Friday, March 2, 2012

Indiana Artisan Marketplace Features Lawrence County Artisans, March 31-April 1

If you appreciate fine art and specialty foods and would like to support local artists, don’t miss the Indiana Artisan Marketplace on March 31 and April 1 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. We’re proud to announce that two artisans from our county will be exhibiting at the Marketplace, the state’s premier art and food experience.
Indiana Artisan recognizes the highest level of Indiana craftsmanship and includes everything from fine chocolates and handmade soaps to specialty jewelry and stoneware pottery. Artists from our county have had their work recognized as exceptional by Indiana Artisan.

Whether you’re a transplant to Central Indiana looking to reconnect with artists from home or an art enthusiast willing to travel to support our artisans, you’ll want to visit the Marketplace for an experience unlike any other. Browse one-of-a-kind artwork while enjoying Indiana music, watching art demonstrations, and tasting the craft foods and wines. You’ll also have the rare opportunity to meet artisans from our town and around the state and hear their incredible stories.

Artisans from Lawrence County exhibiting at the Marketplace include:
·         Charlotte Waltz, Norman, persimmons,
·         Carousel Winery, Mitchell, wine,

In addition, Lawrence County Tourism and Visit Bloomington will be at the Marketplace representing the Limestone Trail.  This tourist trail through the limestone belt of Lawrence & Monroe Counties presents history, geology, art, and heritage of the limestone industry in the area.  

Dates: Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. EDT
            Sunday, April 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. EDT
Location: Indiana State Fairgrounds
Admission: $10 (children 15 and under free)
Parking: $3

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