Things to Do in Tucson: March 2018 Edition

Welcome back to the Central Alarm security blog! We spend a lot of time on here talking about how to keep your home, valuables, and family safe. After all, it’s what we are in the business for! But if we all just stayed safely locked behind our alarm systems, we wouldn’t be living much of a life would we? For this entry on the blog, we decided it was high time to discuss all the hustlin’ and bustlin’ activities we have in Tucson and what you should head and check out! Don’t worry, we’ll keep your home safe while you’re away!

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Things to Do in Tucson in March

David Fischer: Model Builder Extraordinaire

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is hosting this exhibit of scale models built from scratch. Fischer’s focus was on eliminating and sort of commercial kits and using his own abilities, research, and materials to craft them. The exhibit is open until April 29th, Tuesday through Saturday 9am to 4pm. Sundays: 12pm to 4pm.

Origami in the Garden

The Tucson Botanical Gardens are playing home to the Origami in the Garden. From 8:30 to 4:30 daily, the display of large sculptures inspired by folded paper and made of metals to echo the story of something made from the simplest papers. The collection of statues feature the artwork of Kevin Box, Jennifer Box, and the works of origami originals Robert J. Lang, Michael G. LaFosse, Richard L. Alexander, and Te Jui Fu. Hurry in during March, this exhibit ends on April 1.

Tucson Rodeo Parade

The Tucson Rodeo Parade Museum is the home to over 150 buggies & wagons, artifacts of the Old West, and of course a typical Old West street. The museums are open Monday through Saturday, 9:30am to 3:30pm, a perfect little detour for the cowboy, gunslinger, or saloon lover in your life. Runs until April 7th!

Butterfly Magic

Ah the majestic butterfly, emerging from its cocoon to take flight in its new life. Seven days a week, the Tucson Botanical Gardens present anther wonderful exhibit of live tropical butterflies. If you are more interested in that transformative metamorphic process, look to the Chrysalis Exhibit also on display. The event runs through May 31st!

Cowboy Cookout

Cowboy in your life not get enough fun at the Rodeo Parade Museum? Then head out to Cottonwood Grove where for a great meal. The folks provide a ranch BBQ dinner where you can fill up on ribs, steaks, cornbread, and more all while you enjoy live music or sit fireside and mingle with other guests The dinner is hosted weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays, dinner served at 7pm so don’t be late! If you enjoy the meal, well you are in luck! The cookout runs until July 25th, so you can enjoy half a year of delicious cowboy fare.

Mountain Adventure Ride

Looking to practice some horsemanship? The Tanque Verde Ranch offer half day rides on Monday and Wednesday. You will take off on your trusty steed into the Rincon Mountains. You’ll enjoy majestic landscapes and wildlife on this adventure ride. The trail features elevation changes, narrow trails, and more making for a breathtaking way to explore the deserts. Features a packed meal. Like the Cowboy Cookout, this too runs until July 25th. Plan the two together for a true cowboy Wednesday!

Blacksmithing Demonstration

Not one for the Wild West and stables? Well, the Presidio Museum has you covered then! From 10:30am to 1:30pm on the 4th Saturday of the month, you can visit and watch smiths word metal into various tools and shapes.  Visitors can work the bellows to keep the fire burning as well as take custom tours of the museum grounds featuring soldier’s quarters, Native American pit house, and Sonoran row house. It is only on the 4th Saturday but it runs til April 28th so you will have a few chances to partake.

Spring in Arizona is home to some of the best weather across the country so go out there and take advantage! Enjoy your time and be rest assured your home is safely protected by us. If you need to have an alarm system installed or guard services hired, contact us and we can get your home secured today.

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