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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Freddie's Fun Zone Debuts on December 13th, 2019 {New Rides at Tanque Verde Swap Meet}


 Freddie's Fun Zone Debuts on December 13th, 2019 
{New Rides at Tanque Verde Swap Meet}


The Tanque Verde Swap Meet is already a great place to spend your weekends and now they are adding even more family fun with the debut of Freddie’s Fun Zone, a new area filled with fun rides the whole family will enjoy. 

Debuting on Friday, December 13th, Freddie’s Fun Zone will feature a giant bounce house slide, a dragon wagon roller coaster, a scrambler and a pool of bumper boats perfect for those days when the Arizona temperatures soar. All rides will cost $2 per rider.



The Tanque Verde Swap Meet is located at 4100 South Palo Verde in Tucson. Open Friday from 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., it boasts more than 700 vendors selling clothing, shoes, crafts, toys, furniture and  more along with great food, live entertainment every single weekend. 

Admission and parking are free. 

Visit www.tucsonswap.com for more information


Jesus Christ Superstar in Tucson

Jesus Christ Superstar in Tucson



Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for YouInto the Woods) and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King KongStrictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring. 

With music and lyrics by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes ‘I Don’t Know How to Love Him’, ‘Gethsemane’ and ‘Superstar’.

When: 

December 03, 2019 - December 08, 2019


Where: UA Centennial Hall

Tickets:

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Broadway Princess Party in Tucson {Discount Code Ticket Offer}

Broadway Princess Party in Tucson 
{Discount Code Ticket Offer}


What: Broadway Princess Party in Tucson
Brush off your tiara and unleash your inner princess with Broadway's original Anastasia, Belle, and Jasmine as they celebrate the season in this hit concert, direct from NYC! Drama Desk-nominee Christy Altomare(Anastasia) Tony-nominee Susan Egan (Disney's Beauty and the Beast and voice of 'Meg' in Hercules), and Grammy-nominee Courtney Reed (Disney's Aladdin) host the festivities alongside their Fairy Godfairy (musical director extraordinaire), Benjamin Rauhala (Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof) and special guest prince Adam J. Levy (Waitress).
Your every dream will come true as four knockout voices sing the petticoats off every princess and holiday song in the book, sharing hilarious and heartfelt stories of their royal antics backstage, on stage, and beyond! Critics call the show: "spectacular," "enchanting," "empowering," " this is the princess party you WISH you'd had as a kid. 
Catch the carriage and embrace the adventure! Bring your besties, your boyfriend, your girlfriend, your mom, your kids (ages 6 and older, please) or anyone who will be tempted to sing along!  Dress in your best royal attire (or cosplay) and you may even win a prize. Come see what over 18 million fans are raving about on YouTube! 

When:December 15 at 3pm

Where: Centennial Hall

Tickets: Many discounts available HERE plus use the code PARTY for $10 discount off any ticket! Tickets starting at $19.


Tucson Christmas Holiday Events & Attractions {2019}

Tucson Christmas Holiday Events & Attractions {2019}

It is that time of year and Arizona Families has put together a fabulous, family-fun calendar of everything going on around Tucson, Arizona to celebrate the holidays for the 2019 year! There are Santa sightings,  storytimes, The Nutcracker, cookie decorating, musical performances, snowfall, and so much more!

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Rockin’ With The Dolls, Popular Music from the 1950s-60s! {A Giveaway}

 Rockin’ With The Dolls, Popular Music from the 1950s-60s! {A Giveaway}

WHAT: Rockin’ With The Dolls, Popular Music from the 1950s-60s!
The 50s and 60s were filled with the new sound of rock and roll, the cool beat of Motown and the sweet
harmonies of the girl groups.  Get up and dance along as we take a tour of the songs made famous on American Bandstand and played on the jukebox in your favorite diner.  With hits like *My Boyfriend’s Back* and *You Can’t Hurry Love,* you’ll have sweet dreams with *Mister Sandman* after “Rockin' with the Dolls!” Starring internationally-touring trio, The Manhattan Dolls!

WHEN:

Saturday, November 23 at 2pm and 6pm

WHERE:

Gaslight Music Hall Oro Valley 

TICKETS:


Go HERE to purchase tables for the fun.


Go HERE to win a table for 4 to either show!



About The Manhattan Dolls


The Manhattan Dolls originated in New York City and are a swing-style female vocal trio with the sound of the Andrews Sisters, now based out of Arizona.  Started by former USO Girl, The Dolls travel the world performing for military events, cruise ships, parades, jazz clubs, concert series, you name it! They have been featured on The Rachael Ray Show, BBC Radio London, Fox and Friends, LX 4 NY, The Tucson Morning Blend, Cincinnati Local 12 and more.  They have had the pleasure of performing with famous bands including The Jive Aces in the UK, The Cotton Candies in France and The George Gee Orchestra and The Stan Rubin Orchestra in NYC. The Manhattan Dolls are available for private bookings and are constantly touring the US and abroad. Keep up with them on their website at www.themanhattandolls.com and on their Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/TheManhattanDolls! 


Saturday, November 9, 2019

Anastasia Coming to Broadway in Tucson - A Giveaway {Win tickets}

Anastasia Coming to Broadway in Tucson 
A Giveaway {Win tickets}



Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Tucson at last! 

From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. 

ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) with direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak.


November 19-24, 2019 at UA Centennial Hall
Running Time: Approximately two hours and 25 minutes which includes an intermission.
Recommended for ages 7+. No babes in arms, everyone must have a ticket.

When:November 19-24th

Where:UA Centennial Hall

Tickets: Student and Senior discounts available purchase tickets HERE 
Also, there is a digital lottery to be able to possibly purchase $25 tickets INFO HERE

GIVEAWAY:

Please enter HERE on Facebook to win 4 tickets to opening night 




Monday, October 21, 2019

Paw Patrol Trick-o-Treat Event at Target {2019}

Paw Patrol Trick-o-Treat Event at Target {2019}


Know a kid who’s a big PAW Patrol fan? We have a special treat for you, just in time for Halloween.
Join us for a free PAW Patrol Trick-or-Treat Event on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at select Target stores nationwide. (Find participating stores near you.) Kids are invited to come in costume and trick-or-treat their way through the store, enjoy giveaways* and watch episodes of PAW Patrol, including a Halloween adventure and a story featuring the new Mighty Twins.
If you’re looking for pup-tastic gear, Target’s your destination for tons of PAW Patrol products. Among our faves? The Super Mighty Pups Lookout Tower—so hot it made Bullseye’s Top Toys of the Season list.