Riverwalk Farmer’s Market extends season with After Market

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Riverwalk Farmer’s Market will extend the season with After Market Downtown Milford Inc. (DMI) recently announced that the Riverwalk Farmer’s Market, which has historically ended in October, will expand the season this year with what they are calling “After Market.” According to Lang Redden, chairperson of the Farmer’s Market, the idea to extend the season came to her after last …

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Big Draw makes changes due to ongoing pandemic

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Create your own King Neptune hat – or any other sea creature you want – for the Big Draw festival planned for the entire month of October For the second year in a row, Milford’s Big Draw event, an art-focused world-wide celebration, will be scaled back due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Due to rising cases in the area, the …

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Funding for Laydbug Festival approved

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The Ladybug Festival will return to downtown Milford on October 2 (Photo courtesy of the City of Milford) In one of her last official duties as DMI President, Peggy Reilly submitted a request to Milford City Council for $30,000 in funding for the Ladybug Festival, scheduled for October 2 in downtown Milford. Reilly explained that DMI bylaws only allowed a …

City of Milford sponsors free vaccine pop-up at Riverwalk Farmers Market

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The City of Milford, in partnership with Downtown Milford, Inc.’s Riverwalk Farmers Market, is sponsoring a free weekly vaccine pop-up starting Saturday, June 12.  The pop-up will run every Saturday from 9am-1pm in the amphitheater behind the Milford Public Library.  This is the first vaccine pop-up in the state to partner with a farmers market and the first in southern …