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Live Music At The Barn!

Saturdays at 10am unless otherwise noted
 
July 18th: The Pretty Shaky Stringband (2:30 pm - 5 pm)
 
Interested in performing at the Market? Please contact the market at (517) 483-7460 extension 234 or at Liza@lepfa.com. We are currently booking music for the coming months!
 
 

 

Food Truck Mondays at Lansing City Market

Food Truck Mondays

Every Monday from 11 am - 2 pm, through October 26th

Several of Lansing’s favorite food trucks, as well as up and coming gems, will be parked alongside the lower plaza of the City Market every Monday from 11 am until 2 pm, through October 26th. Bivouac BBQ and Joe’s Gizzard City will be participating every week, while other vendors will be added and rotated. Grab your significant and not so significant others and enjoy lunch at our picnic tables with a scenic view of the Grand River!

Farmers Market Tuesdays at Lansing City Market

Farmers Market Tuesdays

Announcing Farmers Market Tuesdays! 

Every Tuesday through October, 12-8 pm

Farmers Market Tuesdays will feature local farmers and other various merchants selling their produce and wares in the plaza space outside the City Market. The goal of the weekly event is to offer a wider variety of produce and do so for the convenient hours of 12 pm to 8 pm. Come enjoy the Market and our space by the river in a whole new way!

 

 

Jazz on the Grand

July 29th, August 26th, and September 9th, 6 pm

he Lansing City Market is excited to announce “Jazz on the Grand,” a series of jazz concerts that will be free to the public this summer. The City Market and LEPFA have been working with local organizations, including the MSU College of Music and MICA, to give back to the community and provide more entertainment options for Greater Lansing residents. Attendees can enjoy refreshments from City Market merchants, who will be open throughout the event. The event’s free admission is due to generous sponsorship by LAFCU, Michigan State University College of Music, SERF, Gordon Foods, Lansing Center, Huntington Bank, WKAR, Emergent Biosolutions, Wolverine Development, and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, and Smith, Inc.

Grab a drink at the Waterfront, a crepe at For Crepe's Sake, or barbecue at Red's Smokehouse and relax at our picnic tables for a very special evening of entertainment.

The full schedule of the series is as follows:

July 29th, 6 pm: Kimmie Horne and Dewitt Jr High Jazz band,

Aug 26th, 6 pm: Phil Denny and Everett High School Jazz Band

Sept 9th, 6 pm: MSU Professors of Jazz

 

 

Family Education Days (F.E.D.)

 
Family Education Day (F.E.D.) is a FREE family program available at the Market every other Thursday at 4 pm. 
 
The program is geared towards children (toddler, elementary aged) and their families. Each week a fun topic of interest for adults and children is featured. Past presentations include: Valentine's Day eggs, Healthy Environment; Healthy Me with MSU Recycling, Dr. Seuss's Birthday with CADL, Pollinators and Environment with Fenner Nature Center, and many more!
 
The last half hour of the program is dedicated to a nutrition education lesson, accompanied by a food demonstration featuring exciting new recipes and even delicious sampling! 

On July 16th, kids will be making homemade granola and trail mix.

On July 30th, Americorps, serving the Mid-Michigan Environmental Council, will be conducting a hands-on activity that will allow kids to do their own planting! They can take the plants home and follow the instructions provided to care for the plant all by themselves! 

On August 13th, it is homemade soup!