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Sunday, October 29, 2017


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)

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Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s ! Our 7 escape rooms offer a live experience where groups of two or more are locked in a keenly decorated room or series of rooms/Participants are challenged to use their knowledge, creativity, and problem-solving skills in a collaborative setting/Race against the clock to find all the clues, solve all the puzzles and unlock the final key to escape-Whether you escape or fail, your group will leave smiling and wanting to do more! with 2 locations: 48 N. Tucson Blvd. #101 & 236 S. Scott Ave. 222-7395 www.AceOfEscape.com Promo code: RiddleMe15 for 15% off through December 1st (By appointment only)

TMC Get Moving Tucson Half-Marathon, 5k & FitKidz Mile 5:30AM
Start/Finish area, Jacome Plaza 115 North Church www.azroadrunners.org

Bagpipes and Drums 8:00AM
8AM, 9:30AM & 11AM/Festive-Stirring-Awesome/These are the comments heard about Reformation Sunday at Northminster! Join us for a morning of faithful teaching and the thrilling music of bagpipes and drums provided by the Tucson Highlanders/Northminster Presbyterian Church 2450 E Fort Lowell Rd. (at Tucson Blvd) 327-7121

Sunday Worship 8:00AM
Join us! Church services are at 8AM in the chapel/Contemporary Refuge Service at 9AM in Fellowship Hall and 11AM in the main sanctuary/Catalina United Methodist Church 2700 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4296 www.catalinamethodist.org (The 11AM service will feature music of Bach in a theme for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation!)

9:00AM - 11:30AM
Every Sunday Morning/Group of volunteers, mostly families, feed between 100 to 300 homeless and disadvantaged Tucsonans at the Z Mansion downtown/WORKship volunteers also simultaneously staff a clothing bank, help run an extensive first-aid station, entertain their guests, 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) www.TucsonHappenings.com/workship

9:00AM - 1:00PM
St. Philips Plaza Voted Tucson's Best Farmers' Market 4280 N Campbell Ave 261-6982 () www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/stphilipsplaza

Arts in the Plaza, Fine Art Festival 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Free/From metalwork to painting, photography and sculpture, textiles and jewelry, the event is a perfect fine art experience. Enjoy shopping at the courtyard shops, as well as the Farmer's Market, and over 60 fine artists, alongside acoustic music performances throughout the Plaza/St. Philip's Plaza 4280 N. Campbell Ave. 797-3959 www.saaca.org

Fall Pumpkin Celebration 9:00AM - 5:30PM
Pumpkins, Hayrides and Corn Maze/Apple Annie's Orchard 6405 Williams Rd-Willcox 384-4685

Easy Being Green (Garden Walk) 10:00AM
In the desert, you’d think it’s not easy being green/But there are plants everywhere in the Sonoran desert! We’ll give you a model that shows how every plant gets by in this land of little rain~Wheelchair accessible/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)

Saguaro Market: Vintage 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Saguaro Market 657 West St. Mary's Rd. 338-9837

Kiva Room Exhibit: Biodiversity Photography 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Free/National parks are undervalued by many, and reptiles are often overlooked or even reviled/Paul S. Hamilton, director of nonprofit conservation ecology organization The Biodiversity Group, uses photography to bring needed attention to both our national parks and their underappreciated inhabitants/In September, The Biodiversity Group took a team of conservation photographers to document the fascinating world of snakes, lizards, and tortoises in Saguaro National Park West-Come and view this exhibit of their spectacular images/You may never look at a rattlesnake in the same way again/The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr. 622-6014 (On Display daily through Oct 31st)

Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Hour 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Free/Khenpo Drimed Dawa leads meditation practice including chanting, a variety of deity practices, a short dharma talk, and a ritual blessing-Opportunity for group practice in a convenient weekly format/Benefit of group practice is multiplied by the number of participants, so please join us! Everyone is welcome to attend/Awam Tibetan Buddhist Institute 3400 E Speedway Blvd #204 622-8460

Amphi Public Market 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Mission: Creating a sense of community and entrepreneurship around the Tucson food shed for the Amphitheater, flowing wells and other neighborhoods to enjoy/Vision: Provide affordable whole foods, activities and information to parents and children and create the next generation of Tucson foodies, artisans and independent business owners/Literacy Connects 200 E. Yavapai

