Thanksgiving Weekend is here, in case you didn't know! Not many evening events. Plenty of things to do. 

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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Fall Arts and Crafts Festival in Tubac, Saturday, November 3 - 5, 2017
10th Tucson Comic-Con, November 3-5, 2017
• Procession of the Little Angels, Saturday, November 4, 2017
All Souls Procession - Sunday, November 5, 2017
Empire Ranch Roundup and Open House, Saturday, Nov 4, 2017
Tucson Celtic Festival and Highland Games, Nov 3-5, 2017 Rillito Park
Loft Film Festival - Nov 8-12, 2017
98th Veterans Day Parade, Nov 11, 2017
Crush Party at TMA is back! Nov 10, 2017
Fall Toy Train Show and Meet, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 10-11, 2017
9th Annual Sahuarita Pecan Festival, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017
• 38th Annual Southern Arizona Koi Show, November 11-12, 2017
Holiday Artisan's Market, Nov 17-19, 2017
El Tour de Tucson, Saturday, November 18, 2017
Annual Amado Chili Cookoff and Car Show, November 18, 2017
Tubac Fall Art Walk, November 24-25, 2017
Old Pearce Holiday Festival, November 24-25, 2017
American Indian Heritage Powwow and Craft Market, November 24-26, 2017
17th Annual Art Walk, Patagonia,  Friday and Saturday Nov. 25 - 26, 2016
35th Annual Bisbee Home Tour,  Friday and Saturday Nov 24 - 25, 2017

If you find something very special that we should know about send us an email at: [email protected] or you may submit an event for consideration for publication here. Submit an event here.

Plan Ahead for These Events

You will need to sign up in advance for these tours and events. Tickets are Limited.

• After Thanksgiving Wine Tour, Sunday November 26. Get ready for Festivities ahead.

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• Once a year, a Ghost Town comes alive!  Pearce Days Festival!  Friday and Saturday, The Mercantile will be open!
• Patagonia has their Annual Art Walk this weekend.

Charity Benefits and Volunteering

• Become a Docent at the Arizona History Museum.
• The Mission Gardens needs Gardeners, Greeters and Go-Getters!
Reid Park Zoo has many volunteer positions available.
Volunteer at the New PACC Facility. Make a difference to a pet.

Arts & Entertainment

Check out our Performing Arts Page.
There are several great events competing for your leisure time this weekend.

Native American Indian Craft Market, Friday - Sunday Sheraton Tucson
Baskets for All Seasons Demo and Sale, Friday - Sunday, Tubac 10am - 4pm.
An Irish Christmas in America, Sunday at 7pm.

• The Arizona Folklore Preserve is currently offering Free Admission to First time comers! If you have not been, it make for a pleasurable  Saturday or Sunday afternoon in Ramsey Canyon.


Artist Demonstration with James Hauser at the Museum of Miniatures, Saturday, 1-4pm
Cooking with Prickly Pear, Sunday at 3:15pm

Exhibits - NOW SHOWING

Royce Davenport Art Exhibit, Tohono Chul Park, through January 7, 2018
Desert Corridors Art Exhibit, Tohono Chul Park, through February 7, 2018

• Photo Flashback 1987 at the Arizona History Museum, November 2 - February 28, 2018
• Monarchs and Nicos at the Downtown History Museum, October 20 - November 15
Colors to Dye For at the Tucson Desert Art Museum through December 3, 2017
• A New  type of Exhibit at AHS, History Lab. Come see what it is all about.
• Tucson Desert Art Museum, Four Western Women Artists, October 6 - November 26
10X10 Fundraisers Art Exhibit, Tohono Chul Park, Through December 17
Manabu Saito In Porter Hall Gallery, Tucson Botanical Gardens, October 9 - April 1, 2018
Origami in the Garden2 at Tucson Botanical Gardens, October 9 - April 1, 2018
• Permanent Exhibit at the Tucson Desert Art Museum  - American Landscape Masterpieces

History & Education

Blacksmithing Demonstration, Saturday 10:30 - 1:30
Presidio District Walking Tour, Saturday 10:30 - 1:30

• Tours of Hacienda de la Canoa. Saturdays at 12pm
• Docent led Tours of the Empire Ranch, 2nd and 4th Saturdays at 11am.
Free Guided Tours at the Arizona History Museum, 1st & 3rd Saturdays at 11:30am

Nature & Hiking

Sunday's in the Garden 1:30-3:30pm at Tohono Chul Park.
A Guided Bird Walk, Sunday at 9:45

• Soap Making and Candle Dipping, 2nd Saturdays at Ft. Lowell
Twilight Thursdays and Al Fresco Fridays, Tucson Botanical Garden is open 5 - 8pm
• 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 Family

ASARCO Discovery Tour

• Wee Winter Wonderland begins at the Mini Museum.
Children's Adventure Hour,  Saturday at 10:30
Starfari at the IMF, Saturday at 6pm

Art After Dark, 2nd Saturdays 5:30-8pm. FREE
Second SunDaze at TMA, 12pm - 5pm
Locomotive Saturdays at the Transportation Museum.
• Calvary Craft Saturdays at Ft. Lowell Museum
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.
My Time Inclusion Program at the Children's Museum, 3rd Saturdays at 9am
How Things Fly every 3rd Saturday at the Pima Air & Space Museum.