May 13, 2017
The Downtown Kirkwood Mayfest is Saturday, May 13. Event activities include sales and specials throughout downtown Kirkwood, live music, entertainment, Kirkwood Garden Club’s plant sale at the historic Kirkwood Train Station, the Artists in Bloom Art Show, Rail Safety Day festivities at Kirkwood Train Station at 110 E. Argonne from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. and activities at Kirkwood Farmers’ Market.
Kirkwood Farmers’ Market opens at 8 a.m. and is located at 150 E. Argonne Drive. Pick up everything you need from local producers and farmers to make a delicious Mother’s Day meal for mom. Enjoy free food samples, a large selection of beautiful plants and flowers and tasty snack items that add to the fresh experience at the farmers’ market.The Southside Creole Playboys will fill the market with music from 10 a.m.-noon.
After visiting the farmers’ market, allow the friendly folks at the shops and fashion boutiques throughout downtown Kirkwood help you select the ideal Mother’s Day gift. Choose from fashionable clothing, accessories, porch and patio decorations and items for entertaining in style. After shopping, enjoy a leisurely lunch or a quick snack from the collection of unique restaurants and specialty food merchants located throughout downtown Kirkwood.
From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., stroll through the Artists in Bloom Art Show & Sale at Station Plaza. Numerous regional artists will show and sell their work. Kirkwood Area Arts Council will share information about local arts activities.
The Lucille Rapp dancers and tumblers will perform at Station Plaza at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, followed by live music on the plaza. Station Plaza is located on Kirkwood Road across from Kirkwood City Hall.
The Downtown Kirkwood Mayfest is coordinated by Downtown Kirkwood Special Business District. Since 1975, the Downtown Kirkwood organization has served businesses and property owners in Downtown Kirkwood through marketing, public area enhancements and administration of Kirkwood Farmers’ Market.