Guided Tour of the Barrio de Tubac Archaeological Site
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
January 10, 15, 2018 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
This special tour, administered by your guides Phil Halpenny and Gwen Griffin, explores the Spanish colonial archaeological site south of the Park. This site preserves the remains of the original Tubac pueblo, including residence foundations, plaza area, refuse area and partial irrigation ditch. Meet at the Park Visitor Center. Tour involves a short 1-1/4 mile walk. The Archaeological Conservancy protects this site and participants are asked to sign 'An Acknowledgement of Risk Factors' before entering. Wear walking shoes, sunscreen and hat. $10 fee includes admission to tour the Presidio Park. Tour limited to 15; reservations encouraged, 520-398-2252 or [email protected].
October 21, 2018
New Wayside Exhibit Signs Unveiled at Tubac Presidio
Tubac Presidio, in cooperation with The Tucson Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution announces the first ever grave marking ceremony for a Revolutionary War patriot buried in Arizona. This event recognizes the Hispanic contribution to Southern Arizona’s history.
October 27, 2018
Dr. Luis Coronado Guel presents "A Cultural History of the Day of the Dead in Mexico"
Mexico's Day of the Dead tradition has been declared intangible cultural heritage of the humanity by UNESCO since 2003. How did this celebration become worldwide?
October 28, 2018
Tubac’s 5th Annual Traditional Day of the Dead Celebration
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.
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.