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Music by Andy Hartin, Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Wooden Bowls & Utensils, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at August 4 Riverwalk Market Fair

Music by Andy Hartin, fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and crafts, , all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday August 4 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.

Wood hand-crafted home accessories, 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:  Crack of Dawn Bakehouse & Market

Lori Momberg and husband Chris have been a favorite at Riverwalk Market Fair for many years.  They are well known for their great cinnamon rolls, breads, quiches, and many other treats they sell.

A long with their sales at the market, Crack of Dawn has a shop in Faribault.  A local, family-owned bakehouse & farmer’s market-style shop. Everything is scratch-made daily, with real ingredients and lots of love.

Featured Artist: Bare Naked Soaps

 Tracy Doffing owns and operates Bare Naked Soaps and produces handmade goat milk soaps.  She takes pride in making her soap in small batches using the highest quality base oils, fragrance and/or essential oils, natural colorants and fresh goat milk. All the ingredients above, combined with a six to eight-week cure time, results in a luxurious bar of soap that our customers can enjoy!

To view some of the different soaps and products she makes go to www.barenakedsoapcompany.net

Music on August 4 by Andy Hartin

            Andy Hartin will be bringing his musical talent to the Riverwalk Market Fair on Saturday.  He is known to sing and play songs from many different genres.  Andy owns his own guitar building and repair business in which he takes immense pride in.  He knows his guitars from inside to out and really enjoys playing music.

Vintage Band Festival at the Riverwalk Market Fair this Saturday July 28th! Art and Fine Craft, Local Produce & Artisan Foods

Saturday’s Riverwalk Market Fair welcomes the Vintage Band Festival, playing on stage during our bountiful collection of fresh local produce, artisan foods, and the area’s finest art and craft, this Saturday July 28 starting at 9 a.m. on historic downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

 

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

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

Jewelry, wood hand-crafted home accessories, fused glass art, pottery, fiber art, and photography are among the fine art and fine craft for sale.  All art and fine craft is 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:  Groundwire Coffee

            Groundwire Coffee has been a staple for customers at the Riverwalk Market Fair for many years.  They grind and roast coffee for both wholesale and retail customers at their shop in downtown Northfield.

If you stop by their vendor booth on Saturday’s be prepared for a line, but they make your coffee as quickly and as tasty as possible!  They have everything from cold to hot coffee with many different flavors.  The website for them is www.groundwire.coffee

 

Featured Artist:  Prairie Sun Design

            Nancy Stroessner of Apple Valley will be bringing her hand crafted purses, pillows, headbands, hair clips, hats, and scarves back again this year.  She states “It started with Barbie.  Before I was allowed anywhere near a sewing machine, I was designing evening gowns for Barbie with stick pins and pretty floral handkerchiefs, and manipulating folds of fabric into bustles and borders.”

Always sewing, always developing her skills and knowledge of sewing and handwork, and now is allowed to chase her dream of being a creator and purveyor of her own designs.  Her website is www.prairiesundesign.com

Vintage Band Festival  

The Vintage Band Festival is back this Saturday with 10 bands in 12 hours.  That means they must start early, which is good news for Riverwalk Market Fair.  While browsing art and seasonal produce, enjoy the New Prague Community Band, Mariachi Mi Tierra, Sheldon Theater Brass Band, Southside Aces, Amerikan Poijat (Boys of America), MN State Band, Twin Cities Brass Band, Brio Brass, Metro Brass, Copper Street Brass, and Buddy Koopmann Orchestra.

Stock up on goodies for your picnic, bring your chair, and stay all day for brass band music from civil war to old time swing & jazz.

http://vintagebandfestival.org

Vendors for Crazy Days 7-26-18

Vendors:

Artists –

Cannon River Bowl & Spoon

Seams Knotty

Angie’s Accessories

Crow’s Natural Products

Red Sky Beads

Idlewilde

Farmers –

Pheng Yang Produce

Season Flowers

Mississippi Hills Produce

Ruthie’s Kittchen

Schoolhouse Apiary

Cannonbelle’s Cheese

Cannon River Fiber Farm

Youth-

Cat Wagner

 

The market is beginning at 8 am and will run to approximately noon.  Come down to shop all of the deals on Division Street and stay to see some of the vendors at Riverwalk Market Fair!