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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Kentucky Crafted: The Market

 photo ky crafted_zpspek5q2uz.jpgThe Kentucky Art Council puts on an amazing annual display of Kentucky creations at The Market.  Taking place this year April 22-23 at The Lexington Convention Center, The Market features art, craft, music, books and film from all over Kentucky.  Traditional and contemporary art will fill the center and it's an opportunity for you and your family to see what our amazing local artisans can dream up and create.

Did I mention food?  Oh yes, of course there's food.  And, live music....seventeen different acts.  It's all all-sensory experience so there is something for everyone.  Also, it's in downtown Lexington so if you and your family make a weekend out of it, there's certainly other things to see and do over the weekend.

Here are some detail about their event:
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  • About 200 exhibitors of fine art, craft, books and food
  • Two days of Americana, bluegrass and world music performances
  • Specialty food products from Kentucky Proud members
  • Hands-on activities are that's great for kids and .....you don't have to carry around what you buy because there is a holding area for purchases....brilliant!
You can buy tickets at the door: $12 for adults,  $10 for seniors (62 and over), military and state employees with ID. Children ages 15 and under are admitted free.

Note- 4/21 is for wholesale buyers and is not open to the public.
Images courtesy of the Kentucky Arts Council Facebook page.

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