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Arts for All: Artwork on Display

October 1 - October 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

The mission of Arts for All is "to provide accessible education, training, and experiences in the arts for children, particularly those with special needs." Artwork will be displayed on the wooden towers September 1 - October 31, 2017 and in the glass cases October 1 - 31, 2017, during regular library hours.

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Free

Carolyn King: Paintings on View

October 1 - October 31
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

The paintings of Carolyn King will be displayed at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library from October 1-31, during regular library hours.   Artist Statement: This work is a collection of mixed-media paintings titled "Las Damas del Desierto" (The ladies of the Desert). The images represent women from the six cultures that converged over time […]

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Ongoing
Free

Call for Artists!

September 23 @ 8:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm
BICAS, 2001 N. 7th Ave
Tucson, 85705

CALL to ARTISTS - Bicycle Art BICAS is currently seeking bicycle-inspired artworks and art created from bike parts!  All mediums accepted. Artists are welcome to use scrap bike parts from BICAS. This is a great opportunity for artists to show off their art while donating to a good cause; over 1200 people come to our […]

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Free

James G. Davis (1931-2016): Down at the Tower Bar, a Retrospective

October 4 @ 11:00 am - October 7 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2017

Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Etherton Gallery celebrates the career of Arizona painter James G. Davis in a retrospective exhibition, Down at the Tower Bar, which features paintings and prints made over four decades, shown with new paintings by Turner G. Davis in the Axial Gallery and featuring Michael Chittock in the In-House pop-up. Down at the Tower Bar opens […]

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Free

James G. Davis (1931-2016): Down at the Tower Bar, a Retrospective

October 5 @ 11:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2017

Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Etherton Gallery celebrates the career of Arizona painter James G. Davis in a retrospective exhibition, Down at the Tower Bar, which features paintings and prints made over four decades, shown with new paintings by Turner G. Davis in the Axial Gallery and featuring Michael Chittock in the In-House pop-up. Down at the Tower Bar opens […]

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$8

SAHBA Fall Show 2017

October 6 @ 10:00 am - October 8 @ 6:00 pm

Tucson's largest home and garden show, where you'll find the latest in home improvement and technology trends, remodeling ideas and the best outdoor concepts

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$8

SAHBA Fall Show 2017

October 6 @ 10:00 am - October 8 @ 6:00 pm

Tucson's largest home and garden show, where you'll find the latest in home improvement and technology trends, remodeling ideas and the best outdoor concepts

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Free

James G. Davis (1931-2016): Down at the Tower Bar, a Retrospective

October 6 @ 11:00 am - October 9 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2017

Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Etherton Gallery celebrates the career of Arizona painter James G. Davis in a retrospective exhibition, Down at the Tower Bar, which features paintings and prints made over four decades, shown with new paintings by Turner G. Davis in the Axial Gallery and featuring Michael Chittock in the In-House pop-up. Down at the Tower Bar opens […]

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DUSK MUSIC FESTIVAL

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - October 8 @ 11:30 pm

Dusk is an exciting musical experience held in the heart of Tucson at the Historic Rillito Downs. This unique music festival pushes boundaries by bringing nationally recognized musical acts to our city. This energizes diverse groups of people who genuinely care about Tucson and want to have a hand in its continuous reinvention. Dusk offers […]

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$8.00

13th Annual Tucson Film Festival

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - October 9 @ 7:00 pm
Century 20 El Con, 3601 E Broadway Blvd
Tucson, 85716

The Song of Sway Lake is the opening night film of the 13th Annual Tucson Film Festival. The festival continues at Century 20 El Con with premieres, six features films and lots of short films. Come enjoy Q&As with directors, producers, composers and actors!

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8:30 am
Free

Volunteer Orientation

October 7 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

Here's an opportunity to find out about a wide variety of volunteer opportunities available at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library. Please fill out an application and bring it to the orientation. RSVP to Karen, 791-4010 or Karen.Greene@pima.gov for further information needed for this orientation.

