Tonight is Block Party night in downtown Alton. Local music from six different bands will be featured this evening between 5:30 and 10pm, with a chance for one band to open the Big Gig next month. Also this evening, the unveiling of the design for the Miles Davis Memorial Statue that will be placed on West Third Street across from it's intersection with Belle.
Alton Main Street Executive Director Sara McGibany says the music of Miles Davis will be featured to kick off the festivities from 4-5pm:
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Family activities run from 4-7pm, and a Budweiser Clydesdale will stop by between 6-8pm. On Sunday, the rescheduled All Wheels Drive In Car Show will be held. Time Machines Unlimited Car Club will run the show, with 100 to 150 vehicles expected to take part. Vehicle registration goes from 8am until noon and the awards will be handed out at 4pm. The band DD Revival will play 50's and 60's music from 2-4pm.