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Tubac Wine festival a fun way to support youth programs

“The event of the year,” some people said referring to the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County’s annual International Wine Festival celebrated in Tubac for six years in a row. The event took place at La Entrada de Tubac Oct. 10, with music provided by the Tucson Jazz Institute, wonderful food prepared by…

All Souls Day in Tubac

The beautiful ceremony, “All Souls Day” to commemorate our departed loved ones took place on Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park and concluded at the sculpture garden of the K. Newby Gallery. Among people with white-painted faces with flowers around the eyes, dark sunken eyes and decorative lines I walked my…

Presidio park improvements get compliments

More visitors are coming to the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park compared to past years, and more events for tourists and residents are offered. A report given to the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 15 about the accomplishments of the past 18 months drew compliments. Supervisor Manuel Ruiz said, “You’ve done a…

Anza Day 2014

(Above) William Islas, costumed as Capt. Juan Bautista de Anza, leads the group of 22 riders into the state park on Oct. 18. Hundreds of people enjoyed a day of living history when Anza Day was celebrated at the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park on Saturday, Oct. 18. Entertainment on a stage, including Ballet Folklorico…

MAY 2015 TUBAC AREA EVENTS

Ongoing Mondays: Free Classes at the Tubac Community Center (Room B7 in the back of the building) 5pm – Line Dancing (Cheryl); 6:00pm Yoga All levels(Lynn). For more info:  [email protected]  Tuesday thru Saturdays – Paws Patrol has kittens and cats available for adoption at The Dog House in GV. For more info, call/text 520-207-4024, or email [email protected] See some of our cats at www.greenvalleypawspatrol.org. And Weekends at Petco in Sahuarita. Thursdays: Tubac Consciousness Group offers a free meditation meeting– 9:30-11am. Group meets at Hozhoni’s, in the Heart of the Tubac Village, 22 Tubac Rd.  Meditation accomplishes for the mind what…

5TH ANNUAL MONSOON FEST AT WISDOMS CAFE

The Monsoon Fest raised approximately $1,400, said Jeannie Perez, director of SCCYA. These funds will be divided with 50 percent to SCCYA and the remaining into three different groups, Montessori de Santa Cruz, Mountain View Elementary Choir and Pena Blanca Elementary Folklorico dancers, explained Wisdom.

NEW CITIZENS WELCOMED AT TUMACACORI NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK

With much anticipation and excitement, 12 men and women from Mexico, candidates for U.S. citizenship, received their certificates of naturalization on September 17 at the Tumacacori National Historic Park. On the same day, over 27,000 people were naturalized in different national parks across the nation, according to the information provided by the Department of Homeland…

Twilight in Tubac

Twilight at Mercado de Baca in Tubac is worth marking your calendar for, when, once a month, seven different stores and Shelby’s Bistro remain open later than usual, offering discounts, food, drinks and entertainment. Organizers are planning to repeat this event the second Friday of every month until the end of the year, said Lyle…