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Presidio Museum Holiday Celebration

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

Free With Paid 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 11:30am
  • 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 (several cookbooks)
  • David Devine (Historic Tales of Territorial Tucson: 1854-1912 and other local books)
  • William Hartmann (Cities of Gold, Searching for Golden Empires)
  • Jean Baxter and Judy Nostrant (Sweetie the Rooster)


December 9, 2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free With Paid Admission
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Presidio San Agustin del Tucson Museum
196 N. Court Ave
Tucson, AZ 85701
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