American Eagle Grand Opening, Monthly Farmers’ Market Comes to Bay Street

Published On July 18, 2015 | By Bobby Lee | In the Neighborhood, Local Businesses

The Bay Street Shopping Center is celebrating the grand opening of the much anticipated American Eagle Outfitters and the start of a monthly Farmers’ Market this weekend. Bay Street will close the main thoroughfare to vehicle traffic and debut a monthly market orchestrated by the non-profit Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association from 9am to 1pm.

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American Eagle Outfitters opened their newest retail store on Wednesday, replacing long-time tenants Williams-Sonoma and Kay Jewelers who shuttered after last holiday. AE’s lingerie brand, Aerie, also opened next door. There were no grand opening sales or celebration planned for either store.

Farmers’ market shoppers can expect to find local fruits, vegetables, fish, organics, cheeses, baked goods, cut flowers, crafted preserves, honeys, and oils available for purchase. Highlighting the entertainment will be Professional Dance Instructor Tytus Bergtrom who will give country dance lessons from 11am to 1pm, followed by a hoedown. A free reusable bag will be given to the first 500 shoppers.


BAY STREET LAUNCHES NEW FARMERS’ MARKET WITH A KICK

Free Country Dance Lessons & Hoe Down

Farm to Table-Dance To Provide Fresh Fruit and Foot Stompin’ Fun

WHAT:

The streets of Bay Street will come alive several weekend days this summer with a foot stompin’ Farmers’ Market and Country Dance Hoe Down, complete with free country dance lessons. Dubbed the Bay Street Farmers’ Market Farm to Table-Dance, this festive day promises good old fashion country time fun. Locals and visitors are invited to stroll the streets and shop for the freshest local fruits, vegetables, fish, organics, cheeses, baked goods, cut flowers, crafted preserves, honeys, oils and more, provided by the Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association. A free reusable market bag will be given to the first 500 shoppers each day. Attendees are encouraged to wear their boots and learn all the cool country-dance moves from Professional Dance Instructor Tytus Bergtrom. Bergrstrom will provide free country-dance lessons followed by a Hoe Down for all to enjoy.

WHO:

The Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering California farmers to be enormously successful in Bay Area communities produces the farmers’ market at Bay Street as well as dozens of other farmers markets throughout the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. Two-Time Dance Champion and Professional Instructor Tytus Bergstrom will provide the complimentary country-dance lessons from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

DATES:

Saturday, July 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sunday, August 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, September 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

About The Author

is a Bay Area native who’s lived in the Christie Core Neighborhood since 2010, Bobby enjoys exploring the far corners of our region, trying the newest restaurants in the area, or relaxing to 80's era television sitcoms and game shows. For the past six years, he's hosted a web video series called 2 Minute Finance teaching basic money management and consumer education.

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