Many events offer discounted tickets for students, seniors, military and others. Call venue for details.


Not Burnt Out Just Unscrewed — Unscrewed Theater, 3244 E. Speedway. Improv. Family shows: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Uncensored: 9:30 p.m. July 12. $5. 289-8076.


Jazz and world

K-Bas, Farfina Musiki, Kiko and The Stone Avenue Band — The Rialto Theater. 8 p.m. July 12. $6. 740-0126.

Invisible Theatre presents: Triple threat-Great Ladies of Blues — Skyline Country Club, 5200 E. St. Andrews Drive. Blues trio Katherine Byrnes, Julie Ann Boos and Crystal Stark. 8-9:30 p.m. July 12. 2-3:30 p.m. July 13. $30; $55 with dinner. 882-9721.

The Magic of Motown — Skyline Country Club. Joe Bourne. July 16. $30; $55 with dinner. 882-9721.

Diva Power — Skyline Country Club. Ann Hampton Callaway. 8-9:30 p.m. July 18 and 19; 2-3:30 p.m. July 20. $30; $55 with dinner. 882-9721.

Pop, rock, country

Borderland — Monterey Court. Pop, rock, country and Latin favorites and originals. 7-10 p.m. July 10. Free. 207-2429.

The Borscht Belt Boys and Girl — Skyline Country Club. Trio of Jeffrey Haskell, Jack Neubeck and Katherine Byrnes tribute to Jewish composers and lyricists. 8 p.m. July 10. $30 show; $55 includes dinner. 882-9721.

Straight Shot Again — Boondocks Lounge. New tunes and revamped oldies. 21 and over. 8 p.m.-midnight. July 12. $6. 690-0991.

The Unday: Debut Album Release — Club Congress. 7-10 p.m. July 12. $5. 622-8848.

Honky Tonk Sweathearts — Skyline Country Club. Kaci Bays and Heather Hardy play the Queens of Country. 8-9:30 p.m. July 14 and 15. $30: $55 with dinner. 882-9721.

Family Affair with The Boone Family — Skyline Country Club. Popular American song. 8-9:30 p.m. July 17. $30; $55 with dinner. 882-9721.

Farmers markets

Admission is free unless otherwise noted.

Dad’s Farmers Market — 13300 N. Postvale Road, Marana. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Daily. 460-6292.

Dove Mountain Farmers Market —Continental Ranch, 9100 N. Coachline Road. 8 a.m.-noon. Thursdays. 661-7215.

Santa Cruz River Farmers Market — Mercado San Agustín, 100 S. Avenida del Convento. 4-7 p.m. Thursdays. 622-0525, Ext. 242.

Rincon Country East Farmers Market — Rincon Country East, 8989 E. Escalante Road. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays. 261-6982.

Heirloom Farmers Market East — Jesse Owens Park, 400 S. Sarnoff Drive. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Fridays. 882-2157.

Catalina Art and Farmers Market — 77north Artworks and Marketplace, 16733 N. Oracle Road, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Fridays. 825-4427.

Friday’s Farmers Market — Broadway Village, southwest corner of East Broadway and Country Club Road. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. 603-8116.

UAMC Farmers Market — The University of Arizona Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays. 261-6982.

The Loft Cinema Farmers Market — The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway. 8 a.m.-noon. Saturdays. 795-0844.

Farmers Market — Benson Museum, 180 S. San Pedro St., Benson. 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 1-520-586-3134.

Arivaca Farmers Market — 17000 W. Arivaca Road, Arivaca. 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays. 306-4673.

Rincon Valley Farmers and Artisans Market — 12500 E. Old Spanish Trail. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. 591-2276.

Heirloom Oro Valley Farmers Market — Steam Pump Ranch, 10901 N. Oracle Road. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturdays. 882-2157.

Plaza Palomino Farmers Market — Courtyard, 2970 N. Swan Road. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 327-4676.

Ventana Plaza Farmers Market — 5455 N. Kolb Road. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 603-8116.

Heirloom Farmers Market at St. Philip’s — 4280 N. Campbell Ave. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturdays. 882-2157.

Bear Canyon Open Air Market — Bear Canyon Shopping Center, 8987 E. Tanque Verde Road. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 982-2645.

El Con Center Farmers Market — El Con Center, 3601 E. Broadway. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 261-6982.

Santa Fe Square Farmers Market — Colonia Verde Shopping Center, 7000 E. Tanque Verde Road. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays. 261-6982.

Heirloom Farmers Market — St. Philip’s Plaza, 4280 N. Campbell Ave. 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Sundays. 882-2157.

Farmers Market at the Shoppes at La Posada — 665 S. Park Centre Ave., Green Valley. 9a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays. 603-8116.

El Pueblo Farmers Market — El Rio Health Center parking lot, 101 W. Irvington Road. 3-5 p.m. Mondays. 882-3313.

