New Market is hosting Second Sundays each month with activities, entertainment and special shop openings. The next one will be held Sunday, September 8 from 1-5pm. Some of the attractions include:
- A musical program featuring John Mornini, Brain Derek, Dave Mott, Reid Schoenfelder, and Mike Taylor
- A marbles demonstration with experts from the Middletown, MD marbles program
- A beekeeping demonstration and honey sales at Tulip Tree Antiques
- Samples of handmade soap at Under the Willow Shop
- Samples of crafting (polymer) clay from Artway Studios
- Annual popcorn sale at Town Hall from Cub Scout Pack #1628
- Farm fresh produce and garden plants for sale by Love Cedar Farm at Messanelle Park
As you stroll Main Street you can win your own bag of marbles by visiting participating shops. And children can take the coloring book challenge and their winning artwork could appear on the website.
Coming up on October 13, Second Sunday will feature plein air painters for a paint-in and art show, and the New Market Volunteer Fire Department is set to launch a monthly barbecue chicken series.