See our full Calendar of Events here. FIND an EVENT by event type or location.
If you can't find it here, look at our new list of websites that have Special Events here.
Check out our Performing Arts page, listing venues and websites. Season Tickets for many venues are now on sale.
Visiting Southern Arizona and looking for what will be happening while you are here?
Our Annual Events Page will help you plan your year!

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APRIL 2017

Come on out! the weather is fine!

Annual Events in April

From our Annual Events page.
• Empire Ranch Spring Trail Ride, April 1, 2017
29th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival, Feb 11-April 2, 2017
• Cyclovia Sunday, April 2, 2017
Country Thunder April 6-9, 2017
• The Annual Rose Tree Festival, April 7-8, 2017 - Tombstone
SAHBA Home & Patio Show, April 7-9, 2017
• UA Spring Fling April 7-9, 2017
• Tucson Botanical Gardens Ultimate Home Garden Day Trip,  April 8, 2017
• 6th Annual Paper Airplane Flyoff, April 8, 2017
• 8th Annual Copper City Vintage Baseball, April 8-9, 2017.
Fox Theatre's 87th Birthday 2017 The Sound of Music! April 9, 2017
• Arizona International Film Festival April 19-30, 2017
• Pima County Fair April 20 - 30, 2017
• 35rd Annual Tucson Mariachi Conference - April 26 -29, 2017
Marana Bluegrass Festival, Friday - Sunday, April 28-30, 2017
• 43nd Annual Rodders Days - April 29, 2017
If you find something very special that we should know about send us an email at: info@southernarizonaguide.com.

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• It's FREE National Park Week, Get into over 400 National Parks Free, April 15,16, 22,23
Thank you for Serving - The Benefit, Sunday at the Fox!
Health and Wellness Expo at the DoubleTree at Reid Park, Saturday 9 - 4pm
Tombstone at Twilight, Saturday 5pm - ?


Volunteerism

• Become a Docent at the Arizona History Museum.


Arts & Entertainment

Season Tickets for many venues are still available. Check out our Performing Arts Page.
• Something Something Theatre presents Dov and Ali through April 22.
• Invisible Theatre presents Live a Little, Through April 27
Arizona Chamber Music, Cello and Piano, Sunday at 3pm
Sierra Vista Spring Concert, Saturday 6pm.
Concert Series at Tucson Premium Outlets. Saturday  4 - 6pm

ONGOING
• A favorite of ours is the Arizona Folklore Preserve, every weekend a different show. 2pm Saturdays and Sundays
Sundays in the Garden, Spring Concert Series 1:30pm at Tohono Chul Park


Ongoing Exhibits

• Wall of Faces at the AHS through July 4
• Frida Kahlo, Art, Garden, Life at Tucson Botanical Gardens, through May 31
• The Art and Science of Portrait Miniatures at the Mini Museum, through April 16
Modern Art from the Permanent Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, through July 23.
The Dazzled Eye at the Desert Art Museum, through May 28
3 Photo Exhibits of Japanese Internment at the Desert Art Museum, through April 30.


History

ONGOING
Wall of Faces through July 4th
Transportation Museum's Lecture Series, Sundays at 3pm.
• Tours of Hacienda de la Canoa. Saturdays at 12pm
• Docent led Tours of the Empire Ranch, 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 11am.


Nature & Hiking

Stargazing at Canoa Ranch, Friday at 6:00pm
Owl Walk, 7pm Friday at Tucson Mountain Park
A Night Under the Stars, Saturday at 7pm Agua Caliente Park
The Art of Paying Attention, Saturday at 9am, Agua Caliente Park

ONGONG
Butterfly Magic at TBG through May 31.
• Sunday Hikes in Catalina State Park, Sundays at 8am.
• Guided Bird Hikes, Catalina State Park, Sundays at 8 am.
Tour the Mission Garden, Saturdays, 10am-2pm in Winter, 8am-12pm in Summer.
• Environmental Operation Park in Sierra Vista invites you to an EOP Bird Walk every Sunday, 8am winter, 7am in the summer.
• River Walks along the San Pedro, Saturdays at 9am Winter, 8am Summer.


For Kids and Families

ASARCO Discovery Tour

Mini Museum is having a Rummage Sale, Saturday at 9am
TSO for Kids, Sunday at 2pm
•  Legos Robotics at the Pima Air and Space Museum, Saturday at 1pm
• TSO presents Kalimba Kee at Zoo! Saturday at 5pm.
Paint out in the Park for Kids, Saturday at 9am, Agua Caliente Park

ONGOING
Locomotive Saturdays at the Transportation Museum.
• Boots and Saddle Club at Ft. Lowell, A different Craft program every Sunday. Closed New Year's Day.
S.T.E.A.M. Sundays at the Children's Museum. $3 Admission. Closed New Year's Day.
• Family Brain Boost at the Children's Museum. Science projects for the Family. Saturdays, 1-5pm
Culture Craft Saturdays at Arizona State Museum. 10:30am - 2pm
•  Kids Create at the Museum of Miniatures, 2nd Saturdays, 1-4pm
• The Toy Train Museum is open most 2nd and 4th Sundays 12:30 - 4:30pm
• Patagonia Lake State Park Boat Tours.