FESTIVAL AND ACTIVITIES
An Evening with Luis Alberto Urrea — Frances McClelland Community Center YWCA Southern Arizona, 525 N. Bonita Ave. A fundraiser to benefit No More Deaths/No Mas Muertes. Ernesto Portillo, Jr., columnist for the Arizona Star and editor of La Estrella, will be the moderater for the evening's dialog. 5:30-9 p.m. Oct. 18; Reception at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18. $35 event only; $50 event plus reception. Tickets available online. 333-5699, Ext. 702. forms.nomoredeaths.org.
Chicken Fried Steak Dinner — McCulloch-Wagner American Legion Post 109 Family Home, 15921 S. Houghton Road, Corona de Tucson. Dinner, dessert and beverage. Proceeds benefit community and veterans. 5-7 p.m. Oct. 19. $9. 762-5652. post109.org.
Brush Dawgs Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club: Sign Cut Run — Trail Boss Outfitters, 13180 Colossal Cave Road, Vail. Gun raffle, 50/50, door prizes and more. Motorcycles and vehicles welcome. Go to bdlemc.com/signcutrun for more information or to pre-register. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 20. $25. 261-3489. bdlemc.com.
Tucson Classics Car Show — The Gregory School, 3231 N. Craycroft Road. Visit tucsonclassicscarshow.com to purchase admission tickets. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 20. $5; free for ages 18 and under will paid adult. 440-4503. tucsonclassicscarshow.com.
Arizona Insect Festival — University of Arizona ENR2 Building, 1064 E. Lowell Drive. Booths with interactive activities including holding bugs, create bugs and eat them. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 21. Free. 621-1151. arizonainsectfestival.com.
Mini Psychic Fair — Church of Mankind, 1231 S. Van Buren Ave. Variety of readings, healing on request. Please bring a canned food for the Food Bank. Ages 18 and up for readings. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 21. Free entry; $20 per 15 minute reading. 790-7374.
TRAK Ranch Harvest Festival — TRAK Ranch for Animals and Kids, 3250 E. Allen Road. Food, live music, games, raffles and performance by TRAK Drill Team. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 21. $15 per family. 298-9808. traktucson.org.
Willcox Wine Festival — Railroad Park, 157 N. Railroad Ave, Willcox. $15 includes a wine glass and six tasting tickets, or $20 which includes a wine glass and 10 tasting tickets. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 21. 1-800-200-2272. willcoxwines.org.
Widescreen Wednesday: Matinee — UA Center for Creative Photography, 1030 N. Olive Road. Low-budget horror movie director Lawrence Woolsey (played by John Goodman) travels from town to town showing kitschy films like Mant (half man – half ant!) to theaters packed full of screaming kids. In October 1962 he finds himself in Key West during the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the cheesy atomic horror in his films begins to strangely reflect the horror of everyday life during the Cold War. 7-10 p.m. Oct. 24. Free. 621-1162.
Mega Challah Bake Tucson — Tucson JCC, 3800 E. River Road. A celebration of Jewish femininity for women and girls ages nine and up. Experience the joy and blessing of making challah, a time-honored Jewish tradition of baking bread for the Sabbath. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25. $36. 299-3000. megachallahtucson.com.