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									                                                                                Special Events
                                                                                                     P.O. Box 2207
                                                                                              206 South Main Street

News Release                                                                                   Greenville, SC 29602
                                                                                               www.greenvillesc.gov



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date:      October 14, 2009

Contact: Tara Eaker
           Marketing Manager
           467-6667
           teaker@greenvillesc.gov


CAROLINA FIRST SATURDAY MARKET HARVEST FULL OF AUTUMN DELIGHTS
 Autumn Harvest features children’s activities, special events and seasonal produce October 31


Greenville, S.C. – The Carolina First Saturday Market gets a seasonal makeover October 31, offering children’s

activities and special events including pumpkin carving, a Fall Fare Cook-off, Halloween treats and a children’s

Halloween Costume Contest presented by the BI-LO Center and STAR WARS: In Concert. The market’s Autumn

Harvest will take place on Main Street at McBee Avenue from 8 a.m. – Noon.


“Autumn is a great time of year for fresh, seasonal items, and the market provides the perfect opportunity to shop

local,” said Market Manager Morgan Cox. “We’ve also created new special events to the Autumn Harvest, so

shoppers can bring the entire family for a fun-filled morning of Halloween events.”


Market shoppers will find an assortment of seasonal produce, gourmet foods and colorful flowers from over 40

different market vendors. Featured seasonal market items include pumpkins, apples, an assortment of coffee

blends, gourmet dog treats and freshly baked pies and breads. In addition to shopping for the finest and freshest

locally grown seasonal items, the Autumn Harvest will also feature live music by a local entertainer.


For more information about the market, contact Morgan Cox at 467-4494 or visit www.saturdaymarketlive.com.


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                      Carolina First Saturday Market Autumn Harvest Schedule



Children’s Trick or Treating
8 a.m. - Noon

Children can go trick-or-treating at all the market vendor booths.

Pumpkin Carving
8 a.m. - Noon

Shoppers can buy their pumpkins at the market and carve it for Halloween night. Fun patterns and carving tools
will be available to use.


Fall Fare Cook-off
10 a.m.

Cooking enthusiasts can showcase their most prized fall recipe at the Fall Fare Cook-Off. The special event is open
to the public. Interested participants can download additional information and an entry form at
www.saturdaymarketlive.com.


Children’s Halloween Costume Contest presented by the BI-LO Center and STAR WARS: In Concert
11 a.m.

Children can show off their Halloween costume and become eligible to win tickets to the BI-LO Center’s STAR
WARS: In Concert and The Wiggles Go Bananas. Star Wars Stormtroopers will also make a special appearance at
the market. Children must sign up for the contest at the City of Greenville booth by 10:30 a.m.




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