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Tucson Calendar of Events for July 2010

Tucson July 2010 events don't stop because of the heat. After 4th of July fireworks festivities, the main summer evening activities in July are held at Hi Corbett field with the Tucson Toros baseball.

On Froday nights in July, La Encantada Summer Concert Series continues with summer evenings of jazz and creative interpretations of Latin favorites. The concerts begin at 7:00 pm. La Encantada is at 2905 E. Skyline Drive Tucson, AZ 85718. Phone: 520-797-3959. Admission: $10. http://www.saaca.org/events-summerconcert.html

La Posada serves up “Ice Cream & Music” on Friday nights. The performances are hot and the treats are cold! Every Friday between June 25 and August 6, Posada Java hosts a free concert as part of the new “Ice Cream & Music Friday Nights” series.

Tucson Toros Baseball Arizona AZTucson Toros July baseball games

Baseball continues through the summer at Hi Corbett Field with the revived Tucwon Toros. Games play through September. Single tickets are priced from $6 to $8. Fireworks 4th of July at Hi Corbett Field. Get this season's game highlights, baseball game schedule and other features about the 2010 Tucson Toros season.



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Tucson, AZ Events for July 2010


The Gaslight Theatre presents a musical comedy spoof, featuring Princess Layla and Duke Starfighter, based on the "Star Wars" movie. Tues/Wed/Thurs 7pm. Fri/Sat 6:30pm and 9pm. Sun 3pm and 7pm. Closed Mon. Through August.

Clay Walker performs on Saturday, July 3, 2010

COUNTRY STAR CLAY WALKER LIVE AT REID PARK BANDSHELL. Multi-platinum selling country star Clay Walker arrives in Tucson, AZ for a show at Reid Park Bandshell. Walker perfroms from his new album "She Won't Be Lonely Long." Currently the single, She Won't Be Lonely Long, is number 4 on the Billboard Country Charts and the album of the same title is number 16 on the Billboard 200. Having sold over 11 million records, Clay Walker is a true fan favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country. With four RIAA platinum and two gold certified albums under his belt, Walker has dominated the country charts with twenty-six charted singles; including eleven #1 singles, off ten albums.   Outside of the studio, Walker is the founder of The Band Against MS Foundation (BAMS), a non-profit organization he set up to help fund Multiple Sclerosis research and education. Since his own diagnosis in 1996, Walker has served as an inspiration for others battling the debilitating disease; rather than dwelling on what he couldn't do, he chose to focus on getting the most out of everything he still has. Through BAMS and his own personal determination, hope, and zest for life, Walker has found himself to be a role model and inspiration to those around him in the fight against and education about MS. Clay's latest TV appearances include The Martha Stewart Show and Fox & Friends, among others: http://www.marthastewart.com/show/the-martha-stewart-show/cooking-with-clay-walker http://www.foxnews.com/search-results/m/28703688/clay-walker-on-fox-and-friends.htm#q=clay+walker For more information on Clay Walker and his charity Band Against Multiple Sclerosis, check out: http://www.susanblondinc.com/dpk_audio_video.aspx?ClientID=273 http://www.claywalker.com http://www.bandagainstms.org

Summer Saturday Evenings at Desert Museum

The popular Summer Saturday Evening programs showcase what happens in the desert after dark and how plants and animals adapt. Live and “sort of” on the Loose. Warden Oasis Theater, 6:30-7:30 and 8:30-9:30 pm These informative presentations focus on several topics, including general natural history, venoms and envenomations, bite statistics, how we work with and what it's like to work with venomous reptiles. 2021 North Kinney Road Tucson, AZ 85743. Phone: 520-883-2702. Admission: $6 admission per person after 4 p.m. during summer months. http://www.desertmuseum.org/about/news_show.php?article=212

Sunday, July 4, 2010 Independence Day Events

Tucson Fireworks and 4th of July events on A-Mountain this year, after a near cancellation because of funds. Severfal other locations around Tucson. Read more about Tucson 2010 fireworks events and other 4th of July entertainment.

Tucson Toros fireworks display after the Toroso baseball game. See more about events held at Hi Corbett Field on the 4th of July.

