Opening Day at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market

 Opening Day of the
32nd Annual Mount Vernon Farmers Market Join us the at Riverwalk Park from 9a-2p this Saturday for the opening celebration of the Mount Vernon Farmers Market.  Over 50 vendors will be helping us kick off the season as well as live music, delicious cooking demo, kid’s activities and hourly giveaways!
Music:  Joan Penney will be performing live from 10-1p.
Joan Penney has been an accomplished musician in the Northwest for over 25 years.  Her singing style includes jazz standards, Latin, Blues and musical theatre classics.  To learn more about her, check out:  http://joansings.com/

Community  Partner:   The Mount Vernon Robotics team: Always a favorite, the MVHS Robotics team is back to share their latest robotics creations with you.

Kid’s Activities:
Tri Dee Arts: Tri Dee Arts will be in the kid’s booth making tie dye totes.  Free for the first 125 kids who stop by! Saturdays 9am-2pm Downtown Mount Vernon Riverwalk Park
Wednesdays 2p-7p (New times) Skagit Valley Hospital on Kincaid Street lawn
Cooking Demonstration:
Skagit Valley Co-op: Chef Galan will be using fresh market ingredients to create a delicious Breakfast Hash!  Stop by and get a taste and learn how you can make it at home. 

Opening Day Ceremony:
9am at the Main Stage: Major Jill Boudreau will ring the bell at 9am to kick off the 32nd Annual season.  Other special guests will share why they love the market and how it has helped grow the community and support local businesses.   This Week’s Vendors A Creative Touch 
A Man and His Hoe
Affinity Bliss
Allen Berry Woodcarver 
Anna Marie’s Bakery   
Art N Soul  
B.U.tiful
Balanced Touch
Baldham Farms 
Bellingham Pasta 
Bev’s Bags
Big Daddy’s Hot Dogs   
Black Magic Kitchen  
Bruce Bowen’s Bees  
Burkland Gardens
Buzzmobile Cafe
Cedar Plank Seafoods
Clare’s Knitting & Things
Clark’s Woodshoppe
Colony Creek Farm  
Contour Creative
Dahlia’s Depot 
Designs by Dale 
DG Art
Dusky Dell Farms
Friendship House
Gypsy Wagon Jewelry
Harts Farm and Homestead
Hedlin Farms 
Hmong Seattle Garden
 

Jack’s Originals
LeGourmet Girl
LM Inspired
Mae-B Market
Ma & Pa Kettle Corn 
Maiti Henna
Margaret Horak
Marmalade Mama
Melissa Sybrandy
Moon Rocket Pizza
MW Soapworks
OMG Pies 
Pacific Bubbles and Lotion
Pancakes at the Market
Papa’s Apothecary
Point 3 Boutique
Raku & More
Realms Bath & Body
Red Shed Farm
Rita’s Art & Photography
River Cottage
Ruthie Manier
Sanchez Farms 
Scents of Wellbeing 
Schuh Farms 
SimonMade Jewelry
Skagit Shaved Ice
Taste of India 
True’s Garden
Utopia Farm Candles