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Presidio Museum Holiday Celebration & Book Sale & Signing

December 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Presidio Museum Holiday Celebration & Book Sale & Signing
Saturday, December 9, 10 am-2 pm

Included with admission

Celebrate the holidays at the Presidio and learn about the different celebrations that are held during the month of December by different cultures and religions:

**Carrillo School performing Las Posadas at 11:30 am
**Jewish History Museum presenting a Hanukkah activity
**Travelers’ Tales including the story of Maria Feliciano Arballos, a woman of African descent who participated in the December 1775 fandango while on the Anza Expedition
**Living history demonstrations and displays

And don’t miss:
**Twas the Night Before Christmas and The Legend of the Poinsettia readings
**Victorian ornament making

In addition, a Holiday Book Sale with local authors selling and signing their books will be part of the event.  Authors currently participating are:

**Homer Thiel  (Local Deaths, Smoke Signal)
**Dorothy Yanez  (Downtown Tucson Murals and Public Art Tours & Tucson’s Birthplace Through Pictures)
**Carolyn Niethammer  (The Prickly Pear Cookbook, Cooking the Wild Southwest: Delicious Recipes for Desert Plants, and other cookbooks)
**Gayle Hartmann (Last Water on the Devil’s Highway)
**David Devine (Historic Tales of Territorial Tucson: 1854-1912 and other local books)
**William K. Hartmann  (Cities of Gold, Searching for Golden Empires)
**Jean Baxter and Judy Nostrant  (Sweetie the Rooster)
**Tom Heath (My Life Along the Streetcar: A Collection of Interviews)

Details

Date:
December 9, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum
196 N. Court Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Phone
520-622-0594
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