SPECIAL EVENTSEvents This Week
A YAQUI WORLD. Arizona State Museum Lawn. 1013 E. University Blvd. Roots of Culture presents an afternoon of Tucson's three Yaqui communities performing the songs and dances of the Flower World. Call 621-6281 for information.
ALL SOULS DAY PARADE. Tucson Arts District artist in residence Jon McNamara presents this multimedia processional on Saturday, November 7 during Downtown Saturday Night. The parade begins on Fourth Avenue and ends up at the TCC. For information call 624-9977 or check out the November issue of ART30 in the October 29th issue of the Tucson Weekly.
AUTHORS ON TOUR. Proscenium Theatre. Pima Community College.
The PCC Center for the Arts presents An Evening with Quentin
Crisp ; celebrated author, actor, "naked civil servant,"
and gay cultural hero at
BOOK, BAKE AND BOOGIE. Valley Of The Moon. 2544 E. Allen Road, north of Prince and east of Tucson Boulevard. This fall's event features music from six different bands, books from Bookman's and a bake sale. The festivities are from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. Tickets are $6, $5 for TKMA, $2 for kids under 16 with an adult Call 326-9021 for information.
CELTIC FESTIVAL. Green Fields Country Day School. 6000 N. Camino de la Tierra. The Tucson Friends of Traditional Music present the 11th-annual Tucson Celtoc Festival and Scottish Highland Games from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Admission is $8, children under 12 free with an adult. There is a shuttle from the Sam Levitz parking lot at Orange Grove and Thornydale.
DOWNTOWN SATURDAY. Downtown Tucson comes alive on Saturday,
November 7. Events this week feature Oaysis from 7:30 to 9:30
p.m. at the Ronstadt Transit Center, and Margo Jean and the Rubes
FARMERS' MARKET. Fifteen to 20 vendors sell vine-ripened tomatoes, organic and exotic vegetables, tamales, apples, peaches, watermelons, emu oil, flowers, European-style bread, pastries, jams, English teas, and coffee, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, October 11, at St. Philip's Plaza, Campbell Avenue at River Road.
FARMER'S MARKET. St. Philip's Plaza, River Road and Campbell Ave. Every Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. twenty or more vendors sell fresh produce, teas, honey, jams, lemon curd, bread, smoked beef and more.
FINE ART MARKET. Art Square. 172 E. Broadway. The Tucson Arts District presents over thirty juried and invited artists presenting their work to a backdrop of Eurydice, a classical flute and clarinet duo. The market continues through November with free parking, special lighting, and security provided. Call 624-9977 for information.
FINE FOOD FESTIVAL. TCC Grand Ballroom. 260 S Church Ave. The American Heart Association presents the 16th-annual Galaxy of Fine Foods at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 5. Tickets are $40 and are available at the American Heart Association 5325 E. Pima Road. Call 795-1403 for information.
GOURMET ART MARKETPLACE. This Thursday marketplace, featuring some of Arizona's gourmet food and kitchen art collectibles, is from 1 to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays, in the courtyard of St. Philip's Plaza, River Road and Campbell Avenue. Marketplace continues Thursday evenings through April 29.
HAUNTED RUINS TOURS. Valley of the Moon. 2544 E. Allen Road, north of Prince Road and east of Tucson Boulevard. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids 7 to 12, free for kids under age 7 and members. Call 323-1331 for information.
HEALTH, WELLNESS AND CRAFTS FAIR. 4001 N. Country Club Road. The Tucson Racquet and Fitness Club hosts this fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Call 795-6960 for information.
HOLIDAY BAZAAR. WomanKraft. 388 S. Stone Ave. Support local artists at this exhibit of arts and crafts. The opening reception is from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday with special appointments available. Call 629-9976 for information and additional holiday hours.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN ARIZONA. 3450 N. Kelvin Blvd
(north off Fort Lowell between Country Club and Dodge). Tour the
shelter and learn more about the Humane Society at this open house
LOCALPALOOZA. Armory Park. The Parks and Recreation Center of Downtown present a non-alcoholic music event for teens and young adults. The fun gets under way at 11 a.m. and continues until 10 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Admission is a donation of one dollar or two cans of food for the Community Food Bank. Call 237-8202 for information.
