Free and open to kids of all ages, the Proctor Farmers Market has scheduled a host of demonstrations and activities for Saturday, June 8, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The annual Kids Day features an all-day event provided by a diverse group of invited local public and private businesses who share their fun and educational summer program information with Kids Day children, parents, and caregivers featuring booths full of exciting “kid oriented” activities and interests.
Participating special guests this year include:
- Wheelock Branch | Tacoma Public Library: (www.tacomalibrary.org/locations/8)
- Little Chestnuts Mixed Age Preschool: (https://littlechestnuts.com)
- Open Arts Studio: (openartsstudio.com)
- Tacoma Nature Center: (www.metroparkstacoma.org/tacomanaturecenter)
- Burns Violins Music Students: (burnsviolins.com)
The Kids Day event, located at the North 27th and North Madison Street area of the market, will include special Kids Day music entertainment by the Burns Violin School Students from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. To help celebrate “June is National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month,” a Kids Day cooking demo, presented by Ginger & Dill, will provide free tasting samples of just-picked carrots and snap peas with dipping sauce.
The Proctor Farmers’ Market is Pierce County’s only four-season farmers market. It is currently open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of North 27th and Proctor Streets. Free and open to the public, the Kids Day Event is part of the market’s monthly schedule of special community events held throughout the year. For more information, please go to www.proctorfarmersmarket.com.