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


Image courtesy of the City of New Roads

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.


Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest BRProud Articles

More Local News

Stay up to date with the latest news by downloading the BRProud App from the App Store or Google Play.

Trending Stories