10/31/14 Happy Halloween

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Friday, October 31, 2014

National Caramel Apple Day!

Happy Halloween!

Frankenstein Friday!
Today pays homage to one of the greatest gothic stories of all time, Frankenstein by Mary Shelley/Create a mad scientist Halloween costume to celebrate!

Heirloom Farmers Market 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Jesse Owens Park 400 S Sarnoff Dr 882-2157

Friday Farmers Market 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Fresh Produce/Baked Goods/Salsa/Jams/Local Honey/Natural Lotions/Artisans/Jewelry/Unique Handcrafted Gifts & More at Catalina Farmers Market Artworks & More 16733 N Oracle Rd in Catalina/Contact Antoinette (970) 903-0529 to reserve a space

Marana Pumpkin Patch & Farm Festival 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Choose from over 50 acres of pumpkins! Entry includes: A Wagon Ride to the Pumpkin Patch/Free access to both corn mazes/Access to the Straw Slide & Kids Zone/Petting Zoo/Pig Races/Jumping Pillow/1/4 Scale Diesel Train/Peddle Cart Ride/Tractor Train Ride/Kids 30" & under get in free/Not included in entry: Zipline/Tractor Train Rides/New Pumpkin Cannon/Eat festive food all day long/14901 N Wentz Rd 305-5481

Reptile Ramble 10:00AM
Tohono Chul's ever-popular live animal demonstration returns! Free with admission/Tohono Chul Park 7366 N Paseo Del Norte 742-6455

Exploring Tucson Botanical Gardens Tour 10:00AM - 10:45AM
This delightful morning tour offers a brief history of the Gardens, familiarizes guests with our native flora & showcases the wide variety of plants that grow successfully in Tucson/Included with Gardens admission/Tucson Botanical Gardens 326-9686 ext. 10

Story Time! 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Snacks, crafts & story-telling fun! Bookman's 1930 E. Grant Rd 325-5767

ADDED Pack the PODS Container 10:00AM - 12:00PM
PODS of Tucson will help collect donated sports equipment to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Tucson/A PODS container will serve as a collection point at Jim Click Hyundai & Mazda through Nov. 8/The public is encouraged to drop off gently used sporting equipment into the safe & secure PODS containers at 1301 S Wilmot Rd/Erin Brown (805) 654-1564 ext. 115

ADDED Halloween Spooktacular 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Experience the Museum's spooktacular fun as we celebrate Halloween with a day of games, crafts & trick-or-treating stations/Don't forget to come in costume/Activities included with regular daily admission/Children's Museum Tucson 200 S 6th Ave 792-9985

Living With Giants 10:45AM - 11:15AM
30 min talk/A biologist explains how it provides shelter & substance for wildlife; when it flowers; its growth patterns & how it fights for survival against drought, lightning, frost & other dangers/Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park West 733-5158

Military Discount Special 11:00AM
Show your military ID & get $2 off at the door + drink specials/Open until 2am/Chicago Bar 5954 E Speedway Blvd 748-8169

Food Truck Friday @ The Sunshine Mile 11:00AM
The Sunshine Mile is hosting Food Truck Fridays every Friday at 2419 E Broadway for lunch & dinner 5pm-8pm/Deco: An Illuminating Experience 319-0888

Strings Attached 11:00AM - 12:30PM
All Skill Levels Welcome/An informal group for knitters, crocheters & fiber fanciers-Books, patterns, and online resources at every gathering/Dusenberry-River Library 594-5345

Urban Yarns @ the Library 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Bring your hooks, needles & lunches/Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library's latest fiber-themed books & find inspiration for your next project/No instruction provided/Joel D. Valdez Main Library 594-5500

Canyon Quilters 12:00PM - 3:00PM
Adults & Teens/Bring your quilts and join with other quilters to share projects and problems/Kirk-Bear Canyon Library 594-5275

HOPE Animal Shelter at Petco! 12:00PM - 4:00PM
HOPE is at Petco 5625 E River Rd every Fri & Sat/Your best friend is waiting for you! HOPE Animal Shelter 792-9200

Friday Score Big 12:00PM - 4:00PM
$1.39 games & $1.39 shoe rental-Plus $1.39 food specials/Golden Pin Lanes located at 1010 W. Miracle Mile 888-4272

Tucson Girls Chorus Annual Pumpkin Patch 12:00PM - 9:00PM
LAST DAY! Pumpkins of all sizes/Bring the whole family/Proceeds will support TGS/at the SE corner of Broadway Blvd & Columbus, next to the Girls Scouts of Southern AZ building/Hours: Mon-Fri 12pm-9pm/Sat & Sun from 9am-9pm 577-6064

