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Saturday, December 23, 2017

Murder at the Magic Show!
Get Tickets for the Dinner Theater Playhouse! Every Friday & Saturday Night at 6:30PM/Classic Comedy Murder Mystery! Partake in an abundance of the best magic, mystery, murder and mayhem that Tucson has to offer/Enjoy all the madcap antics with tons of opportunity for audience volunteer interaction and participation creating a veritable plethora of downright fun! See a volunteer from the audience sawn in half/You'll be mystified, amazed and filled with non-stop laughter! Enjoy a delicious actor-served candle-lit 3-course dinner with a hilarious murder mystery 3-act play and a magic show! Marrying the best of two of the most popular live theater performing arts genres with an executive chef prepared fine dining experience; this dinner show is sure to please! Mystery & Magic Dinner Theater Playhouse at Skyline Country Club 5200 E. St. Andrews Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets www.MysteryDinner.Theater ()

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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)

47th Annual Ramon's Miracle on 31st Street 9:00AM
Toy Giveaway! Festivities, Music Food & Fun! (Help us raise 10,000+ toys for 10,000+ kids this year! To make a donation contact Ramon Gonzales 288-8340) AVA Amphitheater 5655 W Valencia Rd.

Bird Walk 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Observe 25-50 species on these popular two to three hour bird walks/Wear appropriate attire for walking and weather, and bring at least one quart of water per person/Free-Donations are gratefully accepted/San Pedro House 9800 E. Hwy 90-Sierra Vista 417-6960

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

The Plants Tell All (Walk: 2 hours, 1 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 (Olaf OR Santa) 10:00AM - 12:00PM
$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 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

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

Tucson Auto Museum 10:00AM - 2:00PM
$10/$8 We always have between 50 to 60 classic, iconic and unique autos inside our 20,000+ square foot facilityplus lots of interesting automobilia like signs and gas pumps from yesteryear/Waynes Toys Tucson Classic Car Museum 990 S. Cherry Ave. 207-5715

Tucson Petting Zoo! 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Santa Claus will be at the farm! No extra cost to see Santa it is just the normal cost of the petting zoo, $8 a person/That includes food for all the animals and full tour! Come down and say "Hi" to Santa and meet capybaras, tortoise, goats, chickens, porcupines and lots more! s 2405 W. Wetmore Rd. 399-6555 www.tucsonpettingzoo.com

Santa's Magic Key Storytime 11:00AM
Activities to follow/Barnes & Noble (Eastside) 5130 E. Broadway Blvd. 512-1166 OR Barnes & Noble (Westside) 7325 N. LaCholla Blvd. 742-6402

Holiday Make and Take 11:00AM - 12:00PM
$10 each/Relax and take a bit of time to create a holiday ornament/Upcycle Tucson 924 W. Grant Rd. 445-7694

Miracle In Barrio Anitas's 32nd Annual Christmas 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Santa will arrive to hand Deliver the Toys and Candy Bags to the Kids of Tucson! Anita's will also be giving Free hot dogs and Drinks, Free Hair Cuts for boys & girls, Free Popcorn, Free Ferris Wheel rides, jumping castle, Dj, Mariachi, Face painting,Free Raffle to win a Bike/Anita's Street Market 849 N Anita Ave.

The Miracle on Congress St. 11:00AM - 9:00PM
A winter wonderland extravaganza! Featuring Free arts & crafts activities; Christmas music as well as live music performances; and special gift-drive and donation events with our charity sponsors/Free Santa photos with all the good little boys and girls (Times Vary) Miracle on Congress Street 260 E. Congress St. (Facebook at Miracle on Congress St)

Santa Experience 12:00PM - 5:00PM
Santa will be available for Free photos and visits in Mountain Court from Noon-5PM on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December through Christmas Eve/A special Storytime with Santa will be held from Noon-1PM on Saturdays/Tucson Premium Outlets 6401 Marana Center Blvd. 385-7726

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)

Elves Gone Bad~Interactive Holiday Theater 1:00PM - 2:30PM
$5/Like so many snowbirds, Mrs. Claus has convinced Santa to retire to Tucson/All the suddenly unemployed elves are convinced by the evil Pirate Captain to become pirates and steal presents instead of delivering them! So many sobbing children everywhere what will they do? Can Santa be convinced return to the North Pole to challenge the Pirate Captain? Children and adults are encouraged to participate onstage and from their seats in this improvisational holiday children’s play/ 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076 http://bit.ly/UnscrewedEvents

Jewelry Make It and Take It 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Our bead bar is available for you to come and create your own bracelets, necklaces and earrings/Everyone loves to receive a gift that was personally created just for them. Need some help? Our bead expert, Marlies, is here to help/Deco 2612 E. Broadway 319-0888

Kids Hoilday Workshop! 1:00PM - 4:00PM
$25/Have some shopping to do for the holidays? Do the kids need a creative project for the holiday season? Drop them off at ! Our workshops will get them into the holiday spirit-painting a festive holiday canvas and creating a fun themed craft! 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

Man of La Mancha 2:00PM
$46 & up/2 Times: 2PM & 8PM/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)

