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Free document shedding, live bands part of Tuesdays downtown farmers market
Amanda Armstrong will be performing Tuesday at the farmers market. - photo by Photo Contributed


• WHAT: Free shredding event
• WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 3 to 7 p.m.
• WHERE: Library Park in downtown Manteca 

You can have personal documents shredded for free and enjoy great music during the downtown farmers market on Tuesday at Library Park.

The free shredding is from 3 to 7 p.m. at Library Park. The free event is being staged through the efforts of the Manteca Police Department and the Manteca Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Manteca has arranged for Shred-It trucks to be on hand. The weekly Library Park farmers market will run concurrently from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

During the farmers market, Kennedy Productions will be providing the entertainment with several talented musicians. Facade, a new upcoming band with their unique alternative rock sound will lay their original songs along with Neon Ink a cover band playing pop and R&R blues.
Also playing will be the popular reggae rock band Braata and Zephry with their classic rock covers. Not only will you be entertained by these talented bands but special acoustic performances by Amanda Armstrong with her pop music and Chelsea Jordan with country music.

To hear Braata’s music you can visit their website at or Facade website at For more information or to book a show contact Gordon Kennedy at 456-7279.

Some of the farmers participating are DePalma Farms that sells peaches, nectarines, nuts, olives, plums, corn and more; Mehl Berry Farms that sells strawberries; Fisher Farms that sells apricots, pluots, plums, apples, pears, grapes, peaches, tomatoes; M & L Campuzano Farms that sells tomatoes, beans, squash, chilies, melons, onions and more.; Four K Farms that sells natural and flavored almonds and walnuts, fruit spreads, fruit butters and almond butter, almond flour, dried fruit, English cucumbers, tomatoes; Chinchiolo Farms that sells apples, cherries, pluots, peaches, nectarines; and M & L Campuzano Farms that sells fresh herbs and more.

For more information contact the CVB at 823-7229.