Travel back to the 1930’s at Dillinger Days

Courtesy of the Downtown Tucson Partnership.

For one weekend a year, the historical Hotel Congress takes you back to the 1930’s.

The Historic Hotel Congress will commemorate the anniversary of the Tucson capture of “America’s Most Wanted” gangster John Dillinger and his gang.

Activities include a Speakeasy, on Friday, Jan. 18, with adults-only whiskey-tasting as well as all-ages activities, on Saturday, Jan. 20, including historical reenactments depicting Dillinger’s capture, a vintage car show, historical artifacts exhibit, lectures, arts and crafts, historical walking tours of downtown, and “the actual Tommy Gun” on display.

Proceeds benefit the Greater Tucson Fire Foundation.

Saturday’s main event will go from 9am-5pm.

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A complete list of things happening this weekend (Jan 18-20).