The mission of The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is to provide in a state-of-the-art building, a cultural and educational atmosphere for the preservation and display of antique and contemporary miniatures. The artistic, historic, architectural and creative aspects of miniatures will be shared in an entertaining and interactive way with community members of all ages.
Fort Bowie commemorates the bitter conflict between Chiricahua Apaches and the U.S. military - a lasting monument to the bravery and endurance of U.S. soldiers in paving the way for settlement and the taming of the western frontier. It provides insight into a "clash of cultures," a young nation in pursuit of "manifest destiny," and the hunter/gatherer society fighting to preserve its existence.
Flying Leap Vineyards is an Arizona Winery based in Santa Cruz County, AZ. This committed team of talented winemakers grows a select portfolio of both red and white wine grapes on two vineyards in southeastern Arizona. FLV produces a diverse portfolio of ultra premium, proprietary wines at its winery located in Elgin, AZ about 45 minutes south of Tucson. FLV operates four tasting rooms and three fine art galleries, which are located at its estate winery in Elgin, in historic downtown Willcox, Old Bisbee and Tucson?s St. Philips Plaza. Flying Leap?s award-winning wines are sold regionally in specialty and major wine retailers.
Old Tucson Where the Spirit of the Old West Comes Alive is southern Arizona?s premier venue for Western family fun! This venerated film location features historic tours live stunt shows saloon musicals living history presentations trail rides and more. Great food shopping games and rides for the kids. Allow 3-5 hours. Special events like the Heritage & Harvest Festival Steampunk Festival Wild West Days Cowboy Music & Arts Festival and more throughout the season. Note: Old Tucson operates on a seasonal calendar. From June through September Old Tucson accepts reservations for weddings corporate functions and company picnics. Old Tucson is open on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays from October through December 23 (closed Dec. 24 Christmas Eve and Dec. 25 Christmas Day). Daily operations begin December 26th. For a detailed overview of operational days please visit www.OldTucson.com/visit-ots. Nightfall Old Tucson?s annual month-long Halloween event is open September 26 thru October 31 on Thurs. and Sun. from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. and on Fri. and Sat. from 6 p.m.-12 a.m. Please note that Southern Arizona Attractions Passport is not valid for Nightfall.; Old Tucson presents a celebration of southern Arizona heritage and culture with performances by local mariachi and folklorico groups and living history presentations and exhibits...more; Does your average Halloween haunted house leave you wanting? Come to the one and only real haunted town ... Nightfall! Bury yourself in a totally terrifying town with outrageous liv...more; Shoot Out at the Chaparral an Old Tucson Signature Event takes Tucson by storm Saturday and Sunday February 21 and 22. Gunfighters and Western Characters from all over the ...more; Enjoy the Western Movie Fest with tours of Old Tucson Studios Wild West Days Festivites Q & A's with the stars: actor Barry Corbin stuntman Dean Smith screenwriter/producer ...more
The Fox Tucson Theatre has been designated as a "Nationally Significant" building on the National Register of Historic Places. Built in 1930 and recently restored and reopened it is a stunning Southwestern Art Deco movie palace and State-Of-The-Art performing arts center.
Annual Pima County Fair April 18-28 2013 plus a host of other events year-round including NHRA Drag Strip Racing Horse Shows Gun Shows and more.
Grapes at Hannah's Hill Vineyard are grown and produced in Arizona within a day's drive of your dinner table. They are sold to you directly by the people who produced them.
The 23,000-acre Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area is truly an oasis in the desert. It has four perennial waterways - the Gila and San Francisco rivers and Bonita and Eagle creeks, which are the lifeline for this remarkable place. The Gila River canyon section, known as the Gila Box, is composed of patchy mesquite woodlands, mature cottonwoods, sandy beaches, and grand buff-colored cliffs. Bonita Creek, popular for birdwatching, hiking, and picnicking, is lined with large cottonwoods, sycamores, and willows. The perennial creek and riparian vegetation make this a cool year-round desert oasis.
Public visitation from 9 a.m. to sunset 365 days/year.
This half marathon quarter marathon and 5K for runners walkers wheelchair racers and kids of all ages and abilities is a true celebration of the healthy active lifestyle. The breathtaking course meanders through the foothills of the stunning Santa Catalina mountains in Oro Valley just north of Tucson. Every participant receives the ultimate huge finisher's medal and bountiful post-race refreshments. The Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort is the official race headquarters hotel of the 2013 event. Stay at the El Conquistador within the ADC room block and get a VIP upgrade including delivery of your race Goody Bag.