Meet the Author: Anthony "Cousin Vinny" Agnello 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Louis Agnello, author of The Devil's Glove, will be in our store to discuss & sign copies of his book/Stop by for a chance to meet him at Barnes & Noble Westside 7325 N LaCholla Blvd Ste. 100 (Foothills Mall) 742-6402

Lizards are Hot, Lizards are Cool 1:15PM - 1:45PM
30 min talk/Frequently overlooked, discover how these small denizens of the desert become a critical component of our desert community/Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park West 733-5158

Friday Planetarium Shows 4:00PM
Touring the Solar System 4PM/Desert Moon 5:30PM/Tucson Sky & Beyond 7PM/Back to the Moon for Good 8PM/Laser Music Show 9PM/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 621-STAR

Treasure House - Tucson Museum of Art Members Only Party 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Annual sale of antiques, furniture, silver, china, jewelry, collectibles & other decorative & unique household treasures at Plaza Palomino 2990 N Swan Rd Ste. 145/Contact Stuart Meinke 327-3970

Harvest Festival Family Night Out 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Free! Hosted by Center of Hope Tucson Church/Free Food & Refreshments/Prizes for Best Costume Contest/Cake Walk & Game Booths/Free Bags of Sealed Candies/610 E Delano 822-8132

Halloween at Maker House 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Cirque Roots Fire Crew & DJ Jyshua Pclyps will be performing at 283 N Stone Ave

Spooktacular Science Celebration 5:00PM - 10:00PM
Frightfully fun activities including slippery slime, squid dissections, a brain zoo, chemistry magic, math mayhem, arts & crafts & Halloween Treats & Trinkets/Plus least one special Halloween music laser show in the Planetarium, included with general admission/Come in costume & get half-price admission/Flandrau Science Center 626-2304

10th Annual Greet 'N Treat Safe Treating Event! 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Free! Everyone is invited to come trick or treating trunk to trunk/We're dressing up & decorating our car trunks to give out candy & treats to the community/Join us for fun, popcorn, hot chocolate, live music & enter our drawing for a chance to win a gift card to a local grocery store at Northminster Presbyterian Church Sanctuary 2450 E Ft. Lowell Rd 327-7121

Boo Bash! 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Free! Features Trunk or Treating, games, inflatables, a costume parade, face painting, food trucks, a live band & a photo op at Vision Church 7511 N Benet Dr 572-5235

Music by Tom Walbank with Roman Barten-Sherman 5:30PM - 9:00PM
Hotel Congress 311 E Congress St 622-8848

1st Annual Bisbee Paranormal Investigative Tour 6:00PM
Brave participants will be chauffeured by lighted golf carts through the dark streets of Bisbee & taken to haunted sites for an old-fashioned ghost hunt/Warning: Adult Content/Parental Guidance Recommended/$60 Tickets/More Tours at 8pm & 10pm/Space is limited/Reservations required 559-1401 or 366-6951

Corn Maze - Flashlight Nights 6:00PM
Until 12am/$15 per person/Come in costume for $5 off admission/Kids 5 & under free/Must be accompanied by an adult/Flashlights $5 or bring your own/Buckelew Farm 17000 W Ajo Way 822-2277

Cronan The Barbarian 6:00PM
2 Shows: 6PM & 8:30PM/"All Swords of Fun!" The Ancient world has descended into chaos & lawlessness when one man rises up to fight for the lives of his fellow tribesmen-This unlikely hero who is part man and part myth, Cronan must face a legion of enemies, armed only with his brute strength and the powers of a mystical Sword! The Gaslight Theatre 886-9428 for reservations www.thegaslighttheatre.com

Nightfall 6:00PM
Until 12am/Tucson's Only Haunted Town! Warning: Due to the subject matter & realism, this event may not be appropriate for younger people, those with medical conditions or squeamish adults/All guests enter at their own risk/Old Tucson takes no responsibility for guests who are offended by subject matter, verbal abuse or have bladder control issues/No refunds given/No re-entry allowed/Old Tucson 883-0100

The Beetlejuice Halloween Spooktacular! 6:00PM
"Trunk or Treating" in the Loft parking lot starting at 6PM/Costume Contest and Film at 7PM/Regular Admission Prices/The Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd 795-0844

Bam Margera's Halloween Night 6:00PM
With Lionize/Polkadot Cadaver/Howitzer/We Killed The Union/We Are Nemesis/The Rock 136 N Park Ave 629-9211

