May is full of entertainment option! Here are some of our picks:
Agave Heritage Festival: Documentary Film Screening
Enjoy two documentaries, “Agave is Life” and “Mesoamerican Diet” with a pre-screening agave spirit tasting and post-screening follow up panel discussions, presented by The Hotel Congress as part of Agave Heritage Festival, a citywide, ten-day destination event that spotlights the sustainability of the southwest region through the lens of the agave plant. Agave Heritage Festival celebrates the unique importance of the agave plant and the borderlands culture with seminars, trade shows, and world-class culinary events.
Invisible Theatre: Mr. Goldberg’s Prodigal Son
Invisible Theatre presents the Southwest premiere of “Mr. Goldberg’s Prodigal Son,” by John W. Lowell. It tells the story of three generations of the Goldberg family learning to accept one another, foibles and all. There are plenty of laughs, a moral or two, and some delicious insights into what makes a family a family!
Southwest Wings – Spring Fling Birding Festival
The Southwest Wings Birding Festival offers self-guided and guided tours, exhibits, and presentations about Southern Arizona birds and butterflies at their annual Spring Fling conference in Sierra Vista, near some of the country’s best birding areas.
The West Observed: The Art of Howard Post at Tucson Museum of Art
“The West Observed: The Art of Howard Post” examines work by this prolific artist of the American West spanning over his 30-year career. Post is continually inspired by his experiences from living in the West. A third-generation Arizonan, he utilizes traditional Western themes in his paintings, drawings, and sculpture based on what he knows: ranching and the rodeo, on exhibit at the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block.
Madaras Gallery presents May Flowers. Come enjoy beautiful floral paintings and gifts featuring floral prints throughout May. Open 7 days a week.