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Friday, April 4, 2014

Somerville Local First to Host Mother's Day Market

With spring in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about Mother’s Day, which will be here before you know it! And there’s no better place to find the perfect gift to show a special mom in your life just how much you care than at Somerville Local First’s Local is for Lovers Mother’s Day Market.

The market, which is sponsored by ZipCar, takes place on Sunday, April 27, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Brooklyn Boulders Somerville (12A Tyler St.), is free and easily accessible by car or public transportation. All shoppers must fill out a waiver form for Brooklyn Boulders. Save time and fill it out online!

The Local is for Lovers Mother’s Day Market will feature 30 local vendors selling everything from jewelry and handmade soap to sweets and clothing.  Here is a full list of vendors:

Esoterica/Smileybabyhats Hats
Somerville Soap Works
Secret Ships
13mL designs
The Bead Lady
Studio G
Melsy's Illustrations
Sprout Pencil
The Quilted Chuppah
Freebird Designs
Designs by EVFB
Yellow Sun Lisa
Batiz Jewelry
Moxie C Creations
Cuddlepill Designs

In addition to the many local artisans selling their crafts, the Local is for Lovers Mother’s Day Market will include a special appearance by the highly rated Bon Me food truck. It’s a rare chance to sample this delicious food right here in Somerville!

Local is for Lovers shoppers will be entertained by live music from David Tanklefsky and PA Trick. This is a very family-friendly event, so bring the kids and snap a new family photo in the photo booth with photographer Mike Barnes. Brooklyn Boulders Somerville will even have special Mother’s Day treats for attendees!

Vendors and shoppers at previous Local is for Lovers Market have raved about their experience and the Mother’s Day Market promises to be just as fun. Beth Rosa of Pink Pigeon Creations said, “The crowd was great, and with the focus on kids, there were lots of families and people buying gifts for people with families, which is exactly my market.” Shoppers have commented on the community feel of the markets, a place to gather and see friends while seeing some of the best local vendors around.

Shop Local is for for Lovers this Mother’s Day to show mom how much you care about her … and your community!

Local is for Lovers Mother’s Day Market media contact:
Kat Rutkin, Executive Director
Somerville Local First

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Will obviously be there. :)

Hope to see everyone else too.