Category Archive • Weekend Activities

These Garden Gates Open for One Day Only on 6/15

Get your ticket now for the to the Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour & Market, and prepare to discover six magical, private worlds of garden delights… each with live music, working artists, master gardeners, and OF COURSE, gorgeous flowers, plantings, landscaping, garden art, and so much inspiration and delight. The big event is ...

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Travel the World with Our World Music Series Starting Friday!

If you’ve got wanderlust, why not travel the world musically with Third Place Commons now through April? Around the World (in 43 Days) presents four nights of world music from Celtic to Latin to French cabaret and more. The fun starts this Friday with a Celtic themed show just in time to get you warmed up ...

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Big Band Series Warms Up January at the Commons

It’s 2019 and it’s officially time once again to Swing into the New Year at Third Place Commons! This is the third year in a row that the Commons has started the year off in high style with this popular big band series. Every Saturday in January, head to the Commons for an evening of delightfully ...

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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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A Whole Host of Holiday Fun in December

You know that every month is a busy one at Third Place Commons. But with everything from an indoor holiday farmers market & crafts fair to dance recitals and dance lessons to holiday concerts and beloved children’s entertainer Caspar Babypants – plus weekly live music and dancing as always – December is moving into overdrive! Here’s ...

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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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Ring in a New Era with a New Market Bell on 9/23 – Special Ceremony!

Did you know that the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens each week with the ringing of a special market bell? And that the vendors aren’t permitted to sell for the day until that bell rings? Unfortunately, our old, beloved bell was lost recently, and so the market has had to make due with borrowed bells ...

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Family Day at the LFP Farmers Market this Sunday, Aug. 19th

You won’t want to miss the fun at Family Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this Sunday, 10am to 3pm! Family activities will be the order of the day, starting with chalk artist Justin the Circler, who will be on-hand to share his creations and lead families in making their own chalk creations. The market ...

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Crafts Day at the Market & More This Weekend!

This weekend brings some extra special fun to Third Place Commons and the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, including one of the biggest events of the market year, Crafts Day! Crafts Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is your one-day-only chance to shop a wide array of jewelry, clothes, handmade cards, decorative items, and ...

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