Delano Community Market opens Saturday

The Delano Community Market is set for another season of local food, art, music and entertainment. The market will open for the summer in downtown Delano along the Crow River on River Street Saturday, May 18, and run from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through Sept. 21.

DelanoCommunityMarketEvery week the Community Market will have special events. This week a Plant Swap will be the featured event. Gardeners can pot up and label any perennials that they need to divide, bring them to the flag pole near the Three Crows and swap them for varieties that they don’t have in their gardens.

Featured Farmer will be Greg Reynolds from Riverbend Farm. He will have vegetable starts from his greenhouse for people’s gardens. The Delano High School Jazz Band will offer musical entertainment. The Destination Imagination Team “The Yoyo Beans” will be at the Community Organization booth. The team will have a pizza fund raiser for its travels to the DI National Championship. Canoe Basics will be the Family Activity for the week, with instruction by Dave Rieder.

Regular market booths of food, arts and crafts will be open for shoppers.