Weekend Preview: September 6th-8th


Beardown Friday

Photo by Main Gate Square

Get ready for the Arizona Wildcats to take on the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks this Saturday!

Every Pep Rally begins at 6:00 PM on University Blvd. and stars the Pride of Arizona Marching Band, UA Poms, Twirlers and Flags, Wilbur and Wilma and UA Cheer. Guest hosts from Arizona Athletics and music and dance performances are always part of the program.

Restaurants and stores offer food specials, happy hour pricing, discounts giveaways, and fun activities.

“DeGrazia Paints the Jungle” Exhibit Opening


Come to the grand reveal of the “DeGrazia Paints the Jungle” and “DeGrazia Downtown” exhibits at the Gallery in the Sun Museum! See a wildly colorful selection of paintings from the 1940’s and early 50’s features a dozen paintings on display for the first time. The event starts at 5Pm.

The exhibits will remain on display through January 29th, 2020 at the DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum (6300 N. Swan Rd.)

University of Arizona Soccer vs. Oklahoma

Come watch the Cats take on Oklahoma at Mulcahy Stadium (Plumer Ave and 15th St.)! Tickets are $8 for general admission and $5 for students.

Napoleon Dynamite: A Conversation with the Cast at the Fox Theatre

Grab your chapstick and join us for a special screening of Napoleon Dynamite at 7:30pm! The Fox Theatre is hosting the event and festival director Herb Stratford will be moderating the post-screening Q&A with Napoleon, Pedro and Uncle Rico live on stage.

Tickets can be purchased here.


2019 Blues in Bisbee Festival

Spend the afternoon at City Park in Old Bisbee, featuring award-winning artisan beers from The Old Bisbee Brewing Company and local bands. Tickets are $20 in advance (Children under 10 free) or $25 day of the event. Artists will perform from 1PM to 10PM.

Tickets can be purchased at www.bluesinbisbee.com

Tucson Premium Outlets Concert Series

The Jacob Acosta Band, performing a blend of Southwest Folk Pop and Southern Rock, will play on the Premium Outlet stage from 5PM to 8PM.(6401 Marana Center Blvd.)

Admission to the event is free and guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs. Seating is limited.

Arizona Wildcats vs NAU Lumberjacks

Image by Arizona Athletics

Watch the University of Arizona Wildcats take on the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in the first game back at Arizona Stadium! The game starts at 7:45pm and gates open two hours before kickoff. Be sure to pack your belongings in a clear or see-through bag when heading to the game.

Tickets can be purchased here.

Movies in the Park: Paddington 2

Bring something to sit on or borrow a chair and blanket from the host! There will be a snack vendor present with movie treats for purchase.

The movie starts at 6PM at Tangerine Sky Park. (4411 W. Tangerine Rd.)


Rillito Park Farmers Market

Local farmers, ranchers and artisan food purveyors will feature local produce and fresh cuisine for sale!

Located at Rillito Park (4502 North 1st Ave.) from 8AM -12PM.

University of Arizona Soccer vs UC Irvine

It’s Pop Group Sensations Day! Bring the noise and bring down the house with music from groups like *NSYNC, The Backstreet Boys, Spice Girls, and more!

Join the fun at Mulcahy Stadium (corner of Plumer Ave and 15th St) at 1PM.