Scot Cannon and Morty Hansen Perform at Belfast Farmers' Market

By Caryn Knudsen | May 20, 2009

Belfast — On Friday, May 22nd, the Belfast Farmers' Market moves to Upper Main Street and takes on a festival air. Market goers can enjoy not only the first of the seasons greens, herbs, and flowers, and a wide variety of locally produced goods and crafts, but also a dynamic, family-oriented show performed by local musician, mime, and educator Scot Cannon and world class juggler Morty Hansen of Troy.

Scot has been describe by his audiences as “the mime with something to say” and is well-known up and down the East Coast for his original and captivating, heartwarming performances. He specializes in providing educational, motivation, and family-friendly fun for kids and adults of all ages.

Morty currently holds the world record for the most balls juggled between two people, and has been hailed as “one of America's finest jugglers.” His performances inspire wonder, amazement, and delight in his audiences.

The rich collaboration between these two talented performers promises to make the Belfast Farmers' Market and Upper Main St. a fun and entertaining place to be. The Belfast Farmers' Market is open every Friday, rain or shine, from 9am-1pm through early November, and is permanently located on Front St., down at the Belfast waterfront.

The Belfast Farmers' Market was established in 1980 to provide local small growers and craftsmen with an outlet for the sale of fresh picked produce and related agricultural products; to foster an appreciation for Maine's rural resources; and to develop sources of marketing, management and agricultural information for its members. The Belfast Farmers' Market functions as a non-profit membership organization that oversees the establishment of market guidelines, sets quality standards, promotes the market, and encourages growth of the local/regional food supply. All vendors must carry necessary and appropriate licenses and insurances. Please check the website, www.belfastfarmersmarket.org, for more information about market members and coming events.

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