Ashley Phillips (center) dances in the #DanceHappy Zumbathon on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 E. River Rd., in Tucson, Ariz. The money raised by the Zumbathon was going to help families who has a child undergoing cancer treatment at the University of Arizona Diamond Children's Medical Center. (Ryan Revock / for the Arizona Daily Star)

Girl, you need time away from the house with your mom friends and we've got some ideas.

From wild and crazy to nice and relaxing, there's something to do no matter what your group is into. 

Now, go have some fun and take care of yourself.

Magic Men Live

Go watch beautiful men dance on stage at the Fox Tucson Theatre. You'll be entertained for sure. No, none of them are Channing Tatum, but we saw the poster and you're not gonna complain. 

When: Monday, Oct. 8, 7-10 p.m. 

Where: Fox Tucson Theatre, 17 W. Congress Street

Cost: Tickets start at $19.99

Info: Go here

Crooked Yoga

Start the day off right with yoga, beer and your besties. This is a weekly event, so it could turn into your Saturday morning tradition. 

When: Every Saturday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Crooked Tooth Brewing Co., 228 E. Sixth Street

Cost: $5 for yoga and a pint. Bring a mat and water.

Info: Go here

Female Fridays

A self defense class might not be your first idea for a ladies night out, but this class is super fun. Read about our experience here.

You'll feel empowered after this all-women Krav Maga class. It's taught by a woman and designed for a woman's self defense needs in mind. Plus, it's a pretty good workout. 

When: Every Friday, 6 p.m.

Where: Combat Krav Maga Unit 545, 3273 N. Freeway Road

Cost: $0-$5 (pay what you can)

Info: Go here


Jenna Herder watches Cindy Ros-Anderson deliver an elbow strike at Herder's Combat Krav Maga gym, 33273 N Freeway, Wednesday November 15, 2017, Tucson, Ariz.

Night market, food, music and drinks

Check out the night market at the new MSA Annex, at Cushing and Avenida del Convento. There's a bar, restaurants and shopping in addition to the market. Then wander down to the Mercado for a cocktail and live music by local band Loveland at 8 p.m.

When: Friday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m.

Where: Mercado San Agustin Annex, 267 S. Avenida del Convento

Cost: Free but bring money for food and drinks

Info: Go here

Tipsy Tea

Afternoon tea has never been so fun. 

Sip on delicate tea cocktails and munch on a variety of elegant sweet and savory fare. 

When: Sunday, Sept. 30, 4 p.m.

Where: Cafe a la C'Art, 150 N. Main Ave.

Cost: $32 per person

Info: Go here


06 CAL DUNDER KP-p1 Lunch in the natural light from the bank of windows on the eastern wall of the dinning room at Cafe A La C'Art, Tucson, AZ., Wed., Oct. 29, 2008 (WED. OCT. 29, 2008). KELLY PRESNELL/Arizona Daily Star NO MAGS/NO SALES/MANDATORY CREDIT #142546

Zumba at the Brewery

If you've never tried Zumba, you should. You'll feel sexy, silly and like you're getting a great workout all at once. And, since this class is at a brewery, there's beer. It's kinda like going to a club without the lines for the restroom. 

When: Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. 

Where: Catalina Brewing Company, 6918 N. Camino Martin, suite 120, Marana

Cost: $10 cash (includes your first beer)

Info: Go here

Mom's on Fire Retreat

You can make a staycation girls' weekend out of this three-day retreat. There are workshops, speakers, yoga, meditations, a self-care workshop, a wellness panel and more. 

When: 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30

Where: Loew's Ventana Canyon Resort, 7000 N. Resort Drive

Cost: Starting at $197 (does not include a room, but does include a discount)

Info: Go here

Angela Pittenger | This Is Tucson