First Friday Art Walk fun in downtown Vancouver, Washington

A mini pizza at Vinnie's Pizza in downtown Vancouver, Washington, one of many restaurants to enjoy during the First Friday Art Walk (photo by Cheryl Landes) Come to downtown Vancouver, Washington, any first Friday to enjoy rotating art exhibits at the galleries, delicious food, live music, pop-up merchants, happy hour drinks, and activities for the … Continue reading First Friday Art Walk fun in downtown Vancouver, Washington

A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Photo credit: Old Barn Woods and Goods Spend some time in the country on Saturday, September 18, at the Pickintoly Country Junk Market in Waltham, Minnesota. The market will feature at least 25 artisans selling handmade or reclaimed vintage items. Other highlights include a food truck, a coffee bar, and live music by Chuck Wilson … Continue reading A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Downtown Alley Flea Market first Saturdays in Vancouver, Washington

Photo courtesy Unsplash Shop vintage items, clothing, jewelry, furniture, artwork, books, and much more at the Downtown Alley Flea Market at 606 Main Street in Vancouver, Washington. The market is on the first Saturday of the month through September from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 or 4 p.m. Kindred Homestead Supply hosts the flea market in … Continue reading Downtown Alley Flea Market first Saturdays in Vancouver, Washington

Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market in new location

Photo by Cheryl Landes Looking for fresh, locally-grown produce and items from local artisans? Check out the Salmon Creek Farmers' Market in its new location. The market is located at Kaiser Permanente at 14406 NE 20th Avenue in Vancouver, Washington. Plenty of parking is available here. Hours are Tuesday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. through October 5. … Continue reading Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market in new location

Live music at a country junk market in Minnesota on June 12

Photo credit: Old Barn Woods and Goods I learned about this event in an email from singer-songwriter Megan Klevan. She's performing at the Pickintoly Country Junk Market in Waltham, Minnesota, on Saturday, June 12, from 10 a.m. until noon. In addition to the live music, the market will feature 30 artisans selling handmade or reclaimed … Continue reading Live music at a country junk market in Minnesota on June 12

Free concert at 5th Street Public Market June 13

Featured image by Rebecca Jasso from Pixabay Stop at the 5th Street Alley on Sunday, June 13, to hear a free one-hour concert by the Eugene Symphony. The concert features Conducting Fellow Daniel Cho conducting a brass and percussion ensemble. Seating is first-come, first-served. View the full program. This concert is part of the SymphonyGO! … Continue reading Free concert at 5th Street Public Market June 13

Tickets on sale for the 2021 Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts

A giant cream puff, one of fair-goers' favorite treats at The Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts (photo credit: Eastern States Exposition) The Eastern States Exposition, better known as The Big E, has tickets for sale for 17 days of fun in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. This year's dates for the fair are … Continue reading Tickets on sale for the 2021 Big E in Springfield, Massachusetts