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This Weekend in Tucson 9/28 - 9/30

Monday, September 24, 2018   /   by Traci Roberts Jones

This Weekend in Tucson 9/28 - 9/30

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Friday, September 28, 2018

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

 

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)

 

Antique, Vintage, & Collectable Book Fair 10:00AM - 9:00PM

Free/Antique, vintage, and collectable book fair benefitting Tell Me A Good Story educational nonprofit/Inside Foothills Mall north of movie theaters 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd.

 

Brown Bag Opera-Spotlight on Tucson Opera 12:00PM

The Opera Guild of Southern Arizona will present a Free preview of operas that will be performed in the Tucson area in the fall/Bring your own lunch-Dessert and coffee will be provided by OGSA/Grace St. Paul Episcopal Church 2331 E. Adams St. (906-3792 for more info)

 

Save Our Kids Golf Scramble 1:00PM

Check-in opens at 11AM with tee off at 1PM/A box lunch is provided along with special contests, raffle prizes, silent auction and an awards ceremony after the tournament/Oro Valley Country Club 300 W. Greenock Dr-Oro Valley 624-4765 www.mentoringtucsonskids.org

 

Dreamscapes: The Art of Surrealism (UA Museum of Art Talks) 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Adults/Surrealism is a 20th century avant-garde movement in art that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious mind/The result was fantastic or incongruous images brought out by unnatural or unexpected juxtapositions-Presenter: Tammy Bearden/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr-Oro Valley 594-5580

 

$3 After 3PM! 3:00PM

Adults & Kids enjoy $3 admission after 3pm, Monday-Friday during the month of September! Just mention the $3 after 3 special! International Wildlife Museum 4800 W. Gates Pass Rd. 629-0100 www.thewildlifemuseum.org

 

A Century of Tales (Presentation) 3:00PM

Join us as we review a century of fun and interesting stories from those who lived and worked in what today is Saguaro National Park-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)

 

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)

 

Tucson Greek Festival 2018 5:00PM - 11:00PM

$3/Children under 12 Free/Free Admission to Active Duty Military, Fire, Police and First Responders with ID Card...and "Thank You for Your Service!" Authentic Greek Food-Beverages-Divine Pastries-Greek Deli-Live Music-Greek Dancing-Greek Imports-Kids Games-Door Prizes & Much More! St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 1145 East Fort Lowell Rd. 888-0505

 

Wine Glass Painting! 6:30PM - 8:30PM

$40/Grab a friend and paint a set of 2 wine glasses! You choose which glasses you want to paint or come up with your own creative ideas! Some patterns supplied and help provided but this is not a step-by-step painting class/Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

 

Adult Painting Class (Full Moon) 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

 

Author Event 7:00PM

Lydia Millet, author of Fight No More: Stories/Novelist and short-story writer Lydia Millet is known for her dark humor, idiosyncratic characters and language, and interest in the relationship between humans and other animals/She is the author of Sweet Lamb of Heaven and many other award-winning novels/Antigone Books 411 N. 4th Ave. 792-3715

 

Rock & Roll All Nite Dance Party! 7:00PM

$12.50/Performing classic rock covers from the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s, Vinyl Tap will get your feet moving with music that has truly stood the test of time/Take a trip back to your younger days, when rock & roll ruled the airwaves, life was more carefree, and your best friends always had the latest albums spinning at the weekend kegger-We can’t bring those days back for you, but we can sure help you relive them! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

Arizona Wildcat Hockey vs. ASU Sun Devils 7:30PM

$12-$16/Greek Night & Schedule Magnet Giveaway! Tucson Arena 260 S. Church Ave 791-4101

 

4th Friday Free Form Friday Fight Night! 9:00PM

FREE Admission! Contains adult language & situations/Our newest night of entertainment! 4 teams enter – 1 team leaves! 4 improv teams compete against each other in head-to-head battles with the winners facing off to be crowned the monthly improv victor! Winning teams move on to defend their title next month/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

 

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Water Harvesting 8:00AM - 10:00AM

Learn about passive and active water harvesting techniques-Facilitated by Raye Winch of the Community Food Bank/Las Milpitas de Cottonwood 2405 S Cottonwood Ln. 622-0525 (Call for Registration info)

 

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)

 