Monday, July 5, 2010

American Red Cross Blood Drive, and you're invited to Red Cross Chapter Headquarters at 2916 E. Broadway Blvd. in the Training Rooms from 9:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. Why give blood? You don't need a special reason to give blood. You just need your own reason. Whatever your reason, the need is constant and your contribution is important for a healthy and reliable blood supply. And you'll feel good knowing you've helped change a life. All presenting donors will receive a FREE t-shirt and may enter a drawing for a chance to win one of two $40 Century Movie Theater gift cards. To schedule your appointment, or for more information, call American Red Cross at (520) 230-7295.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

MYSTIC ROOTS Live Reggae on the Twelve Tribes Stage, Tuesday, July 6th. Only $8 at the door; doors open @ 8:00pm. Mystic Roots Band serve up an original style based in reggae, hip-hop, and dancehall along side overtones of rock, funk, and ska. This Chico-born group brings a brand new sound while embracing the nature of roots reggae wholeheartedly and performing it with a solid groove, smooth vocals/harmonies, energetic freestyles, and beatboxing. The Twelve Tribes Stage is located at 345 N. 5th Avnue. Call 620-1810. Read more about Twelve Tribes Stage and the Mystic Roots Show.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Grammy award-winning guitarist Ottmar Liebert and his ensemble Luna Negra (Black Moon) perform Nouveau Flamenco style music at the Rialto Theatre. 7 pm doors/ 8 pm showtime.

‘MARIACHI IDOL’ RETURNS TO LA FUENTE. In response to last year’s success of the first-ever “Mariachi Idol” singing competition, La Fuente Restaurant, 1749 N. Oracle Road, will once again host the competition beginning June 30, as a part of our annual summer events. Competition dates will also be held July 14, 21, 28 and August 4th with the final competition being held on August 11, 2010.  Soloist singers in mariachi-style, ages 18 and older, are encouraged to register for a chance to compete for cash prizes and more.  Mariachi Estrellas de La Fuente will provide music for contestants and the competition will begin each Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. with only 10 slots available each evening. Contest rules and guidelines are posted on La Fuente’s web site at www.lafuenterestaurant.com. New this year for these special event evenings, patrons will enjoy the entertainment competition, along with a full, all-you-can-eat buffet including soft drink, tax and gratuity for a “Precio Fijo” of $13.99.  (Children, ages 3-12, $6.99). For more information call (520) 623-8659 during regular business hours. Contact: Carlos or Mary Jane Portillo, Owners La Fuente, 1749 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85718. 520-623-8659.

Friday, July 9- Saturday, July 10, 2010

“Sniff, the dog Movie” Returns to The Screening Room July 9 and 10! Sniff, the dog-lover’s dream movie is comes to Tucson’s The Screening Room this weekend  - back by popular demand!  And part of the proceeds from ticket sales will  benefit  the Hope Animal Shelter. SNIFF is a quirky, fun-loving celebration of dogs at work and play; a romping hybrid of fiction and documentary, starring Neil Morrissey, Amanda Plummer, Mikey the Guide Dog and Gabby the Search and Rescue Dog. Fun for the whole family, SNIFF is both informative and entertaining as it explores the world through a dog's eyes, ears and nose. Don’t miss this chance to see SNIFF on the big screen and benefit Hope, Tucson’s only not-kill animal shelter at the same time. Three shows only at The Screening Room, 127 East Congress on  Friday July 9 at 8 pm, and Saturday July 10 at 6:00 and 8:00 pm. There will be door prizes and information about the shelter at the theater. Watch the Sniff trailer at www.sniffthemovie.com. Tickets are $6, available at the door. Bring the family! The Screening Room, 127 E. Congress, Tucson, AZ 85701 (520) 882-0204.

Friday, July 9, 2010

La Encantada Summer Concert Series presents Soulero with an entertaining and upbeat evening of jazzy and creative interpretations of Latin favorites. 7 pm. 2905 E. Skyline Drive Tucson, AZ 85718. Phone: 520-797-3959. Admission: $10. http://www.saaca.org/events-summerconcert.html

La Posada Serves Up “Ice Cream & Music” Friday Nights. The performances are hot and the treats are cold! Every Friday between June 25 and August 6, Posada Java will host a free concert as part of the new “Ice Cream & Music Friday Nights” series. The events will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with entertainers taking the stage at 5:00 p.m. La Posada Java has already lined up an exciting collection of local musicians for the events. Confirmed artists include Green Valley favorites Regina and Joey Lessa, who will perform their repertoire of popular standards. Additional performers include Adam Estrada and others. In addition to the new concert series, Posada Java offers delightful coffee drinks including espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, teas, and milk shakes and freshly-baked sweet treats such as sticky buns, pies and cookies! Posada Java is located within The Shoppes at La Posada. For more information, please visit www.laposadagv.com or call (520) 648-7870. All events and performers subject to change.

