Entertainment Magazine: Arizona: Tucson: Events: 2011

Tucson Calendar of Events for 2011

Find hundreds of Tucson events in 2011 in one of the largest online Tucson events guide. See all Tucson Events.

With new events happening through Tucson and Southern Arizona, the Tucson Events Guide from Tucson Entertainment Magazine has new listings added daily.

Annual events like the Tucson Gem Shows, Tucson Rodeo and Parade and the nearby Arizona Renaissance Festival are among the biggest spring events happening in Tucson.

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Special Tucson Events in 2011

Many Mexicos: Vistas de la Frontera at the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona campus. The exhibit strives to interpret the broad sweep of Mexican history from the Pre-Columbian period to today’s political shouting matches, all from the perspective of Arizona and the borderlands. Mon – Sat, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The exhibit will run fthrough 2012. www.StateMuseum.Arizona.Edu

First Friday: St. Philip's Plaza Friday Night LIVE! ART WALK. Enjoy Complimentary Wine, Hors d'oeuvres, Dessert, Trunk Show, Drawings, Gallery Shows, Live Music & Human Statue Performance and MORE! First Friday through Septembe. Read more about the St. Philip's Plaza Art Walk.

August 2011

August 2011 is the 236th celebration of Tucson Birthday, La Fiesta de San Agustin. There is an August celebration held downtown. Read historical documents and books about Tucson's history.

The EMVIA Prickly Pear Festival at Rillito Downs Park suitable for all ages, August 27, 2011,celebrates the Prickly Pear harvest, the winding down of the monsoon, and Tucson's 234th birthday. Read more about the Tucson Prickly Pear Festival.

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Arizona's Gold Rush

The Santa Catalina mountains has been experiencing a gold rush for hundreds of years.

Arizona's gold rush is still going on.

Just below Mt. Lemmon lies one of the great stories of the search for gold in the mountains- the lost city and the lost Iron Door mine.

Today, a quick drive to the Catalinas reveals that hidden treasures still do exist. Explore the historical records that account for that thousands of pounds of gold and gold in quartz that has been extracted from the Catalina mountains. Read about Arizona's Gold Rush.

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Saguaro National Park to Host BioBlitz 2011

October 21-22, 2011: Saguaro National Park, bordering Tucson, Ariz., has been named as the host site for the 2011 National Park Service/National Geographic BioBlitz, scheduled for Oct. 21 and 22, 2011. Part scientific endeavor, part festival and part outdoor classroom, BioBlitz is a two-day celebration of biodiversity centered on a 24-hour race to count species. During the BioBlitz, teams of scientists, school children and the general public work together to find and identify as many species as possible.

The National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. Founded in 1888 to “increase and diffuse geographic knowledge,” the Society works to inspire people to care about the planet. It reaches more than 375 million people worldwide each month through its official journal, National Geographic, and other magazines; National Geographic Channel; television documentaries; music; radio; films; books; DVDs; maps; exhibitions; live events; school publishing programs; interactive media; and merchandise.

National Geographic has funded more than 9,200 scientific research, conservation and exploration projects and supports an education program promoting geographic literacy. For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com. Read more about the 2011 Bio Blitz.

El Tour de Tucson 2011

Saturday, November 19, 2011: The 2011 UMC El Tour de Tucson event presented by Diamond Ventures and The University Medical Center is Tucson's largest perimeter cycling event for all ages and abilities. El Tour is organized every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving by Tucson's Perimeter Bicycling Association of America. Read more about The annual El Tour de Tucson for 2011.

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