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8:30 am

Breakfast with History – Tubac Historical Society

December 14 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
$20 - $25

December Breakfast with History and Docent-led Canoa Ranch Tour in Green Valley Breakfast will be catered by the Tubac Market

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9:00 am

Foundational Drawing

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Tubac School of Fine Art LLC, 4 Calle Iglesias
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$45

This class is an introduction to drawing using a grid system. The grid is a highly efficient tool for learning to draw accurately and was widely used by most renowned artists such as Michaelangelo, Vermeer and Dürer. Once you understand the benefits of this tool, you'll be liberated from the initial anxiety of "I have to get this right" thinking that can stifle the creative process of many artists.

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10:00 am

Living History: Spinning

December 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$2 - $13

Spinning is one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world. The tradition of weaving traces back to Neolithic times – approximately 12,000 years ago. Watch and learn how fiber and spinning impacted human activity from ancient to modern times. A knowledgeable volunteer will demonstrate how the spinning wheel produces thread from fiber, and you are welcome to experience spinning with a drop spindle. Included with park admission, $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.

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11:00 am

Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations

December 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$2 - $13

A knowledgeable volunteer demonstrates the Washington Hand Press used to print Arizona’s first newspaper in 1859 and answers questions about hand press printing, type setting, and other aspects of this marvel of industrial engineering. You will get to set type and print small samples to take with you. Included with park admission: $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.

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5:00 pm

Arts Speak: Burden Baskets of the Tohono O’odham

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road, PO Box 1911
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$8

Royce Manual, an expert from the Arizona Humanities Council will talk about woven art and use of the Tohono O’odham “Burden Baskets” and basket making traditions throughout the southwest. Royce Manuel (Akmierl Aw-Thum), is a Pima Indian who single-handedly saved the ability to weave the kiaha, or traditional Pima burden basket, from extinction. Manuel, a member of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community east of Scottsdale, received the 10th Annual Spirit of the Heard Award, for his work in educating the public about the heritage and the living cultures and arts of Native peoples. In recent decades, the declining tradition among the Pima men to make the kiaha might have ended altogether had not for the close childhood relationship Manuel […]

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Arts Speak: Burden Baskets of the Tohono O’odham

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
Free - $8

Royce Manual, an expert from the Arizona Humanities Council will talk about woven art and use of the Tohono O’odham “Burden Baskets” and basket making traditions throughout the southwest. Royce Manuel (Akmierl Aw-Thum), is a Pima Indian who single-handedly saved the ability to weave the kiaha, or traditional Pima burden basket, from extinction.

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Tubac Center of the Arts~ Arts Speak Program

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
$8

Join Royce Manual for a conversation on "Burden Baskets of the Tohono O'odham".

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