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Tucson Local First Arizona Roadshow

  • Unscrewed Theater 4500 E Speedway Blvd Tucson, AZ, 85712 United States (map)
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We listened and here it is. We are revamping our member gatherings to bring local businesses and the community together in a fun, educational setting.

Why are we local?

Who are our business members?

Discover local things you hadn’t considered and connect with our community. We are kicking off this new event in Midtown, in the plaza where Dedicated. a gluten free bakery and Unscrewed Theater are located.

Join us! Plus come eat birthday cake and party with us for Dedicated's 5th Birthday Party!
All ages & family friendly! Bring your friends and have some fun!
Come join the inaugural event and enjoy:
*** Interactive activity areas
*** Delicious local food
*** Local beer & wine garden
*** Raffle drawings
*** Improv by Unscrewed Theater
*** Music by Miss Olivia and The Interlopers
*** Fun birthday surprises

Happening from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm in the parking lot in front of Unscrewed Theater and Dedicated. a gluten free bakery

So What is a Roadshow?

The Tucson team hears regular requests to take our mixers around town, North, South, East, West. These gatherings have always been hosted at a single anchor business. But we realized that many of the spaces where we were hosting these gatherings were not just one business, but a hub of unique local businesses. Why not recognize and celebrate all of them?

That is when placemaking came into mind. Why do we love Southern Arizona? What makes this a unique space? Is it walking down the street smelling orange blossoms, or being surrounded by the beautiful mountains? Prickly pears in bloom? Maybe it is a stroll through Sam Hughes and greeting the neighborhood cats. Or the straw hats that only appear in the Southwest.

Placemaking capitalizes on a local community's assets, inspiration, and potential, with the intention of creating public spaces that promote people's health, happiness, and well being

https://www.pps.org/article/what-is-placemaking

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