No Market 11/25, No Problem! 

Read all about the upcoming happenings in Swarthmore Town Center, including details on Home for the Holidays & our grand finale market of the 2017 season on December 2nd! First order of business…

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY IS NOVEMBER 25th  

The Farmers Market will be taking off this weekend, but Swarthmore will be abuzz with many special events and one-day promotions at these participating shops in the Ville:  

Blonde Sugar and Honey

Compendium Boutique

Executive Cleaners

H.O.M-Harvey Oak Mercantile

Kandy Kids Toys & Gifts

Occasionally Yours

Paulson & Company

The Pilates Connexion

Poco Loco

Renatos Pizza

Swarthmore Campus & Community Store

Swarthmore Hardware

Allstate Insurance Agent: Todd Kitchin

Vicky's Place

waR3house3

PLUS, Swarthmore's Boy Scouts will be in the Ville selling their holiday wreaths.

FREE GIFT WRAPPING at waR3house3 from 1-3PM for all gifts purchased in the Ville courtesy of the Swarthmorean & waR3house3. For more info on everything that is happening on 11/25, follow Swarthmore Town Center on Facebook.

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ON DECEMBER 2nd is Swarthmore’s annual holiday tradition featuring horse-drawn carriage rides, arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, a visit from Santa Claus, dreidel games, a West African dance circle with Jeannine Osayande & Dunya Performing Arts Company, The Nutcracker Ballet, food trucks, hot cocoa, local beer and mulled wine, carols led by the Swarthmore Ukulele Orchestra, and so much more! Festivities run from 2:30 to 8 PM!

This year will also feature the inaugural Santa 5K Run, starting at 8:45 AM, through the streets of Swarthmore on the morning of the event. Come dressed as Jolly Old St. Nick, his reindeer or elves! All pre-registered runners will receive a long-sleeved t-shirt to commemorate their participation. Winners will be announced at the farmers market!

For more details about Home for the Holidays, including how to sign up for the 5K and volunteer opportunities, please visit http://www.swarthmoretowncenter.com/home-for-the-holidays.html

Last but not least, MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE GRAND FINALE OF THE 2017 FARMERS MARKET SEASON, SATURDAY DEC 2nd, 9:30AM-1:30PM

FOOD TRUCK
Hogface BBQ
Swarthmore Fire Department Benefit

KIDS ACTIVITIES
Animals in Winter with the Wagner Free Institute
Cookie Decorating with Mr. Scott of the Swarthmore Public Library

MUSICIANS
Out of Order at 9:30, Greg Brady & Brian Kors at 11:30

FEATURED ARTISTS (yes, a trifecta!)
Tannei Casey, Jessica Riggleman of Sleep Goblin, and Evergreen Stitch

COMMUNITY
Home for the Holidays Santa 5K Run Prize Presentations
Centennial Foundation

Visit our regular farm and food stalls plus these occasional vendors:

Germantown Kitchen Garden (handmade wreaths and organic veggies)
Holy Myrrh-Bearers Church Pierogies
John & Kira's Chocolates
Market Day Canelé
Oma Herbal Teas
Rafiki Shoppe
Red Brick Craft Distillery
Summer J. Artisan Ice Pops
Trotter Hill Alpaca
Wrong Crowd Beer

See you 'round!


 

The sweet music of Hanna Paige.


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The Swarthmore Farmers Market is brought to you by Swarthmore Town Center in partnership with Farm to City with special thanks to The Swarthmore Centennial Foundation for their generous support.