Antique, Vintage, & Collectible Book Fair 11:00AM - 6:00PM
Free/Benefitting Tell Me A Good Story educational nonprofit/Foothills Mall north of movie theaters 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. (975-2904 for more info)

Sunday Tacos! 12:00PM
Noon-Midnight! Taco Bar with 50¢ Tacos/Taco Salads are available as well for $3/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com

The Phantom of the Opera! 12:00PM
3 Times: Noon, 3PM & 6PM/Will the chorus girl Christine rise to the occasion after Diva Soprano, Carlotta, storms off the stage during dress rehearsal? Who will be seated in the mysterious Box #5...where programs disappear and ghoulish laughter echoes? Join the Gaslight artistes as they transform the stage back to post-Revolution Paris to revive The Phantom Of The Opera-a love story of musical inspiration and hidden longing, along with a palate-pleasing portion of goofy song and dance! Adults $21.95/Seniors, Students, Military $17.95/Children $9.95/ 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com

Arizona Soccer vs. Washington State 12:00PM - 2:00PM
$5/$8 UofA Mulcahy Stadium-Murphey Field 2300 E 15th St. 621-CATS

Vigilante Sunday 12:00PM - 3:00PM
The Tombstone Vigilantes and Vigilettes bring Tombstone’s streets to life! The Vigilettes start it all of at 12:30PM with a Fashion show featuring historically correct clothing from 1880 to 1915/Then at 1AM the Tombstone Vigilantes will start their family friendly re-enactment skits right on historic Allen Street in Tombstone 457-3884

All Clay Film Festival 12:00PM - 4:00PM
We will be featuring Robin Hopper, David Leach, Beatrice Wood & Paul Soldner/Tucson Clay Co-op 3326 No Dodge Blvd. 917-705-3803 for details

“CarnEVIL” 12:00PM - 5:00PM
$6 per person OR $25 for 2 adults & 4 children/fun activities for all ages! Bowling, trick-or-treating for the kids, and spooky carnival games to play for prizes! Bowl a strike, take your picture in the Graveyard, and get your fortune told all in one place this Halloween season/Proceeds from CarnEVIL will be donated to the Marana-Foothills Optimist Club/Golden Pin Lanes 1010 W. Miracle Mile 888-4272

Free Day 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Free admission to MOCA every last Sunday of the month! Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson 265 S Church Ave. 624-5019

Dia de los Muertos, The Musical 12:30PM
$10/$7 for kids/This new musical celebrates El Dia de Los Muertos from a new perspective. The audience travels into the world of the dead with a young woman grieving the loss of her beloved pet. She discovers that what she once thought to be scary and dark can be beautiful and kind. She makes an unlikely monster friend who teachers her how to celebrate life and make her way back to the world of the living before she becomes trapped in the world of the dead forever/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Music by Mik and the Funky Brunch 12:30PM - 2:30PM
Mik & Scott are multi-instrumentalists that create a full band sound using live loops and high-energy performances/La Cocina Restaurant & Cantina-Courtyard 201 N Court Ave. 622-0351

Marguerite Ough Vocal Competition 1:00PM
Free/Student Competition/Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N. Olive Rd. 621-1655

Wildcat Volleyball vs. Stanford 1:00PM
$5-$10/UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS

The Addams Family-A New Musical 1:30PM
$31/Presented by UofA Repertory Theatre/Wednesday Addams is all grown up and has fallen for a smart and respectable young man named Lucas – and they want to marry – but their polar opposite parents have yet to meet/When Wednesday begs her father not to tell her mother, Gomez Addams finds himself in a proverbial tug-of-war between his daughter and wife, Morticia/UofA Marroney Theatre 1025 N Olive Rd. 621-1162

CROP Walk 1:30PM
Help fight hunger in Tucson by joining us for the Tucson CROP Hunger Walk. 25% of donations will be shared with the Community Food bank, Casa Maria Soup Kitchen and ICS: Interfaith Community Services www.crophungerwalk.org/tucsonaz

Garden Concert Series 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Katie Damon~Harp Music/All concerts are free with admission to Tohono Chul thanks to their partnership with the Tucson Guitar Society/Tohono Chul Park 7366 Paseo del Norte 742-6455

