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Artisan Market at Harvester

September 24, 2013 - 12:31pm
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October 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
September 24, 2013 - 12:27pm
Event Date and Time: 
October 5, 2013 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
June 1, 2013 - 3:17pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, Arts & Crafts, business, Artisan Market at Harvester.

The Artisan Market at Harvester opened today with more than a dozen artisans participating.

The goal is to create a space that attracts artists and customers for their creations from throughout the region.

"When people come in they're going to know this is not commercial, it's not buy-sell, it's not a craft show, it's not a flee market. It's an artisan market," said Lucie Griffis, the market's manager. "We want bring a little of the artistic life from other areas to right here."

The market is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will host two-day events on first Fridays and Saturdays later this year. 

There is an area with tables and chairs for people to sit and enjoy entertainment acts, from jugglers to musicians. Local charities are welcome to use the space for their food-sales fundraisers (chicken BBQs, pulled pork, hot dogs and hamburgers, etc.) for free.

Top photo: Sharon Jahnke Long works on a portrait of Julliette Yates.

Author and weaver Bridgette ni Brian.

Dave Watson with his guitars.


 

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