Grand Opening Celebration

Presenting Marana’s Newest Retirement Living Community

Join us for any or all of the events listed here to celebrate the grand opening of our extraordinary community, The Watermark at Continental Ranch. We’re filled with options, from affordable studio apartments, one-bedrooms and spacious two-bedroom suites. Great cuisine, fun excursions, interesting classes and integrative care – here, the opportunities to thrive are endless. We’re certain you haven’t experienced Assisted Living and Memory Care like this before. Come see for yourself just how sweet life in the perfect setting can be.


Sample a Taste of our Lifestyle

Wednesday, June 12 • 9:00am–4:00pm
Charcuterie & Chatter: Featuring Watermark University
Delight in a selection of cured meats and assorted cheeses paired with olives, nuts, crackers and croissants before you dig into a day of discovery with our talented team and learn more as you take part in Watermark University classes. Fresh fruit and a variety of beverages will also be served.

9:00am, 11:00am & 12:00pm • Water Colors with Artist Mars Burnell
10:00am • Healthy Aging presented by BAYADA® Home Health Care
1:00pm • Time Travel & Technology
2:00pm • Creative Creations Class (Father’s Day Themed)
3:00pm • Archeology Finds & Community History


Thursday, June 13 • 1:00pm–5:00pm
In the Kitchen with Chef Ben
Savor a variety of exquisite flavors as you watch our talented chef display his many culinary skills and creations. Enjoy specialty dishes paired with wine as you mingle with your friends and potential neighbors before delighting in the remaining evening programs.

1:00pm • Chef Demonstration and Tasting
2:00pm • Live Music by Joe Bourne
4:00pm • Wine Tasting with Sommelier John Rogers


Friday, June 14 • 4:00pm–7:00pm (Shuttle parking available*)
Cue the Music Happy Hour
Lights, cameras, cocktails! Join us for the happiest hour as you sip on your choice of beer, wine, Moscow mules, soda and more in our piano bar and unwind to a variety of performances and vocals. Fill up on all your favorites including braised beef short ribs, crostini, seared scallops, brie en croute, fruit, cheese and more.

4:00pm • Live Music by Cynthia Hilts
4:30pm–5:15pm • Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting
5:20pm • Live Music by Daniel Sly


Saturday, June 15 • 1:00pm–4:00pm (Shuttle parking available*)
Family, Fun and the Grand Opening Finale
It may be the last of the party for this week, but we’re just getting started. Bring along the whole family for an afternoon for fun and adventure. Our chef is going all out, so bring your appetite and feast on seared scallops with honey Dijon avocado sauce, flatbread with herbed cream cheese, cucumbers, arugula and pickled red onion, southwest egg bites, risotto croquette, carrot tarts with ricotta and almond filling, grilled cheese with a tomato soup shooter, crispy polenta with braised beef short rib and mushroom truffle oil ragù. Plus a fresh fruit and cheese table along with beer, wine, soda, tea and more! Seating is limited.

1:00pm • Folklórico Dancers
1:00pm–4:00pm • Cake and Ice Cream Sunday Bar
1:00pm–4:00pm • Water Slide
2:00pm • Banjo Blasters
3:00pm • Rod Robison the Mentallusionist


To attend any or all of these events, please RSVP to 520-330-3237 by June 10.

*Fri & Sat – Overflow Parking Available at Redeemer Lutheran Church
8845 N Silverbell Rd.

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