Saturday, April 6

MainStreet Market Days to resume

by Staff Reports

alt

Marianne Thomasson

Market Days in downtown Newnan resumes Saturday. Pictured is Brenda Logan of Columbus displaying her "Southern Wrapsody" at December's event.

MainStreet Newnan’s popular Market Days on the Square returns Saturday.

Vendors showcase homemade, homegrown, or handmade items to include fresh food, pottery, jewelry, arts and crafts, sweet-smelling soaps and lotions, children’s clothing, locally-grown produce and honey, pet accessories, jams, jellies, fresh-squeezed lemonade, salsas and much more.

In addition, Pickin’ on the Square, a gathering of acoustic players, will be setting up adjacent to the courthouse steps and are certain to offer the wonderful sounds of bluegrass, gospel and many other well-loved selections for those in attendance.

“We are excited about the upcoming season; we have new vendors as well as vendors from years past,” says JoAnn Gentry, Main Street manager.

“Market Day is a great opportunity for families to take advantage of what their downtown offers. The weather is promising and we encourage the community to come shop and enjoy downtown for the day. With over 50 vendors participating there will be something for everyone.”

Free public parking is available along downtown streets and in several city off-street lots located on the corner of LaGrange and Spring streets, First Avenue and Spring Street, East Broad Street near Perry Street and East Washington Street and Perry Street.

Market Days are open to the public and there is no admission charge. It is held the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., April through December. As with all MainStreet events, they will be held rain or shine.

If you are interested in the market or have questions, contact the MainStreet office at 770-253-8283 or visit www.mainstreetnewnan.com .


More Business

Business People

Powers named Contractor of the Year Elaine Powers of Powers Heating & Air of Peachtree City was recently named 2015 Contractor of the Y ... Read More


No man is an island

“No man is an Island” wrote John Donne and yet too many firms – in particular those of an engineering persuasion and equa ... Read More


Smallman

Set your prices based on your customers perception of value

Your customers are unlikely to know neither your products cost base nor your profitability. Thus you should not restrict your mark up&rsquo ... Read More


Business Briefs

Harbor Freight Tools opens Harbor Freight has opened in Newnan, at 1485 Hwy. 34 East, in the White Oak Shopping Center. The retailer offers ... Read More


Church hosting ‘Kmart Day’ for employees

Losing a job is rarely easy and for those who have spent decades at one company, the change can be even scarier. The Reverend K.G. Bailey i ... Read More

Poriferous announces Newnan-based implant manufacturing

Last week, Poriferous, LLC announced that their porous polyethylene craniofacial implants are once again manufactured in Newnan. The implant ... Read More