Love Music? On a Budget?

Crystal Stark

Do you love music but can’t afford the upscale venues around Tucson? Here is a suggestion. Fred Fox School of Music – Visit this page to find a plethora of musical events, performed by students of music. most venues are free or $5. … Continue reading

Where Is This? Guess Correctly and You May Win A Prize

three Crosses

Please submit your best guess to: info@southernarizonaguide.com. We will update this post next week with the place, the name of the winner, and some interesting related history. The Prize: $10 off any one of our guided tours or 50% off our E-Book: Southern Arizona’s Extraordinary History. The winner will have … Continue reading

Where Is This? Guess Correctly and You May Win A Prize.

Monument to Ed Schieffelin who founded Tombstone AZ in 1879

Please submit your best guess to: info@southernarizonaguide.com. We will update this post next week with the place, the name of the winner, and some interesting related history. The Prize: $10 off any one of our guided tours or 50% off our E-Book: Southern Arizona’s Extraordinary History. The winner will have … Continue reading

Arizona Grants Women’s Suffrage as it Becomes the 48th State

November 5, 1912 Despite some claims that Arizona was the first state to grant women’s suffrage, this is a mistake. The Arizona Constitution included women’s suffrage when it was ratified and Arizona became the 48th state admitted to the Union in 1912. However, several other states had already granted women … Continue reading

New Passport Is Here: Have Fun, Save Money!

14th Edition Tucson Passport

For many years, we at Southern Arizona Guide have recommended Tucson Passport (aka Book of Fun) to our visitors. It’s consistently the best deal in town. You buy a Passport for $20. You take it to participating area attractions and get 2 for the price of 1 admissions and other … Continue reading

A Deal for the Gaslight Theatre

Gaslight Theater interior

Everyone who has been in Tucson for more than a year has probably heard of the Gaslight Theatre. If not, see our review of this professional theatre of camp acting. The Gaslight Theatre and Little Anthony’s Diner are Tucson staples. They keep their prices affordable so that everyone might enjoy … Continue reading

Walk the Turquoise Trail

mural on wall of Presidio San Agustin de Tucson

Many long time Tucsonan’s have not heard of the Turquoise Trail in downtown Tucson where you can explore Tucson’s historical landmarks on a self-guided walking tour. The 2.5-mile trail takes you to 23 sites, including Hotel Congress, Armory Park, the Pima County Courthouse, and Fox Tucson Theatre. A turquoise-colored line … Continue reading

Do You Take Your Boat Out on the Water?

The Arizona Game & Fish Department is running a campaign this summer to let everyone know, that if you take your boat out on the water it is law to Drain and Dry your Boat before leaving the site. This is to curtail spread of the Aquatic Invasive Species the … Continue reading

Flandrau Planetarium Gets a Renovation

The Flandrau Planetarium will be closed this summer for Renovation. When it reopens on August 26, visitors to the Flandrau this summer will receive a coupon for 50% off on one of the new and exciting planetarium shows coming this fall! Read about the new Planetarium here. … Continue reading

Living With Coyotes

Coyote

Arizona Game & Fish Department estimates that about 200,000 coyotes live in Arizona. They are equally at home in the wild, in our cities and in the suburbs; anywhere they can snatch a meal.

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