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Friday, November 27, 2015

Black Friday
Have Fun Shopping! Be Safe & Polite Tucsonans'!

Ikebana Flower Exhibit 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Nov 27th-29th/Free, with regular admission to the Gardens/Ikebana is the traditional Japanese art of flower arranging, in which line, shape, and form are as important as blooms. View the creations of five schools of ikebana, ranging from classical to modern, on display through the Gardens/Yume Japanese Gardens of Tucson 2130 N. Alvernon Way 332-2928

Sonoran Lifestyles 10:00AM
2 hour, 1 mile guided walk/Discover how plants & animals adapt to life in the desert-Wear comfortable shoes and bring water/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail 733-5153

Black Friday Deals on 4th Avenue 10:00AM
Shop local on one of the biggest days for sales and deals of the year! Come to 4th Avenue and save big with one of your favorite local merchants/21 shops have plenty of deals for you! Fourth Avenue Merchants Association 624-5004

Food in Root Farmers' Market 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Come discover the freshest local foods, produce, plants, jams, coffees, baked goods & more! UofA Medical Center, College of Medicine Patio 1501 N Campbell Ave (Campbell Ave north of Speedway Blvd) 261-6982

33rd Annual Bisbee Home Tour 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Nov 27th & 28th/Entitled "Hidden Treasures of Old Bisbee" We have an incredible variety of homes and public buildings planned for this year’s tour (Bisbee Visitor Center 432-3554)

14th Annual "Chairs of Bisbee" Art Chair Auction 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Nov 27th & 28th/Selection of original art chairs, tables, mirrors and household items/Central School Project 43 Howell Street in Old Bisbee (Bisbee Visitor Center 432-3554)

Strings Attached Knitting Meet-Up 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Adults & Teens/Free range knitters and crocheters of every skill level share conversation, inspiration, patterns and perspectives in a lively atmosphere of fiber and fun/Dusenberry-River Library 5605 E. River Rd. 594-5345

Urban Yarns @ the Library 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Bring your hooks, needles, and lunches to Urban Yarns, an informal weekly gathering-Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library's latest fiber-themed books, and find inspiration for your next project/Joel D Valdez Main Library 101 N. Stone Ave. 594-5500

Play Sonoran Bingo! 11:15AM - 12:15PM
Learn about the plants and animals of the Sonoran Desert while enjoying a rousing version of Bingo! Get 5 in a row-down, across, or diagonally and win a non-monetary prize/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158

Pima Animal Care Center Black Friday Promotion! 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Nov 27th-30th/Whether you’re looking for a dog, cat, puppy or kitten, PACC has a wide selection of pets to choose from/Zappos and Best Friends are covering the adoption fees! All you need to pay for is the standard $16 dog license fee, when applicable/That’s a bargain considering that all adopted pets leave PACC spayed or neutered, vaccinated and microchipped, and with a free vet visit! PACC 4000 N. Silverbell Rd. 724-5900

Native American Heritage Social & Indian Craft Market 12:00PM - 6:00PM
Nov 27th-29th/Free Admission & Parking/10,000 Years of Culture-15 Tribal Nations-3 Days-1 Location/Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites Courtyard 5151 E. Grant Rd. (Fred 622-4900)

Santa Claus at Main Gate Square 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Free/Shop Early, Shop Local and Small Business Saturday-Take pictures with Santa-All photos are complimentary/Main Gate Square 943 E. University Blvd 622-8613

Green Friday! 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Support local artists, our non-profit art center, and the Tucson Community Food bank/when you bring in 2 or more cans of non-perishable food items take 10% off your purchases in the gallery-This includes classes and workshops/WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976

The Saguaro Nursery 2:00PM
1/2 mile guided walk/The reports of the saguaro's demise was greatly exaggerated! Take a stroll along a trail to see the next generation of young saguaros and the gradual renewal of the cactus forest/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail 733-5153

Festival of Lights 2:00PM - 8:00PM
Tree lighting at dusk/Holiday event fun for the entire family! Border Patrol color guard, live music, performers, games, prizes and a visit from Santa! Bisbee City Park (Bisbee Visitor Center 432-3554)

Lizards are Hot, Lizards are Cool 2:15PM - 2:45PM
Lizards are small denizens of the desert that are a critical component to our desert community-Find out what it means when they do pushups or exhibit other odd behaviors/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Wheelchair accessible)

UofA Volleyball vs Arizona State 3:00PM
UofA McKale Memorial Center 621-CATS

Tea, Coffee & Gift Ideas 3:45PM
Come relax and put your feet up as we sip tea and coffee and peruse some great holiday gift ideas/Mostly Books 6208 E Speedway Blvd 571-0110

Wine Tasting 4:00PM - 8:00PM
$10/Flight of six wines with cheese and cracker palate cleansers/CataVinos Wine Shoppe & Tasting Room 3063 N. Alvernon Way 323-3063

Friday is Cheap Date Nite 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Admission is $3 Ages 7+/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)

Paws for the Holidays 5:00PM - 7:00PM
The Humane Society of Southern AZ & La Encantada invite you and any of your well behaved four-legged friends to meet and take a photo with Santa (Please be sure to keep pets on a leash or in a carrier) $10 donation; digital photos sent to your inbox! Proceeds will benefit the Humane Society of Southern AZ/La Encantada 2905 E. Skyline Dr 299-3566

Laser Holidays 6:00PM
2 Times: 6PM & 9PM/Laser light music show, full of your favorite Christmas and seasonal songs that will leave everyone humming and smiling/Runs 40 minutes with a range of holiday music, from traditional to pop/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 621-STAR

Enchanted Snowfall 6:00PM - 6:45PM
Free/The entire family can see snow falling into the beautiful Tucson Lifestyle Courtyard & Enjoy live music entertainment/La Encantada 2905 E. Skyline Dr 299-3566

Yarnivores 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Join us for a brown-bag dinner group devoted to the yarn arts/Bring your dinner-Bring a project-Bring your witty banter-Don't forget the yarn/Murphy-Wilmot Library 530 N. Wilmot Rd. 594-5420

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

1 Mile Guided Night Walk 7:00PM
Easy 2 hour hike/Dress for the weather and bring water and a flashlight/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail 733-5153 (Advanced Registration Required)

Murder at the Vampire’s Wedding 7:00PM
Dinner & Show/Non-Stop Interactive Fun! Includes singing, a dance contest and a Silver Sleuth award for the Mystery solving winner! Tucson Dinner Theater 624-0172 call for Reservations & Location Info ()

Karaoke 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$5 non-members, $3 WomanKraft Members/This is an all ages event/See the current exhibit, The Holiday Bazaar, on display/WomanKraft Art Center 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976

Music by Rhythm Jax 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Blues, Funk, Groove & more/Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some) 7:30PM
Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told-plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung/A madcap romp through the holiday season! Live Theatre Workshop 5317 E. Speedway Blvd. 327-4242

Improv Show-Family Friendly 7:30PM - 9:00PM
$5/Unscrewed Theater 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. 289-8076

Music by James Bay 8:00PM
with Cloves/The Rialto Theatre 318 E. Congress St. 740-1000 (Doors Open 7PM)

Flasback Friday! 10:00PM
LIVE Music Featuring "80's & Gentlemen" RJ’s Replays Sports Pub & Grub 5769 E Speedway Blvd. 495-5136

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