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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Events & Activities at the Market!

August is already flying by, but there is still plenty of time to stock up on your favorite summer produce items while enjoying all our extra market events!  Find us every Saturday morning and Wednesday evening on 7th Avenue--through the end of October!  

Saturday, August 26
Live music by Jane McCoy
Breakfast Burritos & Bierocks by Keko's Kitchen
Expected products: tomatoes, cantaloupe, watermelon, zucchini, squash, beets, potatoes, onions, cucumbers, apples, honey, cinnamon rolls, muffins, breads, cookies, pie bites, jewelry, glass fusion pieces, original art and MORE!

Wednesday, August 30
Kansas Free for Arts' Summer Concert Series & Ice Cream Social
Bring your shopping bag & your lawn chair for the last KFA concert of the season.  We'll also be serving up root beer floats and ice cream sundaes at the market canopy!

Saturday, September 9
Veggie Power Club for Kids | Sponsored by the Emporia Lions Club
Great American Market: Downtown Street Fair
Bring the kids for our monthly Veggie Club meet-up at 9am under the market canopy.  Enjoy browsing the hundreds of vendor booths set up on Commercial Street during the Great American Market! 

Saturday, September 30
The Longest Lunch, 12-4pm
Purchase a lanyard & enjoy an afternoon of "secret menu" items during Eat Drink Be Local's Longest Lunch.  The market will be set up inside Twin Rivers winery featuring delicious (and local!) flavors of fall.  Follow Eat Drink Be Local on Facebook for event updates!

Tuesday, October 3
High Tunnel Workshop, 6-7:30pm
Join EFM vendor & board member, John Conway, & NRCS rep Tracy Karcher for an informative class on construction, growing tips & helpful techniques for installing a high tunnel on your property. Tracy will provide an overview of available funding opportunities & application procedures.  The class will be held at the Lyon County Extension office meeting room.  Advanced registration required.

Saturday, October 21
Health Fest at the Flinthills Mall, 9am-1pm
After you're done shopping at the market, swing by the Flinthills Mall & learn about all the healthy resources and community incentives at Healthier Lyon County's annual "Health Fest" event!