Presto! Magic, Comedy, Illusions 2:00PM
$13-$25/Don’t miss this fun-filled, family-friendly afternoon of Wonder and Astonishment starring Tucson’s very own International Award Winning Illusionists, John Shryock & Mari Lynn along with Los Angeles based Comedy Magic Superstar, John George! Together, they have performed hundreds of sold out shows at Maui’s number one evening attraction, Warren & Annabelle’s Magic Club, for the last ten years/ 13005 N Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com

Music of James Bond | Tucson Symphony Orchestra 2:00PM
$15 & up/Tucson Convention Center-Tucson Music Hall 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101

The River Bride 2:00PM
$41 & up/2 Times: 2PM & 7PM/Presented by the AZ Theatre Company/Brazilian folklore and lyric storytelling blend into a heartrending tale of true love, regret, transformation, and the struggle to stay true to your family while staying true to yourself/Temple of Music and Art 330 S. Scott Ave. (AZ Theatre Co. 622-2823)

Petanque in the Park 2:00PM
Tucson Petanque Club/Learn and play the French game of petanque (pay-TONK) is a form of boules in which metal (rather than wooden) balls are thrown (rather than rolled) while the player stands with both feet firmly planted/A game consists of a series of rounds, and is played to the winning score of 13/We play at the Reid Park bandshell terrain at 2PM on Sunday afternoons through April/Visitors and beginners welcome! (Steve Ferg 664-4133 for more info)

UA Presents: Duwende 3:00PM
Fun for the entire family! Youth tickets start at $15/Duwende is a six-person a cappella band best known for their fiercely original, bass-and-beatbox-driven funk/pop style of music/In 2011, Duwende released Remember: The Music of Michael Jackson, gaining them widespread acclaim/Centennial Hall 1020 E University Blvd. 621-3341

"The Cat and the Canary" 3:00PM
$16/$18 An attorney tries to protect the sole heir to a millionaire's creepy estate/Comedy Playhouse 3620 N 1st Ave. 270-9310 for tickets

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery 3:00PM
$20/$18 Get your deerstalker cap on and prepare to laugh—the play is afoot! From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case/Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” before a family curse dooms its newest heir/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Line Dancing Class (Beginner Class) 3:00PM - 5:00PM
$5/The House of Bards 4915 E Speedway Blvd. (Just east of Swan/Speedway intersection) (Art 609-1830)

Cooking With Prickly Pear 3:15PM
Learn how you can incorporate prickly pear into your diet/This program will show you how to collect and prepare prickly pear/Prepare for a sweet treat! Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $15 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)

Green Valley Concert Band 5:00PM - 6:30PM
"Oh The Places You Can go!$10 per person at the door/Canoa Ranch 5375 S I 19 Frontage Rd-Green Valley 724-5220

Family Skate Night 6:00PM - 9:00PM
$6 or $12 for up to 6 Skaters ($3 Skate Rental) Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409

Sherlock Holmes and the Logic of Magic 6:00PM - 9:00PM
$10 General/$5 Students/Kids 7 & under Free/Sherlock Holmes is a 45 minute walking theatrical adventure through Tucson's historic enchanted fairyland/Adventures every 20 minutes from 6PM-9PM/Valley of the Moon 2544 E Allen Rd. 323-1331 (for advanced ticket info)

Colossal Cave Riding Stables Haunted Hayrides 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Come out and join us for us a haunted hayride or bumper ponies and petting zoo/Colossal Cave Ranch parking lot 16721 E Old Spanish Trail-Vail 490-5706

NightFall 6:00PM - 10:00PM
$$/Bury yourself in a totally terrifying town with outrageous live shows, disturbing haunts, other screamingly fun attractions, and a collection of hideous live characters/Old Tucson 201 S Kinney Rd. 883-0100

Rhythm and Roots Fall Concert Series 6:30PM
Free/Sonoran Dogs, CD Release Party for Navajo Rug/Southwestern Bluegrass 7 Americana/The Hotel Congress Patio 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366

The SlaughterHouse Haunted House 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$$/5 bone chilling attractions-all under one roof/The SlaughterHouse 1102 W Grant Rd. 784-2501

17th Annual Octubafest 7:30PM
Free/Fred Fox School of Music-Crowder Hall 1017 N. Olive Rd. 621-1655

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/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com

Sky Bar Cinema 9:00PM
Kick back on the couches with a new feature every Sunday/Free, plus popcorn!Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave. 622-4300

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