Saturday Market Member Newsletter

Published weekly during the Market season, generally available on Friday afternoon.


April 6th - Opening Day! Welcome back! Happy 50th Season to Us! April 13th - Guidebooks are here! Pick up a stack at the South Park Info Booth. April 20th - Mother's Day is coming up fast. It's time for donations for the annual Mother's Day Giveaway. April 27th - It's going to be a gorgeous day for Saturday Market. Helpful tips about envelopes, parking, and more! May 4th - May The Fourth Be With You! Mother's Day Giveaway next week! Bring out your donations. May 11th - Founder's Day is today! Plus our annual Mother's Day Giveaway at the stage and lots of sunshine! May 18th - Consider running for the Board of Directors! Candidate statements are due on Wednesday. May 25th - Memorial Day Weekend! The office is closed Tuesday the 28th. Candidate statements are available. June 1st - Board Elections are June 8th. Candidate statements and ballots are at the Info Booth. June 8th - Board Election is today! Plus Artists In Action! Show your skills in your booths. June 15th - Dads & Grads Giveaway at the stage today! June 22nd - Holiday Market postcards are on the way! Online forms will be ready next week. June 29th - Office Closures in July plus lots of helpful Holiday Market information. July 6th - Come grab a big stack of Guidebooks when you drop off your Holiday Market application and deposit. July 13th - It's the annual One Sided Newsletter!! Woohoo! Stop by our booth (X09) at OCF on Friday or Sunday! July 20th - Holiday Market Booking begins on August 1st, deadline for Booth Holders of Record is today! July 27th - Legacy Musician Day at the stage! Also bring us your clowny clothes by Aug. 3rd! August 3rd - Holiday Market booking is underway. Check the newsletter to find out where we are on the points list. August 10th - Holiday Market Guidebook Payments are due TODAY! August 17th - Bring out your Elves for their pictures. Also, color some ornaments pretty please. August 24th - Clown School is Today! Also, make sure to turn in your Saturday Market evaluations. August 31st - Great MVP letter about sustainability this week. Office closed on Sept. 3rd for Labor Day. September 9th - Holiday Market Work Task Sign Up Sheets at the Info Booth. Sign up and get your refund! September 14th - Holiday Market booking now at 11 Points. Office Closing at 1pm on Thursday, Sept 19th. September 21st - Market Wide Sale is coming up on October 5th! Holiday Market Booking at 8 Points. September 28th - Legacy Musician Day at the stage! Plus, Holiday Market booking is at 1 Point! October 5th - Market Wide Sale is Today! Signs are available at the Info Booth. October 12th - Stop by to chat with Ilene English today. Plus, Holiday Market Dress Up Days are announced! October 19th - Thrill the World at the stage, watch out for zombies! Holiday Market is Sold Out! October 26th - Artie the Art Bus Today! Upcoming Office Schedule for Holiday Market too. November 2nd - Remember to set your clocks back tomorrow. Only two more outdoor markets! November 9th - Last Outdoor Market of our 50th Season! Office hours and Holiday Market calendar are included. November 16th & 17th - Holiday Market is officially open! Important set up info and Holiday Market office hours. November 23rd & 24th - Next week is Thanksgiving! Office is closed on Thursday. We'll see everyone on Black Friday! November 29th, 30th & Dec. 1st- Happy Thanksgiving, Happy Black Friday, Happy Small Business Saturday, Happy Sunday too! December 7th & 8th - Family Photo in the food court on Sunday at 9:50am! Don't forget to vote in the Board Election. December 14th & 15th - Board Election Results are in! Guidebook forms are ready too. Office closed on Wednesday. December 21st, 22nd, 23rd, & 24th - Fabulous 50th Season! Load out schedule, music schedules, birthdays, cartoons, etc. See ya in April, 2020!


