Saturday, November 02, 2013

Also found on ETSY

Like many of our vendors, they are also selling their wares on ETSY. Search for YourHangUp. or stop at the flea today! We are open thru Thanksgiving weekend, weather providing. 845-679-6744

New vendor this weekend YourHangUp

Saturday, October 05, 2013

Fall at Mower's Flea Market

What a wonderful way to spend some time on a fall weekend. We plan to be open thru Thanksgiving Weekend- weather providing. The sun tops and shorts have been replaced with jeans and sweaters. Shoppers and vendors enjoy this time of year, no humidity, and the knowledge that winter isn't to far away makes us all grateful for these last few weeks of enjoying the out doors. See you at the market!

Clothing collection

Many vendors have vintage clothing available for sale.

Frannies Books

Frannie carries the greatest selection of books.

Harvest Time

Beautiful fresh veggies

Steve our farm market vendor has been with us for over twenty years. These beautiful yellow squash were so enticing!

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Sean's Hot Dog Cart- Every Sunday at Mowers

Each Sunday, Sean takes a break from his week day spot on Main St. in Kingston and sets up his hotdog cart at the fleamarket. Jean Turmo is one of his regular visitors. Sean serves the traditional style hot dog and also has chicken sausage and a weekly veggie dog. You can quench your thirst with a cold soda, bottled water and Sean's tasty lemonade. If you are lucky, you'll get a free hot dog when you answer the weekly trivia question.

Joey's Hot Dog Cart

Though Joey isn't actually present at Mower's - Deb set's up his hotdog cart every Saturday and serves up delicious traditional dirty water hotdogs with all the fixings. Have them plain, with Kraut or home made chili sauce, you choose!. Cold soda or bottled water and chips round out the selection for lunch or a quick afternoon snack. It's kind of fun to know that for almost a decade, return visitors to Mower's Flea market count on Deb to have the umbrella up and ready by 11 AM so they can have a dog and walk the market. Donna and Bruce, seen here waiting for his hot dog, are regular visitors to the market and Joey's hot dog cart.

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Variety of experiences at Mower's Fleamarket in Woodstock

Artie offers massage therapy- you pay by the minute. A short massage in an outdoor setting is a great way to beat the stress of daily living. One of the great aspects of Mower's fleamarket is that each day there will be a different line up of vendors. This lovely doll collection makes an appearance now and then. Shopping a fleamarket can bring out the spirit of adventure in you. One never knows what treasure one will find.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

A huge selection of objects de junque

Every now and again, a vendor arrives in a big box truck. Deep within the truck are stored hundreds of treasures. My fascinations about the good old days include toileting implements. Much to my surprise, here stands a portable potty- not a pretty chamber pot- but a wooden one seater.


Turning the corner, I noticed off in the distance these beautiful lamps. Though the lamps don't match my decor, I imagine it was the color of the body of the lamp, soft green, that really caught my eye. This is one of the the things I love about the fleamarket, you just never know what you are going to stumble on.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

5 am on a Saturday - for 36 years

Early Saturday mornings in Woodstock are very quiet. In town, there is little to no traffic. Perhaps an occasional police car on patrol or the Deisings delivery truck. It is a rare occasion to encounter another person. We get to the maple lane property around 6 30 am and by then, there are some signs of life. The Bread Alone crew has the coffee brewing. By 7am - vendors begin lining up to sell at Mower's fleamarket. The market is open both days this weekend. Come and visit! The annual side walk sale is also on this weekend.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Poem by Pamela Twining

Market 5/6/13 __________________________________ on Mower’s field the grass has greened and trees leaved out embrace the Light and soften the wind’s breath rustling in anticipation _______________________________ the world has turned again to Spring and all the seekers of the sun glide out in bright swirling crowds winding joyously between the tents conversations spilling and colliding released from winter’s silent anomie _____________________________________ it’s Market Day but Jam Bill won’t be here this year with jalapeno-lime and spicy peach concoctions his clock run down in early fall wares scattered ashes scattered prayers lifted dirges sung the Dance moves on the way it always does laughter and cries of children halting steps of old men mothers shepherding their flocks all surging among the stalls burgeoning with a season’s hoarding made and found objects pieces of the darkness worked and polished set to music made for the delightful explosion from doors and windows out into the world again _______________________________________ it’s Market Day in Mower’s field and madwomen artisans and poets are offering the carefully crafted dreams of long unbroken nights that seemed to mock creation crystallizing any hint of colour capturing the rainbow in frozen shards to pierce the heart and eye with nightmare and aspiration _______________________________ all barrenness forgotten now in the swirling writhing Dance coming together moving apart ecstatic kaleidoscope sparkling with ancient jewels and glowing metals glass glinting rainbow sparks in sunlight stabbing to the heart in wild abandon multicoloured breezes skirl like bagpipes minor key highland melodies haunt the market field like the breath of all those lost to us this cold time recent past some spaces left at least till most of us who knew them are also spaces in the consciousness of a future now unborn ________________________________________________ may there always be a Market Day a community joined in creation and commerce sharing all the little things unique to our small lives with each other may there always be a market field bare in winter to collect the ghosts and bury them in our storied earth to green the trees en-leaved and rustling with anticipation __________________________________________ © 2013 pamela twining

