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May 9, 2014

Clark Park Hosts Spruce Hill’s Annual May Fair And The Weekly Food Trust’s Farmers’ Market This Saturday, May 10

Clark Park hosts the Spruce Hill May Fair and The Food Trust's Clark Park Farmers' Market This Saturday, May 10. (Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia)

This Saturday, May 10, peaceful and leafy Clark Park springs to life with two lively community-driven events.

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Spruce Hill Community Association is set to hold its annual family-friendly May Fair.

Check out live music by four local bands, food from University City’s top vendor trucks, a kids’ obstacle course and a bounce tent, as well as high-quality handmade goods by local artists and crafters.

Plus, look for a used-book sale and University City Garden Club-sponsored plant sale, in addition to information booths from other local groups and causes.

There will also be a raffle, with prizes donated by University Pinball Family Fun Center like a 60-inch Samsung plasma television as well as tons of gift cards and service vouchers from local merchants.

In addition to the one-day May Fair festival, the Spruce Hill green space is also home to The Food Trust’s Clark Park Farmers’ Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Established in 1998, this market is one of The Food Trust’s largest and operates year-round.

Now that it’s spring, though, look for a wider variety of organic fruits, heirloom vegetables and cut flowers to hit market stands.

Want to keep exploring the neighborhood? Check out Visit Philly’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods guide for even more on the Spruce Hill ‘hood.

Spruce Hill May Fair
When: Saturday, May 10, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Clark Park, 43rd and Baltimore avenues
Cost: Free
More info: www.sprucehillca.org

Clark Park Farmers’ Market
When: Every Saturday, year round, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Clark Park, 43rd and Baltimore avenues
Cost: Pay as you go
More info: www.thefoodtrust.org

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