Thursday, November 20, 2008

Get Your Bike On... Get On Your Bike

El Tour de Art Tucson
12 noon and 3pm, November 20-22

Granada Ave., just south of Congress

Free bike tours to Downtown Tucson art galleries and neighborhoods, this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Along the way, see architecturally and culturally significant sites. Meet your tour guide at the El Tour de Tucson starting line, located just south of Congress on Granada, at the west side of the Tucson Convention Center. Participants must bring their own bikes and helmet. Each tour is estimated to be between 60 and 90 minutes and prior registration is required. To participate, contact Dinnerware Artspace at or 520-792-4503.

BICAS Art Auction
Preview Party: 7-10pm, Saturday, November 22

Art Auction: 6-9pm, Sunday, November 2

299 S. Park Ave.

The preview party on Saturday features performances by Golden Boots, Lemmon Man, Tucson Puppet Works, Courtney Robbins and more. On Sunday, enjoy live entertainment and libations while bidding on an eclectic assortment of bicycle art up for auction. Proceeds go directly to BICAS, Tucson's cooperatively-run non-profit community bicycle center to help their efforts in bicycle advocacy and parts recycling, while promoting education, art, a healthy environment and providing services and opportunity for those in need.

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