Lake City Secondary students Colby Jorde (left)

Lake City Secondary students Colby Jorde (left)

Homemade and hand crafted items hallmark of Medieval Market

Arts and crafts, music, locally grown produce and some old fashioned comfort food are all on offer this weekend at the Medieval Market.

Arts and crafts, music, locally grown produce and some old fashioned comfort food are all on offer this weekend at the annual Medieval Market.

The market this year features 99 vendors, with more than a third of them new to the event taking place this Saturday and Sunday at the Lake City Secondary, Williams Lake campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Hand crafted toys, baskets, furniture, fabric arts, quilts, paintings, jewellery, clothing, wood signs, glassware, pottery, paper tole art, tooled leather items, wooden pens, felting, hats, mitts, musical instruments, miniature Christmas trees, weaving, photography, bags, wood-carved fairy and hobbit houses, glass mosaics, draw knives, children’s toys, beeswax products, crocheted Barbie clothes, and more will be among the offerings.

There will be door prizes, and music all weekend by various community groups.

And Lake City Secondary students will have hearty soups, wraps, smokies, treats and coffee ready for visitors when they stop for lunch or a snack.

Local produce including honey and herbal products and winter vegetables will be available from local farmers.

The market is an opportunity to meet the artists and is a fundraiser for Lake City Secondary School. Admission is $5 for the weekend or $3 for Sunday only (free for children under 12).