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Presidio San Agustín del Tucson

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196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
(520) 837-8119

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October 2019

$5

Day of the Dead Altars/Día de los Muertos Ofrendas on Display at the Presidio Museum

October 26 @ 10:00 am - October 27 @ 4:00 pm
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One event on October 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 31, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 1, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 3, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Originating in central southern Mexico, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a celebration welcoming back the dead, who visit with friends and family during the holiday. Celebrants believe that at midnight on Oct. 31, the souls of deceased children come to visit with their families. They stay through November 1. The souls of deceased adults visit on November 2. Altars are set up to welcome the deceased with their favorite foods, games, photos of the deceased and…

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$5

Family Adventure Fourth Saturday at the Presidio Museum – Special Day of the Dead Crafts Day

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Join us to make Calaveras de azucar (sugar skulls), caléndulas de papel (paper marigolds), y otros ofrendas (other offerings) that go on Día de los Muertos altars.  Create your own altar at home or just use them to decorate for the season!

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$35

The Dead of Downtown Tucson Guided Walking Tour

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Join our expert historian, Homer Thiel, for a walk with the spirits!  See where old cemeteries were located and what buildings are there today.  Learn about characters of the past who were buried and sometimes reburied.

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November 2019

$20

Turquoise Trail Walking Tour

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on October 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 6, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 12, 2019 at 10:00 am

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Let one of our knowledgeable docents lead you on a walk along the 2.5-mile Turquoise Trail through downtown to see historic buildings and hear stories that make Tucson's history special.

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$85

Presidio District Gastronomy Tour

November 7 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 23, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 7, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 13, 2019 at 12:30 pm

One event on November 20, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Celebrating Tucson's UNESCO City of Gastronomy designation, the tour includes stops at four locations in the historic Presidio District of Downtown Tucson.  Participants experience Tucson's complex food heritage and the fusion of Old and New World ingredients while hearing great stories of Tucson's history in some of it's more historic locations. ***The November 7 tour includes additional fees for transportation from Green Valley.  The November 13 tour includes additional fees for transportation from Oro Valley.

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$5

Living History Day at the Presidio Museum: Honoring our Veterans

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Live Arizona's military history today.  Re-enactors from all periods of Arizona's rich military history will be on hand including Spanish soldados, Buffalo soldiers, Arizona Rangers, and more.

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$60

Presidio Block History Tour

November 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:45 pm
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One event on November 15, 2019 at 11:30 am

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Step back in time, and discover the interesting stories of Tucson’s past that have made the city what it is today.  The Presidio Block History Tour includes a tour of the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum and the Tucson Museum of Art's Historic Block, as well as a delicious lunch at La Cocina.

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$35

The Archaeology of Downtown Tucson Guided Walking Tour

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Join our expert historian, Homer Thiel, for a walk back in time!  Visit sites of former buildings.  Learn about what has been recovered from the ground and what it tells us about Tucsonans of the past.

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$5

Family Adventure Fourth Saturday at the Presidio Museum

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 28, 2019

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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At the Presidio, we believe that "living history" is the most entertaining and most impactful form of education for our young visitors - and their families!  The program includes: **A tour of the Presidio grounds the Presidio barracks and original foundation wall, the millstone and the mural **A tinsmithing activity **An interactive activity that incorporates a lesson about Tucson’s history and culture.   **A story and a coloring activity that encourages children to express what they have learned.   Attendees may arrive…

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$5

Family Adventure Fourth Saturday

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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At the Presidio, we believe that "living history" is the most entertaining and most impactful form of education for our young visitors- and their families! The program includes: **A tour of the Presidio grounds the Presidio barracks and original foundation wall, the millstone and the mural **A tinsmithing or blacksmithing activity **An interactive activity that incorporates a lesson about Tucson’s history and culture.  Participants may arrive any time between 10 am and 1 pm to participate.

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$5

Bring Out-of-Town Guests to the Presidio Museum!

November 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Looking for something to do with your family visiting over Thanksgiving weekend?  Bring them to the Presidio Museum for docent tours, interpretive history and special activities.

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December 2019

$5

Luminaria Night at the Presidio Museum

December 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Visit the historic district for an old fashioned Arizona holiday and evening.  The Presidio Museum will stay open until 7:30 pm.  Luminarias and the Christmas tree will be lit.  Warm your hands by the horno fire.  Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies.  Docents will be available for nighttime tours.  La Cocina and Old Town Artisans shops will be open late for dinner and shopping. Return on Saturday, Dec. 14, for an evening Living History Luminaria Night with re-enactors presenting nighttime activities…

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$5

Living History at the Presidio Museum: Luminaria Night

December 14 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Join us for our traditional Living History Luminaria Night celebration from 4-7 pm.  Presidio re-enactors will present nighttime activities and musket demonstrations.  Carrillo School will present Las Posadas.  Hot tamales for sale.  Children will enjoy Old World crafts.

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Bring Out-of-Town Guests to the Presidio Museum!

December 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Looking for something to do with your family visiting over Christmas?  Bring them to the Presidio Museum for docent tours, interpretive history and special activities.

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$5

Family Adventure Fourth Saturday at the Presidio Museum

December 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Presidio San Agustín del Tucson, 196 North Court Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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At the Presidio, we believe that "living history" is the most entertaining and most impactful form of education for our young visitors- and their families! The program includes: **A tour of the Presidio grounds the Presidio barracks and original foundation wall, the millstone and the mural **A blacksmithing or tinsmithing activity **An interactive activity that incorporates a lesson about Tucson’s history and culture.  Participants may arrive any time between 10 am and 1 pm to participate.

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