The days are shorter, the air is cooler—and Mathews Court Green still hosts a farmers’ market each Saturday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The vendors’ ranks have thinned and the midsummer mob scene of customers has settled into a steady stream.
Nevertheless, an assortment of vegetables, plants, preserves, meats and handmade crafts are available for any and all to purchase. Vendors come not only from Mathews County but from surrounding areas, as well.
The weekly market ends on Saturday, Oct. 28, with an emphasis on pumpkins. In fact, the market is being held with Pumpkins on Main, an event of the Mathews Main Street Committee. The Honeywind Bluegrass Boys will perform from 10 a.m. until noon.
A special Christmas Market is planned for Saturday, Dec. 9, the day of the Mathews Christmas Parade. Vendors are planning to bring special Christmas food gifts, crafts, wreaths and other items for sale, and Mathews Main Street will serve hot apple cider.
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