A Weekend In Tucson

Another great Tucson weekend is upon us. Not only that, but we have another Wildcats game to look forward to this weekend and the hope that they will continue their winning streak. For those of us around town, what else can there be to see and do? Well, we took a look around for you. Here’s some info on a few great things happening in Tucson this weekend.

Tucson chamber Artists: This event is taking place both tonight and tomorrow night. It’s a good little blast of culture and should be a good time for all those who attend. Here is some more info:

Tucson Chamber Artists opens its season with several performances featuring TCA’s Chorus, Soloists and Chamber Players, celebrating the diversity of the American folk and spiritual traditions, at Scottish Rite Temple, downtown Tucson.

Other performances include: Friday, October 10, 3:00 at Desert Hills Lutheran Church; Saturday, October 11, 7:30pm, Grace St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; Sunday, October 12, 3:00pm, Vista de la Montana Methodist Church, Catalina; Sunday October 12, 7:30pm, Episcopal Church of St. Matthews (New east-side location.).

Event Location: 160 S Scott Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701

Venue: Scottish Rite Temple
Time: Starting: 7:30 PM
Admission: 3 Concerts $70 plus tax, check website for additional concerts, specials


Cochise County Cycling classic: A whole lot of cycling in a whole lot of scenery. This is happening over the weekend and will be a great event for any cycling enthusiasts. Here is some more info:

Cochise Classic has been called the jewel of Perimeter Bicycling Association’s events as it offers the most scenic route around southeastern Arizona where the Dragoon Mountains and the West are still wild. Cyclists may choose to ride 165-, 97-, or 49-miles starting/finishing at the Cochise County Fairgrounds, Douglas, AZ.

Also, taking place all weekend, is Tucson’s annual Come Meet Yourself festival. There is more information on the website here, but here’s some info on the event itself:

Tucson Meet Yourself is an annual celebration of the living traditional arts of Southern Arizona’s and Northern Mexico’s diverse ethnic and folk communities. Each October, the three-day event features hundreds of artisans, home cooks, dancers, musicians and special exhibits that celebrate and honor beauty in all its diverse, informal, and everyday forms.

These are just a few events happening over the weekend, but it helps illustrate the diversity in the activities taking place in our area. For now, we hope you have a good weekend and are getting the most out of it here in Tucson.


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