Catalina State Park, just north of Tucson in Oro Valley, is a popular hiking nd camping spot. The park is located across the street from the new Oro Valley Marketplace on Oracle Road. Watch a video clip of the area, Google map nd park information.
November 5-6, 2010
Tombstone: 9th Annual Western Music Festival
live western music, performed on the Allen Street Stage and at the historic Schieffelin Hall, $15, 520-457-3616 or 520-457-2295 or www.tombstonewesternmusicfestival.com or www.tombstonechamber.com. Phone: 520-457-3616.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Landmark Aviation: ARIZONA AIRCRAFT EXPO Featuring Today’s Most Advanced Aircraft at One Location. Arizona’s leading aircraft dealers are working together to create the 2nd Annual Arizona Aircraft Expo where the latest models of general aviation aircraft will be on display at one venue. Three separate events are scheduled to take place over the remainder of the year where prospective buyers can see the newest aircraft from Cessna, Cirrus, Diamond, Hawker Beechcraft, Mooney and Piper. These free events will also provide the opportunity to speak with representatives from NationAir Insurance, Aero Credit Corp., Aviation Tax Consultants, and Airport Property Specialists on the details of aircraft ownership. Held at Scottsdale Airport (KSDL), 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Attendees can pre-register at www.azaircraftexpo.com. For further information, contact: Brian Mackin, 480-363-0058, [email protected].
November 5-7, 2010
Tombstone Western Music Festival. Three full days of live music on the street and on stage! Admission at Schieffelin Hall, music on the street is free. Gala Evening Concerts in historic Schieffelin Hall and Daytime Stage performances on Allen Street. Tickets for the evening performances are available by calling (520) 457-2295 or visit tombstonewesternmusicfestival.org
Phoenix: Ballet Arizona’s milestone 25th Anniversary Season. (602) 343-6517. Website: www.balletaz.org. A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Symphony Hall with the Phoenix Symphony. This interpretation of the comedic love story of quarrelling fairies, meddling sprites, human lovers, and mistaken identities is a magical production for the entire family.
November 6, 2010
Wickenburg: 30th Annual Wickenburg Tour of Homes Tour four luxury homes and the Desert Caballeros Western Museum, plus a holiday market at the Community Center, and benefits the Museum, $20, 9 am - 4 pm, 928-684-2272 or www.westernmuseum.org.
November 7, 2010
Phoenix: 5th Annual Great Cajun Cook-Off Cooks and restaurants compete for “Best in the West” in Cajun/Southern food categories, judged by attendees and a panel of judges, features live music, entertainment for kids, raffle and silent auction, benefits the Gulf Coast and Arizona charities, noon - 5 pm, 602-758-3650 or www.greatcajuncookoff.com
Tempe: Arizona Open Water Swim Finale.
Triathlon: Blue Water Triathlon on November 7, 2010 in Parker, AZ
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Vail: Rapunzel. Live Theatre Workshop and the Empire High School Theatre Tech Department bring you a rockin’ version of Rapunzel. 8:00 pm. This is the classic story of a princess locked in the highest tower is updated in this new musical and interactive adaptation. Rapunzel is locked in a high tower by an evil sorceress and told that she is a danger to everyone. The only way anyone can enter or exit the tower is by climbing Rapunzel’s long flowing hair. A prince, who wants to form a rock band, hears Rapunzel’s beautiful voice and knows that she would be a perfect lead singer. Can the prince save Rapunzel from the evils of the sorceress and start a cool rock band? See this interactive musical and find out. Tickets are $9 for adults and $6 for students (fees included). http://vtota.vail.k12.az.us/2010/10/06/rapunzel/
November 11-13, 2010
Tombstone: 16th Annual Clanton Gang Reunion
November 12-13, 2010
Prescott Valley: 2010 Holiday Boutique Sponsored by the Lonesome Valley Quilt Guild, all items are hand-crafted, holiday gift items, quilts, wall hangings, table runners, stuffed animals, quilts, pillows, potholders, ornaments, free, 10 am 4 pm, 928-632-8760 or 928-772-6794
November 13-14, 2010
Wickenburg: 31st Annual Bluegrass Festival & Fiddle Championship 3 nationally known bands & competition in 13 categories for $6500 in prize money; arts & crafts, KIDSZone, food, daily $7-12, 3-day pass $18-30, Fr 1-5 pm, Sa/Su 8 am - 5:30 pm, 928-684-5479 or 800-942-5242 or www.outwickenburgway.com
St. David: Fall Festival of the Arts
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Goodyear: 4th Annual Phoenix Faerie Festival.
