NEW THIS WEEKEND
On Friday February 8, from 7-11PM, Sonoran Glass School will host its 18th annual Flame Off competition at 633 W 18th Street. You can watch live as 18 glass artists use molten glass to complete the best masterpiece in a short time frame.
Torchworking glass artists from around the national and world have applied to be in the competition and will compete in one of two rounds during the evening. Tickets are $20 and proceeds support Sonoran Glass School’s nonprofit educational programs. Complete information at sonoranglass.org/flameoff. This year there is an expanded raffle and there are more female competitors than ever before in the event’s history. Artists are tasked with making a piece inspired by the theme: “(Un)Natural World.”
Horse races are back at Rillito Park
Rillito Race Track live Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred racing action is back for 76th year. Check here for a complete schedule.
Here’s a great way to combine a date with crafting with gifting with DRINKING FREE WINE! Come to Green Things at 3384 E River Road this Saturday from 12-2. It’s all free, you just pay for the supplies.
Express your love of running with your Valentine at the Fine Valentine Relay, 4M & 2M, Sunday at 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Come to Main Gate Square for mimosas, breakfast, and relay runs with your team.
Each show has hundreds of exhibitors, and all of these shows are FREE.
Gallery in the Sun’s New Exhibit: “Desert Blooms”
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.
Hi Corbett Field will host Meet the Team for the 2019 baseball squad Friday at 6 p.m.