Programs & Events

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

Water/Ways Exhibit the Santa Cruz River Children’s Art Exhibit

October 19 to December 1, 2019

Arizona Humanities and the Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives and School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University are pleased to announce an exclusive Arizona tour of Water/Ways, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution.


Tubac’s 6th Annual Traditional Day of the Dead Celebration

October 27, 2019   12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The Tubac celebration of Día de los Muertos is an event exuberantly honoring our ancestors and community. Everyone is welcome to create an ofrenda or altar and these will be displayed throughout the community.


Lowe House, Rio Compartido/Shared River Project: Along the Santa Cruz River - We Live Here!

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Join us for a celebration with a purpose! Experience this fabulous day-long village-wide event that will have exhibits, lectures, performing arts, films, educational workshops and activities in celebration of the Santa Cruz River.


Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series presents: Jack Lasseter -“The Sonoran Desert, This Place Where We Live”

Saturday, November 16, 2019   2 p.m.

Are you interested in learning more about the ecology of Southern Arizona? Come and hear Jack explain why jackrabbits have such long ears, why mountain lions’ forepaws are larger than their hind paws, why the grooves on the south side of the saguaros are deeper than those on the north, and much more about the Sonoran Desert’s flora and fauna.


Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series presents: Jack Lasseter -“Navajo Code Talkers”

December 14, 2019   2 p.m.

This is the famous story of the Navajo Code Talkers in the Pacific during WWII, through the eyes of Chester Nez who, like so many other Navajos, just wanted to serve his country and make his father proud.