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St. Norbert Farmers’ Market Opening on Saturday

May 11, 2015 9:40 AM | Entertainment

St. Norbert Farmers' Market (CHRISD.CA FILE)

St. Norbert Farmers’ Market (CHRISD.CA FILE)

St. Norbert Farmers' MarketWINNIPEG — The St. Norbert Farmers’ Market will open for the season on Saturday, May 16, just in time for the long weekend.

More than 80 vendors are ready to go, marking the start of the earliest opening and longest outdoor season ever for the market.

Opening day festivities include a performance by the Southglen Fiddlers at 10:30 a.m. to celebrate World Fiddle Day, dignitaries cutting the ceremonial fiddle string at 11 a.m., a performance by the Norman Chief Memorial Dancers at 11:15 a.m. and a fiddle jam at noon.

The market will open for shopping at 8 a.m., including local, fresh vegetables, baked goods, crafts, meats and other Manitoba-made wares.

The market is located on Pembina Highway just south of the Perimeter.

— Staff