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Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure Tucson- by Urban Adventure Quest!
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)
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 (SEE MYSTERY & MAGIC ARTICLE)
Ace of Escape!
Enjoy a new, fun & challenging experience at Tucson’s Ace of Escape! 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! Ace of Escape with 2 locations: 48 N. Tucson Blvd. #101 & 406 N. Church Ave. 222-7395 www.AceOfEscape.com Promo code: 2018 for 18% off (By appointment only)
Guided Bird Walk 8:00AM
(Meet at Trailhead, picnic/concert area) Join experienced bird guide, Jim, on a bird walk through the park/He will help you spot and identify the various birds that visit and live in the Santa Catalina Mountains/For novices, seasoned birders and for every experience level of birder/Bring binoculars, and a bird guide (if you have) This walks lasts several hours/Catalina State Park 11570 N. Oracle Rd. 628-5798 (Park Entrance Fee $7 per Vehicle
Banner UMC Farmers’ Market 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Open to the public/Over 20 vendors/UAMC College of Medicine 1501 N Campbell Ave. 261-6982 www.foodinroot.com/farmersmarkets/umc-farmers-market (SEE MORE INFO-BANNER UMC)
Wildflowers of Sabino Canyon Slideshow and Talk 1:00PM - 1:45PM
Free/Sabino Canyon Visitors Center 5900 N. Sabino Canyon Rd. 749-2861
Lizards are Hot, Lizards are Cool (Talk: 30 minutes) 3:15PM
Lizards are small denizens of the desert that are a critical component of our desert community/Find out what it means when they do pushups or exhibit other odd behaviors~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)
Underwater Explorers: UA Students Teach the Sea 3:30PM - 4:45PM
UA Marine Biology students lead programs that teach kids (ages 8-15) about the ocean, ocean life, water and water cycles, and much more/Come and experiment, put your hands in slime, see creatures from the deep and do activities that spark the imagination and beef up your brain matter! Woods Memorial Library 3455 N 1st Ave. 594-5445
The Tucson Flea at the Owls Club 4:00PM - 8:00PM
A unique, urban shopping experience offering artists, designers, and collectors to sell their extremely interesting handmade or collectible items/Owls Club 236 S. Scott 869-3166
Two for One Admission 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Arizona History Museum 949 E. 2nd St. 628-5774 (Free Parking: AZ Historical Society garage at the NE corner of E. 2nd St. & N. Euclid Ave)
Rancho Sahuarita Twilight Market 4:30PM - 7:30PM
Family Fun for Everyone! South Lawn at the Clubhouse, Every Third Friday of the Month/Rancho Sahuarita 15455 S Camino Lago Azul-Sahuarita 261-6982 www.foodinroot.com/rancho-sahuarita (SEE MORE INFO-RANCHO SAHUARITA)
Dead of Winter Fest 2018 5:00PM
$20/This year, we are headlining four of Phoenix's finest death, thrash and black metal bands/You'll get to see the raw talent and intensity of A Lapse of Ethos, Deadspawn, Scattered Guts and Unholy Monarch/The local Tucson bands ripping open the stage for them are Blacklidge, Blueprints For Destruction, Pain Patterns, Pyrotechnica Shadows of Algol and Tribunus/House of Bards 4915 E Speedway Blvd. 327-2011
Opening Reception 5:00PM - 8:00PM
"Earth Shrines & Goddess Masks" Lauren Raine MFA has made masks for the theatre as well as clay and has a passion for mythology/Her marks celebrate mythic beings as well as the numinous force of nature-In February she will be offering a class in Mask Making and Body Casting/Tucson Clay Co-op Gallery 3326 North Dodge Blvd. 792-6263
All You Can Eat Fish Fry $6! 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Also Specials on Shrimp Baskets, Steak Fingers, Chicken Tenders, Wings, Fries and Onion Rings. Prices ranging from $3.75-$6/Oysters On The Half Shell $10 per dozen/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
The Lone Stranger! 6:00PM
2 Times: 6PM & 8:30PM Adults $20.95/Seniors, Students, Military $18.95/Children $10.95/Wearing a mask to protect his identity, The Lone Stranger fights to bring justice to the lawless frontier. Astride his white stallion, Thunder, he strikes terror into the hearts of the gunslingers of the Old West. Join him and his friend Tonka, as they come to the aid of those in need as the Gaslight Theatre Gallops into the sunset with The Lone Stranger!” The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com (SEE THE LONE STRANGER ARTICLE)
UofA Women's Basketball vs. Colorado 6:00PM
UofA McKale Center 1 National Championship Dr. 621-CATS
Menopause the Musical! 6:00PM
$30/$40 Join the 11+ million people who flocked to this side-splitting spectacle since it's smashing 2001 debut/The cast of four fabulous women shop for laundry at a Bloomingdale’s sale, sing 25 songs about chocolate cravings, hot flashes, memory loss, and more! The lyrics parody, chart-topping, popular music from the baby boomer era, with notable numbers such as "Staying Alive” and “Puff, my God I'm Draggin’!" The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N Oracle Rd at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com (SEE MENOPAUSE ARTICLE)
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 (SEE MYSTERY & MAGIC ARTICLE)
Adult Painting Class (Serenity) 6:30PM - 8:30PM
