Second street market set in Powell July 27

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

The second of Powell's three annual downtown street markets will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 27, rain or shine.

Historic Downtown Powell Inc., the non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization and promotion of downtown Powell, will host the event. Proceeds will benefit the organization's efforts, said executive director Anna Steck,

More than 110 dealers will offer antiques, collectibles, handmade items, and arts and crafts.

Local farmers will sell home-made baked goods -- fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs; organics and flowers and greenery -- on Olentangy Street. Local nonprofit organizations will sell food and beverages throughout downtown as fundraisers.

Admission and parking are free. Dealer space rental is still available until 9 a.m. the day of the event at Village Green.

Steck said dozens of local volunteers have been working on creating the markets for months. More volunteers and product donations are needed. People interested in volunteering or reserving a booth may call Steck at (614) 396-3336, e-mail or visit The event includes artists who have rented booth space, Steck said.

"We have an art vendor who is a caricaturist who will be located in front of MACA restaurant at the four corners. We also have (more than 40) artists who have rented booth space for their various mediums: (including) watercolors, jewelry, metal sculptures, natural fibers and wood designs."

The nonprofit groups that will attend include: Historic Downtown Powell Inc. with an information and merchandise booth at Hall and Olentangy streets, the Delaware Speech and Hearing Center with an information booth and the Powell Kiwanis Club with a food stand, Steck said.