Kentwood Farmers Market Returns
For its seventh season, the Kentwood Farmers Market is returning. They'll offer 20 different vendors and activities. The Famers Market opens beginning Thursday, June 3 and goes until Aug. 26, taking place 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. every Thursday in front of the Kent District Library – Kentwood Branch.
At the market, you can find fresh produce, baked goods, syrup, cheese, fresh flowers, coffee and handmade items. Also happening at the Farmers Market will be free classes and special events ranging from yoga and other fitness classes to concerts.
Kentwood’s Summer Concert Series will also overlap with the market’s Thursday evening schedule. This years schedule for the Summer Concert Series includes The Accidentals, Bootstrap Boys, Benzing Graves Collective and The Soul Syndicate, along with other Michigan bands.
Here are the dates for the shows:
- June 24 - The Soul Syndicate
- July 8 – The Bootstrap Boys
- July 15 – Benzing Graves Collective
- July 22 – Dalmatian Stone
- July 29 – David Gerald
- Aug. 5 – The Accidentals
New this year, Kentwood will offer essential workers and their guests special VIP seating near the stage. Essential workers interested may RSVP online before each concert. At the concerts, food trucks will be there, though guests may also bring their own food and beer or wine. Concert goers are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket. Val Romeo, Kentwood’s parks and recreation director told Fox 17,
"We’re pleased to be able to offer another fantastic lineup of bands for community members to enjoy live music outdoors. We welcome concertgoers of all ages to celebrate summer in Kentwood with us on the lawn behind City Hall.”
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