Select Events Jan 2014

December 30, 2013 |

Sat 4

HOLIDAY FREECYCLE SWAP All items available for swapping. See website for locations. Free. 2pm-4pm. 791-4010, Library.Pima.Gov

SAJCC’S MOCHITSUKI Mochi (Japanese rice cake) demonstration and tasting. 1pm-4:30pm. $5-$9. Yume Japanese Gardens, 2130 N Alvernon Way.

Fri 10

SUPER RAD AWESOME ART STUFF A collaborative art and music show featuring five bands and 10 artists. $5. 8pm. Plush, 340 E. 6th St. 798-1298,

Sat, Jan 11

2ND SATURDAYS A monthly downtown festival with live music, street performers and food vendors. Featuring K-Bass, Andy See and His Swinging Jamboree, plus more! Free. 2pm-8pm.

TUCSON PRESIDIO: LIVING HISTORY DAYS Re-enactment of Tucson life from 1775-1856. 10am-3pm. Free. 133 W. Washington St. 837-8119,

BEYOND MAIN EVENT AT ARMORY PARK Fun activities and entertainment to get your body moving. 12pm-3pm. See website for more details. Armory Park, 221 S. 6th Ave. 975-8443,

Wed 15

STREETCAR CELEBRATION “Destination Main Gate Square” with merchants offering specials, promotions, entertainment and the modern streetcar will make an appearance. 4pm-8pm. University between Park and Euclid.

Thu 16-Sat 25

TUCSON INTERNATIONAL JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 23rd annual film festival showcasing the Jewish experience, current and historic, locally and internationally. See the Zocalo article here for more, plus, visit:

Fri 17-Sat 18

WOMANKRAFT’S RUMMAGE FAIR BOUTIQUE Bi-annual rummage fair featuring books, music, games, decorations, etc. 8am-4pm. WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. 629-9976,

Fri 17-Sun 19

TUCSON QUILT FIESTA More than 300 quilts, guest speaker Joe Cunningman and other quilted items displayed at 36th annual Tucson Quilt Show. $10. Fri-Sat; 9am-5pm. Sun;10am-4pm. Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave. 547-5463,

FORT LOWELL SOCCER SHOOTOUT Tucson Association of Realtors presents a soccer extravaganza for U.S. Youth Soccer and Arizona Youth Soccer. Prices vary for players. Fort Lowell Park, 2900 N. Craycroft Rd. 529-1493,

Sat 18

FREESTYLE RAP & BEAT BOX WORKSHOP Two hour workshop help by Rahman Jamaal of Rap Force Academy. 2pm-4pm. $10-$15. Sea of Glass Center for the Arts, 330 E. 7th St. 398-2542,

SENIOR PROM “BIG BAND BASH” A trip back to the 40s, 50s and 60s for guests 55+ hosted by MHS healthcare and The Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance. $20-$25. MHC Healthcare, 13395 N. Marana Main St.

Fri 24

"Nimbus," lithograph by L. Wallin, will be available as one of The Drawing Studio's Gala Silent Auction offerings.

“Nimbus,” lithograph by L. Wallin, will be available as one of The Drawing Studio’s Gala Silent Auction offerings.

THE DRAWING STUDIO 2013 GALA CELEBRATION A Breath of Plein Air, an exhibit exploring the outdoors, takes place from 6:30pm-9:30pm for a TDA benefit. Meet the artists preview Wed, Jan 22 from 5pm-7pm. $120. The Drawing Studio, 33 S. Sixth Ave. 620-0947,

Sat 25

80TH ANNIVERSARY DILLINGER DAYS Indoor and outdoor event centered around Hotel Congress, with Toole Avenue and 5th Avenue closed for outdoor stages. Downtown turns back the clock to the 1930s with period music, costumes, and re-enactments of the Dillinger Gang’s exploits in the Old Pueblo; includes film screenings and tours. Family-friendly, includes children’s activities. Free. 10am-5pm.

Sat, Feb 1

SAVOR SOUTHERN ARIZONA FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL Enjoy Southern Arizona’s culinary arts featuring 40 chefs, wine, beer and cheese. $65-$75. 11am-3pm. Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N Alvernon Way. 797-3959, 


TUCSON FOOD TOURS Tucson’s only walking food tour. Combination of foods and a little history of downtown Tucson. Takes you through the historic downtown and 4th Avenue districts of Tucson. See website for dates. 477-7986,

WILDCAT HOCKEY Wildcats take to the ice at the TCC against York University on Fri, Jan 3 & Sat, Jan 4. Oklahoma; Thu, Jan 9. Central Oklahoma Fri, Jan 10 & Sat, Jan 11. Liberty University; Fri, Jan 17 & Sat, Jan 18. San Diego State; Fri, Jan 24 & Sat Jan 25. Arizona State; Fri, Jan 31 and Sat, Feb 1. Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave. 7:30pm. Prices Vary.


MEET ME AT MAYNARDS (@Hotel Congress) Southern Arizona Roadrunners’ Monday evening, non-competitive, social 3-mile run/walk, that begins and ends downtown at Hotel Congress, rain/shine/holidays included! 311 E. Congress St. 991-0733,


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