Chocolate...1,000 years and Counting
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park
November 25, 20177 10:00am to 1:00pm
Come discover the rich history of chocolate in the Southwest. Taste a cacao bean, learn how the Mayans and pre-Columbian Native Americans prepared their chocolate, and sample the energy drink that fueled the 1774 and 1775 Anza expeditions from Tubac Presidio, Arizona to Alta, California. Included with park admission.
Ongoing Event: Children’s Garden
The children’s garden by the schoolhouse allows children of all ages to play hopscotch, marbles, and jump-rope the old-fashioned way.
February 20 and 28, 2018
Frontier Printing Press Demonstration
A knowledgeable volunteer demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand press printing, type setting, and other aspects of this marvel of industrial engineering.
February 27, 2018
Destination Tubac & Tumacacori Tour
Join us for a one-day docent-led tour of history, art, nature, lunch and shopping. Leave by bus from Tucson and travel to the Tubac Presidio, Tumacácori Mission and Tubac Center of the Arts for a morning of learning and exploring.
October 19, 2018
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.