Free events take place throughout downtown from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8. The main stage on Scott Avenue features Arizona Opera's Gift of Music
, Hey, Bucko, and Stuart Oliver and the Desert Angels. A kids' area in the south parking lot of the Chase Bank building at 2 E. Congress St. features a fire-truck adventure zone, Santa Claus, the 7 Pipers Band (bagpipes), a sidewalk parade and a screening of It's a Wonderful Life.
FC Tucson and Street Soccer host pick-up soccer om the lot between Scott Street, Stone Avenue, Jackson Avenue and Broadway Boulevard. Gospel music by the Sacred Soul Choir and jazz fusion, African, hip-hop and soul music is featured in La Placita Village, 110 S. Church Ave. Street activities include mimes, buskers, stilt-walkers, living statues, car clubs, food trucks and vendors. Visit 2ndsaturdays.com
for more information including an entertainment schedule and site map.