Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Market Days continue with Holiday Markets Nov. 13 & Dec. 11

November 10, 2010

Yorktown Market Days will conclude its fourth season at Riverwalk Landing with two holiday markets on Saturday, Nov. 13 and Dec. 11. 
Located on the banks of the York River between Buckner and Ballard Streets, the Holiday Markets will feature an assortment of items for your shopping pleasure: local produce, fresh meat and seafood, fine sweets and baked goods including an assortment of cakes, breads, brownies and cookies; gourmet herbs, homemade relish and spices; specialty cut flowers, holiday wreaths, pines, and flowering bulbs; handmade soaps and lotions; homemade peanut brittle, holiday music and quality art. Over 35 vendors are scheduled for the Holiday Markets.
For entertainment, enjoy the Runaway String Band offering Bluegrass tunes at the November market and in December for the final market, a combination of live holiday musical tunes and seasonal jingles will help make the shopping experience festive.
The Holiday Markets also will feature approximately a dozen local artists. 
Art will include jewelry, woodcarvings, paintings, pottery, beach sea glass pictures and one of a kind photography. For additional artist information, please email Susan Powell, Arts Coordinator at
Free parkingis available in several public parking areas throughout historic Yorktown including the Riverwalk Landing parking terrace, York Hall, the County Administration Center and the York-Poquoson Courthouse Complex. 
Limited space is still available if you would like to become a market vendor. Vendor information is available at or contact Don Willis, Market Manager at 757-877-2933 or for more details. 
No rain date is scheduled for the final markets. In the event of inclement weather, please call the event weather hotline at 757-890-3520 for the most current information. For directions to Yorktown and a more detailed schedule of events, call 757-890-3500 or visit
Yorktown Market Days is presented by the Riverwalk Landing Business Association and York County. Special thanks to the market founding sponsor 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union and other market sponsors C&F Bank and Farm Bureau Insurance for their continued support. The Market is slated to return for the next season in the spring of 2011. Please refer to for a schedule.

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