1601 East University Boulevard Tucson, AZ 85721 +1 520 621 7827
Located on the University of Arizona campus, this is the place to go for astronomy buffs of all ages. Attend the special planetarium shows. Have fun doing the hands-on science exhibits and exploring the history of planet earth at the mineral museum. The planetarium show themes change every month, so call ahead for details.
Tiny Town Gallery is a creative space used for concerts, movies and anything that is artistic. Done up minimally so that it can be transformed according to the event, Tiny Town also has a screen printing facility in its premises. Artists can create their own posters and stickers in this zone. A DIY venue, it is equipped with a good sound system and lighting to make any live gig a success. Some of their previous line ups are Terry Malts, Human Behavior and The Crux.
2160 North 6th Avenue Tucson, AZ 85705 +1 520 791 3247
The Donna R. Liggins Recreation Center is named in honor of the Tucson resident's over four decades-long stint at the city's Parks and Recreation department. This venue plays host to an array of cultural and community events throughout the year. From fun days and game clubs, to fitness programs and fundraisers, their schedule offers something for all ages. Sports enthusiasts can avail of their excellent sporting facilities.
3600 North Silverbell Road Tucson, AZ 85745 +1 520 791 5235
Silverbell Golf Course is an 18-hole, regulation-length golf course in Tucson, Arizona. This medium-length layout has 3 sets of tee boxes for a fun but challenging golfing experience. Lengthwise, the 18-hole layout plays to 6,300 yards from the tips and the course terrain is, for the most part, flat. Built along the west bank of the Santa Cruz River and opened in 1979, Silverbell features nine lakes and offers spacious, grassy fairways and ample-size greens which makes for a good warm-up or starter course. Call for hours.
10000 North Oracle Road Tucson, AZ 85704 +1 520 544 1800
The Pusch Ridge course is a nine-hole, 2,788-yard par-35 with a 65.6 rating and a slope of 110. The course encircles the 428-room resort property. It is considered by some to be the best kept secret in Arizona golf. Sporting a 175-foot change in elevation from start to finish, this par-35 layout is not to be taken lightly. Pusch Ridge is located just north of Tucson off Highway 77 in the Hilton Conquistador Resort. This spectacular 9-hole layout enables you to get a quick round in while still offering all the amenities of a top notch resort!
2727 West Club Drive Tucson, AZ 85742 +1 520 297 2271
If you are looking for a native challenge in Tucson, try the Sonoran, a true but fair desert-style target course. This Tom Lehman-designed course offers a combination of native desert vegetation with strategic fairway bunkering. Players can approach each hole in a variety of ways, keeping the course challenging and unique with each new round. The sister course, Catalina, is a parkland-style course and played host to some 30 PGA Tour events. Call for hours.
2727 West Club Drive Tucson, AZ 85742 +1 520 297 2271
As host course for the PGA Tour's Chrysler Classic of Tucson and the Southern Arizona Open for over 30 years, the Omni Tucson National Catalina takes center stage. Its traditional-style, parkland fairways cap a bluff overlooking the beauty of the Santa Catalina Mountains. The PGA pros rank the 18th hole on Catalina as one of the most challenging finishing holes on the tour. If you are looking for a native challenge in Tucson, try their new desert-style target course, the Sonoran. This Tom Lehman-designed course offers a combination of native desert vegetation with strategic fairway bunkering. Players can approach each hole in a variety of ways, keeping the course challenging and unique with each new round.
4500 North Oracle Road Tucson, AZ 85705 +1 520 887 0780
This store, located in the 'Arizona Avenue' of Tucson Mall, is noteworthy for its large collection of prints featuring the works of renowned local artist Ted DeGrazia, whose DeGrazia Gallery in the foothills is one of the landmarks in Tucson. The rest of the store space is filled with a multitude of Southwestern crafts and arts, notably Hopi kachinas or Navajo silver and turquoise jewelry. There is also a sampling of Native American pottery and basketry, as well as assorted Southwestern food items such as hot salsa.
140 West Fort Lowell Road Tucson, AZ 85705 +1 520 888 2424
Here's a gallery totally devoted to space art. The walls are covered with prints of artists' renditions of space adventures and landscapes of foreign planets. Most prominently, manager Kim Moore features the Apollo moon paintings of ex-NASA employee Alan Bean. Also on display are the beautiful space paintings of local artist/astronomer William Hartmann. This shop is a must-see for all astronomy and art buffs.
1825 East River Road Suite 111 Tucson, AZ 85718 +1 520 791 4101
This recently opened shopping plaza, named for Josias Joesler, a renowned Swiss-born architect who shaped Tucson architecture from the 1930s to the 1950s, reflects the architect's genius. The buildings are reminiscent of an old Mexican village, combining elements of Southwest-Mexican adobe architecture with tile roofs in the typically eclectic Tucson style. The mix of businesses here is as eclectic as the style, featuring American Indian art galleries, interior design stores, boutiques, a Chinese restaurant, and a bistro. The place is definitely upscale, and still expanding.
A place dedicated to the work of well known Tucson
artist Diana Madaras, this gallery showcases originals, prints, calendars and note cards in an intimate setting. Her paintings, which have been exhibited in the Tucson Museum of Art as ...
This is Tucson's main venue for the performing arts, home
of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and the Arizona Opera, as well as the locale for pop music concerts, sports events and major trade conventions. A typical result of 1970s ...
Tucson Puppet Works has quickly become one of the centers
of activity in the Downtown Arts District. It is run by a collective of puppeteers who provide entertainment for adults and kids alike in regular puppet shows. Come to ...