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Geology: A “Gneiss” Walk 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Moderate level walk in Upper Sabino Canyon/Meet at Sabino Canyon Visitors Center (Flagpole) 5900 N. Sabino Canyon Rd. 749-2861
Not Just For Kids 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Feel like a kid again when adults get in for the youth admission price of just $6! The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures 4455 E. Camp Lowell Dr. 881-0606
Day Out Downtown Living History Tour 9:30AM
Each 3rd Thursday/Join us for coffee and pastries before we head out on our historical walking tour at 10AM, lasting approximately one hour/After the tour, you'll be free to explore, have lunch and shop! The Museum of Casa Grande and Casa Grande Art Museum will be open for afternoon visits/Meet at on the Main Street Patio behind our office 110 W. Second St-Casa Grande 836-8744
Living With Giants (Talk) 11:15AM - 12:00PM
The saguaro celebrates events and faces challenges throughout its life/A biologist explains how it provides shelter and substance for wildlife; when it flowers; its growth patterns; and how it fights for survival against drought, lightning, frost, and other dangers-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Holiday Eats Arts and Crafts Festival 12:00PM - 8:00PM
Before you walk or take a ride through Winterhaven Festival of Lights, take some time to enjoy the fabulous food and shop the finest artisans who offer their unique, handcrafted items/This event benefits the Masons’ and their numerous charities/Mason Lodge #4 3590 N. Country Club (corner of Prince and Country Club)
Man of La Mancha 2:00PM
$46 & up/2 Times: 2PM & 7:30PM/Presented by the AZ Theatre Company/This exciting new staging takes inspiration from the spontaneous, raw theatricality of flamenco performance – focusing on the passion and virtuosity of the performers/musicians as they tell the intertwined stories of Don Quixote and his imprisoned creator, Miguel de Cervantes/Temple of Music and Art 330 S. Scott Ave. (AZ Theatre Co. 622-2823)
Night as Day: Nocturnal Life in Saguaro National (Presentation) 2:00PM
Discover the ecological community that comes to life in the nighttime, including nocturnal animals, night-blooming plants and pollinators/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Plaza Colonial Holiday Open House & Holiday Art Walk 4:00PM - 7:00PM
SAS Shoes will offer door prizes in its new under the "copper dome" location, and Wilde Meyer Gallery has created a wonderfully exciting new space to display their artists work/Jane Hamilton Fine Art~New art will be featured and local artists will be present to meet and greet in both galleries-Holiday goodies and refreshments will be served/Plaza Colonial 2890 E. Skyline Dr. (529-4886 for more info)
Bloom Farm & Art Market 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Organic produce, farm fresh eggs, honey, salsa, We B’ Jammin jams, jellies, pickles, sauces and syrups, smoked cheeses, food trucks, arts and crafts/Continental Ranch Community Center 8881 N Coachline Blvd. (Marana info 639-8040)
Steak Night! 5:00PM - 9:00PM
22oz Porterhouse, 20oz Ribeye, 18oz T-Bone, 16oz NY Strip, 10oz Top Sirloin, and Chicken Breast/All dinners served with a Baked Potato or Homemade Ranch-Style Beans, and Salad Bar with a Roll, $7-$17/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Third Thursdays at MOCA 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Celebrate the holidays with Brian Black and Ryan Bulis, collaborative art duo known simply as BRIAN & RYAN/Help these merry pranksters ring in the nondenominational holiday of KITSCHMAS by drinking eggnog and decorating Gingerbread Mutants-Don’t forget to wear your ugliest sweater…the worst one wins the best prize! Museum Of Contemporary Art Tucson 265 S Church Ave. 624-5019
Zoo Lights 2017 6:00PM - 8:00PM
$10 Adults/$6 Children (2-14) Children under 2 are free/Presented by Tucson Electric Power-Thousands of twinkling lights, light displays and animal-themed light sculptures, hot chocolate and family fun! Reid Park Zoo 3400 Zoo Court 791-3204
68th Annual Winterhaven Festival Of Lights 6:00PM - 10:00PM
December 9th–26th/Tour our lights on a hayride wagon, a bus trolley, a pedal-powered group bike! You can also see the lights on foot/The Festival is free to attend~However we ask everyone to bring a donation of food or money for the Community Food Bank of Southern AZ/Winterhaven is located between Prince Rd. & Ft Lowell Rd. and Tucson Blvd. & Country Club Rd. www.winterhavenfestival.org
Line Dancing Class (Basic Beginner Class) 6:30PM - 8:00PM
$5/The Music Box Lounge 6951 E 22nd St. (Just west of 22nd St/Kolb Rd intersection) (Art 609-1830)
Music by Mitzi Cowell 6:30PM - 8:00PM
Mitzi plays original acoustic guitar sets. Her music is soulful & bluesy/La Cocina 201 N Court Ave. 622-0351
MOMS of Military Prayer and Support Group 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Meeting every third Thursday evening/Open to all women related to anyone currently serving in the Military~Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard/St. Mark’s Church 1431 W. Magee Rd. email@example.com for more info
Adult Painting Class (Angel) 6:30PM - 8:30PM
$35/Grab a friend and follow our instructor's step by step instructions while you sip some wine and create your own beautiful masterpiece! Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com
UofA Men's Basketball vs. Connecticut 6:45PM - 7:00PM
UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS
Voice of the Prairie 7:30PM
$15/Three actors winningly take on more than 20 roles while guiding the audience through a nostalgic journey of young love on the run and middle-aged longing, a sepia-tinged early America of prairie lands and radio days/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242
Christmas in the Big Apple! 7:30PM
3 Times: 2PM, 5PM & 7:30PM/It’s the winter of 1933 and with the holidays approaching, the natives of “The Big Apple” are getting inthe Christmas spirit-Well, not quite all of them/Wealthy socialite Vonda De Cringe has set her sights on a take-over of Pennypacker’s Department Store/To realize her nefarious scheme, she plans to disrupt the holiday shopping season by taking over the store/If she has her way, this will be the last year...“Pennypacker’s Means Christmas!” Will Ms. De Cringe be the worm who turns the Big Apple rotten to the core…or will the holiday spirit triumph? Adults $20.95/Seniors, Students, Military $18.95/Children $10.95/The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com (SEE CHRISTMAS IN THE BIG APPLE ARTICLE)
Adult Skate 8:00PM
18+/$5 Admission~$3 Skate Rental/Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409
Open Mic Night 8:00PM
21+, No cover/It's a chance for anyone to grab a microphone and a spotlight-First timers and seasoned vets alike can be seen any given week-Why not you? Line up to sign up-Be at Laffs by 7PM/Laff's Comedy Caffe 2900 E. Broadway Blvd. 32-Funny
Neon Prophet & DJ Papa Ranger 9:30PM
$5 cover/Reggae/Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169
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