2015 Special Events at the market in historical downtown Elkin have not yet  been posted...check back for details!

 

MUSICIANS WANTED: if you are interested in entertaining the crowd, please contact us to schedule your weekend.  If you are happy to play for tips, fun and fame, we are happy to provide the time and place!

March 2015

           Not open yet!  For more information on any of these events below, please contact Laura Gaylord at (336) 794-6469 and scroll down for events throughout spring, summer and fall! Remember, the market is open every Saturday from April 18th till October 31st!

April 2015

18    Farmers Market officially opens for 2015 season at the Elkin Town Hall Parking lot, from 9:00 am to noon. Produce can be less plentiful this month, depending on weather conditions and seasonal products.

Opening Day! Weather may be a little chilly...Adam and Mecca Lowe are planning to perform at the market, weather permitting! They play Surry County Old Time Fiddle and Banjo music. 

 

25    Adam and Mecca Lowe are planning to perform at the market today, weather permitting. They play Surry County Old Time Fiddle and Banjo music. 

Contact us if interested in playing in 2015 - Limited weekends are available!

2   Elkin Farmer's Market –LIVE MUSIC with Fiddle Dee Dee. Join us at the Town Hall parking lot as new items will be added weekly as the weather warms up! Fiddle Dee Dee will be a the market the 1st Saturday of each month through October.

ALSO scheduled: Suzanne Hillin will be our onsite chef cooking food from the market and offering free samples!

 9      Cory Myers and friends perform every 2nd Saturday at the Market. Enjoy a variety of music with a different mix each month. Includes variations of guitar, fiddle, percussion, and more.  A treat for all to hear!

16      Preacherjayk will be entertaining at the market today. He is a local singer songwriter out of Copeland, NC, who plays guitar and harmonica.  www.preacherjayk.com. 

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30    Join us for our Market Celebration, all morning at the market! 

June 

  Elkin Farmer's Market - LIVE MUSIC “Live Music in the Morning” from 9 am to noon. Bring a lawn chair, your friends and family, and listen to the classic sounds of  "Fiddle Dee Dee".  

ALSO, Chef at the Market event today with Suzanne Hillin. Come sample tasty treats made with fresh market products!  

Suzanne Hillin, resident of Surry County, will be providing a sample of some of the great ways we can eat healthy using locally grown food!

Suzanne is a licensed mental health counselor with CareNet. She believes that what we eat greatly impacts our mental health.

She's been inspired to volunteer to provide this monthly tasting sample to us by her good friend and nutritionist Sharon New, of Annapolis, MD, who does the same at local markets in her area. Sharon also had a website, LocalFoodBeat.com, with nutritional and market information. Suzanne has a facebook site for those of us in this area, Local Food Beat-NC. 

13 -   Cory Myers and friends perform every 2nd Saturday at the Market. Enjoy a variety of music with a different mix each month. Includes variations of guitar, fiddle, percussion, and more.  A treat for all to hear!

20     Preacherjayk will be entertaining at the market today. He is a local singer songwriter out of Copeland, NC, who plays guitar and harmonica.  www.preacherjayk.com. 

 27    Bandit's Roost will be entertaining this weekend...this is one fabulous Elkin band you won't want to miss!

July 

  Elkin Farmer's Market- Live music with "Fiddle Dee Dee"!  Don't miss this fabulous weekend! Elkin Municipal Park will also have their 4th of July celebration this evening - sponsored by the Jaycees!

11     Cory Myers and friends perform every 2nd Saturday at the Market. Enjoy a variety of music with a different mix each month. Includes variations of guitar, fiddle, percussion, and more.  A treat for all to hear!

 18    Chef at the Market event today with Suzanne Hillin. Come sample tasty treats made with fresh market products!    Preacherjayk will be entertaining at the market today. He is a local singer songwriter out of Copeland, NC, who plays guitar and harmonica.  www.preacherjayk.com. 

25     Bandit's Roost will be entertaining this weekend...make sure you linger at the market and enjoy this fabulous Elkin band...bring a chair and stay awhile!

August 

    Live music at the market this weekend with Fiddle Dee Dee.  Stop by from 9 till noon and enjoy the relaxing music while you enjoy strolling the market.  

8     Cory Myers and friends perform every 2nd Saturday at the Market. Enjoy a variety of music with a different mix each month. Includes variations of guitar, fiddle, percussion, and more.  A treat for all to hear!

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22     Chef at the Market event today with Suzanne Hillin. Come sample tasty treats made with fresh market products!   Preacherjayk will be entertaining at the market today. He is a local singer songwriter out of Copeland, NC, who plays guitar and harmonica.  www.preacherjayk.com. 

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September 

5     Fiddle Dee Dee is back for more morning entertainment!  

 12    Elkin Farmer's Market – 2nd Saturday LIVE MUSIC Event “Live Music in the Morning” -  Cory Myers and friends perform every 2nd Saturday at the Market. Enjoy a variety of music with a different mix each month. Includes variations of guitar, fiddle, percussion, and more.  A treat for all to hear!

 

19     Chef at the Market event today with Suzanne Hillin. Come sample tasty treats made with fresh market products!  Preacherjayk will be entertaining at the market today. He is a local singer songwriter out of Copeland, NC, who plays guitar and harmonica.  www.preacherjayk.com. 

26   18th Annual Pumpkin Festival - Historic Downtown Elkin, from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information contact the Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce at (336) 526-1111. The Town Hall Parking lot will be used this day for parking for the festival. 

            This weekend only, you can find the market at 222 E Main St, in The Liberty parking lot, next to the pumpkin weigh-in area during the Pumpkin Festival.  The farmers will be there by 8am and should be at the festival till at least 3 - 4pm. 

            We'll also have live music that day with Blues guitarist, Gary Sibley, who will be at the farmers market location before noon, and relocate near the antique festival location in front of Elkin Antiques and Collectibles Mall for the rest of the day.  

Looking for musicians in October!

 October

10     Cory Myers and friends perform every 2nd Saturday at the Market. Enjoy a variety of music with a different mix each month. Includes variations of guitar, fiddle, percussion, and more.  A treat for all to hear!  (tentative)

 

17      Preacherjayk will be entertaining at the market today. He is a local singer songwriter out of Copeland, NC, who plays guitar and harmonica.  www.preacherjayk.com. 

 31    The last weekend of our farmers market. We now remain open through October!

 

This website is sponsored by the Town of Elkin's Main Street Advisory Board members who are passionate about the Market and supporting local farmers and fresh food initiatives for our citizens.

To see a listing of all events in downtown Elkin, go to the event calendars at  www.downtownelkin.com   or   www.whatsupinElkinNC.com