The 13th Annual Walnut Beach Arts Festival
Sunday, August 7, 2011 – 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Walnut Beach, Milford, CT
OPEN CALLWho: Walnut Beach Arts/Crafts Festival
What: Artists and Crafters Wanted
Where: Walnut Beach, East Broadway & Viscount Drive
When: Sunday, August 7, 2011
Join us for our 13th Annual Walnut Beach Arts/Crafts Festival, Sunday, August 7, 2011 on the green across from Walnut Beach in Milford. It is anticipated that this will be one of the best years yet. In addition to our local CT artists, there will be artists coming from Rhode Island, New York, MA and further. We’re seeking all types of art including but not limited to: painting, woodworking, metalwork, pottery, ceramics, clothing, jewelry, quilting, music, food products, etc. Since this is a juried festival, all arts and crafts must be original. We’re pleased to offer free parking, free coffee and doughnuts for vendors, bathroom breaks throughout the day and ‘fast lanes’ for vendors at the food stations. To be sure we draw the crowds, the Event is being promoted in: Connecticut Magazine, Yankee Magazine, Milford Magazine, Milford Chamber of Commerce, TV channels 12 & 8, Radio Broadcasting, local billboard advertising, CT Culture & Special Events Guide, and more.
To reserve your space, complete the Exhibitor Application at the bottom of the Schedule of Events below and return it with your check for $60 to the address below the application. Spaces will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.
For Vendor and general festival questions, please call:Laura Ambrogio 203-283-1275
VOLUNTEERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME!!!!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS7:00AM: Registration opens for the Walnut Beach 5K Race. Join us at the WB Pavilion to register for the 5th annual Walnut Beach 5K Race.
Free Ice Cream will be given to every runner/walker. There’s a free kid’s run at
8:00AM. Where: Walnut Beach Pavilion. 8:00AM: Kids Race begins. 8:30AM: Walnut Beach 5K Race begins. 10:00AM to 10:15AM: Festival Opens. Winner of Wall of Art contest is unveiled. The National Anthem will be sung by Wendy Terenzio and after that a message
from the dignitaries and the winner of the Wall of Art contest will be announced.
The student art contest, now in its 12th year invites the winner of best in show to
paint a mural to be added to our wall of art. Come see this year’s winner as well
as murals from past festivals.
Where: The Walnut Beach Green at Viscount Drive & Broadway.
Please check back later for further schedule of events
The Walnut Beach Association is proud to announce that it is working in conjunction with the Red Roof Inn in offering discounted rooms to our vendors for the nights of Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7, 2011.
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