Scenes from the popular downtown event, which will happen every Thursday evening through the summer.
Cassandra Park, a Colorado Mesa University student, enjoys a couple pieces of melon from the Hatch Haven stand at the farmers market.
Tonya Tow, center, and her son Austin try some line dancing at the Farmers Market.
McKayla Barefoot pears out of the turret of the MCSD Bearcat assault vehicle.
Ten-week -old Isaac Boulden couldn’t stay awake for the festivities as he was carried by his dad John.
Gered Dale of Grand Junction enjoys the last of a Early Red Haven at the Early Morning Orchard booth. Dale says he buys a whole flat two times a week when the peaches are ripe.
Ronin Lee, 11, demonstrates some tricks with a diablo at the farmers market. His dad Aman Sircus has been entertaining the crowds with yo-yos, juggling and unicycle riding for years.
Shawn Crawleigh stops to pet one of the horses with the Absolute Prestige carriage ride at the Farmers Market.
A homeless man, who didn’t want to be identified, begs on Main Street during the Farmers Market.
Brandon Lamere, 26, of Loveland looks for less traffic at the Downtown Farmers Market to ride his homemade long board. He found an old water ski and some huge trucks to make a very lengthy board.
A young man displays one of the positive images his group promotes.
Alexia Thompson, 11, of Grand Junction reaches for the mister on a booth to cool off during a stroll through the market.
Cooper Rogers puts a smile on her mom Lawana as the family listens to a band at the Farmers Market.
Sawyer Park, 2, of California who is visiting grandparents in Fruita explores the sculpture “Chrome on the Range” at the Farmers Market.
George Lewis, left, with the Western Slope Combined Honor Guard stands at ease while carrying Old Glory.
Jack Caldwell, 5, dances to some Bluegrass music at the Farmers Market.
A woman displays Old Glory at the Farmers Market.
A boy climbs a portable climbing wall. Veteran’s services were highlighted last week during the Farmers Market.
Kiana Gonzales, 4, joyfully dances to the music.
Children twirl on the Walter Walker piece during the Farmers Market.
A street musician entertains at the Farmers Market.
The Wooden Roses booth offers an unusual floral option.
The market attracts performance artists like this bride and groom appearance.
Each week more produce comes into season.
Kettle corn is availabe at the Farmers Market.
Palm reader Melinda Sharon Wilson gazes into the customers lifeline.
Jaden Redeye, 5, plugs his ears in case a balloon pops as he waits his turn to one at the Farmers Market.
Debbie Joy holds a portrait of Mark Twain painted by artist Sarah Oakley who was painting at the market.
The 2011 market is a popular Thursday night event so far this year.
Isabella Brown, 7 months, loves to be to be swung around by her grandpa Tom Feller.
Brothers Rodney, 5, left and Mymphis Stewart, 6, of Delta try the early cherries from Bikki’s fruit stand at the first 2011 Downtown Farmers Market.
Grandfather Dennis Hall of Grand Junction still has some moves according to his granddaughter, Erika, 11, of Austin, Texas.
Splashing along Main Street
Slow skate at the Downtown Farmers Market
Two boys eat slices of pizza, some of the variety of food at the Farmers Market, both ready to eat and raw.
The splash pad at Fifth and Main Streets is very popular with the younger set.
Kasandre Kuss, 21 months, isn’t convinced that the big bird is not scary, as her grandpa Michael Morgan of Palisade watches on.
If nothing else, the Farmers Market is a nice place to walk and enjoy the scenery.
Spectators watch dancers do the jitterbug.
A huge crown followed the lead of dance instructers and strutted in unison at the intersection of Fifth and Main Streets.
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