MOUNT MORRIS – A Back Roads Market will be open to shoppers from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday throughout Ogle County.
Participants will travel country roads, making four stops that feature vintage goods, refurbished furniture, antiques, collectibles, jewelry, food, baked goods, pumpkins, apples and aronia berries. There is no charge to participate.
Shoppers can visit:
• Vintage Chicks and Feeds, 700 state Route 72, East Leaf River. More than 20 vendors offering local honey, soaps, lotion, antiques, vintage wares, wooden barn quilts, and collectibles. Concessions available by The Black Pearl Coffee Shop, Grandpas Sweet Treats, and Benchwarmers Bar and Grill.
• Funky Junk with White Trash and Curb Finds, 6410 West Grove Road, Mt. Morris, refurbished furniture, vintage Christmas, mid century furniture, retro items, jewelry, vintage goods, rusty junk and just plain fun stuff. Baked goods by Bobbi’s Country Catering.
• Berry View Orchard, 7504 West Midtown Road, Mt. Morris. Drive up the hill to find aronia berries, apples, cider donuts, and slushies. See the new Farm Store, filled with jams, gift ware and other treats, also featuring Nelson Family Farms Meats. Ralphies BBQ will be open.
• Hough’s Maple Lane Farms, 3788 N. Mount Morris Road, Mt. Morris. Choose from syrup, candies, maple cinnamon rolls and dog treats; hosta plants, fabric, name brand clothing, jewelry, and “old finds.”
Each market is clean, organized, and spacious. Support local vendors by getting “on the road again” and driving the back roads all within a short distance from each event. Ogle County Health Department social distance guidelines will be followed.
Call 815-734-7244 for more information.