April 7th - Opening Day! Welcome back! April 14th - Calling all Volunteers! Food Specials, Stage Lineup, etc. April 21st - New Staff Announcements-Welcome to the office AJ! April 28th - Mother's Day is coming up, donations needed for the giveaway. May 5th - Founder's Day Is Next Saturday. Flowers everywhere pretty please. May 12th - Founder's Day and Mother's Day all in the same day! Happy 49th Anniversary to us all. May 19th - Candidate Statements for the Board Election are due May 23rd! May 26th - Office Closed Tuesday, Reminders About Fees, Candidate Statements Are Available June 2nd - Fentress Endowment Award, HUZZAH! June 9th - Board Election is TODAY! Vote at the Info Booth. June 16th - Board election results. Mid-Season Wish List Time! June 23rd - Holiday Market Postcards are in the mail and on the website. Huzzah! June 30th - Happy 4th of July this week! Looking for the next Volunteer of the Month award recipient. July 7th - Come get a Guidebook at the Info Booth. Holiday Market postcards have landed. July 14th - Annual One Sided Newsletter, WOO! Holiday Market Deadline is Friday, July 20th. July 21st - Holiday Market Guidebook forms are available. Booking starts the first week of August. July 28th - Remembering Janie Struif. Please bring flowers and include your memories in her signature book. August 4th - Holiday Market Booking is underway! Remembering Judy Anderson. August 11th - Guidebook Ad Payments Due Today! August 18th - Elves, elves, elves! Make your elves for the Elf Game. August 25th - Holiday Market Booking at 23 Points. Call out for 50th Anniversary products. September 1st - Spectacular M.V.P. letter with helpful tips. Office closed on Sept. 4th. September 8th - Bring Vanessa your Elves! Holiday Market booking at 13 points. September 15th - Work Task Sign Up Sheets at the Info Booth. September 22nd - Holiday Market booking at 2 points! Booth Share Forms are now available. September 29th - Market Wide Sale Day is Next Weekend! October 6th - Market Wide Sale is today! Plus, dress up days and new volunteer opportunities. October 13th - Nominate a Volunteer of the Year, plus Snack Luck and Chili Cook Off Details. October 20th - Happy Holiday Market Guidebook Day! Pick up a stack at the Info Booth. October 27th - Annual Fall Family Fall Harvest Gathering tomorrow. Welcome JJ as our new Assistant Manager. November 3rd - Volunteer of the Year goes to Raven Moon and the Saturday Market paraders! November 10th - It's our last Saturday Market, we made it! Office hours and Holiday Market calendar. November 17th & 18th - Holiday Market is Open! Updated office hours and lots of great info about setting up. November 23rd, 24th, & 25th - Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, AND Sunday! Board Statements are ready. December 1st & 2nd - Group Photo next Saturday! Board statements are available. Vote in Member Services. December 8th & 9th - Board Election is this weekend AND Family Photo on Saturday! December 15th & 16th - Board Election results are in! Plus Saturday Market Guidebook forms are ready. December 22nd, 23rd, & 24th - Last newsletter of 2018! Make sure to pay your balances. Kareng Fund Raffle and Pottery Smash!


April 1 - Opening Day! Welcome back! April 8 - Committee Corner, Guidebook Deadline 4/15, etc. April 15 - Guidebook Deadline 4/15, West Park Blocks Deck Design Discussion Thursday, etc. April 22 - New Site Operations Supervisor, Don't Sit In the Street, etc. April 29 - Seeking Mothers Day Giveaway donations, Sell at Tuesday Market, etc. May 6 - Promo Manager Kim Still Resigns, Seeking Mothers Day Donations, etc. May 13 - General Manager Kimberly Cullen Resigns, Run For The Board of Directors, etc. May 20 - How to Get Involved in the Hiring Process, Board of Directors deadline Wednesday, etc. May 27 - Office Closed Tuesday, How to Get Involved in the Hiring Process, etc. June 3 - Parking Etiquette, Manager Search Committees appointed, etc. June 10 - Board Election Today, Manager Search Update, etc. June 17 - Election Results, Guidebooks Available, etc. June 24 - Holiday Market Renewal Postcards On Their Way, etc. July 1 - Office closed Tues & Fri, New Crosswalk Markings, etc. July 8 - Welcome New Managers Kirsten & Jake, Kim's Last Market Day, etc. July 15 - Holiday Market Reserve Vendor Deadline This Thursday, etc. July 22 - Holiday Market Guidebook Deadlines, Extreme Weather Policy Task Force, etc. July 29 - Guidebook Deadline This Week, Extreme Weather Policy Update, etc. August 5 - Holiday Market Booking has BEGUN, Beautiful Booth of The Month, etc. August 12 - Committee Volunteers Needed, Parking Reminders, Holiday Market Booking Continues, etc. August 19 - Volunteer of The Year Nominations, Kim Still Day, Annual Meeting Info, etc. August 26 - It's Kim Still Day, Annual Meeting Update, Holiday Market Elves, etc. September 2 - Extreme Weather Alert, Final Day to RSVP for Annual Meeting, etc. September 9 - Annual Meeting Tomorrow, Holiday Market points at 14, etc. September 16 - Holiday Market Work Task Sign-Up, Holiday Market at 8 Points, etc. September 23 - Holiday Market Booking to all applicants, Lane SBDC offering grants for Market Members, etc. September 30 - Market Sale Day on October 14, 7 Outdoor Markets left in 2017, Bring out Your Elves, etc. October 7 - Market Sale Next Saturday, We Need Elves, Customer Guidebook Tips, etc. October 14 - Market Sale TODAY, Parking Charges Today, Holiday Market Dress-Up Days, etc. October 21 - Holiday Market Guidebooks Available, Extreme Weather Policy Reminder, New Elves to Paint, etc. October 28 - Guidebooks are available, Final Tuesday Market of 2017, New Elves to Paint, etc. November 4 - Set your clocks back, Posters & Postcards are available, Join the Board, etc. November 11 - Outdoor season finale, Holiday Market Everything, Updated Office Hours, etc. November 18-19 - Holiday Market News, Opening Weekend Notes, Updated Office Hours, etc. November 24-26 - Holiday Market News, 3-Day Market Weekend, etc. December 2-3 - Kareng Fund News, Group Photo next Weekend, etc. December 9-10 - Remembering Lotte Streisinger, Board Election Weekend, Annual Group Photo, etc. December 16-17 - Board Election Results, Saturday Market 2018 Guidebook Ads Open, etc. December 22-24 - Holiday Market Season Finale, Outstanding Payments are Due, etc.


