February 7, 2014 - In This Issue:
Upcoming Events
and Programs
March 9 - John Oates in concert
March 15 - Wildflower Walk

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Enjoy Dinner at the Museum for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner - have you made your reservations for the Members' Valentine's Day Dinner at the Museum yet? This romantic dinner, complete with wine, is sure to please, so don't delay in calling! The dinner begins at 6:00 pm, but arrive early at 5:00 to enjoy a no-host bar and a viewing of the "Art and the Animal" exhibit in the Ironwood Art Gallery. Reservations are available by calling (520) 883-1380 x375. More information is online


Learn about some of the oldest Trees in Tucson 

Are you a foodie looking to learn more about growing your own food? Spots are still available for the Heirloom Fruit Trees Workshop, on March 1 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Jes�s Garc�a, founder of the Kino Heritage Fruit Trees Project, will teach techniques for propagation, pruning, grafting and care of fruit trees. The class includes presentation on the historical significance of the trees, hands-on training on care and growth, and a visit to the Mission Gardens. Bonus - every participant will leave with cuttings to start their own orchard!  Registration and information is online

Win a Mark Rossi Bronze Sculpture
The Desert Gala, the Museum's largest fundraiser of the year, is fast approaching! Attending isn't the only way to support the Museum's programs - you can also buy raffle tickets! This year's ticket gives you a chance to win one of two bronze sculptures by noted Tucson sculptor Mark Rossi: a Sea Lion Pup and Sea Turtles. Each $20 ticket gives you two chances to win a one of a kind piece. The tickets are available at the Museum, online, or by calling 520-883-3055. The drawing will take place at the Gala on April 27, but you need not be present to win. Buy your ticket today
Jessi Colter and John Oates Take the Stage

Experience two amazing artists in two intimate performances at the Museum. Tickets are available for both Jessi Colter and John Oates's performances in March. These concerts, presented through the Oasis Project, continue the tradition of musical excellence at the Museum. Colter, who has had hits on both the Billboard Country and Pop charts, brings her band to the Warden Oasis Theater for a performance on March 8 (as part of Desert Night Life). Oates, who will be performing both his original hits and classics from Hall and Oates, performs on March 9. Purchase your tickets online