We are pleased to announce our Summer and Fall Special Events Calendar for 2017! The event descriptions are as follows. Full details will be released on the website at memorialcentrefarmersmarket.ca roughly 4 weeks before each event. All events take place 9am-2pm unless otherwise indicated.
May 7th – October 15th – Yoga Class in the Grass
Join Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market and Janati Yoga for a FREE class in the grass every Sunday 10-11am in front of the Memorial Centre. Instructors rotate each week. Dress for the weather. Yoga is cancelled if raining, but market is open rain or shine!
May 7th – Grand Re-Opening
Join Memorial Centre Farmers Market for their first week outside in front of the Memorial Centre. Featuring live music by Bobby Smith, crafts and activities celebrating spring, yoga at 10am and more!
May 14th – Mothers’ Day Picnic
Bring your picnic blankets, baskets, and your whole family for a lovely morning at market. Featuring Mothers’ Day crafts and games, music by Kitchen Gypsies, yoga at 10am, and treats for Mom!
June 11th – Local Food Week Celebration
Local Food Week takes place in concert with dozens of events happening across the province. Featuring interactive displays, prizes, samples, story telling for Kids, live music, and a local maple rhubarb cake by Bread and Butter Bakery!
June 18th – Father’s Day Picnic
Bring your picnic blankets, baskets, and your whole family for a stellar morning at market. Featuring Fathers’ Day crafts and games, music by Andrew Mack Band, yoga class at 10am, and treats for Dad!
July 23rd – Zucchini 500 Races
What do you get when you put a zucchini on wheels? A silly Zucchini Car! The popular annual Zucchini Car race is chock full of silly fun for all ages. Car-making starts at 9am. Races at 11am sharp.
Join Minotaur Games and Gifts Saturday July 22nd 1-4pm for a Zucchini Car making party at 78 Princess St. All supplies provided free or by donation. RSVP at memorialcentrefarmersmarket.ca to guarantee your spot.
August 20th – Picnic in the Park & Corn Roast
The Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market Annual Corn Roast is a celebration of the harvest season! Bring your picnic blankets, baskets and the whole family for games, prizes, live music, fresh local corn on the cob and watermelon for all.
August 27th – Kid’s Play Market
Kids 12 and under are invited to bring their own table displays and crafts to “play market” for the morning 9am-11am. No food please. RSVP to Emma Barken at 613.572.7059
September 10th – Local Burger Bash
Beef, pork, lamb and veggie patties paired with fresh local toppings, buns, sauces, and salad – ALL from Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market vendors. You won’t find any brand-name ketchup at this burger party! Featuring live music & kid’s activities. $10 for burger & salad.
October 1st – Mini-Oktoberfest w/ MacKinnon Bros.
Local sausage, pretzels, mustard, and potato salad by Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market Vendors. Beer on tap served by MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company. Featuring live music and kids’ activities.
For more information, please contact:
Jolene Cheryl Simko
Marketing & Recruitment Manager
Farmers’ Market Association Kingston