Ballet Tucson Presents The Nutcracker 2:00PM
$17 & up/2 Times: 2PM & 7:30PM/Ballet Tucson's beloved production continues its tradition of filling audiences with the joy and wonder of the holiday season.Tucson Convention Center 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101

Tucson Premium Outlets Concert Series! 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Music by Santa Pachita (Latin) Attendees are invited to bring their own chairs-Limited seating is provided/Free Admission/Guests are invited to bring their own chairs-Limited seating is provided/Tucson Premium Outlets 6401 Marana Center Blvd. (SAACA 797-3959 OR www.SAACA.org)

Christmas at Casas 5:00PM - 9:00PM
This free community and family-friendly event will include a musical production that will appeal to all ages and a festive, interactive outdoor environment that will include cookie decorating, hot chocolate, a photo booth, and even snow! Casas Church 10801 N. La Cholla Blvd-Oro Valley 297-7238

Santa Is Coming To Little Anthony's Diner! 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Bring some canned food to donate to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and get your photo with Santa! Little Anthony's Diner 7010 E Broadway Blvd. 296-0456 www.littleanthonysdiner.com

Enchanted Snowfall 6:00PM
The entire family can see snow falling into the beautiful Courtyard every Friday and Saturday evening at 6PM and 6:45PM through December 23rd/Stop by and sip on yummy hot chocolate {provided by Blanco Tacos + Tequila} and live music! La Encantada 2905 E. Skyline Dr. 299-3566

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 9th26th/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

Murder at the Magic Show! 6:30PM
Get Tickets for the Dinner Theater Playhouse! Classic Comedy Murder Mystery! Partake in an abundance of the best magic, mystery, murder and mayhem that Tucson has to offer/Enjoy all the madcap antics with tons of opportunity for audience volunteer interaction and participation creating a veritable plethora of downright fun! See a volunteer from the audience sawn in half/You'll be mystified, amazed and filled with non-stop laughter! Enjoy a delicious actor-served candle-lit 3-course dinner with a hilarious murder mystery 3-act play and a magic show! Marrying the best of two of the most popular live theater performing arts genres with an executive chef prepared fine dining experience; this dinner show is sure to please! Mystery & Magic Dinner Theater Playhouse at Skyline Country Club 5200 E. St. Andrews Dr. 861-4800 or 800-266-4800 for tickets www.MysteryDinner.Theater ()

Adult Painting Class (Serenity) 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! (Can be done as a Date Night painting on two canvass or turn it sideways and paint it on one canvas!) 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com

Tucson Roadrunners Hockey vs. Stockton Heat 7:00PM
$11 & up/Star Wars NightStar Wars JerseyJersey Auction/Tucson Convention Center-Arena 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101

Twas the Night Before Christmas by Ken Ludwig 7:00PM
Directed by Maria Gawne/$20/$18/$15 Family friendly and a wonderfully different event for the holiday season! It 'twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. But wait! A mouse is stirring - because Santa missed his house last year. Before you can say "Merry Christmas!", we're off on the wild adventures of a mouse, an elf, and a spunky little girl who just won't take no for an answer/Roadrunner Theatre Company 8892 E. Tanque Verde Rd. 207-2491

Carnivaleros Christmas Show 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$5/Terrific Zydeco dance band/Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429

Voice of the Prairie 7:30PM
$18/$20 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

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe 7:30PM - 8:45PM
$5/As always, we’ll take your suggestions and turn them into comedy scenes and games that are seen once then never again. Plus we’ll keep it clean-so the whole family can enjoy the night together! 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076 http://bit.ly/UnscrewedEvents (Tickets available online or at the door)

Sexy Salsa Saturdays with Free Dance Lesson 9:00PM
Large 46’ x 46’ professional wooden dance floor/Dance to the best Salsa, Mambo, Timba, Cumbia, Bachata, Cha Cha, Merengue, Kizomba with different DJ’s each week/We love to play your requests/Free Salsa/Bachata Dance Lesson at 9PM/Dancing from 9PM till 2AM/Singles & Couples/Music Charge $7, when there is a band or special performance $10-Cash only/Tucson Movement Arts 1101 N Wilmot Rd. (Magic Mikey 444-0439)

Karaoke with Martha! 9:00PM
Tell her the name of the song or the artist and she's got it! There is always room in the rotation and great voices of all ages! The show doesn't stop until 2AM/ 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com

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

Neon Prophet & DJ Papa Ranger 9:30PM
$5 cover/Reggae/Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169

Ready, Set, Laugh! Unscrewed Improv Comedy 9:30PM - 10:45PM
$5 (Uncensored Show 17 & Older) Leave the kids at home and laugh your ass off with us! We’ll take your UNFILTERED suggestions and turn them into comedy scenes and games that are seen once then never again/ 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. 289-8076 www.UnscrewedTheater.org (Doors Open 9PM)

Cult Classics: Die Hard (R) 10:00PM
$6/$5 (1988) Deck the Halls with Bruce and Bullets, Fa-La-La-La-Argh! Celebrate the holidays with everyone’s favorite Christmas action flick the one, the only, the original Die Hard! The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

Saturdaze Dance Party 10:00PM
$3, 21+/With DJ Bob Really & Sid the Kid/Club Congress 311 E Congress St. 622-8848

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