Molloys Chili Cookoff * Farmers Market and Lots of Weekend Fun!

We have some great local happenings this weekend!


SATURDAY: Farmer’s Market starts again this Saturday at Orange Memorial Park 10-2pm just in time to get some delicious and sweet cherries and cool cucumbers.   The Pacific Coast Farmers Market has let us know to expect the return of some of our favorite venders including:

Lemus Farms: Look for luscious plump blackberries and sweet little raspberries, perfect for a fruit salad for Memorial Day picnics. They have very nice-looking fava beans, too.

Lujan Farms: Cherries are here in glorious red and yellow mounds! Bings, Brooks, and Rainiers are here to enjoy. Watch for their Elegant Lady peaches as well.

Golden Coast Bee Collective: Gourmet honeys from the mountains, valleys, seacoasts and back yards of the San Francisco Bay Area. They also have honeycomb!

Haley Sausage Company: Handmade chicken apple sausages, flavored pork sausages (spicy, bratworst, Italian), and other varieties. Great for a quick lunch or dinner.

Beckmann’s Old World Bakery: Their healthy whole grain and whole wheat breads are awesome, their marble rye to die for, and their cheese sourdough amazing. For a sweet treat try some of their pastries and shortcakes.

Brothers Ranch: Organic asparagus, kale, Swiss chard, cauliflower, broccoli, beets, and potatoes, great for your Memorial Day cookout. Try their awesome strawberries and raspberries, too. Check out the peas and fava beans for spring!

STREETS ALIVE! streets alive

Streets Alive is a great event encouraging people to get out and join with neighbors in some fun activities to encourage good health and good communities. Orange Memorial Park and Centennial Way 9-1pm and includes a variety of free activities including; Zumba, Boot Camp, Salsa Dancing, Preschool Family Wheel Day, Classical Stretch, Leisure Walk, Recreation Swim,  Children’s Sports Area (basketball and soccer), and more. All activities are free! The 5K Run for our school district fundraiser also will be taking place and starting at South City High School at 9am . More information on all events and activities call 829-3800


Annual Plant and Book Sale Spring is in the air and it’s that time again for the Annual Plant and Book Sale this upcoming Saturday 10-2 at the W Orange Library. There is so much work put into this event every year by volunteers who support our libraries- and US- all year long so please stop by and show some love in return. Thanks! ‘Friends of the Library annual Book and Plant Sale inlucing books, plants, small electronics, cookbooks, biographies, non-fiction, fiction, children’s books and DVDs.’



SUNDAY – MOLLOY’S Historical Annual CHILI COOK-OFF is always set for the 1st Sunday in May and this year promises to be another major event perfect for folks of all ages. Have some great ‘grub’, meet up with good friends, listen to great music, enjoy an afternoon while helping with this annual fundraised where monies go to the SSF Learning Center. Great Fun, Great Cause. Get your raffle tickets (need not be presant to win), with great prizes like 39″ super slim T.V., Artwork by Franco, B.B.Q., Remote Helicopters, gift cards from Beach Blanket Babyon, Garden Club, Basque Center, Hooters, BJ’s, Outback, Chevy’s, Safeway, S.S.F. Carwash, Kwik gas, Go Car Racing, K1 Racing, and so much more. 755-9545 for more info.

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