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Annual Events

Tucson Rodeo

FEBRUARY 2020

This month is dominated by the Gem Show and the Fiesta de Los Vaqueros. The Rodeo Parade is always the Thursday after the Rodeo begins. It is a Tucson tradition that the kids get out of school for this event.  The weather is improving.

• American Indian Exposition, Jan 26-Feb 16, 2020
Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, Feb 1 - Feb 16, 2020
Cochise County Cowboy Poetry and Music Gathering, Feb 7-8, 2020
Savor Food and Wine Festival, Feb 8, 2020
Annual Fort Lowell Day Celebration, Feb 8, 2020
• 35th Annual Florence Historic Home Tour, Feb 8, 2020
• Rillito Park Horse Races -Feb 8 - March 22, 2020
Tubac Festival of the Arts, Feb 5 - 9, 2020
• Statehood Day at El Presidio del Tucson, Feb 14, 2020
• Cruise, BBQ & Blues Classic Car Show, Feb 15, 2020
Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival, Saturdays and Sundays, Feb 8 - March 29, 2020
Tombstone Vigilante Days, February 15-16, 2020
La Fiesta de Los Vaqueros Feb 15 - 23, 2020
Tucson Rodeo Parade Feb 20,  2020
Tubac Open Studio Tour, February 21- March 15, 2020


Coming Up

• Hurry. The Gardens Gala is upon us. Saturday, February 1. Tucson Botanical Garden
The Book of Mormon at Centennial Hall, February 11 - 16, 2020.
John Mayall at the Rialto, February 1, 8pm
Wynonna at the Fox, February 9 , 7pm
Classic Albums Live at the Fox,  performing Hotel California, February 8, 7:30pm
• The Fox is Raffling off 2 Tickets: Shows for a year. Drawing to be held February 27.

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 their new season.
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

See more on our Calendar of Events this week.

Mata Ortiz Pottery Show at the Museum of Miniatures, Friday & Saturday.

• See the sandhill cranes at Whitewater Draw. With so much rain, should be a sight to see.
• This year the Arizona Folklore Preserve has a great lineup. If you have not tried it or been in a while, go. A great small venue with great performers. Weekends.


Performing Arts & Entertainment

Check out our Performing Arts Page. All the great venues for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

Benefit for the Tucson Folk Festival Saturday 6:30pm - 11pm

ONGOING
Second Saturday's Downtown. See Venues here. Updates are spotty at best.
Courtyard Music at the Mercado San Agustin, Saturdays 6-9 pm
Steam Pump Ranch Concerts, Second Saturdays, 10:30 am - 12 pm


COMMUNITY

Benefits & Volunteering

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

Dan's Hunger 100 Run, Join him. February 1, 5am - 5pm

• Enter the Luxury Raffle Drawing here. Sponsored by Tucson Botanical Gardens

• 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.
• PACC has a PET Store now. Contribute by buying your pets needs here.
• Become a Docent at the Arizona History Museum.
• The Mission Garden needs Gardeners, Greeters and Go-Getters!
Reid Park Zoo has many volunteer positions available.


Art Exhibits & Museums - NOW SHOWING


Artist Talk, Tony Foster, Sunday at 2pm. RSVP.  Featured in the Western Sublime at TMA.

African for the first time, January 30 - March 10 Joseph Gross Gallery, UA
Tombstone Quilt Show, All February

GARDENS & ART

Oaxacan Folk Art, Collector's Conversation, Saturday 2-3:30, TMA. Exhibit continues through August 2020.
Harry Brorby, The Strength of a Cold Line, Tucson Museum of Art, October 19 - February 9, 2020.
The Western Sublime: Majestic Landscapes of the American West, TMA, October 19 - February 9, 2020.

ONGOING
• Free First Thursdays at the Tucson Museum of Art, from 5-8pm
Art in the Park, Exhibits at Tohono Chul Park. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Butterflies and their Plants, Sundays at 10am Tohono Chul Park.
Second Sundaze Family Day at the Tucson Museum of Art. Sunday 10am - 5pm Free Admission


History & Education

• Yaqui Ways of Today at Tumacacori National Park, Sunday at 1 pm
Calabasas and Guevavi Mission Tour, Saturday at 9 am

ONGOING
Mission Tours from Tumacacori start January 4, 2020 through March 30, 11am & 2pm
• Candle Dipping or Soap Making, 2nd Saturdays at Ft. Lowell Historical Museum.
Tours of Hacienda de la Canoa. Tuesdays and Saturdays at 11am
• 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
• Docent led Presidio Tours, Sundays and Thursdays at 11am
Mission Archaeology at the Mission Garden, 4th Saturdays, 9am


Parks, Gardens, Science, Nature, Health & Hiking

CLASSES/LECTURES/TALKS

Thursday Gardening Hour at the Kitchen Garden, 8 am through April.

HIKES / NATURE WALKS / CRITTER SIGHTINGS

ONGOING

Sunday Hikes in Catalina State Park, Sundays at 8am.
River Walks along the San Pedro, Saturdays at 9am Winter, 8am Summer.
Walk in the Park, Learn the Ecology of the Sonoran Desert while walking the ground of Tohono Chul Park. Most days, specific times
Reptile Ramble, Lean about the Critters of Tohono Chul Park . Fridays at 10am.
Butterflies and their Plants at Tohono Chul Park, Saturdays and Sundays at 10am
Guided Bird Hikes, Catalina State Park, Sundays at 8 am.
Birds of Tohono Chul Park, several days/times a week.
• Environmental Operation Park in Sierra Vista invites you to an EOP Bird Walk every Sunday, 8am winter, 7am in the summer.
Twilight Thursdays and Al Fresco Fridays, Tucson Botanical Garden is open 5 - 8pm
Tour the Mission Garden, Wednesday - Saturdays, 8am-2pm.
Desert Landscaping at Tohono Chul Park, 3rd Saturdays at 10 am
• The Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium always has fascinating exhibits.
Bird Walks for Beginners at Colossal Cave Mountain Park, Last Saturday monthly.

 


FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Museum of Miniatures

Join the Boys Chorus, Rehearsals, Wednesday, Februrary 29, 4:30pm
Oro Valley Kids Concert Saturday at 10 am
Storytime with Cookie Mouse and more, Saturday at 2 pm
Tiny Tales for Tots Saturday at 10:30 the Museum of Miniatures.

ONGOING
Tiny Tales for Tots at the Museum of Miniatures, 3rd Wednesdays 10:30am
Locomotive Saturdays at the Transportation Museum.
• Soap Making and/or Candle Making at Ft. Lowell Museum. Every 2nd Saturday.
Family Brain Boost at the Children's Museum. Science projects for the Family. Saturdays and Sundays, 11am
Roll Out Science, Sundays at the Children's Museum, 1:30pm
Culture Craft Saturdays at Arizona State Museum. 10:30am - 2pm
• The Gadsden Pacific Toy Train Museum is Open most 2nd and 4th Sundays except in the Summer.
Patagonia Lake State Park Boat Tours run April - October. You can still rent a boat.
My Time Inclusion Program at the Children's Museum, 3rd Saturdays at 9am
Model Airplane Make N Take, 1st Saturdays, Pima Air & Space Museum
Imagine Rockets, 2nd Saturdays, Pima Air & Space Museum
How Things Fly, 3rd Saturdays, Pima Air & Space Museum