Weekend Adventures

7 Oct

This weekend (Oct 11-Oct 13) there will be so many things happening on campus and off campus. Whether your family is coming to town or not, there will be plenty to do.

Weekend long events

Tucson Meet Yourself- “Tucson Meet Yourself is a folklife festival. We focus on presenting artists and communities that carry on living traditions rooted in a group’s own definition of identity, artistry, and cultural significance.” At Tucson Meet Yourself you can see performances, art, try different foods, and so much more.  

Film Fest Tucson- “Film Fest Tucson is a destination film festival, a place for filmmakers and audiences to meet, discover and experience unique and important stories told on film. The festival is for the community of Southern Arizona, as well as for visitors to the region to experience the unique environment, heritage and culture of Tucson and the surrounding area, while seeing new and important films. A unique and home-grown Tucson film festival for those passionate about movies. programming at Film Fest Tucson includes both short and feature-length narrative and documentary films that have been selected for their quality, timeliness and subject matter.” *Oct 10-Oct 12

Flu Shot Clinic- “Our flu campaign this year is Beat the FLU and ASU! We are in a competition to see who will give more flu shots –  UofA, ASU, NAU or GCU.  Flu shots will be administered by Campus Health Staff to UA students only. They need to show their student ID and insurance card if they have a billable insurance. We bill United Healthcare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna. If students do not have a billable insurance they can bursar the $27 cost of the flu shot.”  https://health.arizona.edu/flu-news

Friday

Farmers Market- Check out the Food in Root Farmer’s Market on the UA mall from 10am-2pm.

Bear Down Fridays- Catch the UA spirit every Friday before home football games when Zona Zoo and Main Gate Square host Bear Down Fridays from 4-7 p.m. Join the community as we cheer on our football team. Every pep rally begins at 6 p.m. and features the Pride of Arizona marching band, Wilbur and Wilma, UA cheerleaders, the pom squad, and twirlers. A variety of University of Arizona coaches make guest appearances at each pep rally.”

Bear Down Sale- Every Friday before home game days get 25% off UA apparel at the bookstore.

Moonlight Hike- “Outdoor Recreation is offering a beautifully lit moonlight hike in Tucson Mountains.  Come de-stress and enjoy Tucson’s glowing nature at its most peaceful! This trip is appropriate for people without previous outdoor hiking experience. The trail is light with minimal hills.  This excursion is an excellent way to relax, hangout with friends, and get outdoors! Instruction will include: guidance on the path.$10 for students and $12 for non UA students. Register here.

Saturday

Mount Lemmon Day Hike- “Enjoy the cool breezes, the shade of the trees, and excellent views from several high vantage points, all while getting a good workout hiking along the high mountain ridges.” $35 for students and $45 for non UA students. Register here.

UA football gameThe Arizona Wildcats will be playing the Washington Huskies

Sunday

Gallagher Theater- Eighth grade will be playing at 8pm, free with a CatCard!

There are much more events going on that you can see on the calendar at this link.

Have fun exploring Tucson and campus this weekend Wildcats!

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