The 2nd Annual Park Place Chalk Art Festival takes place today from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in front of Park Place, 5870 E. Broadway.
Garrett Allen, right, loses his grip on a tarp as a strong gust of wind hampers the setup of backstage tents for The Lindley Lopez Circus. It and other vendors and entertainers fought the breezes Friday setting up on the UA campus for the weekend's Festival of Books.
Under dark, rolling clouds, volunteers George Price, left, and Tom Swanson do some last minute work on vendor tents.
Today's the day. The tents are up. The authors are ready. And the rain is expected to blow over, leaving a bright, brisk day for the Tucson Festival of Books.
The Hirsh's Shoes store at 2934 E. Broadway is considered an example of Modernist architecture. Also seen above, Picante and Yikes Toys.
Monica Hay Cook hopes to make Tucson's Sunshine Mile a shopping destination, as the corridor was when it first was named in the 1950s.
A mural painted by Jude Cook serves as a landmark, highlighting the district.
Merchants on both sides of Broadway between Campbell and Country Club are hoping to give their piece of Tucson a sense of identity by taking on its former name, "The Sunshine Mile."
Inaugural Liquid Sol planned for September.
The snowmen saved their relationship.
Daniel Salazar directs Eric Noriega, 5, through a bike course during the seventh annual Family Festival in the Park at Reid Park. Kids learned about bike safety and could receive a free helmet. The Saturday event was put on by the city of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department and the Dan Fe…
Hannah Weisman belts out a song during the KIDCO/IBC Idol contest.
Madison Caldwell, 9, eyes her next hand-hold. Madison said it was scary, but she made it halfway to the top.
Retired chairman of the Oro Valley Historic Preservation Commission Dan Zwiener, center, led a tour of one of the Steam Pump Ranch structures during Saturday's Fall Festival. Weekly tours of the ranch will begin Nov. 3.
The Coyote Country Cloggers from SaddleBrooke were among the music and dance performers at the Fall Festival at Steam Pump Ranch, 10900 N. Oracle Road. The event also featured kids' events, wagon rides and food vendors.