Clemson Farmers Market to host First Friday event

CLEMSON — The Clemson Farmers Market will host First Friday at the Market from 3-6 p.m. this week at Patrick Square, located at 578 Issaqueena Trail in Clemson. The market is open rain or shine, and all activities are free.

Shop for fresh, locally grown produce, grass-fed beef and pork, berries, honey, artisan breads and fresh-baked goodies, herbs and spices and a variety of unique, hand-made arts andcrafts. There’s something for everyone In addition to regular market vendors a variety of activities are planned to make your trip to the Market fun and educational.

Here’s what is happening at the Market:

2-3 p.m. — Free Workshop sponsored by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI).

Beverly Weatherford from “All Things Made New,” will show you how to give new life to something old. For information, contact OLLI at (864) 633-5242.

2-3 p.m. — Market Open Market Vendors offer demonstrations and product sampling. Free giant inflatable compliments of Patrick Square.

Healthy living cooking expert Tim Morgan shows you how to cook fast and prepare easy, healthy meals while saving time and money. Watch, learn and taste as Tim prepares a delicious seven veggie garden salad.

3:30-5:30 p.m. — Music by Betsy Bish — Covered Pavilion. Listen as hometown favorite Betsy Bish performs her bluegrass-infused vocals and guitar playing style with stories and experiences for audiences of all ages.

Market Partners are City of Clemson, Patrick Square, and the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce.

Market Sponsors are AgSouth Farm Credit, Clemson Area Transit (CAT), Clemson Downs, Greer State Bank, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute – Clemson (OLLI) and Rick Erwin’s – Clemson.

For more information, contact market manager Kathi Dimmock at (864) 654-3918 or

Vendor information and directions are available at