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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Get Tickets for the Dinner Theater Playhouse! Every Friday & Saturday Night at 6:30PM/Full 3 course table-served fine dining experience/Award winning Magic Performance/Classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit! Solve the crime, and possibly win the prize! Five Palms Steak & Seafood Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets www.MysteryDinner.Theater ()

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! (Save 20%/Only $39.20 for a team of 2-5 people after Promotion Code: TUCSONHAPPENINGS)

Tucson’s Biggest Yard Sale! 7:00AM - 1:00PM
Hosted by Rock102.1 KFMA/We’re inviting you to shop, enjoy food, drinks and live music! Clean out your closets, sheds and garages and come out to sell your unwanted items! Free vendor parking passes are available at both Creative Vapor locations; Broadway & Craycroft and Campbell & Glenn/One per adult person, while supplies last/Desert Diamond Casino parking lot 7350 S. Nogales Hwy (To become a sponsor or a vendor, contact Scott Romero 407-4522)

Tucson Audubon-Birdwatching Basics (Guilded) 8:00AM - 10:45AM
Easy Walk/After feeder watching at the Center, stroll across Hardy Rd to Arthur Pack Park for some 20 to 30 more species along the 2.3 mile Maeveen Behan desert trail and golf course pond/Great for families-Loaner binoculars available/No registration necessary/Bring Water/Tucson Audubon Mason Center-Arthur Pack Park 9101 N Thornydale Rd. 209-1811

Market On The Move 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Farmer’s market-type atmosphere in Northminster’s parking lot on the third Saturday of the month through May/Purchase up to 60 lbs. of fresh produce for a donation of only $10/Share your produce with other families, and help build a healthy and caring community-Market on the Move is made possible through the 3000 Club/Northminster Presbyterian Church 2450 E Fort Lowell Rd (at Tucson Blvd) 327-7121

WomanKraft Art Center 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Our largest fundraiser, we promise you’ll find something you just can’t live without! From toys, decorations, collections of art books, novels, and kitchen utensils, huge varieties of art supplies, technology and clothing/WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976

Wellton-Mohawk Tractor Rodeo 8:00AM - 4:00PM
Annual community benefit to support the Yuma Regional Medical Foundation/Biscuit & Sausage Breakfast, Barbecue Beef Dinner, Entertainment, Tractor Rodeo games, Antique Tractor Display, Antique Tractor Pull, assorted food and demo booths, games & rides/Wellton-Mohawk Irrigation & Drainage District 30570 Wellton Mohawk Dr-Wellton (YRMC Foundation 928-336-7045)

Tour of Hacienda de la Canoa 9:00AM - 10:00AM
2 Times: 10AM OR Noon/Free/Join a walking tour of the Canoa Ranch headquarters to gain insights into the fascinating stories of the people that lived and worked on the ranch-Visit the historic ranch buildings and corrals, and enjoy scenic views of the Santa Cruz River Valley/Raul M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd-Green Valley 724-5220 for registration info

Free Demonstration Garden Tour 9:00AM - 10:30AM
Our 14 unique Demonstration Gardens will expand your gardening knowledge and give you many ideas for your own landscape. We want to help you become a more successful gardener, so let a Master Gardener volunteer lead you on a journey of discovery through these beautiful and interesting gardens/UofA Pima County Cooperative Extension 4210 N. Campbell Ave. 626-5161 (Meet at the plant clinic)

POW WOW (Produce On Wheels WithOut Waste) 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Contribute $10 to shop for up to 60 lbs. of fresh nutritional rescued produce-share with neighbors, friends, family, or the less fortunate/Most Holy Trinity Church 1300 N. Greasewood Rd/Pima Community College Downtown Campus 1255 N. Stone Ave/Saguaro Christian Church 8302 E. Broadway Blvd/Vision Church 7511 N. Benet Dr. (Cortaro Rd & Silverbell Rd) Hotline 800-551-6764

SARA Public Launch 9:00AM - 1:00PM
(Southern Arizona Rocketry Association) Our mission is promoting the safe enjoyment of model and high power rocketry; encouraging interest by youth in science and engineering; increasing awareness of the hobby among the general public; and enjoying the sheer fun if it/Free for Spectators-Bring a lawn chair for best viewing/Very limited shade at the launch sites, so bring a hat and sunscreen, and please leave pets at home/SARA Launch Site 3580 N Reservation Rd-Marana

