The Farmers’ Market Association Kingston has posted its Summer and Fall Events Calendar for 2017.
Check out the list below and visit memorialcentrefarmersmarket.ca approximately 4 weeks before each event for more details. 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 School 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.
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, music by Kitchen Gypsies, yoga at 10am, and treats for Mom! – Join the YMCA of Kingston Youth Recreation and Summer Camp Team for a day of activities designed to get kids moving!
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
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Bring your picnic blankets, baskets, and your whole family for a stellar morning at market. Featuring Fathers’ Day crafts, music by Andrew Mack Band, yoga class at 10am, and treats for Dad! – Join the YMCA of Kingston Youth Recreation and Summer Camp Team for a day of activities designed to get kids moving!
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 & 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. RSVP to 613.572.7059 or memorialcentrefarmersmarket.ca.
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 15th – Mini-Oktoberfest w/ MacKinnon Bros. (NOTE: originally scheduled for October 1st)
Local sausage, pretzels, mustard, and potato salad by Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market Vendors. Beer on tap served by MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co. Featuring live music and kids’ activities.