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Colonial Demonstrations
Saturday, September 9th
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Visit the Presidio and you may see Presidio inhabitants hard at work doing their chores such as weaving and black-smithing.

Blacksmith Demonstration
Saturday, September 23rd
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Our resident blacksmiths will be on hand working hard at the forge. Visit the Presidio and watch a demonstration on how to make a nail, a cross, a hook and other important tools…by hand!
Cost: Included with admission.

Tucson History and Libation Tours
Presented by Southern Arizona Guide
Sundays: September 17th
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
This tour takes guests on a walkabout through the Tucson of the 1870's & 80's as seen through the eyes of saloon keeper, George Hand. Excerpts from Mr. Hand’s diary along with old photographs are used to bring life to important historical sites. Lunch at an historic locale, such as Maynards Market & Kitchen is included, as are streetcar day tickets, and admission to the Presidio Museum. This tour is about 3.5 hours plus lunch and we walk about 2.5 miles, occasionally hopping on and off the Modern Streetcar. Tickets: $69
Register online at

An Evening in the Presidio District - Fundraising Dinner
Saturday, September 23rd
Arrive at 5 p.m.
(Parking free on Saturday.)
See more details on page 12. Start with a tequila tasting and appetizer in the Presidio. Stroll across the street to the historic Old Town Artisans courtyard. Finish with dinner and dessert at La Cocina in their beautiful patio. Cost: $95 per person, $180 for two. Proceeds to benefit the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum. 
Click here to register.

Salon and Saloon – A Lecture Series
Featuring Jim Turner: “The Manso Apaches”
Saturday, September 30th 2:00 p.m.
Jim Turner is a historian, writer, researcher and teacher and an expert on the history of the Apache. He has been a Historian at the Arizona Historical Society and has taught Arizona history classes throughout Southern Arizona. He is currently a freelance writer, his most recent book is “Arizona, A Celebration of the Grand Canyon State”.
At The Dusty Monk Pub. Across the street from the Presidio, 201 N. Court Avenue.
$5 at door.