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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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$10 - $35

TENWEST Festival

October 14 - October 22
Various Locations, See TENWEST website for details
Tucson, 85701

The TENWEST Festival of Innovation will occur in downtown Tucson October 14-22, 2017. A celebration of arts, technology, entrepreneurship, and communities, TENWEST is a week full of talks, workshops, performances, and networking designed to highlight Tucson’s talent and inspire innovation. From Shark Tank-style pitch competitions for startups to Podcast workshops supported by KXCI, TENWEST offers over 60 engaging talks throughout the week and includes […]

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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 18 @ 11:00 am - October 21 @ 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 19 @ 11:00 am - October 22 @ 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

Día de los Muertos Exhibit: Monarchs and Nichos

October 20 @ 10:00 am - November 15 @ 4:00 pm
Downtown History Museum, 140 N. Stone
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

The Downtown History Museum continues the tradition of celebrating Día de los Muertos with Carrillo K-5 Magnet School.  Monarch butterflies and angel shrines (nichos) created by the 4th and 5th grade students will be on display in the museum gallery. The exhibit will be on display October 20th through November 15th, 2017. Admission is free to the museum, […]

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Free

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

October 20 @ 11:00 am - October 23 @ 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 - $75

Pueblo Festivo – Benefit Concert

October 20 @ 9:00 pm - October 21 @ 11:30 pm
Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind, 1200 W Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85745 United States

You are invited to 2017 Pueblo Festivo Benefit Weekend On Friday and Saturday, October 20-21, 2017, Phi Beta Sigma LKS Chapter, Inc. will host Pueblo Festivo, poised to be Tucson’s most exclusive benefit weekend targeted to reduce the number of fatalities and accidents due to impaired motorists. Come enjoy the star-studded Comedy Show and Benefit […]

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8:30 am
Free

Seed Library Volunteer Orientation

October 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

Share your love of gardening with others by becoming a Seed Library volunteer. Some volunteer activities may include: Seed sorting and repacking Help with Seed Library outreach and events Mentor new gardeners and seed savers Maintaining seed library collection Plus more opportunities The seed library welcomes volunteers of all abilities and interests, you don't have […]

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9:00 am
Free

All Souls Procession Papier-Mâché Craftshop

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Open to the public and always FREE! Join us to create something for the Procession! No experience required. Create a mask or puppet or float or other papier-mâché creation to walk with or wear in the Procession. If you have a project and need help bringing it to life we are here to help! No […]

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10:00 am

Locomotive Saturdays at Historic Train Depot

October 21 @ 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

Surrealistic Stew

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 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

FAME! The Family Arts & Music Experience at the Children’s Museum Tucson

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Children’s Museum Tucson, 200 S 6th Avenue
Tucson, 85701 United States

Save the Date for the 7th Annual FAME - Family Arts & Music Experience at Children's Museum Tucson   Tucson, Ariz--- FAME, a Family Arts and Music Experience, will take place at the Children's Museum located at 200 S. 6th Avenue on Saturday, October 21st  from 10am to 2pm.   Now in its 7th year, the event […]

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Free

Surrealistic Stew

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 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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Opening Weekend Community Celebration

October 21 @ 10:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm
Tucson Museum of Art, 140 N. Main Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

After a summer of renovation and expansion, the Tucson Museum of Art will reopen with new galleries, new feature exhibitions, and new selections from the museum’s permanent collection on view. Best of all, admission will be FREE the weekend of Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22! Join us and make art, engage with community […]

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10:30 am
Free

Main Library Poetry Circle

October 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

Join us for monthly poetry discussions, led by docents from the UA Poetry Center. The event is free, and no preparation or knowledge of poetry is necessary. Everyone is welcome to attend as we read from favorite poets, learn about new poets and share our views. Each participant will receive a packet of the poems […]

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11:00 am
Free

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

October 21 @ 11:00 am - October 24 @ 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 21 @ 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 21 @ 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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12:30 pm

All Souls Procession Obon Dance Workshop

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Rhythm Industry Perfomance Factory, 1013 S. Tyndall Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719 United States

Obon dance or bon odori are traditionally part of the Japanese ancestor festival of Obon. The dances are easy to learn and the more people, the more fun. Join us to learn and practice Tucson’s own Obon dance. Then join us in the Procession on Nov. 5! You can learn the dance in one session, but […]