MODELS FAIR AND DEMONSTRATION. Pima Air and Space Museum. 6000 E. Valencia Road. 574-0462. The World of Models, a fair and demonstration, honors skilled modelers who have built hundreds of displays at the museum. Learn first-hand from the masters. Event includes guided museum tours; hands-on demonstrations covering several types of modeling; activities for children, including a build-your-own wooden wing rib display; a video presentation in the museum theater; and gift, supply, and other purchase opportunities. Museum entrance is $7.50, $6.50 for military and seniors, $4 for youth ages 10 to 17, and free for children 9 and under. Admission is free to all museum members.
MULTIMEDIA MONDAYS. Hotel Congress. 311 E. Congress St. Call 622-8848 for information.
RECORD SHOW. Eagle's Lodge #180. 1530 N. Stone Ave (four blocks north of Speedway). Last Wax Records presents vinyl, tapes, CDs, videos, posters and memoribilia from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 7. Admission is $2, $1 with two cans of food for the Community Food Bank, $4 for early birds. Call Pepe at 798-1688 for information.
SCI-FI CONVENTION. Executive Inn. 333 W. Drachman. It's the 25th-annual gathering of fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror November 6 through 8. Cost is $35 for the entire weekend, one day memberships are $10 on Friday, $20 on Saturday and $15 on Sunday, kids ages 3 through 12 are half price. Registration opens at 1 p.m. on Friday and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Call Rebecca at 293-1455 for more information.
TEN YEARS ON TWO WHEELS. Rialto Theater. 318 S. Congress.
Iron Horse Motorcycles and Don Mackey BMW present Helge Pedersen,
globetrotter, adventurer, photographer, journalist and author
VOICES OF THE LAND. Tucson Center for the Performing Arts. 408 S. Sixth Ave. Authors Janice Bowers, Gary Paul Nabhan, and Simon Ortiz read from their recent works at this benefit for Native Seeds/SEARCH at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 8. Tickets are $7, $6 for members. Call 655-5561 for information.
DIVORCE RECOVERY ANNIVERSARY DINNER. Divorce Recovery celebrates 20 years of community service and recognizes Frank Williams for 30 years of service with a celebration dinner at 7 p.m. Sunday, November 15, at Marriot University, 880 E. Second St. There's a no host bar and silent auction at 5:30 p.m., with dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Cost is $50 per person. RSVP to the Divorce Recovery Office, 323-3952.
Out Of Town
SONGS OF THE CHANGING SEASON. 44 Ramsey Canyon Rd. Hereford. The Arizona Folklore Preserve presents Dolan Ellis, Arizona's official balladeer, performing original and traditional ballads in Ramsey Canyon. Show times are at 2 p.m., reservations only. Call 378-6165 or e-mail www.quikpages.com/A/arizonaflp for information.
CO-HOUSING OPEN HOUSE. Sonora Co-Housing, a pedestrian-oriented,
intergenerational, child and environmentally friendly neighborhood,
invites you to an Open House with refreshments and a slide show
OPEN MIC NOTICE. Plaza Pub. 20 E. Pennington. 882-0400. Plaza Pub presents an open mic night, beginning at 9 p.m. on Thursday nights. The microphone is open for anyone, not just for music or comedy acts.
MASS FOR THE THIRD MILLENNIUM. Grace St. Paul's Episcopal Church. 2331 E. Adams St. 327-6857. This experimental liturgy includes dance, Celtic harp, meditation, discussion, readings, and social hour with snacks and beverages. Especially welcoming to singles, the gay community, and people on a spiritual journey of whatever faith. It takes place on the first, third and fifth Fridays.
STORYTELLING. St. Philip's in the Hills Church Meditation Room. 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Storyteller veterans and beginners gather from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of every month to swap tales and learn the art of storytelling. Gatherings are led by Glenda Bonin and Ron Lancaster of Tellers of Tales. Call 326-8966 for information.
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