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HOME 2023: September Craft Market

September 16, 2023 @ 11:00 am 4:00 pm

The HOME Refugee Steering Committee at the Lynden Sculpture Garden invites you to observe World Refugee Day in a series of outdoor events and programs that celebrate Milwaukee’s refugee communities through art, food, fashion, and performance.

HOME 2023 events come to a close with the September Craft Market.

Drop by between 11 am and 4 pm to browse our outdoor marketfeaturing crafts and other goods from Africa, Asia, and Indigenous makers. At 1 pm, Claudia Orjuela is joined by Ceci Tejeda for our first HOME Multilingual Story Time of the season. They will be reading a book suitable for 4-to-8-year-olds in Spanish and English, followed by some hands-on artmaking. For those wanting to tour the grounds, the Lynden land team will introduce you to Lynden’s trees in a walk scheduled from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. HOME sponsor Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield will be on hand to provide community resources, PHE unwinding materials, and health and wellness educational information.

Bring a picnic and a blanket to enjoy the outdoors with friends, family, and community. Be sure to have cash with you to purchase food and refreshments prepared by community chefs from the Afghan community.

For more information and a list of vendors, click here.