Monday, February 22, 2016

Call to Artists for 70th North Carolina Rhododendron Festival Craft Fair


You might remember that the Bakersville Creek Walk Arts Festival was combined with the Rhododendron Festival last year. The board of the Creek Walk Festival has decided that that event will not continue. (You can read the Creek Walk Festival announcement about their decision here.) The Rhododendron Festival is continuing and also features a craft fair. It will take place Saturday, June 18th, in Bakersville, North Carolina. Here's the information for artists from the festival website:

We invite all local & regional artists, craftspeople, food vendors, and other commercial vendors to apply for space at the NC Rhododendron Festival Craft Fair, held along the Creek Walk on Saturday, June 18th, 10am to 5pm.

The NC Rhododendron Festival draws hundreds of visitors from all over the region and features the Rhododendron Festival Pageant, the Craft Fair with food vendors and live music throughout the day, a classic car show, a 10K run, 2 nights of street dancing.

Applications for the Craft Fair are available for download here: http://ncrhododendronfestival.org/rhododocs/RHODOVENDORAPP.pdf

Please carefully read the rules, guidelines, and application instructions below (also contained within the application) before applying. Booth fees are due at the time of application. If your application is not accepted, your fee will be returned. All decisions by the Festival Committee as to which vendor application are accepted are final.

More info on the Rhododendron Festival website: http://ncrhododendronfestival.org

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