The 4th of July just might be a rain out. But with the 5th and 6th expecting to be sunny and warm, why not declare your independence from the kitchen and stock up at the Belmont Farmers Market on fruits and vegetables, cheeses, meats, fish and just about anything you need for a July cook out
The Belmont Farmers’ Market will be open during its regular hours from 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today, Thursday, July 3.
Joining the regular group will be occasional vendors Still River, Sugar + Grain, Soluna Garden Farm and Bedford Blueberry Goat Farm.
As for the food truck, a new vendor, Rhythm ‘n Wraps, is a possibility.
Looking ahead to next week, Siraco Sharpening will be at the market on July 10; so bring whatever needs sharpening.
In the entertainment tent
Bob Leger, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Guitarist and singer Leger has played bass and toured with many rock and country bands. It’s his third season performing at the Belmont Farmers Market.
Storytime, 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Deborah Borsuk of the Belmont Public Library Children’s Department will be reading children’s books about farming and food.
Julia Lenef, 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Julia has played violin since third grade. A Belmont High School graduate, she plays jazz, classical and occasional rock. Julia likes improvising as well as playing composed music. She looks forward to her return to the market for her sixth year.