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Here are our top picks for this cold weekend in Tucson!

Congratulations UA winter 2012 graduates! It’s commencement weekend so expect to see lots of blue gowns and blue caps walking around campus on Friday and Saturday. The main event happens Saturday morning at McKale.

Krissy with her husband Brandon at last year's Zoo Lights

Krissy with her husband Brandon at last year’s Zoo Lights

Bring on the holiday light shows! Head to Zoo Lights at Tucson’s Reid Park Zoo any night this weekend for animal-themed light sculptures, falling snow, and Santa Claus.¬†Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children aged 2-14. Discount available for zoo members.

Cheer on the Arizona Wildcats football team one last time this year as they take on the Nevada Wolf Pack in the New Mexico Bowl. The game airs at 11 a.m. on ESPN. If you can’t make it to Albuquerque, we recommend catching the game at any one of these great local places. Frog & Firkin on University Blvd has televisions everywhere, an extensive beer list, and a great patio. No Anchovies next door offers a delicious thin crust pizzas, big screen TVs, and good beer. A local brewery such as Barrio Brewing Co. at Toole Ave & 16th St. will make sure your taste buds are satisfied while the Wildcats play.

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