Heading Into September
As we head into September, I wanted to share some things that are happening around Walton over the next few weeks.
Walton First Fridays ("Your favorite spots open late!") will have it's "First Friday" on September 2nd, 4:00-8:00pm. Some of the businesses open late this night are: Doog Goods, KIPNZ Gallery, Yarn Over Crafts and Hobbies, The Evolution Store, and YOLO Mercantile. Caroline Fay's Big Little Art Studio (BLAS) will also be having an open studio.
Bovina Farm Day is Sunday, September 4th, 10:00-5:00.
KIPNZ has an open call for local artists for two shows.
Build-a-Bouquet at Birdsong Farms on September 8th @ 6:00pm. An event in support of Eric Ball, a local candidate for State Senate. Free event, donations encouraged.
The Walton Farmers' Market continues Fridays from 11:00-3:00 through the end of September, though September 2nd will be the last market with live music (duo Bea Summers & Barb Acker).
The Walton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Party on the Plaza on September 3rd. Vendor marketplace and kids carnival games, plus live music most of the day.
Clean Sweep 2022 will be in October, registration required in advance. Please read the full description at the link for more information about this community hazardous waste collection event.
The Lost Bookshop, a new book store seeking a home in Delhi, will be in residence at Bushel Collective for the month of September. Check it out Saturdays from 12:00-5:00pm. Check out Bushel Collective's latest newsletter for other upcoming events.
School starts September 7th.
And since school is starting, the kids program at the library is also resuming. More information about this and other library events in the September newsletter from the Ogden Library.
Walton Walks for Hunger (sponsored by the Walton Ministerial Association) will be held Sunday, September 25th this year. Get a pledge sheet from any church or Studio 190 if you're walking, or consider sponsoring a friend or neighbor. Most of the money raised stays in our community.
For a bit of fun, we'll sign off with our newest section, Walton Trivia. The answer will be revealed in our next newsletter, which will be coming out in a couple of weeks.
Walton Trivia Question of the Week:
The first mayor of Chicago was born in Walton. What was his first name?