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Tubac Presidio State Historic Park

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Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
520-398-2252 www.TubacPresidio.org

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October 2017

Anza Day Celebration- How Far Felipe Pageant

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Free

Anza Day Celebration- How Far Felipe Pageant - Tubac Presidio State Historic Park 8 a.m. - Noon. Based on the children's book by Genevieve Gray and after years of no performances, the Montessori de Santa Cruz students are revitalizing and revising the pageant! With Spanish costumes circa1750s, masks and musical performances created especially for Anza Day, the children will reenact the experience of young children and their animal friends participating in the 1775-1776 Juan Bautista de Anza expedition to settle…

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Anza Day

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$1

Anza Day reflects Tubac’s Spanish history and provides educational engagement of youngsters in this significant event in Tubac’s history. In October, 1775 Spanish Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza and 240 people went from Tubac to the San Francisco Bay. Our event begins in the cool of the morning at 9 am with period costumed riders readying for travel. The Anza riders will assemble along with a host of imaginary settlers and livestock, and proceed to St. Ann's Church (the site…

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Guided Tour of the Barrio de Tubac Archaeological Site

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$10

Special Anza Day tour by Phil Halpenny and Gwen Griffin of the Spanish colonial archaeological site just south of the Park which preserves the remains of the original Tubac town site, including residence foundations, plaza area, refuse area and partial irrigation ditch. Meet at the Park’s Visitor Center. Tour involves a walk of about 1-1/4 miles. The Archaeological Conservancy protects this site and participants are asked to sign 'An Acknowledgement of Risk Factors' before entering. Wear walking shoes, sunscreen and…

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Teodoro ‘Ted’ Ramirez Artist-in-Residence Concert Series: Peter Dalton Ronstadt y Los Tucsonenses

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$18

Peter D. Ronstadt y Los Tucsonenses are a regional music group that presents a new take on the traditional music of Southwest and Mexico. Their music is an evolution of a long standing Ronstadt family tradition - a tradition and family that includes their aunt, the legendary singer Linda Ronstadt and their father the late-great Michael J. Ronstadt. This will be a fantastic concert - a musical linage that is hard to beat. Please join us and welcome Peter D.…

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To the Point: Edged Weapons at Tubac

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2017

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$2 - $13

This is a unique and fascinating exhibit of several Spanish and Spanish-Mexican swords of the 18th and 19th centuries. Come view the beautiful and intricate iron works of these weapons that range from a 1728 Spanish sword design that is considered the apex of sword development, to a heavy forged sword machete that could be used as a weapon or to harvest grass for horse feed. Included with park admission, $5 adult, $2 youth 7-13, children free.

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American Indians in the U.S. Armed Forces

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2017

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$2 - $13

You’ve probably heard of the Navajo code-talkers that helped our nation in WWII, but are you aware that American Indians were invited by the 1775 Continental Congress to join the fight against the British? This fabulous exhibit chronicles American Indians’ roles in all U.S. wars from Ely Parker who attained the rank of brigadier general in the Civil War to Bloody Knife, a Crow scout who died with Custer at Little Bighorn, to women who served as Marine reservists in…

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Spanish Barbs: The Horse That Won The West

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2017

Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$2 - $13

The Barbary horse came to southern Spain in 711 A.D. when the Moors from the Barbary coast invaded. These horses were lighter, faster, agile and then bred with the Spanish horse. They came over to the Americas with Columbus in 1493 and changed the native people’s way of life. The exhibit tells the history of this breed, including that the pure Barb strain was lost and on the verge of extinction, when miraculously they were re-discovered! Included with park admission,…

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Tubac’s 4th Annual Traditional Day of the Dead Celebration & Procession

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$8

The Tubac celebration of Día de los Muertos is an event exuberantly honoring our ancestors and community. Everyone is welcome to create an ofrenda or altar and these will be displayed throughout the community. From 11 am until 4 pm, Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, we’ll have face painting, live music, food vendors with a wonderful variety of offerings, ofrenda exhibits and crafts for the children. In the afternoon a procession will march through the streets to the Tubac Cemetery…

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November 2017

Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$2 - $7

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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Special Exhibit: When Bronc Busters Wore Lipstick – Opening Reception

November 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$2 - $7

A glimpse into the showy, skilled and high-risk lives of cowgirls of the early 1900s is highlighted in a new exhibit at the Presidio. The display includes rare items from Western enthusiast and preservationist Cheri Raftery, who calls her collection “very personal,” and says she's proud to be retaining a small piece of forgotten history. Authentic cowgirl dress, historic photos and original artwork of them riding in rodeos and exhibitions put the cowgirls in context, Included are cowgirl skirts, bronc…

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Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$2 - $7

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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Frontier Printing Press Demonstrations

November 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$2 - $7

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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Prejudice and our Country’s History

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$15

Come and hear this fascinating and thought provoking interactive discussion on this subject. You will go away with a new and expanded awareness of the subject, saying “I never thought of that.” Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served. $15 per lecture. A portion of the proceeds supports our education and preservation programs. Please call for reservations and future dates, 520-398-2252.

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Prejudice and our Country’s History-Special Presentation by Jack Lasseter

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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$15

We hear a lot about prejudice in our country and in our politics. But unless we are personally a victim of it, it remains for most of us an impersonal cerebral subject not affecting our daily lives, and thus we are not fully aware of it and its impact on our society. Come and hear this fascinating and thought provoking interactive discussion on this subject. You will go away with a new and expanded awareness of the subject, saying “I…

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Tubac, AZ 85646
Main Phone: 520-398-2704
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