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Mint Hill Farmers’ Market Hosts Customer Appreciation Day this Saturday

This Saturday, July 19th from 9 am to 1 pm, the Mint Hill Farmers’ Market will host Customer Appreciation Day at the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village, 7601 Matthews-Mint Hill Road.  Local residents from Mint Hill and surrounding areas are welcome to browse for fresh fruits and vegetables while enjoying…

  • Live music
  • Panning for gold
  • Free admission to the Mint Hill Historical Society Museum between 10 am and 12 pm
  • Popcorn, hotdogs and more

The Mint Hill Farmers’ Market is a part of the Mint Hill Historical Society and is located diagonally across the street from The Lofts at 7714, Mint Hill’s only historic mill property, which has been retrofitted into ten commercial spaces for lease.

A Full Day in Mint Hill this Saturday

This Saturday, June 23rd just across the street from The Lofts at 7714, the Mint Hill Historical Society is hosting a living history activity at the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village.  The family-oriented event will take place from 9 am to 1 pm, alongside the Mint Hill Farmers Market.  According to The Charlotte Observer, “the 35th Regiment N.C. Troops, a living history organization, will portray the confederate solider and the confederate cilivian during ‘The War Between the States’.”

The Carl J. McEwen Historic Village is located at 7601 Matthews-Mint Hill Road and includes the Mint Hill Country Doctor Museum, the Ira V. Ferguson Country Store, the Ashcraft one room schoolhouse, the Surface Hill Gold Assay Office and village outbuildings.

Also on tap this Saturday in Mint Hill:

  • The Farmers Market – 9 am to 1 pm
  • June Tunes on the lawn of the Town Hall – 7:30 pm
  • Area-wide sale at Lofts Tenant RugsTown – 12 pm – 5 pm

Saturday, June 30th the historic activities continue with WTVI recording a documentary about gold mining in the local area.

This Weekend in Mint Hill

School is officially out today and there is plenty of activity going on in Mint Hill this Saturday to start your summer off with a bang.

The Mint Hill Farmers Market, located in the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village (7601 Matthews-Mint Hill Road), is open from 9 am to 1 pm.  Drop by every Saturday all summer long for locally grown fruits and vegetables and locally made baked goods and more.

June Tunes continues providing music and entertainment on the Mint Hill Town Hall lawn (7151 Matthews-Mint Hill Road) Saturday evening.  This weekend’s guest band is local up-and-comer “Horsefly.”  The event starts at 7:30 pm.

RugsTown, a rug outlet located in The Lofts at 7714 (7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Road) is having a huge sale on its wide assortment of high quality rugs.  Drop by to view it’s comprehensive collection of area rugs and choose one for your home while the sale lasts.


Even More on Tap This Weekend in Mint Hill

In addition to the Mint Hill Highland Games, there is even more on tap this weekend in Mint Hill.  Tonight, May 4th, is the first of this year’s “Movies on the Lawn.”  Hosted by the town and held in front of the Town Hall, this free event features a family-oriented movie on Friday nights, starting with tonight’s classic – Charlotte’s Web.   Movies start at dusk or around 8:30 pm.  Bring lawn chairs or blankets and come enjoy!

Tomorrow, May 5th, the Mint Hill Farmers Market opens for the season.  Held on the grounds of the Carl J. McEwen Historic Village, which is just across the street a bit from The Lofts at 7714, the market is open from 9 am to 1 pm and features locally-grown vegetables, plants and baked goods.