Indiana Artisan Marketplace

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There’s a reason I don’t have a “crafts” category in my navigation bar. I’m just not crafty! But I am amazed and inspired at how talented some people are to make baskets, purses, pottery and more with their own hands.

I went on a women’s retreat with my church in February, which had a “Dreamweaving” theme. I was so impressed to learn our minister’s mother is quite an accomplished basketweaver! She brought an assortment of sizes and shapes of the baskets she has made through the years, and she brought supplies to teach us to weave a simple basket. Here’s mine:

Basket weaving

I also made a feeble attempt at loom weaving, but my pot holder was too tightly woven and it ended up as a coaster. :/

But much (MUCH) more talented artisans and foodies are coming together next weekend to showcase their talent at the 4th Annual Indiana Artisan Marketplace, and while the tickets are incredibly affordable (only $10 for adults, kids 14 & under are free!), you have the chance below to go for FREE.

  • What: Indiana Artisan Marketplace
  • When: March 29-30, 2014
  • Where: Indiana State Fairgrounds
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This event brings nearly 150 food and craft artisans, with demonstrations, tastings and exhibitions in one jam-packed weekend.

Indiana’s heritage in glass, musical instruments, stoneware, woodwork, fine wines and cheeses, candies, brandies and more is defined through this collaboration bringing the artisans and their art, and all of Indiana’s fine food and creativity, together.

You can see a video here from last year’s Indiana Artisan Marketplace, and learn more about Indiana Artisan.


Indiana Artisan has provided me with a pair of tickets to Indiana Artisan Marketplace to give away to one lucky Chaos Is Bliss reader! And remember even if you don’t win, it’s incredibly affordable – adults $10 each, kids ages 14 & under are FREE!

Because this event is next weekend, March 29-30th, this is a quick giveaway – ending on Tuesday 3/25! Hurry and enter, and be sure to share with your local friends.

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Here are more fellow bloggers that are also offering ticket giveaways, so hop over and enter to increase your chances!

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This post was sponsored by Indiana Artisan. As always, all opinions and my love of Indiana and local food are 100% my own. See my disclosure policy.


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