Take me out to the ball games, the concert and the beer festivals happening at Kino Sports Complex in September and October.The fun starts Sunday, Sept. 21, with the KFMA Fall Ball, one of southern Arizona's largest outdoor concert festivals. KFMA is partnering with Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival to bring Godsmack, Seether, Escape the Fate, Buckcherry and PopEvil to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium. For more information or tickets, go to www.kfma.com.Then there's the 28th Annual Sun Sounds Great Tucson Beer Festival on Saturday, Sept. 27, at Kino Stadium. Choose from dozens of different beers, and enjoy snacks and food samples, music, horseshoes and other games for the $45 price of general admission. Designated driver tickets will be sold for $25 at the gate. It's a benefit for Sun Sounds of Arizona, which delivers news and information to people who cannot read print because they have a disability. For more information or tickets, visit www.azbeer.com.Ger your baseball fix when the Naranjeros de Hermosillo, Tomateros de Culiacan, Yaquis de Obregon, and Mayos de Navojoa of the Mexican Pacific League, as well as a group of the top instructional league players from the Los Angeles Dodgers and Kansas City Royals play in the Vamos a Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta at Kino Stadium on Oct. 2-5. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Kino Stadium box office, on the phone by calling (520) 434-1367 or online at www.MexicanBaseballFiesta.com.What's October without Oktoberfest? Head to Baja Oktoberfest, southern Arizona's largest craft beer festival, at the stadium on Saturday, Oct. 18. Don't miss more than 75 craft breweries, authentic German food, a polka band, dancing and games - including a brat-eating contest! For more information or tickets go to bajaoktoberfest.com.Tucson's 37th Annual Pride in the Desert is also Saturday, Oct. 18, at the sports complex South Soccer Fields. The free annual fundraiser features live entertainment, more than 100 exhibitors, the ever-popular IBT's Drag Depot, a dance tent, fun for the kids, and more. For more information, visit tucsonpride.org.
Celebrate the peak of the apple season with tree-ripened Red Delicious, Golden Delicious and Rome Beauty apples at Apple Annie's Orchard.Experience the fun of picking your own apples, or select from already picked apples. Come early to enjoy the delicious "All You Can Eat" pancake breakfast served with hot apple topping or cider syrup, served each day from 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM. Apple-smoked burger lunches will be served from 11:30 AM - 3 PM.Free wagon rides will take you to the orchards for picking; Asian pears will also be available for picking. Homemade apple pies are baked fresh daily, and don't miss the delicious "apple crumb pie ice cream", made in our Amish ice cream freezer. Hot roasted sweet corn will be available at our farm location.Recurring August 30-September 1 (Labor Day weekend), Sep 6-7 & Sep 13-14.September 13, 2014 - September 14, 2014Event Location: 2081 W. Hardy Road, Willcox, AZ 85643