Wiseguys to play at food festival

DOWNEY - The Wiseguys Big Band Machine, a regular at summer concerts in the park, will offer live entertainment at the second annual Taste of Downey food festival taking place Sept. 30 in front of City Hall, city officials announced this week.Thirty local restaurants will take part in the festival, which is from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 for 12 "tastes" from participating restaurants. Tickets are currently on sale at City Hall, the senior center and the Downey Chamber of Commerce. Tickets will also be sold at the event. In addition to the Wiseguys band, visitors can also enjoy an art walk featuring work by Downey artists. Parking will be available in the nearby Civic Center parking lots and across the street at Downey High School. The Taste of Downey event is co-sponsored by Coca-Cola Bottling Company of Southern California and the Chamber of Commerce. For a list of participating restaurants, go to downeyca.org/taste or call (562) 904-7151.

********** Published: September 08, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 21