ArtFare Endless Summer Block Party

1 08 2009

Free event will have bands, kid activities

What it is: The Endless Summer Block Party on Sixth Avenue. ArtFare’s Block Party to Celebrate Tucson’s Birthday

Who it’s for: This is an event for the whole family — from the youngest to the oldest and all in between. Jumping Castle til 6 pm.

When it is: 4-Midnight. Saturday.

Where it is: Downtown at 55 N. Sixth Ave. — between Pennington and Congress streets.

Who’s doing it: ArtFare

What it costs: Free.

Who to call: 520-903-0918

The particulars:

Tucson Academy of Leadership and Arts, a K-8 charter school for the performing arts, will be hosting an open house during the 4-6 pm slot. This is an open house for enrollment. Activities will take place in the street and on the third floor of the school. A jumping castle for the little ones.

ArtFare Artists will take over the ballroom on the third floor of the school with exhibitions of Dance, Singing, Youth Groups etc.

Tucson Birthday Ambassadors will be on hand to provide information about the other activities in the monthlong celebration of Tucson’s 234th birthday.

A stage will be set up in the street for live music and dance throughout the evening.  A beer “garden” will open around 7 pm kicking off the “adult swim” portion of the evening. Burger City will serve as the “beer garden”. Local bands will perform.

Vendors will be serving burgers, hotdogs and street roasted corn will be available and much much more.

ArtFare is a 501 c 3 non-profit arts organization and this is the 6th year celebrating the Endless Summer of Tucson.

We are also celebrating the 100th birthday of Tucson Birthday Celebration’s founder, Cele Peterson.

Dignitaries, Artists, and UA students as well as downtown residents and the curious are all invited to attend

This is an event for the whole family — from the youngest to the oldest and all in between.

Hosts: ArtFare.org; Providence Service Corporation; Tucson Academy of Leadership & Arts; Old Pueblo Theatrical Solutions

What it costs: Free.

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