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By Daniel Fisher | Broker in Charlotte, NC
  • Farmers Markets: Rock Hill, SC. Main Street Live + York County 7th Annual Blues & Jazz Festival

    Posted Under: Quality of Life in Rock Hill, Shopping & Local Amenities in Rock Hill, In My Neighborhood in Rock Hill  |  September 28, 2011 9:04 AM  |  2,618 views  |  No comments

    Last week, we featured Mecklenburg County Farmers Market Fall Bounty in Charlotte, NC , from there we went to Huntersville Davidson, NC - Eating in Season as well as Cabarrus County Farmers Markets: Concord & Harrisburg, NC - Harvest Gala east of Charlotte. West of town, we got some fresh finds at the Mt Holly & Lincolnton Markets - and then travelled to the markets south of Charlotte Matthews, Pineville and Mint Hill - Flavor & Quality This weekend, our focus on Farmers Markets takes us across state lines into Rock Hill's Old Town Market in South Carolina, Rock Hill’s Old Town Market in SC. where we'll find the Market Grand Finale, Main Street Live + York County 7th Annual Blues & Jazz Festivale in Full Swing.

    Old Town Market
    118 Caldwell Street (corner of E. Main Behind Gettys Art Center) Downtown Rock Hill, SC
    Old Town Market is Rock Hill's Destination for Local Produce and Handmade, Homegrown, Crafts.

    September 29th 2011 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm is Old Town Market's Grand Season Finale Event!
    Come last event of the Market Season to find the best of fall raised by local growers, farmers, artisans, and crafters, then stay for Main Street Live! just around the corner from the market. 

    Main Street Live will officially kick off the Arts Council of York County's 7th Annual Blues and Jazz Festival featuring performance by Queens Collective; a kids area with inflatable bounce areas, Clowns; and a variety of food vendors. 

    AND -- the first 100 people to fill out a short survey at the information tent will receive $5 in Old Town Market Money to spend at the finale market!

    -- Fresh, locally grown fall produce and beautiful plants
    -- Watson Farms grass-fed beef
    -- Mama Beehive local honey and beeswax products
    -- PuckerButt Pepper Company hot sauces and salsas

    Plus, handmade works by local artisans/crafters, including:
    -- Jewelry: Gemstone, silverware, and beaded
    -- Fall-scented candles
    -- Wooden children's toys and puzzles
    -- Knitted and crocheted scarves
    -- Rugs and dishcloths
    -- Pottery
    -- Children's hairbows
    -- Woodturned jewelry, pens, mortars/pestles, bowls, bracelet helpers
    -- Wishpots

    Special Finale Market Events:
    -- Live music by The Perfect Melancholies 
    -- Woodturning demonstrations by Pops Woodturning
    -- Kids plant a pansy to bring home (free)
    -- Cornhole and hula hoops on the lawn
    -- Decorate the market with sidewalk chalk

    May 5th - Sep. 29th,

    Wednesdays: 8-11am
    Thursdays: 5-8pm
    Saturdays: 8am-Noon

    Old Town Association

    Then, through October 1st, several Old Town venues will feature live performances by blues and jazz musicians. 

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