Nov 20, 2013 1:19 PM by Nikai Salcido
ORO VALLEY - Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance presents Winter Festival of the Arts featuring artists, performers and local food vendors.
The free festival takes place Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Oro Valley Marketplace, southwest corner of Oracle Road and Tangerine Road.
With more than 100 artists and exhibits, 100 tuba players, 10 performances, 35 feet of Christmas tree and 100 children benefitting from giving, Festival of the Arts hopes to give holiday spirit to people each winter.
Performances at Festival of the Arts will be one of many throughout the weekend, featuring blues, dance, country, folk and more.
Each year, TUBACHRISTMAS brings a stage full of tuba players.
The celebration, co-hosted by the Town of Oro Valley, will feature live entertainment, activities for children, free refreshments, the lighting of the Oro Valley holiday tree and a special appearance by Santa.
For a schedule of events, click here.