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Oro Valley Festival of the Arts & Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am MST

Oro Valley Festival of the Arts & Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

Saturday, December 7th, 2019 10am-5pm* & Sunday December 8th, 2019 10am-4pm

Oro Valley Marketplace, 12155 N Oracle Rd, Oro Valley, AZ 85737

*Artists are welcome to stay open on Saturday, December 7th until 6pm for attendees of the tree lighting program.

The Oro Valley Holiday Festival of the Arts is one of Southern Arizona’s largest community arts celebrations, with 150 artisans, over 30 performances by student and local musicians, family arts activities, food trucks, and the Tuba Christmas holiday play-along. Festivities culminate in the lighting of the Oro Valley holiday tree. This two day festival is produced in partnership with the Town of Oro Valley and the Vestar Oro Valley Marketplace.

160 artist booth spaces are available for this festival with an expected attendance of 45,000 people.

The two-day festival is one of Southern Arizona’s largest community arts celebrations, with over 150 artisans, over 200 student and local musicians, family arts activities, food trucks, and the TUBACHRISTMAS holiday play-along. Festivities culminate in the lighting of the Oro Valley holiday tree.

• UNIQUE HOLIDAY SHOPPING WITH OVER 150+ ARTISANS
• FOOD TRUCKS
• FREE PHOTOS WITH SANTA & GOLDER RANCH FIRE TRUCK
• HOT CHOCOLATE WITH ORO VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL & STAFF
• COOKIE DECORATING WITH ORO VALLEY YOUTH ADVISORY COUNCIL
• OVER 200 STUDENT PERFORMERS
• TUBACHRISTMAS
• ORO VALLEY 35 FOOT TREE LIGHTING WITH SANTA & ORO VALLEY LEADERS
• PIMA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION INNOVATION & KIDS’ ACTIVITY STATION
• WONDER WORLD JUMPING CASTLES
• ORO VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY
• FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE PROVIDED BY ARIZONA WINERY TOURS

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT & ACTIVITIES

MAIN STAGE ENTERTANIMENT
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7

10:00 AM Oro Valley Jazz Band
10:40 AM SASO Flute Ensemble
11:15 AM Maguire Academy of Irish Dance
11:50 AM One Rehearsal Short (Musical Theater)
12:10 PM Sons of Orpheus
12:50 PM Wilson Elementary Choir
1:10 PM Wilson Middle School Choir
2:00 PM TUBACHRISTMAS Over 100 Tubas Play Holiday Favorites!
3:00 PM SANTA ARRIVAL PROCESSION with Ironwood Marching Band
3:10 PM Opening Remarks from Mayor Joe Winfield and Emcee Andrew Capasso of Fox 11
3:30 PM Painted Sky Elementary Chorus
4:00 PM Oro Valley Team Dance
4:20 PM Kids Unlimited
5:10 PM Tucson Girls Chorus Northwest Choir
5:00 PM Lauren Lawson performing at Tree
5:30 PM Carolyn’s Carolers performing at Tree
6:00 PM TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION WITH SANTA at Tree

Strolling Music: 4 PM – 5:30 PM – Carolyn’s Carolers
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8

10:15 AM Lauren Lawson (Oro Valley Pop Singer-Songwriter)
11:00 AM Absinthe Beat Cats (Jazz and Holiday)
12:00 PM Nossa Bossa Nova (Brazilian Holiday Songs)
1:00 PM Desert Melodies (Holiday Favorites)
2:00 PM Coronado Middle School Singers
3:00 PM The Nazarene Band

Strolling Music: 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Havin’ a Blast A Cappella Quartet
HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING ACTIVITIES
SATURDAY, 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM

INNOVATION STATION

Bookmans – Literary Arts Experience
Lucky Cat Social Art – Free Arts & Crafts Activities
Comic Bookmobile – Comic Book, Drawing, Literary Arts Experience
Pima Community College Engineering Club – 3D Printing Demos
Xerocraft Maker Space – Technology and Art Demos
University of Arizona Digital Humanities – Virtual Reality Arts Experience
Petunia and Pals – Facepainting and Balloon making
The Solar Store

FOOD VENDORS

BEST BURGER TRUCK
Bubba Burgers- Bacon Cheddar Burger. Southwest Burger. Swiss Mushroom Burger. Vegetarian Burger. Sweet Potato & Regular Fries.

CHURROS EL REY
Churro. Filled Churro. Churro Sundae. Root Beer Float. Milkshake. Coffee. Chai Tea. Steak & Chicken Fajitas- Plate. Burrito. Nachos.

