Special Events

Music by Allison & Michael, Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at the July 14th Rverwalk Market Fair

Music from Allison & Michael; fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and crafts, all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday October 7 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 Craft

Local farmers will be on hand with fresh-picked micro greens, soil-grown tomatoes, fresh produce, and handmade natural soaps..  Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, jams and jellies, maple syrup, shaved ice, and locally roasted coffee.

Photography, fiber art, jewelry, wood items, and pottery are among the art and fine crafts 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:  Mississippi Hills Produce

           Adam Weeks is a fifth-year owner/grower who does all organic and mostly hand grown produce.  He operates a CSA and sells wholesale to Just-Foods and Ferndale Market.  He takes pride in growing the best produce possible, using the very best growing methods.  The challenging work and methods he uses can be seen in the quality of his produce every Saturday at the Riverwalk Market Fair.  The website for Mississippi Hills Produce is www.mhproduce.org

 

Featured Artist:  Dale’s Funky Glass

            Dale Brown resides in Northfield and is and has been selling at the Riverwalk Market Fair for a few years.  He sells fused glass-trivets, pendants, slumped bottles, ornaments, photography cards, and matted prints.  Dale found his love for glass-fusing twelve years ago while taking a class at Normandale College.  Ever since taking the glass-fusing class he’s been experimenting and trying new techniques.

You’ll see Dale’s Funky Glass this Saturday at the Riverwalk Market Fair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music on July 14th by Allison & Michael and Suzuki Violin Group

            Allison & Michael play folk music; both classic and modern day with a full band.  This will be there first time performing at Riverwalk Market Fair and their music will be a great fit for the market.

The Suzuki Violin Group consist of kids ages four to ten years old.  They all study at the MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis.  They’ll be playing for an hour on Saturday and should be a neat group to listen to.

 

Music by Helen Forsythe, Jewelry, Art and Fine Crafts, Handmade Natural Soaps, Local Produce and Artisan Foods at the July 7th Riverwalk Market Fair

Music by Helen Forsythe; fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and crafts, all at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday October 7 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 Craft

Local farmers will be on hand with fresh-picked micro greens, soil-grown tomatoes, fresh produce, handmade natural soaps, and paella made at the market.  Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, jams and jellies, maple syrup, shaved ice, and locally roasted coffee.

Photography, fiber art, jewelry, wood items, and pottery are among the art and fine crafts 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:  River Rock Kitchen and Baking Co.

Christine Rasmussen is a wholesale baker in St. Peter, MN.  She

 

offers seasonal baked goods, soups, sweets, and artisan breads.  River Rock Bakery works closely with fifteen local farmers to source as many local and organic ingredients as possible.  This is the bakery’s first year at the market and so far they’ve had a great following.  They make everything from scratch and love experimenting with all sorts of things in the kitchen!

 

Music on July 7th by Helen Forsythe

            Local musician Helen Forsythe plays the banjo and sings folk and bluegrass music.  She has been known to have a few “band mates” come down to the market and play with her too and they really know how to have fun while singing great tunes!

Local Produce and Artisan Foods, Art, Fine Craft, and Music all at the June 16th Riverwalk Market Fair Music by Bobby & Christine

Music by Bobby and Christine who sing several types of music; mostly of the Americana genre, but also enjoy instrumental picking songs, and many others.  Limited fresh local produce and artisan foods, the area’s finest art and craft, and the Northfield Public Library Book Bike will all be on hand at the Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday June 16 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 Craft

Local farmers will be on hand with fresh-picked micro greens, alpaca fiber, soil-grown tomatoes, bedding plants, handmade natural soaps, and local honey.  Artisan foods include fresh-baked breads, delicious sweet and savory pastries, Greek baked goods, jams and jellies, shaved ice, and locally roasted coffee.

Photography, fiber art, jewelry, wood items, and pottery are among the art and fine crafts 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:  School House Apiary

            Laura Heiman and family has been selling their great tasting honey and candles at Riverwalk Market Fair.  They have been raising bees in the Cannon Valley for fourteen years.  Their honey is raw, local, and unpasteurized, and raised with out pesticides or antibiotics.

Laura mentioned that her favorite thing about Riverwalk Market Fair is “It’s the best way to spend a Saturday that I can think of.”  When Laura’s not raising bees she can be found teaching out at Holy Cross Catholic School.

Featured Artist:  Aging Schmaging

  Gail Gates has photography, silk scarves, and adult coloring books that will all be for sale at the Riverwalk Market Fair on June 16.  Her photography can run from traditional landscapes to impressionistic manipulated photo art.  The silk scarves that she creates are ongoing and made in small batches.  Some are left in rusty buckets of water, some are felted, and some are painted.  Her adult coloring books were created to inspire and connect people with others.

This is Gail’s first year at the market and everyone is excited to see her enthusiasm and great work.

Music on June 16 from Bobby & Christine

Bobby & Christine will be at the market Saturday playing and singing to the crowd at RIverwalk Market Fair.  They play a wide variety of music from the Beatles to picking songs that they enjoy playing.  They are an acoustic duo featuring two voices and one guitar.  

 

About Riverwalk Market Fair

Riverwalk Market Fair is an open-air market located on Bridge Square in historic downtown Northfield.  This one-of-a-kind European-style market is open Saturdays from June through October. Each Saturday features a different combination of sustainably grown produce from local farmers, artisan foods, seasonal flowers and a juried selection of the region’s top art and fine crafts including ceramics, art works, prints, wood working, fused glass, textiles, wearable art and hand-crafted jewelry.