Fall Pumpkin Celebration 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colors will be available for picking in our huge pumpkin patch. Already picked pumpkins will be available at the pumpkin stand/Don’t miss out on Arizona’s largest and absolutely amazing CORN MAZE; with 2 levels of difficulty it’s perfect for the entire family! Tons of fun for the whole family! Apple Annie’s Produce Farm 6405 W Williams Rd-Willcox 384-4685

 

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

 

2018 Tucson Pride Parade "New Beginnings" 9:30AM - 12:00PM

Celebrate as Tucson Pride and LGBTQ+ community looks to the future! 9:30AM Registration, and Staging begins for Walking Entries/10:30AM Country Club Road CLOSED to vehicle traffic/Parade Route: Beginning at 11AM from South Country Club Road at E Manchester Street and Ending at Noon at South Country Club Road at Concert Place (Reid Park Festival Parking Entrance)

 

Tucson Symphony Orchestra Just for Kids 10:00AM

2 Times: 10AM & 11:15AM/Free family fun for everyone/Join Mr. Weehoop, a space alien from Planet Slide, as he travels to Earth for a vacation! Learn about music, discover what makes brass instruments work, and help Mr. Weehoop learn to make friends in Brass Town! TSO Brass Quintet performs Welcome to Planet Earth/Tucson Symphony Center 2175 N 6th Ave. 882-8585

 

Oktoberfest 12:00PM - 5:00PM

Enjoy German beer, traditional German food, live German music and dancing, and family fun-No dogs permitted during Oktoberfest/Free admission-Minimal parking and highway fees/Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley 10300 Ski Run Rd. 576-1321

 

Tucson Pride Festival 12:00PM - 9:00PM

Following the Tucson Pride Parade to Reid Park, this all day, family inclusive festival has over 50 retail, non-profit & food vendors plus community resources offering a fun and safe space for all facets of the LGBTQ+ to represent themselves, proudly! A variety of entertainers, local artists and national headlining acts will take the stage/$20 at door/early bird special online/Kids 12 & under admitted Free/Georges DeMeester Performance Center 900 S Randolph Way

 

Healing Sounds from Around the World 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Let the soothing sounds from some of the world's most meditative instruments help ease tension and stress/Listen to live music on the hammered dulcimer, Tibetan singing bowls, Ting-Sha bells, and the Australian didgeridoo-Presenter: Robert Effertz/Oro Valley Public Library 1305 W. Naranja Dr. 594-5580

 

UofA Football vs. Southern Utah 2:00PM

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

 

Neighborhood Block Party 3:00PM - 7:00PM

We’re celebrating national Meet Your Neighbor Day with a Block Party! There will be food trucks, carnival games, music, inflatables, information booths, fun, laughter, and of course neighbors getting to know each other in a friendly and informal atmosphere/AND some special neighbors will be making an appearance – come meet Wonder Woman, Elsa, and T-Rex! Faith Christian Fellowship of Tucson 3141 W. Ironwood Hill Dr. 792-3238

 

Marana Farm Festival 4:00PM - 9:00PM

Free! Live Music-Beer Garden-Carnival Booths-Food Vendors-Agricultural Education-Boondocking-Pumpkin Race-Petting Zoo-Rodeo Demonstrations-Rodeo Activities for Kids-Mutton Bustin-Boot Scramble-Stick horse barrel racing-Dummy roping/Marana Heritage River Park (farm) 12375 North Heritage Park Dr. (Town of Marana 382-1999)

 

Tucson Greek Festival 2018 4:00PM - 11:00PM

$3/Children under 12 Free/Free Admission to Active Duty Military, Fire, Police and First Responders with ID Card...and "Thank You for Your Service!" Authentic Greek Food-Beverages-Divine Pastries-Greek Deli-Live Music-Greek Dancing-Greek Imports-Kids Games-Door Prizes & Much More! St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 1145 East Fort Lowell Rd. 888-0505

 

Aloft Tucson University Tailgates 4:30PM

Free, All Ages/join us for tailgates before every home UA game! Illegal Pete’s will be sell delicious street tacos, KRQQ will be here live with music and giveaways, and we’ll be serving refreshing Sentinel Peak brews-Lots of giveaways and a GRAND PRIZE at the end of the season! Aloft Tucson University Hotel 1900 E. Speedway Blvd. (corner of Campbell & Speedway) 908-6800 for more info

 

