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Town of Unicoi: Farmers Market and Yard Sale
August 27 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 24, 2019
Unicoi, Tenn. — The Town of Unicoi is combining its annual Unicoi Farmers Market with the Community
Yard Sale to give residents and visitors a full range of available products and activities every Tuesday from 8
a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Tourist Information Center at exit 32 off I-26.
“We want to provide people a place to shop, eat and gather on a weekly basis,” said Communications
and Programs Director Ashley Shelton. “By combining the two events we’re hoping to broaden the audience
and offer both vendors and visitors a more diverse experience.”
The market will include fresh fruits, vegetables, and baked goods, as well as local craft vendors,
trade-craft demonstrators and yard sale bargains. The Tanasi Art Gallery, located inside the Tourist
Information Center, will also be open each week and offers a great escape from the heat. Picnic tables will be
set up so visitors can browse the booths, grab some fresh food then sit back to enjoy the summer weather
while eating lunch on the hill.
“I can’t wait to grab some fresh veggies and have lunch with my buddies while enjoying the beautiful
views from the Visitors’ Center,” said Mayor Johnny Lynch. “I think this will really help bring the community
together and provide both local growers and residents with a solid outlet for their products.”
Vendor pricing is based on category with farm products, prepared food and handmade crafts requiring
a $5 annual market fee. Yard sale booths and demonstration spaces are free but an application must still be
submitted. Only one application per season is required and vendors may then call each week to reserve their
space by phone. Booth spaces are assigned on a first come, first served basis. Tents, tables, chairs and other
equipment will not be provided so please make necessary arrangements prior to the market opening.
For more information or to become a vendor, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact
Patricia Bennett at (423) 735-0517. Vendor applications are available online at unicoitn.net under the event
tab. The Unicoi Farmers Market and Community Yard Sale is held at the Tourist Information Center located at
106 Unicoi Village Place, in Unicoi, Tenn.