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Ace of Escape!
Enjoy a 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 406 N. Church Ave. 222-7395 www.AceOfEscape.com Promo code: CLUE with 15% off (By appointment only)
Canoa Cup Car Show (Register by Sept 12th for the Sept 21st Show)
Fundraiser for the Historic Canoa Ranch Visitors Center & Gift Shop/Open to all cars and classes-$25 registration fee per car/1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place recognitions/The 1st place trophy is a beautiful, large, hand blown glass cup by a master glass artist/2nd and 3rd place will have plaque/certificates/We’ll have prizes, a raffle, and guests can enjoy vendors, food vendors, drinks, historic presentation, DJ music and more! Historic Canoa Ranch Conservation Park 5375 S. I-19 Frontage Rd. 724-5220 or www.pima.gov/canoaranch for registration info
Edible and Medicinal Plants Tour 8:00AM
Dave Morris shares his botanical trove of Sonoran Desert knowledge (liberally sprinkled with excruciating puns and jokes) You'll see jojoba, creosote, and other plants while Dave explains their medicinal and edible uses/Join us to learn how prickly-pear cacti, ratany, agaves, jojoba and other native plants have fed, healed and clothed Sonoran Desert peoples for more than 1,000 years/Daily Park entrance fee: Adult (Age 13 and older) $15/Child (5–12) $5/Age 4 & Under Free/Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park 37615 U.S. Hwy 60-Superior 689-2723
Buffalo Exchange $1 Clothing Sale 8:00AM - 12:00PM
The sale will go from 8am until noon, or until the clothes run out! Shop men's and women's clothes for ONLY $1 each-All Proceeds benefit The Humane Society of Southern Arizona/HSSA Main Campus at 635 W. Roger Rd. 327-6088
Rillito Park Farmers Market 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Local farmers, ranchers and artisan food purveyors featuring local produce and fresh cuisine, year-round/Rillito Park 4502 North 1st Ave. 882-2157
Tucson Petting Zoo! 9:00AM - 6:00PM
$8 a person/Includes food for all the farm animals and emus! $12 includes all the farm animals and exotic animal tour/Come down and meet capybaras, tortoise, goats, chickens, porcupines and lots more! Funny Foot Farms 2405 W. Wetmore Rd. 399-6555 www.tucsonpettingzoo.com OR www.facebook.com/FunnyFootFarm
Celebrate the National Park Service's 103rd Anniversary! 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Offering 50% off selected clearance merchandise/The National Parks Store 12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr. call 622-6014
Touring Arizona’s Parks (Presentation) 11:00AM
2 Times: 11AM & 2PM/Take a 20-minute picture tour of Arizona’s other scenic national park areas - there’s more variety than you think! We know you are traveling, so bring along your questions about your next stop-Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (East) 3693 S Old Spanish Rd. 733-5153 (Park Entrance fee applies $20 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
2019 Summer Lecture Series - “News and Propaganda in the Early Modern Period” 11:30AM
Free, open to the public/Preachers, Pamphlets, and Propaganda: The Early Reformation in the German Lands-Dean Messinger, master’s student/Ute Lotz-Heumann, Director of the Division and Heiko A. Oberman Professor of Late Medieval and Reformation History, and Beth Plummer, Susan C. Karant-Nunn Professor of Reformation and Early Modern European History, will contextualize and comment on the lecture (Luise Betterton-Division for Late Medieval and Reformation Studies UofA 626-5448) St. Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church-Murphey Gallery 4440 N. Campbell Ave.
