Ar­ti­sans Fes­ti­val seeks crafters

Record Observer - - Arts -

CEN­TRE­VILLE — There are cur­rently spa­ces avail­able for ad­di­tional ar­ti­sans and crafters with orig­i­nal work for sale for the 45th an­nual Ar­ti­sans Fes­ti­val to be held Oct. 1 and 2, and the club is seek­ing more ap­pli­cants. The fes­ti­val helps raise funds for stu­dent schol­ar­ships and other com­mu­nity projects.

The fes­ti­val will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Satur­day, Oct. 1, and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun­day, Oct. 2, at the Queen Anne’s County 4-H Park on Route 18.

Artist spa­ces are avail­able for $95 in­side build­ing, $85 out­side un­der pav­il­ion and $70 out­side. All spa­ces are avail­able on a first come, first served ba­sis. Visit the Cen­tre­ville Ro­tary web­site for ap­pli­ca­tions, www.cen­tre­villero­ Space is also avail­able for food ven­dors and non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tions.

The Ro­tary is aim­ing for more than 70 artists from through­out the Del­marva Penin­sula to ex­hibit their wide range of tal­ents. In­cluded in the orig­i­nal of­fer­ings are paint­ings, pot­tery, bas­ketry, stained glass, wood carv­ing, jew­elry and pho­tog­ra­phy. In ad­di­tion, there will be fun-filled ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren.

Ad­mit­tance to the park is free, but do­na­tions at the gate are wel­comed. Pro­ceeds from this an­nual fundraiser sup­port lo­cal youth schol­ar­ships, op­er­a­tion of the re­gional shel­ter for vic­tims of do­mes­tic vi­o­lence, par­tic­i­pa­tion in the Ro­tary world­wide project to erad­i­cate po­lio and Life­time Wells for Ghana, a clean wa­ter project in Africa.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.cen­tre­villero­ or call Chris Perkins at 410-978-0198.


In­gle­side resident Joe Hyla keeps an eye out for po­ten­tial cus­tomers next to his ex­hibit at the 2014 Ar­ti­sans Fes­ti­val in Cen­tre­ville. Hyla has brought his cus­tom-made draw­ers and jew­elry boxes to the fes­ti­val for at least a decade.

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