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OCTOBER

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? Check out our Annual Events Page and plan your year!


OCTOBER 2016
Tucson Modernism Week - September 30 - October 8, 2016
Shakespeare in the Park - Weekends at Himmel Park. Sept - Oct, 2016
30th Annual Great Tucson Beer Festival - Oct 1, 2016
Butterfly Magic at TBG begins October 1, 2016.
SAHBA Fall Home & Garden Show - Sept 30 - Oct 2, 2016
• Rex Allen Days Willcox - September 29 - October 2, 2016
Earth Harmony Festival at Avalon Gardens - October 1-2, 2016
Annual Treasure House Estate Sale, October 4-6, 2016
Graham County Fair - October 6-9, 2016
• Tucson Meet Yourself - October 7-9, 2016
Patagonia Fall Festival October 7-9, 2016
Butterfield Stage Days and Rodeo - Benson - October 8, 2016

• Tucson Film and Music Festival October 7 -9, 2016
Vintage Bisbee Wine and Food Tasting, October 8, 2016
Annual Fall Plant Sale at Tohono Chul - October 12, 15, 16, 2016
• 25th Annual Bisbee 1000 -  October 15, 2016
10th Annual Classic Car Show - October 15, 2016
Anza Days  - October 15, 2016
32nd Heritage Blues Festival - October 16, 2016
World Margarita Championships - October 20, 2016
Helldorado Days Tombstone - October 21-23, 2016
• Arts in the Plaza - St. Philips Plaza Oct 22 & 23, 2016
Willcox Wine Festival - October 22 & 23, 2016
Chiles, Chocolate and Day of the Dead, October 28 & 29, 2016
Cyclovia Tucson, October 30, 2016
Dia de los Muertos, October 30, 12-4pm at the Tubac Presidio

Fall Festivals / Halloween

Come back! We will be adding more!
Halloween in the Wild - October 29, 2016 5-7pm
Haunted Histories at Fort Lowell - October 29, 2016
6th Annual Pumpkin Patch - Marana - through Oct. 31, 2016
Buckelow Farms Pumpkin Festival and Corn Maze - West of Tucson, Weekends through October
Terror in the Corn - Friday and Saturday Nights in October - Buckelew Farms
Apple Annies Pumpkin Celebration - Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 1 - 31, 2016, 8:30am - 4pm
Tucson Studios - 28th Annual Nightfall Thursdays - Sundays, Sept 29 - 31, 2016
5th Annual Halloween Party at Kartchner Caverns - TBA for 2016
Colossal Cave Mountain Park - Howl in the Cave, October 30 & 31, 2016
Howl-O-Ween 2016 - at Reid Park Zoo, October 28-30, 2016

Ms. Karen's Pics
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Tucson Moderism Week, Friday, Sept. 30 - October 8, 2016
OctoberFest at Copper Hop Ranch, Elgin  - October 1 & 2 - Reserve your beer here


Arts & Entertainment

Seasons Tickets for many venues are now available.
Sabado Cultural at Bisbee City Park, Saturday, October 1, 6pm

ONGOING

Discoveries Unfinished Art Exhibit through October 11.
• Chasing Villa at the Downtown Arizona History Museum, Ongoing. Good for a HOT day. Closed Sundays.


History

Salon and Saloon Lecture Series, October 1, 3pm at La Cocina

ONGOING
The Life and Legacy of the USS Arizona, Weekdays 9-6 through Dec 23.
Transportation Museum's Lecture Series, Sundays at 3pm.
• Tours of Hacienda de la Canoa. Saturdays.


Nature & Hiking

Birding at Sweetwater Wetlands, Saturday at 7:30am.
Beautiful Night Skies at the Carr House, Sunday at 1pm

ONGOING
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.
• Hummingbird Banding at San Pedro House, Saturdays at 4pm.
Sunday's in the Garden Concert series from 1-3pm.


For Kids and Families

ASARCO Discovery Tour

Take a Mine Tour, Saturdays. Air Conditioned Buses.
• The Flandrau's New Planetarium is now OPEN!
Check it out!
• Boots and Saddle Club at Ft. Lowell, A different Craft program every Sunday.
S.T.E.A.M. Sundays at the Children's Museum. $3 Admission.
• 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

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