Tucson Greek Festival
Eat your way through Greece. Buy platters of gyros, chicken, lamb and so much more. Greek beer, wine and drinks will also be available. Enjoy live music and performances from the Pan-Athenian dancers. Shop baked goods and market items. There's even a play area for the kiddos so the whole family can have fun.
Find more information here.
When: Thursday, Sept. 27, 5-10 p.m.; Friday, Sept. 28, 5-11 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 29, 4-11 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 30, noon to 5 p.m.
Where: St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 1145 E. Fort Lowell Road
Cost: Free to attend but bring cash for food and drinks.
Marana Farm Festival
Calling all cowgirls and boys to some fun in the sun in Marana.
Everyone will love the carnival rides, petting zoo, rodeo demos, boot scramble, stick horse barrel racing, dummy roping, live music, beer garden, carnival booths, food vendors, agricultural education and a pumpkin race.
Where: 12375 N. Heritage Park Dr.
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 4-9 p.m.
Cost: Event is free to attend, but bring cash for games, food and other goodies.
Girl Scouts Thin Mint Sprint (Sponsored)
What: Thin Mint Sprint is a family fun run for racers of all ages. There are three race options: the 5K Thin Mint Sprint, 1-mile Do-si-do Dash and an untimed 100-meter Trefoil Trot for kids 5 and under. Participants can run or walk. All youth participating in the race receive a free Thin Mint Sprint patch and all racers get a Girl Scout Cookie at the finish line! Register on the day of the race from 6-7 a.m.
Where: Brandi Fenton Memorial Park, 3482 E. River Rd.
When: Sunday, Sept. 30. The first race starts at 7:30am. (Day-of registration is 6-7am.)
Cost: Adults (ages 13+), $25; youth (ages 6-12), $20. The Trefoil Trot (5-and-under) is free! Click here to register online. Day-of registration is $30 for everyone.
Other info: The race is part of the Girl Scouts' health and wellness initiative, and includes a race expo showcasing local organizations and companies dedicated to healthy, active lifestyles. Come out and enjoy the race and the expo without registering to run.
This Is Tucson School Fair
Finding the perfect school for your family is a huge decision — whether it's elementary, middle or high school. We bring together Tucson-area public, private and charter schools in one place for this free event. The Jewish Community Center is a perfect venue for walking around to gather info and talk to schools you are interested in — or discovering one you've never heard of! This event is super family-friendly with a bouncy house outside and lots of activities for the little ones inside.
Find more information here.
Where: Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Road
When: Sunday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tucson Pride Parade
Tucson Pride is hosting the theme "New Beginnings" for the parade this year. The parade starts at Reid Park, South Country Club Road at East Manchester Street and ends at South Country Club Road at Concert Place. Support Tucson's LGBTQ community and enjoy some colorful fun.
Where: Reid Park
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to noon
Cost: The parade is free to attend
Home-made Garden Soap Workshop at The Green House
Learn how to make bar soap using materials from your garden. Plant materials from the aquaponics garden will be used to make soap bars all materials will be provided.
Where: The Green House Tucson, 120 E. Fifteenth St.
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
MSA Annex Night Market
Take advantage of the cool night climate to shop for vintage and handmade goodies.
Where: MSA Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento
When: Friday, Sept. 28, 6-10 p.m.
Cost: Event is free to attend
The Grocery by Object Limited
Shop fresh foods, kitchenware, native plants, dry goods, vintage and more. You will also get an opportunity to talk with experts and see demos by local vendors.
Where: 220 N. Meyer Ave.
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Popovich's Comedy Pet Theater
Take the kids to an event with circus themed tricks and lots of laughter. Popovich will amaze you with his clever animals, juggling and tricks up his sleeve.
Where: Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.
When: Sunday, Sept. 30, 3-6 p.m.
Cost: $17-$37, get your tickets here.
Fall Shopping Festival at Tohono Chul Park
Check out the market in The Wilson Room at the park this weekend. There will be clothing, handmade goodies, jewelry and more.
Where: Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo Del Norte
When: Sunday, Sept. 30, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Event is free to attend, but bring some cash to fill your bag.
Rosie's Barkét Dog Days Birthday Bash
Cruise over to Rosie's with your four-legged friend for a barking good time. There will be dog talent shows, raffles, store-wide 25-percent-off sale and more.
Where: Rosie's Barkét, 327 E. Seventh St.
When: Sunday, Sept. 30, 5-6:30 p.m.
Cost: Event is free to attend
Firefighter Preschool Storytime with Northwest Fire District
Read some stories and learn about fire safety with your local heroes this weekend. This event is for kiddos ages 3-5.
Where: Nanini Library, 7300 N. Shannon Road
When: Friday, Sept. 28, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
Cost: Event is free to attend.
Build-A-Gin Workshop at Three Wells Distilling Company
Be the life of the party and show off your own custom made bottle of gin. In addition to making your own liquor, take a tour of Three Wells Distillery and learn about spirits and the process of distillation.
Where: Three Wells Distilling Company, 3780 E. 44th St., Suite 120
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Paint Tangled at Catalina Brewing Company
Let your hair down, literally and paint a lantern sky with Tipsy Picassos.
Where: Catalina Brewing Company, 6918 N. Camino Martin, #120
When: Sunday, Sept. 30, 4 p.m.
Asian Flavors Hands-On Cooking Class at The Garden Kitchen
This workshop will show you all the neat tricks you need to make your own Asian inspired meal at home. The class includes lunch of all dishes made, like spring rolls, soba noodle stir-fry, hot and sour soup with shrimp.
Where: The Garden Kitchen, 2205 S. Fourth Ave.
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Netted Necklace Class
All tools and stringing materials will be provided in the workshop. Bring your beads from home or purchase minerals and gemstones for your necklace.
Where: Beadholiday, 355 E. Fort Lowell Road
When: Saturday, Sep. 29, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Pajama Jam Bar Crawl at Maloney's
Bring out the kid in you and do the pub crawl in style in your pajamas.
Where: Maloney's, 213 N. Fourth Ave.
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 5-10 p.m.
Cost: $15, includes your first drink.
Tipsy Tea at Cafe a la C'Art
Where: Cafe a la C'Art, 150 N. Main Ave.
When: Sunday, Sept. 30, 3-4 p.m.
Cost: $32 per person
The Book of Life at Oury Park
Have a festive time at the park with a live band and a free family animated movie.
Where: Oury Park, 600 W. St. Mary’s Rd.
When: Friday, Sept. 28, 7-10 p.m.
Stephen King All Nite Scream-O-Rama at The Loft
Time to get your scare on with seven horror classics this weekend. Watch Misery, Maximum Overdrive, Pet Cemetery, Creep Show 2, Children of the Corn, Carrie and a mystery Stephen King Classic. In addition to the event, don't miss the scary shorts, trashy trailers, trivia games and prizes.
Where: The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m. to Sunday, Sept. 30, 7 a.m.
Ramen Heads with Fat Noodle at Casa Film Bar
Watch how to make the perfect ramen soup on the big screen with Osamu Tomita.
Where: Casa Video and Casa Film Bar, 2905 E. Speedway Blvd.
When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 7- 9 p.m.
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