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Old Tucson to Hold Job Fair for Nightfall 2015 Event

Old Tucson NightfallOn Sunday, August 23rd, Old Tucson will host a job fair in support of its Halloween-themed evening Nightfall event as well as seasonal daytime re-opening and operations.  Old Tucson anticipates approximately 100 job openings for the Nightfall event.

The job fair will be held on Sunday, August 23 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Rd, Tucson AZ.  Candidates should park in the main guest parking lot (not the Employee lot) and enter through the admission gate.  From there, applicants will report to the Grand Palace Hotel & Saloon to submit completed employment applications and then directed to interview locations for specific departments.

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Celebrate Old Tucson’s Final Bash of Summer 2015

Old Tucson ShowOld Tucson and the Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation invite you to join the end of season “thank you, Tucson” bash on August 15th and 16th!  Your next chance to enjoy Old Tucson will be after summer, in October.  So bring the whole family for an old-fashioned outing with special features:

  • Get a great deal on admission – Buy one admission and get a second admission of equal or lesser value free!
  • Join the flag-raising ceremony
  • Bring the kids to interact with barnyard critters at the petting zoo.
  • Enjoy games for kids young and old
  • Get your 2015-2016 Wagon Wheel Season Pass! Save on admission, merchandise, and food!

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Western Heritage Summer Camp at Old Tucson

Old Tucson Western Heritage Summer Camp

The Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation will host a one-week specialty summer camp at Old Tucson the weeks of June 1-5, and June 8-12, and a one-day camp on June 15, 2015.  The camp will offer youth authentic, experiential, fun and educational programs on the people and cultures during the southern Arizona and northern Mexico Territorial period of 1850-1912.

The Foundation and Old Tucson are pleased to announce that Pima County Supervisor Richard Elias is scheduled to deliver welcoming remarks to the campers on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 9:00 am.

Campers from the Northwest and Jacob YMCAs and the Jewish Community Center will attend this unique specialty summer camp.  Working in partnership with representatives from the Tohono O’odham Nation, Mexican community, Tucson Chinese Cultural Center, Buffalo Soldiers, Mormon Battalion, Tucson Jewish Community Center, African American community and others, the Foundation has created a multi-cultural experience for the campers aged 6-12.

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Summer Round Up at Old Tucson Memorial Weekend

FamilyplusRVatcampground-prnOld Tucson and the Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation invite you to Summer Round Up at Old Tucson over Memorial Day weekend – Saturday, May 23rd thru Monday, May 25th from 10:00am to 5:00pm.  Explore ideas for summertime fun and join a salute to our military, past and present.

Special Admission:  Visitors who present their military ID and buy one admission will get a second admission of equal or lesser value free!

See displays related to summer activities like RVs, camping, and hiking.

Daily recognition of the defenders of freedom with a daily posting of the Colors and a special musical salute to our military.

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Western Music Showcase at Old Tucson 2015

jon-messenger-stage-no-micOld Tucson and the Arizona Sonora Western Heritage Foundation are pleased to present Western Music Association artists from Southern Arizona at the Western Music Showcase at Old Tucson!  This fun and inspiring event will be held on Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3 throughout the day during park hours, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Western music celebrates the life of the cowboy on the open ranges and prairies of Western North America.  Local musicians dedicated to preserving and promoting this legacy will perform original as well as traditional western music and poetry.  Artists scheduled to appear include:

Jon Messenger (Saturday only) – is a singer/songwriter whose music is a hearty stew concocted from the influences of an eclectic musical background. Influenced by everything he’s heard, Jon’s original Folk and Western tunes have been well received by audiences at festivals and gatherings throughout the West. These songs reflect Jon’s love of the myth, beauty, spirit and truth of the American West. Jon’s vocal and acoustic guitar stylings blend together to bring a haunting and authentic portrait of cowboy life, past and present. Jon also shares selections of Cowboy Poetry from both traditional authors and his own pen. Jon’s voice has been called the “best story-telling voice in contemporary western music”. Rich, warm, and evocative of whatever feeling is in the heart of the tune.

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