Halloween Safe Treats 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Beginning at dusk throughout Oro Valley neighborhoods/OVPD officers, dept. staff, volunteer patrol & Explorers are in marked patrol vehicles & wearing police dept. uniforms/All candy distributed by OVPD are in festive Halloween bags marked "Safe Treats" Oro Valley Police Department 229-4900

Harvest Festival 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Free/Food-prizes-jumping castles-bean bag toss-cookie decorating-kids' movie night-Pet Costume Contest & more/Alliance Bible Church 1301 W Wetmore Rd 887-2990

Halloween Night Sky Viewing 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Pima Co. Parks & Rec/Join us to discover a cornucopia of celestial treats for stargazers of all types-And as long as we’re looking up, we’ll keep our eyes out for bats and owls and other more traditional Halloween fare/Agua Caliente Park 12325 E Roger Rd 615-7855

Final Friday Happy Hour - Halloween Party 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Final Friday Happy Hour Halloween Party starting at 6pm/Live Acoustic Classic Rock & Country provided by "Oliverio" & free appetizers & munchies while they last! Stick around for Neon Prophet & Midnight Costume Contest at Chicago Bar 5954 E Speedway Blvd 748-8169

Celtic Halloween Party! 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Gates open at 5pm for trick or treating + Free Admission until 6pm/$8 per person after 6pm/Games/Samhain Story Time/Scavenger Hunt/Fortune Teller/Kids Costume Contest/Family Friendly Movie/Bouncy Houses/Tickets available at the Gate/Friday night proceeds benefit Tu Nidito/Rillito Raceway Park 4502 N First Ave

Celtic Halloween Pub Night! 6:00PM - 10:00PM
$8 per person/Proceeds benefit Tu Nidito/Featuring music by Mad Haggis/Clan Torchlight Ceremony/Best Legs in a Kilt Contest-Not recommended for younger audiences/Whiskey Tasting $10/Great Celtic Food, Beer, Vendors & More/Rillito Raceway Park 4502 N First Ave

Dirt Track Racing 6:30PM
Oct 30th-Nov 1st/TIR X Mod Halloween Havoc Challenge/Tucson International Raceway/4300 E los Reales Rd 664-2074 (Call for more info)

Terror In The Corn (Haunted Cornfield) 6:30PM
Until 12am/$25 per person/Come in costume for $5 off admission/Not recommended for kids 12 yrs & under-parental discretion strongly advised/Price includes Terror In The Corn & the entire Corn Maze/Buckelew Farm 17000 W Ajo Way 822-2277

Music by Andrew Cooper 6:30PM
Buckelew Farm 17000 W Ajo Way 822-2277

Halloween Party 7:00PM
Maker House 283 N Stone Ave

Music by Matthew Palmer 7:00PM
Holsclaw Hall 1017 N Olive Rd/Tucson Guitar Society 342-0022

Celebration of Poetry 7:00PM
Join us for a Celebration of Poetry with 4 amazing poets: Kate Gale, author of The Goldilocks Zone/Cynthia Hogue, author of Revenance/Liza Porter, author of Red Stain/Peggy Shumaker, author of Toucan Nest: Poems of Costa Rica/Antigone Books 411 N 4th Ave 792-3715

The SlaughterHouse - Tucson’s Scariest Haunted House! 7:00PM
Until 12am/5 Terrifying Haunts: Twisted Tree Mortuary/CarnEvil/The Boiler Room/City Meats/Apocalypse/Tickets $21-$75/1102 W Grant Rd 784-2501

Tucson Improv Movement - BOOgatti and the Bat 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Special Halloween Edition of The Soap Box! Featuring a variety of guest monologists & Tucson's most aggressive cast of improvisers/See our cast perform the bat-a complete long form improvisation in the dark/TIM Comedy Theater 329 E 7th St 314-7299

Music by Tesoro (Halloween & Costume Party) 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Bodega Kitchen and Wine 4340 N Campbell Ave 395-1025

Jazz Music by Pete Swan Trio 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Pete Swan-drums/Scott Black-bass/Angelo Versace-keys/Reservations recommended/Pastiche 3025 N Campbell Ave 325-3333

Halloween Costume Bash with Music by ROH 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$6/A night of ghoulish delights with ROH performing lots of rock & roll covers/Costume contest & giveaways for lots of categories at Monterey Court 505 W Miracle Mile 207-2429

9 Parts of Desire 7:30PM
By Heather Raffo/This Off Broadway hit was inspired by the playwright's trip to a modern art museum in Baghdad in Aug 1993 & details the lives of 9 Iraqi women that span the decades between the first & second Gulf Wars & occupation/Contains Adult Themes/Not recommended for kids under 17/Live Theatre Workshop 327-4242

