Is this a "shopping post"? Are there interesting handicrafts, artwork, antiques, or other items that people typically buy there?

Lots of wax fabric and baskets. keep in mind the color in the baskets is plastic and not fabric. There is a bienale as well as an art show every year that gets lots of attention. There is a jazz festival in St Louis. - Dec 2018


Lots of local crafts to buy. - Dec 2018


People go crazy for baskets, fabric, masks, and tapestries. The art is amazing! - Jun 2017


Onions and peanuts. And imported French wine. Trips to visit nearby countries. - Apr 2016


Baskets. Wax, fabric. - Aug 2015


Baskets, wax print fabric, wood carvings, jewelry - Aug 2014


Made to order clothing. Baskets. Bronze statues. Locally made silver jewelry and drums. - Apr 2014


Locally-made baskets, which sell for 20 times their cost in the US. There is the typical Africa stuff, but I think most of it is from China. They have some fun jewelry and art. Local instruments (djembe & Cora) are also very popular and beautiful. - Jun 2013


Art. Recycled art. Fabric. - Mar 2013


Peanuts and baguettes. - Oct 2012


Baskets, jewelry, beautiful wax fabric, African art. - Mar 2012


Baskets, glass art work, butterfly wing artwork (yes art work made from the wings of butterflies who allegedly were already dead!) - Aug 2011


local art (glass paintings) very unique and pretty. In general local artisans have many items for sale. Peanuts! - Jan 2011


Having clothes made here, jewelry, - Feb 2010


Wood or leather items. Custom made clothing. - Jan 2010


Artwork. - May 2009


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