The last story time of the season at the Saturday Morning Market is May 11 at 11:30 a.m. This month's event includes interactive stories, music and smoothies for the first 50 children.
Saturday Morning Market
Friday, May 3, 2013
Saturday, March 16, 2013
The Saturday Morning Market will be held at the Synovus Bank parking lot at 333 3rd Ave, N. in St. Pete on March 16.
Friday, March 15, 2013
The Saturday Morning Market will move to the Synovus Bank Parking lot for March 16 due to the setup for the Grand Prix.
Friday, March 16, 2012
On March 17, the Saturday morning market is being moved to Central Avenue in conjunction with the construction of the track for the Honda Grand Prix. The market will be closed on race weekend, March 24.
As Honda Grand Prix weekend gets closer, the Saturday Morning Market returns to its former Central Avenue home for one day only, Saturday, March 17. The move is due to the construction of the 14-turn, 1.8 mile waterfront track for the World's Fastest Spring Break Party, March 23-25, also known as the Honda Grand Prix. Central Ave. will be closed to through traffic from First to Third Sts. from 5:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Second St. from First Ave. N. to First Ave. S. will also be closed. Uniformed officers will be present during market hours to direct traffic, a news release aid. Market hours remain the same, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Patrons will be able to shop for the same selection of locally-grown produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, along …
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
This weekend there is going to be a book sale at the Saturday Morning Market for a specific cause: to help RSVP senior volunteers in Pinellas County with gas expenses.
“The mileage reimbursements we receive through RSVP are very important to us. There is no way we would be able to help deliver meals to the home-bound elderly without this assistance. We just wouldn’t be able to afford to volunteer without it.” – John Tyrrell, who volunteers along with his wife, Suzanne, for Neighborly Care Network’s Meals On Wheels program If you enjoy reading books, but like many people are on a tight budget these days, with limited discretionary money to spend, here’s an opportunity to purchase books at a very low prices and at the same time help a worthy cause. At the Saturday Morning Market, May 14, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Pinellas County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) will have a booth selling …
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Check out five one-of-a-kind items found at the popular outdoor market downtown that make for great gifts for the holidays or just about any occasion.
This time of year is full of shoppers in search of that perfect present. Whether for Christmas or New Year's or just to say thank you, many people struggle to find just the right something. Enter the Saturday Morning Market. Patch went down to the last Saturday Morning Market of the year to find five items that you might not find anywhere else. Now, how's that for one-of-a-kind? The crafters, artists and cooks at the market put their own unique brand on their items for sale. Green Mind Growers – Desert Rose This beautiful plant has a striking red hue apt for the holiday season. The desert rose, with its Middle Eastern and African origins, may be one of those plants for people with brown thumbs. It can last up to eight months with little …
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
On Dec. 18, the open-air downtown St. Petersburg market is holding "Festival of the Last Minute" for harried shoppers looking for one-of-a-kind gifts.
The folks at the Saturday Morning Market in downtown St. Petersburg are organizing some contests and giveaways to bring last-minute Christmas shoppers to the outdoor bazaar of handmade products, fresh produce and prepared food items, among other treats. On Saturday, Dec. 18, the Saturday Morning Market will hold "Festival of the Last Minute," honoring the long-standing tradition of never getting all one's holiday purchases complete until the last minute. In other words, all procrastinators are welcome. Among those last-minute shoppers may be Santa himself, who is expected to pay a visit. Carolers will be on hand to get shoppers in the holiday-buying spirit. There also will be a holiday costume contest for both customers and vendors. Dress …
Monday, December 6, 2010
Mike Ewashenko uses discarded metal from household objects and a blowtorch to create art. Customers at the downtown Saturday Morning Market can't seem to get enough of it.
Mike Ewashenko's workspace looks like the aftermath of a robot war -- twisted metal, industrial waste and ash. It actually is his studio, the place where he fashions mad fish shapes and other marine creatures. All Ewashenko needs is some classic rock blasting from the radio, the broad side of a washing machine, and his trusty oxyacetylene blowtorch. Ewa, as he is known, gets to work. With his cascade of white hair and tie-dyed shirts, Ewa has quickly become a local institution, though he has no formal training and spent years as a scrap yard dealer. Fans line up at the Saturday Morning Market in downtown St. Pete, as well as other weekend venues, to purchase his handcrafted groupers, octopuses, jellyfish and turtles. His pieces sell for $…