Winter Wonderland Market begins Saturday in the Wonder Building

<p><p>The Wonder Building is hosting its first Winter Wonderland Market to support local artisans and vendors during the holiday season, beginning Saturday.</p></p><p><p>The Winter Wonderland Market will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 18 at 825 N. Post St., according to a news release.</p></p><p><p>The market evolved from the Wonder Fair, an event with family-friendly activities and live music held in August to introduce the Wonder Building to the community, said Sennen David, vice president of marketing and culture for Ethan Stowell Restaurants.</p></p><p><p>“It went so well we thought, ‘this is something we should do more often,’” David said.</p></p><p><p>The Winter Wonderland Market will showcase local artisans, bakers and crafters, some of which include Holy Cow Butcher, Northside Candle Co., Honeybee Goldsmiths, Fetch Barkery and Hope’s Mini Cookies.</p></p><p><p>The Winter Wonderland Market will feature such things as local bands; adoptable pets from the Spokane Humane Society; a gingerbread house competition; free hot cocoa and Italian mini doughnuts from Bosco Pasta &amp; Panini; and games and seasonal movies streamed on three South Hall big screens.</p></p><p><p>The event is hosted in partnership with Chad White Hospitality, Ethan Stowell Restaurants, Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters and Wishing Star Foundation.</p></p><p><p>Bosco Pasta &amp; Panini is donating 10% of food and beverage sales to the Wishing Star Foundation, a nonprofit that grants wishes to children ages 3 to 21 with a terminal or life-limiting illness.</p></p>