2nd Winter Market and Chili Cook-off

The Farmers Market is back in Town Park  from 11 am to 3 pm. Enter or judge the Chili Cook-off. A $5 ticket lets you taste all the chili and vote for your favorite, we had a dozen entries last year, so it’s a bargain. FREE to enter, bring your chili to the Market by 10:30.[…]

First Winter Market and Christmas Tree Fundraiser

The Farmers Market returns to Town Park for on Green Friday from 11 am to 3 pm.  Enjoy free kids activities, listen to Christmas carols, shop for delicious local products  and beautiful crafts and pickup your pre-ordered Christmas trees and wreaths.  

Apple Festival

The Apple Festival is a community-wide event that celebrates apple season. The highlight is a community cider pressing—bring your apples to press with our presses!  We’ll have three-one just for the kids! The Market also offers fresh pressed cider for donation as a fundraiser. The apple dessert contest is always hotly contested and it open[…]

Ice Cream Social Fundraiser

The first one was so much fun, we decided to do it again! Join us for another Ice Cream Social Fundraiser Sunday August 19 from 2-5 pm. We close down Courthouse Street and serve ice Cream with delicious homemade toppings and desserts. $10, kids under 10, $5.  All proceeds go to fund the Farmers Market.

Tomato Festival AND Fiber Day AND Cooking with Chef Jen

Three Events on one day! The Tomato Festival features a People’s Choice tomato salsa contest, free tomato tasting, and new this year,a Tomato pie contest.  Chef Jen will be cooking with tomatoes. And the Fiber Guild joins the Market as well for this fun filled day. This is the last Fiber Day of the season[…]

Kids Day

Free fun for the whole family during the entire Market!  At Kids Day, learn to throw a lasso, print with wood blocks, milk a “cow,” and have fun hula hooping and playing games. All activities are free and open to kids of all ages. Community partners include Cowbody Don, 4H, Virginia Department of Health, Blue[…]

Kids Korner-Shoe planters

This week at the Kid’s Corner we’ll be planting in old shoes!  We’re always looking for ways to teach kids to re-use old items.  What better way to impart this lesson by using old, worn out shoes for planting new plants!  It looks pretty cool too!  Bring your old shoes for planting or use some[…]