September 10th, 2011

First day of school

Market Days!

The 37th Annual Mathews Market Days Festival will take place in historic downtown Mathews on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10, 2011. The Festival is a family fun activity–no alcohol is served. Hours are: Friday, 10 am–5 pm, Saturday, 9 am–5 pm and Street Dance, Saturday, 8–11 pm.

The Festival showcases more than 90 booths displaying arts and crafts, tempting food treats and many locally-made products. Craft Fair winning entries will be located in the Information Booth.

Highlighting the local talent will be more than 30 artists from the Mathews Art Group set up on the Main Street Green. For more information visit their website at

The Youth Corner includes pony rides, air-filled activities, pet parade, Buttons the Clown, ice cream and other fun and games.

Musical entertainment on the Main Stage starts on Friday with Show Time Karaoke from 3–5 pm. The music continues Saturday at 11 am, right on through the Saturday Night Street Dance till 11 pm—guaranteed to get you up and keep you dancing! Inside entertainment will be at the Westville Church from 11 am until 2:45 pm, with six different groups performing.

On Saturday from 2–4 pm spelling bees will be taking place in the Old Courthouse Building.

Also on Saturday, the Classic Cruisers Car Show will be displaying at Thomas Hunter Middle School.

Come to Mathews Market Days on September 9th and 10th and share with your family the fun, food and festivities.