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August 30th, 2008

Filed under: Events — newseditor @ 7:39 pm

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Beneath dramatic rain clouds today’s first Community Market was a great success, raising money for the new art gallery and stallholders. Moggsie’s cakes were a hit as usual, Siobhan received lots of generous support for her Blessed Broodmare fundraiser, which has been extended to be drawn on September 30th, and there was an excited run on plants, bags, toys and handmade goodies. It was great to see people from Leigh Creek and further afar.

We’re celebrating the success with an encore this weekend, Saturday September 6th, 11am – 4pm at 33 Railway Terrace East, Copley.

If you’re ready for a spring clean of your wardrobe, a tidy up of your craft corner or sharing some fresh produce or some other goodies, feel free to join us with stall for a $10 donation, or drop in with some pocket money and some friends and check out the range of fresh fruit, plants, vege seedlings, original framed artworks, toys, bags, fresh cakes, handcrafts, trash and treasure and antique collectables.

Stay tuned for notices of the Community Market continuing on a monthly basis!

8 Comments

  1. Just had to come in tonight and see how it all went.
    Sounds like it was a fantastic day if you didnt get the rain ummmmmm the city, did pretty unfair I thought maybe it will all get wet later .
    All the wares look nice and colourful as well, wish I could have been there (I am in spirit) if ya know what I mean.
    May you have many many more fetes to come I know I used to love the baking side of the oned I was Involved it alas I cant stand long enough to do that now.

    Byee for now

    Comment by kate — August 30, 2008 @ 9:43 pm

  2. It did rain but we were well covered!

    Comment by newseditor — August 31, 2008 @ 8:56 am

  3. It was a great market day and thanks to the organisors for putting on a great do and Di for the yummy vegetarian lunch and mogsy for the cakes (sorry i didnt buy them all!)…Look forward to the next market day!

    Comment by Captain Strangelove — August 31, 2008 @ 3:43 pm

  4. Yah great day everyone and many thanks to all. See you next Saturday xxx

    Comment by gina — September 1, 2008 @ 3:25 pm

  5. #from another thread…….

    it may be petty issues to you peoiple but to the people that have donated their time for these sort of things it is not. Dont critisise people trying to make things happen. grow up

    Comment by john munford — August 26, 2008 @ 12:38 pm

    Well john munford…where were you to help the people who donated their time and effort for the community market? Did you come and support it?…no????? I believe there was quite a crowd at the caravan park that day….was anyone informed that the market was happening???? or did the beautiful signs get taken down yet again??? i guess what is good for the goose…is not good for the gander!!!!!
    we all had a wonderful time, made some money and enjoyed the beautiful rain as well. You missed a great event….I do believe it is called ‘cutting off your nose to spite your face’…guess you missed out.
    If we all worked together for this community, can you imagine how successful all events could be?

    Comment by di — September 1, 2008 @ 10:38 pm

  6. OhHhHh, vAlId PoInT tHeRe dI…

    Comment by KiCkInG BiRd — September 2, 2008 @ 12:06 pm

  7. the market is a winner! looking forward to the next one, more cakes clothes and goodies to come.

    pics: http://www.flickr.com/photos/copleyimagegallery/

    Comment by newseditor — September 11, 2008 @ 6:53 pm

  8. Yes, sure was a lovely day! Watch this Space….. We will be planning ‘Evening Markets’, rainbow clothes (lets put some colour into Copley!!) and more….
    Markets with Flair, see you there….

    Comment by gina — September 16, 2008 @ 7:26 am

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