The annual Alton Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market opens for a new season tomorrow.  The market will be on the parking lot of Argosy Casino, at Henry Street and Landmarks Boulevard, on Saturday from 8am to Noon and also on Wednesday from 4-7pm through early October.

Alton Main Street Executive Director Sara McGibany tells the Big Z in addition to the dozens of vendors, they’ll have live music twice a month, and artist demonstrations:

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About 40 vendors are already signed up for the weekly markets, and up to 40 more are expected throughout the rest of the season.  Those using LINK cards are also welcome to purchase most items available at the market, so check in at the Main Street tent when you arrive.  For more information, go to



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