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Successful Picnic Validates Historic Group

Nature gifted the April 12 annual picnic held by the Tubac Historical Society with a day more beautiful than ever, fresh air and not a spec of dust in the air as a result of the overnight rain. The already dazzling landscape at the Rock Corral Ranch in Tumacácori was enhanced by the bright colors,…

BIRDING IN TUBAC, May 2015

Some of the most gorgeous, avian eye candy in the United States can be enjoyed in two spots near downtown Tubac without burning more calories than you would watching TV in your den. If you have mobility issues or are just lethargic, it’s not even necessary to get out of your car. Don’t believe me?…

Casa Maya celebrates 10 years in Tubac

A feeling of accomplishment and success following a decade of hard work, good planning and total commitment is a good reason to celebrate for business owners Roberto Centeno, his brother Adolfo Centeno and Adolfo’s wife Gaby Centeno. It was in 2004 that the doors of their business opened at 14 Tubac Road. Casa Maya de…

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…

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…

Tubac Shots Summer 2013

SUMMER ARTS 2013 by Paula Beemer The 29th summer arts program for children took place in early June at the Tubac Center of the Arts. Four weeks of activities that included mixed arts, sculpting, ink, acting and added this year a form of online computer animation they called “meme.” Meme, which rhymes with cream, in…