Looking for locally produced products from the Southcoast area? Trying to support local businesses within the community? Want to enjoy live music while you shop? Searching for something fun for the entire family?
Find the answer to these questions at the Huttleston Marketplace, Fairhaven’s very own outdoor bazaar, featured every Saturday at the Fairhaven Visitor’s Center Lawn, 141 Main Street at Rte. 6 at 10:00 a.m. The Marketplace runs until 4:00 p.m, showcasing various vendors from throughout the southcoast. The event will be held rain or shine. The outdoor bazaar will be every Saturday through September 1, 2018.
The Huttleston Marketplace showcases the best of local businesses, selling handmade arts and crafts, quality antiques and vintage collectibles, used books, and locally grown or prepared produce and foods. Delicious bites from locals such as baked goods from Cyd’s Kitchen and Captivating Twists, fresh homemade guacamole from Rockin’ Guac, locally produced honey from Lafleur’s Wild Flower Honey, and fresh herbs and produce from Widemarsh Farm and Barbosa Family Farm. Find a unique treasure such as handmade ceramics from New Bedford Pottery, decorated wooden boxes from Shirley Mendoca, and jewelry from Maria Machado. These are just a handful of the products seen amongst several other vendors each Saturday throughout the summer.
Starting July 21, there will be live musical performances in the early afternoons. Among those appearing will be the Buttonwood Brass, Truue, Keegan Marshall-House, an old-time string band, and the Nina Ott & Chris Lopes trio. Check the website or Facebook page for dates and times.
During the Marketplace house, the Fairhaven Historical Society’s free Museum in the Academy Building will be open to the public. For an updated list of 2018 vendors, visit http://fairhaventours.com/huttleston-vendors-2018/.
For further information, contact the Fairhaven Office of Tourism via email at FairhavenToours@fairhaven-ma.gov or by calling508-979-4085.
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