The back half of August is looking just as good to us – and we think you’ll agree! Here’s more to do around town:

Laser Light Show: Stranger Things
You loved the “Stranger Things” series on Netflix, you grooved to the awesome ’80s pop-rock soundtrack and the show’s spooky synth theme song. Now the songs and the lights in Laser Stranger Things will transport you back to that dark, delightful adventure. Come see the new laser music show at Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium and turn your world Upside Down.
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Dog Days of Summer at Tucson Botanical Gardens
The Tucson Botanical Gardens invites you to bring your furry friend to the gardens this summer! a $20 membership includes unlimited all day admission through Sept. 30, and a custom canine membership card with ring that can be attached to any collar or leash. Sibling dog members may be added for only $10 each.
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Tucson Sky & Beyond at Flandrau Planetarium
Flandrau Planetarium presents its classic night sky show, but not like you remember it! Take a relaxing look at the night sky as one of our skilled “Console Captains” gives you a guided tour of the stars, planets, constellations and current events happening in the night sky. This live show is never the same and there is always a surprise in store. The show takes place in the recently renovated Eos Foundation Planetarium Theater, now offering 146 custom-designed premium seats, beautiful updated interior surrounds with state-of-the-art digital projection and sound systems. Come enjoy an immersive planetarium experience like no other. Recommended for general audiences.
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Green Chili Roast at Apple Annie’s
Join us for a spicy event as we roast green chilis at Apple Annie’s Produce Farm in Willcox, Arizona. Enjoy yummy green chili ice cream for purchase. Free samples of roasted green chilies at the Produce Farm. Free samples of fresh green chilies. Buy 40lbs of green chilies, jalapeños, Poblanos or any other chili we grow and we will roast them for free! We grow eight different kinds of chilies. You can pick your own or choose from the already picked selection available. Already fresh roasted green chilies available for purchase. Bagged in quart size bags and gallon sized bags. Roasted green chilies also available to add to your burger at lunch in the Burger Barn at the Orchard. Closed on Mondays, July and August.
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The Dinner Detective Interactive Murder Mystery Show
Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner at “America’s largest interactive murder mystery comedy dinner show” at Doubletree Hotel By Hilton Tucson – Reid Park. Over the course of the night, costumed detectives will uncover clues, interrogate audience members that may or may not be part of the show, and help everyone get closer to solving the mystery, which is set during the present day and taking place in real time. Non-costumed actors, including the “killer,” are hiding somewhere in the room pretending to be regular guests–you may find yourself as a prime suspect. The audience member that gives the best correct answer of “whodunit?” before the killer is revealed will walk away with a stellar prize package. (Ages 15 and older)
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