$29/painter, Drinks are available for purchase, Wine $5, $6 or $7 per glass, Beer $4/Bring a friend 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
Painting Class 6:30PM - 8:30PM
$29/Bring a friend 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
Zoppé Family Circus 7:00PM
$20 & up/The Circus will pitch their big-top tent and perform several shows over two for up to 500 audience members at each performance/Mercado San Agustin Annex Festival Grounds 100 S. Avenida del Convento 461-1107 for more info
Night Walk (Guided Walk) 7:00PM
Join a park naturalist for this easy two-hour hike to explore and experience the Sonoran Desert at night/Dress for the weather-Comfortable walking shoes, water and a flashlight are recommended/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) Reservations Required
Psychic Medium John Edward 7:00PM - 9:00PM
John Edward, the former host of Crossing Over with John Edward and Cross Country, will begin the evening with an interactive question-and-answer session/He will then connect with the Other Side and give messages to the audience from family and friends who have crossed over-Reading Not Guaranteed/Tucson Convention Center 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101
Music by Alpine Trio 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Free/Jeff O’Flynn, clarinet/Donna Fairbanks, violin/Hilary Demske, piano/UA Fred Fox School of Music-Holsclaw Hall 1017 N. Olive Rd. 621-1655
Dillinger Days 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$35, 21+/Travel back to the 1930’s-Celebrate the first night of Dillinger Day’s weekend with whiskey tasting, delicious appetizers, live music, whiskey tasting, premium cigars, a live gun show, era related entertainment and historic fun! Proceeds go to the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation/Club Congress 311 E Congress St. 622-8848
Karaoke Night at Spark Project Collective 7:00PM - 10:00PM
A night of Karaoke to raise funds for our new BEATS program which will help develop language through percussion instruments for non verbal children and their parental guardians/Spark Project Collective 4349 E Broadway Blvd. 477-6225
Bernstein: Kaddish/Tucson Symphony Orchestra 7:30PM
The Tucson Symphony and Tucson Desert Song Festival will observe the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth in 2018 with the TSO Premiere of his Symphony No. 3, “Kaddish.” This dramatic work based on the Jewish prayer is dedicated to the memory of John F. Kennedy who was assassinated just weeks before the first performance in 1963/The Adagio from Mahler’s unfinished final symphony and the Overture to Beethoven’s only opera make this a highly emotional program-Narrated by Leonard Bernstein’s daughter, Jamie Bernstein, author and broadcaster/Tucson Music Hall 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101
The House of Blue Leaves 7:30PM
$18/$20 This wildly funny dark comedy tells the tale of Artie Shaughnessy, a zookeeper by day and a songwriter with visions of glory by night/Artie dreams of escaping his humdrum life in Queens and making it big writing songs for the movies in Hollywood/Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E Speedway Blvd. 327-4242
The Grapes of Wrath 7:30PM
$38/The iconic novel of the twin hardships of the American dustbowl and the Great Depression/A farming family of self-reliance and determination abandons their land and way of life to find work and survival to the west as they join America’s own refugee crisis of the 30s/The Rogue Theatre at The Historic Y 300 East University Blvd. 551-2053
LOOK & SEE: A Portrait of Wendell Berry 7:30PM
$10/Award-winning Sundance documentary screening and talk hosted by Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage-A powerful cinematic portrait of Wendell Berry—farmer, activist, and undoubtedly one of America’s most significant living writers/The Sea of Glass 330 East 7th St. 398-2542
Something Something Theatre presents 'A Delicate Ship' 7:30PM
$22/$18 Another story about persistent memory, the influence of family, and the fragility of relationships from the playwright of last season’s ‘Dov and Ali'/Community Playhouse 1881 N Oracle Rd. 623-2137
UofA Wildcat Hockey vs. Milwaukee School Of Engineering 7:30PM
$3-$19/First Responders Night! = $5 ticket with ID (2 tix/ID) Tucson Arena 260 S Church Ave. 791-4101
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! Unscrewed Theater 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. (across from The Loft Cinema) 289-8076 http://bit.ly/UnscrewedEvents (Tickets available online or at the door)
Al Stewart's Year of the Cat 8:00PM
$38-$48/The Rialto Theatre 318 E Congress St. 740-1000
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/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Music by RilenOut 9:30PM
Chicago Bar 5954 E. Speedway Blvd. 748-8169
Cult Classics: Psycho (R) 10:00PM
$6/$5 (1960) On the run embezzler Marion Crane (Janet Leigh) takes refuge from a rainstorm off the beaten track on a lonely California highway/Unfortunately, she checks in at the Bates Motel, presided over by young Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a strange fellow living with his mother in a nearby mansion/The macabre events that follow have been scaring audiences out of the shower for the past 55 years/The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844
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