September 22

By |September 19th, 2018|

A reminder the Market is open, rain or shine! If the weather is nasty, look for us in the RCMP Barn on the left as you enter the Fairground. And after all, what’s a little rain between Wet Coast friends? Come on out and support our vendors! Music this week by Brad Prevedoros.

September 15

By |September 10th, 2018|

Bill Johnson returns to the market stage on September 15. This weekend is the first market we can move into the RCMP Barn (big barn just west of the Main Hall) if it’s raining so you can shop in comfort! Remember the market continues until Thanksgiving weekend (October 6) rain or shine.

September 8

By |September 8th, 2018|

A reminder that the market is back on the field tomorrow, September 8, rain or shine. Weather doesn’t look too bad for the market hours. The market continues until Thanksgiving (October 6).

September 1

By |August 28th, 2018|

A reminder that there is no market this coming weekend (September 1) as we make way for the Saanich Fair. The market resumes on Saturday, September 8 and continues until Thanksgiving (October 6). But hey, you can still have fun at the Fair! Market music in the West Ring with Jeff Stevenson, Dave Harris, Jukebox Junkies and Chris Newman/ Blake Candy.

August 25

By |August 20th, 2018|

Dave Harris One Man Band entertains on the last Saturday of August before the Saanich Fair. We take a break for the Saanich Fair over Labour Day weekend then return for our fall series of markets beginning on Saturday, September 8 and continuing through until Thanksgiving (October 6). You don’t have to miss any market music over the Saanich Fair weekend however! The market stage will be setup in the hunter jumper field in the northwest corner of the Fairground, part of a covered picnic area (just like our setup at the market). Market musicians Jeff Stevenson, Jukebox Junkies, Dave Harris One Man Band and Chris Newman and Blake Candy will be on stage.

August 18

By |August 14th, 2018|

The Saanichton Village Association is partnering with the Peninsula Country Market to present the 8th Annual Central Saanich Family Festival at the market this coming Saturday. Lots of fun for families. Come out and celebrate our community with games, inflatables from GAMES2U and Panorama Recreation and more! Music by Trio Raices (www.facebook.com/Guitarra Chilena). Trío Raíces began in Victoria in 2017 with a desire to promote and share music and culture from Latin America. This dynamic trio spans diverse regions of the Americas, from the Andes to the valleys, and from the Pacific to the Atlantic, exploring the diverse Latin American folkloric traditions. We hope to see you there! For more information visit www.saanichtonvillage.ca

August 4

By |July 30th, 2018|

We had another great sunny market day on Saturday. Looking forward to seeing Captain Pete back on the field next Saturday (August 4) and hopefully a sheep show! Take a trip down memory lane with the Jukebox Junkies on stage.

July 28

By |July 23rd, 2018|

What a great market we had on Saturday – a busy market including Captain Pete, perfect weather under sunny skies and wonderful music from Jeff Stevenson.  Next week Snowdon House, Country Wools (local lamb for your weekend BBQ) and Symphony Vineyard return to the field.  Missing Yoga? Good news! Yoga with Liv is back! Music from Blake Candy, Larry Stevens and James Whittall.  Saturday mornings, 9am – 1pm, Saanich Fairground.

July 21

By |July 16th, 2018|

Popular local musician Jeff Stevenson entertains on the market stage this weekend.  Jeff has a long and fascinating history in music and acting including playing one of the lead roles in the original 1969 Canadian production of the Broadway Musical “Hair” in Toronto!  Want to learn more Jeff? Visit his Facebook page (www.facebook.com/JeffStevensonLive/). Got tools or knives to sharpen? MidKnife Crisis is at the market this week.  Got pets?  Marsco Canine Crunchies and Missy Catnip are on the field.  Grater Whey, Sayward Lea Preserves, Van Isle Apiaries and Coastal Honey are back with us too! We’re also looking forward to seeing Captain Pete at the market.  It might be this week – we’ll let you know!

July 14

By |July 10th, 2018|

It’ll be a berry good day at the market again this Saturday – strawberries, tayberries, raspberries, blueberries, cherries, gooseberries, and currants!  I love our market from my head to-ma-toes – lots of tomatoes and fresh veg too. Looking for local protein for that special summer BBQ? Boughneath Farms (beef) and Country Wools (lamb) can satisfy your needs (still waiting to hear from Captain Pete). Bill Johnson, a local bluesman with an international following, graces our stage on Saturday.  “He’s an unsung hero of Canada’s  blues and roots music scene” (Holgar Petersen, CBC Radio, Stoney Plain Records). Want to learn more about Bill and his music? Visit his website at www.billjohnsonblues.com. Every Saturday morning, 9am – 1pm, Saanich Fairground, June – Thanksgiving weekend.

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