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Tucson, AZ, -Jan. 2, 2014— 2nd Saturdays is proud to welcome these new sponsors on board for 2014: CPSA, CenturyLink, Crest Insurance, Elegant Thought, The Herbert, Scott Stiteler and Rudy Dabdoub, and Visit Tucson. MIXfm 94.9 Radio and Journal Broadcast take over as the new radio sponsors. Sponsors that will hold over from 2013 and continue to sponsor into 2014 are: the Click Automotive Team, DTP, DesertLeaf, Hotel Congress, Hotel Tucson City Center Inn Suites, KXCI Community Radio, KOLD T.V. Channel 13, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, ParkWise, the Pioneer Building, and The Rialto Block Project.
Earlier winter hours has 2nd Saturdays kicking off at 2p.m. and going until 8p.m. on January 11th. Downtown streets will be full of activities from the Kids’ Area at the So. Arizona Transportation Museum all the way down Congress to the Fox Theatre. Families can walk and enjoy Downtown starting at 2p.m. and find plenty to do until 8p.m. While there make sure the kids make it to the FREE movie at the So. Ariz. Transportation Museum, 414 N. Toole (at 5th Ave), at 5:30pm—”March of the Penguins” presented by Cinema La Placita. There will be Interactive activities for all from approx. 4pm. while at the museum.
The outdoor 94.9 MIXfm Stage:
3-4:15pm: K-Bass (exciting Reggae/Afro-Pop)
4:30-5:30pm: Andy See & His Swinging Jamboree (Rockabilly)
5:45-7pm: The Tangelos (eclectic Folk-based Desert Rock)
The Kids Area and the Southern AZ. Transportation Museum located at the Historic Train depot at 414 N. Toole Ave. will partner with Cinema La Placita and 2nd Saturdays to bring kids’ activities, face painting, choo choo rides and a free movie. Admission is free and the fun begins at 4pm with the movie “March of the Penguins” beginning at 5:30pm. (The Museum opens at 10am every Saturday but will run 10am to 8pm in partnership with 2nd Saturdays).
FOX THEATRE, 17 W. CONGRESS ST. Free–this show is Free in Collaboration with 2nd Saturdays
7:00pm: Run Boy Run
Existing in the tension between tradition and frontier, Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Contest winner and Prairie Home Companion guest, Run Boy Run, truly exceeds the sum of its parts with touches of classical, jazz, and folk.
RIALTO THEATRE: 318 W. Congress St., TBA
Hotel Congress: 311 E. Congress, 21+ FREE
10pm: Join resident DJs Bob Felix, Sid the Kid, & Jalph for what has become one of Tucson’s funniest Saturday nights. All your favorite hits from yesterday and today on two stages. DO NOT forget your dancing shoes.
Congress Street is open to automobile traffic. You can easily visit your favorite restaurant or bar. Come join in the activities and fun. Its’ easier to get around downtown than ever.
2nd Saturdays Downtown WINTER HOURS run from 2pm to 8pm. Sponsors are: CPSA, CenturyLink, Click Automotive Team, Crest Insurance, DesertLeaf Magazine, DTP, Elegant Thought, Hotel Congress, Hotel Tucson Center Inn Suites MIXfmdio, KOLD-TV Channel 13, KXCI 91.3FM Community Radio, MEB Property Management, QuikPrint, ParkWise, The Herbert, The Pioneer Building, The Rialto Block Project, and Scott Stiteler & Rudy Dabdoub and Visit Tucson. For more details, a full schedule and parking maps and directions go to www.2ndsaturdays.com
For images and information regarding performers, please contact: Program Director, Jamie Manser at 520-270-3213 firstname.lastname@example.org