Art and Market Aurora to showcase talented artisans

Artisan foods, jewelry and visual arts provide the lively mix twice a month at Art and Market Aurora, whose next date is Saturday, March 27.

The indoor market debuted this winter, and has COVID-19 precautions in place. A dozen vendors will be on hand from 8 a.m. to noon every second and fourth Saturday through May at the spacious Society 57, 100 S. River St. in downtown Aurora, across the street from the public library.

Aurora Downtown, a nonprofit organization of business and property owners, hosts the market, which features candles, cookies, jewelry, baked goods, specialty meat, and other wares. A guest nonprofit is showcased at each event.

Visiting vendors include Biscocho’s, Dick’s Mini Donuts, BillyDoe Meats, Tin Shed Farm, Ursula Naturals, Bhoomi Chai Co., Lang’s Cookies, Eats and Treats by AG, and a handful of rotating local artisans.

Society 57 will feature Modest Coffee, Katic Breads, and Society 57 bottled cocktails to-go inside the coffee shop.

Admission and parking, either on the street or at Santori Aurora Public Library, 101 S. River St., are free. The remaining market dates are March 27, April 10 and 24, and May 8 and 22.

To find out more, visit, call 630-256-3167 or email