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'First Thursdays' at The Independent - Nov 7 "Indyan Summer Dinner!"
The Gallery at the Independent Marketplace
Sand City, CA
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'First Thursdays' at The Independent - Nov 7 "Indyan Summer Dinner!"
The Indy is alive & 'First Thursdays' continue Nov 7 at The Independent with a 5-6pm Happy Hour followed by our 'Indyan Summer' Dinner seating at 6pm.
Buy tickets NOW as this monthly dinner has sold out 8 months in a row!

FOOD: All courses will be served 'family style' on platters to be shared + devoured by friends new and old, so bring a social spirit! Look forward to meeting + eating next to contributing food artisans like The Wild Plum Cafe, Companion Bakeshop, Fluff Cupcakery, Local Catch Monterey Bay, Happy Girl Kitchen, and visiting Santa Cruz Chef Jamie Smith of Foodsmith!  (MENU at bottom of page)

ART:  'Another Roadside Attraction' will display for sale fine Native American crafts with a focus on the Southwest- including an array of jewelry wrought with such care that a certain piece is sure to speak to you!  Curator Thomas Mitropolis brings years of experience to his post + will be showing some special pieces of living history.

TICKETS: Only 125 Adult Dinner Tickets are available for $25.  Kids tickets are $10.
Military/Students/Sand City Residents $20 with I.D.

KIDS CORNER:  Families are encouraged to bring their CHILDREN confident in the casual atmosphere and 'Kids Corner' activities provided to entertain ($10 ticket for 12yrs + under).  This month Apple Cider Pressing is ON!  Live Earth Farm from Watsonville will be bringing a press and boxes upon boxes of apples for everyone to press into cider- come from 5-6pm to enjoy the fun and drink all you can press!!!  Bring some cash, bags of apples for sale!

PRESS:  (Press Passes available contact or call 831-750-9579 cell)

Save room for DESSERT . . . PIE CONTEST!
That's right, this month we are again hosting a Public Pie Contest!  With a panel of Pie Judges + lavish prizes this event is sure to generate a buzz!  To participate please register by selecting the ENTER YOUR PIE option during check out
or contact Independent Manager Todd at  
After Judging all worthy pies will then be served for dessert!

MUSIC:  Need another reason to attend this Thursday's "Urban Harvest Dinner" at The Indy for $25?  How about listening to the historical tunes of well loved local band "Heartstrings" known for reviving the sounds of early California!  This 5 piece includes guitar, dulcimer, violin, bass and mandolin!  For over 20 years, they have brought their fresh & unique sound to traditional acoustic string music from all over the world.  

RHYTHM:  A Happy Hour starts at 5pm so dinner ticket holders can come enjoy a leisurely seating while meeting featured food artisans & tasting their creations- some of the best in the region! Host Maddox Haberdasher will do his dandy darn-dest to make you feel welcome.  Come early to buy winter garden plants from The Raised Bed!  Join awalking tour of Sand City's inspiring Community Garden at 530PM.  

THE INDY BOX:  Buy a take home 'Taste of The Indy Box' containing a curated selection from the evenings featured artisans for just $25;  mixed local organic vegetables & tomatoes from Live Earth Farm (Corralitos), a fresh loaf of bread from Companion Bakeshop (Santa Cruz), local cheese from Garden Variety Cheese (Hollister), smoked salmon collar from Local Catch Mont Bay (Monterey), and a sweet from Fluff Cupcakery (Salinas)!  Buy online to reserve for pick up that evening on your way out, all for $25 to support our collaborating vendors!

PLACE:  Imagine the expansive white interior of the Independent Art Gallery alive with a social seating of folks all enjoying a sequence of appetizers, main dish & desserts provided by the most progressive food artisans from Monterey to Santa Cruz.  Hung on the walls a series of posters illustrates the future of The Independent Marketplace-  come see the plans for this emerging food hub!

BEER on tap and HARD CIDER in bottles from 'Post No Bills' ample selection is available for purchase. Come experience for yourself why Monterey Weekly voted Post No Bills 'Best Selection of Beers' in the county!
Pumpkin Beer will be a'flowin!

WINES will be poured by the glass by The Big Sur Food + Wine Festival folks!  
Visit the wine bar upon arrival to grab a glass and buy your tickets for that fantastic event Nov 3-6 in Big Sur, now in it's 5th year!  Go hiking with stem ware!

SODA:  3 of a Kind Craft Soda will be sampling + selling their carefully sweetened organic artisan SODA (non alcoholic).

roasted apples with a spice drizzle
tomme + Swiss cheese
assorted sourdough breads
grilled oysters
pickles carrots

pork chili
baked squash & corn polenta
corn tortillas

pies from the 2nd Indy Pie Contest! Enter to Win!
apple cobbler cupcakes



The Gallery at the Independent Marketplace (View)
600 Ortiz
Sand City, CA 93955
United States

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Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!



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Nov 07, 2013 5:54 PM
Cristal C.
Salinas, CA United States
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Cristal C.
Salinas, CA United States
Nov 06, 2013 3:51 PM
Cristal C.
Salinas, CA United States
Nov 06, 2013 3:51 PM
Abigail R.
Monterey , CA United States
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CARMEL, CA United States
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