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Among the many ways we support the community is by hosting Breakfasts with History. In this lecture series, knowledgeable speakers provide insight into the varied and interesting history of life in the Santa Cruz River Valley.
In the spring, the society celebrates with an Annual Picnic at a historic site. Also, periodically we sponsor field trips to archaeological and historical sites.
The Tubac Historical Society is celebrating Black History Month, February 1 to March 1, 2023, by honoring Henry Ossian Flipper who was born into slavery in 1856, was the first black graduate from West Point Military Academy in 1877, and by 1881 was falsely accused of embezzling government funds and stripped of his military status. […]
The Santa Cruz Valley is a weird place. Rivers flow backwards, giant cow skulls grace restaurants, marijuana factories grow legal weed, and nuclear missile sites are turned into museums. Even death and danger take a strange twist in the Valley. This talk discusses some of those strange and not so well known stories from our […]
The registration deadline for tickets has passed (April 7th).
Click above to learn more about these simultaneous exhibits and how to purchase original paintings and greeting cards. Hours for The Tubac Historical Society: September 22-29th: Thursday-Saturday 10 am to 1 pm September 30-November 12th: Wednesday-Friday, 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday 10 am to 12:30 pm Hours for the Tubac Center of the Arts: […]
Tubac History on Thursday Afternoon With Dan Judkins September 28, 2023 at 3:30pm – this will be our first monthly Thursday afternoon history discussion · At Tubac Historical Society’s “Casita,” 6 Burruel, Tubac · Due to limited space (20) in the casita for a small group like this, you will need to reserve a spot for this […]
Breakfast with History: A Photo Essay of the Apache Surrender with Historian Bill Cavaliere Thursday, October 12, 2023 at 8:30 am in the Geronimo Room at Tubac Golf Resort & Spa $35 per person for members $40.00 per person for non members Bill has spent years traveling far and wide to locate the sites of […]
Tubac History on Thursday Afternoon · October 26, 2023 at 3:30pm – this will be our second monthly Thursday afternoon history discussion · At Tubac Historical Society’s “Casita,” 6 Burruel, Tubac · Due to limited space in the casita for a small group like this, you will need to reserve a spot for this event […]
Dear Members, Once again, we are planning to assemble a Day of the Dead Altar/Ofrenda in front of THS on Burruel Street. We welcome your contributions in memory of deceased family and friends. We will also have an alter for your beloved animal family members. Please drop off any articles you wish included on […]
Members and Non Members: Breakfast with History at Tubac Golf Resort & Spa: A showing of the film “Coronado, The New Evidence,” Directed by Frances Causey November 14, 2023 8:30 am to 10:30 am Geronimo Room Tickets are available until November 6th and may be purchased online, on our website, by phone, or at the Research Center […]
In November, the "Tubac History on a Thursday Afternoon" discussion group will meet on November 30 at 3:30pm, the week after Thanksgiving. This one time only, instead of a sit-down discussion in the Casita, we will, instead, meet at the Casita to briefly review the details of the 1767 Urrutia map of Tubac, then go […]