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10:00 am

Locomotive Saturdays at Historic Train Depot

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Historic Train Depot, 400 N. Toole Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Explore regional transportation history, and see a freight trains passing by, or ring the locomotive bell at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum every Saturday, year round.

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Free

Pumpkin Fiesta

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 8, 2017 at 10:00am

Sonoran Glass School, 633 W. 18th Street
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

EXPLORE glass art pumpkins patches in a fall-themed gallery. ENJOY free admission and exciting glassblowing presentations. CREATE your own glass pumpkin or other project in the studio. SUPPORT nonprofit glass art education in Southern Arizona. It’s back!!! The Pumpkin Fiesta returns to bring you fiery glass art experiences and a huge pumpkin patch of this year’s pumpkins made by […]

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10:30 am
$5

Children’s Adventure Hour

October 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating until April 7, 2018

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 186 North Court
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Join Ms. Pat, who will guide children ages 4-8 through a tour of the Presidio Museum designed specifically for them and demonstrate where cochineal comes from (the red-dye that was an important trade commodity for early settlers). The adventure will also include a "daily life" hands-on activity, which could include drawing with natural dyes pot […]

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$4 - $8

Children’s Adventure Hour at Presidio Museum

October 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 186 North Court
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

The Presidio Museum welcomes young children to explore history! Children ages 4 - 8 are invited to visit the Museum for Children’s Adventure Hour, resuming the first Saturday of the month in October and continuing each first Saturday through April. The first of these will be held on October 7 at 10:30 am. Join Ms. […]

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11:00 am
Free

James G. Davis (1931-2016): Down at the Tower Bar, a Retrospective

October 7 @ 11:00 am - October 10 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 11, 2017

Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Etherton Gallery celebrates the career of Arizona painter James G. Davis in a retrospective exhibition, Down at the Tower Bar, which features paintings and prints made over four decades, shown with new paintings by Turner G. Davis in the Axial Gallery and featuring Michael Chittock in the In-House pop-up. Down at the Tower Bar opens […]

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11:30 am

Free Guided Tours

October 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2017

An event every month that begins at 11:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2017

Arizona History Museum, 949 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Tucson, AZ United States

Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, the Arizona History Museum is offering free public guided tours of the museum. Tours will begin at 11:30 and will last around 45 minutes. Learn the in-depth history of Southern Arizona, complete with artifacts like Wyatt Earp’s pistol and a walk-through replica mine. Tours are free with […]

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Free Guided Tours

October 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
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Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month
Arizona History Museum, 949 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ 85719
Tucson, AZ United States

Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, the Arizona History Museum is offering free public guided tours of the museum. Tours will begin at 11:30 and will last around 45 minutes. Learn the in-depth history of Southern Arizona, complete with artifacts like Wyatt Earp’s pistol and a walk-through replica mine. Tours are free with […]

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12:00 pm
Free

NaNoWriMo Planning Session

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) where participants endeavor to write a 50,000 word novel in just one month. For more information and to sign up, go to National Novel Writing Month. Join us for a planning session. It's a time to meet new people, bounce ideas off each other, and cement your plots!

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5:00 pm
Free

Art Gallery Reception

October 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Philabaum Glass Gallery & Studio, 711 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

"New Works from Hunting Studio Glassworks". Reception from 5pm - 7pm. Meet father-son glass artists Wes and Wesley Hunting from Princeton, WI, as we open their exhibition of blown vases, solid crystal sculptures, and blown and reconfigured sculptures. Philabaum Glass Gallery 711 S. 6th Avenue- just south of the downtown center.

