Monday, April 30, 2007

Uptown Westerville is a Place for The Uptown Farmers' Market

Beginning May 9th, country comes to the city with the Uptown Farmers' Market.

Conveniently located at the NE corner of E. Home and N. State Streets (WUMA member, Church of the Messiah's parking lot), The Uptown Farmers' Market features home-grown, home-made goods.

The Uptown Farmers' Market is every Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. beginning May 9th and running through October 24th. From main course to flowers, The Uptown Farmers' Market is the perfect stop to pick up all the ingredients for a special mid-week dinner on the way home from work each Wednesday!

Vendors include:

Bildsten Landscape Services

Bird Haven Farms

COTA Farms
The Flying J Farm
Mockingbird Meadows
Landrum Cottage Designs
Plieades Maple Products
RJ Gourmet Foods
Sue's Kitchen
Taste of Seattle Coffee Company

Visit the Uptown Merchants website for Farmers' Market details.

Would you like to participate in The Uptown Farmers' Market and sell your home-grown, home-made products, harvest, or bounty? Get more details, including fees and an application, from the
Farmers' Market webpage.

Uptown Westerville is A Place for People

Look for the Westerville Uptown Merchants Association ad appearing in the April 26th ThisWeek, Westerville edition.

The April ad features a map of Uptown Westerville (bring it with you when you come to 4th Fridays!) and these uptown merchants:

A Gal Named Cinda Lou
24 E. College -- right behind Amish Originals -- the door faces Haywood Alley. 614.599.0308

This unique little shop is a friendly, eclectic collection of art, vintage decor, clothing, jewelry, cards, and clever gift items. When you stop in, ask about the Fortune Telling Miracle Fish!

Amish Originals Furniture Company
8 & 38 N. State Street, 614.891.6257

For today's homes and today's lifestyles -- furniture made just for you. Amish Originals Furniture Company features Ohio Amish handcrafted furniture and home accents. Amish Originals furniture looks beautiful and endures. From elegant to casual, traditional to eclectic, Amish Originals fits your lifestyle and decorating tastes.

Captivating Canines
46 N. State St., 614.882.8863

Got a passion for pups?! From art and household decor to specialty items for you and your favorite tail-wagging, four-footed friends, Captivating Canines is a must-shop-stop for every pet enthusiast! Check out this truly captivating selection of pet-themed merchandise.

Edward Jones Investments
39 N. State St., 614.882.1131

Edward Jones Investments offers a full line of financial services, including 401(k) rollovers. Contact Financial Advisor Tim Bullock today.

Morgan's Treaure
12 W. Main St., 614.882.4401

A goldsmith and graduate gemologist, Bill Morgan offers an exceptional collection of artisan-crafted jewelry and services, including bridal and custom-design, as well as repair and remounting.

NorthStar Pet Services

Pet sitter, Linda Foor, urges you to go away.... often! And, go away with the peace of mind that your pets are well-cared for by a professional pet sitter. Bonded, Insured, Red Cross Pet First Aid Certified, Member of Pet Sitters International.

Suite 59 Hair Design
59 E. Home St., 614.891.HAIR

Located in a historic Victorian era brick, Suite 59 Hair Design offers friendly, personal services to help you make your personal style statement from cutting edge to classic. Call for an appointment today: Tuesdays through Saturdays, evenings by appointment. .

The Uptown Farmers' Market
Northeast Corner of E. Home and N. State Streets, Wednesdays 3 - 6 p.m., May 9th - October 24th

Starting May 9th, make your Wednesdays special and stop by the outdoor Farmers' Market to bring something special home for dinner! An Uptown favorite, the Farmers' Market features local vendors selling organic beef, roasted coffee, baked goods, fresh vegetables, flowers, and more. Home-made! Home-grown!

Your community marketplace destination -- Uptown Westerville is A Place for People.

The Westerville Uptown Merchants Association Co-Op Advertising Program currently runs an ad once a month in ThisWeek Community Newspapers. Are you a merchant who would like to participate in the WUMA Co-Op Advertising Program? WUMA member and Non-WUMA member rates available. Contact Linda Foor, Brickstreet Communications, or 614.352.1144 for more information.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Uptown Westerville is a Place for Fourth Fridays!

Spring is here! And, there is so much going on in Uptown Westerville!

It's the season for Fourth Friday in Uptown Westerville!

An Uptown tradition, sponsored by the
Westerville Visitors and Convention Bureau, Fourth Fridays feature music, entertainment, shopping, food, and activities for kids and families.

Come Uptown for dinner (visit Westerville Uptown Merchants Association members
The Old Bag of Nails Pub, Pasquale's Pizza & Pasta, Michael's Pizza, or Dairy Queen) and stay to take in the 4th Friday atmosphere & activities and browse the shops.

This year's monthly themes are....

May: Back to Nature -- featuring Columbus Zoo, Westerville Parks and Rec, Sharon Woods, Innis Woods, Ohio Division of Wildlife, and Mid-Ohio Planning Commission.

June: Safety Fest -- featuring Westerville Police and Fire and Franklin County Agencies.

July: World Bazaar -- Cultures, customs, and cuisines from around the world.

August: The Perennial Favorite -- Dog Days of Summer -- The streets of Uptown Westerville go to the Dogs! Bring your canine companions and join the festivities including a dog parade, Best on the Street dog show, and the Capital Area Humane Society Ambassador's Group. Sponsored by WUMA Member Captivating Canines.

September: School Daze -- focusing on the achievements of Westerville's youth and their involvement in our community.

October: Midnight Madness -- A fabulous, favorite Boo-fest in Uptown Westerville. Shops stay open until the "bewitching" hour of midnight. Enjoy the atmosphere of the season, drink cider from a smoking cauldron, vote for your favorite scarecrow, Sponsored by the Westerville Uptown Merchants Association.

Mark your calendars throughout the season! Fourth Fridays are the 4th Friday of each month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and run now through the spooktacular Midnight Madness celebration on October 26th. Fourth Fridays! Any Day! Uptown Westerville is a Place for People.