Dulcimer Music, Local Produce, Fine Art and Craft, and Stage Combat Practice at Saturday’s Riverwalk Market Fair

Look for dulcimer music, stage combat practice for young people, fresh local produce, and the area’s finest art and craft at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday June 14 from 9 am to 1 pm in Downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

Seasonal Produce From Local Farmers, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Craft

Adam Weeks of Mississippi Hills

Adam Weeks of Mississippi Hills

Farmers have early spring produce such as fresh-picked early salad greens, spinach, rhubarb, radishes, kale, and green onions, along with a variety of bedding plants, eggs, goat milk soap, and flowers. Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads and delicious sweet and savory pastries jams, jellies, jams, pickles and BBQ.

Watercolors, handcrafted leather goods, ceramics, fused glass art, fiber art, hand crafted accessories, and jewelry are among the art and fine crafts for sale. (For a complete list of the vendors scheduled for this Saturday visit (www.RiverwalkMarketFair.org.)

Mississippi Hills Fresh Produce, Jams, Jelly, Pickles, and Green Tomato Relish.

In addition to spinach, salad greens, kale, and green onions, Adam Weeks of Mississippi Hills CSA will bring his signature jams, jellies, pickles and salsa. Adam’s Riverwalk favorite salsa is inspired by his grandmother’s recipe, with chili peppers, bell peppers, cumin, and cayenne. Try out Adam’s latest creation, his crowd-pleasing green tomato relish.

Pottery by Tom Willis

Pottery by Tom Willis

Tom Willis Pottery and Judy Saye-Willis Fiber, Jewelry, and Book Art

Judy Saye-Willis brings to Riverwalk her bead jewelry, hand-dyed silk scarves, and hand-crafted books. Judy creates one-of-a-kind jewelry with strong eye appeal that is easy to wear and speaks to the individual wearer, using glass beads, freshwater pearls, semi-precious stones, crystals and silver beads. (www.judysaye.clearsiteinternet.com) Judy’s husband, potter Tom Willis, creates functional pottery inspired by techniques from Japan, China, and Korea. (www.tomwillispottery.com)

Hammered Dulcimer Music and Stage Combat Practice! for Young People

Stage combat technique for youth hosted by the Great River Shakespeare Company, Winona.

Stage combat technique for youth hosted by the Great River Shakespeare Company, Winona.

Acclaimed hammered dulcimer player and singer Kathleen Johnson (www.kathleen-johnson.com) returns to Riverwalk Market Fair with music from France, Scotland, early America, and the Irish music revival of the 20th Century.

Find out how onstage fights really happen! Riverwalk is delighted to welcome members of the Great River Shakespeare Company of Winona who will present demonstrations and practice in basic hand-to-hand stage combat techniques (no weapons used). Recommended for youth ages 11 to 18.  Youth ages 7 to 10 accompanied by an adult, please.  (www.grsf.org)

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