"Aliento a Tequila" Opening Celebration

agave event


5:30 to 8 p.m., Nov. 29, 2023

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

5:30-8:00 p.m. 

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

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 Tradiciones.  
  • 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 Regional Food Studies
  • University of Arizona's Center for Latin American Studies
  • With special participation by the Agave Festival