Americana Music Duo Bobby and Christine, Home-made Bread, and Award Winning Watercolors at Saturday’s Riverwalk Market Fair
Northfield’s Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday, September 13, from 9 am to 1 pm – rain or shine. Located Downtown on Bridge Square. Summer Produce, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Craft.
Summer Produce, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Craft
Farmers have summer produce including fresh-picked salad greens, green beans, broccoli, zucchini, Asian and head cabbage, kohlrabi, cucumber, kale, potatoes, carrots and herbs, along with eggs, and flowers. Locally grown heirloom, cherry, and Roma tomatoes are now available, as well as new crop fall apples. Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads and delicious sweet and savory pastries jams, jellies, jams, and pickles.
Photographs, handcrafted leather goods, ceramics, fused glass art, fiber art, greeting cards, hand crafted accessories, and jewelry are among the art and fine crafts for sale.
Fresh Bread from Crack of Dawn Bakery
Crack of Dawn bakes home-made, European style, crusty, free-formed bread. Staple breads available every week are a white boule, a light whole wheat boule, an asiago-herb focaccia, and several gluten-free breads. Each week Chris and Lori Momberg also bake a sweet and a savory weekly specialty bread. “Baking bread has become such a joy for us and something we can work at together,” Lori Momberg says. The couple rolls out of bed before the crack of dawn each Saturday to make their bread fresh for Riverwalk, which inspired the company’s name.
Watercolor Artist Kathy Miller Returns to Riverwalk
Award winning watercolor artist Kathy Miller returns to Riverwalk for three Saturdays, September 13, 20, and 27. One of Riverwalk Market Fair’s most popular artists, Kathy creates floral and landscape watercolor paintings and limited edition prints. Kathy’s “White Peonies” won the prestigious “Best of Show” award at the Minnesota
Watercolor Society’s 2013 Juried Spring Show. Kathy’s “Tomatoes” is featured on Riverwalk Market Fair’s 2014 poster. A former teacher, and always a passionate artist, Kathy fell in love with watercolor as she neared retirement. A watercolor workshop in Giverny, France, site of Claude Monet’s garden, provided Kathy with greater insight, visual perception, and emotional sensitivity in her work. Kathy says, “Being there where Claude Monet painted, and experiencing the light as he did, has had a profound effect on me. I am certain it will forever alter how I see and paint the world around me.”
Twin Cities Musical Duo Bobby & Christine and the Cannon River Watershed Partnership
Bobby Griffiths and Christine Bergland are a Twin Cities musical duo of one guitar and two voices. Their musical sets feature well-known Americana songs, some instrumental picking originals, lots of harmonies, and pleasing arrangements. They play a wide array of ballads and livelier songs from Louis Armstrong to Pete Townshend, from Woody Guthrie to the Beatles. Bobby adores the Grateful Dead, and if Christine had her way the Indigo Girls would be a trio.
The Cannon River Watershed Partnership will host Riverwalk’s kids activity on Cannon River water quality on Saturday. How murky or clear is the water? How much sediment is in the river, and what does that mean for water quality? Come and learn more about the Cannon River.