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17 Scheduled Events

April 10-11, 2021

Family Campout

Patagonia Lake State Park

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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Saturday, April 10   7 p.m.

Virtual Star Party!

Oracle State Park

Oracle State Park’s first ever Virtual Star Party celebrates International Dark Sky Week (April 5-12, 2021). The approximately 90-minute video program will air as a Premiere on TAAA and ASPT Facebook and YouTube sites, on Saturday, April 10 beginning at 7 p.m. We hope you’ll tune in!

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Ongoing Daily

Stargazing at American Avenue Trailhead Parking Lot

Oracle State Park

Stay late or come enjoy the amazing night-sky viewing at this International Dark Sky Park!

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Monday, April 12, 2021   12:15 p.m.

Lunchtime Virtual Lecture: Stickley Room By Room

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Join us for a virtual Stickley furniture tour of Riordan Mansion. Prepared and presented by long serving docent, Adrienne Rose. 

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April 13, 2021   7:00 a.m.

Getting to Know Our Desert Birds

Lost Dutchman State Park

Learn how to distinguish between birds and find resident birds (from hawks to hummingbirds) and for any late migrants on their way south.

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April 17-18, 2021

History of the Soldier - 150th Anniversary Event

Fort Verde State Historic Park

Experience a military timeline of our history, from the Revolutionary War to present day. Presentations, military drills, and fashion show. Camps, a cannon and soldiers will all be at this annual event.

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April 17-18, 2021

Family Campout

Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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Saturday, April 17, 2021   3:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Free Online Family Astronomy Festival

Catalina State Park

Join the Tucson Amateur Astronomy Association (TAAA) for a free online Family Astronomy Festival. Virtual viewing with solar scopes during the day and nighttime sky viewing in the evening. In between we will have astronomy activities and videos for the entire family.

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April 17, 2021   9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Teach a Child to Fish!

Lake Havasu State Park

Lake Havasu has a TON of fish, and is a great spot to learn the finer points of angling, especially when local PRO anglers are on-hand to share their knowledge! Let’s get these kids hooked on fishing!

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April 24-25, 2021

Family Campout

Red Rock State Park

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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Saturday, May 1, 2021   5:00 p.m.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Cochise County All-Stars

Catalina State Park

Join Catalina State Park for a springtime concert with a beautiful mountain backdrop! The Cochise County All-Stars started their musical journey nearly 15 years ago as a strictly honkytonk band playing the jukebox country music popular when Route 66 was Main Street USA. 

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May 8-9, 2021

Family Campout

River Island State Park

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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May 15-16, 2021

Family Campout

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Arizona Family Campout Program weekends are designed for families that have little or no experience camping. We will introduce you to the great experiences you can share with your family and inspire you to continue to explore the great outdoors!

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Saturday, June 5, 2021   5 p.m.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Jimmy and the Jitterbugs

Catalina State Park

Come join the entertainment at Catalina State Park at our ‘Music in the Mountains’ event on June 5th! The Jitterbugs have been playing in and around Tucson since 2006. They play jazz swing music from the 30s and 40s.

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Saturday, July 3, 2021   5:00 p.m.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Nancy Elliott

Catalina State Park

Join Catalina State Park on for its popular Music in the Mountains concert series featuring a Southwestern Americana performance by Nancy Elliott!

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Saturday, August 7, 2021   5 p.m.

Music in the Mountains Concert Series: Lazaret

Catalina State Park

Come out to Catalina State Park and enjoy a very fun concert in front of the beautiful Santa Catalina Mountains where local band “Lazaret” will be performing their psychedelic setlist!

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March 29-April 3, 2023

Save the Date: Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans 2023

Fort Verde State Historic Park

The Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans event has been moved to March 29-April 3, 2023.

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Ongoing Programs

Ongoing Daily

Self-guided tours of the Historic Kannally Ranch House

Oracle State Park

Visit the park office/gift-shop and take a self-guided tour through the multi-level Kannally family home.

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