Agave Spirits is out Now!

Keynote Speaker: Gary Paul Nabhan / Aliento a Tequila

Save the date and join us for “Aliento a Tequila” Opening Celebration, Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 5:30-8:00 p.m. at the Arizona State Museum in Tucson on the University of Arizona campus off Park Avenue and University.

Join us to see the new exhibit, Aliento a Tequila, and learn more from local experts!

That night at 5:30 p.m. at CESL* 102, enjoy a reading by Dr. Gary Nabhan from his new book, Agave Spirits (*The Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) is one building to the east of ASM) 6:30 p.m. at Arizona State Museum. See objects made from agave fibers and learn about the importance of agave from pre-contact to the present, with Drs. Paul and Suzanne Fish.

Hear about mezcal production from Francisco Terrazas. Grab some Tucson Agave Festival swag and learn what’s planned for the April event.

Enjoy street tacos from Agave House. Taste Parch’s non-alcoholic agave beverage, Spiced Piñarita. Be serenaded with songs from Mexico by Traditions featuring Jesus Garcia and Dena Cowan, among others!

Get a free ticket for a mezcal tasting at Agave House following the event (only 20 tickets available, drawing to occur during the event). 8:00 p.m. at Agave House (on the corner of Park Ave. and University Blvd.) for the 20 who obtained tickets.

Presentation by a mezcal producer. Mezcal tasting. Thank you to our sponsors! Agave House, University of Arizona’s Center for Latin American Studies with special participation by the Agave Festival.

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