The Weekend Roundup! Weekend happenings around Southern Arizona

The Weekend Roundup! Weekend happenings around Southern Arizona

By Guy Atchley. CREATED Mar 2, 2015 - UPDATED: Mar 2, 2015

Fun things to see, places to go and events to experience in and around the Tucson area.

This listing of events is updated every week, generally covering events taking place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of each weekend.

We strive to call attention to unique, not-for-profit events happening throughout the state with a special emphasis on events in Southern Arizona.

If you have an event that you'd like to suggest for coverage or inclusion in The Weekend Roundup, e-mail the details to gatchley@kgun9.com for consideration.


March 7th through March 8th, 2015

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Steampunk Convention & Festival
Old Tucson
Arizona Steampunk Society
Fri - Sun  10am - 6pm
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Bike Camping Tour Weekend
Bicycle Inter-Community Art and Salvage (BICAS)
Sat & Sun
bicas.org/camping
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Heritage Fair
Historic Canoa Ranch
Antiques, collectibles, fine art,
crafts and local foods
5375 S. I-19 Frontage Road
I-19 South to GV, exit 56 at Canoa Ranch Dr
Green Valley
Sat  9am - 1pm
$5 donation
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Luck of the Irish
A salute to music, dance and comedy
from the Emerald Isle
DesertView Performing Arts Center
39900 S. Clubhouse Drive
Sat  4pm & 7:30pm
Cost  $30
Info:  825-2818
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Sun City Quilt Show
Quilts, wallhangings, boutique and a raffle.
 Proceeds to Tri-Community Food Bank
Sun City Oro Valley Activity Center
1495 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.
Oro Valley
Sat & Sun  10am - 4pm
Info:  404-1462
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Rails in the Garden
Tucson Garden Railway Tour
16 layouts
Sat  10am - 4pm
ritg@tucsongrs.org
www.tucsongrs.org
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"Surprising Marana" Bus Tours
The lime kilns, bat colony, Hohokam sites,
Los Morteros, Anza Trail, the Butterfield Stage Station
Bus Tours by the Marana Heritage Conservancy.
Prisoner of War Camp, Eisenhower "Air force One"
and the UA Experimental Farm
Marana Civic Center
11555 W. Civic Center Drive
Marana
Between Sandario and Lon Adams, orth of Barnett
Info:  572-5601
Sat & Sun
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $10; $5 for ages 12 and under
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Fiesta de Las Flores
Tucson Orchid Society Show and Sale.
Mesquite Valley Growers
8005 E. Speedway
Info:  520-742-7754
Sun  9am - 5pm
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Wildflower Walks
Penstemons, poppies & primrose
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
37615 U.S. Highway 60
Superior, AZ
From Tucson take Oracle Road North to Hwy 79,
continue through and past the town of Florence
to the junction where Hwy 79 meets Hwy 60,
then turn right and drive another 12 miles east
on Highway 60 to our front gate.
Info:  520-689-2811
Sun  1pm - 2:30pm
$10 adults, $5 children 5-12
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Renaissance Festival
North on 79, West on 60
Apache Junction
Sat & Sun
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Cooper Crest
Arts & Crafts
Book & Bake Sale
7700 W Bopp Rd
Sat  8am - Noon

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Guy Atchley is celebrating 30 years in Tucson at KGUN 9 On Your Side. He anchors the 5:00, 6:00 and 10:00 PM newscasts every weekday and enjoys sharing his photography with viewers.