Market Day at The Yum-Yum!

"Where friends get together in Fork Shoals"

Market Day at The Yum-Yum is returning in 2018 due to popular request!  It will be Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.  There will be vendors & handicrafters showcasing their goods, live music by SC bluegrass band The Rusty Tuners, refreshing drinks & food, good ol' family games, and more.  To participate or for more info, contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (864) 243-2111.

So far we have these participants coming to wow you...

"Paparazzi Accessories" by Maddison Fitzgerald - jewelry

"Thirty One" by Marlena Rouda - purses, totes, organizational items

"Deanie Joy's Boutique" by Stacie Loeffler - women's clothing

"Young Living Essential Oils" by Lori Nelson - starter kits, essential oils, diffusers

"Thistle & Bake Bakery" by Amandela Harris - vegan cupcakes & cookies

Fork Shoals notecards designed by local artist Barbara Chamberlain Williams

"Covered by Layla" by Angela Ferrer - various treats covered with delicious-ness

"Lipsense" by Nicole Northcutt - long lasting lip color

"Limelight by Alcone" by Samantha Gilstrap - all natural skincare & professional grade cosmetics

"AdvoCare" by Sunday Holley - nutritional supplements for energy, weight loss, and workouts

"Thrive Life Foods" by Shannon Parris - shelf-stable groceries & meal kits

"Dots & Spots" by Helena Kurucar - little girl dresses

"Crafty Chicks Boutique" by Wendy Cothran - handmade jewelry, crocheted items, vinyl decor/crafts, homemade essential oil products

"Color Street" by Megan Goss - high quality nail polish in a dry strip for easy, no mess application

"Carpenter B" by Richard Bruce - art project for children to do during Market Day!

"Rock Farms" by Tracy McFarlin - goat milk soaps & lotion; pork sausage if available

Homemade products by Loraine Harris - homemade soap, scrub, bath bombs and apples butter & strawberry jam

"JML Jewelry Design" by Jeff Lotz - handmade jewelry & gem stones for guys & gals

"Rachel's House Cleaning" by Katica - dependable & affordable cleaning service with attention to detail

Bird Houses by Jack Dearman - handmade homes for our feathered friends

Homemade products by Natalie Kennedy - goat milk/shea butter soap, old-fashioned lard soap, herbal salve & lip balm

"Taylor Made Candles" by LuAnne & Doug Taylor - scented candles in colors & fragrances for spring & summer; custom orders, too!

"Usborne Books" by Nicole Nodine - quality books for babies to teens

Plants & seeds by Gloria Hughey, Flower Lady of Fork Shoals - all proceeds will go to the Fork Shoals Community Watch & Fork Shoals Christmas Parade

"Ruffles & More" by Melia Fassett - crocheted ruffled scarves and hair scrunchies

"Necklaces by K" by Kaitlan Sabo - handmade bead necklaces; proceeds will go to her church's youth group

"Annie Beez Door Decor & More" plus "Michael Mac's Creations" by Ann Benjamin-MacDonald - seasonal wreaths, home decor, signs plus re-purposed and wooden items


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To keep things fresh & interesting, instead of Market Day in 2017, we had "Bluegrass Saturday" featuring The Rusty Tuners, a knock-your-socks-off SC bluegrass band.  It was a very special time with super toe tapping music along with our yum-yummy food & drinks.

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Our 3rd Annual "Market Day at The Yum-Yum" was another fun-filled event that brought the community together!  There were old timey games, lots of good food, and live music by the popular Upstate band "Vinyl!"

Look who signed up to come....

