Quick Bites


Sauce Pizza and Wine's new seasonal menu. For the fall season, new limited-time dishes will be offered at Sauce. Known for its made-fresh-daily food, Sauce is rolling out a variety of different options, such as the winter roasted vegetable pizza, roasted portobello and artichoke bruschetta, and pumpkin and candied pecan cannoli. This will be available at all four Sauce locations in Tucson.

Chiles, Chocolate & Day of the Dead Festival. POPPED Artisan Popcorn is hosting its fifth annual homage at Tohono Chul Park, celebrating the Day of the Dead, fiery chiles and chocolate. Throughout the venue, different vendors will be selling chiles, Day of the Dead inspired crafts, and chocolate culinary options. At the festival, you can watch cooking demonstrations, see live local artists and purchase different types of local food. Kids can enjoy all sorts of activities and can received a free "Day of the Dead" themed face painting. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, and Saturday, Nov. 4. 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte. $15, or $5 for members.

Friday Night Live at Steam Pump Ranch. The Oro Valley Parks & Recreation department is organizing a beautiful night with local music for friends and family to come enjoy at the Steam Pump Ranch. Dan Levenson and the Cat Mountain Rounders will be the first band to perform, with the Hot Lizards performing for the second part of the event. Sonoita Vineyards will have wine sales, while food trucks serve your food options. 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2. 10901 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley.

32nd annual Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games. This weekend, the Tucson Celtic Festival is back with more Celtic traditions and culture at the Rillito Downs Park. At the festival, there will be Celtic food, Scottish and Highland dance, bagpipe bands, a kids area, junior Highland athletics and heavy athletic competition hosted by the Tucson Celtic Hammerheads. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, and Sunday, Nov. 4. 4502 N. First Ave.

Desert Foods Festival. The Garden Kitchen will be celebrating native southwestern foods this weekend at its location. Food samples, cooking demonstrations, local vendors, salsa dancing, music, garden activities and tours will be available. You can bring canned goods to both support the community pantry and possibly win prizes. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 2205 S. Fourth Ave.

Second Annual Superhero vs Villain Bar Crawl. If you want a little more fun at Comic Con, join the costumed heroes and villains who will be hitting the downtown and Fourth Avenue bars to save (or perhaps conquer) the world. Or at least this little corner of it. 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 213 N. Fourth Ave. Pre-Sale $15. Door Price $20

Eighth Annual Harvest Festival. Do you want to harvest popcorn? Have you ever even harvested popcorn before? The festival offers many activities, but popcorn harvesting may be an opportunity to do something you have never done. The full event will include a petting zoo, healthy food demonstrations, a raffle, gourmet food samples, live music, farm tours, educational activities for kids, fresh produce sales, hayrides, food trucks and more. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. 4210 N. Campbell Ave.

23rd Annual Tucson Fire Fighters Chili Cook-Off. Firefighters from all around Southern Arizona will be gathering in a cook-off to see who can put together the best chili recipe, with the mission to raise money for the Adopt-A-Family program. The event is hosted by Tucson Firefighter Charities and the Tucson Fire Fighters Association. Get in on the tasting at Reid Park Bandshell. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. North Country Club Road and East 22nd Street.

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