COOK’S KETTLE CORN
Kettle Corn. Caramel Corn. Cheddar Cheese Corn. Chicago Style and Mixed. Shaved Ice

FIESTA FILIPINA
Signature Filipino Dishes- Adobo. Pancit. BBQ Pork Skewers. Empanada. Sweet Banana Roll. Rice. Vegetables. Shrimp Tempura. Spring Roll.

FRUIT SHACK SMOOTHIES YOGURT & JUICE BAR
Smoothies. Juices. Pretzels. Coffee.

HOGG DOGGS
Hot Dogs. Brats. Street Tacos. Veggie Burgers. Sirloin Burgers. Pulled Pork. Frito Chili Pie. Quesadillas. Loaded Nachos.

JOZARELLI’S ITALIAN STREET FOOD TRUCK
Pizza. Calzones. Pastas. Salads. Italian Sandwiches. French Fries. Cannoli.

MALTA JOES BAKED GOODS
Pastizzi (Maltese Savory Pastries)- Cheese, Split Pea & Curry, Bacon, Hatch Chili’s & Cheese and Corned Beef & Peas.

PHILLY UP! FOOD TRUCK
Philly Cheesesteak. Steak N’ Cheese Sandwich. Gyros. Fries. Loaded Fries. Watermelon, Cucumber, Mint Beverage.

THE DONUT STAND
Mini Donuts. Regular Donuts. Coffee. Flavored Coffee. Hot Chocolate. Hot Apple Cider.

THE LEMON
Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade- Regular, Strawberry, Raspberry, Mango or Sugar-Free. Iced Flavored Coffee.
PARTICIPATING ARTISTS
& EXHIBITORS

