• What: Second Saturday Art Night.

• When: Saturday, 5 to 8 p.m.

• Where: Washington Street, downtown Sonora.

• Admission: Free.

Info: 2ndsaturdayartnight.org

Second Saturday Art Night returns to downtown Sonora this weekend with a variety of live music and art displays along Washington Street.

Saturday will be the last Linoberg Art Mart of the season. Stop by Linoberg Street and create with some clay, take a photo of yourself in a mask from the upcoming Handmade Parade or write your thoughts on outdoor chalkboards.

This Second Saturday attraction will return next year.

Art venues along Washington Street include:

Utilitarian Design will host the closing reception of artist Dennis Garcia. Stop in and meet the artist.

Ventana Art Gallery will also feature Sierra Professional Artists for a second month in a row. The group’s annual art show is titled, “Expo #3 — Renewal.”

Studio B (located above the Ventana) will showcase new artist Doris Olsen. The gallery will be open from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Aloft Art Gallery will display Barbra MacNair’s mixed media pieces in the front window. MacNair has been exploring various art forms and media for as long as she can remember. Over the years she has worked with ceramics, fiber art, polymer clay, metal enameling and more. She also makes handmade paper. Her current pieces bring these various media together in new and intriguing ways. She hopes that the multidimensionality of her art engages the viewer in a “deep and satisfying experience.” MacNair recently moved to Sonora from the Bay Area, where she lived for many years.

Making jewelry inside the Aloft will be Alicia Clark Fulcher, who will share her creations called “Spicyheart.” Fulcher was born in Peru and moved to Colorado seeking a new adventure. “No matter where you are just be yourself, be your own wildflower,” she says. Fulcher works with metal and shapes the pieces while paying attention to detail. Currently, Fulcher is using a lot of crystals and gemstones in her pieces while trying new techniques.

Benjamin Fig will display masks by Gwynn Popovac.

Venues featuring live music Saturday include Runway Exchange hosting “Music With Strings Attached,” a piano and cello duet. The duo plays classical, pop and jazz tunes re-imagined in both original compositions and classics.

Look for the banners at these other locations to find music inside: Kelly Flynn at Rustic Roses, Stripped By Hippies at Downtown Shoes, BD Eye at Antique Attic, Keno at Mountain House Holistic Center, The Redneck Ridge Band at Funky Junk (they will be hosting a flashback to classic rock of the 1970s and ’80s), DMV (Doug Parrish, Michael Severin and Virginia Sutherst) at Sharon Malone Lingerie and Sean Brennan and Friends at the Sonora Tap Room.

This month’s Second Saturday Art Night will conclude at Coffill Park with James Faifua and The Jukes performing at the next “After 8” concert.

This five-piece band is dedicated to playing progressive urban blues infused with jazz and funk.

The all-ages show starts at 8 p.m. The cost is $5 and goes towards more events being held in downtown Sonora. A no-host beer and wine bar will be available.

Second Saturday Art Night is a monthly event sponsored by the Sonora Chamber of Commerce — working in partnership with local government, businesses, galleries and the performing arts community — to celebrate the region’s creative spark.

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