Sunday, May 12, 2013

Kick of day for Mower's Saturday Fleamarket

We have a green light from the weatherman! they forecast clearing skys for a little later today with a high in the mid 60's. Perfect weather for setting up our fleamarket vendors. Stop up to Woodstock and do some mother's day shopping. In addition to our fleamarket there are plenty of interesting shops to visit and restaurants for lunch. See you at the market!

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Saturday cancellation - Sunday May 12th looks to be a beautiful day

We knew there was a potential for a " soft " opening this weekend. The weather forecast has determined that we will cancel for today, and open on Sunday May 12th ( Mother's Day). As always, we make our decision about opening and closing early on the day of the market. Information can be heard on our info line 845-679-6744 after 6AM. Posting on the blog and facebook page will appear shortly after that. Have a beautiful day, what ever you do~

Monday, May 06, 2013

Working the land

John rebuilt the bluestone flower garden at the Deanies Alley and Maple Lane entrance to the flea market Each year, we redo our parking area on the Deanies Alley side of the flea market

Sunday, May 05, 2013

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Opening Day, May 11, 2013

vist our website for complete up to day information

Maple Lane, what a great place to raise a family

" Raising her family in her mother- in laws house must have been awkward for Anne at first. Eventually, Esther and Anne began to share the household chores. There was a big, deep white enamel sink in the kitchen, which made it easy to hook up the copper topped automatic wringer washing machine. They would drag the washing machine from the hallway where it was stored and push it into the kitchen. The only draw back, it had to be emptied by and with a pail. It seems as though every clear day was wash day on Maple Lane" American Tapestry, the Mowers of Maple Lane, Janine Fallon Mower 2007, p. 92). Not just a fleamarket, but a home to many. Anne Mower with her children, John, Barbara, Patty, Kay, Linda and Maureen.

The changing landscape of Maple lane

If you plug in 7 Maple lane on google maps, you will be able to find our location. Over the past 36 years, vendors have changed and so has the landscape of Maple lane. Once a family home and farm lot, now a thriving seasonal business can be found at the same location

C 1979-celebrating our vendors

John loves to browse around the fleamarket. You just never know what you are going to find Mower's fleamarket in Woodstock would not exist without our loyal vendors. We are truly grateful to our vendors who return each year.


Bill Lubinsky, on the right, is credited with convincing John to begin running the fleamarket on Maple lane after Ralph Tripico decided to move to Virginia Beach. ( American Tapestry, the Mowers of Maple Lane 2007)

January 2013

Yes, it is chilly here in Woodstock. Maple lane is getting a much needed rest. We would like to see a little more snow on the field, and perhaps a giant snowman. We'll see after today what the ground hog predicts.

A family of helpers

Our mom's, Winnie and Annie, played a huge part in helping us run the fleamarket in the early years.
Jason and Colleen evolved from food vendors and makers of the best fresh lemonade at the fleamarket to the new managers of Wednesday markets at Maple Lane. In July and August, we are open on Wednesdays in conjunction with the Woodstock Farm Festival. If it's Wednesday, your calendar should say WOODSTOCK!

Allan and Alexa

Allan and Alexa contribute to the management of Mower's fleamarket by adding in their talents of marketing and advertizing. We've got some great plans for 2013

Fleamarket managers in training

Don't let their age fool you. These guys watch everything John and Janine do at the fleamarket, and someday, they will take over and put their own unique stamp on Woodstock and the fleamarket. They are the 6th generation of Mower's to know and love Woodstock, NY

Monday, January 14, 2013

In about four months, Mower's Saturday Sunday fleamarket will begin it's 36th season on Maple Lane in Woodstock NY. We've just uploaded our 2013 brochure to our website. follow the link to the brochure for the latest information see you at the market!

The Best of Flea Market Home and Living Magazine.

Boy, were we excited and pleasantly surprised to see Mowers Saturday Sunday flea market mentioned on page 127 of a recent issue of The Best ...