Art-in-the-Park is top 10 event locally

Art-in-the-Park is top 10 event locally

The Rutland Area Art Association will present the 48th Annual Art in the Park Fall Festival to be held Oct. 10-11, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. in Main Street Park at the junction of Routes 4 and 7 in Rutland. This fine art and craft event is Vermont's oldest continuing arts tradition, and one of the Rutland Area Art Association's major fund-raising events, according to Sherri Birkheimer Rooker of the association.

This year, the big event was voted to Vermont's Top Ten Events by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and received a media Best of the Best Art Festival award.

During the festival there will be live music, hourly door prize drawings, free activities for children and demonstrations of works in progress. Organizers are seeking potential exhibitors in fine art, clay, fiber, floral, glass, jewelry, photography, specialty food, wood. All exhibitors are juried.

An application can be printed from the website www.chaffeeartcenter.org or mailed if requested by calling 775-8836.

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