Vendor Booths - Oct. 7
LAST UPDATED 09/21/2023 - Check back regularly as booths continue to be added!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7
Foster Road Park, 60 Foster Road
10 am to 4 pm
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Star 92.9 will be broadcasting LIVE 11 am to 1 pm.
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THANK YOU SPONSOR!The Essex Reporter
Visit with your local news folks and see what's NEW IN THE NEWS!
THANK YOU SPONSOR!Lawrence Family Farms
Visit with Ethan Lawrence and his family as they bring us a cow calf pair and some history about their family farm. You can also find some prepackaged frozen meat for sale!
THANK YOU SPONSOR!Vermont Army National Guard
Vermont's FINEST will be on site for our Touch-a-Truck event and will host some SOCCER fun. Stop by to say hello, kick a soccer ball, and see the equipment!
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Are you up for some LAWN JENGA? Stop by to visit our friends from NBT Bank and show off your skills.
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Visit with folks from the Essex SeaComm branch and pick up some complimentary swag items!
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Check out CCR Sales and Service at the Touch-a-Truck activity. There could be mini golf and excavators involved...
Essex Free Library
|Essex Police Department|
Stop to visit with our very own Essex Police and learn how you can earn a Challenge Chip!
|Essex Public Works Department|
Do you have questions about public works in your community? Stop by to visit our friendly staff. Learn about recent stormwater projects and pick up some helpful handouts.
|Essex Conservation & Trails Committee|
Learn about what the CTC is doing in your community!
|Essex Energy Committee|
Grab some helpful handouts relating to weatherization and other energy savings along with some GOODIES. Committee members will be on hand and eager to talk with participants about their weatherization options!
|St. Pierre Delicacy Food Truck|
Serving up bacon cheeseburgers, smoked kielbasa, jumbo hot dogs, meatballs, subs, and french fries.
|III B's Ice Cream|
Serving novelty ice cream and popsicles. Who can pass up an ice cream sandwich?
CHEESECAKE! 'Nuf said!
|Cole Farmhouse Art|
Custom art, dog portraits, cards, stickers, t-shirts
|Big Beautiful Life|
Inspired by our Essex Fire Girl Addie, Big Beautiful Life is a nonprofit organization bringing joy to children in chronic medical crisis by way of joy kits and other programs to help them find joy, comfort, resources, and community. Big Beautiful Life raises awareness for, and strengthens other Essex nonprofits and emergency services. Drop by their booth to say hello, read more about Addi, and purchase one of their fundraising products, including Addi's Engine Book!
Cookie cutters, punched tin lanterns, punched pictures, tin ornaments
|Scaredy Cat Art|
Art stickers and prints, original paintings, zines, craft items such as handmade clay pins
Jewelry, planters, candles, patches, bookmarks
|Brave Little Spice Company|
Spices, BBQ rubs, specialty salts
Energizing boba tea
Handmade crystal jewelry
Handmade Artisan goods including: coconut & soy wax candles, reed diffusers, and macramé plant hangers and decor. Additionally, a selection of house plants that are grown and propagated by me!
|Adventures In Granola|
Adventures In Granola employs people with disabilities to help make, bag and sell delicious granola. Support this program and business by stopping by and selecting from four flavors!
|Jilly's Jewels & Trinkets|
Find earrings, necklaces, bracelets, beaded key chains, beaded pens, letter openers, dog leashes and dog collars. There's something for everyone!
Find yourself some delicious Mediterranean food!
Stop by and show this small and growing organization some LOVE. Booth hosts will have information for you about upcoming events for the Essex LGBTQIA+ community. There could be some COLORING going on, too!
|Moments by Kate|
Photo prints (nature, landscape, artistic), blank photo notecards and magnets with photo prints.
|Browns River Maple LLC|
Organic Maple Syrup, Maple Caramel Sauce, Expandable vinyl vases
|Gnomes by Guma|
We wonder what they will sell at this booth? If only we had a hint...
|Birth Smiles Photography and Birth Services|
Displays about my birth, Fresh 48, and maternity photography, labor doula support services, and placenta print services.