Farmers Market — Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, 3003 S. Country Club Road. 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays. 622-0525, Ext. 242.

Marana Farmers Market — Marana Health Center, 13395 N. Main St. 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays. 882-3313.

Rincon Country West Farmers Market — Rincon Country West, 4555 S. Mission Road. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays. 261-6982.

Green Valley Farmers Market — Green Valley Village, 101 S. La Cañada Drive. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays. 490-3315.

Silverbell Nursery Farmers Market — 2730 N.Silverbell Road. 8 a.m-1 p.m. Wenesdays. 622-3894.


Fourth Ave. Food Fest — Fourth Avenue between University Boulevard and Fifth Street. Weekly event with local businesses, artisans, and talent. Stage at Fourth Avenue and Fourth Street. 4-8 p.m. Fridays. Free. 261-6982.

Summer Safari Nights — Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E. Zoo Court Drive. Last of themed Fridays with splash pad, animal encounters, face painting, music, zoo-keeper talks and door prizes. Beer, Eegee’s, and specials from the Zoofari Café available. 5:30-8 p.m. July 11. $9. 881-4753.

Mr. Nature’s Music Garden — Bookmans, 3733 W. Ina Road. Singing and dancing with Anthony Aldinger. 11 a.m.-noon. July 12. Free. 579-0303.

2nd Saturdays — Congress Street from Toole to Church Avenues. Local bands, street entertainers, food vendors, kids’ area. 5-10:30 p.m. July 12. Free. 545-1102.

Moonlight Madness — Titan Missile Museum, 1580 W. Duval Mine Road, Sahuarita. See the seven-story rocket, launch seltzer rockets, sample space food, take the astronaut test, enter the launch control room. Reservations required. Last tour begins at 8 p.m. 5-9 p.m. July 12. $7 ages 13 and up; free 12 and under. 625-7736.

Art Sprouts — The University of Arizona Musuem of Art, 1031 N. Olive Road. Accompanied children explore works of art, read stories and poetry, listen to music. Registration required. 9-10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. July 16. $5. 621-7567.

Ben’s Bells — Bookmans, 6230 E. Speedway. Painting tiles and bell parts. Limited seating. 10-11 a.m. July 16. Free. 748-9555.

At the Library

All library events are free.

Family Juggling Show and Workshop — Himmel Park Public Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave. James Reid does tricks while juggling and hula-hooping, then teaches juggling basics. 5-6:15 p.m. July 10. 594-5305.

Storybook Theater — Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Create a script and cast of characters. Tickets handed out half hour before program. Ages 6 and up. 3-4 p.m. July 11. 594-5580.

Lego RoboFun — Oro Valley Public Library. Introduce kids and teens to easy robotics using Legos. 3-5 p.m. July 15. 594-5580.

Zoo to You — Woods Memorial Library, 3455 N. First Ave. Live animals from Reid Park Zoo. Space is limited. 2-3 p.m. July 17. 594-5445.

Fire and Ice — Oro Valley Public Library. Mad Science edu-tainment. Tickets handed out half an hour before program, must be present. 3:30-4:30 p.m. July 17. 594-5580.

Minecraft Free Play — Flowing Wells Branch Library, 1730 W. Wetmore Road. 3-5 p.m. July 18. 594-5225.


Everyone Runs TMC Run with the Roosters Kinney Road 5-Miler — Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road. Begins and ends at Old Tucson. Customized finisher tech shirts, Mexican breakfast, snow cones and slip n slide. Overall and 5-year age group awards. 5 a.m. July 13. $40. 797-7867.

Tao Yoga for Renewal, Rejuvenation, Vitality and Inner Peace — Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive. Six-week program. Seated, floor postures. Registration required. Started July 2. Sessions 2-3:15 p.m. July 16 and 23; Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27. Free. 594-5580.

Senior Lunch Program — William Clements Regional Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Drive. Recreational activities with lunch served at noon. Ages 60 and over and spouses. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays-Fridays through Aug. 1. $2. 791-5787.

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention — St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 7650 N. Paseo del Norte. Joint-safe moves and Qigong breathing. Seated or standing. 9:15-10:15 a.m. Mondays. $5. 742-4600.

Tucson Tuesday Laughter Yoga — St. Francis in the Foothills Church, 4625 E. River Road. Breathing, yogic exercises and laughter. Tuesdays. Free; donations. 490-5500.

Seated Tai Chi for Arthritis — St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 7650 N. Paseo del Norte. 9:30 Wednesdays. $10 for two classes. 465-2890.

