Tubac’s 6th Annual Traditional Day of the Dead Celebration
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
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. From Noon until 4 pm, at the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park we’ll have face painting, live music, Día de Los Muertos presentations, food vendors with a wonderful variety of offerings, performances from the Montessori School, ballet folklorico dancers, Angel Perez, international visual artist Gabriela Galup and the Nogales Marching Band and Mariachi Band, ofrenda exhibits and crafts for the children. In the afternoon a procession will march through the streets to the Tubac 'Cementery' and end at a symbolic bonfire in the Sculpture Garden at the K. Newby Gallery. Participants are encouraged to come in costume, have their faces painted and bring mementos of loved ones to memorialize in the parade and at the bonfire. Purchase your tickets at the Presidio. Ticket prices $8 adults, $2 youth (7-13), children (younger than 7) are free. Call for more information 520-398-2252.
October 19 to December 1, 2019
Water/Ways Exhibit the Santa Cruz River Children’s Art Exhibit
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.
Saturday, November 9, 2019
Lowe House, Rio Compartido/Shared River Project: Along the Santa Cruz River - We Live Here!
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.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series presents: Jack Lasseter -“The Sonoran Desert, This Place Where We Live”
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.
December 14, 2019
Shaw D. Kinsley Lecture Series presents: Jack Lasseter -“Navajo Code Talkers”
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.