Alan Rios | Glass
Alberto Martinez | Wood
All-a-Glow Jewelry | Jewelry
Andina Music and Hand Crafts | Fiber/Textiles
Anita’s Angels | Glass
Ann Larocca/The Designing Lady | Glass
Arizona Warmth Creations | Fiber/Textiles
AZ Totes | Fiber/Textiles
Bakelite Designs | Jewelry
Barbara Beaver Pottery | Ceramic
BeadandKnot & Hearts from Heaven | Fiber/Textiles
Bear Paw Pottery | Ceramic
Bella Fiore Custom Designs/Donna Pack | Home/Décor
Beth McClure & Katee McClure | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Bleu d’Olive – Sophie Christian | Fiber/Textiles
Brenda Peo Art | Painting
Bruce Berry Wildlife Art | Painting
Brummermann’s Art and Science | Painting
C.E. Dolsberry | Painting
Calla Glass Designs | Glass
Canoa Naturals Organic Jewelry | Jewelry
Carol Wilkins Designs | Jewelry
Carole Osburn | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Cheryl Senkfor | Jewelry
Cheyenne L Rouse Photography | Photography
Christine’s Jewelry Box, LLC | Jewelry
Chrystal Canyon Creations | Jewelry
Chuck Watkins | Painting
Cicada Enterprises | Ceramic
Clearwater Creations | Ceramic
Coin Art | Jewelry
Colour Junkie Art | Painting
Concrete Crafter | Furniture
Connie Little Designs | Home/Décor
Cratik, batik by Carolyn Roberts | Fiber/Textiles
Crystal D’llusions | Jewelry
CZ Gifts | Home/Décor
Daisies Hooded Towels | Fiber/Textiles
Dan Kihl Studios | Metal
David C. Schneider | Glass
David Craig Designs | Sculpture
David Somonick/Dave’s Fine Gems | Jewelry
Denim N Roses | Fiber/Textiles
Dennise Larson | Jewelry
Desert Sky Gourds | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Designs By Cindi | Glass
Designs by La Pinta LLC | Metal
Dickason Artisans | Health/Beauty
Dorothy Proffitt | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Doug Miller Fine Art | Painting
Easy Times | Fiber/Textiles
Fire Works Stoneware | Ceramic
Five Needles Design | Fiber/Textiles
Gary Burke | Sculpture
Get Hammered Metalsmith Studio LLC | Jewelry
Glass Fire Designs | Glass
Glenn Hinz Metal Art & Esther Rogoway Fine Art | Metal
Glorious Glass | Glass
Gordy’s Gems | Jewelry
Gourd Art by Noreen | Home/Décor
Greg Kyle Studio | Painting
Greg Meyerdirk | Sculpture
Harry Ji | Fiber/Textiles
Hearth Stone Pottery | Ceramic
Hello Lucy | Home/Décor
Hidden Skies | Photography
Holey Wood | Wood
Home Thrown Pottery | Ceramic
HPSilver | Jewelry
INKY BINKY BONKY | Fiber/Textiles
It’s Stitchin’ Cute | Fiber/Textiles
James Lee | Painting
Janie’s Jewelry | Jewelry
JD Designs, Judy Dunn | Jewelry
Joan Pevarnik | Ceramic
Joe Figueiredo | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
John Vermette | Photography
Jonathan Marquis | Photography/ Drawing
Judy Egge | Artisan Gourmet Food Item
Karin Frye Eyewear | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Kim’s Studio | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Kins and Kay | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
KLGCreations | Jewelry
Kokofin Creations | Wood
Ladynpani | Jewelry
Life Under The Oaks Lavender Farm | Health/Beauty
Loma Prieta Pottery | Ceramic
Lotion In A Bar- Tee Time | Health/Beauty
Loyal Bird | Fiber/Textiles
Luchansky Art | Wood
Lupitas Metal Art | Metal
LUZ-E | Jewelry
Mahala Lewis | IMC Arts
Mark Silversmith | Painting
Mary Gaskill | Wood
Mary Helen & Raymond Pelton | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Metal by Prince | Metal
Michael McCullough | Painting
Michael Nisperos | Painting
Mineral Artisan | Mixed Media 3D
Mirage & Bird Botanicals | Home/Décor
Mosaic Madness | Glass
Mudslingers | Ceramic
Nathan Redwood | Painting
New Trail Enterpries LLC | Jewelry
Nizhoni Navajo Jewelry | Jewelry
Oberkirsch Designs | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Ocotillo Studio of Tucson | Ceramic
Old Castle | Metal
Orana Design A.K.A. My Grandmother’s Broken Dishes | Jewelry
P.S. Design | Fiber/Textiles
Paul and Celia Sislow | Furniture
Paul Hopman | Drawing
Phoenix Conexion | Fiber/Textiles
Photography By Thane LLC | Photography
Procool Art | Ceramic
Quail Lane Studios | Photography
Rami Mayron / Magic Wood Art | Wood
Rhonda’s Ornaments | Home/Décor
Rich Rags Designer Wearable Art | Fiber/Textiles
Rick Gnerich | Wood
Rita Cihlar- Designs by RMC | Jewelry
Robert Hale Creations By Hands | Jewelry
Rusted Desert Metal Art | Metal
Sassafras Sky | Glass
Saul Yurivilca | Jewelry
Sedona’s Jewelry | Jewelry
Serendipitous AZ | Jewelry
Shari Designs | Jewelry
SkinSense Organic | Health/Beauty
Slossy by Leslie | Jewelry
Sniffer Aromatherapy Jewelry | Jewelry
Some Distant World | Metal
Sonoran Jewelry Metal Arts – A Metal Jewelry Guild | Jewelry
Splendid Nature | Metal
STICKS~n~STONES by Slone | Wood
Sunstroke Metal Art | Metal
Susan Hemm Zivic | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Sybil Cano-Mosher | Painting
The Garden of Possibilities/Deborah Kauffeld | Photography
Thom’s Wood ‘N’ Things | Wood
Totonki Bread and Tortilla Warmers | Home/Décor
Trimitive | Fiber/Textiles
Twin Trail Navajo Pottery | Ceramic
Universal Ancients | Ceramic
Untamed Confections | Artisan Gourmet Food Item
Walter Design Studio | Jewelry
Watkins Art & Family Crafts | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Weelainy- Lampworked Glass by Elaine Forbes | Glass
Western Canteens | Leather
Wild West Designs | Fiber/Textiles
Wild Women of AZ | Sculpture
Woodn’t It Be Nice/Bill Simpson | Wood
Woods-Paintings-Hats-Wirewraps-Books | Wood
Write Stuff of AZ | Mixed Media 2D & 3D
Zinnia Sky Studio | Painting
EXHIBITORS

Akua’s Boutique
Arizona Daily Star
Arizona Winery Tours
Bookmans Entertainment Exchange
Comic Bookmobile
Cutco Cutlery
Pima Federal Credit Union
Pleasurebent Tours
Renewal by Andersen
Splendido
Town of Oro Valley
Town of Oro Valley Parks & Recreation
Town of Oro Valley Youth Advisory Council
Tucson Girls Chorus Northwest Choir
Victory Church
Western National Parks Association
Wonder World Jumping Castles

Details

Start:
Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am MST
End:
Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am MST
Event Categories:
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Organizer

Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance (SAACA)
Phone:
(520) 797-3959
Website:
http://saaca.org/

Venue

Oro Valley Marketplace
12155 N. ORACLE RD
Oro Valley, AZ United States
+ Google Map
Website:
http://orovalleymarketplace.com

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