Polkas, pierogi, and Piwo are all on tap Saturday, October 5 as the Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market celebrates it’s 4th annual Roll Out the Market Polish American Day.
The market opens at 9 a.m. with ringing of the market bell, a special Polish prayer, and accordion music. Polish-related vendors setting up at the Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion and Riley Park include:
- The Peoples Pierogi Collective with at least six mobile grille/cooktops tops preparing pierogi made hot to order along with grilled polish sausage, sauerkraut and potato pancakes
- The Stockpot Sisters serving Golabki (Stuffed Cabbage) along with a variety of their homemade soups
- Chene Modern Bakery with traditional Polish baked goods
- Polish Pride of Michigan with crafts, candies, clothing, and gifts
- Alexandra Lisiecki with European fashion artistry-Recultured Designs
- The Polish American Congress and The Detroit Polish Historical Society as special guests
The “Strawbale Inn” opens at 10:30 a.m. serving up a Piwo Polish beer brewed for the market by Farmington Brewing Company. This light beer is crafted from smoked wheat.
Entertainment includes the Kielbasa Kings, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Making two appearances, around 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., will be the P.R.C.U.A. Gwiazda Dancers, under the direction of Jessica Wendt and choreographed by Basia Nowakowski. The 50 young people, ranging in age from 3 to 18, promote Polish folk music, dance, and customs. Now entering its 60th year of performing, the group is based in Hamtramck.