June 25: Really Really Free Market at the Congo Square Market
Share Tompkins’ second Really Really Free Market is part of the Congo Square Market! Food, books, electronics, clothes – EVERYTHING in the RRFM area is free. Bring what you can, take what you need. The more we can provide for one another locally, the closer we are to sustainability!
Friday, June 25, 4-8pm
Southside Community Center
305 S. Plain St. Ithaca
The Congo Square Market takes place 4-8pm every Friday through September 3rd and features live local music & dancing, visiting with friends and vendors selling food, instruments & more. Vendor fees and fruit and vegetable stand proceeds support Southside and the Congo Square Market.
There will be live music from Jorge Cuevas & the Caribe Jazz All-Stars!
Named for the famous Congo Square in New Orleans, the market honors African-American history. In the early days of US slavery, recently enslaved African peoples and others could gather in Congo Square for music, dance, and stories. The Ithaca Congo Square Market is a project of Southside Community Center, Ithaca Youth Bureau’s, Paul Scheurs Memorial Program, and Tompkins County Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Whole Community Project.
Please spread the word even if you can’t come!