Calendar: Got Markets?

4 05 2011

It’s official, the weekend outdoor market season has begun. So step out and see what they’ve got for you.

Bastion Square Market – Offering locally designed and produced woodwork, jewelry, glasswork, clothing, and art. THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY 11am. To October 1 at Bastion Square. Free. 250-885-1387.

Container Garden Club Plant Sale– Selling hanging baskets fuchias, geraniums, basket stuffers, herbs and perennials. SATURDAY 9am-5:30pm at Hillside Mall (1644 Hillside). Free. rookaya@shaw.ca.

James Bay Market – An outdoor market where local farmers, artisans, musicians, and service providers can meet and sell to the public. SATURDAYS 9am-3pm. To October 29 at the corner of Menzies and Superior. Free. jamesbaymarket.com.

Moss Street Market – Offering local farmers, artisans, crafters, bakers, cooks, bodyworkers and more a place to exchange their goods and services in a friendly neighbourhood atmosphere. Including performances by the Rabbleberries and Without a Net. SATURDAYS 10am-2pm. To October 1 at the corner of Moss and Fairfield. Free. mossstreetmarket.com.

Victoria Rhododendron Society Sale – The VRS sells rare rhododendrons. Expert growers will also be on hand to answer your questions. SATURDAY 9am-noon at Abkhazi Garden (1964 Fairfield). Free. 250-598-8096.

Rummage & Bake Sale – 9:30am-12:30pm at St. Dunstan’s, (1806 San Juan Avenue). Free. 250-472-1172.

Spring Fair – Homemade baked goods, plant sale, kids books and bouncy castle. SATURDAY 10am-2pm at St. David-by-the-Sea (5182 Cordova Bay). Free. 250-658-5022.

Plants, Pots & Garden Potpourri Sale – Books, coffee, muffins and hot dogs. SATURDAY 10am-noon at St. Michael and All Angels Church (4733 W. Saanich). Free. 250-479-0540.

Metchosin Farmers’ market– SUNDAYS 11am-2pm. To October 31 at the Metchosin Municipal Grounds (4450 Happy Valley). Free.

Market in the Square – Offering plant starts, locally raised meats and eggs, artisan breads and baking, preserves, flowers and plants. SUNDAYS 11am-4:30pm. To September 25 in Centennial Square. Free. 250-598-2593.

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