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Fireworks events around Tucson

There will be fireworks on A-Mountain this year. Several other locations around Tucson will also have fireworks and other events. Read more about Tucson fireworks 2010 and other 4th of July entertainment.

Tucson's 235th Birthday Event

Citywide Tucson Birthday Bash - Tucson Turns 235 years old in August 2010. A ceremony Friday, August 20, 2010 at the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson features the five flags that have flown over the city of Tucson since its founding in 1775. The ceremony takes place on Tucson's official 235th birthday, August 20, 2010. Cake will be served throughout the city; public events will celebrate the contributions of Tucson's many cultures and interests as well as the environmental features and institutions that have made it a unique community. DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, Fox Tucson Theatre, The Loft Cinema, and Arizona Historical Society are among the organizations planning free and family-friendly events. See more Tucson birthday celebration events.

Mt. Lemmon Music on the Mountain continues in July

Summerhaven's annual Music on the Mountain series continues every Sunday through September 5th.

The music event is under a large tent at 12901 N. Sabino Canyon Parkway in Summerhaven. Concerts are from 1:00-5:00 p.m. Admission is free. Bring lawn chairs, but outside food and drinks are not allowed. The event is sponsored by LAVA Music and by Mesquite Homes.

Sunday, July 4 - The Kevin Pakulis Band Sunday, July 11 - Black Leather Zydeco Sunday, July 18 - Chuck Wagon and the Wheelchairs Sunday, July 25 - Retro Rockets

Find out more at www.lavamusic.org for concert details and links to muician's web sites. See our section on Mt. Lemmon and Summerhaven for news, features and weather.

The Greatest Show on Earth Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey presents Barnum's FUNundrum! featuring 130 performers from six continents, almost 100,000 pounds of performing pachyderms, cowboys, pirates, and mermaids at Tucson Convention Center Arena, www.visitTucson.org.

Summer Saturday Evenings at Desert Museum through Aug 21 2010. The popular Summer Saturday Evening programs showcase what happens in the desert after dark and how plants and animals adapt. Tour the Desert Museum at night, a time when many of the animals are at their most active with the onset of the summer heat. 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 2021 North Kinney Road Tucson, AZ 85743. Phone: 520-883-2702 Admission: $6 admission per person after 4 p.m. during summer months. http://www.desertmuseum.org/about/news_show.php?article=212

La Encantada Summer Concert Series through Oct 1 2010, 7 pm. 2905 E. Skyline Drive Tucson, AZ 85718. Phone: 520-797-3959. Admission: $10. http://www.saaca.org/events-summerconcert.html

Summer Saturdays at Tucson Yoga
A donation-based yoga event every Saturday night in July

The teachers at Tucson Yoga have teamed up to offer a series of five donation-based classes to support local nonprofits every Saturday evening in July.  From Michelle Marks' energetic Full Moon Trance Dance on July 10th to Sally Weber's relaxing Yoga for a Good Night's Sleep class on July 31st, there will be something for everybody in this series.

All income from these workshops will be passed on to two special causes: Baja Arizona, which works to increase local and humane food production and marketing in southern Arizona, and Diamond Mountain's Three-Year Retreat for Peace, which Tucson Yoga staff member Ann Curry will be participating in.

Beginners are welcome to attend any event, and pre-registration is not required.

Tucson Yoga is located at 150 South 4th Avenue, one block south of Broadway.  Visit www.tucsonyoga.com or call 988-1832 for more information.

Saturday, July 3, 7:00-9:00pm
JourneyDance with Joanna Carichner
Dance, sweat, tap into your wildness and deeply experience your physical and spiritual self.  No dance experience (or athletic prowess) needed. 

