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Monday, October 8, 2012
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On behalf of the vendors, thanks to everyone in the community who shopped and supported Oswego’s Country Market. It was another great season and most of the vendors will be happy to tell you that the Oswego market is their favorite because of the people in our community! They look forward to seeing their “regulars” at the market each week as much as we look forward to getting our favorite things from them. Thank you to Bob Tripp, N.M.Tripp Insurance Agency, Inc., and Greg Kaleel, American Male & Co., for generously allowing the market to set up in their parking lots. Shoppers and vendors the downtown location as it draws a crowd to Main Street on Sunday mornings! The Country Market vendors are invited to participate in a one-time winter …
Friday, September 28, 2012
This Sunday is your last chance to visit the Country Market and attend the Sunday Concert.
If you haven’t made it to downtown on Sunday morning for Oswego’s weekly Country Market, September 30 is your last chance of the year. Look below for some activities happening in our historic downtown. While you’re there, check out the stores and participate in shopping local, as seen in this video by the Oswego Tourism Bureau. Country Market The farmer’s market runs through the last Sunday in September from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the parking lot next to the Oswego Public Library. Stop by booths and tables for a selection of local produce, home-baked goods, crafts and wares. Antique Market Could one person’s trash be another’s treasure? Head down to Jackson Street between 8:00am – 3:00p.m. to discover antiques, artisans and vintage treasures. …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
This Sunday's concert entertainment will be DeepSix.
Oswego is the place to be the last Sunday of each month. Start the day perusing antiques, artisans and vintage treasures at the brand new Antique Market from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Jackson Street. Vendor inquiries are welcome by calling Joyce at 630-554-2995. The Country Market, hosted by the Oswegoland Park District, is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and features fresh produce, baked goods, and more on Main Street. Stick around for live music during the village's free Concerts in the Park series from noon to 2 p.m. in Hudson Crossing Park. All three events will be held through September. Sunday's concert entertainment will be DeepSix. Concert attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the free show. For more information, call…
Sunday, July 8, 2012
Downtown Oswego art installation the latest project for director Karen Kulzer.
Since 2003, Karen Kulzer has worked diligently and passionately to bring art appreciation to the Oswego community. Kulzer is a director and founder of Oswego’s Fox River Academy of Music and Art. Kulzer said the founders specifically chose their Oswego location. “This community needed a community presence for art appreciation. There is a lot of work being done in the schools, but at the community level the town could use more focus," Kulzer said "One part of our mission is to improve the community’s appreciation of the arts. We also work to connect people, building relationships through music and art.” In addition to popular classes such as piano, guitar and voice, Fox River Academy (FRA) brings classes to the community like harp and oboe…
Thursday, June 7, 2012
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Sunday was the start of the Oswegoland Park District's annual Country Market season, which will see dozens of local farmers and artisans come together to peddle their wares each week through September. The market takes place in the parking lot between Tripp Insurance and the American Male store on Main Street, and opens up every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. These shots were taken by Cori Veverka, who manages the market for the park district.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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With the opening of the Oswego Country Market this past Sunday, it feels like Summer is officially here! The sun was shining and the air was filled with excitement and an intoxicating and inviting bouquet of scents wafting from some of our favorite vendors. There were smiles all around as friends and families met up on Main Street to enjoy the market. Thank you to all who came out and supported our vendors by shopping for food and other treasured goodies at the Oswego Country Market. Shopping locally at our market helps to promote a happy and healthy community. Not only are we able to purchase fresh, healthy and delicious food, but we are able to re-connect with old friends and make new ones as we all stroll through the market together. …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The Oswegoland Park District's annual market will bring together about 40 local vendors on Main Street every Sunday through September.
We’ve all heard how important it is to shop local. Starting Sunday, you’ll have a weekly chance to put that into practice. The Oswegoland Park District will kick off its annual summer Country Market on Sunday at 9 a.m. on Main Street. The market brings together local farmers, craftsmen and vendors, offering hand-made and naturally-grown wares. You can get locally-grown produce, farm fresh eggs, Wisconsin cheese, home-baked bread and a wide variety of crafts from local artisans. It’s a celebration of Oswego-area farmers and business owners, according to Cori Veverka, cultural arts supervisor with the park district. The Country Market began about 10 years ago, Veverka said, and like the produce for sale there, it grew organically. What …
Friday, August 12, 2011
Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the free concerts.
The Village of Oswego will host two free concerts from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 14 and Sept. 18, at Hudson Crossing Park. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket, lawn chairs and food to enjoy with the concert. Snacks can be purchased at the Oswego Country Market, which takes place along Main Street from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., and from downtown stores. “We were happily surprised with the popularity of the Country Market and we wanted to find a way to keep people downtown longer," said Oswego Community Relations Manager Michele Bergeron. "We hope people come to the market and then stay for the concert." The local five-piece band Back Alley will perform Sunday. The band, which has been playing together for more than 19 years, plays a …