Pick up something thoughtful and unique for you sweetie this Valentine’s Day at the Winchester Art Market also known as WAM!
What is WAM? It’s an art event where various locally made items are sold at affordable prices. You can find everything from abstract and quirky paintings to photos of local landscapes, handcrafted jewelry to unique prints on textiles like pillows, linen hand towels , greeting cards and clothing as well as handmade items like scarves, hats, goatmilk soaps, soy candles, aromatherapy sprays, dreamcatchers, journals and more.
In addition to art and handmade items, WAM features live entertainers. Local and semi-local musicians create the ambiance. Live painters and performance art can sometimes be observed along with other forms of entertainment.
Where can WAM be found? The rotating, various artists are found at several in town events such as the monthly 1st Fridays held at Dharma yoga studio and the rescheduled Rally in the Alley on Sunday, April 13th.
Check out WAM this Friday, February 7th from 6-9 pm at Dharma yoga studio, 142 N. Loudon Street, on the Old Town walking mall. Free to attend.
There will be a violinist serenading you whilst you shop locally made items for your sweetie or for yourself. Plus, get your Tarot read along with henna. Support the Arts while also supporting local charities; a portion of the proceeds go to local organizations chosen monthly by Dharma.
For more info and to see this month’s featured artists and entertainer, go to our blog at www.winchesterartmarket.com or find us on Facebook.
To be an artist or to schedule your own WAM event, contact organizer Kim Johnston at firstname.lastname@example.org.