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Artist Market Returns to The Burren for Unique Holiday Shopping

For the second year in a row, the Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM) at The Burren in Somerville offers local artists a place to show and sell their work while giving visitors an opportunity to find a variety of art and handmade goods for holiday giving. Items for sale include paintings, photographs, jewelry, soaps, glass, textiles, ceramics and artisan foods. Organizer Mary Keane says, “SLAM is a free, fun activity that supports our local community of artists, and it gives shoppers a chance to browse and buy some unique holiday gifts.”

This year’s SLAM dates are December 3, 10 and 17. Admission is free.

The Burren is located at 247 Elm St. in Davis Square, Somerville. For more information, call 617-246-5651 or visit