ADDED The Community Players present: Gypsy 7:30PM
Loosely based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee-the famous striptease artist & focuses on her mother, Rose, whose name has become synonymous with "the ultimate show business mother"/It follows the dreams & efforts of Rose to raise 2 daughters to perform onstage/The Community Playhouse 1881 N Oracle Rd/Box Office 887-6239

Arizona Repertory Theatre presents: Frankenstein 7:30PM
By Victor Gialanella from the novel by Mary Shelley/Directed by Brent Gibbs/Tornabene Theatre 621-1162

Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed Improv Comedy Troupe with Special Guest! 7:30PM
Magician & Hypnotist Michael DeSchalit Trick or Trance Hypnotism 9:30pm/Tickets for the hypnosis show are $10/$5 Admission/All shows are made up on the spot based on audience suggestion/Family Friendly Show at Unscrewed Theater 3244 E Speedway Blvd 289-8076

The LaLas Burlesque Show 7:30PM
Bring your naughty side out Halloween night, where the Lalas will tease, tantalize & titillate with a live burlesque show that will make you want to scream/21+/$35 Tickets/Another show 10pm/at The Monsoon Nightclub/Desert Diamond Casino 7350 S Nogales Highway 294-7777

Arizona Theatre Company presents: Wait Until Dark 7:30PM
Written by Frederick Knott/Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher/at the Temple of Music & Art 330 S Scott Ave 622-2823

UA Presents: UA Dance "Premium Blend" 7:30PM
Performing Ben Stevenson's "Four Last Songs"/Will feature a new ballet by James Clouser & fresh choreography by the award-winning faculty of the School of Dance at Stevie Eller Dance Theatre 621-3364

UofA Hockey vs. Colorado State 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Tickets at the TCC Ticket Office & Ticketmaster 1-800-745-3000/TCC Arena 260 S Church 791-4101

BYOB Halloween Paint Party 7:30PM - 9:45PM
"Haunted House" Join us for a Halloween Party! Uncork your inner artist in a fun & relaxed atmosphere & discover your artistic abilities/No Experience Required/BYOB feel free to bring your wine, beer & appetizers/Brush N Bottle 881-0655 or visit us online to make your reservation

Halloween Costume Party 8:00PM
With music by Anna Warr & Giant Blue/Show goes until 12am/$7 Cover/Prizes for best costume/The Boondocks Lounge 3306 N 1st Ave 690-0991

ADDED Halloween at Hotel Congress 8:00PM
21+/This event is another opportunity for partygoers to wear that costume for a chance to take home a piece of the $1,000 in cash & other marvelous prizes/Tickets are $5 in advance & at the door/Musical performances include Tucson's favorite Chicha Dust, accompanied by DJ's Dirtyverbs, PC Party & Rip Dee/Hotel Congress 311 E Congress St 622-8848

Hot Era Party! 9:00PM
Until 2am/Fri Nights/DJs + Special Guest/Visuals/Drink Specials/No Cover Ever/Dance Party/Late Night Slices/Free Buttons & Stickers/Sky Bar 536 N 4th Ave 622-4300

Dance Fusion with DJ Blade 9:00PM
Until 2am/21+/No Cover/Mix of your favorite dance music at Desert Diamond Casino 7350 S Nogales Highway 294-7777

Latin Dance Revolution presents: "Latin Lovers Salsa Fridays" 9:00PM
Dance your cares away to different bands every Friday/Salsa, Mambo, Timba, Bachata, ChaCha, Merengue & more/Dancing until 2am/Free Salsa/Bachata Lesson 9pm-10pm/Singles & couples welcome/Cover $7 till 10pm, $10 after/at CLUB XS 5851 E Speedway Blvd 444-0439

Cyber Bowling 9:30PM
Futuristic Light Show & Music (Price includes unlimited bowling & shoe rental) Fiesta Lane 887-2695/Tucson Bowl 747-1363/Santa Cruz Lanes 622-2186

Evil Dead 2 10:00PM
Featuring dazzling special effects & eye-popping visuals (including some of the most spectacular point-of-view Steadicam work ever), Sam Raimi's crazed creature feature is one of the greatest cult horror flicks of all-time! Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd 795-0844

The Rocky Horror Halloween Bash! 10:00PM
Admission $6/Loft Members $5
No one under 17 will be admitted without a parent or adult guardian, ID required/The Loft Cinema 3233 E Speedway Blvd 795-0844

Cyber Bowling 10:00PM
Light Show, Music & Videos (Price includes unlimited bowling & shoe rental) Lucky Strike Bowl 327-4926

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