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Some downtown roads closed this weekend

It is going to be a big weekend downtown.

As my cohort Vivienne Machi explains, the 17th annual Alefest featuring more than 400 beers will be held 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Dave Hall Plaza on South Main Street.

But that's far from all.

Beignets are among the items Lily's Bistro will serve at the Taste of All Things Oregon District. (Source: Facebook/Lily's Bistro)

John Drake will host Drake’s Downtown Gym’s Hot Summer Nights Knockout Alumni Boxing Extravaganza beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the old Greyhound Bus Station,

Kamron Taylor has the 411 on the Taste of all things Oregon District 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Why Taste of the Oregon is a must-go←

All that fun means road closures — a few anyway.

Here is the road closure info the city posted on the Nextdoor app used by neighborhoods:

Beginning Friday evening, Aug. 28 (until Saturday evening, Aug. 29):

• Jefferson Street between Fourth and Fifth streets

• Fourth Street between Main and Jefferson streets

From noon until 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30:

•Fifth Street between Patterson Boulevard and Wayne Avenue

The Dayton Beer Pride Parade kicked off Dayton Beer Week, which is highlighted by AleFest. (Staff photo by Amelia Robinson)

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