Space Trek! (Closing Show!) 12:30PM
$22.95/$20.95/$12.95/Hurtle through the galaxy with Captain James P. Trek and the crew of the Starship Entrepreneur as they battle evil forces for possession of a secret new weapon capable of destroying the Universe! The Gaslight Theatre 7010 E. Broadway Blvd. 886-9428 www.TheGaslightTheatre.com
Vigilante Sunday 12:30PM - 3:00PM
Free/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 1PM the Tombstone Vigilantes will start their family friendly re-enactment skits right on historic Allen street in Tombstone www.tombstonevigilantes.com
Bingo! At the Shrine! 12:45PM - 3:45PM
Are you feeling lucky? Do you like to cover numbers with big colorful dots? How about winning $$! Come down and play BINGO at the Shrine! The bar is open for food and drinks and the auditorium is open for BINGO and winning $$! Sabbar Shrine Center 450 S. Tucson Blvd. 624-2509
The Healing Transition Pet Loss Support Group 1:00PM - 2:30PM
As with any grief process, it takes time to adjust to your loved one’s absence~We never really “get over” the loss of our beloved but the weight does become more manageable over time/You will learn tools for coping with your loss and the stress of grieving-The meetings are free of charge and s sponsored by HSSA/The Healing Transition Pet Loss Support Group meets on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month at Humane Society of Southern Arizona (HSSA) located at 635 W. Roger Rd. (If you are interested in attending please contact Chrysanne Fife 304-3909 or HSSA’s Volunteer Coordinator 327-6088 ext. 134)
Eos Planetarium Theater (Sundays) 1:00PM - 5:00PM
We Are Stars 1PM/Great White Shark 2PM/Laser Stranger Things 3PM/Tucson Sky & Beyond 4PM/Tickets are sold day-of only/Please arrive 15-20 minutes prior to showtime/UA Science Flandrau Planetarium 1601 E University Blvd. 621-STAR
Painting Class (Monet's Garden) 2:00PM
$25/Grab a friend or bring the kids 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
Gutenberg! The Musical! 2:00PM
$25/$20 Presented by Southern Arizona Performing Arts Company (SAPAC) Back by popular demand, this hit two-man musical spoof is a special add-on event to our regular full season of musical productions! Two desperate (and bravely untalented) songwriters perform a backers' audition for their new musical about Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press. With an unending supply of enthusiasm, they sing all the songs and play all the parts in their hilarious historical epic/Unscrewed Theater 4500 E Speedway Blvd. #39 (SAPAC 261-9309 For ticket info)
NEW! Cartooning with Chip! 2:00PM
$25/Grab a friend, bring the kids and learn some basic cartooning with Chip/Create your own character and illustrate your own 3 panel comic strip! Creative Juice 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd Ste. #160 (La Plaza Shoppes) 359-6675 www.creativejuiceartbar.com
Cooking With Prickly Pear (Talk) 3:15PM - 3:45PM
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! Wheelchair accessible/Saguaro National Park (West) 2700 N. Kinney Rd. 733-5158 (Park Entrance fee applies $20 per vehicle/weekly pass-both districts of the park)
Dueling Pianos, A Sing-Along Party! 6:00PM
$16/An interactive musical experience where YOU request the songs in the show! Lisa Otey and Daniel “Sly” Slipetsky join us and will have you laughing, dancing, and singing along! Don’t miss the fun! *With special guest emcee, Randall McDonald! The Gaslight Music Hall 13005 N. Oracle Rd. at Rancho Vistoso Blvd-Oro Valley 529-1000 www.gaslightmusichall.com
Family Skate Night 6:00PM - 9:00PM
$6 Individual or $12 for up to 6 Skaters ($4 Skate Rental) Skate Country 7980 E. 22nd St 298-4409
The Estrogen Hour 6:30PM - 8:30PM
A celebration of women in comedy and a fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society/Join host Nancy Stanley and a great line-up of some of Tucson’s funniest females for an evening of “True Confessions” Laff's Comedy Caffe 2900 E. Broadway Blvd. www.tucsoncomedy.com/event/the-estrogen-hour-at-laffs-3
Chris Isaak in Concert 7:00PM
$39.50 & up/Fox Tucson Theatre 17 W. Congress 547-3040
Outlaws & Renegades Tour – Travis Tritt + Charlie Daniels Band 7:00PM - 10:00PM
$20 & up/Special guest Love and Theft/Casino Del Sol-AVA Amphitheater 5655 W Valencia Rd. 855-765-7829
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/Nevada Smith's Saloon 1175 W. Miracle Mile 622-9064 www.NevadaSmithsSaloon.com
Press Play Karaoke Sunday 8:00PM - Midnight
Hosted by Magic Michael/Playground Bar & Lounge 278 E Congress St. 396-3691
Ynot Late Night Karaoke 10:00PM
Free, 21+/Cap off your weekend the right way, singing with your friends! The Hotel Congress 311 E. Congress St. 792-6366
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