The Lisle French Market has moved to a new location on the northeast corner of Main St. and Burlington Ave in Lisle, IL. It remains open for the same hours, Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Bensidoun USA market continues to offer weekly live musical entertainment, in addition to its local vendors that provide a variety of produce, baked goods, jewelry and other artisan crafts.
The newest addition to the Lisle French Market is Fasel’s Nursery. Fasel’s sells plants from its nursery in Big Rock, IL and produce from its farm in Hinckley, IL. Throughout the year they focus on seasonal products; presently you can find pumpkins, and gourds, and other fall goods at its booth. Fasel’s will also be presenting a pumpkin patch – in the grassy area – every Saturday through the end of the season.
The Lisle French Market’s wide assortment of vendors, offers goods to meet a range of preferences. Windy Acres (Geneva, IL) sells its seasonal fruits, vegetables, jams and flowers. At the Provos Bakery booth, you can find fresh baked Polish breads, cookies, cakes, pastries and pies, and visit Blue Creek Farms for its Michigan grown fruits, and vegetables.
There are many other great vendors at the Lisle French Market, including Pop-A-Harrys (Wheaton, IL), selling flavored gourmet popcorn. The Great Harvest (Naperville, IL) booth sells its bakery fresh bread, and KAP Farms offers market-goers its farm fresh local fruit, mushrooms and other vegetables grown in northern and southern Illinois.
At the Lisle French Market patrons are treated to live weekly music entertainment. Merv Collins, the finger-style guitarist, plays on September 22. On September 29, the husband and wife team Lynn and Dave Gow perform their range of musical stylings including: classic, folk, blues, and country music. Steve Justman comes to the market October 6 and plays vintage folk, classic, country and more.
Other musical entertainment includes Dean Milano who shares his blend of folk, country, rock, ballads, Latin and bluegrass on October 13. Anselmo Marquez brings his Spanish influenced ballads to the market on October 20. Lastly, the market finishes out the season with Jenny and Robin Bienneman on October 27. The husband and wife duo combines her harmony vocals and thumb piano melodies with the sounds of his jazz guitar.