Saturday Events

Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at September 15, 2018 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music from Russell Franek; fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and crafts, and the Northfield Public Library Book Bike, all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday September 15 from 9 am to 1 pm, rain or shine, in historic downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

 

Seasonal Produce from Local Farmers, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Crafts

Local farmers have summer produce including tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, green peppers, sweet peppers, eggplant, patty pan squash, romaine, green and red butter lettuce, cabbage, Swiss chard, arugula, kale, kohlrabi, fennel, snow peas, spinach, radishes, green onions, potatoes, cilantro, broccoli, apples, and herbs, as well as flower and handmade natural soaps.

Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, cookies and cupcakes, jams and jellies, and locally roasted coffee.

Jewelry, fiber art, watercolor paintings, photography, glass art, wood-working, and pottery are among the fine art and fine crafts for sale.  All art and fine crafts are original work, designed and created by the artists.

For a complete list of the vendors scheduled for this Saturday visit www.RiverwalkMarketFair.org.

Featured Farmers: Chromatic Catering

Gwen Anderson, from right here in Northfield, has had a great first year as a vendor.  Her paella is made with all locally sourced ingredients from the Northfield and surrounding areas make her stand a hit every time she’s there.  Gwen starts the day by making a breakfast type paella with bacon, sausage, and optional duck egg topping.  After that is devoured she moves on to a brunch type paella with local sausage, braised turkey, and locally-grown shrimp as a optional topping.  Each plate has the option of being made gluten-free and vegan topping options as well.  Get their early on Saturday to gobble up a plate of Gwen’s delicious offerings! 

Featured Artist: Kids for Thought

             Charlotte Babler, author and publisher, is back at the Riverwalk Market Fair for the 2018 season.  She has written and published eleven children books thus far and they range in topics from; I Wonder a series all about wondering thoughts for kids, Gilbert and Tootie Make Soup, Moms Stew, plus three books all about spring, autumn, and winter.  Charlotte also has done pre-school curriculum; perfect for in-home child care providers.

Stop down to the Kids for Thought vendor booth on Saturday and take a look at all of her wonderful books.

 

Music on September 15th from Russell Franek

            Northfield raised, Russell Franek, will be performing on Saturday September 15, 2018 at the Riverwalk Market Fair.  Russell is known for his great guitar playing, soulful sounding voice, and people really enjoy the music he plays.  He’s also a part of two other bands; Harley and the Butcher and The 8th Street Band.

Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at September 1, 2018 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music by The Accordion Stylings of Leanne; fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and crafts, and the Northfield Public Library Book Bike, all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday September 1 from 9 am to 1 pm, rain or shine, in historic downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

 

Seasonal Produce from Local Farmers, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Crafts

Local farmers have summer produce including tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini, green peppers, sweet peppers, eggplant, patty pan squash, romaine, green and red butter lettuce, cabbage, Swiss chard, arugula, kale, kohlrabi, fennel, snow peas, spinach, radishes, green onions, potatoes, cilantro, broccoli, and herbs, as well as flower and handmade natural soaps.

Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, cookies and cupcakes, jams and jellies, and locally roasted coffee.

Jewelry, fiber art, watercolor paintings, photography, glass art, wood-working, and pottery are among the fine art and fine crafts for sale.  All art and fine crafts are original work, designed and created by the artists.

For a complete list of the vendors scheduled for this Saturday visit www.RiverwalkMarketFair.org.

Featured Farmers: Ruthie’s Kitchen

Ruth Edstrom, of Dennison, has been a vendor at Riverwalk Market Fair for several years.  She also knows her way around a kitchen; baking up homemade goodies such as cookies, pies, jams & jellies, and much more!  Ruth also prepares jars of pickles and other savory items.  Be sure to take a gander at her booth on Saturday and you probably won’t leave empty handed!

Featured Artist: Jacque Oman-Clinton

             Jacque Clinton is a new artist for our market in 2018 and has fit in perfectly with her wonderful paintings and drawings.  Jacque describes her illustrations as  “Items that combine painting and drawing, and are like formal portraits.”  She enjoys doing paintings in the spring and summer as she tries to catalog all the living things as they unfold in real time.  If you’d like to preview some of her work, her website is: www.jacqueomanclinton.com

                                   One of Jacque’s paintings

 

Music on September 1st by The Accordion Stylings of Leanne

            Leanne will be performing solo pieces on her accordion from an eclectic mix of musical traditions; including French café, German and Russian folk, old time, rag time, traditional American folk, and classical.  Stop down on Saturday and here some fun music from Leanne and her accordion.

 

Music by Kaia Schomburg; Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at August 18 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music by Kaia Schomburg, fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and crafts, and the Northfield Public Library Book Bike, all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday August 18 from 9 am to 1 pm, rain or shine, in historic downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

 

Seasonal Produce from Local Farmers, Artisan Foods, Art and Fine Crafts

Local farmers have early summer produce including fresh-picked romaine, green and red butter lettuce, Swiss chard, arugula, kale, kohlrabi, fennel, rhubarb, spinach, radishes, green onions, garlic scapes, peas, potatoes, zucchini, cilantro, broccoli, and herbs, as well as local soil-grown tomatoes, and handmade natural soaps.  Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, cookies and cupcakes, jams and jellies, and locally roasted coffee.

Jewelry, fiber art, watercolor paintings, photography, glass art, and pottery are among the fine art and fine crafts for sale.  All art and fine crafts are original work, designed and created by the artists.

For a complete list of the vendors scheduled for this Saturday visit www.RiverwalkMarketFair.org.

Featured Farmer:  Pheng Yang Produce

             Naturally-grown vegetables of every variety are the specialty of Yang Country Vegetables. Mama and Papa Yang personally hand-tend their entire 16-acre garden which, at peak, supplies 70% of the produce at nearby Lakeside Supper Club.  Son, Pheng Yang runs their vegetable stand which is open four days per week and their stand at Riverwalk Market Fair on Saturdays.  They always have an abundance of vegetables for sale on Saturday’s, make sure to stop by.

Featured Artist: Seams Knotty

Gretchen Fierke makes accessories for both men & women, plus some children’s accessories.  She tries to find fun & vibrant fabrics to make a simple item stand out.  After moving to Northfield in 1999 she began teaching pre-school at Northfield Montessori and has for the past eleven years.

 

Kaia Schomburg to play August 18 at Riverwalk Market Fair

            Kaia is a young lady who enjoys playing songs that you’d hear in a coffee house, acoustic covers of her favorite pop songs, and lastly, she like performing original music that she has created, it’s an amazing way for her to express herself and share her passion