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Wabash Marketplace to dedicate new downtown mural

MURAL:The Wings@Wabash butterfly mural will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 on Miami Street. The Farmers’ Market will be on Miami Street the same morning. The Monarch Mommas from Marion will be tagging and releasing butterflies during the event.

Staff Report

The Design Committee of Wabash Marketplace will soon dedicate a new mural in downtown, according to a Thursday press release by Andrea Zwiebel, project coordinator,

The Wings@Wabash butterfly mural will be dedicated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 on Miami Street. The Farmers’ Market will be on Miami Street the same morning. The Monarch Mommas from Marion will be tagging and releasing butterflies during the event.

Local artist Erica Tyson painted the mural. Tyson is a professional artist with The Orange Door Art Studio and art teacher at Southwood Elementary. Tyson also painted large-scale murals at Wabash County Historical Museum and Modoc’s Market.

The mural is interactive and the public is invited to stand in front of the wings to become part of the butterfly. There is also a smaller version for children and pets.

After the dedication event, sidewalk sales, Dave Kunkel Cruise-In, Wabash Garden Fest and rides on Trolley No. 85 will be available.

Wabash Marketplace is accepting donations to support the installation of the project. For more information regarding Wings@Wabash, please visit the website, www.wabashmarketplace.org, or call 260-563-0975.