Farmers’ Market Season Returns, Lutze Biergarten Debuts Friday

Monday: Farmers’ Market season is back and this year the Downtown Farmers’ Market is celebrating it’s 10-year anniversary. To kick off the new season, the market will offer $5 beer and wine tonight. [Sign me up!] The Grove market runs from 4pm to 8pm Mondays and Thursdays through. December.

Tuesday: Marketplace JC is back at the Harborside Atrium showcasing a variety of locally made crafts, art, and food. Vendors include Outer Limits Hot Sauce, Taproot Organics, Myriad Mirage, and more. The market is held every Tuesday from 11am to 3pm.

Tuesday: Exchange Place is celebrating the debut of its very first Farmers’ Market, thanks to help from the newly formed Exchange Place Alliance. The market will run every Tuesday from 3pm to 8pm through December 19 at 185 Hudson Street (in front of the Harborside Atrium).

Wednesday: Today marks the return of both the Hamilton Park Farmers’ Market (every Wed from 3pm to 7:30pm through end of October) and the Journal Square Green Market (every Wed & Friday from 11am to 7pm through December).

Wednesday: Groove on Grove — an outdoor concert series showcasing local bands — is back for its 10th year. The party runs from 5pm to 8pm outside the Grove Path station.

Thursday: Ani Ramen’s official ribbon cutting ceremony will take place this evening from 4pm to 5pm with Mayor Fulop. [If you haven’t tried their food and drinks yet, you’re missing out.]

Thursday: Art House Productions presents The Art of Tasting — an evening of small bites from Hudson County’s best restaurants. Held at the Harborside Atrium, tickets are $65/pp and the event runs from 6pm to 9:30pm. Food sponsors include Whealth, Try Vegan, Bucket & Bay Craft Gelato, Krispy Kreme, Grove Square, HCCC Culinary Institute, Brightside Tavern, and Edwards Steak House.

Friday: White Eagle Hall will celebrate its official ribbon cutting ceremony with a free show by Rye Coalition with Sunshine & the Rain.

Friday: The Lutze Biergarten is celebrating its grand opening with a Cinco de Mayo party complete with fireworks. Food vendors include Epic Rolls Sushi, Eemas Cuisine, Departed Soles, The Guac Spot, and Bacon Me Crazy, among many others. The party starts at 5pm and runs till midnight at 15 Second Street (Harborside).

(Photo: Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market)