Smashin' Summer Saturdays continues in downtown Paducah this week with local jazz band Captain Freddy and the Rivercats at the gazebo, according to Paducah Main Street.
The band's background includes symphony, big band, Dixieland, blues, progressive jazz, gospel, and rock 'n' roll, and members include Tony Brown on trombone, Jimmy Sells on bass, and Fred Laude singing and on banjo.
According to a Paducah Main Street news release, violinist Ian Bastida will also play from 10 a.m. to noon at the gazebo. Also at the gazebo will be Art Ã la Carte, where local artists will display their talents.
Smashin' Summer Saturdays' free market-to-market horse-drawn shuttle service will also continue. The free rides between the downtown Farmer's Market and Market House Square run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weather permitting.
The farmers' market sits at the corner of 2nd and Monroe streets, and operates Monday through Saturday in May through Nov. from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call Molly Tomasallo at 270-444-8508 for more information.
New this year, Smashin' Summer Saturdays - organized by Paducah Main Street in conjunction with the Parks Services Department, downtown businesses and cultural venues - will be held through Aug. 2.