The Times West Virginian

May 25, 2013

Weekly artisan market begins today

Downtown Fairmont revitalization is goal

By Jonathan Williams
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — Main Street Fairmont is kicking off a weekly artisan market at 10 a.m. today at Veterans’ Square Plaza to highlight local artists and provide another event to revitalize Downtown Fairmont.

“I’m so excited about it,” said Kate Greene, director of Main Street Fairmont.

The project has been in the works for several months now, Greene said, and represents several ways to enrich Fairmont and the surrounding communities. The idea for an artisan market was born partially from her own passion.

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