Colombo Good Market
The Colombo Good Market is open every Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm (rain or shine!) in the Nuga Tree Car Park at the Colombo Racecourse. The stall layout is online here. There are new and returning vendors at the Colombo market this week along with a flash mob and games. Come check it out!
COLOMBO EVENTSCOLOMBO EVENTS
10am - 12pm: Morning chillout music by Izuru
10.3am - 11am: Flash mob and commencement of games for teens and kids by Rise for Love (R4L), is a campaign by Road to Rights, to build awareness on human rights
12pm - 3pm: R&B and classic music by Senses
3pm - 4pm: Live music by Jayanga
4.30pm - 4.40pm: Flash mob and games for kids and teens by Rise for Love (R4L)
4:40pm - 5pm: Community open Mic
4pm - 5pm: Nature kids urban eco adventure with ECO-V (meet at stall A8)
5pm - 6pm: Acoustic performance and beat boxes for Rise for Love (R4L).
Galle Good Market
The Galle Good Market is open every Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm (rain or shine!) in Court Square, Galle Fort. There are new vendor and returning vendors in Galle this week. Come out and show your support!
10am - 11am: Community open mic
10am - 6pm: Helan Creations will be on hand with a sewing machine and seamstress expertise to tackles any alterations and repairs. Bring down your clothing for mending!
11am - 1pm: Language Club meets at the information stall. Interested in practicing or learning English, Sinhala, Tamil? Make friends and swap language practice in this friendly and supportive group.
1pm - 2pm: Chill out music
3pm - 4pm: Community open mic
4pm - 5pm: Kids adventure session meets at the Good Market Information Stall.
5pm - 6pm: Chillout Music
Good Market Shop
The Good Market organic and natural food shop is open every day, across the street from the Colombo Saturday Good Market at the Racecourse. The shop operates as a not-for-profit social enterprise and has products from more than 70 Good Market approved vendors.
Have a bite of panattu!
Never heard of, let alone tried panattu? Saturday is your lucky day! Good Market shop will have samples of Northern Palmyrah Trading’s palmyrah panattu which is a ready-to-eat snack high in vitamins A and E made from the dried pulp of the palmyrah fruit. The texture is similar to a sweeter version of dried apricots. Have a taste and grab a box of this local, nutritious snack which is free from artificial flavours and preservatives.
Sri Lanka Blog
The Good Market Sri Lanka blog includes updates on the Saturday Good Market event, the Good Market shop and deli, and the Sri Lankan vendor community.