$50 off a package coupons given out at table during event!
|Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains|
Have you ever stopped by a Girl Scout booth? Well, they're fun. They're energetic. They're polite. We love them. Or local scouts will be at Community Day to provide information on how to become a Girl Scout, a Girl Scout volunteer, and tell you all about what Girl Scouts do. There will be some fun STEM activities for kids, too!
Enjoy some New York-style street food!
|Child Care Resource|
Child Care Resource provides access to and resources for early care and education. They help to make child care connections, strengthen early learning opportunities, and create child care solutions for families. Child Care Resource works to ensure that children birth through age twelve are developing to their full potential and are well prepared for school and life. Visit their booth for information about childcare, finding childcare, and financial assistance for childcare.
|Essex Community Historical Society|
Visit with volunteers from the ECHS and learn about the Harriet Farnsworth Powell Historical Museum and the Restore the Water Tower Campaign. They will have 2024 calendars for sale, books, and beautiful painted roof slates to raise money for the continued work on the water tower. You don't want to miss getting yours!
|Rotary Club of Essex|
Visit with our local Rotarians - there will be baked goods!
|Aunt Dot's Place|
Bring your food donations to Community Day! Stop by and say hello and pick up information about their services.
Crafts for kids! Make a fun craft and visit with our friends from Essex CHIPS!
|American Income Life - Thieme Organization|
Check this out! Visit for no-cost Child Safe Kits that work in conjunction with the Amber Alert System.
What is Global Foundries? Find out! Stop by their booth for information about what they do, see some "show and tell" items, and check out the STEM activity for kids!
|Golden Guide Senior Living Advisor|
What are your questions? Bring them and visit the Golden Guide Senior Living Advisor booth - Senior Living Advisor & Real Estate Services.
Pick something up for yourself or a friend.
|Full Circle Gardens|
Look for the beautiful flowers as you visit booths and locate Full Circle Gardens. You'll find mums, perennials, indoor succulents, pots, and more!
Rethink Runoff is an ongoing awareness and public outreach effort to reduce dirt and pollutants in stormwater runoff in the Lake Champlain Basin. Stop by and pick up some information material on stormwater runoff, take part in a rain garden game and load up on some free "Stream Team" swag including hats, stickers, and t-shirts!
|Essex Alliance MOPS|
They will be providing information about MOPS, a group for mothers of young children. MOPS meets twice a month on Wednesdays, and offer free breakfast and childcare. This is open to all mothers from pregnancy to preschool age.
Find Vermont Collectibles (packaged hand-crafted miniatures of Vermont places and events such as Truck Stuck in Notch, Whales Tails, and Leaf Peepers Blocking Traffic), stickers, mugs, and shirts!
|Essex Community Players|
Visit with the Essex Community Players, providing quality live theater right in our town at the historic Memorial Hall. Before you meet up with them at their booth on Community Day, be sure to check out their performance, Music in the Studio on Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 and Oct. 6 to Oct. 8th! Visit essexplayers.com for more information!
|Casella Waste |
Learn about their "Recycle Better" campaign!
|Essex Cemetery Commission |
Stop by for a great cause! The Essex Cemetery Commission is raising funds to provide grave markers for those missing on the graves of Veterans in the Essex cemeteries.
SIGN UPS ARE OPEN!
All businesses and vendors located in or outside of Essex are WELCOME to set up a booth during Community Day on Saturday, October 7th. Crafters, food trucks, insurance agencies, banks, stores - bring your wares and informational handouts and join us! (Signups are closed now as of 10/4)
All vendor booths and food trucks/carts are $25 for the full day.
Nonprofit organizations are free of charge with proof of 501(c)(3).
Booths are complimentary for Gold, Silver, and Bronze Sponsors.