Friday Nights, Community Market This Weekend
Friday Nights in Leadville continues August 28 for the summer season with Open Mic Night for musicians at the Pastime Bar, 120 West 2nd Street at 7 p.m. The event is hosted by George Finnell and is free. Everyone is invited – to perform or enjoy. They had a good showing and jam session at last month’s Open Mic, so should be a worthy show!
Then after the open jam, Leadville’s legendary band, 24 West will take the stage for some good classic rock-n-roll. Friday Nights in Leadville cultural events are free and part of the summer’s Friday night series sponsored by Zuni Canyon Institute. For information call 719-486-1282.
Community Market Ready to Rock n Roll on Saturday!
Then on Saturday, Aug. 29 the Leadville Community Market (LCM) continues its Fall season from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the First Mountain Bank parking lot in downtown Leadville.
And this week’s fresh food order is in! Expect to find beets, broccoli, carrots, chard, cilantro, collard greens, kale (toscano & red curly), lettuce (butter & red leaf), parsley, peas, radish (amethyst & cherriette), scallions & zucchini! And that’s not to mention Leadville-grown basil, spinach and more! PLUS Palisade Peaches! Get there early for the best selection of fresh produce – it goes quick!
Some of this year’s vendors include Purdy Yummy, The Daring Chocolate Company, Cookies With Altitude, Palisade Farm Fresh Organic Peaches, and Weathervane Farm Fresh Vegetables.
The live music will also continue this week with 24 West. Yep, if you didn’t catch them at the Pastime as part of the Friday Nights in Leadville series, or maybe you’re looking for an encore, then catch the classic rockers at the market from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The market, which runs Saturdays through September 19, also showcases local artists. And be sure to check out the popular “Community Table,” where local gardeners & chicken keepers can sell their products for a small fee. Last week featured fresh greens from the Greater Heights garden, come and find out what’s available this week!
Any local groups or organizations wanting to participate in the kids zone should contact organizers. The LCM organizers are continuing to accept applications for full and part-time vendors. This weekly market features goods and services from local residents and companies. Market organizers welcome all vendors from jewelry makers, craftspeople, artists, musicians, face-painters, and all other kinds of sellers of goods! Vendor application can be found HERE. Contact LCM organizers at 719-293-4742 or online at www.leadvillemarket.com.