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Events at the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park – April 2014


Living History: Foods of the Spanish Colonial Period – Friday, April 4, 11am-2pm Volunteers dressed in period clothing describe the combination of native and introduced foods enjoyed by the Spanish soldiers and civilians who lived in Tubac during the Spanish Colonial period (1752-1776). Featuring a special display of the bounty of foods from the Old World, New World and surrounding ... Read More »

Third year of family fun and learning


On Saturday February 8, 2014 First Things First held its third annual celebration of the Young Child at the American Hotel in Nogales, Arizona. Participating organizations were set up and ready by 11:30 when the event was set to begin. Each of the hotel’s three banquet halls were open and lined with tables covered in books and fun activities for ... Read More »

Film Festival Gala Celebration


The Film Festival opened with a Gala Celebration held Feb. 7, 2014 at the historic 1904 Courthouse in Nogales from 8 p.m. and ended at midnight. Old Tucson Studios presented trailers from many movies made in part or in total in Santa Cruz County. In addition, there was music and dancing. The Cow Belle’s Museum, Arizona Ranger Museum and the ... Read More »

Music, Movie, Mingus and more

Mingus Movie Logo

Music, Movie, Mingus and more, Valentine’s Day at the Oasis Cinema. The Santa Cruz Advocates for the Arts are sponsoring a evening out at the Oasis Cinema in Nogales. From 5:30-9 enjoy live music, hot tapas and your choice of wine or beer in the lobby. You can also participate in a live auction for some great items and packages. ... Read More »

2nd Annual Santa Cruz County Historic Film Festival

David & Bathsheba, 1951
Co starring, Gregory Peck and Susan Hayward

By Linda J. Rushton The 2nd Annual Santa Cruz County Historic Film Festival. Since 1913, there have been over 126 movies and television shows filmed in Santa Cruz County. This is a history to be celebrated! The Film Festival will be held Feb. 7, 8 & 9, 2014 in Nogales, Ariz. The Festival features movies shot in Santa Cruz County ... Read More »

Impressive private paintings collection exhibited at Hilltop Gallery


Great reception was held on Thursday, January 15, 2014 in ” Hilltop Gallery” in Nogales , Arizona, to present the remarkable private collection of paintings of Edward Robinson and the colorful display of Cristina Villasenor which will be on display from January 16 thru February 6, 2014. Eduardo Robision exhibition titled ” Gems of Mexico ” consisted of more than ... Read More »

February events at the Tubac Presidio Historic State Park


Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations – Tuesday, February 4, 9:30 am- 12:30 pm; Wednesday, February 12, 9:30 am-12:30 pm; Tuesday, February 18, 9:30 am-12:30 pm; Tuesday, February 25, 9:30 am-12:30 pm; Wednesday, February 26, 9:30 am-12:30 pm Professional printer and teacher James Pagels demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand ... Read More »

Historic Film Festival is Back


Second Annual Santa Cruz County Historic Film Festival is back and will featured movies shot in Santa Cruz County, Arizona: • IN OLD ARIZONA filmed in 1928 • DAVID & BATHSHEBA filmed in 1951 • OKLAHOMA filmed in 1955 These movies will be shown at the Oasis Cinema in Nogales on Saturday, Feb. 8, from noon to 6 p.m. Festival ... Read More »

Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony


Photo Slideshow Video Video streaming by Ustream Santa Cruz County honored Veterans Monday, November 11, 2013. The special day was marked with a parade through the streets of Downtown Nogales featuring veterans and peace officers from all branches of service. The parade also included the Nogales High School Band, Rio Rico High School Band and many other musical acts from ... Read More »


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One of the most popular events of the year at Tubac Golf Resort & Spa this past November 2, 2013. Hot Air Balloon Glow and Festival! These ‘gentle giants”, as they are called, light up the evening sky and bring joy to all who see them. This year the festivities included the ever popular kids zone, tethered balloon rides, entertainment, ... Read More »

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