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Upcoming Events in Oracle Arizona


March

13 - 15 Annual Oracle Fine Art Weekend - "A Self-Guided Tour of Studios, Galleries and Shops", artists open their studios, share techniques & give demonstrations, self-guided driving tour, highlighted artwork includes photography, landscape, abstract, realist painting in oil, acrylics, watercolor & pastels, stoneware, Raku pottery, stained glass, metal work, fiber arts.

Ph: 800-699-3043 (Always call and confirm events)

October

28 Fiesta de las Calabazas - The Fiesta de las Calabazas, founded in 2000 as a pumpkin or harvest festival to celebrate the beginning of the fall season in southern Arizona, will feature - of course - a pumpkin corral. Free pumpkins will be given to the first 200 kids age 10 and under. Two live music stages, handmade art and craft vendors, kids activities and food are also part of the festivities. The public can vote on their favorite gourd art created by local school students and on display at the Gourd Gallery. The historic Kannally Ranch House at the park will be open for self- guided tours and will feature a community artists exhibition in the living room. Ride the shuttle bus to the festival site from the Oracle courthouse parking lot north of the post Office and pay only $2 per person (ages 13 and under free). There is no additional charge to attend the festival or concerts.

Address: 3820 Wildlife Dr. Oracle State Park , Oracle, Arizona
Ph: 520-896-2425 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: jrinio@pr.state.az.us
Web: www.calabazas.org
Fee: $2 shuttle ride, children 13 & under free

December

15 Tucson Marathon - USATF State Championship, Oracle to Oro Valley.

Ph: 520-326-9383 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pinal Pioneer Parkway

U.S. 89-Pinal Pioneer Parkway The parkway begins southwest of Oracle heading towards the town of Florence through 42 miles of high Sonoran Desert. This is part of the old highway between Phoenix and Tucson. The parkway was established in 1961

Oracle, AZ Scenic Byways

Biosphere 2 Center

Situated on three-acres in Arizona's Santa Catalina Mountains, the world famous, Biosphere 2 is a model of the earth's ecosystem. Its mission is to serve as a center for teaching, learning and research about the earth and its systems. Built in the late 1980s with $150

Oracle, AZ Landmarks

Acadia Ranch Museum

The Acadia Ranch Museum is more than 123 years old. The Oracle Historical Society purchased and took up residence in Acadia Ranch in 1978. It was originally a sheep ranch which was later converted into a sanitarium for tuberculosis sufferers (then called 'lungers'.)

Oracle, AZ Museums

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