Saturday, July 10, 7:00-9:00pm
Full Moon Trance Dance with Michelle Marks
Trance dance is a meeting of yoga and dance - meditation in motion through joyful, high-powered, fluid movement.  No mats, and no expectations!  No yoga or dance experience is necessary.  This event is being offered in conjunction with the new Second Saturdays Downtown.

Saturday, July 17, 5:00-6:30pm
Partner Yoga with Mattie Eisenberg
An exploration in playfulness and support.  Discover different and colorful ways of being in traditional yoga postures.  This class will have you giggling, falling, breathing and connecting with your self and your partner.  All types of partners welcome: parents and children, couples, friends.  No yoga experience is necessary which makes this class a great way to introduce the discipline to someone in your life!

Saturday, July 24, 7:30-9:30pm
Cinema Nirvana with Frank Jude Boccio
July's movie selection is Hush, The Emmy-Award-winning episode from Buffy The Vampire Slayer.  Cinema Nirvana is a monthly film series to entertain and enlighten!  The film will be introduced by Mindfulness Yoga author Frank Jude Boccio, and will be followed by a relaxed group discussion.

Saturday, July 31, 7:00-8:30pm
Yoga for a Good Night's Sleep with Sally Weber
Statistics in the US show that approximately 30% of all adults suffer from some type of sleep disorder.  There are several too

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Amber Norgaard. Growing up on an Iowa farm Amber Norgaard had a calling to be of service to others and see the world. Tucson Lifestyle Magazine comments that Amber "...combines a nurturing spirit with a keen sense of melody mixed with trenchant social observations and strong dash of on-the-mark humor." Indeed, she has an ability to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds while her deep understanding of the healing arts shines through her music. www.ambernorgaard.com.  Crossroads at Silverbell District Park, 7548 N Silverbell Rd., Marana, AZ  85743, Concert Begins at 6pm. FREE ADMISSION.

Summer Saturday Evenings at Desert Museum. The popular Summer Saturday Evening programs showcase what happens in the desert after dark and how plants and animals adapt. Running Wild is an innovative live-animal demonstration that combines natural behaviors of small desert animals with projected images, music and narration. You might see a skunk, a porcupine, a lizard and some flying macaws! Warden Oasis Theater, 7:00-7:30 and 8:30-9:00 pm. Native American Storytelling, Outdoor Amphitheater, 7:30-8:30 pm. Native American Storyteller Gerard Tsonakwa shares stories and legends of the night sky. 2021 North Kinney Road Tucson, AZ 85743. Phone: 520-883-2702. Admission: $6 admission per person after 4 p.m. during summer months. http://www.desertmuseum.org/about/news_show.php?article=212

Run with the Roosters 5 mile run & walk, customized finisher tech shirts, free Mexican breakfast and overall and 5-year age group awards, 5 am, www.everyoneruns.net

July 12-30, 2010

Museum Youth Curator Experience (MYCE). As a member of the MYCE team you will: Choose a topic for an exhibit. Research, write text, select photographs & artifacts. Design exhibit layout. Create & mount exhibit panels. Interpret the exhibit for friends & family at the exhibit opening. Anyone between the ages of 13-17. July 12-30, 2010 (Monday through Friday), 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Arizona History Museum, 949 E. 2nd St. Tucson, Arizona  85719.Cost: $300; $270 AHS member households. How to apply: If you are interested in becoming a member of MYCE, please contact the Education office at (520) 617-1154 or [email protected], visit http://arizonahistoricalsociety.org/education/myce/default.asp for an application. Applications will be reviewed in late spring.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The Tucson Toros have been selected to the host the 2010 All-Star Game between the Golden Baseball League and the Northern League of Professional Baseball at Hi-Corbett Field on Wednesday, July 14, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.  The announcement was made today at the Baseball Winter Meetings in Indianapolis, IN, beginning an All-Star rivalry featuring the most talented players from two of the premiere leagues in independent baseball. Schedule Of Events at Hi Corbett Field: Monday July 12, Fan Fest, Exhibitions and Home Run Derby. Tuesday July 13, Player Banquet and MLB All-Star Viewing Party. Wednesday July 14, 7pm All Star GameThe GBL and NoL are two of the most successful and heavily scouted independent leagues in the country and together had over 30 of their players from 2009 acquired by major league organizations.  Although these two leagues, of the seven independent minor leagues in the nation, total less than 25% of all independent teams they produced five of the top ten Baseball America Top Indy Prospects in 2009 including the first three spots.  In addition the Baseball American Independent League Player of the Year has come from one of these two leagues 7 of the 13 years the award has been in existence including two of the last three.. Read more about the Tucson Toros All Star Game.

