Hiddenite, NC – An exciting day of activities is planned for the Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s 36th Annual Hiddenite Celebration of the Arts. This one of a kind arts and heritage festival has features diversely talented artists, crafters, and performers, offering a rewarding experience for vendors and visitors alike.
The Center’s Celebration of the Arts festival will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 on Hiddenite Church Road in Alexander County from 9:00am until 4:00pm. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public.
The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center is currently seeking fine arts and crafts vendors and commercial vendors to participate in the festival. Vendor spaces are available for arts, crafts, commercial items, and food sales. Public information booths are also available for non-profit organizations, businesses, and individuals.
Cost for a 10×10 vendor space is $30 per space ( multiple booth purchases welcome) if purchased prior to August 15th. Vendor spaces purchased on August 15th or after that date are $40 per space. Public information booths for distributing information with no sales are $15 each.
First time artists and crafts vendors applying to show at Celebration are required to submit a minimum of three photos or slides representative of the work that they plan to offer for sale.
To request a vendor application, call the Center at (828) 632-6966, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the Lucas Mansion at 316 Hiddenite Church Road.
Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center events, exhibits, and programs are made possible in part through the generous funding of Alexander County government, the Town of Taylorsville, the Eileen and R. Y. Sharpe Family Foundation, The Winston Salem Foundation, Duke Energy, the Catawba Valley Community Foundation, the Friends of the Center membership program, and by the Grassroots Grant of the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. The Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center’s Lucas Mansion and Educational Complex are wheelchair accessible.