New Friday Night Fun series will launch May 5. Farmers market will resume May 6. Both events will be at Stanbery Park.

MOUNT WASHINGTON – Residents wondering what to do on the weekend will be happy to know Mount Washington will kick off its farmers market Saturday, May 6.

However, in an effort to extend the celebration, a monthly live event series will also launch the same weekend.

Stanbery Park Friday Night Fun will be 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 5, at the park, 2221 Oxford Ave. The inaugural concert will feature the funk rock music of Candygram. Admission will be free.

The Friday Night event series will continue monthly through September with two Friday night events planned in August.

The farmers market will also be at Stanbery Park and run weekly from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through September.

“We’re trying to build on the success of last year and keep the positive energy,” said Wade Johnston, a Mount Washington resident and member of the Stanbery Park…