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Halifax Farmers Market Opens Tomorrow

Everyone is invited to the grand opening of the Halifax Farmers Market tomorrow beginning at 8 a.m.

The grand opening will feature live music by the Bluegrass 5 from 9 to 10 a.m. with special guests, the Halifax Hillbillies, to follow.

A grassroots plant and seed swap will be held, along with the Southside Master Gardeners Association-Halifax Botanical Garden display and the Dan River Basin Association display.

Door prizes will be given away by local businesses, along with live cooking demonstrations, kids activities, raffles and giveaways, Scottsburg Baptist Church Youth Group bake sale and local crafts available throughout the day.

The public is invited to support local farmers this season and buy from their selection of fresh herbs, flowers and vegetable plants, soaps and lotions, baked goods and fresh produce.

Silver Queen corn, squash, zucchini, onions, new potatoes, cucumbers and homegrown tomatoes are expected to be available at the Halifax Farmers Market tomorrow.

Market days will be Friday from 9 a.m. until and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. until, but association vendors are welcome six days a week.