Sonoita: St. Martin’s New Release Festival. Sonoita Vineyards presents its 11th annual festival celebrating the release of new wines and blessing of the new vintage from 10am to 4pm. Read more about the St. Martin’s New Release Festival.
November 18, 2010
Vail: GOOD ROCKIN’ LIVE! A Salute to Sun Records and the Birth of Rock and Roll. Mr. Boogie Woogie, Steve Grams, Robert Shaw, Jon Westfall, Danny Krieger, and Alex Flores. This live concert event brings the early days of Rock and Roll to life! Starring national touring and recording artist Robert Shaw, who portrayed the roles of both Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash in the Chicago cast of Broadway’s smash-hit musical “Million Dollar Quartet”, international Dutch piano sensation Mr. Boogie Woogie, Arizona Blues Hall of Famers Steve Grams, Danny Krieger, and Alex Flores, and Gaslight theatre drummer Jon Westfall, the show tells the tale of how rock was born through the music and the stories of those who lived it. http://vtota.vail.k12.az.us/2010/10/06/good-rockin-live-a-salute-to-sun-records-and-the-birth-of-rock-and-roll/
Three Point/Robles Junction: 3rd Annual VSO Show (Veteran Services Ops) to benefit the support of local Veterans Programs. Entertaining disabled veterans, active-duty military, local veterans and their families, as well as the community. Entry Donation Fees $5.00 each or 1 nonperishable food item each. All Veterans & Active Duty Free w/proper ID. Proper ID includes Military ID Active/Retired, DD214 & Picture ID, VA Med Ctr ID, Any Military Org ID including Aux ID & Picture ID. Remember all funds Donated go to help our local veterans and families. 25 miles West of I-19 on Ajo Highway (Hwy 86)VFW Post 10254. 10111 S. Sasabe Rd (Hwy 286). Three Point/Robles Junction. 520-822-5047.
November 20, 2010
Sierra Vista: Buffalo Soldier Historic Sites Tour Learn more about the renowned Buffalo Soldiers, the All-Black unit in the late 1800s through the turn-of-the-Century, reservations required, $12, 11:15 am, 520-417-6960 or 800-288-3861 or http://www.visitsierravista.com
Tucson Cycling: El Tour de Tucson presented by Diamond Ventures. At the Tucson TCC. Thousands of cyclists from around the world compete, perimeter tour with 109-, 80-, 66-, 35-, 4-, and ?- mile courses, open to pros, fitness buffs, fun-lovers and kids in Tucson, AZ
Tubac Balloon Festival and Glow. This is a one of a kind event which is sure to amaze all age groups. http://www.tubacballoonfestival.com/Tubac_Balloon_Festival/Tubac_Balloon_Festival.html
November 20-21, 2010
Phoenix: Fairgrounds Antique Market
November 21, 2010
Benson: Thanksgiving Fiesta
Tempe: Ford Ironman Arizona
November 27-28, 2010
Wickenburg: 10th Annual Gem & Art Fair Sponsored by the Wickenburg Gem & Mineral Society, vendors from all over the southwest with gems and unique stones, also a variety of unique artwork in this media, free, 9 am - 5 pm, 928-684-0380 or www.wickenburgchamber.com
Florence: 78th Annual Florence Junior Parada