Market Day – What To Do

Market Day is Saturday, October 5, 2019, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. No Rain Date.

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What To Do

Market Day offers entertainment & activities for all ages. While admission to Market Day is free, some activities require a small participation fee in cash. Be sure to ask vendors if they accept credit cards before placing your order. An ATM is available at the First National Bank & Trust Co at the corner of State St and Center Ave.

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Family Entertainment

Hayride Wagon
A Better Way Belgians joins us once again with a fun hayride pulled by their popular and friendly (and very tall) Belgian Draft Horses. Take a ride around the historic streets of Newtown Borough! Sponsored by Johnson Kendall & Johnson, Insurance Consultants. ($4/per rider; cash only.)

Children’s Puppet Show
Presented by the Penn’s Woods Puppet Theatre, this puppet show will be held in the Boone Garden on Court Street. Show times are 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.

What’s This Strange Thing?
Test your knowledge of historical objects and take a guess at what this year’s “Strange Thing” could be at the Newtown Historic Association table! Plus, we’ll have postcards & other items for sale, brochures to pick up, information about becoming a member, and some historical books & maps of interest.

Revolutionary War Encampment
Stop by to experience what’s it’s like to camp outdoors colonial style! Presented by the First Crossing Volunteers. NOTE: Includes loud gun discharges with blank ammunition.

Candle Dipping
Light up your dreary winter nights with taper candles you dipped the old fashioned way!

Make a Scarecrow
Come inside the Half Moon Inn to make your own scarecrow for your garden! (Materials fee: $10/person; cash only).

Enjoy the Free Music
Bill Dooley and The Coyotes will perform live music at the corner of Center & Court Streets, 12:00-4:00 pm.

Enter the Raffle for a Trip to Cape May
Stop by the Newtown Historic Association table to enter our popular fundraiser raffle for a chance to win a $400 gift certificate toward a stay at the Queen Victoria Bed and Breakfast in Cape May. Chances are $1 each or 6 for $5.


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Crafters & Artisans

The following crafters & artisans have been invited to set up booths at this year’s Market Day.

2019 List to come! See Vendor Info for details about getting a booth.


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Farm Stands

These local farmers will be selling fresh fruits, vegetables and other homegrown items.

2019 List to come! See Vendor Info for details about getting a booth.


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Demonstrations

Come & watch these demonstrations of colonial-era trades and past times.

2019 List to come! See Vendor Info for details about getting a booth.


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Restaurants

Stop by one of these food booths to purchase a delicious lunch.

2019 List to come! See Vendor Info for details about getting a booth.

Cold water & soda will be on sale at the street corners for $1 each. Proceeds support the Newtown Historic Association.


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Other Vendors

Stop by these additional booths to support our neighbors.

Used Book Sale at the Newtown Library Company
Stock up on a fresh supply of gently used books at the ever-popular sidewalk sale outside the Newtown Library Company! Damp weather may move the sale into the basement.

Bake Sale by Newtown Friends Home
Support the Newtown Friends Home by purchasing baked goods from their stand on the sidewalk in front of Paxson Hall, across from the Newtown Library Company.

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Upcoming Events

Garden Walk

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