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    Calendar: July 3-10

    TUESDAY, July 3

    “Star Spangled Spectacular” at Kino Stadium

    Head out to Kino Stadium for some Tucson Padres baseball and an exciting fireworks show. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the Padres take on the Salt Lake Bees at 7:05 p.m. Following the game, fans are invited onto the field to watch the fireworks show. Kino Stadium is located at 2500 E. Ajo Way. Tickets start at $7 and can be purchased at www.TucsonPadres.com, or by calling the Kino Stadium Box Office at (520) 434-1367.

    TUESDAY, July 3

    18th Anniversary Fireworks Display at Casino Del Sol

    It has been called the biggest fireworks spectacle in Southern Arizona, and for the 18th year, Casino Del Sol invites people of all ages to attend their annual Independence Day celebration. The show begins at approximately 9 p.m. Casino Del Sol is located at 5655 W. Valencia Rd.

    WEDNESDAY, July 4

    “A” Mountain Fireworks at Mercado San Agustin

    Head out to Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento, for a community extravaganza with a pig roast, food trucks from several local restaurants and a fireworks show. Enjoy cold drinks, live music, games and the best seat in town for the fireworks on “A” Mountain. Admission is free and the festivities kick off at 5:00 p.m. with the fireworks show starting around 9:00 p.m. For more information, call (520) 461-1110.

    WEDNESDAY, July 4

    Independence Day Festivities at University of Arizona Parking Structures

    The University of Arizona Parking and Transportation Services welcomes the campus community to take in Fourth of July festivities from the roof of four different garages. If you’re looking for the best view in town of all the surrounding fireworks shows, this is your spot. Gates open at 6 p.m. at the Tyndall Avenue, Main Gate, Park Avenue, and Highland Avenue garages. Entry and parking on lower levels are free, and leashed pets are welcome.

    Wednesday, July 4

    Red, White & Bluegrass at Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

    For those seeking a classy way to celebrate the Fourth of July, look no further than the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain. Enjoy live bluegrass music, dancing, a barbeque buffet and many more festivities, topped off with a grand fireworks presentation. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks begin at 8:45 p.m. The event is open to hotel guests as well as the general public. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased by calling (800) 241-3333.

    WEDNESDAY, July 4

    “Let Freedom Sing” at UA Centennial Hall

    Before you head out for an evening of eating, drinking, dancing and fireworks, join some of Tucson’s most talented musicians for a poignant celebration of the nation’s birthday at UA Centennial Hall. “Let Freedom Sing” is a large-scale patriotic variety show presented by Arts Express Choir and Orchestra. The show starts at 3:00 p.m. Admission is free, but a minimum donation of $10 is requested. Tickets are required and can be picked up at the Centennial Hall box office or reserved by calling (520) 319-0400.

    WEDNESDAY, July 4

    “Tough Luck Club” Fourth of July Premiere at Hotel Congress

    When the last of the fireworks have fizzled out and you’re far from ready to stop celebrating, head to Hotel Congress, 311 E. Congress St., for the debut of the four-day “Tough Luck Club” event. Join hosts Nickel Axe and Father Larry for whiskey and beer specials and a low-fi DJ patio experience featuring the “best in doom, stoner and acid metal.” Admission is free but restricted to people ages 21 and up. Doors open at 10:00 p.m.

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