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Noshing Tucson: Native Foods, Save Money

Celebration of Basketry and Native Foods Festival
Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tohono O’odham Cultural Center and Museum
Admission is free

The Celebration features a basketry and food market, basketry demonstrations, traditional music and dances, storytelling, contemporary chef demonstrations and tastings as well as traditional food demos of piki bread, O’odham wheat tortillas and Hopi parched corn. This year’s special guest is Cathy Smith (Lakota/Meti), who is an expert on buffalo and quill work and designed the costumes for the movie Dances with Wolves. She will talk about how the Lakota people utilized buffalo for clothing and food.

Good Deeds Rewarded at Guadalajara Grill
About 20 children who excelled at Holaway Elementary School in the Amphi School District were invited to Guadalajara Grill for salsa, chips, and lunch.  This is the second year in a row for this delicious partnership.

Aqua Vita Store Coupons
Sign up for email at the locally owned natural foods market, Aqua Vita and you receive periodic money-saving coupons. It’s a good deal.

Hilton Tucson East
Situated at 7600 E. Broadway, the property completed its planned $2 million facilities upgrade program. The hotel now offers guests refurbished guestrooms, renovated 15,000 square feet of meeting space and an updated Vistas’ Bar & Grille. Additionally, the hotel created a private dining room, installed Precor equipment in its fitness center and updated the pool, whirlpool and building exterior.

Café Ramey closed. It’s an odd location hidden from the street (southwest corner of Swan/Pima). It was the original location for Red Sky until moving into fancier digs.

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