Residents are invited to sample, sip and unwind in Downtown Rolla.

The Rolla Downtown Business Association is still hosting the Downtown Dishes and Drinks event with extended hours to facilitate less overcrowding. 

Residents can stroll the streets of Downtown Rolla to sample food and drinks from some of Rolla’s downtown bars and restaurants, while enjoying an afternoon and evening of food, fun and entertainment from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. 

A free shuttle service will be provided by USA Express. Food and drink specials will be offered. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. 

Rolla’s 4th Dimension will be hosting Downtown at Sundown Childcare from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickers are $15 per child. Downtown at Sundown Childcare is limited to 10 kids under 2 years old, and 30 kids 2 to 10 years old. Pizza, snacks and drinks will be provided by Elissa’s at Benton Square. Reservations are recommended, call 573 -426-4999.

Businesses participating in the event include:

— Alex’s Pizza Palace

— Di Trapani’s Bistro on the Square

— Public House Brewing Co. 

— The Brick

— Hoppers Pub and Restaurant, 66 Brews on Tap

— Taco and Burrito Express

— Sidney’s

Advance Tickets are available at participating businesses, the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce or on the Rolla Downtown Facebook page.