April 2 - Opening Day! Fee changes, various reminders April 9 - Fire Marshal reminders, Market posters, Envelope etiquette, etc. April 16 - Protect your valuables, Street Team News, Committee Corner, etc. April 23 - Seeking Mothers Day Giveaway Items, How to Report Possible Standards Violations, Marathon traffic next weekend, etc. April 30 - Seeking Mothers Day Giveaway Items, Tuesday Market starts next week, New featured food producer booth, etc. May 7 - Board adopts changes to Reserve Booth Attendance policy, Consider running for the Board, Mother's Day Giveaway, etc. May 14 -Don't Park for Load Out on Oak St. Before 5, Holiday Market Application changes, Reserve Booth Policy for 2017, etc. May 21 -Board Candidate Statements due Wednesday, Committee Corner, Tarps and Overhangs Rules, etc. May 28 -Candidate Statements Available, Office Closed Tuesday, Street Team Meeting Report, etc. June 4 -Load out parking issues, Four reserve spaces available, etc. June 11 -Board election today, Kareng Fund news, etc. June 18 -Election results, Holiday Market Guide Book, Stay until 5, etc. June 25 -Apply Now for Holiday Market, Holiday Market Guide Book, Farmers Say Hello, etc. July 2 -Holiday Market deadline July 20, Holiday Market Guide Book, Doing Other Shows? Take a Poster! etc. July 9 -The Annual One Sided News, plus cartoons July 16 - HM Reserve deadline Wednesday, Stay Open Until 5, etc. July 23 - HM Guidebook Deadline soon, Committee Corner, HM booking starts next week, etc. July 30 - HM booking has started, HM Guidebook Deadline Monday, Get some internet fame, etc. August 6 - Booking at 30+ HM points, Committee Corner, Stay until 5, etc. August 13 - Booking at 25 HM points, Beware Shoplifters, Time to Make Elves, etc. August 20 - Booking at 14 HM points, HM Guidebook Deadline, Hot Weather Etiquette, etc. August 27 - Booking at 9 HM points, Informational Meeting Wednesday, Make an Elf, etc. September 3 - Booking at 4 HM points, Board Meeting Wednesday, Make an Elf, etc. September 10 - Booking at 0 HM points, Lots of Meetings This Week, Seeking Site Staff, etc. September 17 - Downtown Developments Task Force Letter, Take the Market Member Survey, etc. September 24 - Holiday Market Postcards Available, Downtown Devlopments update, etc. October 1 - Market Wide Sale Oct 15, Make an Elf, etc. October 8 - Market Wide Sale Oct 15, HM Orientations & Final Product Screenings, etc. October 15 - Elf Ornaments to Color, HM Orientations & Final Product Screenings, etc. October 22 - Holiday Market Guidebooks available, Annual Meeting Nov. 2, etc. October 29 - Final Orientation Nov. 2, Annual Meeting Nov. 2, Check your Fire Extinguisher, etc. November 5 - Three Awards Awarded, Consider Running for the Board, etc. November 12 -We Made It! Happy Last Outdoor Saturday!, etc. November 19 -Holiday Market News, Remove Stock, Weds. Deadline for Board Statements, etc. November 25 -Holiday Market News, Board Statements Available, etc. December 3 -Holiday Market News, Board Statements Available, etc. December 10 -Board Election This Weekend, Family Portrait Sunday, etc. December 17 -Haiku/Limerick Contest, Manager Evaluations, HM Evaluations, etc. December 22 -New Board Members, Office and Load Out Schedule, Art Bingo, etc.