Local Markets on Set for Saturday, July 5
Once the high country summer comes on, folks want to spend as much time as they can outside. After all, they’ve been cooped up all winter under feet of snow!
So, as July rolls around, and the good weather shows up, so do local open-air markets. Tomorrow, Saturday July 5 there will be two markets happening in Leadville.
Musuem Hosts “Ye Olde Flea at Healy”
Once the high country summer comes on, folks want to spend as much time as they can outside. After all, they’ve been cooped up all winter under feet of snow! So as July rolls around and the good weather shows up, so do local markets. Tomorrow, Saturday July 5 there will be two street market happening in Leadville.
Healy House to Host Flea Market This Saturday
The Healy House Museum is hosting its 3rd Annual “Ye Olde Flea at Healy.” This outdoor market will take be open from 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the museum’s lawn.
Nearly 20 vendors, including locals and other area arts and crafts people will have their goods for sale in booths where customers can engage with and buy straight from local makers, creators and collectors!
“We will have our author table again this year,” said Maureen Scanlon, Director of the Healy House. This year the group has expanded to include five authors, all of whom will be available for the day to sell and sign books.
The open-air market will meander throughout the museum’s gardens, as well as along the part of Harrison Avenue that crests to Capitol Hill, adjacent to the museum. Ye Old Flea at Healy is free and open to the public. This market is a dog-free event.
Oh, and yes, the Healy House Museum and Dexter Cabins will be open for tours as usual.
Community Market Continues Saturdays Thru Sept. 6
Also tomorrow, the Leadville Community Market continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the First Mountain Bank parking lot in downtown Leadville. This weekly market will be held every Saturday thru Sept. 6 and features goods and services from local residents and companies. Included among them are Leadville’s “secret” gardeners and bakers, goodies from the Daring Chocolate and locally made Purdy Yummy Soaps.
They are also providing a Kids’/Young Entrepreneurs’ table. In fact, local youth Sam Frykholm, a 12-year-old crepe-maker was recently featured on 9News. Other money-making projects included Allie Collin’s Lemonade stand.
So it’s off to the market you go! Grab the sunscreen and some cash, and go shopping . . . outside!