Make It Manchester
August 17 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Manchester’s Downtown Development Authority is excited to announce an arts, shopping and entertainment event – Manchester 3rd Thursdays. Every third Thursday starting May 17th running through October 21st, join the community for a family friendly event that will focus on arts, culture, food and live entertainment from 4-8pm.
The third Thursday of each month will feature different pop-up craft vendors, activities for kids, historical tours, extended business hours for local shops and live entertainment along Main Street in the Village of Manchester. Craft vendors will include items such as: handmade rugs, jewelry, mosaic tile pictures, wooden signs, baked goods, art, and more; while live entertainment will include: local vocal artists, chalk artists, street performers and other forms of music. Event dates include: May 17, June 21, July 19, August 17, September 21 and October 21.
In addition to the weekly activities, the event will be anchored by the Manchester Farmers Market, located at Chi-Bro Park starting at 3:30 p.m. on Ann Arbor Street and the Gazebo Concert Series hosted by Riverfolk Music & Arts at Wurster Park starting at 7:00 p.m. on West Main Street (first one is June 14th). Make it a Manchester 3rd Thursday and enjoy what the Village has to offer in a quaint small-town setting with a unique history and a creative heart and soul.