Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Markets will have contests for children this week.
The contests including doughnut eating, cherry-pit spitting and coloring Kids also can get face painting and balloon animals. Contest winners will receive Market Bucks, which they can use for purchases at the market.
Kids Day at the Market contests and activities run between 10 a.m. and noon today in Ashland, Thursday in Medford, and Saturday in both Medford and Ashland.
Today's market is at the Ashland National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St. The July 11 market will be held at the Medford Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. July 13 markets will be held on Oak Street in downtown Ashland and on the Commons at Sixth and Bartlett streets in Medford.