Artists & Artisans Festival March 15 and 16

Blending artistry with nature, the Wildflower Center’s Artists & Artisans Festival the third weekend of March showcases more than a dozen artists who create hand-made jewelry, Texas mesquite lamps, nature photographs and more. Their art for sale will be showcased indoors 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 15 and 16, with opportunities to talk with artists all weekend. Meet artists in the store Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. and visit with sculptor John Christensen outdoors during the same time period Sunday and with Jules Buck Jones at his unique nature drawing exhibit indoors. Also see George Boutwell’s Texas-themed watercolors in the auditorium both days.

$9 adults, $7 seniors and students, $3 children 5-12, free for center members, younger children. For more information, call 512.232.0100 or visit: http://www.wildflower.org/artisans.