~ Market Day at The Yum-Yum 2016 ~

* "DoTerra Essential Oils" with Vicki Coker - for health, beauty, and home

* "Aloette Cosmetics" with Donna Cothran - skincare & cosmetics using organic aloe vera

* "Young Living Essential Oils" with Lori Nelson - for cleaning, bath/beauty, and laundry

* "Huff's Outdoor Power Equipment" with Genni Cash - horse tack & power equipment

* "LuLaRoe" with Julia Mangan - children's clothing

* Kathy Robertson Designer Jewelry - handmade jewelry and decorative solar lighting

* "Barefoot Books" with Liz Berihun - educational items for children

* Seashell Creations by Janet Rhodes

* "Shaklee" with Sarah Jackson - home cleaners, safe for the family & environment

* "Emily Elizabeth Paper Boutique" by Stephanie Cox - custom greeting cards, stationery, invitations, and personalized stamp sets

* Free spinal screening by Tony Espinas, chiropractor

* "Awakening-Touch" with Wendy McNeal - chair massage, essential oils, and natural skin care & soap products

* "Premier Designs" with Joy Boggs - jewelry

* "MJ's" with Myeka Johnson - custom-made gemstone jewelry for women

* Wood crafts by Richard Bruce

* "Norwex" with Jennifer Schadt - non-toxic cleaning & personal care items

* "Scentsy" with Shana Philhower - wickless fragrance warmers

* Plants by Gloria Hughey, "The Fork Shoals Flower Lady" - potted seedlings for your garden

* Vintage hardware, wood pieces, & crafts by Jackie Jackson

* "Unique Wood Creations, LLC" with Brad Niemi - cutting boards, picture frames, etc.

* "Initials, Inc." with Jennifer Lake - personalized totes & bags

* "Freehaven Farm" with Caron Wilson - handwoven goods, hand spun yarns, & felted items

* Custom handmade pillowcases by Elaine Green

* Book signing by David B. Hathcock - local author


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Our 2nd Annual "Fork Shoals Market Day" (May 16, 2015) was a record success!  Thanks to all who helped make it a day to remember in many ways for many people!

Below is the list of the vendors & participants who brought quality items and fun to this family event. See our Facebook page for lots of photo mementos!

Here's to encouraging & enjoying the spirit of community all year long!

~ Fork Shoals Market Day 2015 ~

* John Coker - antiques & treasures

* Marilyn Mott - crafts & antiques

* "DoTerra Essential Oils" with Vicki Coker & Brenda Freeman - for health, beauty, and home

* "Bows on Boys" by Vicki Mullen - bow ties for boys ages 3-10 years old

* "Rock Farms" with Tracy McFarlin - goat milk soaps, lotions, and salves

* "Aloette Cosmetics" with Donna Cothran - skincare & cosmetics using organic aloevera

* "JBloom Designs" with Donna Cothran - personalized jewelry

* "GroupHab" with Patrice Hazan - community health & wellness, screenings & assessments

* Layman CPR demo/workshop & truck tours by Canebrake Fire Department

* Gary Hart & the Hart Strings - live gospel music

* Car wash at Cedar Falls Baptist

* "HOPE Unlimited" with Beth Beutler - book signing

* "Life In Abundance" with Beth Beutler - non-profit organization offering coaching & counseling to women

* Miss Adams (Fork Shoals School 2nd grader) - farm fresh eggs & baby bunnies!

* "Beltane Farms" with J.J. Sutton - goat milk soap, artwork & crafts

* "Curlee's Creations" by Ashley Curlee - quote tiles & vinyl personalization

* "Initials, Inc." with Jennifer Lake - personalized bags, totes, & organizational items

* "Moonville Massage & Wellness" with Erin Baker - free chair massages, Apple Organics skin care, and gift certificates for massages & facials

* "Snappy Acres" by Brooke Lindler - handicrafts, sewing, & stationery

* Eric Trieper - handmade woodworking projects (children's Adirondack chairs, birdhouses, etc.)

