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Second Saturday's Downtown - Aug. 10

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Posted: Friday, August 9, 2013 3:04 pm

Visit Tucson:
 

Enjoy more music than ever in Downtown Tucson for the August 10th, 2nd Saturdays event with classic rockers, great local bands on the KIIM/KHIT Stage and much more. There will also be street performers, food, live music, many new vendors and promenade strollers for July's 2nd Saturdays. 2ND Saturdays fills Congress St. from Toole Ave. to Church Ave. with family friendly activities for all ages.

Program:
The outdoor KIIM/KHIT stage will showcase of a variety of music styles with Tucson's top local bands. This month features 6:30pm-7:45pm: Michael P. and the Gully Washers. 8pm-9:15pm: The Hot Action Healers. 9:30pm-10:30pm: The Vexmen

T.O.P. "Top of Pennington" Garage:
 Admission is free to hear great live classic rock by the Bluerays at the top of the Pennington Garage. Take the elevator to the rooftop for a sunset/city lights view to enjoy free live music, food and beer from Borderlands Brewery, a Tucson-based microbrewery producing quality beers in traditional Southwestern style . A portion of alcohol sales this month will go to support KXCI 91.3 FM, Tucson's non-profit radio station. Doors open at 6pm and music is from 6:30-9:30pm

Congress St. is open to automobile traffic. You can easily visit your favorite restaurant or bar. There will be a lot to see and do on all the downtown streets.

 Historic neighborhood carriage rides will be offered by Good Shepherd Ranch. These carriage rides will introduce you to some of Tucson's oldest neighborhoods and familiar downtown streets. The carriages can hold 4-12 people. Cost is minimal. See 2ndsaturdays.com for specifics.

THE KIDS' AREA has a new home at the Old Pueblo Parking lot, 43 E. Congress and has many new activities for children. There will be a virtual reality simulator that gives you a choice of realities from race cars to roller coasters. Look for the jumping castles much more.

La Placita Village hosts Southwest Soul Circuit 6pm to 10pm.

2nd Saturdays Downtown runs from 5pm to 10pm. Sponsors are: Click Automotive Team, DesertLeaf Magazine, Hotel Congress, Hotel Inn Suites City Center, KHIT/KIIM Radio, KOLD-TV Channel 13, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, ParkWise, The Pioneer Building, Providence Service Corp. and the Rialto Block Project. For more details, a full schedule and parking maps and directions go towww.2ndsaturdays.com
 
August 10, 2013

Event Location: 110 E. Pennington St., Tucson, AZ 85701 

Venue: Downtown Tucson Partnership 

Time: From: 5:00 PM to 10:30 PM 

Admission: The outdoor entertainment is all free to the public, and most other shows are free. Those that cost are denoted on the entertainment page. 

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