Saturday, September 24

The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw MengestuThe Attleboro Public Library  will be at the Market promoting Attleboro’s Big Read 2016 with calendars of events and materials to encourage participation in this year’s project. The book is “The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears” by Dinaw Mengestu.

The main event of the Big Read launch is from 2-4 p.m. at the Attleboro Arts Museum, 86 Park Street with an exhibit titled Distinguishing Features. The artists have been challenged to create original portraits based on their recollection of, or feelings toward, a subject. The exhibit includes a live hand drumming performance by Dave Curry, multi-instrumentalist and percussion specialist from Drums For One & All.

The Attleboro Area Council of Churches will be at the Market with information about their Crop Walk for Hunger. There’s still time to sign up for the October 16 walk.

Food trucks this week will be Pickled Willy’s, Red’s Street Kitchen and Bones Brothers BBQ )Last week for the Bones Brothers)

Among the vendors* expected this week are:

  • Carvalho Farm
  • Breezy Knoll
  • Alpine Farm
  • Langwater Farm
  • Mello Farm
  • Shamrock Hives Farm
  • Trolly Crossing Farm
  • Great Harvest
  • Foxboro Cheese
  • Borealis Coffee
  • Netties
  • Products of the Hive
  • La Cantina Wine
  • Smackadoodles
  • Red Harvest
  • Sono be (peanut butter)
  • Olive Tap

Also expected are

  • Martha Maynard’s Wetu Farm
  • Marvins Garden (flowers)
  • John Atkinson Silver Jewelry
  • Ugly Dog Books
  • Attleboro Historical Commission
  • Solar

* List subject to change

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