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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. 

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October 2021

A Harwood Steiger Scrapbook

October 1, 2021 @ 10:00 am - November 14, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
Tubac Center of the Arts, 9 Plaza Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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In partnership with The Tubac Historical Society, the Tubac Center of the Arts will present the textile art by Harwood Steiger. The art of textile design radically transformed after World War II as America’s economy boomed and optimism bloomed into a consumer society. In Southern Arizona, artists Harwood and Sophie Steiger were pivotal in this artistic revolution.  Incorporating bold dramatic colors and graphic motifs inspired by the plants and animals of the Sonoran desert, mesoamerican graphics, and iconography of the American…

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February 2022

Seal the 2020 Tubac Time Capsule!

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tubac Presidio State Park, Otero Hall, 1 Burruel Street
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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AN INVITATION FROM THE TUBAC HISTORICAL SOCIETY! The Tubac Historical Society invites you to join us at a ceremony to seal the 2020 Tubac Time Capsule! This cache of items is a way to communicate with future generations, giving them insight and understanding into how Tubac viewed itself at this particular time in our history. The THS asked local community organizations to provide us with items that they felt were representative of their organization in the year 2020. After a…

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March 2022

Candlelight Vigil in Support of Ukraine

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Newby Gallery, 15 Tubac Road
Tubac, AZ 85646 United States
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Candlelight Vigil in Support of Ukraine, at K. Newby Gallery.  Bring a chair and wear yellow and blue in honor of Ukraine’s colors.

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April 2022

The Historical Society’s Annual Picnic, Members Only, Sold Out

April 3 @ 12:00 pm
Historic San Cayetano Ranch

SOLD OUT The Historical Society's Annual Picnic! Place: Historic San Cayetano Ranch, formally "Rancho Santa Gertrudis" on Santa Gertrudis Lane, Tumacacori (directions to follow as access is limited). Date: April 3rd Time: 12:00 Featuring tours of the Ranch and box lunch. Cost: $30.00 This is a members only event as space is limited! Please reserve by March 28th. You may pay online. or at the THS during office hours by check or credit card. You can also send a check to…

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Bus Tour of Historic Rio Rico – $55 Members, $65 Non Members

April 15 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Rio Rico Historical Society

Bus Tour of Historic Rio Rico Friday April 15, 2022, 9:30am – 5pm Hosted by the Rio Rico Historical Society We will Tour these historic sites: ● Calabazas Mission (with Park Ranger tour guide. Includes a 1/3-mile walk each way up a steep dirt road, but you can stay on the bus) ● Hacienda de Corona at the historic Guevavi Ranch (Lunch included) ● Historic Calabasas Cemetery (with special tour guide Veteran David Goodman) ● RRHS Calabasas & 50th Anniversary…

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