This list of things to do around Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley, Sahuarita and more includes virtual events by local businesses and organizations, drive-in movies, open-air events and markets.

Remember to follow CDC guidance about protecting yourself and others from the spread of coronavirus. Pima County has mandated face coverings for everyone over age 5 in public if 6 feet of physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Things change quickly these days, so check for the latest information. Links are included with every activity listed.

Virtual Events 💻📲

Love is on the Menu with Chef Judith Baigent-King

Join Flying Aprons for a romantic cooking class on Zoom. Chef Judith Baigent-King will guide you through the perfect Valentine’s Day menu. Learn how to make roasted prosciutto wrapped pork/turkey tenderloin with strawberry balsamic sauce, mashed potatoes, spinach, asparagus, roasted red pepper salad and chocolate panna cotta with raspberries.

When: Friday, Feb. 12, 5:30-7 p.m.

Cost: $40 per screen

Visit the Flying Aprons Tucson Facebook event page for more information.

Valentine Baby Goat-a-grams with Funny Foot Farm

Give your valentine the love of baby goats instead of the traditional chocolates and flowers this Valentine's Day. Your goat-a-grams will include two baby goats in a stroller, delivered to your home or office for a private 20-minute snuggle session and a V-Day card with your special message.

When: Through the month of February.

Cost: $100

Exploring High Elevation Springs at Saguaro National Park

Hosted by Don Swann and Dan Beckman from Saguaro National Park, this discussion will focus on efforts to learn more about high elevation springs: finding previously undocumented springs and rare plants, assessments, history, and where the water comes from

When: Thursday, Feb. 11, 9:30-10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free, registration required 

Visit the Sky Island Alliance Facebook event page for more information.

Open-air events 😷 and drive-up events 🚗

MotoSonora Brewing Company

"The Notebook" at El Toro Flicks Downtown

Watch everyone's favorite romantic movie on Valentine's Day at El Toro Flicks. Food and beverages are available for purchase. Face masks are required any time you are out of your vehicle. 

Where: El Toro Flicks Tucson, 131 S. Linda Ave. (near the MSA Annex)

When: Sunday, Feb. 14, 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $21.90 and up. Snacks are available for purchase.

Visit the El Toro Flicks website for more information.

Open-air Events 😷

Santa Pachita and Lobster Rolls at the Vineyard

Listen to live music from Santa Pachita and enjoy wine and chocolate pairing by the fire at AZ Hops and Vines. Social distancing is required at this event. 

Where: AZ Hops and Vines, 3450 Highway 82, Sonoita

When: Saturday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for drinks and tasty bites

Visit the AZ Hops and Vines Facebook event page for more information.

Live Music at Monterey Court

Listen to live music from Funky Bonz at the Monterey Court Studio Galleries and Cafe. This will be a socially-distanced event and masks are required. Reservations are available.

Where: Monterey Court Studio Galleries and Cafe, 505 W. Miracle Mile

When: Friday, Feb. 12, 7-10 p.m.

Visit the Monterey Court Facebook event page for more information.

Drew Cooper at St. Philip's Plaza

Listen to live music on the outside stage at St. Philip's Plaza featuring Drew Cooper.

Where: St. Philips Plaza, 4250 N. Campbell Ave.

When: Thursday, Feb. 11, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for drinks and bites from Union, Reforma or Proof.

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

Valentine's Succulent Bowl Class

Celebrate Valentine's or Galentine's Day with an outdoor succulent bowl workshop. Social distancing and face masks are required during this event.

Where: Green Things, 3384 E. River Road

When: Saturday, Feb. 13, 10-11:30 a.m.

Cost: $25, includes a low-bowl, three 4-inch succulents, soil and decorating materials.

Visit the Green Things Facebook event page for more information and to make a reservation. 

Brunch in the Plaza

Drive over to the Plaza and watch live DJs at St. Philip's Plaza every Saturday. Big Brother Beats and DJ Jason will be bumping beats and playing their latest music mixes.

Where: St. Philips Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave.

When: Saturday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, food and drinks are available for purchase at Reforma Modern Mexican. Mezcal + Tequila, Proof Artisanal Pizza and Pasta and Union Public House

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

Love Yourself Wine and Yoga at the Vineyard

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with yoga and sangria at AZ Hops and Vines vineyard. Social distancing is required at this event.

Where: AZ Hops and Vines, 3450 Highway 82, Sonoita

When: Sunday, February 14, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cost: $18, bring your mat

Visit the AZ Hops and Vines Facebook event page for more information.

Free Valentine's Booty and Ab Workout

Join Gains Fitness for a fun workout to celebrate all the love in the air! Goodie bags and valentines will be handed out after the workout to all women and children attending.

Where: Purple Heart Park, 9800 E. Rita Road

When: Friday, Feb. 12, 10-10:45 a.m.

Cost: Free, bring a water and face mask

Visit Gains Fitness Facebook event page for more information.

LoveFest at Monterey Court

Listen to live music from Lil’ Mama Hardy and Friends at the Monterey Court Studio Galleries and Cafe. This will be a socially-distanced event and masks are required. Reservations are available.

Where: Monterey Court Studio Galleries and Cafe, 505 W. Miracle Mile

When: Saturday, Feb. 13, 7-10 p.m.

Visit the Monterey Court Facebook event page for more information.

Tiny House of Funk Valentine's Day Tea Dance

Join a fun Valentine event on the open patio with live music, specialty cocktails and dancing at Cafe a la C'Art / Carte Blanche Catering. No reservations required.