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6:00 pm
Free

Surrealistic Stew

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

Contreras Gallery, 110 E. 6th St.
Tucson, 85705 United States

Surrealistic Stew Reception: Saturday, October 7 th. from 6 pm. to 9 pm. October 7 through 28 Artists: Gary Aagaard, Neda Contreras, E. M. Contreras

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Free

Surrealistic Stew

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2017

Contreras Gallery, 110 E. 6th St.
Tucson, 85705 United States

Surrealistic Stew Reception: Saturday, October 7 th. from 6 pm. to 9 pm. October 7 through 28 Artists: Gary Aagaard, Neda Contreras, E. M. Contreras

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6:30 pm
$150

Evening of Play

October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S 6th Avenue
Tucson, 85701 United States

The Children’s Museum Tucson is the place for kids to play, learn and discover – and this is your chance to get in on the fun at this adults-only event! Join us for the 7th annual Evening of Play and help support the joy of discovery, learning and play! • Great food from top local […]

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7:00 pm

Saturday Jazz Showcase at Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant, 198 W. Cushing St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

The Cushing Street Bar and Restaurant hosts a performance of live, cool jazz every Saturday night at the downtown eatery, located on Barrio Viejo's Presidio Trail in an 1860s adobe building.

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Tucson Roadrunners Home Opener

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tucson Arena, 260 S Church St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

The Tucson Roadrunners, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Arizona Coyotes, announced that the team’s 2017-18 schedule will open at Tucson Arena on Saturday, October 7 against heated rival the San Diego Gulls at 7:05 p.m. This will be the first time the Roadrunners open the AHL season on home ice, after beginning the […]

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FREE

3rd Annual Stone Avenue Block Party

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Five Points, S. Stone Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets
Tucson, 85701

STONE AVENUE BLOCK PARTY The Jewish History Museum and Consulate of Mexico in Tucson’s 3rd annual block party is being held on Stone Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets.  Live music by Mexico City’s Klezmerson blends European Jewish Klezmer music with jazz and rock and Mexican influence combining traditional pieces with personal arrangements.  This free […]

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Free

“SIZE Matters” Evening Reception

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WomanKraft Art Center, 388 s. Stone Ave.
Tucson, 85701 United States

WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Tucson, AZ 85701 invites you to the current exhibit, ‘SIZE Matters’ Please join us for a very special evening reception Saturday, October 7th, from 7:00-10:00 PM. Located @ 388 S. Stone Ave. Regular gallery hours every Wednesday - Saturday, 1-5:00 PM. Please join us at the WomanKraft Art […]

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$25

JIM NORTON – KNEELING ROOM ONLY @ THE RIALTO THEATRE

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Rialto Theatre, 318 E Congress St.
Tucson, 85701

American comedian, radio personality, bestselling author and actor, Jim Norton is the co-host of The Opie with Jim Norton Show on Sirius XM Radio and currently has 3 one-hour comedy specials available on Hulu. He has regularly guest-starred on The Tonight Show, The Late Show with David Letterman, Louie, and Inside Amy Schumer

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$35

LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III @ 191 TOOLE

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
191 Toole, 191 E. Toole Ave
Tucson, AZ United States

Loudon Wainwright (born September 5, 1946, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA) is an American songwriter, folk singer, humorist and actor. He was married Canadian singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle with whom he had two children, Rufus Wainwright and Martha Wainwright. He also has a daughter, Lucy Wainwright Roche with the singer Suzzy Roche. He is the son […]

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Free

Peter Dalton Ronstadt y Los Tucsonenses at Club Congress

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

(7PM, FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY, ON THE PLAZA) Join us for another lovely Saturday evening on the Hotel Congress plaza for our Fall Concert Series! This weekend, we are delighted to welcome local legend Peter Dalton Ronstadt y Los Tucsonenses to our stage! This event is free and family friendly.

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8:00 pm
Free

FALL EXHIBITIONS OPENING

October 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum Of Contemporary Art, 265 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

The Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson (MOCA Tucson) is pleased to present three exhibitions exploring the realities of living and working along the U.S.-Mexico border. Using the border wall as a metaphor to explore the liminal spaces that we occupy, these presentations will discuss shifting identities, the movement of people and goods, and the collapse […]

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10:00 pm
Free

Saturdaze Dance Party

October 7 @ 10:00 pm - 11:55 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00pm on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Join our resident DJs Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & Andrew Shuta with special guest from Phoenix, Sean Watson for what has become one of Tucson’s funnest Saturday nights. Free entry, $4 Stoli flavors & Maker’s Mark, & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. DO NOT forget your dancing shoes. […]

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