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Michelle Torres, of Martinez, purchases fruit at the farmers market on Main Street in Martinez, Calif., on Friday, May 16, 2014. The new Fridays farmers market is held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. from June until September. The Car Cruise-in and Music event is also held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in downtown on Fridays. (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.