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The music makers at Casas Adobes Congregational Church UCC are preparing for a season of song including a jazzy version of “Hurry to Bethlehem” by Don Besig to accompany the traditional children’s pageant on Dec. 14.
The 13th annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration will be held this Friday, November 30, 2012 at the Oro Valley Marketplace, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. The event will be emceed by KOLD News 13 Anchor Dan Marries, and the tree lighting will be conducted by Mayor Satish Hiremath.
Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance and the Town of Oro Valley, with the support of Bill Adler, will host TUBACHRISTMAS, founded more than three decades ago, in Oro Valley on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.
The Oro Valley Festival of the Arts has quickly become one the largest regional art events in Southern Arizona. Held twice annually, this two-day festival features up to 100 artists in all mediums, live music, food vendors and family arts activities.
Tuba Christmas returns to Oro Valley this Saturday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m.
Don Boorse/Explorer file photo, Jerry Deutscher, then 82 years young, was the senior musician in last year’s TubaChristmas event in Oro Valley. This year’s venue is Oro Valley Marketplace.
On the day after Christmas, volunteer members of the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra fly to China, where they'll represent greater Tucson, their nation, their culture and art in an 11-day, seven-concert tour of cities and venues.
Photos by Don Boorse/Special to the Explorer
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Jerry Deutscher, 82 years young, was the oldest musician taking part in Saturday's TubaChristmas at Steam Pump Ranch in Oro Valley. Deutscher is from Tucson.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Joyce Kelly of Tucson has her tuba covered with Christmas garland.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Corey Carner, a sophomore at Flowing Wells High School, was one of 87 tuba and euphonium players.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Anthony Lovio, a junior at Flowing Wells High School, was one of many students from the area taking part in TubaChristmas last Saturday at Steam Pump Ranch. TubaChristmas was part of Oro Valley's two-day holiday celebration at the historic ranch.
Don Boorse/Special to The Explorer, Michael May of Santa Rita High School directed the tuba and euphonium players Saturday for a TubaChristmas at Steam Pump Ranch.
Special to The Explorer
Final details are set for the Oro Valley Holiday Celebration, a two-day event this Friday and Saturday, Dec. 4 and 5, at historic Steam Pump Ranch off Oracle Road.
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