It runs the full length of Main Street, from Business 20 all the way down to the intersection with Butler Bridge Road. There are pockets where you’ll find multiple vendors who sell fresh fruits and vegetables, all kinds of arts and crafts, from really interesting aprons to decorative items for table tops or to hang on the wall, or in the case of bird houses, outside your living room window. There are those who offer jewelry and custom knitted items from wash cloths to towels, sweaters and other knits for all ages. They even had a raffle for a really attractive quilt.
There was even a fella who sells brand new violins for $100, bow and case included that he assembles himself. His name is Paul. So if you’ve ever thought about getting your child into music at an early age for low cost, this might be the way to go. Or maybe for yourself if you’ve always wanted to get into a honky-tonk blues band you’ve dreamed about getting famous with. You can get a hold of Paul at 541-270-6119.
And of course it’s always a delight to enjoy summer’s in Toledo which are always at least 10 to 20 degrees warmer than the coast coupled with a delightful absence of wind. There’s lots of good (and comfortable) exercise while walking between spots up and down Toledo’s Main Street, getting familiar with all the interesting little vendor nooks and crannies that feels more like a treasure hunt than a street market. Again, it’s every Thursday, all up and down Main Street in Toledo, from 10am to 2pm.
And it just so happened we flipped a switch on our still camera into “Movie” mode and captured a little song performed by a set of musicians on Main Street, entertaining folks as they wander about the Toledo Farmers Street Market. Here’s an old favorite….