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2013-10-27T00:00:00Z Home CalendarGabriel Armenta Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Today

Annual Southwest Flair-A-Fair — Plaza Palomino, 2960 N. Swan Road. Art and crafts from over 150 local artisans. Benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 27. Free. 624-2447.

Art Fest — Omni National Resort, 2727 W. Club Drive. More than 50 artists. Includes raffle of art and jewelry. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 27. Free. 574-5535.

Monday

Strings and Things Knitting Club — Flowing Wells Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Road. Knit, crochet, chat and trade ideas. All skill levels welcome. 1-3 p.m. Mondays through Jan. 27. Free. 594-5225.

Tuesday

Felt Floozies — Kaitlin’s Creative Cottage, 740 N. Main Ave. Make an inspiring creative muse. Registration required. All supplies included. 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 29. $20. 622-6161.

Canyon Knitters — Kirk-Bear Canyon Library, 8959 E. Tanque Verde Road. Bring your yarn, needles or hooks to a gathering of knitters with all levels of experience. 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 594-5275.

Wednesday

Knit & Crochet Women’s Club — Sr. Jose Women’s Shelter, 18 W. 18th St. Located in historic Barrio Viejo just south of downtown, craftswomen can enjoy fellowship in a comfortable, air-conditioned home, open to the public. 10-11 a.m. Every fourth Wednesday through Sept. 24, 2014. Free. 909-3905.

Papermaking for the Holidays — OASIS at Junior League, 2099 E. River Road. Class 365. Using the ancient art of papermaking, modified to work in your own kitchen, create holiday cards and gift tags that are uniquely your own. Materials fee of $5 per person, collected in class. 1-4 p.m. Oct. 30. $18; plus a one-time registration fee of $12. 322-5627.

Thursday

Successful Vegetables and Herbs in Containers — Joyner-Green Valley Library, 601 N. La Cañada Drive, Green Valley. Fall-winter gardening in containers, includes plants and container. Register requested online at communityfoodbank.org/gardenworkshops 9-10:30 a.m. Oct. 31. Free. 594-5295.

American Butterflies — Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Learn about tropical butterflies from the Butterfly Magic. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Oct. 31. $12; $7 members. 326-9686.

Friday

17th Annual Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Antiques and Collectibles Sale — San Pedro Chapel, 5230 E. Fort Lowell Road. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3. Free. 326-0056.

First Friday Artisans Market — “The Marketplace”, 3850 W. River Road. Art from more than 30 artists including glass, jewelry, furniture, photography, custom dinnerware, and cholla cactus art. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 1-May 2. Free. 574-5535.

Friday Fun Knitters — Foothills Mall, 7401 N. La Cholla Blvd. Knitters of any skill level are welcome. At the food court. 10 a.m. Fridays through Dec. 31. Free. 293-0781.

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique — Sunrise Chapel, 8421 E. Wrightstown Road. Local artists and crafters show and sell their wares. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1-2. Free. 298-1245.

Urban Yarns — Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave. Peruse the library’s latest fiber-themed books and find inspiration for your next project. No instruction is provided. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays Nov. 1-22. Free. 791-4010.

Art on the Desert Arts & Crafts Fair — St. John on the Desert Presbyterian Church, 2695 N. Houghton Road. 1-7 p.m. Nov. 1; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2. Free. 749-3615.

Saturday

17th Annual Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Antiques and Collectibles Sale — San Pedro Chapel, 5230 E. Fort Lowell Road. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3. Free. 326-0056.

Streams Rummage Sale — Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church, 5360 E. Pima St. Indoor sale. Bake sale and lunch available. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2. Free. 795-1932.

Capilla Craft and Gift Fair — Capilla del Sol Christian Church, 3130 W. Overton Road. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2. Free. 742-4988.

Catalina Community Swap Meet — 77north Marketplace, 16733 N. Oracle Road. “Got Stuff” The Yard Sale. Vendor fee $15, bring table and shade. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. first Saturday of the month through Dec. 7. Free. 825-4427.

Rainwater Harvesting Incentives Rebate Program — Pima County Cooperative Extension, 4210 N. Campbell Ave. Workshop focuses on designing a rainwater catchment system for a residential landscape. Bring a sketch or site plan of your property to work on during the workshop. This workshop is mandatory for those who want to qualify for the rebate. 9 a.m.- noon Nov. 2; noon-3 p.m. Nov. 7. Free. 626-5161.

Gardening for the Newcomer — Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Class 612. Learn about Tucson’s seasons and soils as well as proper techniques for planting and watering. Class fee includes general admission to Tucson Botanical Gardens on the day of the class. 50 and over. 9:30 a.m.-noon. Nov. 2. $14; and a one-time registration fee of $12. 322-5607.

Holiday Craft Fair and Boutique — Sunrise Chapel, 8421 E. Wrightstown Road. Local artists and crafters show and sell their wares. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 1-2. Free. 298-1245.

Ornamental Grasses — Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Shelly Ann Abbott gives tips on adding year-round color, texture, variety and movement with sustainable, native ornamental grasses. 10 a.m. Nov. 2. $6. 742-6455.

St. Frances Cabrini Church Arts and Craft Show — St. Frances Cabrini Church, 3201 E. Presidio Road. 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Nov. 2; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3. Free. 326-7670.

Super strawberries planting for kids — Harlow Gardens, 5620 E. Pima St. Children pot up their own strawberry plant. 10-11 a.m. Nov. 2. Free. 298-3303.

27th Annual Holiday Bazaar — WomanKraft Art Center, 388 S. Stone Ave. Local arts and crafts in a wide variety of mediums, for $100 or less. 7-10 p.m. 1-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays Nov. 2-Dec. 21. Receptions: 7-10 p.m. Nov. 2 and Dec. 7. Free. 629-9976.

Art on the Desert Arts & Crafts Fair — St. John on the Desert Presbyterian Church, 2695 N. Houghton Road. 1-7 p.m. Nov. 1; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2. Free. 749-3615.

Metal Clay Magic — Blue Raven Art School, 3054 N. First Ave. Create silver, bronze or copper earrings, pendants, ornaments or rings. No experience needed, all levels welcome. Additional cost for supplies. Registration required. 1-3:45 p.m. Nov. 2. $40. 390-6627.

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