Local performer, Ken Larson, will provide live entertainment from noon to 1 p.m. at this week's Univera Healthcare Downtown Jamestown Farmers Market.
Larson, originally from the Big Apple and where he got his musical start, plays music of all kinds in the area. Working at Infinity Visual and Performing Arts, Larson will bring a blend of musical sounds from the blues, rock, country, and jazz as well as originals he has composed over the years. Those who attend will hear his acoustic and vocal event.
The Downtown Jamestown Farmers Market will continue to operate every Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Oct. 26 in Foundry Alley next to the Dr. Lillian Vitanza Ney Renaissance Center.
Kids! Eat Local Challenge continues through the end of the market season. Three prizes will be awarded including first place receiving a one-year membership to the Jamestown YMCA, kids cookbook and gardening kit; second place will receive a kids gardening kit and soccer ball; and third place will receive a kids cookbook and kick ball. Entry forms available online at www.discoverjamestown or at the weekly farmers market.
Free parking is available along West Third Street and in the parking lot on the corner of West Second and Washington streets. Enter the parking lot via Foundry Alley where the market operates.
Fresh Connect bonus coupons are still available to those customers using EBT. For every $5 spent using EBT, the customer will receive a free $2 coupon to purchase additional produce.
DJDC is proud to announce the opening of the first-ever Downtown Jamestown Winter Market on Nov. 1. This supplemental market will operate every Thursday from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Dr. Lillian Vitanza Ney Renaissance Center and feature fresh, locally grown produce and an array of other local products including goat milk fudge, eggs, herbs, homemade baked goods, holiday gift items and much more.
High-quality artisan spaces are still available. Contact Tiffani Conti at 664-2477, ext. 226 for more information. Additional details on the winter market will be released as they become available.
For more information call DJDC at 664-2477 or visit the website discoverjamestown.com.