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This is Rutherford's Weekend Happenings {July 5 - July 7, 2019}

Updated: Aug 9, 2019

By Tracy Leigh

Looking for something to do this weekend? TIR has your list of events happening in and around town!

Guitar Bob at the Rutherford Public Library

Friday, July 5 @ 11:15 am

Guitar Bob will visit The Rutherford Public Library on Friday, July 5, 2019 at 11:15 am. This program is for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. No registration is required. All are welcome.

Farmer’s Market

Saturday, July 6 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at Williams Plaza

The Rutherford Farmer’s Market is returning for its 22nd season. The market is sponsored this year by the Borough of Rutherford. The governing body welcomes the opportunity to support regional farmers by allowing them to market quality products in our downtown area. To remain competitive, farmers need to be able to develop new markets for agricultural products grown on their farms. These markets provide the economic activity necessary to help preserve farmland and open space, which in turn contributes to a better quality of life in our region. Our borough benefits because market patrons have access to fresh, high quality produce and our local businesses enjoy increased business activity.

Vendors for this year include:

• Becca’s Bakery –Amish baked goods: apple dumplings, whoopie pies, donuts, breads, cookies, honey, jams and apple butter - Wednesdays

• Sy Grisconis Farm – Fresh produce

• Dr. Pickle – Pickles and brine cured products - Wednesdays

• Black Sheep Irish Bakery – Scottish and Irish sweet and savory baked goods, Wednesdays beginning July 3 through August 28

• Dutch Hill Farm – Pork products and poultry, every other Wednesday beginning June 19th

• Kariba Farms – All natural and organic dried fruits and nuts

Photo Credit: Shiva Shanti Yoga School

Free Yoga in Lincoln Park

Saturday, July 6 @ 8:00 am

Free Yoga in Lincoln Park. Part of the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign. Saturdays at 8 am in Lincoln Park. Join Shiva Shanti Yoga teachers for a Vinyasa Class with music.

Photo Credit: Meadowlands Racetrack

Meadowlands Fireworks & Fan Appreciation Night

Saturday, July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

It is Fan Appreciation Night at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Enjoy the free fireworks display following the races. Head over to the any concession stand, the cafe, or Victory Terrace for $1 concession items: hot dogs, pretzels, popcorn, soda. $2 Bud/Bud Light draft also available at all locations. Discount prices available from 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm only. Special post time for live harness racing is at 6:35 pm.

To find more events going on in town, check out Rutherford 365.

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