KY CRAFTED: The Market Opens March 5

Kentucky art, craft, literature, music and artisan food will return to the Lexington Convention Center in March for the 34th edition of Kentucky Crafted: The Market, the Kentucky Arts Council’s signature arts event.

The Market will be Saturday and Sunday, March 5-6 at the Lexington Convention Center, 430 W. Vine St.

Market visitors will see paintings, sketches, wood carvings, unique furniture, sculpture, metalwork, literature, music and many other examples of art and craft made by artists in the Kentucky Crafted program and selected out-of-state artists.

A variety of Kentucky Proud food vendors will also sell their wares.

Kids can make their own backpack charms with The Explorium of Lexington, and learn and do printmaking and bookbinding.

The Market will be open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 5 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 6.

Tickets are $10 for one day and $15 for both days, and can be purchased online ( or at the door.

Children 15 years of age and under are admitted free with a paying adult.

Info: (502) 564-3757, ext. 488.