Fall is here and October fast on its heels. If you live in the Tucson, AZ area, you’re going to love the events coming up this October. Make sure you check out a few, or all, of them!
Join this fundraising event, Siempre Con Nosotros – Always with Us, a homicide survivors event. Hosted at the Cafe A La C'Art from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, you can expect heavy hors-d'oeuvres and drinks. But don’t miss out on the fun with awards, raffle prizes, live music, free face painting, and an awesome photo booth!
Another awesome fundraising event, Arizona Alpha Phi 2017 Red Dress Gala is raising money for the Alpha Phi Foundation. From 6:00 pm – 11:30 pm at JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, you’ll receive a delicious four-course meal, and enjoy cocktails, a live auction, various raffles, poker, photos and several great speakers. This is sure to be a fun night you won’t want to miss!
Grab your favorite pair of jeans and some jewelry and head over to the 3rd Annual Jeans and Jewels Gala at Oasis At Wild Horse Ranch, from 4:30 – 8:30 pm. You’re in for a night of gourmet dining, drinks, live entertainment, a silent auction, wine toss, games, and more – all to the backdrop of a gorgeous desert sunset.
If you love the 70s and want to get your boogie on, check out the Boogie Nights: A Charity Hair & Makeup Show. Held at Skate Country from 6:00 – 8:00 pm you are sure to have a night of fun and disco! Grab your skates for a night of roller skating, dress in your favorite 70s style, and check out the hair and makeup provided by the Aveda Institute Tucson students. All proceeds go to a worthy cause, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Love to gamble? Then you’ll want to join the fun at the Casino Corral at Trail Dust Town, held at the Savoy Opera House! Arrive at 6:30 pm for cocktails with your favorite pair of boots, take off your cowboy hat for a 7:00 pm dinner, and then spend the rest of the evening (until 11:00 pm that is) playing away in the casino! All proceeds go to the Care Fund, who assist families with a child that has a serious illness or injury by paying their rent or mortgage. What a worthy cause!
Ever seen the movie “Tangled?” Well, if you have, you’ll know all about the lanterns. If not, you’ll want to check this out anyway because it is a unique event you won’t want to miss! The Lantern Fest will be held at the Pinal Fairgrounds at 1:00 pm, though the lanterns won’t be let loose until sundown. During your time at this event, you can check out the thousands of other party-goers bringing their wish-filled lanterns. Enjoy food, live music, princesses, face painters, a stage show, balloon artists, s’mores, and so much more. There is something for everyone!
If you have kids, this event will be spectacular! Join us at the 1st Annual Kids Chance Spooktacular Benefit Concert hosted by Kids' Chance of Arizona. Held at Monterey Court from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm, you can expect costumes (make sure to dress up) for the costume contest, trick or treating for your kids, a raffle, food, and drinks. You can dance the night away and have an awesome time supporting a worthy cause. All proceeds go to Kids Chance of Arizona, which is a non-profit scholarship organization that provides college scholarships to the children of workers who were killed or permanently injured on the job. Definitely worth your time and money!