9:00AM - 1:00PM
St. Philip's Plaza 4280 N Campbell Ave/Food in Root 261-6982 ()

Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Class 9:00AM - 3:00PM
Oro Valley Police Department personnel will be teaching this self-defense class for females/This training will empower you to fight back against crime with awareness, prevention and risk avoidance/Attendees should wear comfortable workout attire, as this is a physical class consisting of punching and kicking-Water will be provided, and participants may bring healthy, energy-packed snacks/Class is limited to 20 people/The minimum age is 14-Participants must attend all of the sessions (Jan 28th) Oro Valley Church of the Nazarene 500 W. Calle Concordia-Oro Valley (Sgt. Amy Graham 229-5080)

Dillinger Days 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Free & open to the public/Family friendly/Includes three Dillinger’s capture reenactments, historical artifacts exhibit, vintage car show, historic lectures, arts & crafts, historical walking tours of downtown, and the actual Tommy Gun on display/Hotel Congress 311 E Congress St. 622-8848

Yuma Home & Garden Show 9:00AM - 5:00PM
General Admission: $5/Kids 16 & under Free with paying adult/Talk to more than 100 vendors, compare prices, and talk to experts about green building and remodeling! There will be many demos and seminars with leading experts in the home and garden industries/Yuma Civic Center 1440 West Desert Hills Dr-Yuma 928-373-5040

The Plants Tell All ( Hike: 2 hours, 1½ miles) 9:45AM
Join a park naturalist to learn the secrets of what ties the plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert together. Plant survival, insects and spiders, birds and mammals-nothing is off limits for discussion on this discovery trek through the desert/For this moderate walk, closed-toed shoes, a hat, and water are required/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

Painting Class (Cupcake OR Sacred Heart) 10:00AM
$25/Bring a friend, bring the kids and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you create your own beautiful masterpiece! 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675

Volunteer Presentation Series 10:00AM - 11:00AM
"USS Midway" by: Don Campbell/Free with paid or member admission/Pima Air & Space Museum-Stitt Education Center (Admin Hangar) 6000 E. Valencia Rd. 574-0462

Mosaic and Collage Work Group 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Adults/Experience the joy of creating through collage and mosaic art/The variety and possibilities are endless whether you are new to the craft or have experience/A variety of paper, tile and mixed media materials will be available and you are invited to bring your own special materials to use and share/Flowing Wells Library 1730 W. Wetmore Rd. 594-5225

Desert Labrador Retriever Rescue Meet & Greet 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Meet some of our available labs/Petsmart 3850 W River Rd.

Locomotive Saturdays at Historic Train Depot 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Free! Explore regional transportation history, and see a freight trains passing by, or ring the locomotive bell! Southern Arizona Transportation Museum located in the Historic Train Depot 414 N. Toole Ave. 623-2223

Living with Urban Wildlife Showcase 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Free/Wildlife interactions are a part of everyday life-Drop in through the day to meet live animals and take part in family-friendly activities to learn about the amazing wildlife that thrive in our neighborhoods/Homeowners will want to stop by the mobile exhibit to learn practical tips for excluding wildlife from your living spaces-All ages welcome/Feliz Paseos Park 1600 N Camino De Oeste 615-7855

Cave Fest 10:00AM - 3:00PM
The park will have hour-by-hour activities, displays, presentations about the science of the cave and the cave will be open for tours-Please note all tours should be reserved in advance/Kartchner Caverns State Park 2980 Arizona #90 Benson 928-289-4106 (Park Entrance Fee $7 Per Vehicle)

La Encantada Fine Art Festival 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Free/From metalwork to locally-designed fashion, this is sure to be a visual surprise for all ages/Featuring the finest artwork in Southern Arizona and captivating performances set in breath-taking mountain views as attendees browse extraordinary art in all forms/La Encantada Shopping Center 2905 E Skyline Dr. (SEE FINE ART FESTIVAL ARTICLE)

Repticon Tucson Reptile & Exotic Animal Show 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Adults $10/Children $5/Under 5 Free/Featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes-Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone! Pima County Fairground 11300 S. Houghton Rd. 762-9100

17th Annual Street Fair/Car Show 10:00AM - 5:00PM
More than 180 exhibitors sell art, pottery, jewelry, clothing, sculptures, food, entertainment, 180 unique cars and bikes, free, Street Fair and activities/Historic Downtown Casa Grande 836-8744

