Category Archive • Market Bucks Food Assistance Program

A Message from Co-Founder Ros Bird

On the eve of a new decade, I invite you to join me in celebrating an auspicious occasion. In 2020, Third Place Commons will celebrate its 20th anniversary as a nonprofit organization creating real community in real space. That’s 20 years of fostering a vibrant, connected community where we engage, build, and thrive together. Will ...

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Holiday Farmers Market & Crafts Fair this Sunday, 12/15

You won’t find better holiday shopping than this Sunday, December 15th from 10-3 at Third Place Commons’ annual indoor Lake Forest Park Holiday Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. Yes, ‘tis the season of gift giving and there will be delightful, unique, and handmade gifts for one and all at the LFP Holiday Crafts Fair. Whether you’re ...

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So Much Fun Stuff in December!

Every December at Third Place Commons is a busy one. Holiday events abound, this year more so than ever! The month is filled with music, dance, family-friendly programs a-plenty (including Caspar Babypants!), and one more beloved farmers market and crafts fair. Here’s a quick look at a veritable feast of holiday fare to get you in ...

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Mark Your Calendars for Two Special LFP Farmers Markets & Holiday Crafts Fairs

‘Tis the season for holidays galore. And they won’t be complete without pre-holiday stops at two special indoor editions of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market plus two fantastic crafts fairs for all your shopping needs. The annual Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Crafts Fair will take place on Sunday, November 24th, while the Holiday Farmers Market ...

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It’s Family Day at the LFP Farmers Market – Aug. 11th!

Grab the kiddos and head down to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this Sunday, August 11th for Family Day at the Market. Presented by Third Place Commons, the LFP Farmers Market takes place every Sunday, 10-3, and regularly brings you a delectable assortment of fresh and locally produced fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, and fantastic specialty ...

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Crafts Day at the Market Arrives Sunday, July 21st!

Crafts Day at the Market Arrives Sunday, July 21st!

Get ready for a big day of shopping when a whole host of fabulous artists and crafters come to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this coming Sunday, July 21st from 10 AM to 3 PM. Crafts Day at the LFP Farmers Market is your one-day-only chance to shop a wide array of jewelry, clothes, handmade ...

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Won’t You Be [Our] Neighbor on March 7th?

Grab your slippers and cardigans because you are officially invited to our annual community breakfast entitled Won’t You Be My Neighbor?  The breakfast takes place on Thursday, March 7th. This annual event is always a celebration of the many communities that come together in the Commons, and this year’s program will focus especially on our connections ...

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Top Notch Holiday Shopping this Sunday, Dec. 16th

You won’t find better holiday shopping than this Sunday, December 16th from 10-3 at Third Place Commons’ annual indoor Holiday Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. Yes, ‘tis the season of gift giving and there will be delightful, unique, and handmade gifts for all at the Holiday Crafts Fair. Whether you’re shopping for some cashmere comfort, a ...

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Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Holiday Crafts Fair This Sun, 11/18

This Sunday is the perfect time to start preparing for your Thanksgiving feast and to get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping thanks to the return of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and Holiday Crafts Fair! Start making your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list now so that you’re ready to receive the full bounty of the ...

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Donuts, Alpacas & More at Market Closing Party – This Sunday, 10/21

Donuts, Alpacas & More at Market Closing Party – This Sunday, 10/21

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is ending its regular season with a bang and celebrating the market with a Closing Day Party, this Sunday, October 21st from 10AM to 3PM. So what makes a great Closing Day Party? Alpacas? Donuts? Halloween dog “treats-for-tricks” and costumes? Giveaways for all ages? Seasonal fruits & vegetables, farm-fresh meat ...

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