SPECIAL EVENTSEvents This Week
CAMERA SHOW. Shrine Temple. 450 S. Tucson Blvd. The Arizona Photographic Collectors present their 26th Camera Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28. The show features cameras and lenses of all types and formats, darkroom equipment, projectors, literature, exhibitions and accessories galore. Admission is $4, $1 off with a coupon available at local shops. Early birds will be admitted at 8:30 a.m. for $10. Call 529-5072 for information.
DOUBLEWIDE SHOWROOM. The Screening Room. 127 E. Congress St. The Doublewide Showroom features original works by Tucson musicians, filmmakers and poets. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, with music by Nervous Duane Norman; spoken-word by poets SK Smith, Kind Essence and Peggy Stanley; and films by Dore O, Laura Brungard, Seoungho Cho and Maura Donnelly. Admission is $2. Call 622-2262 for information.
HISTORIC HOME TOUR. The West University Neighborhood Association sponsors its 18th Historic Home Tour form noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 29, beginning at Roskruge School, 506 E. Sixth St. Fifteen historic homes, landmarks and gardens are included. Advance tickets are $5, available at Time Market and Delectables Restaurant. Tickets the day of the tour are $7. A celebration of Roskruge School's 90th birthday, including dinner and entertainment, will follow the tour. Dinner tickets are $5. Call 624-9272 for information.
VOICE AND RANGE BENEFIT. Voice & Range Home Base. 741 S. Third Ave. The new Voice & Range Registry of Collaborative Artists and Affiliates begins its second year with a preview benefit and barbeque at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 28. Evening includes readings and dance performances. The barbeque begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday, and features live acoustic music. Tickets are $5 in advance or at the gate. Call 628-2886 for information.
WHITE ELEPHANT SALE. The Arizona Historical Society Auditorium. 949 E. Second St. The Arizona Historical Society sponsors its 17th annual Docent Council White Elephant Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 27 and 28. Sale includes books, plants, appliances, clothing, furniture, jewelry and gift certificates. Call 628-5774 for information or to make a tax-deductible donation to the sale.
WALK AMERICA. Rillito Park. The March of Dimes' largest annual fundraising event, WalkAmerica, features a 15km and a 5km route. Over 1,200 Tucsonans are expected to participate in activities that include an aerobic warm-up, BBQ picnic lunch, live music, carnival games and face painting for kids. Call 298-5490 for information.
WILD GAME BARBEQUE. Sabino Gun Range, north end of Sabino Canyon Road. The Tucson Rod and Gun Club holds its annual Wild Game Barbeque from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 29. The meal includes wild game, beef, coleslaw, beans, a beverage and dessert. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children, and free for TRGC members, although a donation is suggested. Call 579-7525 for information.
WALKING TOURS. The Arizona Historical Society presents a walking tours of Historic Tucson from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 28. Beginning at the Sosa-Carillo-Frémont House Museum, the tour canvasses more than 20 homes, sites and buildings. Cost is $4.50. Reservations are required. Call 622-0956 for reservations and information.
WAREHOUSE WALKING TOURS. Hotel Congress Lobby. 311 E. Congress St. The Tucson Arts District Partnership offers tours of the historic downtown warehouse district from 9 to 11 a.m. the second Saturday of the month, through May 1998. This expert-guided tour covers a one-mile area, and includes an overview of the area's history, with brief visits to several artists' studios. Call 624-9977 for information.
YMCA RUN/WALK. Join fellow Tucsonans in support of the Jacobs/City YMCA and the National Guard Family Support Group at the ninth annual Rillito Run and Ramble on Sunday, March 29. Fun walkers and runners take the lead at 7:30 a.m., followed by participants in the more intense 10k at 7:45 a.m. Refreshments and an award ceremony immediately follow the event. Entry fees are $21 for adults, $16 for ages 10 and under. Wheelchairs are welcome; strollers and rollerblades will not be permitted. Call 888-7716 for information.
Out Of Town
SPIRIT OF MOTHER EARTH. Globe High School. The Globe High School Native American Club hosts Spirit of Mother Earth, a show featuring native music and dancing, at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, April 2 and 3. Tickets are available at the Globe High School bookstore.
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