October 8 and 9 at Lithia Artisans Market

Brooke, Boutique Body Art, Henna, Facepainting, Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland, Oregon (LAMA).

Brooke showing us her creations at Boutique Body Art. Henna and facepainting at the Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland, Oregon.

The Lithia Artisans Market is 37 artists strong going into what might be the last 80 degree weekend of the season. Fall is a great time to come out and visit your local artisans market. The colors are turning in Lithia Park; green changes to red, amber, orange. My favorite time of the year down at the artisans market.

We have new October hours starting this weekend. We will be open…

Saturdays 10-5 and Sundays 11-5. Closing one hour early on Saturday.

This weekend the featured photo is of Brooke, who is the resident henna and facepainting artist at the Lithia Artisans Market. Boutique Body Art can be found at the artisans market most weekends throughout the season. We are happy these talented folks have joined our family of artists this season. This weekend they will be set up in the parking lot in the lower park, just across the bridge from the top of the artisans market. While you are out celebrating Gay Pride, come by and turn your skin into a temporary art piece.

Facepainting, Boutique Body Art at the Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland, Oregon. Family friendly always.

Facepainting by Brooke at Boutique Body Art at the Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland, Oregon. Family friendly always.

Southern Oregon Gay Pride Parade is this weekend in downtown Ashland. We at the market love to watch this colorful parade as it makes it way up Winburn Way into the park, passing the market on the way to the band-shell for more festivities. As artisans we also walk a slightly different walk and we honor diversity, cultural inclusiveness, and an open society. The mission statement of Southern Oregon Pride sums it up this way…

We are a diverse, all inclusive group of people standing in solidarity to promote
our mission of equality, peace and acceptance for all humans.

This weekend you will find all kinds of hand crafted goodness at the market… up-cycled fall clothing from Dervish Clothing, tencel fiber fashion wear from Sympatico Clothing, hand died hemp designs from Juniperous, and many other fall themed clothing lines. Jewelry is well represented with mixed metals, hand carved stone beads, lamp-worked glass, fine silver wire work, and pounded copper forged in the ancient Navajo tradition. You will also find leather-work, woodwork, fine art, photography, hand crafted body care products, and much more.

Come out and watch the parade and then visit the artisans on Calle Guanajuato, along Ashland Creek in lower Lithia Park.

Eric Leadbetter, live music, Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland, Oregon (LAMA).

Eric Leadbetter, live music, Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland, Oregon (LAMA).

Music Schedule

Saturday, October 8

11:30-1:30     Rod Petrone

2:00-4:00     Eric Leadbetter

Sunday, October 9th

11:00-2:00     Phoenix Sigalove


About LithiaArtisansMarket

We are a collective of artists, artisans, and musicians who gather along Ashland Creek during the sunny months of the year to sell our wares, dance to the sounds, and share in the abundance of life. Saturdays from 10:00am - 6:00pm and Sundays from 11:00am - 5:00pm, April 14th through November 15th. Two sets of live, original music each day. 40 local and regional artisans selling their unique creations.
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