Cruisin’ - The Music of Smokey Robinson! 6:00PM

$25/$24/$13 With an iconic smooth-as-silk voice and the musical craftsmanship responsible for writing over 4,000 songs, Smokey Robinson was the all-in-one hit factory that could only be found in a place like the Motor City/Whether he was cruising his songs “Shop Around,” “Tracks of My Tears,” or “You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me” to the top of the charts or churning out hits like “My Girl” and “Ain’t that Peculiar” for his Motown stablemates, Smokey is one of the most legendary figures in American music! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

Classic Car Show! 6:00PM - 9:00PM

Car Show Registration 5PM-6PM/Dash pins for the first 75 cars/Enjoy food at Little Anthony's Diner or the outdoor grill/Trophies, prizes, give aways, and a free jumping castle for the kids! Little Anthony's Diner 7010 E Broadway 296-0456 www.littleanthonysdiner.com

 

Cosmic Night! 6:30PM

$29/Party Painting! BLACK LIGHTS, UPBEAT MUSIC & Guaranteed fun! Grab a friend and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you sip some wine and create your own beautiful masterpiece! Wine $5, $6 or $7 per glass or Beer $4/Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

 

Arizona Wildcat Hockey vs. ASU Sun Devils 7:30PM

$12-$16/Meet the Wildcats & Schedule Magnet Giveaway! Tucson Arena 260 S. Church Ave 791-4101

 

Fall Concert Series: The Kevin Pakulis Band 7:30PM

Free/Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St-On the Plaza 622-8848

 

Music by Iron & Wine 8:00PM

$28-$42, All Ages/The Rialto Theatre 318 E Congress St. 740-1000

 

Music by B-Side 9:00PM

B-Side is the premier cover band servicing the greater tucson area with rockin' live performances! Edge Bar Tucson 4635 N. Flowing Wells Rd. 887-9027

 

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Fall Pumpkin Celebration 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colors will be available for picking in our huge pumpkin patch. Already picked pumpkins will be available at the pumpkin stand/Don’t miss out on Arizona’s largest and absolutely amazing CORN MAZE; with 2 levels of difficulty it’s perfect for the entire family! Tons of fun for the whole family! Apple Annie’s Produce Farm 6405 W Williams Rd-Willcox 384-4685

 

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

 

Tucson Greek Festival 2018 12:00PM - 5:00PM

$3/Children under 12 Free/Free Admission to Active Duty Military, Fire, Police and First Responders with ID Card...and "Thank You for Your Service!" Authentic Greek Food-Beverages-Divine Pastries-Greek Deli-Live Music-Greek Dancing-Greek Imports-Kids Games-Door Prizes & Much More! St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church 1145 East Fort Lowell Rd. 888-0505

 

Oktoberfest 12:00PM - 5:00PM

Enjoy German beer, traditional German food, live German music and dancing, and family fun-No dogs permitted during Oktoberfest/Free admission-Minimal parking and highway fees/Mt. Lemmon Ski Valley 10300 Ski Run Rd. 576-1321

 

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

 

50 Pounds From Stardom! 2:00PM

EventHighStart 2 Times: 2PM & 6PM, $20/A contagious, comedy-packed, music-filled show about one singer’s attempts to “make it big” in show business, and her niece’s lifelong dream to walk in her shoes-Audiences of all shapes and sizes will love the hilarious parody and storytelling, and be captivated by the exceptional vocal talents of these two incredible performers/This show delivers a timely message of triumph over adversity, which will resonate with women everywhere, and have everyone laughing, crying, and feeling 50 pounds lighter! With 50 POUNDS FROM STARDOM, you can’t lose! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

 

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

 

Popovich’s Comedy Pet Theater 3:00PM

$17 & up/Entertainment for the whole family, featuring the unique blend of comedy and juggling skills of former Moscow Circus veteran Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets/His entourage consists of world-class jugglers, Diamond the Shetland Pony and over 30 performing pets including house cats and dogs (all rescued from animal shelters!) geese, white doves and parrots/Special Guest Opener Caitlyn Smith/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W. Congress 547-3040

 

Nashville Hit Songwriters Show 5:00PM - 11:00PM

$10 cover/An intimate evening with Nashville hit songwriters including writers for Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton, Trisha Yearwood, Kellie Pickler/Hear the music, stories behind the songs how the songs came about-Porkchop will MC/The Maverick 6622 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 298-0430

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