Junior League of Tucson New Member Happy Hour. Live, Laugh & Lead with the Junior League of Tucson! For over 75 years, Tucson women have joined the Junior League to make friends and serve their community. Please join us for a Happy Hour to meet the ladies of the Junior League, learn about our projects and find out how to become a member. You are welcome to join us on July 14 at 6:30 pm at the Armitage Wine Lounge, 2905 East Skyline Drive for Happy Hour. To RSVP or for more information, please call 520-299-5753 or e-mail us at [email protected].

‘MARIACHI IDOL’ RETURNS TO LA FUENTE. In response to last year’s success of the first-ever “Mariachi Idol” singing competition, La Fuente Restaurant, 1749 N. Oracle Road, will once again host the competition beginning June 30, as a part of our annual summer events. Competition dates will also be held July 21, 28 and August 4th with the final competition being held on August 11, 2010.  Soloist singers in mariachi-style, ages 18 and older, are encouraged to register for a chance to compete for cash prizes and more.  Mariachi Estrellas de La Fuente will provide music for contestants and the competition will begin each Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. with only 10 slots available each evening. Contest rules and guidelines are posted on La Fuente’s web site at www.lafuenterestaurant.com. New this year for these special event evenings, patrons will enjoy the entertainment competition, along with a full, all-you-can-eat buffet including soft drink, tax and gratuity for a “Precio Fijo” of $13.99.  (Children, ages 3-12, $6.99). For more information call (520) 623-8659 during regular business hours. Contact: Carlos or Mary Jane Portillo, Owners La Fuente, 1749 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85718. 520-623-8659.

Friday, July 16, 2010

La Posada Serves Up “Ice Cream & Music” Friday Nights. The performances are hot and the treats are cold! Every Friday between June 25 and August 6, Posada Java will host a free concert as part of the new “Ice Cream & Music Friday Nights” series. The events will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with entertainers taking the stage at 5:00 p.m. La Posada Java has already lined up an exciting collection of local musicians for the events. Confirmed artists include Green Valley favorites Regina and Joey Lessa, who will perform their repertoire of popular standards. Additional performers include Adam Estrada and others. In addition to the new concert series, Posada Java offers delightful coffee drinks including espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, teas, and milk shakes and freshly-baked sweet treats such as sticky buns, pies and cookies! Posada Java is located within The Shoppes at La Posada. For more information, please visit www.laposadagv.com or call (520) 648-7870. All events and performers subject to change.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Summer Saturday Evenings at Desert Museum. The popular Summer Saturday Evening programs showcase what happens in the desert after dark and how plants and animals adapt. Family Astronomy Night at the Desert Museum is sponsored by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory at the Baldwin Education Building: rooms 102 A-B & 103 and on the Museum Grounds. A fun evening of exploring the stars, asteroids, planets, and gravity. There will be hands-on astronomy activities, telescopes, and astronomy experts available to answer your questions. This family-oriented presentation showcases the beauty, majesty, and awesome behaviors of winged predators. This 45-minute program features live hawks, owls, and falcons of the Sonoran Desert. Warden Oasis Theater, 7:00-7:45 and 8:30-9:15 pm. 2021 North Kinney Road Tucson, AZ 85743. Phone: 520-883-2702. Admission: $6 admission per person after 4 p.m. during summer months. http://www.desertmuseum.org/about/news_show.php?article=212

Historic Broadway Village Art Bazaar. Tucson’s midtown is thriving again. At the corner of Broadway and Country Club, Broadway Village carries the pulse of Tucson in its timeless design and regal sense of place. A 1939 Joesler & Murphey creation, it was not only Tucsons’ first suburban shopping center but a neighborhood destination for families to gather and shop. Join us and rediscover the heart of Tucson. Saturdays, 9:00am-4pm. This presentation is also held Aug 21, Sep 18. http://www.southernazfestivals.org/artbazaar.html

