Fall is finally in the air and we’re here to help you catch a taste of it! Grab your sweater and a scarf and get ready for our FREE Harvest Festival weekend at The Markets. Aside from yummy Fall treats to eat from our local merchants, we’ll have plenty of other events and shopping to enjoy.
Fun Activities for the Kids
From 10 am – 3 pm we’ll have plenty of free kids’ activities including a bounce house, super slide, bubble station, face painting, pumpkin decorating, and old-fashioned games. We’ll also have a kids’ stage area for the following events:
|Kids’ Stage Schedule|
|10 AM – 12 PM||Heidi & Azyln, Tellers of Tales & Singers of Songs|
|12 PM – 12:30 PM||Kindred Wellness Cafe, Zumbini Demonstration|
|12:30 PM – 1 PM||Kim’s Karate, Martial Arts Demonstration|
|1 PM – TBD||Kids’ Parade Contest*|
|1:30 PM – 3 PM||MJ’s Starlights Baton & Dance Studio|
* For the Kids’ Parade Contest, we invite children to decorate their bikes, wagons, battery-operated cars, scooters, strollers, etc., and join in our parade through the Markets’ Main Street. (We simply ask you to refrain from political themes.) Please no motorized vehicles. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners will also receive a gift certificate for The Markets!
Fun & Shopping for the Adults
With live demonstrations from local artisans, you’ll find plenty to entertain you! Plus, if you’re looking to shop, some of our special visitors will have a variety of unique items for purchase.
- make-your-own scarecrows
- goat milk soap
- pallet creations
- crocheted, knitted, & hand-sewn items
- Victorian hair art
- chair caning
- lost arts classes
- resin crafts
- tie dye
- solar lights
- wellness gifts
- gourd art
- clay works
- fairies n’ such
- hemp products
- memory lanterns
Main Stage Music
From 11 AM – 1 PM enjoy music by The Village Idiots, Americana, folk, classic rock, 1920’s swing, and a bit of Irish thrown in for good measure. Simply bring your chairs and enjoy sitting in the Market’s town square area. That Pig Place will also be serving its infamous pork bbq, so you can enjoy a bite while you listen.
Date:Saturday, October 2, 2021
Time:10 AM - 3 PM
Event Location:The Markets at Shrewsbury