IN HISTORIC EVANS AVE PLAZA
FWAFWC recognized the need to encourage support of small businesses and give them a place to showcase their products. The need was addressed through the initiation of "The Marketplace" in November 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic when so many small businesses were suffering and shuttered down. FWAFWC joined the "Shop Small" campaign, championed by American Express. Originally scheduled for November 28th which is nationally recognized as Small Business Saturday, weather caused the inaugural Marketplace to be held December 5th.
Featured as an outdoor event The Marketplace adheres to all CDC guidelines regarding social distancing and wearing masks.
FWAFWC is proud to provide this great opportunity on a quarterly basis and hopes to grow it to a bi-monthly event. Our rich heritage inspired us to have some Marketplace events focus on specific sectors of entrepreneurs.
- Female Entrepreneurs - March - Women's History Month
- Youth Entrepreneurs - June (cancelled; reschedule TBD)
- Open to All - November
SCHEDULE FOR 2021
MARCH 27th - 11am - 4pm
JUNE 5th - 1pm - 6pm (cancelled; reschedule TBD)
NOVEMBER 27th - 11am - 4pm