffles, fun activities, and more! ?Proceeds from the event will go to Devereux's HOPE for Kids Fund to benefit Devereux foster families/?This year's KidsROCK Emcee will be KVOA Channel 4 News Anchor, Sean Mooney! Only $15 per ticket and food is provided by Jimmy John's/El Casino Ballroom 437 E. 26th St. www.devereuxazevents.org

 

The Grand Canyon Mystery 12:30PM

$10, $7 for kids/The food supply that the animals have worked all fall to save up is gone! Any number of crafty critters could be responsible: the raccoon, the weasel, the snake, or was it one of their own!? The members of FOGNeR (The Fraternal Order of the Great Northern Rim) will need to work fast to solve this mystery before winter comes, and they just might need some help from… you! Come be part of the fun in this wild woodland mystery! Live Theatre Workshop Family Theatre 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

 

Painting Class (UA Pride) 2:00PM

$25/Bring a friend, bring the kids 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

 

Positions of Power 2:00PM

$32/Presented by Artifact Dance Project-Two stories of manipulation and malice/Artistic Director Claire Hancock premieres her adaptation of Thomas Cullinan's novel, A Painted Devil, about a Union soldier who finds himself in an all-female boarding house entangled with rivalries and jealousies in the Confederate South/Hancock also remounts her version of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story, “The Oval Portrait”, about a painter who becomes so obsessed with creating a lifelike painting of his wife that he deprives her of real love in the process/Stevie Eller Dance Theatre UofA campus 1737 E. University Blvd. 235-7638 for tickets

 

IMPACT, a Fashion Show to Benefit Beads of Courage 2:00PM - 5:00PM

$55/Ticket holders can make an impact our community by attending and visiting with 20 exhibitors/Live Entertainment, 50/50 and beads jewelry raffle tickets, Silent auction/Enjoy a champagne toast and a formal tea [finger sandwiches, handmade scones, assorted teas and coffee] A cash bar will be available throughout the event/Held at the Sheraton Hotel & Suites 5151 E. Grant Rd. www.beadsofcourage.org

 

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)

Borderlands Theater: Sanctuary 4:00PM

$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)

 

Gary Farmer & The Troublemakers with Derek Miller 7:00PM

Ages 16 & up, $15 advance/$20 day of show (reduced rates for youth) Award-winning actor, director, and Native American Indian activist Gary Farmer, best known for his roles in films like 'Dead Man', 'Pow Wow Highway', 'Smoke Signals', and 'Ghost Dog: The Way Of The Samurai', brings his 5-piece blues, roots and jam band to the Sea of Glass Center for the Arts 330 E. 7th St. 398-2542

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