Carroll County Farmers Market
2016  Market Dates

SPRING MARKETS 

Saturdays Only -  8:00am - 2:00pm

March 26 -  Easter Show -  (coupon giveaway and visit by the Easter Bunny) 

                    Music - The Brill Brother's

April 23 - Spring Fling -  (free drawing for gift baskets) 

                    Music - Donna Nomick on the Hammered Dolcimer

May 7 - Mother's Day Show - ( free plant giveaway to first 500 mothers)

                    Music - The Brill Brother's

 

 

SUMMER MARKETS

Saturdays Only - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Master Gardener's will hold clinics every Saturday to answer your gardening questions.

June 11 - Opening Day -                                        demonstrations: -

June 18 - Anniversary Day - (free cake and punch) Also a free Fathers Day Drawing for BBQ Spices and a set of four Oriole Tickets!

                                       demonstration: -   Herdis Moser - Knitting and Crocheting

  music: The Brill Brothers

                                                                 

June 25 - Early Summer - (early fresh fruits and produce) Quilt making day.  Vendors will have quilts on display throughout the buildings. 

                                       demonstrations: -  Joyce Lizor - English Paper Piecing and Hand Applique

                                                                      

July 2 - Holiday Weekend - (let us help you with your picnic planning) 

                                       demonstration:

 

July 9 - Christmas in July - (free drawing for vendor donations)

                                        demonstration: -  Connie Merryman - Candelwicking, Carol Linden - Christmas Stamping

 music:

 

July 16 - Home Party Day -(featuring home party consultants)

                                         demonstration:- Rick Barrick - Chair Caning, K. Marie Criddle - Drawing a Portrait

July 23 - The Best of Summer - featuring tomatoes, sweet corn and all the best produce of summer. 

                                        demonstration: --

 

July 30 - Fair Week - (market is outside on lower parking lot)

Aug. 6 -  Fair Week - (market is outside on lower parking lot)

 

Aug. 13 -Peach Festival -(featuring free peach treats, peach ice cream, sundaes, cobblers, pies and cakes for purchase, and The General Store Band) Open til 2:00pm. 

                                           demo- Joan Betzold - Basket Weaving

music:- The General Store Band

Aug. 20 - Heirloom Tomato Festival, hosted by the Master Gardeners. (featuring tomato tastings, seed exchanges, and recipes).

                                            demo- Diane Bauer - Artwork of Pet Portraits

music: The Brill Brothers

Aug. 27 - Big Basket Giveaway - (announce the winner of the Big Basket Drawing)

                and Back to School Day - (free drawing for school supplies and gift baskets for Moms) 

                                            demo- Susan Atkinson - Making Pine Needle Baskets 

Sept. 3 - Harvest Day - (last day of summer market, let us help you with your Labor Day picnics)

                                      

music:

                                                           

CELEBRATING FALL

FALL SHOW ON OCTOBER 1st   HOURS 8:00AM - 2:00PM. 

CHRISTMAS MARKET DATES

Saturdays - 8:00am - 2:00pm

November 5 - Author's Day - (come meet 29 local authors for book signing and sales)

                                              Music by: Donna Nomick - Hammered Dolcimer

November 12 - Art Guild Show and Sale - (featuring local artists and their works of art)

                                              Music by: The Brill Brother's  

November 19 - Open House - (free vendor coupon drawing with free punch and cake)

                                             Music by: Scott Barrett - guitar

                                                            (all proceeds from CD sales donated to the Maryland Food Bank) 

 

November 26 - Bring a Friend Day

                                             Music by: Strings on Wings (guitar and fiddle)  

December 3 - Santa will visit.

                                           Music by: The Brill Brother's

December 10 - Greens Sale - (don't forget to place your orders with your favorite vendors)

                                          Music by: Strings on Wings

December 17 - Greens Sale and Last Market of the Season

                                           Music by: Jo and Wayne Morrison (Celtic Harp and Bag Pipes)

 

Music provided weekly by On Common Ground Musicians

 (The Market will try to be open regardless of bad weather

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