Earlier This Year

Check out what happened in Downtown Morganton earlier this year! And if you missed an event, make sure you mark your calendar for next year!

Pop-Up Farmers Market

Saturday, February 8th 9am-1pm

Come join your local farmers, bakers and craftsmen at a special Pop-up Farmers Market on Saturday, February 8th from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Several vendors will be out at the Mini Market location on 111 North Green Street this Saturday selling all sorts of fresh, homemade items. There will be an assortment of goodies for you to pick up for the week ahead.

Join us!!

ACC Chili Cook Off!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

Friday, March 13, 2020

26th Annual ACC Chili Cook-Off

Get set and get ready for the annual ACC Chili Cook-Off presented by Burke County Farm Bureau Insurance. The event will take place Friday, March 13, 2020 from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm at the Morganton Community House (120 North King Street). A BARGAIN PRICED $7.00 ticket buys all-you-can-eat chili with ALL the fixin’s, cornbread, salad, desert and drink! (If you're busy, you can get it to go!). Tickets go on sale February 1st.

Pop-Up Farmers Market

Saturday, March 14th 9am-1pm

Come join your local farmers, bakers and craftsmen at a special Pop-up Farmers Market on Saturday, March 14th from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Several vendors will be out at the Mini Market location on 111 North Green Street this Saturday selling all sorts of fresh, homemade items. There will be an assortment of goodies for you to pick up for the week ahead.

Join us!!

Luck of the Irish FAB Crawl

Saturday, March 14th 11am-8pm!

Crawl with us during the "Luck of the Irish" FAB Crawl (Food, Art & Brew) in downtown Morganton.
Retailers, Restaurants, Breweries, Pubs, and Art Studios are participating in the FAB Crawl on Saturday, March 14th. This FAB Crawl will include some Irish favorites: chef's specials, GREEN beer, music and more await all FAB Crawlers. Also, the Ridgeline Trolley will be available for you to ride from spot to spot in downtown, free of charge! And perhaps you'll spy a leprechaun or two during your visit!

Farmers Market Annual Meeting

This event has been cancelled.

Tuesday, March 24th 2020

Interested in getting involved in the Morganton Farmers Market? Do you have questions about what to expect for the 2020 market season? Then join us at the Morganton Community House on Tuesday, March 24th for the Annual Farmers Market Meeting. From 5:00-7pm we will dine and discuss items involving the 2020 season. Starting dates, ending dates, holiday market dates, WIC program, EBT & Fresh Bucks, and more will be discussed! If planning to attend, please RSVP by Tuesday, March 17th.

$6.00 meal fee. 

Pop-Up Farmers Market

Saturday, March 28th 10am-2pm

Please remember our farmers are a source of food and act as a faction of a grocery store for our community. This Saturday's Pop Up Market will host the following vendors: Forget Me Not Farm, J&J Farm, Hoof & Paw, Pure Solutions, Gagliardo Farm, Little Guatemala

For Saturday's Pop Up Market, the following rules will be posted:

  1. No customers or vendors exhibiting symptoms may enter the market
  2. Maintain 6 feet of social distance at all times
  3. One customer at a time at each vendor table
  4. Only handle product you are purchasing
  5. No congregating

There will also be a hand sanitizing station during the hours of operation.

Thank you for your continued support and if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call 828-438-5252.