Featured and Upcoming Events in Tucson and Southern Arizona

Highlighted Events and Festivals

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Things to Do this Weekend

Ms. Karen’s Pics


Evening Entertainment

Friday, April 18

Saturday, April 19

  • Chamber Lab presents Buster Keaton’s The General At the FOX!
  • Arizona Theatre Company presents Venus in Fur at the Temple of Music and Art. 4 & 8pm.

Sunday, April 20

  • Arizona Theatre Company presents Venus in Fur at the Temple of Music and Art. 2pm

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Children's Museum

Easter Celebration at the Children’s Museum! Saturday 10 am – 1pm. Make Easter Baskets to hold those eggs. 11 am Easter Egg hunt in the courtyard.

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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Black-Butterfly-TBGButterfly Magic continues at the Tucson Botanical Gardens every day. Kids will love it!

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

Alien Invasion of the Plant Kind; Daily through April at the Tucson Botanical Gardens.
Friday
Bird Walks Mondays and Fridays at Patagonia Lake State Park.
Bird Walks Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at Catalina State Park

Saturday
Saturdays at Patagonia Lake State Park there are several Discovery Boat Tours offered. More information here.

Mission Garden Tours every Saturday, currently from 12-4. A little bit nature, conservation, history. More information at the Friends of Tucson Birthplace.

Sunday

Sundays, at the Sierra Vista Environmental Operations Park is a docent lead Bird Walk at 8am. Learn more about it in this video by Mike Foster.


Ongoing Events


Children's MuseumTucson Children’s Museum
  - The 2nd Saturday of every month is $2 admission for everyone in the family!

Video thumbnail for vimeo video A Video History of the San Pedro River AreaThe Friends of the San Pedro River sponsor an Interpretive Walk every Saturday through March. Learn More on our Calendar Page


Carnival of Illusion IIThere are a few opportunities left to Enjoy the Magic of the Carnival of Illusion here in Tucson. To see what nights are available through February, visit the website for Carnival of Illusion.


Black-Butterfly-TBGButterfly Magic continues at the Tucson Botanical Gardens every day. Kids will love it!


ArizonaFolklorepreservesignThe Arizona Folklore Preserve in Ramsey Canyon is open for the season. A different show every Saturday and Sunday.
Read our review here. Then go to the website to reserve a date with Folk music.


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