Dates:      Every Thursday  (5/18/17  -  10/26/17)                               Time:    10 AM  to  2 PM

The Community Market is more than just a Farmer’s Market!  We offer lunches, local produce, handmade crafts, homemade baked goods, eggs, honey, plants, flowers, & more!  Grampy’s Dawgs is there every Thursday and local restaurants will be offering sandwiches for sale on rotation every week.

Dates:       Every Tuesday  (6/6/17    -    9/26/17)                                Time:     4 PM  to  7 PM

The Community Market will be hosting Entertaining Neighbors & Fascinating Friends which is “An Open Mic Night for Musicians, Story Tellers, Poets, & anyone with a talent to share” starting at 5:30pm.

Rhythms by the River

DATES:   6/24/17  &  7/22/17     LOCATION:  Bassett Historical Center     TIME:  6:30 PM  to  9:00 PM                                                 

This is an outdoor music event held on the lawn of the Bassett Historical Center.   ”Real Jazz” will perform on 6/24/17.  Grampy’s Dawgs and Homestead Creamery will have food for sale at each event.

Family Fun Float Days

DATES:      6/3/17      7/1/17      8/26/17      9/16/17

Spend the day on the Smith River with friends and family! Join us to paddle or float the Smith River between Philpott and Bassett.  Smith River Outfitters (SRO) will have canoes, kayaks, and tubes for rent at a discounted rate for these events.  SRO and volunteers with Greater Bassett Area Community (GBAC) will help shuttle boaters, paddlers, & floaters to access ramps.  So bring your own flotation device or rent, just come and enjoy a day on the beautiful Smith River. 

Paint-A-Chair for Charity

DATE:     9/9/17

Local artists that wish to participate can pick a charity, pick up a chair & seat frame and they then paint/decorate their chair and fix the seat cushion.  A Silent Auction will be held for the chairs on Heritage Day, Sept. 9, 2017, in the depot.

Christmas Tree Lighting and Christmas Bazaar

12/1/17 from 5 PM to 8 PM caroling and the tree-lighting (tree-lighting at 7 PM)

12/2/17 from 10 AM to 3 PM the Christmas Bazaar & Parade (Christmas Parade at 2 PM).
             Santa will be visiting the depot after the parade! 

Other On Going GBAC Projects in DownTown Bassett

Providing Street lights;  Mowing & landscaping of various areas;
Trash pick-up;  Debris removal;  Street cleaning

These tasks are completed with volunteer citizen labor and tax deductible monetary donations.  The Greater Bassett Area Community, Inc., is a 501 (c) (3).

For more information on these and other GBAC Events please email the GBAC at  & like our Facebook page Greater Bassett