Catfish and Friends — from left, Phil Minas, bass and vocals; Ray "Catfish" Copeland, guitar, ukelele and vocals; and Wayne Smith, guitar and vocals — bring their old-time rock, blues, folk and Grateful Dead tunes to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday. Not pictured are drummer Jeff Minnieweather and vocalist Marilyn Woods. Courtesy photo


Catfish and Friends visit market Wednesday

By August 13, 2011

Catfish and Friends bring their old-time rock, blues, folk and Grateful Dead tunes to Picnic in the Park on Wednesday from 5 to 8:30 p.m. in Central Park, Fourth and C streets.

Catfish and Friends are longtime veterans of the Northern California music scene and this is their second appearance at Picnic in the Park.

The Davis Farmers Market is full of seasonal produce, including melons, tomatoes, corn, blackberries, strawberries, peaches, nectarines, apples, grapes, plums, avocados, string beans, bok choy, greens, lettuces, herbs, carrots and potatoes plus local free-range cheese, eggs, honey, olive oil, jams, dried fruit, nuts and flowers.

Visitors are invited to bring a picnic dinner or buy one from the food fair vendors, including Caffé Italia, The Buckhorn, ciocolat, Davis Creamery, El Mariachi, Fat Face, The Hotdogger, Kathmandu Kitchen, Monticello, Mustard Seed, Raja Indian Cuisine, Santa Fe Trading Co., Steve’s Pizza and Thai Recipes.

Members of Soroptimist International of Davis host the beer and wine booth, with proceeds benefiting local charities.

Children’s entertainment includes the bicycle-powered carousel, the Rocknasium’s climbing structure, bounce houses, face-painting and balloon-maker Dilly Dally the Clown.

For more information, call (530) 756-1695 or visit www.davisfarmersmarket.org.

Enterprise staff

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