* "Jamberry" with Michelle McClellan - decorative fingernails

* "Fairview Wood Works, Inc." by Larry & Jean Armstrong - handcrafted rockers & other wooden items

* Dena Bailey & Jan Scroggs - aprons, earrings, collectibles, and watches

* "Shower Divas" with Becka Trieper & Co. - diaper "cakes" and baby shower items

* Fork Shoals Baptist Church with Jay Howard - magnets & Awana games

* "Krafts by Kids" by Samantha & Sophie - handmade hairbows, stationery, handbags & more

* "Chloe & Isabel of Greenville" with Jenna Bartelt - personalized jewelry

* "Simply Said" with Becky Huff - inspirational wall displays, outside signage & more

* "Durant Ashmore's Monthly Gardening Guide" by Durant Ashmore

* Gail Kappenman - homegrown, fresh picked strawberries


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~ Fork Shoals Market Day 2014 ~

What a great way to bring the community together...and showcase local talent!  The first annual Fork Shoals Market Day had lots to offer & discover! It was Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 9am - 2 pm!

Many were part of it - either as a vendor or as a browser!  Here's a peek at some of what the day held....

~ Handicrafts & More ~

Folks are very creative around here!  And the backyard at The Yum-Yum was a venue for them to bring their delights to light!  Anyone interested in selling their wares applied to set up a table (for free!).  Here are those who came:

* Dudar's Designs - handmade jewelry (crystal, freshwater pearls, gemstones & glass)

* The Recycled Reader - books & vintage linens

* Carolyn Ray - original artwork & prints

* Kappenbunch Krafts - handmade children's skirts/dresses, wood working, jewelry & more

* Kathy Robertson Designer Jewelry - handmade jewelry

* LGB - window paintings & acrylic on canvas

* Deborah Norton - local author, featuring her book Angels, Teddy Bears, and Roses

* King's Things - recycled painted glass, re-purposed vintage china, throw pillows (even for dogs!), handmade jewelry & more

* Origami Owl - customizable jewelry that tells your story by independent designer Danielle King

* Mary Kay - skin & body care and cosmetics by local consultant Susan Pascoe

* Body by Vi - products for weight loss by local rep Cynthia Martin

* Curlee's Creations - ruffle scarves, hair bows, and vinyl personalization

* Billy Mitchell - striking photos of Cedar Falls

* Melanie Ternes - handmade earrings

* Beth McGuire & Ashley Ingram - summer scarves, little girls pocketbooks, anklets, angel magnets & more

* Marty Seel - handmade blue bird houses

* Canebrake Fire Department - cookbook of local favorites compiled by the Ladies Auxiliary

* Aloette Cosmetics - organic skin care & cosmetics by local consultant Donna Cothran

* Art by Happy - paintings (and she may even paint something on-site during the day!)

* Resolve - DeAnna Morris offered info about a new community Bible study & events for ladies of Southern Greenville County

* Fork Shoals book - the pictorial history of the area written by local authors in the Fork Shoals Historical Society

* Yum-Yum T-shirts - in yummy colors & sizes!

~ Music ~

* Guitarist Tommy Hamrick jazzed up the day with his toe-tapping country music!  Hope you didn't miss it!

~ Explore Canebrake fire trucks & meet your firemen ~

* Folks were able to see the people & the trucks that protect our community!  The Canebrake substation was open to welcome visitors, too.

~ Car Wash ~

* The youth at Cedar Falls Baptist had a car wash to make yours shine!

~ Old Timey Games ~

* A community day with family & friends wouldn't have been complete without a few games to while away the time between browsing & eating.  All ages gave corn hole, checkers, and ring toss a go!

~ Yum-Yum Delights ~

* Yessiree, the shop had its usual delicious fare!  Lunches, baked goods, ice creams, coffees & teas, cold drinks, snacks....and a surprise or two!  Crowds relaxed in the shop & on the porch with something refreshing throughout the day.

~ Cedar Falls Park ~

* This beautiful nature park along The Reedy River is only a half mile from the heart of Fork Shoals.  After enjoying Market Day, this was a great place to stroll its woodsy trails, admire the falls, and spy some wildlife!


For more info or to request free table space, please contact us at 864-243-2111 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it LLC