Ingredients for happy winter shopping: Beautiful backdrop (Singer Falls, Lee Kelly sculpture), easy free parking, good local food for your table, warm smiles, friendly faces, hot chocolate, red wine, crepes, homemade soup, empanadas, live music = The OC Winter Market! (Nov. 3rd-April 20th, Downtown Oregon City, 8th at Main, Saturdays twice a month, 10am-2pm ,plus Christmas Market on Dec. 22nd!)
Great line up of vendors , some you already know and some new…. 8th St will be completely full with canopies from Main to Railroad and we’ll be offering a really wonderful market this season…25-30 vendors…….every market day!
Rick Steffens Farms (produce), RJ Farms (produce) , Family Table Farms (produce), Sweet Home Farms (meats and eggs), Hansen Family Farms (meats and eggs), Boondockers Farm (duck eggs), Pitkin Winterrowd Farms (produce), Kiyokawa Orchards (apples and pears) Homegrown Harvest (produce, beans , trees and wreaths)…9 farms!
In addition to the farms this Saturday we’ll have fresh ocean-caught fish, mushrooms, (fab. goats cheese from Portland Creamery starting Nov. 17th) salami, hummus, preserves, breads, pastries, vinegars, honey, salsas, kale chips, dog treats, soaps and lotions, gloves and scarves, ceramics, woodcrafts, ( gift baskets, trees and wreaths starting Nov. 17th)….and beautiful potted Mumms for fall color. Hot food by Savory et Sweet (crepes and soups) and Mitzil Restaurant (empanadas)….hot chocolate and wine by the glass….live music by Kevin Shay Johnson playing 10.30am-1.30pm.
The P.O.P. Club will be giving kids (5-12) $2 to spend on fresh fruits and veggies every market during the winter and we have the $5 match for the OR Trail Card…as long as funds last, thanks to OC Rotary Club Foundation. This Saturday (Nov. 3rd) find us at the Info Booth for a free raffle ticket for a $20 coupon to You Can Leave You Hat On...a wonderful hat shop (+ scarves, gloves, jewelry) on 7th St, just one block away http://www.yelp.com/biz/you-can-leave-your-hat-on-oregon-city…you don’t have to be present to win! Winner picks up $20 coupon from Market on Nov. 17th. Let’s shop local and support our Downtown this holiday season:)
Parking is easy and free Downtown on Saturdays. Or park up on the bluff , take in the view and ride the elevator down to the Market…bring your shopping bags and if you run out of cash we have a debit machine and can sell you Market tokens…these make great gifts too, (with a Market shopping bag $3, and a free copy of Edible Portland Magazine)
Help us spread the word…the Market is now open Downtown for the Winter!!!! (Pick up a bookmark with the Winter Schedule from the Info. Booth.) LIKE us on Facebook!