This promotion began May 31 and runs through August 2. It gives folks a chance to experience the uniqueness of Downtown Paducah.
During Smashin’ Summer Saturdays, the Farmers’ Market Network of Paducah is in full swing. The market, located at North 2nd and Monroe Streets, offers numerous produce, baked goods, and artisan vendors. The Market is open Monday through Saturday 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. through mid-November.
In addition to the Farmers’ Market, folks can take a free Market to Market Carriage Ride from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The carriage will take riders to and from Market Square and the Farmers’ Market.
Shoppers will be able to enjoy downtown restaurants, shop at the sidewalk sales at participating businesses, and find that must-have item at Paducah’s specialty shops. Many of cultural venues including Market House Theatre, the Carson Center, Yeiser Art Center, and Maiden Alley Cinema will have special Saturday attractions as well.
This week at the gazebo located at Second and Broadway, musical entertainment will add to the atmosphere from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. and then from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the jazzy sounds of Captain Freddy and the River Cats. They bring a vast background of symphony, Big Band, Dixieland, Blues, Progressive Jazz, Gospel and good old Rock and Roll to their performances. The talented group includes Tony Brown on trombone, Jimmy Sells on bass, and Fred Laude on banjo and vocals. They have played at several local festivals and night spots in addition to engagements on the Mississippi Queen Riverboat.For more information about Smashin’ Summer Saturdays, contact Downtown Development Specialist-Paducah Main Street Director Melinda Winchester at (270) 444-8690 or visit www.paducahmainstreet.org.
Information provided by Pam Spencer
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