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Robert McLeod, of Rodeo, looks at the engine of a 1953 Studebaker Starliner, owned by Lynn Johnson, of Martinez, on display during the Car Cruise-in and Music event held in downtown Martinez, Calif., on Friday, May 16, 2014. The car show is held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Fridays from June until September. The new Friday evening farmers market was also held on Main Street. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group)

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Plum good!

A new Friday evening farmers market opened in downtown Martinez on May 16, and with the Car Cruise-in and Music event, the Fridays on the Main & Market event was launched. The market is from 4-8 p.m., and the car show and music event is from 6-8 p.m. through Sept. 12. Michelle Torres of Martinez, above, purchases fruit from a stand, while Randall Epperson, of Modesto, below left, bags up an artichoke. At the car show, left, a crowd gathers around one of the polished-to-perfection vehicles on display along Main Street.




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