Nanette's Baguette Storytime 11:00AM
Barnes & Noble (Eastside) 5130 E. Broadway Blvd. 512-1166 OR Barnes & Noble (Westside) 7325 N. LaCholla Blvd. 742-6402

Pallet Garden Class 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Learn how to make your very Pallet Garden-The workshop is free but the supplies are sold individually, (Plants, Soil, Pallet) Bring in your own pallet, or purchase one of our pre-made pallets! Green Things Garden Center 3384 E River Rd. 299-9471

Audubon Lecture Series: Where Does Water Come From? 12:00PM
Free/Learn about the source of the Tucson Basin’s water supply and its hydrologic cycle, from groundwater recharge to well water extraction/The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr-Oro Valley 622-6014 (Call to reserve your seat)

Master Gardeners Presentation: Tomatoes For The Desert 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Yes, tomatoes DO grow here! Learn the tricks of the trade from Master Gardeners so that you too can pick fresh, ripe tomatoes from your most successful garden ever-Please note: The talk takes place from 12-1PM with time for Q & A from 1-1:30PM/Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500

Wellness Fair 2017 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Local health and wellness practitioners from all fields will be on hand to help you with variety of services/Bookmans-Speedway 6230 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-9555

Historical Tour of Agua Caliente Park 12:30PM - 1:30PM
Free/Enjoy a guided walk around the lush grounds and historic buildings and gain insights into the rich farming and ranching history of the site-All ages welcome/Registration Not Required/Agua Caliente Park 12325 Agua Caliente Park Rd. 615-7855

Author Reading and Signing 1:00PM
Local author Carol Markstrom "Dance of the Desert" Children's event/Barnes & Noble (Eastside) 5130 E. Broadway Blvd. 512-1166

Mountain Lions! (Talk) 1:00PM
Sabino Canyon Visitors Center 5900 N. Sabino Canyon Rd. 749-2861

Master Gardeners Presentation: Tomatoes For The Desert 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Adults/Yes, tomatoes DO grow here! Learn the tricks of the trade from Master Gardeners so that you too can pick fresh, ripe tomatoes from your most successful garden ever/Quincie Douglas Library 1585 E. 36th St. 594-5335

HOPE Animal Shelter 1:00PM - 3:00PM
HOPE is an incredible resource for the well-being of our four legged friends here in the Tucson community/To learn more about them and the amazing things they do for us stop by the store! Bookmans-Grant 1930 E. Grant Rd. 325-5767

Heidi Stober, soprano & Andrew Craig Brown, baritone 2:00PM
Free/Tucson Symphony Center 2175 N. Sixth Ave. 882-8585

The White Snake by Mary Zimmerman 2:00PM
$35/2 Shows: 2PM & 7:30PM/Based on the ancient Chinese tale of a magical white snake that comes down the mountain in the form of a woman to hear the wisdom of humanity and falls in love with a young scholar/The Rogue Theatre 300 E. University Blvd. 551-2053

Silhouettes at Sundown (Hike: 3 hours, 2 ½ miles) 2:45PM
Reservations required/Trek along an arroyo as the setting sun magically silhouettes the Southwest’s most famous icon – the giant saguaro/This walk is one-third sandy wash with a few rock outcroppings, one-third hill with a gentle grade, and one-third dirt road/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

UofA Gymnastics vs. Iowa State 4:00PM
$8/$5 UofA McKale Arena 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS

Tucson Premium Outlets Concert Series 4:00PM - 7:00PM
Music by Greg Spivey Band/With a mix of current, and older Country, and some classic Rock & Roll thrown in, you are guaranteed to have a great time! Free Admission/Guests are invited to bring their own chairs-Limited seating is provided/Concerts are three 45 minute sets/Tucson Premium Outlets 6401 Marana Center Blvd. (SAACA 797-3959) ()

Wine Tasting: "Blind Tasting" 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Flight of six wines for $10 ($2 discount for take home purchase greater than $10, FREE with case purchase) 3063 N. Alvernon 323-3063

"The Two Amigos!" 6:00PM
2 Times: 6PM & 8:30PM/ Reynaldo and Paco, circus performers who bill themselves as "The Two Amigos", have agreed to appear at a fiesta in the sleepy village of Santa Feliz/While performing their routines, they accidently become involved in the affairs of the townspeople/The helpless citizens of Santa Feliz are at the mercy of the evil Comandante Maximo and there is no one who can thwart his plans to secure his grip on the local government! Or is there? Join the escapades of the bumbling Two Amigos as they laugh, love and fight their way into the hearts of the people of Santa Feliz! 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428

