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With parents who honored the communal nature of the evening meal, Tyler Lapotosky and his siblings cherished the nightly family dinner tradition as kids growing up in northwestern Vermont. Decades later, that tradition continues in the way Chef Lapotosky will connect his guests at a wine din…

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Nightly temperatures are dipping into the 40s and Christmas lights are adorning the hillsides. Aside from these being a reminder that you really have to get started on that holiday shopping, it also means holiday festivals and events will be filling the calendars!

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BrewLights 2021. The Reid Park Zoo is hosting the hoppiest event of the holiday season. The zoo is teaming up with local craft breweries so you can enjoy the flavors of Tucson while taking in holiday lights and faux-snow. Participating breweries include Barrio Brewing, Catalina Brewing, Blac…

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Part museum, part zoo, part art studio, the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has brought Tucson residents closer to desert wildlife for more than 60 years. Beyond an appreciation for the beauty of our surrounding landscape, the Desert Museum aims to help visitors understand and connect with natu…

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Enchanted Snowfall at La Encantada. Snow is in the forecast for Tucson this holiday season (sort of). The foothills’ favorite shopping mall is bringing back their fake flurries of snow in their open-air courtyard, complete with a large Christmas tree on display. The snowfall will also come w…

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Enchanted Snowfall at La Encantada. Snow is in the forecast for Tucson this holiday season (sort of). The foothills’ favorite shopping mall is bringing back their fake flurries of snow in their open-air courtyard, complete with a large Christmas tree on display. The snowfall will also come w…

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Marana Middle School students are asking you to help ensure local families in need have a holiday season that’s merry and bright by donating to the Charlie’s Angels Program.

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Movies on the Lawn. The Town of Oro Valley is hosting the final entry in its free community film series this weekend. On Saturday, Nov. 20, the Oro Valley Community & Recreation Center will show Pixar’s adventure film “Onward,” which released last year. The children’s movie follows two e…

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Whiskey del Bac co-founder Stephen Paul admits he started his career making “a lot of bad whiskey.” But perseverance and refining techniques have resulted in one of Tucson’s most beloved and recognizable liquors. This month, Whiskey del Bac celebrated a decade in business—what was once a fiv…

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Sundays in the Garden. The Tohono Chul botanical gardens is continuing their fall concert series this Sunday with flamenco guitarist Misael Barraza-Diaz. A member of UA’s Fred Fox School of Music, Barraza-Díaz has received 10 first places in international competitions. Born in Hermosillo, So…

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“Day of the Cowboy” at Madaras Gallery. The foothills art gallery by Diana Madaras is celebrating the national “Day of the Cowboy” with lasso demos and a talk from real-life Arizona cowboys. Alan Day and Russell True will both speak at the Gallery to share their experiences and sign books. T…

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Sundays in the Garden. The Tohono Chul botanical gardens is continuing their fall concert series this Sunday with classical guitarist LeeLee Hunter. Hunter is pursuing a PhD in Musicology at the University of Arizona where her research focuses on 19th century guitar music and early 20th cent…

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Southern Arizona Transportation Museum Halloween Party. Everybody loves some good free family fun, but it’s increasingly hard to come by one event with all three parts these days. Free with your family? Probably not that fun. With your family having fun? No way that’s free. But there is a wa…

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Southern Arizona Transportation Museum Halloween Party. Everybody loves some good free family fun, but it’s increasingly hard to come by one event with all three parts these days. Free with your family? Probably not that fun. With your family having fun? No way that’s free. But there is a wa…

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The arts continue to take center stage in the northwest with Oro Valley Theatre Company’s upcoming performance of the beloved play “Steel Magnolias.” This will be OVTC’s first live performance in more than a year and a half. But if you think this means they’re rusty, it’s quite the opposite …

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I saw the best minds of my generation trapped indoors, quarantining and away from museums. But those days are coming to an end as venues reopen and community events fill downtown Tucson. Although the Tucson Museum of Art has held some events since reopening, their upcoming Howl at the Museum…

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A Celebration of Sculpture. Back in 2009, The Tucson Jewish Community Center established a sculpture garden to promote education, art appreciation and general tranquility. And thank goodness they did! This lovely landscaped garden is full of beautiful art. This week, they are debuting nine n…

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Oct. 23rd is a big day for animals that need a home. The Tucson Premium Outlets mall is having three events that will let people have some fun, help animals in need and even adopt a homeless pet.