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Napa Valley College’s Annual Founder’s Day Celebration To Feature Student Pop-Up Market

NAPA, CA, MARCH 20, 2019 – Napa Valley College will host its 76th annual Founder's Day in honor of founding president Dr. Harry McPherson on Thursday, April 25, from 1-6 p.m.

The free, family-friendly event will feature the debut of Napa Valley College's first-ever pop-up market showcasing some 25 student vendors selling their wares, and offering an afternoon of fun and activities, including live music, art installations, food trucks, games and fun, a photo wall, and more.

In business classes at the college, students will work on their product/service concept, marketing plan and business plan. The pop-up market will provide an opportunity for budding entrepreneurs to explore their product/service, and students without a project will serve as a student-run marketing and events team to support the celebration. Election booths will be open for Associated Students of Napa Valley College student body elections.

The Founder's Day Celebration will take place on the McCarthy Library Plaza at Napa Valley College, 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway in Napa. For more information, visit or call 707-256-7110.



About Napa Valley College
Napa Valley College prepares students for evolving roles in a diverse, dynamic, and interdependent world. The college is an accredited open-access, degree- and certificate-granting institution that is committed to student achievement through high-quality programs and services that are continuously evaluated and improved. The college serves students and the community in the following areas:  transfer courses, career-technical education and training, basic skills, and self-supporting contract education and community education classes. Napa Valley College is located at 2277 Napa-Vallejo Highway in Napa. Learn more at

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