10 fun things to do in Tucson this weekend!

10 days of the Pima County Fair!

Everything you want in a fair, Food, Concerts, Animals, Rides, AND MORE FOOD!! Get the complete schedule, and find discounted tickets here!

Easter egg hunts

Here’s your cheat sheet for the best Easter egg hunts in town!

FRIED, a French Fry and Music Festival

Satisfy that hunger for your favorite salty treat this Saturday in Phoenix. Get complete information here for music, drinks, and food!

Tucson Earth Day Festival

Recycling, composting, gardening and enjoying nature, all parts of the Earth Day celebration at Children’s Museum Tucson. Downtown this Saturday from 10 am- 2 pm, admission to the Museum is free all day!

Tumamoc Marathon

Looking to check that first marathon off your bucket list. Here’s your chance this Saturday. Just 10 trips up and down Tumamoc Hill gets you there. Runners of all abilities can take part in a 5k, 10k or half-marathon. Just pick your distance. It’s this Saturday from 6AM to 2PM.

2019 Arizona International Film Festival

It’s the last weekend for the festival. Watch over 50 films in 11 days at the 28th Annual Arizona International Film Festival. Albania, South Korea, China, Argentina are just a few countries represented in this collections of the finest artists in the world.

Meet many of the filmmakers at the historic Screening RoomYou can find the complete schedule here.

The Loft Cinemas

Two great features this weekend:

  • Donnie Darko – Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this cult classic with Jena Malone, Drew Barrymore and Patrick Swayze, plus an amazing 80’s soundtrack. Two nights, Friday and Saturday.

  • Just in time for Easter, Monty Python’s satirical look at religion – Life of Brian! Always Look on the Bright Side of Life! It’s sunday at 3PM.

SPORTS EVENTS:

Bear Down UA Softball!

The Wildcats will attempt to stay undefeated in PAC12 softball action! Thursday through Saturday they battle #4 Stanford Cardinal! Don’t miss one the last home stands of the season! Come to  the newly renovated Hillenbrand Stadium. The games start Thursday at 6PM. Get your tickets here.

 

 

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Don’t miss the Gallery in the Sun’s new exhibit – Desert Blooms.

The flora and fauna of the Sonoran desert in Spring are celebrated in “Desert Blooms”, a selection of 1950’s watercolors by Tucson artist Ted DeGrazia. These colorful and playful paintings of cactus flowers and desert critters will be on display at the Gallery in the Sun from February 1st 2019 through September 4th, 2019.

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Sharks Take Over Flandrau

Turn your fears into fascination at Sharks: Magnificent and Misunderstood. Interactive displays lead you to the IMAX showing of Great White Shark. There’s an additional fee for the movie.

Ansel Adams: Examples

Taking the book as its’ template Ansel Adams: Examples draws upon the Center for Creative Photography’s collection of Adams’ work to realize the premise of “Examples” with original prints and archival materials. Paired with text from the book, written by Adams himself, the exhibition affords viewers and unprecedented opportunity to familiarize themselves with the intricacies of Adams’ work.

The exhibit runs until May 4 on the UA Campus.

  • Tuesday – Friday: 9am – 4pm
  • Saturday: 1 – 4pm
  • Sunday – Monday: closed

The 9th Annual Tucson Erotica Art Show

This is a month-long event and runs through May 5. See what’s happening this weekend here.