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Fine and Functional sells local artwork for gift-giving season

The Hammond Regional Arts Center hosted its annual Fine & Functional event to support local artists and allow visitors to purchase handmade gifts for the holiday season.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2019

As the holiday season began, people sought out to buy original, handmade gifts. The Hammond Regional Arts Center, located downtown, continued its holiday traditions by hosting its annual Fine and Functional show. The opening exhibition took place on Nov. 15 starting at 5 p.m. This event allowed artists in...

Festivities at the 24th Annual Hot August Night

The 24th Annual Hot August Night is scheduled for this upcoming Friday. The event features live music, food, vendors and a wine and beer walk throughout downtown Hammond.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2019

Food, music and vendors connect families and friends during the annual “Hot August Night” event in Hammond. The Downtown Development District is hosting the 24th “Hot August Night” on Friday, Aug. 23 and will showcase numerous businesses and artists from the area. “We’ll have f...