Category: 2nd Saturdays

El Charro Joins 2nd Saturdays

El Charro joins 2nd Saturdays as a regular at the Rialto Art & Antiquities Patio at 5th Ave. and Congress (enter from 5th Ave side). El Charro will be offering some of their much loved menu items. Check out this venue featuring the music of Tanishia & Kevin Hamilton’s SW Soul Celebration–R & B, Smooth… Read more »

O2 Summer Tri-Camp Will Take Place August 1-5

Downtown’s 02 Modern Fitness will host O2 Summer Tri-Camp from August 1-5. This Summer Triathlon Camp for kids (ages 10 to 15) will feature swimming, stretching, yoga, spin, boot-camp, rides, runs, lectures and more!

Handmade soaps at 2nd Saturdays

Downtown Tucson’s 2nd Saturdays hosts many vendors selling unique items, one of which is From the Girls – Nancy Abens’ hand-made soaps. Nancy learned the trade from her niece, who started making her own soap when she was 17 years old. Nancy loved the process and the results. Today she makes natural products out of… Read more »

Harry and the Potters playing free show for 2nd Saturdays

Harry and the Potters, the rock band that sings songs about Harry Potter and other books, will be playing a free show this Saturday, June 11 at Club Congress from 5-9 p.m. The Tucson Public Library and Bookmans are sponsoring the free all-ages event, and will be there with Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s Toys with books,… Read more »

Tucson’s June 2nd Saturday to Get “Weird”

Tucson, AZ- May 25, 2011–Weird Al Yankovic headlines the Fox Theatre in Tucson on June 11 for a paid performance for the family-friendly street festival, 2nd Saturdays. Weird Al is the undisputed king of pop culture comedy, selling more comedy recordings than any comedy artist in history. The show starts at 8pm. Also a big… Read more »

Southwest Soul Circuit joins 2nd Saturdays at a new venue

It’s time for Tucson’s Soul to come alive! On Saturday, June 11th the Downtown Soul Stage will be located on the patio of the Rialto Arts & Antiquities at 300 E. Congress. There will be plenty of room for dancing, dining or just enjoying the soul. Join Kevin and Tanishia Hamilton as they invite special… Read more »

Tucson’s 2nd Saturdays’ First Anniversary On May 14th Promises To Be A Huge Downtown Event

Tucson, AZ- April 28, 2011–For the first anniversary of 2nd Saturdays, downtown Tucson’s monthly street festival, organizers will pull out all the stops. In addition to the typical activities which include street performers, music, stilt walkers, living statues and vendors, this month’s event will feature a Ferris Wheel on Congress Street in the center of… Read more »

Tell Your Story at 2nd Saturdays

Odyssey Storytelling’s Story Cart will be at the April 9 2nd Saturdays from 5:30 to 7:30pm near the Bus Depot. Come find the cart and tell a story of your own. The article below was originally posted in the Tucson Citizen on January 17, 2011. Odyssey Storytelling is wandering around Tucson looking for your stories…. Read more »

Get Your Music Fix – Zocalo Article on April 9th 2nd Saturdays

Here’s an excerpt from Zocalo’s article on the next 2nd Saturdays Downtown: Get Your Music Fix Downtown’s Free Hook-Up By Jamie Manser Spring is in the air, and the buzzing isn’t only coming from the bees. An inviting, resonant buzz will radiate from 2nd Saturdays Downtown on April 9 with an eclectic variety of sounds… Read more »

City High Hosts Pennington Street Block Party April 9

City High School presents the 3rd annual Pennington Street Block Party on Saturday, April 9. The event highlights youth creativity, learning, and community involvement. This free, family-friendly festival is from 3-7 p.m. along Pennington Street in the heart of downtown Tucson. The Block Party is an annual event that showcases, celebrates, and encourages youth involvement… Read more »