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Bob Dobbs Uncorks For A Cure. Wine lovers thirsting for affordable wine tastings this summer, look no further.  On Sunday, July 18th from 4pm to 7pm Bob Dobbs will uncork a fabulous evening of great wine from around the world, fantastic food, fun raffle prizes, and an opportunity to educate your mind and your palate. Proceeds will benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. Hosting a wine tasting event is so out of the ordinary for Bob Dobbs. That’s one of the main reasons we are excited to try something new and different,” said Mikal Valenzuela, manager of Bob Dobbs. “We are thrilled to support a great cause with an entertaining evening and an extraordinary offering of some delicious wines.” Uncork For A Cure tickets are $20 per person (tax-deductible) and will be sold at the door. Bob Dobbs is known as a classic old style neighborhood sports bar and is a renowned UofA sports gathering spot before, during and after games. The food includes daily specials in addition to regular menu items such as cheese fries, famous wings, homemade soups, tasty sandwiches, fresh salads and the most popular burger of all, The Bob. There's a diverse assortment of beer on tap and long tenured bartenders capable of creating any mixed fantasy. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services. Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit www.LLS.org or contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET. www.lls.org. Please RSVP to Shannon Gaines at [email protected] before July 16th. Bob Dobbs is located at 2501 East 6th Street, on the north east corner of 6th and Tucson Blvd.

Summer Saturday Evenings at Desert Museum. The popular Summer Saturday Evening programs showcase what happens in the desert after dark and how plants and animals adapt.From 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. 2021 North Kinney Road Tucson, AZ 85743. Phone: 520-883-2702. Admission: $6 admission per person after 4 p.m. during summer months. http://www.desertmuseum.org/about/news_show.php?article=212

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Elton John and his band will perform their "Rocket Man: The Greatest Hits Live" show, featuring crowd favorites such as "Your Song," "Daniel," and "Bennie and the Jets." 8PM, TCC.

‘MARIACHI IDOL’ RETURNS TO LA FUENTE. In response to last year’s success of the first-ever “Mariachi Idol” singing competition, La Fuente Restaurant, 1749 N. Oracle Road, will once again host the competition beginning June 30, as a part of our annual summer events. Competition dates will also be held July 28 and August 4th with the final competition being held on August 11, 2010.  Soloist singers in mariachi-style, ages 18 and older, are encouraged to register for a chance to compete for cash prizes and more.  Mariachi Estrellas de La Fuente will provide music for contestants and the competition will begin each Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. with only 10 slots available each evening. Contest rules and guidelines are posted on La Fuente’s web site at www.lafuenterestaurant.com. New this year for these special event evenings, patrons will enjoy the entertainment competition, along with a full, all-you-can-eat buffet including soft drink, tax and gratuity for a “Precio Fijo” of $13.99.  (Children, ages 3-12, $6.99). For more information call (520) 623-8659 during regular business hours. Contact: Carlos or Mary Jane Portillo, Owners La Fuente, 1749 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85718. 520-623-8659.

Friday, July 23, 2010

La Encantada Summer Concert Series presents The Last Call Girls, a high energy, honky-tonkin’ country dance band, playing a mix of rock-a-billy, traditional country, and bluegrass taking their music back to the roots of country with favorites by Patsy Cline, Hank Williams and Johnny Cash. 7 pm. 2905 E. Skyline Drive Tucson, AZ 85718. Phone: 520-797-3959. Admission: $10. http://www.saaca.org/events-summerconcert.html

La Posada Serves Up “Ice Cream & Music” Friday Nights. The performances are hot and the treats are cold! Every Friday between June 25 and August 6, Posada Java will host a free concert as part of the new “Ice Cream & Music Friday Nights” series. The events will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with entertainers taking the stage at 5:00 p.m. La Posada Java has already lined up an exciting collection of local musicians for the events. Confirmed artists include Green Valley favorites Regina and Joey Lessa, who will perform their repertoire of popular standards. Additional performers include Adam Estrada and others. In addition to the new concert series, Posada Java offers delightful coffee drinks including espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, teas, and milk shakes and freshly-baked sweet treats such as sticky buns, pies and cookies! Posada Java is located within The Shoppes at La Posada. For more information, please visit www.laposadagv.com or call (520) 648-7870. All events and performers subject to change.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Summer Saturday Evenings at Desert Museum. The popular Tucson Summer Saturday Evening event showcase what happens in the desert after dark and how plants and animals adapt. Sky Hunters held at the Warden Oasis Theater, 6:00-6:45 and 9:00-9:45 pm. This family-oriented presentation showcases the beauty, majesty, and awesome behaviors of winged predators. This 45-minute program features live hawks, owls, and falcons of the Sonoran Desert. BUG NIGHT! held at the Warden Oasis Theater, 7:00-7:30 and 8:00-8:30 pm. This is the night to learn new facts about Sonoran Desert Insects from “the Bugman”, University of Arizona Entomologist Dr. Carl Olson. He will be giving two presentations and will also be available to answer all your bug related questions. 2021 North Kinney Road Tucson, AZ 85743. Phone: 520-883-2702. Admission: $6 admission per person after 4 p.m. during summer months. http://www.desertmuseum.org/about/news_show.php?article=212

