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Welcome Children's Playhouse - Our new Partners for Kid's Corner at the WCFM

05.11.17 06:30 PM

Playhouse Kids Corner Activities

The Playhouse Kids Corner Saturdays at the Farmer’s Market, held the 1st and 5th Saturdays of the Month May through October, will always feature 2-3 fun, hands-on activities for toddler and preschoolers such as fairy house building, ball runs, bubbles, and sensory play. In addition, we have these special programs planned which will be appropriate for kids aged 4 to 12. Parents and caregivers are responsible for supervising their children.

See the WCFM Events Calendar for a weekly schedule of activities and special events.

The Kid’s Corner is coordinated by The Children’s Playhouse, the High Country’s only non-profit children’s museum. Located at 400 Tracy Circle, Boone, The Children’s Playhouse is open from 10-5 Tuesday through Friday and 10-5 Saturdays in June and July and 10-3 Saturdays in August through May. Visit our website at www.goplayhouse.org or contact us at 828-263-0011.

Kids’ Mini-Market at Playhouse Kids Corner

Hey Kids! Bring your own original artwork and homemade crafts, veggies and flowers or plants that you helped grow and sell them yourself at the Kids’ Mini-Market located at the Kids’ Corner of the Watauga County Farmers Market. You can set up for free any time between 9:00 and noon on special Mini-Market days. It is fun and you can earn your own money. Sell at one market or come to all. No edible prepared food items please.

Connect with the Kids' Corner Facebook Page. for the most up-to-date information about the Mini-Market

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are the dates for the 2017 Mini-Markets?

The Mini Market is held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month May through October: Mini-Markets dates will be posted on the Events Calendar. The first Mini-Market of the 2017 season will be May 13th.

Do we need to sign up? Is there a charge?

Kids do not have to sign up at all and there is no charge for them to participate. Parents of new child vendors will be asked to sign a simple agreement regarding participation in the Mini-Market including a photo release form if they so choose.

What do we need to bring?

Kids need to bring their own cash for making change and signs for their items. Tables and chairs are provided for the kids to share with other kids who are selling.

Can I leave my child while they are at the Mini-Market?

Parental supervision is required. WCFM and The Children’s Playhouse cannot assume any liability for children participating in activities at the Kids’ Corner.

Is the Mini-Market cancelled if it rains?

No, the Mini-Market as well as the Farmers’ Market are open rain or shine! Parents will have to use their own judgment about the weather

Location:

The Kid’s Mini-Market is held in the Kid’s Corner, located at the center of the Market.

More Information:

For a complete listing of kid’s activities in the Kid’s Corner, see the Kid’s Calendar as part of the WCFM Events Calendar.

The Kid’s Corner is coordinated by The Children’s Playhouse, the High Country’s only non-profit children’s museum. Located at 400 Tracy Circle, Boone, The Children’s Playhouse is open from 10-5 Tuesday through Friday and 10-5 Saturdays in June and July and 10-3 Saturdays in August through May. Visit our website at www.goplayhouse.org or contact us at 828-263-0011.

 



More Information

If you need any more information about our market, please feel free to use our contact form, send us an e-mail to info@wataugacountyfarmersmarket.org, or give us a call at 828-355-4918.