July events happening in southern Arizona - Tucson News Now

July events happening in southern Arizona

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Looking for something to do in southern Arizona this summer? Check out this list and make your plans. 

PIMA

7              TUCSON: 2018 Cool Summer Nights: Creatures of the Night – Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. Want to know what creatures party in the nighttime? Here’s your chance to find out! The desert is the place to be for lively nightlife! Bats, owls, and kangaroo rats are just a few of the animals that awaken as the sun sets. Explore their world and learn a little more about life after dark. Free with museum admission. 5-10 pm. 520-883-2702 or http://www.desertmuseum.org

8              TUCSON: Run with the Roosters – Old Tucson. 5 mile run & walk, closed to traffic course runs on Kinney Rd., along Tucson Mountain Park, into the Ironwood Picnic Grounds, back on Kinney Rd., then a turnaround back to Old Tucson, with customized finisher tech shirts, free Mexican breakfast snow cones, our cooling slip n slide, and overall and 5-year age group awards with the infamous Rooster trophies. 5 am. http://www.everyoneruns.net

13           SAHUARITA: Peltz Boxing – Desert Diamond Casino. http://www.ddcaz.com/sahuarita/

14           TUCSON: 2018 Cool Summer Nights: Astronomy Night – Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. Join the experts from the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), Tucson Amateur Astronomers, and Desert Museum docents for a star-studded evening adventure — complete with star gazing and lots of solar system hands-on activities. Free with museum admission.5-10 pm. 520-883-2702 or http://www.desertmuseum.org

20-29     TUCSON: 11th Annual Loft Kids Fest - Each morning, kids and their parents can experience some of the best children's films of all time, along with fun games, interactive activities, super giveaways and crazy surprises. 10 am (doors open at 9:15 am). Free admission and popcorn. Presented by Trail Dust Town. 520-795-7777 or https://loftcinema.com/event/loft-kids-fest/

21           TUCSON: 2018 Cool Summer Nights at the Desert Museum: Insect Insanity – Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Let’s celebrate Incredible Insects and Amazing Arthropods! The Sonoran Desert is a hot spot of insect diversity and this is your chance to meet them. Tonight, get a bugs-eye view of many of the million species of arthropods that make the Sonoran Desert their home. Free with admission. 5-10 pm. http://desertmuseum.org

28           SAHUARITA: 6th Annual Breeze in the Trees 5K – Green Valley Pecan Company. A cool summer 5k through the shady Green Valley Pecan Farm orchards, preparing runners for the Pecan Classic in November, course is on dirt roads and trails through the pecan orchards. $20-30. 5:30 am day of race registration. https://www.taggrun.com/event/breeze-in-the-trees-5k-3/

28           TUCSON: Night Wings at Pima Air & Space Museum - Explore Pima Air & Space Museum. One of the world's largest aerospace museums. Enjoy tram rides until sundown, a walking tour of indoor hangars, and hands-on aviation-related activities for kids in all hangars. Night Wings occurs on the 4th Saturday of June, July, and August. Adults $10. Kids 12 & under are free. 5-9 pm. 8 pm last admission. 520-574-0462 or http://www.pimaair.org/news-events/event/416-night-wings

28           TUCSON: 2018 Cool Summer Nights: Creatures of the Night – Arizona Sonora Desert Museum. Want to know what creatures party in the nighttime? Here’s your chance to find out The desert is the place to be for lively nightlife! Bats, owls, and kangaroo rats are just a few of the animals that awaken as the sun sets. Explore their world and learn a little more about life after dark. Free with museum admission.5-10 pm. 520-883-2702 or http://www.desertmuseum.org

COCHISE

7-8          WILLCOX: Sweet Corn Extravaganza at the Produce Farm - Apple Annie’s Produce & Pumpkins. Best sweet corn in Southern Arizona! Fresh roasted sweet corn on the cob available; dip your corn cob into warm butter and chose from a wide variety of seasonings.  Fresh picked sweet corn available for purchase; Dozen $6.99 and ½ dozen $4.99. 520-384-2084 or http://www.appleannies.com  

21-22     WILLCOX: 19th Annual Peach Mania at the Orchard - Apple Annie's Orchard. Peach Mania starts with an “All You Can Eat” Peaches & Pancakes breakfast served from 7:30-10:30 am each Saturday and Sunday. Take a free wagon ride and experience the fun of picking your own peaches! Enjoy free samples of peaches and peach products. Apple-smoked burger lunches will be served daily from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm. 520-384-2084 or http://www.appleannies.com   

21-22     WILLCOX: Watermelon Weekend - Apple Annie's Produce Farm. Enjoy a free sample of our super juicy and super sweet watermelon. Guess the EXACT weight of the watermelon you are purchasing and you can have it for free! (1 guess per family), http://www.appleannies.com

28-29     WILLCOX: 19th Annual Peach Mania at the Orchard - Apple Annie's Orchard. Peach Mania starts with an “All You Can Eat” Peaches & Pancakes breakfast served from 7:30-10:30 am each Saturday and Sunday. Take a free wagon ride and experience the fun of picking your own peaches! Enjoy free samples of peaches and peach products. Apple-smoked burger lunches will be served daily from 11:30 am – 3:00 pm. 520-384-2084 or http://www.appleannies.com   

28-29     WILLCOX: Watermelon Weekend - Apple Annie's Produce Farm. Enjoy a free sample of our super juicy and super sweet watermelon. Guess the EXACT weight of the watermelon you are purchasing and you can have it for free! (1 guess per family), http://www.appleannies.com

SANTA CRUZ

28           ELGIN: HarvestFest at Sonoita Vineyards - This is a grand all-weekend festival, with hundreds of guests participating in the activities including grape stomping competitions, horse-drawn vineyard tours, along with tastings and pairings showing off our signature wines. 520-455-5893 or http://www.sonoitavineyards.com

**Dates for events were correct at time of publication. Since dates are occasionally changed, please confirm them in advance.

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