Best Bets

Best Bets

April 12, 2018

Complied by Eric Teel April 20-30: Pima County Fair Pima County Fairgrounds A staple of Tucson is almost back again with the annual Pima County Fair. The fair also will have special performances as is tradition. This year, Ja Rule and Ashanti will be performing on April 26. Only admission is needed to watch the […]

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March 8, 2018

 by MICHELLE TRUJILLO March 4-11: 25th Tucson Winter Chamber Music Festival Leo Rich Theater, 260 S. Church Ave. The 25th Winter Chamber Music Festival will display the full range, skill and artistry of world-class musicians. The concert offers the opportunity to combine food and chamber music. Day 1 at 3 p.m., Days 2, 3 and […]

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February 8, 2018

By NORA THOMPSON Tucson gem and mineral show 2/8/2018-2/11/2018 Tucson’s largest source of tourism, people from all over the world come to buy sell and view the huge collection of rocks that the city has to offer. Located at the Tucson Convention center  Admission is $13.00 per person children under 14 are free. but bring […]

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Best Bets: Dec. 7 – Jan. 15

December 7, 2017

Dec. 7 – Jan. 15 By RENE ESCOBAR For our last Best Bets of the year, we recommend a few of Tucson’s biggest, most loved and family-friendly holiday events, so grab a thermos of hot cocoa and grab the family (or spike it with Bailey’s and grab your friends). 4th Avenue Winter Street Fair Dec. […]

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November 16, 2017

By VANESA BARNETT All of our best bets will be held around Thanksgiving and are family friendly. Dia de las Luchas with Mission Creeps  Experience a night of luchador wrestling and Latin music featuring special musical guest star Mission Creeps. The event will take place Nov. 18 at the Rialto Theatre, 318 E. Congress St. […]

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October 19, 2017

By RENE ESCOBAR and NICHOLAS TRUJILLO   KFMA FALL BALL 10/21 Fall Ball returns to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. On Oct. 21, tickets are $40 and VIP $130. It will feature the stylistics of Pierce The Veil, Thrice, Beartooth and Breaking Benjamin. Tickets are available at ticketfly.com.   Tucson Half Marathon 5K 10/29 Tucson Medical […]

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October 5, 2017

Compiled by CLARISSA EDWARDS “NAMASTE” Yoga Oasis provides yoga classes at any of its three locations: 245 E. Congress St., Suite 101; 2631 N. Campbell Ave.; and 7858 E. Wrightstown Road, Suite 116. Each class is held by an instructor that can help students’ study skills and personal development. Classes are held daily, cost $5 […]

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Best Bets: Sept. 21-Oct. 4

September 21, 2017

Compiled by KATELYN ROBERTS Issue 2 brings us just the beginning of Arizona’s fall events. We barely skim the first three days of October when our next issue comes out on the 4th. We’re not quite in full fall frenzy mode, which means we have a lot to look forward to. That will be next issue, […]

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BEST BETS: Hot weather in Tucson, hotter events

May 4, 2017

Compiled by Dale Villeburn Old Coyote The temperature is on the rise in Tucson, but there are plenty of activities to help you deal with the heat. Movies in the Park: May 5- Sept. 1 A movie will be screened at Reid Park on the first Friday of each summer month. The free screenings will […]

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BEST BETS: Bike buffs, tequila lovers, folk freaks unite

April 20, 2017

By KATELYN ROBERTS With spring’s 80-degree days, it couldn’t be a finer time in Tucson to celebrate what makes the city so quirky, cultural and fun. Pima County Fair: April 20-30 Pima County’s annual fair takes place at the Pima County Fairgrounds,11300 S. Houghton Road. Activities include a stock auction, carnival rides and more than […]

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Festivals, fairs and flings – oh my!

April 6, 2017

Compiled by Elise Stahl Spring Fling: April 7-9 The country’s largest student-run carnival, celebrating its 43rd year, takes place at the University of Arizona east mall from Cherry Street to Campbell Boulevard. The event provides carnival rides and games, entertainment and over 20 food booths. The fair attracts 30,000-plus visitors annually and fundraises for more […]

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Best Bets: Spring celebrations fill festival calendar

March 23, 2017

Compiled by Erik Medina From award-winning Mexican cinema to car-free neighborhood strolls, upcoming festivals offer varied ways to celebrate spring. Here are our suggestions for top choices. Tucson Cine Mexico: March 22-26 The showcase, co-sponsored by the University of Arizona Hanson Film Institute and by New York’s Cinema Tropical, is the longest-running festival of contemporary […]

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What’s next after spring cleaning?

March 2, 2017

Compiled by Dale Villeburn Old Coyote It’s March, time to get out of the house and embrace spring. Thankfully, there are plenty of great opportunities for food and fun to get you up and moving. Lord of the Wings: March 4 Forty restaurants will submit their best wings to compete for the title of “Lord […]

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February 2, 2017

Snuggle up to fun February events Compiled by Erik Medina February is the month of love and relationships. Don’t know how to celebrate? Here are some events suitable for both couples and singles. Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase Through Feb.12 More than 40 shows set up across the city in tent, hotels and exhibit […]

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BEST BETS: Your go-to guide for making the most of winter

December 8, 2016

Compiled by Katelyn Roberts Since Tucson has limited chilly nights, locals have to make them count. This Best Bets is all about getting some fun in before it gets too cold and enjoying the holidays before we get too busy.   Tohono Chul Holiday Nights         Dec. 9-10, 16-17 Paths along the Tohono Chul gardens at […]

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