‘Market at the Mill’ to return this weekend in New Roads

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — “Market of the Mill” will return to New Roads this weekend for the 10th time, giving locals a chance to browse eclectic items from pottery to antiques at the historic Cottonseed Oil Mill, located at 311 Mill St.

Spanning 82,000 square feet, the mill will host a variety of vendors selling handmade jewelry, woodworking items, clothing, antiques, outdoor plants and food, among other items.

The market will be open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“We hope to give shoppers a sense of normalcy while remaining safe,” New Roads Mayor Cornell Dukes said. “We will make this a safe experience as we continue to adhere to the COVID-19 guidelines. This includes mandated masks and social distancing.”  

Dukes said he hopes the event will have a positive financial impact for the vendors and the community.

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