Best Bets

Best Bets

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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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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Best Bets: All Souls Welcome

November 2, 2017

By Michela Wilson Photos by Aztec Press staff Mariachi Los Camperos From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 3, the Mariachi Los Camperos will perform at Tucson Music Hall, 260 S. Church Ave. Tickets start at $30. For more information, call 882-8585 or visit tucsonsymphony.org Procession of Little Angels From 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4, the […]

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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: 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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Best Bets: Festive holiday events delight all ages

November 22, 2016

By FRANCISCO ZAPATA The holidays offer numerous traditional and festive celebrations. Here are some of the coolest upcoming events: Native American Indian Heritage Month Social and Indian Craft Market Nov. 25-27 Fifteen tribal nations will display authentic Native American arts and crafts, and present dance and musical performances at the Sheraton Hotel Ballroom, 5151 E. […]

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BEST BETS: Get ready for some fall-worthy events

September 29, 2016

Compiled by Ashley Munoz With temperatures finally cooling down, Tucson is ready to jump into fall season with a gaming convention, music concert, film festival and, uh, did we mention the pumpkin patch? Nightfall? Slaughterhouse? Rincon Gaming Convention Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 RinCon 16 welcomes new, casual and master gamers to participate in this […]

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