The days are shorter but there’s plenty to do and see – check out the Coyote Classic Dog Show, burn some holiday calories during a fun run, visit an Indian Craft Market and more! See what’s in store for you in late November around Tucson.
Coyote Classic All-Breed Dog Show
Coyote Classic presents the annual all-breed and specialty groups dog show at Pima County Fairgrounds. Specialties, working group show (Thursday), Obedience and Rally all four days. Friday through Monday are Western Days. Break out those ten-gallon hats, silver belt buckles and cowboy boots and celebrate Tucson’s western heritage. Dress Fido in cowboy garb too.
7th Annual Marana Turkey Trot 5K/10K & Fun Run
If you’re looking to burn calories before the holidays or a fun way to train with friends, then Turkey Trot is for you. This event offers both 5K and 10K races, beginning at Crossroads at Silverbell Park. Both courses run along the beautiful Santa Cruz River bed. Take advantage of the opportunity to have your picture taken with the turkey mascot. Runners are invited to bring a food donation on race day for a chance to win prizes. Donations benefit The Veterans of Foreign Wars Association.
Fall Ikebana Floral Festival
Enjoy the beauty of dozens of signature floral compositions highlighting the wide breadth of flower arrangement styles in one of Japan’s most cherished art forms during the Fall 2019 Ikebana Floral Festival at Yume Japanese Gardens. Admission includes entry to the entire Gardens and museum.
Broadway in Tucson: Anastasia
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. Performance at Centennial Hall on the University of Arizona campus.
Native American Month Social & Indian Craft Market
Discover the heritage of various American Indian tribal nations at this special event held every year on Thanksgiving weekend at Sheraton Tucson Hotel & Suites. You’ll find authentic works by artisans, demonstrations of dance and song, and activities for children. Expand your knowledge of this rich 10,000-year-old culture by sampling traditional foods. Come for the blessing. Visit the information booth and shop for holiday gifts. Spend the weekend – open Friday, noon to dusk; Saturday, noon to dusk; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Bring your camera!