Category Archive • Market Bucks Food Assistance Program

A Year-End Message from our Executive Director

What a wonderful year it’s been for our Commons Community! With the support of folks like you, Third Place Commons has seen an extraordinary period of rebirth, rebuilding, and regrowth in our many public programs and services. Rebirth – When we first reopened our Third Place Commons doors to in-person programs in fall 2021, we focused ...

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Vendor Line-up for LFP Farmers Market & Crafts Fair on 11/20

Get ready to shop because this Sunday, November 20th is the big Lake Forest Park Farmers Market & Crafts Fair – just in time for Thanksgiving! Visit with your favorite market vendors while picking up all the tasty goodies you need to make your holiday feast complete. You’ll find plenty of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, ...

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Don’t Miss the LFP Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Holiday Crafts Fair on 11/20

The holiday shopping season officially begins on Sunday, November 20th from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Lake Forest Park Thanksgiving Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. This wonderful annual tradition is the perfect opportunity to shop your favorite market vendors and stock your fridge and pantry with delicious, fresh autumn offerings for your big family ...

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Closing Day at the LFP Farmers Market This Sunday, 10/16

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, a program of Third Place Commons, will wrap up its regular season with a bang this Sunday, October 16th from 10AM to 2PM. Yes, we know Sunday’s a big sports day, but you’ve got more than enough time to get down to the market before the festivities start. And you definitely won’t want to miss ...

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The Return of Dancing & the LFP Farmers Market!

There’s big news at Third Place Commons. While community transmission remains moderate and controlled, Third Place Commons has updated the community dancing policy to allow dancing once again during the Weekend Music program. This is especially exciting given the great line-up of highly danceable bands coming up at Third Place Commons including: 4/29 – Left Turn on ...

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A Message from Our New Music & Events Coordinator

This past summer, I had the honor of joining the team at Third Place Commons as the new music and events coordinator, and for the first time I got to experience the joy that comes with being a part of this Commons community. My first taste of that community was working in the information tent at ...

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LFP Holiday Market on Sunday, December 19th

You won’t find better holiday shopping than this Sunday, December 19th from 10-2 at our annual Lake Forest Park Holiday Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. Yes, ‘tis the season of gift giving and local artisans will be serving up a wide variety of giftable goodies for everyone on your list. You’ll find a delightful array of ...

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Benefit Night at Lake Forest Bar & Grill on July 7th

The Lake Forest Bar & Grill will host a benefit night for Third Place Commons on Wednesday, July 7th from 5-9 PM. When you dine and drink from 5-9 PM, 20% of proceeds will be donated to Third Place Commons and two of its key programs, the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and the Market Bucks ...

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Go Green with us starting May 26th

Third Place Commons invites you to join us in a vital ongoing conversation with “Going Green: A Three-Part Series.” Throughout the series of free Zoom programs, presenters will explore and guide conversation around several topics of great interest that emerged during the recent Lake Forest Park Community Town Hall on Building Climate Resiliency. The series begins this ...

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LFP Farmers Market Opens Sunday, May 9th – Mother’s Day!

The ever popular Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens this Sunday, May 9th (10 AM to 2 PM), and it will once again be chock-full of your favorite market fresh foods and flowers. For many folks, it just wouldn’t be Mother’s Day without a spectacular bouquet from the market for every mom in your life. And ...

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