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!

We are currently booking music for the October and November of 2016. Please contact us if interested in playing. See available dates below: 

March 2016

           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 16th till October 31st!

April 2016

16    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 along with Caroline Beverly will play opening day, weather permitting.

23    No band scheduled today.

 30  Youth band playing at the market today...their first gig!

May 2016

7   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.

14     Luke Mears plays at the market every 2nd Saturday! (except in August)

21     James Brickey is performing Classic Country Hits today.

28    Frederick Ingram, from South Carolina, will play at the market this Saturday.

June 2016 

   Fiddle Dee entertains at the market on the first Saturday of each month! Drop in and enjoy - you never know who will join in with them!

Our Master Gardeners will be holding a disease and insect identification “clinic” at our Market today! Stop in and learn more about managing your garden safely! 


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,, with nutritional and market information. Suzanne has a facebook site for those of us in this area, Local Food Beat-NC. 

11     Local favorite, Luke Mears, will be playing at the Market. 

18     James Brickey performing Classic Country Hits

 25     Music this weekend!  

July 2016

  Elkin Farmer's Market- Live music with "Fiddle Dee Dee"!  Don't miss this fabulous weekend! 

    Luke Mears (far left) perform every 2nd Saturday at the Market. Enjoy a variety of music with a different mix each month. 

 16    Today is a special treat with Naomi Orr playing at the market with her harp. Naomi's music is so soothing and sweet, you'll want to stay at the market all morning long!




    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.  

13     Naomi Orr will be at the market today, playing her harp for everyone to enjoy.  If you missed her last month, make sure you stop by this morning!

20    Luke Mears will entertain the crowd this weekend.

27    Youth band, Lucent Union, entertains at the market today!


3    Fiddle Dee Dee is back for more morning entertainment!  

 10   Elkin Farmer's Market – 2nd Saturday LIVE MUSIC Event “Live Music in the Morning” 


17     Youth band, Lucent Union, entertains at the market today!  

24   19th 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. 

LIVE MUSIC AT THE MARKET TODAY:  Shepherd's Fold will be entertaining the crowd with guitar and mandolin music.  Stop in and say hello as it will be their first time playing with us!         

Looking for musicians in October!


1       James Brickey  will be playing at the market the first two weekends in October!  Enjoy some country music while you are shopping. 

8         James Brickey entertains this weekend. We hope you'll drop by!


15       Youth band, Lucent Union, entertains at the market today!

 22    Adam and Mecca Lowe will be here performing at the market today!


The market vendors have asked to extend the season this year through November. If you are interested in playing in November (it might be a little chilly) please let me know about these dates : November 5, 12, 19, or 26 


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   or