Put Your Hoop On for Fun in the Sun! Taste What's New at the Market. Spring Scents. Music End-to-End
April 23, 2022, 9am - Noon
Downtown Historic Worthington
Sun's Out . . . Hoops Out!
We're celebrating the first warm, sunny Saturday of our outdoor season with Hula Hoops on the Green! Give a warm welcome to Tasya Lacy, founder of Hoopfitness, our host for this free fitness class, Saturday from 8am-9am on the Southeast Village Green.
Hoopfitness is a low Impact full body fitness workout where weighted and unweighted Hula Hoops are used. Hula Hooping is a Heart Healthy workout, good for all ages. Hula Hoops will be available on a first come, first-served basis for use in the class or bring your own!
Having recovered from a "widow maker" heart attack in 2016 that required catherization and three stents to open a 99 percent blockage in her main coronary artery, Tasya found her purpose helping others. Through Hoopfitness, Tasya promotes the importance of activity for a heart healthy lifestyle.
Learn more about Tasya's story here: https://www.goredforwomen.org/.../real-women/tasya-lacy
We'll see you THIS Saturday at 8:00am on the Southeast Village Green, then stay to shop the Market at 9am!
This Week's Vendor Participation
Please Note: This vendor list is based on currently available information. Vendor participation may change without notice due to emergency, weather, staffing, or other unforeseen circumstances.
2022 Outdoor Market Map
New Producer Preview Day!
The Little Dot is a mobile bakery and tea house serving up creative sweet & savory baked goods inspired by Hong Kong comfort food. Owner and operator, Heidy Chu, has a passion for baking and sharing her food with family, friends, and just about everyone. Stop by the booth to taste our authentic Hong Kong Egg Tart, coffee roll, cheese tart, and others!
Find them in Booth #86 on the Southeast Village Green.
Music at the Market
Violinist Lucia Cassell-Ramirez will be playing this Saturday in front of Olde Village Barbershop.
Paul Graham is a resident of old Worthington. He is a singer/songwriter/guitarist/composer in the Americana Music genre, who has been playing and performing for over 40 years. He plays solo and in various combinations with other musicians. He writes original songs and original instrumental compositions and covers a wide range of rock, folk, country, blues and bluegrass songs. You can find Paul by the United Methodist Church.
Perry Middle School Orchestra
We are 6th Graders who currently attend Perry MS in Worthington. We're busking to raise money for an upcoming field trip to Cedar Point and will use the funds to purchase tickets on behalf of those who are financially struggling. We'll be playing 9:00-10:30am on the Southeast Village Green
The Worthington Squares is a group made up from Columbus folk Music Society people that have been involved with the Worthington market for over 10 years providing Folk music at the outside market and the Mall. They'll be playing on the Southeast Village Green, 10:30am to Noon.
Old Time Sound Machine consists of Sean Strothman on fiddle, Ian Dyer on banjo, and Sean Fen on guitar. We love old time music, which is traditionally fiddle-based dance music dating back hundreds of years and has evolved in many ways over that time. We were all Rambling House regulars once upon a time where Sean Fen has called many square dances. We love this music and we love to share it with others. Find us in front of Jet's Pizza on Saturday!
Maker at the Market
Ahhhh! The fresh scent of spring! Find your signature, seasonal scent this Saturday from local candle-crafter, Noell, of Simply Vela Candle Co.
Simply Vela products are high-quality, hand-poured home fragrances, that are used daily in our own homes and our only desire is to bring you beautifully simple home fragrance to enhance all your spaces.
Simply Vela Candle Co. will have a spring pop-up this Saturday as our Maker at the Market in space #59 on E. New England Avenue near House Wine.
ICYMI . . .
Happy 8th Birthday, North Country Charcuterie!
A Chef, his brother & their mom, hand-making cured meat in Columbus with 95% Ohio ingredients: pork, beer, wine, cheese & spices. 2022 Good Food Awards Winner.
They say a picture paints a thousand words and we think these certainly do! Time travel with us back to 2015!
Save the Date!
Sunday, April 24, 2-4pm, Party in the Park (Shaker Square)
Saturday, May 7, 8am - Noon
Green on the Green
Green on the Green is a free community event with a green focus. Come to beautiful Worthington and meet local businesses & groups promoting sustainability, healthy living, handcrafted items, and environmental stewardship. There will be great Mother’s Day shopping from local artisans using repurposed materials, native animal “ambassadors”, kids music at 11am, and much more!
Saturday, May 7, 8am - Noon
Styrofoam Recycling Drop-Off
Find our truck in the parking lot at Ace Hardware, 926 High St. Worthington
Be sure to stop by Green on the Green!
Tuesday, May 10, 7-9pm, Franklinton Farms, Spring into Wonder
Join us on May 10th to support garden education for kids of all ages and backgrounds in Franklinton www.franklintonfarms.org/events
Limited spots available (tickets are $25 per person) and there will be opportunities to gift further - funds, time or energy; farm-inspired appetizers, fun and nourishing beverages, joy and wonder; opportunity to meet and connect with board members, staff, volunteers and community partners of Franklinton Farms
Reserve your tickets now: franklintonfarms.org/events
Thursday, May 12, 6-7:30pm, Mother's Day Charcuterie Workshop
We are hosting a relaxed and memorable charcuterie workshop inside the North Country Charcuterie kitchen in honor of Mother's Day! Find out how you can join us in this weeks newsletter! https://mailchi.mp/north.../mothers-day-charcuterie-workshop
Saturday, May 14, 10am - Noon, Native Plant Sale
Worthington Garden Club Native Plant Sale Saturday, May 14, 10am-Noon, in front of the Griswold Center at 777 High Street. Native plants grown and supplied by Natives in Harmony. nativesinharmony.com
Masks Are Optional
Effective Thursday, March 10, the Worthington city ordinance that required masks in indoor public places has been lifted. Facial coverings are now optional throughout the City of Worthington.
We will have a limited supply of masks available at the Market information desk (located at the corner of S. High Street & New England Avenue in front of the Graeter's Ice Cream and House Wine parking lot), should you wish to wear one while visiting the Market.
We will continue with our other proactive measures to help reduce the spread of illness including having hand sanitizer available throughout the Market and increased spacing between producer booths.
If you have a fever or are feeling ill, we ask that you please stay home.
Invest in Your Community
Do you love our farmers market? We are powered by a non-profit organization that largely relies on donations to fund our operations. Please consider donating to help us reach our goal. You can do a one-time donation or even set up a monthly donation to help us keep our market going strong. Click here for the link to donate: experienceworthington.com/donate