Grocery Life November 13, 2019
By Tom Butler
Good afternoon from Butler & Bailey Market. I hope everyone is doing well! I have not written in a while, so I am way past due on filling you in on some important dates.
The first one is on November 23rd. This is the date of our annual Holiday Open House. As most of you know, this is the event when we showcase all of our local and regional products. The producers and vendors of these products will be here sampling them. Some of them have come every year since we started doing this event and we also introduce several new ones every year. This year will be no exception. A couple of new products we will be introducing are handmade soups from The Shrimp Dock here in Knoxville and pimento cheeses from Cooks on The Curb, another local success story.
The hours of the Open House will be from 11 am until 2 pm and as always it is a free event! We hope you will join us for this special day!
We also will be sampling some of our own favorite holiday products and recipes. This means lots of products from our deli and bakery as well as our meat department.
Almost every one of our local vendors were discovered by you, our customers, so the vendors and I want to thank you for introducing us to each other. That is how we continue to grow our businesses in an ultra- competitive marketplace.
The next big event will be the Rocky Hill Christmas Parade. This will be on December 7th from 3 until 7 pm. The parade is put on by the Rocky Hill Business District to show our appreciation for the support this community has given our businesses for all these years.
The parade itself will start at 6 pm. My suggestion would be to come to the entire event. Prior to the start of the parade at six, there will be live music from local artists as well as food from several local food trucks, and arts and crafts displays from some talented Rocky Hill folks. I imagine there will also be a lot of activities planned for the children of the community. This is the sixth year of the parade and it gets bigger and better every year!
This is a great time of year to be a part of the Rocky Hill community. I hope you will take advantage of these events as well as all the other positive things our community has to offer!
Thanks for letting us be a part of your community!
Butler and Bailey Market
7513 S Northshore Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37919