Market at Liberty Place to celebrate first anniversary
The Market at Liberty Place will be celebrating its first anniversary this weekend. Festivities begin on July 11, with two live musical acts -- a Frank Sinatra-style performer from 5 to 7:30 p.m., followed by Kennett Square’s own Born Sisters from 7:30 to 9 p.m.
The Born Sisters are Kristen and Kara Zach, country/pop duo who write and perform their own songs.
Saturday’s events include a history lesson at 11 a.m. with Captain Liberty sharing the history of the Liberty Ship, which is the material that the Liberty Place building is made out of. A children’s story time featuring “One Tooth Tim & Pirate Jim” by local author and Kennett Square resident Peter Doerfler takes place at 1 and 1:30 p.m. Sidewalk art and bubbles will be available outside (weather permitting) from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday evening will be capped by a performance by the R&B band Goodfoot, with Leon Spencer as the lead vocalist.
On Sunday, Captain Liberty will be back for another history talk at 11 a.m. Other activities include a book signing by children’s author John-Ruben Aranton Jr., from noon to 2 p.m. Aranton wrote “What Treat Can Ruben Eat,” a book about children’s food allergies. A trivia contest, which is free to enter, will take place at 2 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to winners. Temporary tattoos and balloons will be available all weekend.
The market will also have a guest vendor, Giggybites, with gourmet dog treats for the entire weekend.
Located at 148 West State St. in downtown Kennett Square, The Market at Liberty Place is home to a mix of merchants selling foods, wine, produce, and other retail goods. Located inside are Nourish Juice Bar & Café, Yo’R So Sweet (creperie), State St Pizza & Grill, Paradocx Vineyard, Terra Foods (organic grocer), George & Sons Seafood, & Punk’d Pineapple (soft-serve ice cream).
For more information, visit www.themarketatlibertyplace.com.