Calendar

We are working on our 2017 calendar.  We will be adding in Food Demos, health screening days and other fun activities.  Here is what we have planned so far:

  • May 11 – Mother’s Day craft
  • May 18 – make and take home a salad bowl garden
  • May 25 – Business Expo with the Manchester Chamber of Commerce & Chef Judy will be hosting a food demo with free samples, and Women’s Clothing Swap under the Pavilion.
  • June 1 – Kathy Walz is a Behavior Health Navigator from St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital will be at the market to talk about her role and how she can help area residents.
  • June 8 – Marks Farm will host a petting zoo
  • June 15 – Janine Staudinger, RN CDE will be visiting the market from St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital to talk about Diabetes.  Also the 1st day of the Kid’s Activity Tent, a free event to encourage kids to Eat Better ,  Move More and spend less time on electronic devices
  • June 22 – Kid’s Activity Tent & Fairy Festival
  • June 29 – Dairy Week with free ice cream, Chef Judy will be hosting a food demo with free samples & Kid’s Activity Tent
  • July 6 – Kid’s Activity Tent
  • July 13 – We are moving to Alumni Field to be near the Manchester Fair, the Kid’s activity tent will be moved too
  • July 20 – Chicken Broil – get a take out dinner and come to the park to eat and browse the market and enjoy the kid’s activity tent
  • July 29 – Franks will bring their yummy Gelato (free), Kid’s Activity Tent and Chef Judy will be doing a food demo with free samples
  • August 3  – Manchester’s 150th year Celebration, the market will be at Wurster Park with lots of fun things to do.  Go to the Emanual Church Ice Cream Social for dinner, come to Farmers Market to shop, and stay for the special Gazebo Concert with starts at 7:30 pm.  NOW THIS IS A DAY TO INVITE OUT OF TOWN FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO MANCHESTER!
  • August 10 – Chalk Art Contest with Prizes, Kids’ Activity Tent
  • August 17 – Kids Biz day for kids to sell items they have made over the summer, $1 vendor fee for kids, Kid’s Activity Tent
  • August 24 – Chef Judy will do a food demo with free samples, Kid’s Activity Tent
  • August 31 – Kid’s Activity Tent, Kathy Walz, Behavior Health Navigator from St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Hospital will be at the market, come meet her and learn about her role in the community.
  • September 7 – Produce and flower contest, everyone can enter their summer produce and flower arrangements for prizes
  • September 14 – Chef Judy will host a cooking demo with free samples
  • September 21 – Make a scarecrow
  • September 28 – apple festival, Chef Judy hosts a food demo with free samples
  • October 5 – still planning this week, any ideas??
  • October 12 – it’s Fire Safety week!
  • October 19 – pumpkin painting
  • October 26 – Customer appreciation day – details available at the market, healthy trick or treats