NEW THIS WEEKEND
It’s what we’ve been waiting for…the 65th Annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show with amazing exhibits featuring the finest museums and private collections. This year’s theme is “Wulfenite is Loved,” honoring Arizona’s Official State Mineral. This is “the largest, oldest and most prestigious gem and mineral show in the world.” Tucson Gem and Mineral Society began the show in 1954 to educate and showcase Arizona’s rich mineral heritage.
For your complete guide to all the shows, click here.
Each show has hundreds of exhibitors.
New to the Gem Shows? Our expert has tips to get the most out of your experience. Watch here!
The UA Wildcats host seven softball teams competing in the newly renovated Hillenbrand Stadium. The games start Thursday at 6 and last all weekend!
Hi Corbett Field opens its gates for the 2019 baseball season Friday at 6 p.m.
The homestand continues Sunday afternoon.
The Tucson Rodeo starts Saturday! Non stop action combines Tucson’s wild west heritage with extreme sport!
See their complete schedule here!
This A-List comedian is on a non-stop tour, visiting close to a hundred cities a year. Friday at 7, he’s visiting Tucson. His takes on everyday life are hilarious:
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.
FUN STUFF OUTDOORS
Inconceivable!!! Come to the UA Mall Friday at 8PM for a free screening of this romantic classic.
Sunday is Tucson’s 1st annual Yoga and Wellness Festival! It’s an event filled with wellness related vendors, access to multiple yoga classes, complimentary SWAG, and a feel-good environment that epitomizes a positive lifestyle. Downtown this Sunday from 10-4. Tickets are only $15. Get yours early here!
When: Sunday, February 17, 2019
What: Three separate events: Women’s-Only 4-Miler; Men’s-Only 4-Miler; One-Mile Family Walk/Run
Raising Funds For: Southern Arizona Roadrunners, including the Children’s Fitness Fund
Make a day of it and enjoy Tucson’s finest tourist attractions as part of your race entry.
For $45, you get admission to the studios (plus discounted admission for family members), breakfast and SWAG!