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Tucson November 2015 Events

The Tucson Calendar has many local events happening today for kids, visitors and families. Read detail listings to activities and links to more information about what is going on this November in Tucson.

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Tucson Events Throughout November

Through Dec. 19

  • "Snapshots," A New Musical By Creator of "Wicked," Opens at Temple of Music and Art

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26

Weekend of Friday, November 27 to Sunday, 29

Weekend of November 28-29, 2015

Saturday, November 28, 2015

  • Tombstone at Twilight three-act skit by the Blood at Dusk Gunfighters "The Grinch Stole Tombstone’s Christmas until the Earps Saved It." Randy Davis will host a shooting competition at his Big Iron Shooting Galley. KGUN9 news anchor Guy Atchley as the Guest of Honor.
  • Silver Sun Jewelry. Exquisite, unique, and authentic American Indian handmade jewelry from Silver Sun of Santa Fe. Talks by cofounder Deanna Olsen on identifying and selecting high-quality turquoise at 11 AM and 2 PM. Western Parks, Oro Valley.
  • Little Anthony’s Diner is committed to helping families in need with their Warm, Snuggly Eastside Blanket & Sock Drive!

Sunday, November 29

  • Indie rockers, Copeland, will be playing Club X in Tucson with Eisley and We Are The City.
  • Juan Gabriel, who performs at the Tucson Arena, is considered one of the most successful singer-songwriters of all time and the leader in sales with over 100 million albums sold.

Other major annual events include the Celtic Festival Scottish Highland Games, Annual Holiday Craft Market, the Celebrity Chefs Dinner, NamJam Bike Show and Poker Run. November is Native American Month with a traditional Pow Wow. El Tour de Tucson Bicycle Race is Tucson's largest perimeter cycling event for all ages and abilities. El Tour draws thousands of bicyclists to ride the perimeter of the city. The ArtsFest makes another run in November in northwest Tucson at La Encantada Shopping Mall.

December events in Tucson

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Jogs Gem Show Tucson

Get the Lates info on the Jogs Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show held January 28-February 8, 2016.

Past November 2015 event listings

Sunday, November 1, 2015

  • Día de los Muertos annual celebration, a lively and art-filled tradition, returns to the Tucson Museum of Art (TMA) courtyards, plaza, and lobby on Sunday from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

  • Tucson Symphony Center, Dr. Takuma Itoh will lead a conversation, "How Do They Do That?" where attendees will learn about the process of composition, hear examples of new work and have the opportunity to create a "composition."

Weekend of November 6-8, 2016

  • Pirate Pub Night and the Tucson Celtic Festival and Scottish Highland Games from 6 PM – 10 PM at Rillito Raceway Park.
  • Art Attack Az Promotions presents an Arts & Crafts Festival November 6, 7 & 8, 2015 at 6346 North Oracle and Orange Grove Road.

Friday, November 6

  • The Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus celebrates the Roaring 20s Regale. This annual gala stars at 6:00pm at Skyline Country Club. The dinner show includes a silent auction, live auction, dancing to music of No Reply, casino tables and a performance by the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus Touring Chorus.
  • TSO MasterWorks Concert Series - The Strausses & A Young Master, 6:30pm at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 7575 N. Paseo del Norte in Tucson.

Weekend of November 7-8

Saturday, November 7

  • Melanoma Walk 2015 at 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. This is a 1.5-mile family and dog-friendly walk that starts and ends in the University of Arizona Cancer Center North Campus parking lot.
  • Arizona Rose Theatre Company Presents “ROSELAND” on November 7th, 2015 at 12pm at Unscrewed Theater.
  • The 2015 American Indian Arts Market at The National Parks Store from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • "Living Well in Southern Arizona," new promotional video will be shown at GVR’s Open Houses held at four GVR centers.

Sunday, November 8

  • Tucson Doll Show & Sale (includes Teddy Bears and Miniatures) from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at: La Quinta Reid Park Hotel (Formerly the Randolph Park Hotel) 102 N. Alvernon Way. This lighthearted show and sale is for enthusiasts of all ages featuring dolls, teddy bears, miniatures, clothes , accessories, supplies, & more: from antique to modern and the carefully hand crafted. Door prizes, raffles.
  • 26th Annual All Souls Procession. Procession walkers and enthusiasts alike can take advantage of the family-friendly event in honor of the start of Dia De Los Muertos and what better place to do so than the arts and cultural hub of Tucson. The event is from 2 to 6 p.m. with the transformations starting at 3 p.m in the Hotel Congress plaza.

