2013 Calendar of Events

    MAY 25 – OPENING DAY! Fresh spring greens, flowers & bedding plants, grass-fed meats, eggs, maple products, scented candles, aroma-therapy products, baked goods, homemade pies and sauces and more!. Live music with Ron Pleban 10:00 am

    JUNE 1 – Free tastings, activities for kids and live music at 10am with Max Scialdone.

    JUNE 8 – Free tastings, activities for kids and live music with local singer/songwriter, Khalil Jade 10am.

    JUNE 15 – Dairy Day! Come meet the newly-crowned Otsego County Dairy Princess and taste free samples of local dairy products including Stewarts Shops ice-cream!! Pet a live calf at the Tauzel Farms booth and learn about life as a dairy farmer. Live music with Country Classiscs 10am - 12noon. Sponsored by STEWARTS SHOPS

    JUNE 22 - Strawberry Day! Visit the Oneonta Farmers' Market for the season's first strawberries. Free samples at the manager's table, activities for kids at the lego table and live music with bluesman, Mike Herman 10am-12noon.

    JUNE 29 - Free tastings, activities for kids and live music with Hoffman Brass 10:30 am - 11:30 am.

    JULY 6 – Free tastings, activities for kids and live music with John Gilliespie 10am - 12noon.

    JULY 13 – Grill Day - Free burger & veggie samples, hot-off-the-grill, and great recipe ideas for summer BBQ parties. Information table on Ruffino's Pizzeria and Restaurant menus and special offers. Arts and crafts for kids and live music with Family Traditions 10am - 12noon. Sponsored by JOE RUFFINO'S PIZZERIA AND RESTAURANT 

    JULY 20 - Food For Fitness Day! - Fun and educational activities for children, and informational tips on the role that fresh foods and physical fitness play in health and wellness and $1-a-minute chair massage with Healthlinks own masseuse, Laura Frankl. Information on Healthlinks services and fitness center and a "sign-up now" table! Free samples of healthy farmers market foods at the manager's table and live music with Stoddard Hollow 10am - 12noon. Sponsored by HEALTHLINKS@FOXCARE.

    JULY 27 – Verry Berry Day! Free tastings of delicious recipes made with locally grown berries, activities and free balloons for kids and live music with Wendy Slicer and Chris Wolf-Gould 10am - 12noon. 
    AUG. 3 – Children’s Day - Free tastings of healthy, kid-friendly farm foods, fun activities, a puppet show and crafts workshop presented by LEAF, plus free New York State Farming coloring books and free balloons (while supplies last). There will be a free raffle to win a gift certificate from the Green Toad Bookstore and a display table with some great kid-friendly Green Toad offerings. Sponsored by THE GREEN TOAD BOOKSTORE. 
    AUG. 10 – Activities for kids and live music 10am - 12noon.
    AUG. 17 – Customer Appreciation Day! Market vendors will offer a free-lunch sampling table featuring the best of their locally grown foods and the Red Caboose Restaurant and Bar will hold on-site tastings of their delicious Farm-to-Table fare!! Activities and free balloons for kids and live music with 3 Days Gone, 10am - 12noon. Sponsored by THE RED CABOOSE RESTAURANT AND BAR  

    AUG. 24 – Corn Roast! Free samples of the season's best sweet corn, corn-on-the-cob recipe and snack ideas and arts and crafts and free balloons for kids! Informational table by Hughson and Benson Associates. Live music with Becca and Brian 10am - 12noon. Sponsored by HUGHSON AND BENSON ASSOCIATES 
    AUG. 31 – Labor Day Weekend! Free tastings, activities for kids and live music 10am - 12noon.
    SEPT. 7 – Breakfast at the Market! Free samples of corn-fritter pancakes, sausages hot off the grill, and delicious homemade granola, plus an informational display by Oneonta Optical.! Activities for kids and live music with Just Throw Money 'Lite' 10am - 12noon. Sponsored by TAVARONE CHIROPRACTIC.

    SEPT. 14 – Grand and Glorious Garage Sale! A Main Street favorite! The street is closed to traffic, so come early and bring a carry-all! Find the Oneonta Farmers’ Market at the Main Street Plaza, as usual, in the midst of the area’s biggest and best garage sale.

    SEPT. 21 – Farmers' Market 101! The Farmers' Market welcomes the return of our college students with cooking demos and free samples of easy to prepare local foods. Activities for kids and live music with the John Gillespie Trio,10am - 12noon.

    SEPT. 28 – Harvest Festival! Free tastings of hearty harvest fare and decorative ideas for the fall season using pumpkins, squash, and other colorful fall vegetables. Live music with Heaven's Back Door 10am - 12noon. Sponsored by Sponsored by ONEONTA OPTICAL

    OCT. 5 – Beer and Blues Day! Free samplings of Butternut Brewery Beers, special offers from market vendors, free samplings of delicious autumn harvest fare. Free raffle by Susquehanna Auto! Activities and free balloons for kids! Live roots and blues music with George Kilby Jr. Sponsored by SUSQUEHANNA AUTO.

    OCT. 12 – Pumpkin Day! Pumpkin Painting for kids (while supplies last), free samples of ‘all-things-pumpkin’ baked goods, great decorating ideas for Halloween and free balloons for kids!. Sample Latte Lounge coffees at the tasting table and see if you can find the decaf! Live music with the Plan B trio 10am - 12noon. Sponsored by LATTE LOUNGE

    OCT. 19 -Free tastings, activities for kids and live music with Wade Mulvihill and the SUNY songwriter's club 10am - 12noon.

    OCT. 26 - Happy Halloween! Free maple popcorn to warm your fingers

    NOV. 2 – First indoor market! The Farmers' Market moves indoors to the Main Street Garage Walkway, two doors down from Latte Lounge.

    NOV. 9 – Baked goods, late fall veggies, honey, maple products, beef and poultry

    NOV. 16 – Pass through the market on your way to the Santa Parade on Main Street and pick up some locally grown delicacies and gifts on your way home!

    NOV. 23 – Thanksgiving Day weekend. The market is open! 

    NOV. 30 – Christmas baskets, cakes and decor! Honey, maple products, preserves, apples, meat and poultry!
    DEC. 7 – Christmas baskets, cakes and decor! Honey, maple products, preserves, apples, meat and poultry!
    DEC. 14 – Find great Christmas gifts at the market

    DEC. 21 - Last Christmas Market!

    Markets continue throughout the winter!! The 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month
    JANUARY through MAY
    in the
    Main Street Garage Walkway (two doors down from Latte Lounge)