This Saturday's downtown farmers' market includes children's events

Milford Downtown Farmers' Market is having a special day this Saturday, Aug. 24.

Along with the regular farmer vendors offering a wide selection of fresh goods, there will be a stilt walker to entertain the children who will also be making balloon animals. There also will be a children's face painter sponsored by the Downtown Milford Business Association, a children's caricaturist doing portraits for the children, a craft table, an area to make a fairy garden, a local children's author, Bonnie Feuer and her illustrator Sharai Platt, and more.

There will also be live music, "Milford's Own" Glenn and Bob.  All activities are free for all children. The market opens as usual at 9 a.m., but activities for the children will start at 10 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. The Milford Downtown Farmers' Market is located at 58 River Street.