Southern Arizona Food, Arts and Wine Festival
Location: Tucson, AZ
Dates: Sat – Sun, Oct 17 – 18, 2010 – Details for 2010 coming soon…
Web Site: www.southernazfestivals.org
Estimated Attendance: ?
Price: 1 (1 to 5, low to high)
Details: The festival’s Saturday, Oct. 17 schedule also includes a performance by the Blues group The Brian Dean Trio, an ice-carving competition and a live radio broadcast of the University of Arizona/Stanford football game (with a keg toss and obstacle course run during halftime).
On Sunday, Oct. 18, festival-goers can take in a fruit- and vegetable-carving contest or catch the Southern Arizona Pizza Games. Area pizza pros will compete in a variety of categories, including acrobatics, a dough stretch, pizza box folding and pie spinning. Musical performances by the Larry Redhouse Trio and drummer Chip Ritter round out the day’s events.
Throughout the two-day event, folks can learn about wine-and-cheese pairings, take part in tastings and attend lectures by local sommeliers.
The festival also will feature a salsa competition, open to the first 10 registrants.