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June 6, 2014

This week's bets bets

1) Tour downtown

Bring your family and friends for this arts-based open house tour of downtown Kokomo from 5:30 to 9 tonight. There will be live music on the square featuring the Sound of Music All Star Band, musicians from the Rock Star Academy and special guest Ron Mancuso (formerly with “Wild Cherry” & co-writer of “Play that Funky Music”) to celebrate Sound of Music’s 30 year anniversary.

Artists will be creating chalk art downtown to raise money for Bridges Outreach and Project 117. There will be free pony rides, temporary tattoos, face-painting, crafts, karate demonstrations and balloons. Restaurants will be offering up "Berry Sweet" refreshments.

2) Summer concerts

Bring the family out for a free outdoor show.

Kokomo Summer Concert Series celebrates its opening night with Dr. Hook featuring Ray Sawyer and special guests Pete Flores Band from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday in the Kokomo Arts Pavilion in Foster Park.

Admission is free and a portion of food sales is donated back to Samaritan Caregivers. Visit www.kokomosummerseries.com for more information.

3) Bike Nights

Head to Harley-Davidson of Kokomo Saturday night to listen to Rogers Ritual perform and take a stab at a hot dog eating contest as part of Bike Night.

The event goes from 7 to 10 p.m. There will be cash prizes, and The Social will have a beer garden set up.

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