Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/24/21
PCM Goes Inside Out – a Festive Series Bringing the Best of PCM Outside – Returns Saturday, April 3
Plus, Ponce City Farmers Market Opens for the Season on March 24, RoleCall Theater Presents High School Musical Theater Showcase this April & May, & More
Ponce City Market announces upcoming happenings taking place throughout the spring. Amid COVID-19, Ponce City Market is adhering to health and safety guidelines, including requiring guests to wear facemasks in the Central Food Hall; requiring property staff to wear face coverings at all times; providing social distancing signage and hand sanitizer throughout the property; and cleaning and sanitizing the property regularly.
PCM Goes Inside Out (Every Other Saturday Beginning April 3, Starting at Noon) – With warmer weather upon us, PCM Goes Inside Out is back! Kicking off on Saturday, April 3, the series will bring the best of PCM outdoors every other Saturday through December. Starting at noon, visitors will enjoy a variety of exciting happenings as PCM Goes Inside Out brings favorites to The Courtyard and Yard where guests can safely relax and spend some time enjoying food and drink from PCM restaurants, music, yard games and family fun.
Ponce City Farmers Market (Wednesdays Beginning March 24, 4-8pm) – Honoring Community Farmers Markets’ commitment to farmers, vendors and community, Ponce City Farmers Market (PCFM) will open for the season on Wednesday, March 24 with COVID-19 safety protocols in place, including requiring face masks. The producer-only market will be held from 4-8pm every Wednesday through November at The Shed, the covered outdoor space alongside Ponce City Market’s entrance to the Atlanta BeltLine.
Ponce City Farmers Market offers fresh produce, artisan products, handmade crafts, goods for the home and body, and more from an average of 30 rotating vendors per week. Market-goers can take home organic produce from Cosmos Farm and Partnership Farm, baked goods from Martha’s Boy Bakeshop and Sweet Lola’s, kombucha from Cultured South and Figment Kombucha, natural body care from Vibrational Living, Helena Kai and SugarMelon Handmade Cosmetics, green cleaning supplies from Squeaky Green Cleaning Co and much more. Throughout the season, the market will also feature special events, arts and crafts and visits from goats.
Each vendor accepts credit cards, while some additionally take payments via Venmo, CashApp, PayPal and Apple Pay. SNAP/EBT dollars are accepted at qualifying vendors. Through the Georgia Fresh For Less program, PCFM will also match the dollar amount of any SNAP swiped. When shoppers spend $10 in SNAP, they will get $10 for free to spend on fresh, local fruits and vegetables.
Guests may access the market via the Atlanta BeltLine or from Ponce City Market. Parking on the third floor of Ponce City Market’s parking deck (accessible via the ramp to the right of Pancake Social) is the most convenient access point to the farmer’s market via the BeltLine Tressel.
Start to Finish Art & Home Showcase (April 2, 3-8pm & April 3-4, 2-7pm) – The Print Shop by FreeMarket Gallery will host Start to Finish, an interactive art and home showcase, from April 2-4, 2021 at Ponce City Market. Located at The Plaza, next to The Shed and alongside the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail, the collaborative exhibit will feature artwork by Adelaide Tai and the start-to-finish process of creating complex, large-format artwork. Art from Yoyo Ferro, Jonny Warren, Aliya Smith, Angie Jezez, Aesek, Chris Veal and more, plus home furnishings and decor from Ponce City Market shops like SustainAble Home Goods and The Victorian, will also be available for viewing and purchase.
RoleCall Presents The RoleCall High School Musical Theater Showcase (Throughout April & May 2021, Noon & 3pm) – Created to highlight the best young actors and singers in the state of Georgia, The RoleCall High School Musical Showcase will feature shows from five metro Atlanta high school theatre groups, including Buford High School, West Forsyth High School, Lambert High School, Tri-Cities High School and Denmark High School. Each school will perform two distinct outdoor shows at The Amphitheater at Ponce City Market at noon and 3pm. Information on show dates and tickets ($15 per show or $25 for both) can be found here. A portion of ticket sales will be given to each participating school. For RoleCall Theatre’s full lineup, including details on their popular Laugh Out Loud…Outside (LOLo) series, please click here.
WITH LOVE – A Solo Art Exhibit by Jeremy Brown at The Plaza (May 1-2, Noon-8pm) – Atlanta-based, contemporary visual artist Jeremy Brown will hold his first solo exhibition in over five years at The Plaza, next to The Shed and alongside the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. Titled WITH LOVE, the collection will include 30+ new, mixed media works exploring the universal concepts of identity, unity, longing and the pursuit of happiness. Brown’s multilayered set includes his signature use of bold colors, loose brushwork and a dynamic blend of actual and implied textures. His art also includes text lifted directly from his personal notes and journals. WITH LOVE is an expression of Brown’s unique visual language inspired by spirituality, philosophy, music, poetry, fashion and the human experience.