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Last day of cheese market?

Connecticut
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Last day of cheese market?

Will there be a market this Friday morning the 28th? Thanks in advance for help.

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Portsmouth, United...
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1. Re: Last day of cheese market?

What does their website say?

https://www.kaasmarkt.nl/en/2018-dates-cheesemarket/

British Columbia...
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2. Re: Last day of cheese market?

Alkmaar is a very nice place. Worth a visit. But: The "cheese market"? VERY cheesy (sorry...) and seems just for tourists.

Fort Worth, Texas
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3. Re: Last day of cheese market?

it is for tourists. why do you think they do it?. they may dress in period costumes but they are actually selling cheese at the market.

British Columbia...
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4. Re: Last day of cheese market?

Just saying....

No big need to plan Amsterdam/Netherlands trip around Friday market at Alkmaar.

Port Townsend...
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5. Re: Last day of cheese market?

I might be mistaken, but I don't think they DO sell cheese at the "market". I heard, or maybe I read, that it's just the cheese moving spectacle that happens.

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6. Re: Last day of cheese market?

it is indeed a 'performance'.

https://www.kaasmarkt.nl/en/visit-the-cheese-market/cheesemarket-when-and-where/

but you can buy as much cheese you need in shops nearby.

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