When: Sat., Oct. 15, 5-7 p.m. 2011
A celebration with entertainment takes place from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 15, in honor of Big Jim Griffith. The Tucson Meet Yourself Folklife Festival, which he founded, honors his being named a National Heritage Fellow 2011 by the National Endowment for the Arts, and receiving the Bess Lomax Hawes award for significant contribution to the preservation and awareness of cultural heritage. Free. Visit tucsonmeetyourself.com for more information.