Market hours:Thursdays 4pm to 7pm
May 25th – October 5th
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Come make your own Pumpkin Planter!
Brought to the market by Bison Plants
Come decorate a pumpkin at the market!
Great Halloween or Thanksgiving decoration or centerpiece or Just for FUN!
Pick your pumpkin and we’ll help you decorate it with moss, succulents, acorns, pine cones, autumn leaves & lots of other extras.
Apple Festival! October 3rd 4pm – 6pm
RACE DAY: Thursday August 8, 2012 beginning at 4pm
Grow your own Zucchini Racecar! Race it at the Chelan Evening Farmers Market. Build your racer at the Farmer’s Market and race it with friends, family, and neighbors. Everyone can participate, everyone’s a winner, and it’s completely FREE.
Build your zucchini racer at the Farmer’s Market or bring your racer from home. Wheels and axles will be provided at the Market, but supplies are limited. (Zucchini’s too if you didn’t grow your own) Design and Speed winners will be awarded.
Cars will compete on a wooden ramp – three at a time. You’re guaranteed a first, second, or third place win. Great for kids of all ages. Races can be built on site beginning at 4pm and races start at 5pm.
Apple Cider Festival! October 4th 4pm – 6pm
Join us in celebrating our local farmers & producers at Chelan Evening Farmers Market’s final market day of the season.
Enter YOUR best Apple pie for a chance to win prizes! Bring your pies to the market by 4pm to enter. Print out your entrance sheet ahead of time. Click here to download and print the Apple Pie Entry Form.
Come join the FUN and pick up some free Apple Cider that you press yourself!
2nd Annual Tomato Taste-off
Come and pick your favorite from the plentiful bounty we grow locally!
August 30th starting at 4pm.
If you haven’t been to a Tomato Taste-off, you are in for a real treat. See the wide variety of locally grown tomatoes, old standards to unusual heirloom all with unique colors, flavors, shapes and sizes. If you find some you love, you can buy as much as you’d like, directly from the farmer (while supplies last!).
Are you a local grower wanting to enter your tomatoes?
We’d be happy to have ya! You can email the Manager for information or just bring a few boxes down to the market and enter before 3pm.
1st Annual Great Zucchini Race
August 2, 2012
Hosted by NCNB North Cascades National Bank of Chelan. (Chelan Evening Farmers Markets largest supporter!!)
Grow your own Zucchini Race car! Race it at the Chelan Evening Farmers Market. Build your racer at the Farmer’s Market and race it with friends, family, and neighbors. Everyone can participate, everyone’s a winner, and it’s completely FREE.
Build your zucchini racer at the Farmer’s Market or bring your racer from home. A limited number of wheels and axles will be provided at the Market. (Zucchini’s too if you didn’t grow your own) Design and Speed winners will be awarded.
Cars will compete on a wooden ramp – three at a time. You’re guaranteed a first, second, or third place. Great for kids of all ages. A booth to help participants build their race cars will begin at 4pm (opening time of the market) and the races will begin at the 5pm and continue until everyone has finished. All participants receive prizes!
The only “official” rules are that they must be made out of vegetables, (preferably a zucchini) and that the wheels must be part of the car. This means you cannot strap a zucchini to a skate board, roller skate or anything like that.
There will be weight classes so that large veggies will race against other large veggies to make it more fair.
Each car will receive a number that will be stuck onto the car and a matching number will be placed on a name tag that the “driver” will wear. This name tag with number will allow you to receive your prizes at the end, so make sure to keep them.
HELPFUL HINT: Althugh its not easy to paint or write with markers on vegetables (I tried). you can stick things to them, wrap them in fabric, paper, foil etc. You can use toothpicks and pipe cleaners to add things to them also.
For those of you looking for help in creating your race car, join us Thursday, July 26th from 5–6pm for our Race Car Clinic. Here you can see examples of cars, pick up wheels and items to decorate your cars (supplies are limited). You can practice at making a race car, but be aware, that you will need to plan on making another one to actually race with as these cars have a limited shelf life!
Our 2012 Business class Best In Show winner was England Chiropractic…Congratulations!
Photos & Video coming soon!
A Bark in the Park
The Market goes to the dogs… Well actually the dogs go to the market, to take part in the markets first event, A Bark in the Park!
- When? June 21st at 6 pm during the Chelan Evening Farmers Market
- Where? Riverwalk Park Flagpole area
- Why? To give dogs a chance to excel and get their owners a free glass of cider.
There will be a Best Costume and Best Trick Competition with prizes as well as a Smellathon where the dogs compete against themselves to find hidden treats at seven separate challenge stations.
Three judges will assess the dogs during the costume and trick competition using placards (American Idol Style). There will be free cider from Orondo Cider Works for all humans participating with their dogs.
Jon Luke, legendary local dog trainer, will supervise the competition and the Smellathon. Jon also designed the seven station challenges for the dogs to allow them all to go home winners.
It was a night to remember!