Weekend Plans? Need Ideas?

Ahhh the weekend! This weekend I have a graduation party for my daughter, my son’s golf match, a birthday dinner for a dear friend and finale episode of Game of Thrones. Yes, I blocked out 2 hours for that on Sunday…don’t judge me! If I had some time to do explore I would check out some of the family friendly options, have a girls night out or maybe head out for a mini-road trip option below or temps are expected to be in the low 80’s. That’s great hiking weather. Check out https://www.visittucson.org/things-to-do/outdoor-adventure/hiking/10-great-tucson-area-hikes for a refresher on where to go!

Friday:

Movie in the Park- Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted: Free 7pm-8:45pm at Himmel Park, 1000 N. Tucson Blvd.The screening will be on Hippie Hill at Himmel Park. The You Sly Dog food truck will be on site in case you get hungry. 

Saturday:

3rd Annual Veterans & First Responders 5K 6:00AM

www.runsignup.com/Race/AZ/Tucson/VFR5K

Family Fiesta Summer Reading Kick-Off- 6:30-9 p.m. Get a free book, meet Curious George and Clifford, stories with Make Way for Books, visit the Bookmobile, free seeds from the Seed Library and craft projects at the Tanque Verde Swap Meet, 4100 S. Palo Verde Road

Cool Summer Nights at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

From: 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Creatures of the Night -  “Start your weekend with an evening at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Find out what creatures party in the nighttime.  Desert animals don't just survive - they thrive! Active and interested, our furry, scaled, and winged friends beat the heat by coming out after dark. Join educators and meet some nocturnal creatures in Desert Survivors.”

Go with friends or make it a date night!

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (R) Midnight

A Loft tradition for over 38 years. With the "Heavy Petting" shadow cast live and in your face! The Loft Cinema 3233 E. Speedway Blvd. 795-0844

Road Trip Anyone?

Willcox Wine Country Festival 11:00AM - 5:00PM

Admission to the festival is Free/Choose from from 18 Arizona wineries! Over 60 artisan, craft and specialty vendors; multiple food trucks and our Willcox Street Bistro; and a few surprise activities for festival goers/Top music acts hailing from Phoenix and Tucson/Tasting glasses and tickets may be purchased for $20-$25/Railroad Park located on Railroad Avenue in historic downtown Willcox, an hour's drive east of Tucson on I-10 480-516-8848

Mariachi Festival and Wine Tasting 9:00AM - 9:00PM

Enjoy a wide variety of Southern Arizona Mariachi bands on stage and lots of fun family activities; Mariachi bands and dancers, authentic Mexican food, hot dogs, kettle corn, shaved ice, and roasted corn/Visitors may bring their own picnic basket and kids can enjoy a piñata and face painting! And don’t forget to bring plenty of water, lawn chairs, sunscreen and a hat for those 90-degree days/Patagonia Lake State Park 400 E Patagonia Hwy 278-6965

Sunday:

Rilito Park Farmers Market 8:00AM - 12:00PM

Local farmers, ranchers and artisan food purveyors featuring local produce and fresh cuisine, year-round/Rillito Park 4502 North 1st Ave. 882-2157

St. Philip's Plaza Farmer’s Market From 9am-2pm

(River Rd & Campbell Ave)

4280 North Campbell Avenue

St Philip's Plaza, Tucson, AZ 85718

Have a lovely weekend!

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