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Farmers' Market of the Week: Lexington Farmers' Market

This week's market is the Lexington Farmers' Market, located on Route 42 in Lexington, NY in the Lexington Municipal Building Pavilion.
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Thursday, 9-1
East Meets West—Theater Workshop With Lanny Harrison   Four Thursdays, August 11- September 1, 7–9 PMPresented off-site in the instructor’s East Meredith barn studio No pre-registration needed. For teens and adults$15 per session ($45 for 4 sessions for WKC members), payable to Lanny.  Call The Centre for directions (607)278-5454.    
Friday, 9-2
Opening reception, Friday, September 2, 5–7 PM Exhibit runs from through November 5. Our annual fundraising exhibition will be a collection of artworks inspired by the natural environment of the northern Catskills and born from the inventive minds of area artists. (Artists needed! For guidelines, contact info@westkc.org or call (607)278-5454.)
Sunday, 9-4
Join us for our Labor Day party extraordinaire! The Centre’s 11th annual family-friendly summer’s-end celebration of the region’s “agri-cultural” bounty includes a full afternoon of foot-stompin’ music and entertainment. You can graze all day on scrumptious foods made from fresh local products; pick up fabulous baked goods; bid on artwork; shop a huge silent auction and rummage sale of antiques, goods, and services to benefit The WKC; enjoy the beer-tasting booth; keep the kids entertained with lots of kid-friendly games and activities; and shop for one-of-a-kind items from local vendors.
Saturday, 9-17
oxare is not afraid to break down the boundaries of classical music; they have made and performed their own transcriptions of popular and rock music and often perform in alternative concert venues, presenting innovative concerts focused on unique and accessible presentations of contemporary chamber music while assimilating classical standards and popular music. Voxare can be heard on the soundtracks of several films shown at festivals such as Sundance and Tribeca.
Sunday, 10-2
Maarja Nuut combines traditional Estonian music and storytelling with modern electronic elements to explore the boundary between reality and dreams. Nuut’s spellbinding folk stories and fiddle playing are complemented by the use of a loop pedal that layers her own vocal harmonies into hypnotic soundscapes, creating a space where classical minimalism and experimental music meet the village musical traditions of pre-war Europe
Saturday, 10-22
Called “the future of music” (New York Music Daily), Bombay Rickey is a five-piece band that defies easy categorization. With a unique sound evocative of ’60s movie soundscapes, the band plays both covers and original music that borrow equally from the worlds of surf rock, cumbia, spaghetti-Western, and Bollywood, balanced out with a little coloratura soprano.
Saturday, 11-5
The Bumper Jacksons present an exhilarating repertoire of modern American roots music, featuring elements of New Orleans swing, roots, bluegrass, and hot jazz.   With three Washington DC Area Music Awards including Best Traditional Folk Band 2013-2014, the five-piece Bumper Jacksons are a virtuosic juggling act pulled off by performers at the top of their game.  
Saturday, 11-5
ess Eliot Myhre and Chris Ousley, founding members of the Bumper Jacksons, will conduct an afternoon harmony-singing workshop for all ages. They will introduce the basics of harmony singing and teach participants how to hear a chord, find a harmony line, and sing in the phrasing of the lead. The  group will learn songs from the old-time canon and be singing in three-part harmony by the end. FREE with your purchase of a Bumper Jacksons concert ticket; $5 otherwise.