Where: Cafe a la C'Art / Carte Blanche Catering, 150 N. Main Ave.

When: Sunday, Feb. 14, 3-5 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for Valentine bites and cocktails

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

Congress Cookout: Valentine Edition 

Visit Hotel Congress for awesome music, food specials this Valentine's Day. So, bring your honey, your buddy or just bring yourself and enjoy the cookout.

When: Sunday, Feb. 14, 4-7 p.m.

Cost: $10

Visit the Hotel Congress Facebook event page for more information.

Valentine Donuts and Brews

1912 Brewing and Donut Bar Tucson are bring you some love this Valentine's Day on 1912's new open patio. Enjoy a pint or a curated three-flight of 1912 brews and and cakey bites from the Donut Bar.

Where: 1912 Brewing Co., 2045 N. Forbes Blvd., Ste. 105

When: Sunday, Feb. 14, 1 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Visit the 1912 Brewing Co. Facebook event page for more information.

Jazz Friday At the Cup Cafe

The Tucson Jazz Society and Hotel Congress will feature live music from Jed Paradies, Doug Martin and Thoger Lund this Friday at the Cup Cafe.

When: Friday, Feb. 12, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, reservations recommended

Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

Poolside Valentine's Day Brunch at The Tuxon

Enjoy live music from DJ Ern Dollaz by the pool for brunch and signature cocktails. This event requires face masks and social distancing.

Where: The Tuxon, 960 S. Freeway

When: Sunday, Feb. 14, 10:30 a.m.

Cost: Free to attend

Visit The Tuxon Facebook event page for more information.

Goat Yoga at Udall Park

Relax and stretch with quirky goat yoga in the park. Advance registration and face masks are required.

Where: Morris K. Udall Regional Park, 7290 E. Tanque Verde Road

When: Saturday, Feb. 13, 10 a.m.

Cost: $20, bring your own mat

Visit the GOT Yoga Goats of Tucson Facebook event page for more information.

Outdoor Market at Old Vail Road

Southern Arizona Animal Food Bank will be hosting a outdoor market with artisans, makers, growers, chefs and more. The mission of the Market at Old Vail Road is to support the local Tucson community while raising money and awareness for the Southern Arizona Animal Food Bank.

When: Friday, Feb. 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money for shopping

Second Sunday Outdoor Vintage Market

Browse through 60 vendors for vintage, antique and collectible items this outdoor local market.

Where: Tucson Mall, 4500 N. Oracle Road

When: Sunday, Feb. 14, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring money to shop

Visit the 2nd Sunday Vintage Market Facebook event page for more information.

Mercado Flea

Spend your afternoon rummaging for treasure, sipping on specialty cocktails and listening to music at the MSA Annex.

Where: MSA Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento

When: Sunday, Feb. 14, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost: Free to attend, but bring some money for shopping and cocktails

Visit the MSA Annex Facebook event page for more information. 

Valentine's at the Lavender Farm 

Relax with the scent of lavender in the air and enjoy hot chocolate, lavender sugar cookies, crafts for kids and more at the lavender farm.

Where: Life under the Oaks Lavender Farm, 1221 N. Rancho Robles Road, Oracle

When: Sunday, Feb. 14, 1-4 p.m.

Cost: $10 per person, ages 12 and under are free

Cars and Coffee: Classic Muscle

Rev up your engines! Take a drive over to Lowe's Home Improvement for a free casual car meet. This month, Obsessions Car Club will feature classic muscle cars. Free coffee will be provided or bring your own.

Where: Lowe's Home Improvement, 4075 W. Ina Road

When: Saturday, Feb. 13, 7-10 a.m.

Cost: Free

Live Music and Pizza in the Parking Lot

Listen to live music from Johnnie and the Rumblers in the parking lot at Catalina Craft Pizza.

When: Friday, Feb. 12, 5-7 p.m.

Where: Catalina Craft Pizza, 15930 N. Oracle Road

Cost: Free

Visit the Catalina Craft Pizza Facebook event page for more information.

Mamma Coal at Borderland's Patio Stage

Listen to outdoor tunes from Mamma Coal at one of Tucson's best microbreweries. Social distancing is required at this event.

When: Friday, Feb. 12, 5-8 p.m.

Where: Borderlands Brewing Company, 119 E. Toole Ave.

Cost: Free

Kids 🎈

Online Valentine Baby Yoda Cookie Decorating

Join Tipsy Picassos for a virtual step-by-step guided painting class to decorate cute baby Yoda cookies on Facebook Live. Tipsy Picassos will have prepackaged kits that include four baby Yoda cookies, four heart-shaped cookies and all the icing supplies. 

When: The online class happens Saturday, Feb. 13, 5 p.m. Pick up your kit the same day from 11 a.m to noon at St. Philips Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Drive.

Cost: $35, includes a supply kit and instruction

Visit the Tipsy Picassos Facebook event page for more information.

Kids Create At-Home with Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures

Kids Create At-Home is a new twist on the museum's monthly art program for school-aged kids. You get a supply kit of materials to complete an enchanted project and a live online demonstration on Zoom too!

Where: Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, 4455 E. Camp Lowell Drive

When: Saturday, Feb. 13, 1-2 p.m. Pick up your supply kits in advance.

Cost: $7 per kit, $5 for museum members

Heart Shaped Fruit Arrows

Kids can learn how to make this healthy Valentine's themed snack with Sahuarita Parks and Recreation 

When: Any time

Cost: Free


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