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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure!
Turn Tucson into a giant game board with this Family Fun Scavenger Hunt Adventure! Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour/Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history! Play the game, See the sights, and Experience Tucson in a whole new way! www.urbanadventurequest.com/tours/things-to-do/tucson/default.aspx (Save 20%/Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people after Promotion Code: TUCSONHAPPENINGS)
St. Philip's Classic Farmers' Market 8:00AM - 12:00PM
St. Philips Plaza Voted Tucson's Best Farmers' Market 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982 (SEE MORE INFO-ST. PHILIPS CLASSIC) www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/stphilipsplaza
Tucson Metaphysics Fair 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Free admission and parking/Psychics, Mediums, Past Life Readings, Reiki and Spiritual Healing, Tarot, Angel Cards, Palmistry, Astrology, Numerology, Stone readings, Human Design readings, Vendors/Best Western Inn Suites Foothills Hotel 6201 N North Oracle Rd-Just south of Orange Grove (Dave Bodell 579-8930)
Tucson Petting Zoo! 9:00AM - 6:00PM
$8 a person/Includes food for all the animals and a full tour! Come down and meet capybaras, tortoise, goats, chickens, porcupines and lots more! Funny Foot Farms 2405 W. Wetmore Rd. 399-6555 www.tucsonpettingzoo.com OR www.facebook.com/FunnyFootFarm
The WORKship Project 9:30AM - 12:00PM
Every Sunday Morning/Group of volunteers, mostly families, feed between 100 to 300 homeless and disadvantaged Tucsonans at the Z Mansion downtown/WORKship volunteers help run an extensive first-aid station, cook a warm meals and whip up over 150 lunch bags for those in need/Z Mansion 288 North Church Ave. (Volunteers of all ages-including families-need not call ahead, but are invited to come down to help out any Sunday throughout the year)
Sink a Putt for Pets 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Cost: $30 Adults/$10 Kids (12 and under) Are you the king or queen of your local putting green? Don't miss this chance to show off your skills and WIN a Chevy Trax, sponsored by O'Rielly Chevrolet Tucson! Join in on the fundraiser for the Humane Society of Southern Arizona/Participants will have the chance to sink a 10ft putt, 30ft and 60ft putt/Make the 10ft putt and you'll advance to the 30ft putt. Make both and you'll be invited back (Sunday August 19th at 5pm) for your chance to win a Chevrolet Trax by sinking the 60ft putt! Is your child the next Arnold Palmer? They can play too! We'll have a kids-level/10ft putt and a toy car up for grabs! Inside Park Place Mall near Macy's 5870 E Broadway Blvd. (HSSA 321-3704)
Green Chili Roast 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Free samples of roasted green chilies and fresh green chilies/Apple Annie's Orchard 6405 Williams Rd-Willcox 384-4685
Mini Jewish Food Festival 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Free/Our famous mini Jewish food festival featuring samples from some of the best caterers in Tucson! This year's festival is being highlighted with Kingfisher's Pastry Chef, Marianne Banes, challenging our own Rabbi Louchheim to a baking "duel off championship!" Congregation Or Chadash
3939 N Alvernon Way (Eileen Cook 512-8500)
Tucson 243rd Birthday Celebration 11:30AM - 1:30PM
Free/Musical Entertainment by The Southern Comfort Band and Mariachi/Invocation by Francisco Martinez/Master of Ceremonies will be Peter Ochoa/Historian Ken Scoville will give a talk on Tucson history/Tucson Proclamation by Mayor Rothschild/Craft Show/Birthday Cake/Arts & Crafts for Kids/The Southern Arizona Transportation Museum 414 N. Toole Ave. 623-2223
Spaghetti Western Sundays: Django, Kill! (NR) 12:00PM
$8/$6 (1967) In Django Kill, also known as Se Sei Vivo Spara (If You Live, Shoot), genre mainstay Tomas Milian (Run Man Run) stars as a double-crossed bandit who is left for dead before rising from the grave to seek his bloody revenge/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844
Fairy Garden Workshop 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Cathy will show you how to build beautiful bowls filled with succulents and miniatures! The only cost to you is the cost of supplies-We have pots starting at $5, succulents starting at $2.99, and fairy garden miniatures starting at $1/This is a great activity for the whole family! Green Things 3384 E River Rd. 299-9471 to RSVP info
Eos Planetarium Theater Shows 1:00PM
$16/$12, Under 3 free/Perfect Little Planet 1PM (Younger Audiences) Touring the Solar System 2PM We are Stars 3PM (Younger Audiences) Tucson Sky & Beyond 4PM (General Audiences) UA Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR
Painting Class (Blue Bonnets) 2:00PM
$25/Bring a friend, bring the kids and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you create your own beautiful masterpiece! Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com
Gutenberg! The Musical! 2:00PM
$15/$20/$25 2 Times: 2PM & 7:30PM/Hosted by Not Those Wright Brothers/In this two-man musical spoof, a pair of aspiring playwrights perform a backers’ audition for their new project - a big, splashy musical about printing press inventor Johann Gutenberg/With an unending supply of enthusiasm, Bud and Doug sing all the songs and play all the parts in their historical epic, with the hope that one of the producers in attendance will give them a Broadway contract – fulfilling their ill-advised dreams/Catalina Foothills High School Auditorium 4300 E Sunrise Dr. (Facebook)
Adults 2 Times: 3PM & 6PM $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $19.95/Children $11.95/Mammoth City can breathe a sigh of relief now that Gnatman has captured the sinister Jester and this Master of Mayhem is safely behind bars... OR IS HE? Suddenly, the masked crusader is faced with his biggest challenge yet/Not only is the Jester back, he has enlisted the Legion of E.V.I.L.! Will Gnatman alone be able to ward off this threat or will he need help from a very unlikely source? Join us and find out what tricks the Jester has up his sleeve and how Gnatman will keep Mammoth City free of crime! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com (SEE GNATMAN ARTICLE)
Sunday Jam 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Come out and enjoy the incredible diversity of music and delicious food/All ages, family friendly, air-conditioned relaxed setting/No cover charge-Sponsored by the Tucson Jazz Society/Brother John’s 1801 N Stone (Magic Mikey 444-0439)
Oro Valley's Got Talent Finals & Awards 6:00PM
$15/Come watch as these talented hopefuls perform in the semi-finals of Oro Valley's Got Talent! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com
Third Sunday Historical Tours 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Our docents are waiting for you and your friends for a docent led historical tour of Valley of the Moon! Admission is $5/Children 7 & under and Members are Free/Valley of the Moon 2544 E Allen Rd. 323-1331
Family Skate Night 6:00PM - 9:00PM
$6 Individual or $12 for up to 6 Skaters ($3 Skate Rental) Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409
Rick Springfield Presents Best in Show with Loverboy, Greg Kihn 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$25 & up/Casino del Sol AVA Amphitheater 5655 W Valencia Rd. 800-344-9435
Karaoke with DJ Sean 8:00PM
It's always a great time with the added entertainment of your bartender Nathan, and those 50¢ Sunday Tacos! Always open until 2AM/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Ynot Late Night Karaoke 10:00PM
Free, 21+/Cap off your weekend the right way, singing with your friends! The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366
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