2nd Saturday & YOUTHFEST

Join us for our final 2nd Saturday Downtown of the summer season.  There will be fun things to do for everyone in the family!

8am – 1pm  MACC Farmer’s Market in the Green Lot

10am – 1pm  Downtown Outdoor Market in the Green Lot

10am – 4pm The Market at 1115 Main hosted by The Firestone | Art Studio & Cafe

10am – 4pm YOUTHFEST Youth Vendors (Artists 18 years and younger!)

All Day – Visit our local shops and restaraunts downtown!

Celebrate Our Youth

  • Learn about Foster Care with CHR
  • Play lawn games with Rec on the Run
  • Enjoy Performances by:
    • Mr. Lobster
    • CT Concert Ballet
    • Julie Lang Studio of Dance
    • CAST Children’s Theatre
    • Summit Music Center
    • Northstar Dance Academy
  • Shop from our local youth artist-vendors
  • Create your own artwork with affordable painting activities by Shine Your Light Art & Expression
  •  Learn about services and classes available for children in Manchester – like the FREE class offered in partnership by Manchester Youth Services Bureau and Little Bird Clay Company

Tour our Scarecrow Festival

40+ Scarecrows will line Main Street, celebrating the heroes among us! Come on down and check them out! This year’s scarecrows will have an interactive feature so that you can learn more about our heroes. Bring a smartphone if you have one!