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4 the Weekend: 35 tons of snow to be brought in for Parade of Lights

A Southwest Nutcracker​
Saturday & Sunday
Tucson Music Hall
A Southwest Nutcracker has three showtimes Saturday and Sunday. This classical ballet translates the translates the traditional nutcracker to Tucson in the 1880s.
Tickets start at $32. There are elderly and group discounts available.
Arizona vs Baylor
9 p.m. 
McKale Center
The Wildcats take on Baylor at home Saturday night. Tip off is at 9 p.m.
Parade of Lights
3 – 9 p.m.
Jacome Plaza
The 24th annual Downtown Parade of Lights is happening Saturday evening. Festivities start at 3 p.m. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. The Tucson streetcar is offering free rides all day. 35 tons of fresh snow and a sledding hill will be there, sponsored by Tucson Roadrunners.
Zoo Lights
all weekend
6 – 8 p.m.
Reid Park Zoo

Zoo Lights is happening at the Reid Park Zoo this weekend. Every night until Dec. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m., the park comes to life with lights, live music and Santa. Tickets for Zoo Lights range from free to $10.

  • $10 for Adults
  • $6 for Children (2-14)
  • Children under 2 are free
  • Members get $2 off admission

Reid Park Zoological Society is partnering with the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and Tucson A List. If you bring one donation item, you receive $1 off admission for Zoo Lights from Dec. 7– 19.

The Humane Society of Southern Arizona needs dog, cat, puppy and kitten canned (pate style) food, dry food,  plastic cat toys and Kong dog toys.

Items needed for Tucson A List’s toy drive are toys for ages newborn-13, art supplies, games and books.

Items needed for the Community Food Bank are peanut butter, cereal, granola bars, canned tomato products, canned soups, canned vegetables and fruits, rice, pasta and beans.

For complete list of items to donate, click here.

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