This mostly free downtown event gets under way at 6 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 12. Spirit Familia, Planet Jam and Kristen Chandler perform on the Scott Avenue Stage, and Terence Blanchard joins the monthly soul show hosted by Kevin and Tanishia Hamilton of Southwest Soul Celebration on a new Fifth Avenue stage. Activities for kids include a jumping castle and a screening of the film Cars
. Car clubs, street performers and dozens of food vendors line Congress Street, and a concert by Up With People takes place at the Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.; $10. Visit 2ndsaturdays.com
for more information.