Visit the Irene Village Market every 1st and last Saturday of the month. The first Irene Village Market was held on 13 May 1989 at Smuts House, Irene. After 20 years the market boasted around 300 stalls. The Market found a new home at the BIG RED BARN in April 2016 and is celebrating its 30th birthday this year. All exhibits and products are carefully evaluated and selected to ensure authenticity. It includes original clothing, jewellery, furniture, antiques, toys, plants, flowers, art and crafts, woodwork, steelwork and many more stalls. The deli section boasts freshly made food and delicatessens, drinks, bakes, sauces, fruits, meat, herbs and spices, craft beer etc. You can sit and relax and enjoy something to eat while you listen to live music under the Blue Gum trees.