Featured Upcoming Events in Tucson and Southern Arizona

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November has 5 Weekends! Get out there and Do Something! The weather is great.
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See our full calendar of events here. FIND an EVENT by event type or location.
Check out our new Performing Arts page, listing venues and websites. There is plenty to do! Season Tickets for many venues are now on Sale.
Annual Events for November
Empire Ranch Roundup and Open House. Nov 1
Tucson Celtic Festival and Highland Games,
Oct 31 – Nov. 2. Rillito Park
• Cyclovia Tucson. Nov 2 . 10am -3pm. See the route here.
Holiday Artisans Market Tucson Museum of Art, November 21- 23 from 10am – 5pm.
El Tour de Tucson; Saturday, November 22
American Indian Heritage Powwow and Craft Market, November 28-30. 10am to dusk.

Dia de los Muertos Events
• Arivaca Dia del los Muertos Parade and Fall Festival; Saturday, November 1; 9am – 3pm
Picture This! Dia de los Muertos for the Family – A Free event at the Tucson Museum of Art –  Sunday November 2 12-3pm.
• Tubac Dia de los Muertos Festival Tubac Presidio; November 2; 10am – 4pm
El Dia de los Muertos Parade – Downtown Tucson Sunday, November 9

Things to Do this Weekend

Ms. Karen’s Pics

Fun and Frugal – Desert Gardens Tohono Chul, Saturday 10am.
• The Figure Examined New Exhibit, Tucson Museum of Art.
• The Arizona Folklore Preserve is open for the season! Saturday’s and Sundays, 2pm


Evening Entertainment

• A new season for Carnival of Illusion! Gotta see the new show!
• TSO presents a Moveable Musical Feast at the Arizona Inn. Sunday 5:30. Tickets here.
 First Saturdays Concert at Catalina State Park 6:30-8:00pm


Kid Approved• Halloween Spooktacular at the Children’s Museum. Friday 10-2pm
• Halloween Sky Night Viewing at Agua Caliente Park. Friday, 6-8pm.
Picture This! Dia de los Muertos; Tucson Museum of Art, Sunday, 12-3pm
Model Airplane Make N Take at Pima Air & Space Museum. Saturday Nov. 1 1-2:30pm Reservations recommended.
Rescue a Rat! at Bookmans Speedway. 1st Saturdays 2-4pm.
14th Annual Roundup and Open House at Empire Ranch. Saturday, Nov.1. Great Family Event. View last year’s show here.

Children's Museum

• Spend the Day at the Tucson Children’s Museum!
Sunday Nov 2 is 4th Annual Family Arts and Music Day11am – 2pm

Every Second Saturday is $2 admission day at the Children’s Museum.

The New Desert Museum Aquarium

Boy Watching Seahorses

On a clear Sunday morning in early February, Neighbor Roy, Ms. Karen, & I arrived at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum for our 2nd Behind The Scenes tour, this time of the new Warden Aquarium. Lacey was our guide for our group of 8, including two little boys who looked to be about 4 and 6 [...]

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Kids State Museum Every Saturday, Free with admission to the Arizona State Museum, Cultural Crafts for the Kids. Adults $5, Children Free. Learn more here.


Nature & Hiking

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