• What: ‘Magic of the Night’

• When: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m.

• Where: Downtown Sonora.

• Admission: Free.

• Info: sonoraca.com, (209) 532-7725.

Classic cars, live music, children’s activities and much more will all be featured when the City of Sonora presents its annual “Magic of the Night” celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday along Washington Street in downtown Sonora.

Musical acts include Mario Flores Latin Jazz Band in Courthouse Park, BluesBox Bayou Band in Coffill Park, Ken Axein front of Sonora Joe’sCoffee Shoppe, Leilani Villamor outside of The Union Democrat and Driftwood Dave and the Driftones across from City Hall. Rockin’ Rick and The Rhythm Wranglers and Johnny Devil and His Sins will play at the Sonora Fire Museum and Senior Lounge.

A Sound Extreme disc jockey also will spin tunes in the Yosemite Title Company parking lot, where members of the Mother Lode Corvettes will display their cars. Jackson Street will be lined with cars owned by members of the Mother Lode Antique Auto Club and Sonora Model A Car Club.

Hard Luck Lin will entertain with old-fashioned games in front of Let’er Buck, and Captain Encouragement will be at the Sonora Opera Hall along with Internet games.

Other children’s activities include a bounce house and face painting next to Heart Rock Cafe on Jackson Street. There will also be a clown at Coffill Park.

The Sonora Fire Museum will have antique fire trucks on display and will lead free museum tours.

Nearby, the historic Red Church and Sonora United Methodist Church will also host open houses.

The evening will conclude at Courthouse Park with a fire show by Sonora-based Tinder Fire Dancers, who will make their “Magic of the Night” debut about 8:30 p.m.

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