Market Alley Music Days blend live music with great food to create a summer cafe experience.
The downtown lunch series, hosted by the Monmouth Business Council, features a local business sponsor, a local food vendor selling boxed lunches, and some amazing live talent. During Music Days, you'll hear everything from blues to country to rock.
Keep your eyes open for the Forage Cart food truck! Owners Cisco Maez and Amanda McManus have brought a taste of Colorado to Monmouth. Currently open Tuesday through Saturday, the Forage Cart serves breakfast, lunch and the occasional dinner in different parking lots every day.
Market Alley Wines has live music every Friday and Saturday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., as well as the occasional weekday. Their musicians play everything from blues and rock, to folk and bluegrass.
MAW is also proud to partner with talented area artists as a venue to display their awesome work. On Tuesdays, stop by to play board games or cards from 5 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.
Maude Specklebelly’s provides a big-city boutique shopping experience in Monmouth. From its gorgeous hardwood floors to its tin ceiling, the building itself is eye-catching. But you'll be absolutely delighted by the items for sale.
Maude’s is a charming store filled with limited quantity, hand-selected exclusive goods, many of which are created locally. From clothing to gift items to hand-made cigars, Maude’s has a special gift for everyone and for any budget.
The Buchanan Center for the Arts Artisan Gift Shop features items that have been handcrafted by local and area artists as well as fair trade items. They have lots of lovely items that you simply won’t find anywhere else. Hand woven scarves by Betsy Johnston, photos by James Keefe, books by award-winning local authors, and more. Shop locally and support our local artists—shop locally and support the world.