Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and memories of the Christmas crunch New Year’s frenzy are fading. In the normal course of events hereabouts, it is time for another installment of “An Affair of the Heart” at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.
On Feb. 8, 9 and 10, artisans from across the United States will again present a unique shopping experience for attendees. The presenting sponsor, Homeland, has two booths. Homeland Pharmacy will once again feature “special health” guests, Snodgrass Family Chiropractic of Norman and Advanced Body Scan of Oklahoma City.
“Permanent Makeup” by Vann Reece plans to be on hand to answer your questions about artistic approaches to beautiful permanent makeup. Wyndham Gardens Hotel OKC Airport (2101 S. Meridian) is host hotel for the “Affair” this year.
4W Western, locally owned and oeprated, is a new addition to the Affair lineup. Specializing in women’s apparel and custom made accessories, home décor, western rugs, children’s clothes, plus sizes, men’s accessories, equine and pet accessories. Gift certificates and layaway are available as well at their Stockyards location, 2225 Exchange Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK 73118. Visit them online at www.4wwestern.com.
Media sponsors include KOMA, MMGL, and JAKE.
Chris Cargill, 10-year “Affair” veteran, is back with smART works, along with author Kevin Barnes.
Other participants include Westmoore Band Boosters, Anna’s House Foundation, Toby Keith’s OK Kids Korral, The Y’s “Our Sister’s Closet” benefitting the women’s shelter and its life-changing programs.
Works of Gayle Dyer, the alte founder/owner of “An Affair of the Heart” will also be available for attendees. Sales of her book “Dancing in the Bird Bath” benefit Toby’s Kids Korral.
Connie Harris marveled, in an exchange with The City Sentinel, that the semi-annual “affair” is now in its 28th year. She said, “We look forward to seeing you all at the show and are truly Blessed to meet so many new friends and see so many new and creative items.”
A $7 admission fee covers all three days of this “Affair of the Heart” – Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.