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COME DOWNTOWN FOR OCTOBER’S 2ND SATURDAYS URBAN STREET FESTIVAL
Tucson, AZ, -October 1, 2014— Tucson, AZ-Don’t miss the Downtown scene along Sun Link’s Downtown route. Hop on at any stop along the Sun Link corridor to be part 2nd Saturdays Oct. 11th activities. The variety of activity on Congress St. from Toole Avenue to Church Avenue will capture you and keep you entertained the entire evening. There is an amazing line up of bands at the 94.9 MIXfm Stage for your entertainment. 2nd Saturdays is an urban street festival that has food to sample, vendors to check out and the magic of street performers to entertain you. Some of the downtown businesses also offer specials or their own entertainment. It’s family friendly and fun for all ages. Many of the vendors and sponsors have drawings during the evening.
The Kids’ Area at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum located at 414 N. Toole has interactive fun for the kids starting at about 5:30pm and a free movie. The movie September 13th will be “Monsters University” (2013) and starts at 6:30pm. Activities also include demonstrations by the Lil’ Kickers from the Maracana Indoor Sports Arena and magician John Coppin. Additionally, there will be a display and kids’ activities provided by both Saguaro National Park and the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail (which goes through Tucson just a few minutes west of downtown.
West Side Rides Car Club: There will be cars from several clubs to make an outstanding Classic Car display.
94.9 MIXfm Scott Ave. Stage:
6:30-7:45pm: Black Cat Bones Blues/Rock/Soul/Jazz
7:45pm: Belly Dance Tucson Special Halloween Show
8-9:15pm: Funky Bonz Funk/Blues/Reggae/Rock
9:15pm: Belly Dance Tucson Special Halloween Show
9:30-10:30pm: Sun Bones Harmony-Driven Indie Rock
FOX THEATRE, 17 W. Congress St., Girls Night: The Musical has been thrilling audiences and earning raves from critics throughout North America since it began touring after its sensational Off-Broadway debut. This touching and hilarious ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends.
HOTEL CONGRESS, 311 E. Congress St., SATURDAZE DANCE PARTY
10pm, FREE, 21+ Join our resident DJs Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, Jalph, & Andrew Shuta for what has become one of Tucson’s funnest Saturday nights. Free entry, $4 Stoli flavors & Maker’s Mark, & all your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. DO NOT forget your dancing shoes.
RIALTO THEATRE: 318 W. Congress St., award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops
8pm, all ages, $22-30
2nd Saturdays starts at 5pm and last until 10:30pm. Look for more details, parking and the complete schedule atwww.2ndsaturdays.com.
Sponsors for 2014 are: AT&T, Community Partnership of Southern Arizona, CenturyLink, Click Automotive Team, Crest Insurance, DTP, Elegant Thought, Hotel Congress, Hotel Tucson Center Inn Suites, Imperial Valet, 94.9MIXfm Radio, KOLD-TV Channel 13, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, ParkWise, The Herbert, The Pioneer Building, The Rialto Block Project, Scott Stiteler & Rudy Dabdoub and Visit Tucson.
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