Meet Me at Maynards — Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St. Family-friendly, noncompetitive, 3- or 4-mile run/walk through downtown. 5:15 p.m. check-in. More info:

Meet Me at La Encantada — La Encantada, 2905 E. Skyline Drive. Family-friendly, noncompetitive, 3.1- or 1½-mile and other fitness options. 5:15 p.m. check-in. Wednesdays. Free. More at

Outdoors & Rec

Events are free or included with admission unless otherwise noted. Parking may be additional.

Guided hike from Summerhaven — Mount Lemmon, Catalina Highway milepost 25.0. Elevation gain of 1,100 feet and distance of 5.2 miles on paved Turkey Run Road to the top of the ski lift, weather permitting. Bring lunch. No pets. 9 a.m. July 11. 749-8700.

Full Moon Labyrinth Walk — St. Philip’s In The Hills Episcopal Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. Walk the meditation labyrinth by the light of the full moon. Refreshments to follow. Cancelled in case of rain. 8 p.m. July 12. 299-6421.

Cienega Creek Nature Walk — Gabe Zimmerman Davidson Canyon Trailhead, 16000 E. Marsh Station Road, Vail. Explore the cool, shaded trails during a guided nature walk. 7:30-9 a.m. July 17.Reservations required. 615-7855.

Reptile Ramble — Tohono Chul Park, 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. Learn about the Sonoran Desert’s scaled and slithery creatures from snakes and lizards to tortoises and turtles. 10 a.m. Fridays. Included with admission. 742-6455.

Nature Night: Owling Walk — Tucson Mountain Park Ironwood Picnic Area, 1548 S. Kinney Road. Guided walk explores the nighttime world of owls and other nocturnal birds. Donations accepted. July 12. 615-7855.

Sonoran Desert Kids Club: Watersheds and Watercolors — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Regional Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Follow a raindrop through the water cycle. Ages 8-12. 9:30 a.m.-noon. July 12. Free. 615-7855.

Birding at Sweetwater Wetlands — Sweetwater Wetlands, 2667 W. Sweetwater Drive. Local birding expert leads a walk to see the variety of bird life in this urban birding hotspot. Ages 12 and up. 7:30-9 a.m. July 14. Free. 615-7855.

Butterflies of Agua Caliente Park — Roy P. Drachman-Agua Caliente Regional Park, 12325 E. Roger Road. Guided walk with naturalist Jeff Babson to look for butterflies and their food plants. 8-10 a.m. July 15. Free. 615-7855.

Puma: predator, prey, and peril — Saguaro National Park West. Learn about the mountain lion. 2:15-3 p.m. Tuesdays. Included in entrance fee. 733-5158.

Whales in the Desert — Saguaro National Park West. Discover connections between whales and the Sonoran Desert. 3:15-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sept. 30. Included in entrance fee. 733-5158.


Tohono Chul Goes to the Library — Tohono Chul’s docent-led Desert Players pantomime “The Treasure of Coronado Cave,” written by docent Barbara Pepper.

  • 11 a.m. July 10, Salazar-Ajo Branch Library, 15 W. Plaza St., Ajo. Free. 1-520-387-6075.
  • 1 p.m., July 14 , Oro Valley Public Library, 1305 W. Naranja Drive, Oro Valley. Free. 594-5580.

William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” — The Red Barn Theater, 948 N. Main Ave. Shakespeare’s gender-bending romantic comedy, relocated to 1970s Hawaii. 7:30-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2-4:30 p.m. Sundays. July 11-27. $13-$16; $10 on Fridays. 887-6239.

“Rockpopera!” — Unscrewed Theater, 3244 E. Speedway. Musical Mayhem Cabaret presents songs from Broadway rock, pop, and hip-hop operas. 7 p.m. July 13. $7 cash at the door. 304-2007.

“Naomi and Michelle’s Excellent Adventure” — Great American Playhouse, 13005 N. Oracle Road. A mystical phone booth time-travel. 7 p.m. Thursdays; 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 30. $17.95. 512-5145.

Ghostblasters or “I Ain’t Afraid of No Jokes!” — The Gaslight Theatre, 7010 E. Broadway. Musical comedy about misfit scientists. 7 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays; 6 and 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 3 and 6 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 31. $18.50. 886-9428.

Visual Arts


Art Gallery at Stone Dragon Studio — 1122 N. Stone Ave. “The Beveled Ark.” Viewing by appointment. July 11-25. Receptions: 4-8 p.m. July 11, 12 and 25. 304-8899.

You And Your Big Ideas Gallery — 174 E. Toole Ave. “The Order of the Nefarious Eye: Son of Scam.” Local artist Rich Rogowski. July 12-Aug. 9. Reception: 6- 9 p.m. July 12. 629-9230.

Et cetera

Diane West: Gourd art show and reception — Madaras Gallery Skyline, 3001 E. Skyline Drive. One-day show with the artist presenting her collection of hand-crafted gourd masks, bowls and kachinas as part of Art Walk. 5-7 p.m. July 10. Free. 615-3001.