FIND an EVENT on our full calendar.

6/29/20 Events are slowly coming back online, either virtually or physically. Please check with the venue before attending and check protocols for attendance. Most of all, protect yourself and others. We do not want to have a repeat sequestration period. Many events are still canceled.

Please consider a Membership or Donation to your favorite Venue. Help them make it through this difficult time.

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.

As always, please verify with the event organizer that the event is taking place.

Visiting Southern Arizona and looking for what will be happening while you are here?
Our Annual Events Page will help you plan your visit!

Yellow-headed Blackbird

JULY 2020

The SW Wings Birding Festival will be a Virtual Tour Presentation this year with the hopes that it will be back fully next year. We will provide information when we have it.

4th of July in Bisbee - They take the 4th seriously. Book a room for the weekend, if you can. Bisbee is being super careful these days. 

A Tombstone 4th of July. One guess.
 Invisible Theatre's Sizzling Summer Sounds, July 9  - 21, 2019 TBA 2020?
Southwest Wings Birding Festival, July 29 - August  1, 2020  See above.

 


Sign Up

Please consider a Membership or Donation to your favorite Venue. Help them make it through this difficult time.
• Join the ONLINE Silent Auction for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, taking place June 22 - July 1. Lots of great stuff. Get a preview here.
• Sign up early for the Prickly Pear Harvest, August 16 or 22nd.

SEASON TICKETS
• Season Tickets are on sale for many of the theaters in town. Find out more about the various venues on our Performing Arts Page.
True Concord has announced its new season for 2020-2021.
Become a member of the Fox and get the best seats. (We love the loveseats.)
Broadway in Tucson. Season Tickets are on Sale for the 2019-2020 Season now. Choose the best seats.
Arizona Theatre Company. Venues in Tucson and Phoenix. Season Tickets on Sale now.


Fox Tucson Theatre

Ms. Karen's Pics

Due to the resurgence of the Coronovirus in Arizona venues have again been postponed. 

• The Desert Museum has reopened their doors and also is open Thursday and Saturday Nights in July from 5 -9pm.
Please obey the rules,  Tickets are only sold in Advance. 

See more on our Calendar of Events this week.


Performing Arts & Entertainment

Check out our Performing Arts Page. All the great venues for Tucson and Southern Arizona.
Please consider a membership or donation to your favorite venue. It's worth keeping our community going. 

• For Tombstone Business Openings please visit the Tombstone Chamber of Commerce.
The Loft Cinema has a fresh batch of new films that start streaming Friday. Sign up for a membership. The Loft is a Tucson Tradition.
• Get your concessions curbside for the Loft Streaming Films, Fridays and Saturdays from 1- 5 pm. Find out how here.
• Virtual Concerts Live from Tucson Botanical Gardens every Thursday at 6 pm.  Watch last week's concert now!
• A Borderland's Theatre Series  - Masks Alive! streaming here. Wednesday,  July 8.


COMMUNITY

Benefits & Volunteering

Join the ONLINE Silent Auction for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, taking place June 22 - July 1. Lots of great stuff. Get a preview here.

Make a difference. Join a group, volunteer, donate.

• If you love wildlife and animals, please consider volunteering at the Tucson Wildlife Center. They really need your help and donations.
Empire Ranch Restoration Work 1st Saturdays most months 8-12 pm. Help preserve our heritage.
Volunteer at PACC, Pima Animal Care Center. They desperately need your help. AND if you are a hiker you can get your exercise walking dogs! Please help. It means a world of difference to the animals.
• Did you know that the Arizona State Museum has Docent Training Programs?
• The Mission Garden needs Gardeners, Greeters, and Go-Getters!
Reid Park Zoo has many volunteer positions available.


History & Education

• Take a look around the Presidio del Tucson on a Virtual Tour.
• Visit Casa Grande National Monument. While the Visitor's Center remains closed, the compound with the Big House and ruins, and picnic area are open Tuesday - Saturdays.
• The Pima County Library is a great resource for everyone. Take a look at this page at the Pima County Library. 

• Did you know that the Arizona State Museum has Docent Training Programs?

Classes / Lectures / Talks


Parks, Gardens, Science, Nature, Health & Hiking

The Desert Museum has several Trips and Classes planned. See them all here in one place.

HIKES / NATURE WALKS / CRITTER SIGHTINGS

• In Cochise County, Brown Canyon Ranch and Ramsey Vista Campgrounds are OPEN. Parker Canyon Lakes Campgrounds are OPEN as well. Please call first.

• State Parks and the National Forests are Opening for Hiking. Campgrounds are closed for the most part. Facilities are closed. Here is a list of opened and closed parks and facilities.

• When you are ready; the Sonoran Desert Inn invites you to take a road trip to AJO for some hiking and quality time. It is uniquely suited to host travelers safely.

 


For the Whole Family

Museum of Miniatures

• The Fox Theatre introduces the Virtual Kit Literacy Program beginning  June 19th and every Thursday for a month! Visit the Fox Theatre site for more information.
• The Arizona Historical Society has many educational fun ideas for kids and families. A wealth of ideas here.
• The Children's Museum has stepped up with a great group of activities for Children in the Playology Playbook!
• The Museum of Miniatures will be opening its doors Mid-June with new procedures and protocols! Stay tuned.

• Take a look at this page at the Pima County Library.  They have some great free videos for kids here.

SUMMER CAMPS FOR KIDS

Some Summer Camps are still on.

Tucson Museum of Art Summer Art Camp, Ages 5 - 13, weekly sessions,  June-July
• El Presidio San Agustin del Tucson ages 6-12. 3 week-long sessions
Science Fusion Camps for Kinder Grades through Grade 7 at the Flandrau sell out fast. June 1 - July 10. Register now.
• The Tucson Racquet Club offers Summer Sports Camps by the week for kids May 23 - August 27, 2020.
• Reid Park Zoo Virtual Summer Camp, June 1 - July 31. Tuesday's and Fridays, 1 - 3 pm.
• The Borderlands Theater has an Online Summer Camp from June 22 - July 17 for Ages 7 - 18. It's FREE! Sign up here. 
Camp Invention Connect, K - 6 July 6 - 10