Food Trucks at Camp Cooper on Saturday Evening
Camp Cooper 50th Anniversary
Tucson Concert Band's First Concert of the Season
Cholla High School's beautiful auditorium will be the setting for the Tucson Concert Band's opening concert of the 2014-15 season. And yes, I will be there in the middle of the trombone section playing along on an assortment of traditional and modern band classics, jazz, opera overtures and even a polka tune. It will be a fun afternoon beginning at 2pm. Click the link for their Facebook page: Tucson Concert Band Sunday Concert
Willcox Wine Country Fall Festival
If you want a short trip out of town, try the Willcox Wine Country Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Set in Railroad Park in Historic Downtown Willcox, the festival features great food, music and of course, wine tasting. Did you know that the Willcox area produces 74% of Arizona's wine grapes? Go check it out.
The Civilian Conservation Corps in Saguaro National Park
For a beautiul Sunday afternoon drive in the Sonoran Desert, head over to Saguaro National Park West for a 2:15pm talk on the history of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the park. The Civilian Conservation Corps was a Great Depression-era work program that greatly influenced national, state, and county parks. Saguaro's trails, picnic areas, and scenic drives were established during this program. This 45-minute indoor talk includes old photos and movie clips in a brief history of the CCC in this area. The park visitor center is located 2 miles northwest of the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum.