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November 27, 2011 12:00 am  • 

Today

Arizona Centennial: Pima Celebrates Porter Hall Gallery - Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Art and photographic exhibit to celebrate Arizona's 100th birthday. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily through Nov. 30. Included with $8 admission. 326-9686, Ext. 10. • Indications: How Plants Point to Mineral Wealth. Learn how metal-loving or sometimes metal-hating plants have led to the discovery of copper, nickel, iron and other important natural resources. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily. Free with gardens admission. 326-9686, Ext. 10.

2011 Native American Arts and Crafts Market - San Xavier District of the Tohono O'odham Nation, 1959 San Xavier Road. 30 Native American Arts and Crafts Vendors. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 27. Free. 573-4000.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair and Toy Drive - Steam Pump Village, 11000 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 27. Free. 440-6317.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair in Reid Park - Reid Park off Country Club Road, 22nd Street and Country Club. Artisans from Southern Arizona will be selling original, hand-made wares. Food available for purchase. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 27. Free. 791-4877.

Catalina Arts Festival - 77north Artworks & Marketplace, 16733 N. Oracle Road, Catalina. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 27. Free. 520-401-1290.

Tuesday

Women of Ancient Wisdom - Kaitlin's Creative Cottage, 740 N. Main St. Create a series of wisdom cards that fit into a small decorated tin. All supplies provided. Registration required. 1-3:30 p.m. Nov. 29. $20. 622-6161.

Wednesday

Wreath of Dried Herbs and Flowers - OASIS at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Class number 377. 50 and older. 1:15-4:15 p.m. Nov. 30. $15 for OASIS Members, with a registration fee of $12 per semester. 322-5607.

Thursday

Gardening for the Newcomer - Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Learn to create a garden of beauty and comfort in our desert environment. Class concludes with a walking tour of the gardens. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Dec. 1. $14, $7 members (includes admission). 326-9686, Ext. 19.

Mosaic Accent Table - Oasis at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Learn simple techniques of applying tile, china or glass to your mosaic designs. Supply list available when enrolled in class. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays Dec. 1-15. $105 for OASIS Members, with a registration fee of $12 per semester. 322-5607.

Friday

Urban Yarns @ the Library - Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Bring your hooks, needles and lunches to Urban Yarns, an informal weekly gathering. No instruction is provided. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays. Free. 791-4010.

Knitty Stitches: Knitting and Crocheting Group - Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. All knitters/ crocheters welcome. Ask a question about a project you are working on or learn a new creative skill. Bring your own supplies, limited items provided. noon-1 p.m. Dec. 2. Free. 229-5300.

Luminaria Nights - Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Luminaria Nights is celebrating its 25th year. Music, food, art and thousands of luminarias and twinkling lights plus decorated holiday trees and wreaths. 5:30-8 p.m. $9; Children $5. 326-9686, Ext. 10.

Saturday

"Got Stuff" The Yard Sale - 77north Artworks and Marketplace, 16733 N. Oracle Road, Catalina. Vendors bring tables and shade. Vendor fee $15. 8 a.m.-noon 8 a.m.-noon. Dec. 3. Free. 825-4427.

Arts & Crafts Fair - Rincon Country Mobile Home Park, clubhouse, 3411 S. Camino Seco. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3. Free. 820-2781.

30th Annual Nordic Guild Holiday Fair - Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church, 5360 E. Pima St. Norwegian, Swedish, Danish and Finnish organizations and individual vendors will sell ethnic foods, baked goods and crafts. Folk dancers and musicians perform. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3. Free. 299-6262.

Eighth Annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Society Craft Sale - Tucson Gem & Mineral Society Clubhouse, 3727 E. Blacklidge Drive. Holiday gift shopping with minerals, fossils, jewelry and pottery. Free coffee, lemonade and homemade cookies. Giveaways for the kids. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3. Free. 322-5773.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair - Church of the Painted Hills, 3295 W. Speedway. Also, baked goods and food for purchase. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 3. Free. 743-0797.

Musical Swap Meet - Suite 147 in Plaza Palomino, 2970 N. Swan Road. Music vendors offer rare LPs, CDs, Beatles memorabilia, sheet music, instruments, equipment and pro audio. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3. $5, 9-10 a.m.; $2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 319-9966.

The 2011 Christmas Stroll and Craft Fair - St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Parish, 4725 E. Pima St. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 3. Free. 795-1633, Ext. 102.

Unique Boutique - Gridley Middle School, 350 S. Harrison Road. Gifts, decorations and jewelry. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 3. Free. 733-1830.

Civano Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair - Civano neighborhood, 5337 S. Civano Blvd. Photos with Santa, 25 artist and craft booths, raffle, cake walk, bake sale, kids ambulance tour and food for purchase. Proceeds to benefit Civano Community School. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 3. Free. 247-0493.

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