Adult Painting Class (Sugar Skulls) 6:30PM
$35/Grab a friend and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you sip some wine and create your own beautiful masterpiece! 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675

Dinner Theater

Mystery & Magic Dinner Theater at the Five Palms! 6:30PM
Dinner Theater Playhouse! Take a full three course table-served fine dining experience; combine it with a classic, hilarious 3-act, interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Whodunit; throw in the setting of an award winning Magic Performance and be prepared for one of the most unique and memorable experiences of a lifetime/Watch an audience volunteer actually be sawn in half/Solve the crime, and possibly win the prize! Five Palms Steak & Seafood Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets www.MysteryDinner.Theater ()

Tucson Rodeo & Parade Barn Dance 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$5, 21& Over/Come celebrate the KICK OFF of the 2017 Tucson Rodeo & Parade Season! Featuring Live Music from Jack Bishop, Food, Raffle and Cash Bar-No advance tickets, pay at the door/Bring family, friends and relatives! Tucson Rodeo Grounds 4823 S 6th Ave. 294-1280 (Doors Open 5PM)

Music by LakiBilly 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Billy Shaw Jr and Laki Skouras will be here for your entertainment, playing all your favorite Country Rock hits/Stillhouse Grill and Bar 9155 E Tanque Verde Rd. 749-2299

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe 7:30PM
$5/Tired of going to the movies? In the mood for something different? Why not try a hilarious Improv Comedy Show? Family Friendly Show! 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076 (Tickets available online or at the door)

The Fab Four: Ultimate Beatles Tribute 7:30PM
$29.50 & up/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W Congress St. 547-3040

Buyer & Cellar by Jonathan Tolins 7:30PM
$18/$20 An irresistible one-man play with the most delicious fictitious premise—an underemployed Los Angeles actor goes to work as a shopkeeper in the basement of Barbra Streisand’s Malibu home/Laugh out loud as this play utilizes wit and perspicacity to poke fun at the solitude of celebrity, the love-hate attraction between men and divas, and the melancholy that lurks beneath narcissism/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

2nd Annual Pucks for Paws! 7:30PM
$9/$13/$16 UofA Wildcat Hockey vs. University of Utah/Purchase an additional $5 doggy ticket at the door and bring your favorite well-behaved dog to the game! 100% of the doggie ticket sales will come back to HSSA and the homeless animals we serve/There will be raffle prizes and a silent auction! Tucson Arena 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101

Bernadette Peters 8:00PM
$35 & up/UofA Centennial Hall 1020 E. University Blvd. 621-3341

Desert Moon Blues 8:00PM
$5/Presented by the Tucson Blue Dancers-All are welcome/3rd Saturday of each month/Blues dancing lesson from 8PM-9PM/Dancing from 9PM-midnight/Movement Culture 435 E. 9th St. 603-8043

Tower of Power (SOLD-OUT) 8:00PM
The Rialto Theatre 318 E Congress St. ()

Music by Flipside 8:00PM
$5 cover starting at 8/Dance class 7PM-8PM/The Maverick Country Club 6622 E. Tanque Verde 298-0430

Sexy Salsa Saturdays with free dance lesson 9:00PM
9PM-1AM/Dance to the best Salsa, Mambo, Timba, Cumbia, Bachata, Cha Cha, Merengue, Kizomba (We love to play your requests with different DJ each week) Free Salsa/Bachata Dance Lesson 9PM-10PM/All ages Welcome, Singles & Couples/3 restaurants open till 11PM/Cover $7/Five Palms Restaurant 3500 E. Sunrise Dr. (Magic Mikey 444-0439)

Music by Neon Prophet 9:30PM
Reggae/Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169

Saturdaze Dance Party 10:00PM
Free, 21+/With DJ Bob Really, Sid the Kid, & Andrew Shuta/Club Congress 311 E Congress St. 622-8848

DJ Monk & Friends 10:00PM
No cover/Roof-top Dance Party! Playground Bar & Lounge 278 E Congress St. 396-3691

Cult Classic-Fight Club (R) 10:00PM
$6/$5 (1999) Based on the cult novel by Chuck Palahniuk and directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker David Fincher, Fight Club is a shocking, hilarious and thought-provoking kick in the head/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

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