July 26-30, 2010

11th Annual Archaeology Summer Camp for Adults: Bone La in Tucson. In an air-conditioned research lab, special tours, presentations, hands-on activities, $320, registration required, bioarchaeologists and a zooarchaeologist will offer a course on human and animal bone identification, 520-626-8381 or www.statemuseum.arizona.edu.

July 28-31, 2010

Arizona Theater Company's 2010 Summer on Stage series. This summer, forty high-school students learned acting skills from theatre professionals to perform on Arizona Theatre Company's professional stage for Summer on Stage 2010. A variety of acting fundamentals were taught, including character development, scene and monologue study, voice and movement, and dance techniques. 7pm. Read more about the 2010 ATC Summer on Stage.

Thursday, July 28, 2010

‘MARIACHI IDOL’ RETURNS TO LA FUENTE. In response to last year’s success of the first-ever “Mariachi Idol” singing competition, La Fuente Restaurant, 1749 N. Oracle Road, will once again host the competition beginning June 30, as a part of our annual summer events. Competition dates will also be held July August 4th with the final competition being held on August 11, 2010.  Soloist singers in mariachi-style, ages 18 and older, are encouraged to register for a chance to compete for cash prizes and more.  Mariachi Estrellas de La Fuente will provide music for contestants and the competition will begin each Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m. with only 10 slots available each evening. Contest rules and guidelines are posted on La Fuente’s web site at www.lafuenterestaurant.com. New this year for these special event evenings, patrons will enjoy the entertainment competition, along with a full, all-you-can-eat buffet including soft drink, tax and gratuity for a “Precio Fijo” of $13.99.  (Children, ages 3-12, $6.99). For more information call (520) 623-8659 during regular business hours. Contact: Carlos or Mary Jane Portillo, Owners La Fuente, 1749 N. Oracle Road, Tucson, AZ 85718. 520-623-8659.

Friday, July 30, 2010

Test and Tune Test and Tune - Southwestern International Raceway, 6 pm, 520-762-9700 or www.Sirace.com.

La Posada Serves Up “Ice Cream & Music” Friday Nights. The entertainment performances are hot and the treats are cold! Every Friday between June 25 and August 6, Posada Java will host a free concert as part of the new “Ice Cream & Music Friday Nights” series. The events will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with entertainers taking the stage at 5:00 p.m. La Posada Java has already lined up an exciting collection of local musicians for the events. Confirmed artists include Green Valley favorites Regina and Joey Lessa, who will perform their repertoire of popular standards. Additional performers include Adam Estrada and others. In addition to the new concert series, Posada Java offers delightful coffee drinks including espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, teas, and milk shakes and freshly-baked sweet treats such as sticky buns, pies and cookies! Posada Java is located within The Shoppes at La Posada. For more information, please visit www.laposadagv.com or call (520) 648-7870. All events and performers subject to change.

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Summer Saturday Evenings at Desert Museum. The popular Summer Saturday Evening programs showcase what happens in the desert after dark and how plants and animals adapt. Sky Hunters held at the Warden Oasis Theater, 7:00-7:45 and 8:30-9:15 pm. This family-oriented presentation showcases the beauty, majesty, and awesome behaviors of winged predators. This 45-minute program features live hawks, owls, and falcons of the Sonoran Desert. 2021 North Kinney Road Tucson, AZ 85743. Phone: 520-883-2702. Admission: $6 admission per person after 4 p.m. during summer months. http://www.desertmuseum.org/about/news_show.php?article=212

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