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June events happening in Southern Arizona

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Looking for something interesting to do in Southern Arizona in June?  Check out the list of events that are coming up. 


20     TUCSON: Tucson Juneteenth Festival - Donna Liggins Center/Manzanita Park, 2015 is the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth celebration, celebrations increase knowledge and appreciation of the roles, achievements and contributions of African Americans to our society, and pay tribute to this important milestone in our nation's history -- the annual commemoration of the end of slavery, when our nation finally and truly became “the land of the free”, free, 10 am – 9 pm, no phone

20    TUCSON: Cool Summer Nights – Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, this week features Saving Species Night: watch live animal presentations featuring threatened and endangered species of the Sonoran Desert, hear real-life stories about jaguars and ocelots living in the Arizona-Sonora borderlands, plus, learn about the threatened and endangered plants of the Sonoran Desert region, free with museum admission, 5-10 pm, 520-883-2702 or http://www.desertmuseum.org

24    TUCSON: 17th Annual Dia de San Juan Fiesta - Mercado San Agustín, corner of Congress and Avenida del Convento, celebrate local monsoon rainy season, honors St. John the Baptist (patron saint of water), features traditional procession and blessing of an altar, famous charreada (Mexican rodeo), mariachis, folklorico dancers, and live music, charros and escaramuzas perform on horseback, games and activities for children; food on sale, free, 5-10 pm, 520-861-4504 or http://www.visittucson.org

26    TUCSON: Friday Night Live! at Main Gate Square Jazz Summer Concert Series – Geronimo Plaza Courtyard, features Reno Del Mar, group performs, original guitar and violin music in a range of styles includes Latin jazz, Americana, western swing, tango, gypsy, flamenco fusion, bebop and blues, trio is Beth Daunis violin, Phil Lipman acoustic steel string, Mark Wilsey acoustic nylon string, Spanish style guitar, free, 7:30 pm, 520-797-3959 or http://saaca.org/Main_Gate_Concert_Series.html

27    SAHUARITA: REO Speedwagon Live in Concert - Diamond Center at Desert Diamond Casino, the electrifying rock of REO Speedwagon, fronted by Kevin Cronin since 1972, in a special concert, $30 -65, 8 pm, 520-294-7777 or http://www.startickets.com/events/item/reo-speedwagon-live-in-concert, $40 - $100, 520-547-3040 or http://foxtucsontheatre.ticketforce.com/

27    TUCSON: Cool Summer Nights – Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, this week features Bat Night: all about bats which rank among the planet's most misunderstood and intensely persecuted mammals, learn about bat myths and gain a better understanding of these fascinating flying mammals, free with museum admission, 5-10 pm, 520-883-2702 or http://www.desertmuseum.org

27    TUCSON: Night Wings at Pima Air & Space Museum –Pima Air & Space Museum hosts tram rides until sundown; a walking tour of indoor hangars; hands-on aviation-related activities for kids, admission after 4pm $10 adults; children 12 and under and members are free, last admission 8 pm, 520-574-0462 or http://www.pimaair.org/

27    VAIL: 15th Annual Ha:san Bak Saguaro Harvest Celebration - Colossal Cave Mountain Park, participants harvest saguaro fruit, prepare & taste saguaro products & learn about the saguaro, its natural history, importance & uses to the Tohono O'odham, must pre-register for the 5 am workshop, call for price; for just the celebration with tastings and entertainment from 10 am – 3 pm, $5/car up to six people, 520-647-7121 or http://www.colossalcave.com  H 

27-28    MARANA: 2015 Arizona Four-Ball Championship (Divisional) - The Gallery Golf Club, North Course, open to 48 teams, eligibility: competitors must hold active membership with an AGA member club, format is 36 holes of Four-ball stroke play, amateur entry fee: $400, TPA fee: $380, entry deadline: June 21, 2015, http://www.visittucson.org/includes/calendar-of-events/2015-Arizona-Four-Ball-Championship-Divisional-/4051/?fromMenu=1014


19    BISBEE: Oliver House Ghost Hunt - paranormal investigators on a guided tour of the Oliver House to point out haunted locations within the building, learn to use professional ghost hunting equipment, including K2 Meters, EMF detectors, digital voice recorders, learn to take proper photographs while on a ghost hunt, use their borrowed equipment to search for paranormal evidence, a spirit communication session commences in the Parlor Room, $35, http://OldBisbeeGhostTour.com

19-21    BISBEE: GLBT Pride Weekend – Downtown, street fair, leather and lace ball, pool party, music, dancing, free, http://www.bisbeepride.com

20-21    HEREFORD: Dolan Ellis - Arizona Folklore Preserve, Arizona's Official State Balladeer, reservations required, 520-378-6165 or http://www.arizonafolklore.com

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