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October 8

By |October 4th, 2016|

It’s the “Market in the Barn” this weekend for the final Peninsula Country Market of the season on Saturday (October 8) from 9am – 1pm at the Saanich Fairground. We’re headed under cover this Saturday due to the unstable weather patterns were experiencing. Buy fresh Island cranberries and fresh-picked corn (Jack Mar) for your Thanksgiving feast as well as other fresh farm veggies. Saanich Peninsula beef and lamb too. Check out your favourite craft vendors and get an early start on holiday shopping. NEW! Buy Country Market Market Buck$ stocking stuffers! Music by Chick Wagon Band.

October 1

By |September 26th, 2016|

Our first October market!  Captain Pete is back with seafood, Yellow Point Cranberries will be here with Island cranberries and you can buy Mar Farms fresh-picked corn at the 4-H Trailer. Music by Jeff Stevenson. The market is on rain or shine – if the weather looks nasty, we’ll be in the RCMP Barn on the west side of the Main Hall (on the left as you enter the Fairgrounds).

September 24

By |September 18th, 2016|

Thanks to all of you who came to the market last Saturday despite the weather. Our vendors appreciate your support. It was great having Captain Pete back on shore at the market and we look forward to him being at the market for the rest of the season. Local cranberry alert! Next week you can buy fresh Island cranberries when Yellowpoint Cranberries comes to the market! Music by bluesman Bill Johnson.

September 17

By |September 11th, 2016|

This Saturday ends Farmer Appreciation Week so come on out and enjoy the hall harvest! Market fave Dave Harrris performs on stage. The market is on rain or shine. Beginning this week we have the option of being in the RCMP Barn at the Saanich Fairground if it looks like nasty weather.

September 10

By |September 7th, 2016|

We’re back! The market continues this Saturday through the Thanksgiving weekend with a great music lineup beginning with Knacker’s Yard (www.knackersyard.net) on September 10. The market is on, rain or shine. Beginning September 17 the market has the option of moving inside the RCMP Barn at the Saanich Fairground if the weather is nasty.

September 3

By |August 28th, 2016|

Yes there is NO MARKET on September 3 as we make way for the midway at the historic Saanich Fair (www.saanichfair.ca) over the Labour Day weekend. But we will be back on September 10 with great music from Knacker’s Yard (www.knackersyard.net/) and continuing on through the Thanksgiving weekend (October 8).

August 27

By |August 21st, 2016|

This week’s market is the penultimate market before the Saanich Fair over the Labour Day weekend at which the market field is transformed into a bustling midway! So, come on out to the market this week then enjoy all the Saanich Fair has to offer the following Saturday. We’ll see you back on the market field on September 10. The market continues through to Thanksgiving Saturday (October 8). Music this week: Brad Prevedoros

August 20

By |August 14th, 2016|

Family Festival 2016

Experience awesome family fun at the Central Saanich Family Festival – presented by the Saanichton Village Association – at the Peninsula Country Market next Saturday, August 20!  It’s all the usual farm fresh-flavour plus special activities for kids.  Race giant hamster balls down a track or play in a Bouncy Castle from Games2U.  Take on the challenge of the Inflatable Obstacle Course from the Panorama Recreation Centre and get your face painted with fabulous creative designs.  All this and prizes too, including family passes to the Saanich Fair.  And don’t forget the Lions famous pancake breakfast! No admission fees.

The Market celebrates its 25th Anniversary on Saturday – one of the longest running markets in the Victoria region – with a cake and the start of its campaign to create a mobile Agricultural Education trailer.  Take home farm-fresh produce and locally raised meats from Peninsula farms for dinner – and add some wine from local wineries.  Enjoy the diversity of more than 50 vendors on this beautiful market on grass.  Dogs welcome!  Lots of free parking too

Information: www.peninsulacountrymarket.ca or www.saanichtonvillage.ca.

August 13

By |August 3rd, 2016|

Another great Saturday market coming your way – enjoy a country morning among friends.  Music this week: Trifaucis. Click here to visit their Facebook page. And get ready for a super market on August 20 – we partner with the Saanichton Village Association to present Central Saanich Family Day!  Lots of great games and activities plus Lions pancake breakfast! AND we celebrate our 25th Anniversary with a big cake and a special “bodgering” demo by Graham Cox AND we introduce our 25th Anniversary project: an agricultural education trailer!

July 30

By |July 26th, 2016|

Looking forward to a fun holiday weekend! Music this week: Dave Harris One Man Band. Click here to link to a Youtube sampling of Dave’s music.

 

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