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Shopping at Kentucky Crafted Market? It’s in Louisville this year. Here’s why.

A glass cardinal suncatcher by Beverly Skinner is $60 at Etsy.com/shop/warmglasswonder. The artist will be at Booth 509 at this weekend’s Kentucky Crafted Market.
A glass cardinal suncatcher by Beverly Skinner is $60 at Etsy.com/shop/warmglasswonder. The artist will be at Booth 509 at this weekend’s Kentucky Crafted Market. Photo provided

The Kentucky Crafted Market is back in Louisville after six years at the Lexington Center where construction is planned to start this summer to expand the space.

This year’s market will feature nearly 200 exhibitors of art, crafts, books, and food, Friday through Sunday at the Kentucky Exposition Center, 937 Phillips Lane. The weekend will also include live music, exhibits and hands-on activities.

For the first time, the public will have three shopping days instead of two. Friday will be open for wholesale buyers with IDs only from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Public hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Friday tickets are $5. Saturday and Sunday tickets are $8 online, $10 at the door. Parking at the Kentucky Exposition Center is $8. Artscouncil.ky.gov.

More shopping news

▪  At House, 250 Walton Avenue, save 25 percent off storewide on home decor and accessories during the spring open house, Monday through March 10. Facebook.com/housebyjsd.

▪  Omar + Elsie at 114 Old Lafayette Avenue is having a winter sale with shoes, clothing and accessories up to 75 percent off. Brands include Tory Burch, Stuart Weitzman, Loeffler Randall, Mother Denim, and Ulla Johnson.

▪  The Derby Shoppe and Raggs, 124 and 126 North Third Street in downtown Danville, will host a Geiger Fall Trunk Show from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The show will feature fall jackets and coats of Austrian wool and shoppers will get a 10 percent discount. 859-236-1211. Derbyshoppeandraggs.com.

▪  Join Dress for Success Lexington for a shopping party from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Talbots at Fayette Mall. The day will include fashion tips, modeling and refreshments.

While you’re there, shop the limited-edition O, The Oprah Magazine Collection at Talbots and 30 percent of the net proceeds will go to Dress for Success.

Thursday through Sunday, donate gently worn women’s wear-to-work items to Talbots in Fayette Mall and get 25 percent off purchases throughout the store. Monetary donations will be accepted in Talbots stores through April 1.

Harriett Hendren: 859-231-3175

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