When: Sat., March 10 2012
Free events take place throughout downtown from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, March 10. A "Southwest Soul Circuit Playground" in the patio behind the Rialto Building features Kevin and Tanisha Hamilton and special guests including Crystal Stark. Special admission packages are available at the Mars and Beyond exhibit and the Children's Museum Tucson. A stage on Scott Street just south of Congress Street features Up With People, the Cornerstone Band, the Guilty Bystanders and Rich Hopkins and the Luminarios. Foxtails Brigade performs in the Hotel Congress patio, 311 E. Congress St., at 8 p.m. FC Tucson plays five-on-five soccer and offers open-play opportunities in the MLK Apartments parking lot at Fifth and Toole Avenues. The Screening Room at 127 E. Congress St. features an open house with independent Arizona short films screening at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. A kids' area next to the Chase Bank building at 2 E. Congress St. features a jumping castle and a screening of West Side Story. Five-Way Street performs classic rock at the Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St., at 7 p.m.; free. La Cocina Restaurant and Cantina at Old Town Artisans, 201 N. Court Ave., hosts a CD-release party for Way Out West. Activities along the street include buskers, stilt-walkers, classic cars and low-riders, living statues and food trucks. Visit 2ndsaturdaysdowntown.com for more information.