The first Market on the Main Street, an opportunity to get a taste of local entrepreneurs, is planned for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5 on Main Street between Independence and State Streets. Products will include plants, flower starts, outdoor décor, landscape, mulch, food, and bath and body products.

The Market on Main Street is an event sponsored by Monticello Mercantile, a boutique in downtown Monticello. The business will host two Market on Main events: the May Garden Market and a Maker’s Faire in August.

Showcased this Sunday will be Just Bee Acai, the Flower Lady, Moonlight Bakery, and Backyard Beauty Flower Farm, all participants in the Monticello Bootcamp program, and all bringing their expertise along with their quality products to the event. Other vendors specializing in garden art, mulch, and natural bath and body products will be on site. Pending inventory, the Monticello High School FFA will set up with plant sales as well.


Clark the Jazzers, the Monticello Middle School jazz band will perform at 1 p.m. on Main Street.