Best Bet: Downtown Farmers Market Saturday, July 7

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Cliff Jette/The Gazette

Downtown Cedar Rapids is the place to be Saturday, celebrating the growing season with 14,000 of your closest friends. More than 200 Iowa vendors will display their wares, from homegrown produce and fruit to flowers, meat, wine and artisan gifts. Bring bags to tote home your finds, or head to the Information Booth to borrow a cart to wheel your purchases to your vehicle. Pets are allowed, but not recommended, because of the crowds and weather. Entertainment/activities begin at 8 a.m. with yoga in the park and the Eastern Iowa Arts Academy on the main stage, followed by music and demonstrations throughout the morning.

Downtown Farmers Market

7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday (7/7), downtown Cedar Rapids; free admission; Cedarrapids.org/events/farmers-market


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