Community celebrations planned during upcoming Polk County Farmers’ Markets

Published 12:14 pm Thursday, February 8, 2024

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POLK COUNTY—On Saturday, February 10, the Saluda Winter Market is hosting an event called “Love Your Community!” where local nonprofits On Track Saluda, the Saluda Pantry and the Thrifty Barn will answer questions and promote community connections.  

Local guitar player Jack Drost will provide live music at the market playing a selection of favorites. There will also be unique recipes available, along with the usual array of local vendors selling crafts, produce and more. The Saluda Winter Market takes place inside the Saluda Center at 64 Greenville St. and runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

On Saturday, February 17, Columbus Farmers Market is hosting an event at Iron Key Brewing called “Celebrate Your Community!”  The indoor market will host some of the area’s local nonprofits, including Tryon Arts and Crafts School. The House of Flags Museum will have trivia on hand, and Conserving Carolina will answer questions about their latest projects.  

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The Columbus Market will also have a local guitar player Jordan serenading shoppers with folk, bluegrass and classical music, and the market’s once-a-month vendor, Pinch Spices will be attending. Columbus Winter Market also takes place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For more information on the Polk County Farmers’ Markets, visit