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1:00 pm
Free

“The Holiday Bazaar” CALL TO ARTISTS

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WomanKraft Art Center, 388 s. Stone Ave.
Tucson, 85701 United States

WomanKraft Art Center currently has a CALL TO ARTISTS for the upcoming exhibit, ‘The Holiday Bazaar’, November 4 - December 20th, 2017. *We are seeking a variety of fine crafts and art that reflect the diversity of these holidays. All work on display must retail from $1- $100. All mediums accepted. WHEN: Deadline for submissions: […]

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2:00 pm
$10

Film Fest Tucson

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - October 22 @ 11:00 pm
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10/20 7-11pm; 10/21 2-11pm; 10/22 2-6pm
Scottish Rite Temple, 160 S. Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

The second annual edition of Film Fest Tucson will take place October 19-22 at the Scottish Rite Cathedral, located at 160 South Scott Avenue. The festival will feature 30 different films, both narratives and documentaries. A new addition to the festival this year is the inclusion of two free outdoor screenings. Friday, October 20 at […]

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5:00 pm
$10 - $35

TENWEST FUSE: A Showcase of Music & Makers

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Tucson, Intersection of Pennington St and Stone Ave
Tucson, 85701

TENWEST FUSE is a showcase of local Music and Makers, with performances, beer garden, food truck roundup, and a maker fair. Come be inspired by our collective creative energy!

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Free

Barrio Bones IV

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 11, 2017

Art House Centro, 201 N. Court
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

ART HOUSE CENTRO  presents Barrio Bones IV, a collection of works by over 20 local artists celebrating the Dia de los Muertos tradition.  Opens Sat., Oct. 21 with a reception from 5:00 - 7:00PM.  Continues through Nov. 11.   Old Town Artisans complex, 186 N. Meyer Ave.   620-1725 https://www.facebook.com/arthousecentro

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6:00 pm
$10 - $12

Retro Game Show Night at Club Congress

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

(DOORS AT 6PM, SHOW AT 7PM; EVENT ENDS AROUND 9PM) Retro Game Show Night is hosted by Tempest DuJour, the “Delicate Flower of the Desert.” She is Tucson’s (and possibly Arizona’s) largest drag queen and has a blazing wit that’s just as big as she is. At RGSN, we play vintage television game shows with […]

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7:00 pm

Saturday Jazz Showcase at Cushing Street Bar & Restaurant

October 21 @ 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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$15 - $65

Professional Bull Riders Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 22, 2017

Tucson Arena, 260 S Church St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

Prices will increase on the day of the event! Get yours now! The PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Real Time Pain Relief Velocity Tour will bring its thrilling, adrenaline-filled, edge-of-your seat excitement to the Tucson Arena for a two-day event on October 21 and 22, 2017. It will be the first time that the Velocity Tour […]

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Free

John Coinman at Hotel Congress

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Club Congress, 311 E. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

(7PM, FREE, FAMILY FRIENDLY, ON THE PLAZA) John Coinman is an award-winning singer-songwriter who grew up on the Kiowa Grasslands in northeastern New Mexico and now resides in our home of Tucson, Arizona. We are so excited to welcome him back to our plaza stage as part of our Fall Concert Series. It’s going to […]

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8:00 pm

Carnival of Illusion: Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La!

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 14, 2018

Scottish Rite Temple, 160 S. Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States

HANG ONTO your hat, grab your partner, and jump into an evening of OLD-WORLD MAGIC. This top-rated up-close illusion show is “Revitalizing Magic” by blending their international travel theme with all the charms of a Vaudeville-inspired roadshow. Travel up-close with the national recipients for “Excellence in Magic” and catch the longest running Arizona theater show […]

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Free

The Wicker Man screening

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Tucson, 265 S. Church Ave.
Tucson, 85701 United States

Long considered one of the very cult-iest of cult horror films, The Wicker Man: Final Cut is the definitive version of Robin Hardy’s celebrated ’70s thriller of pagan worshippers running amuck on a remote Scottish island. Seen for decades only in mutilated copies, this restored version is the culmination of a long search for the […]

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10:00 pm
Free

Saturdaze Dance Party

October 21 @ 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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