Auburn Farmers Market opens 9th season on Sunday

The Auburn International Farmers Market opens its ninth season on Sunday.

The market, in the Auburn Transit Station Plaza at 23 A St. SW, features fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, a variety of foods, bakery products and hand-crafted items.

Come rain or shine, the market is open every Sunday, through Sept. 24, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Special events are planned on select Sundays.

To volunteer, call 253-266-2726. For more information, visit

Events (Subject to updates)

• June 4: Opening Day Celebration starting at 9:30 a.m. featuring Kiwanis breakfast (9-11:00 a.m.) and lunch (11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.)

• June 11: Live entertainment; 10:30 a.m.-noon, Larry Murante; 12:30-2 p.m., Champagne Sunday

• June 18: Father’s Day; Steel Drums

• June 25: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Paul Sprawl; 12:30-1:30 p.m., Oddfellas Cooking Demo

• July 2: Senior Appreciation Day; 10:30 a.m.-noon, Hal Meng “Canning with Friends”; 12:30-2 p.m., Double Barrs Duo

• July 9: 10-11 a.m., Oddfellas Cooking Demo; 11:30 a.m.-12:3 p.m., Marianne Binetti; 1-2 p.m., Siggie The Vintage man

• July 16: Kids Day at the Market; The Ginger UPs

• July 23: Vendor Appreciation Day; 10-11:30 a.m., Champagne Sunday; noon-2 p.m., Train Wreck

• July 30: Dog Days of Summer; noon-1 p.m., Dog Days Parade

• Aug. 6: National Farmers Market Week

• Aug. 13: International Day

• Aug. 20: Live Entertainment: The Ginger UPS

• Aug. 27: Ciscoe Morris visits

• Sept. 3: Chili Cook-off VRFA vs. Auburn Police

• Sept. 10: Live entertainment: Tom Obrien

• Sept. 17: Caspar Babypants

• Sept. 24: Last day of the market