Wednesday, November 11-December 9

  • Laura Wilson Etter on display at Hotel Congress lobby from November 11 through December 9
  • Wednesday, November 19-21

Thursday, November 12

  • November 12 – 15, 2015: Invisible Theatre continues its 45th anniversary season with SANGER: ONE WOMAN, ONE STORY by and starring Pamela Daly who portrays one of the most influential women in American history, Margaret Sanger, the Founder of Planned Parenthood.
  • March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction presented by HSL Properties will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Gold & Tennis Resort
  • Fast Pitch Tucson is coming November 12! Witness seven exceptional nonprofit leaders compete for cash prizes as they present their innovative three-minute “fast pitch” stories.

Weekend of November 13-15, 2016

Friday, November 13

Saturday November 14

Sunday, November 15

  • John Medley presents award winning "Lettuce and Landscapes" at Oracle Historical Society after Annual Membership Meeting at noon.
  • John Langellier's talk, "Surgeons in Blue: Army Medicine in Early Arizona." Tubac Presidio State Historic Park.

Monday, November 16

  • The Accidentals will be in Tucson, AZ playing at Monterey Court

Tuesday, November 17

  • Living Streets Alliance in partnership with the City of Tucson Bicycle and Pedestrian Program and Pima Association of Governments continues “Light the Night”, a bike light distribution and bicycle safety education campaign at 5:00pm at Swanway Park, 4801 East 1st Street.
  • East Tucson job fair from 11AM to 2PM at the Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites

Wednesday, November 18

Thursday, November 19-December 19

  • StoryCorps a nationally recognized mobile story telling organization with a regular weekly feature on National Public Radio and Arizona Public Media. StoryCorp mobile recording studio will be located at Reid Park.

Thursday, November 19–21

  • TRANS SCRIPTS, a groundbreaking new play about transgender identity written by Paul Lucas and directed by James Blair, in observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance.
  • In Tucson the Frank Hawley Drag Racing School is offering both the Dragster Adventure programs and the Competition Licensing programs.

Friday, November 20

Saturday, November 21

  • Treasures of the Santa Catalinas"Treasures of the Santa Catalinas." Book Event with slide show, music, and two collaborative authors. This is Legends & Treasures of the Santa Catalinas by Robert Zucker and collaborator William Carter, and describes the legends of lost mines, treasure, and even a lost mission in the Santa Catalina Mountains. $7.50 fee includes admission to the park. Starts at 2:00pm. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street, Tubac, AZ. (520) 398-2252 (Park) www.TubacPresidio.org

  • "Sparklegasm" Exhibition to Benefit Local Youth Arts Program, Krikawa Jewelry Art Gallery, Downtown Tucson.

  • Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez in select theaters nationwide – live from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

  • 2015 Vail Country Fair kicks off at 9 a.m. at the Pima County Fairgrounds.

Sunday, November 22 at 2 pm

  • Teodoro RamirezTeodoro ‘Ted’ Ramirez Artist-in-Residence Concert Series presents Canciones Mexicanas - A Southwest Celebration – on Music is the heart and soul of Mexico. Tubac Presidio State Historic Park.

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New Tucson Historical Books

Treasures of the Santa Catalina Mountains by Robert ZuckerTreasures of the Santa Catalina Mountains

Discover the legends and rich history of the Santa Catalina Mountains. Learn about the Iron Door Mine, Spanish Jesuit treasures, Buffalo Bill's mines, gold mining in Oracle when pioneers arrived to prospect the Catalina Mountains. Visit the "Treasures of the Santa Catalinas" and read stories forgotten in time. Available at a discount on Amazon.

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"Entertaining Tucson
Across the Decades

Read about the local Tucson entertainment scene from the 1950s through the 1990s. Over 700 pages of pages of musician interviews, original photographs and stories. If you played in a band or went to a nightclub during those years, you'll be familiar with many of these people and places. Published by Entertainment Magazine. Read sample pages Entertaining Tucson Across the Decades. Find your name or photo! Now available, at a discount, on Amazon.com.


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