Upcoming local markets offer great #Shoplocal gift ideas


The fall season brings more people together, especially with the change of weather encouraging them to participate in many outdoor activities such as local markets in the area.

Fall Health Show

Visit Cloudberry Lodge at the Brandon Assisted Living and Memory Care Free Fall Health Show on Thursday, October 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. for the opportunity to receive help with blood pressure screenings and more Again. Vendors will also be available to answer questions about their services. Examples of provider types include Dermatology, Trilogy Home Health Care, Podiatry, VNA Nursing Services, and more. This event will also offer door prizes and each supplier will have their own material for the screenings that they provide.

Cloudberry Lodge welcomes residents to a welcoming, state-of-the-art community with staff focused on resident care. As this is a pet-friendly community, residents can also enjoy an active social calendar as well as resort-style amenities. To add, it will soon be opening a memory care section here in the fall with 14 private studios to care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s.

For more information, call 662-1535. It is located at 3918 S. Kings Ave. in Brandon.

53rd Annual St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church Fall Craft Fair

Come to the 53rd Annual St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, October 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and discover a wide variety of unique, handmade crafts including pottery, woodworking, quilting and more. Sellers with popular brands such as Thirty-One Gifts are welcome to become a seller.

The fair is free to attend. The fee to become a vendor is a $ 50 non-refundable donation to St. Andrew’s UMW (United Methodist Women), which hosts the fair. This would be one of the main fundraisers for the missions.

In addition, the fair will also hold a bake sale and a cafe inside the Family Life Center. Saint Andrew

The Youth Ministry will operate the pumpkin patch from now on during the fair.

For more information, call the church office at 689-6849 or email [email protected]. It is located at 3315 S. Bryan Rd. In Brandon.

Fall Festival Art Walk

Check out the Free Fall Festival Art Walk on Sunday, October 31 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Chill Cawfee. Participants are welcome to come in their costumes as prizes will be awarded for the best costume. It is also an event that accepts pets. People will be able to see local artists in all mediums as well as craft vendors. Food and music will also be available. It costs $ 35 to become a seller.

For more information, email Tom at [email protected] Supplier applications are available on https://valricoartisanfaire.com. It is located at 3407, chemin Lithia Pinecrest. in Valrico.

FishHawk Ranch Market Day

Stop by FishHawk Ranch Market Day on Sunday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Cross Park to see a range of handcrafted and homemade items from over 40 vendors. The market takes place from October to May, the first Sunday of the month. To add, the market is in its 12th season. It is free to attend.

To become a seller, there is a preferential rate of $ 25 per month and $ 30 for the final deadline per month. The mission of the market is to provide the community with convenient access to high quality handcrafted items, locally grown and produced by local producers and artisans.

For more information, contact Susan Parvin at 657-6629 or email her at [email protected] It is located at 16144 Churchview Dr. in Lithia.

9th Annual Gift & Craft Fair

Visit The Bridges Retirement Community’s ninth annual Gift and Craft Fair on Saturday, November 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at its clubhouse for holiday shopping. He is looking for a variety of vendors, such as greeting cards, handmade jewelry, holiday gifts, and more. It doesn’t cost to attend. To become a seller, it costs $ 30. The registration deadline will be Monday, November 1st.

If you are interested in becoming a supplier or have any questions, call The Bridges Retirement Community at 413-8900 or email Janet Noah [email protected] It is located at 5921 Stockport Street in Riverview.

River Hills Sunday Market

Shop at the River Hills Sunday Market on Sunday, November 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. as it hosts an array of local vendors, such as home decor items, fresh produce, crafts, sweets for pets, food and more. It is also a market that accepts pets. The market season has just resumed this month.

For more information, see the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/riverhillssundaymarket or email [email protected] It is located at 4367 Lynx Paw Trl. in Valrico.


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