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UW Parkside's Winter Arts & Crafts Fair in Kenosha, WI

Sat Nov 19th
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Event Location
900 Wood Rd
UW-Parkside Student ActivitiesUnion 209 - Arts & Crafts FairPO B
Kenosha, WI 53144
Kenosha County - 56,093 housholds avg $55,833 ea.

Location/Facility Name: University of Wisconsin--Parkside
Location/Facility Type: large indoor campus area, Main Place
Listing Details for Event #: 2142649
Posted: Apr 15, 2016
Last Updated: Sep 2, 2016
Listing Completeness %: 96%
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Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
     - Art and Craft Show
Additional Categories:
     - Craft Show
     - 100% Handcrafted
     - Juried Art & Craft Show
Dates: Sat Nov 19th
Date Pattern: Always the Saturday before Thanksgiving
Show Hours: Sat 9am-3pm
Setup Time: 5:30am-9am
Year #: 43
Attendance: 2-4000 depending on weather
Attendance Method: Previous Estimated Police Count
Public Admission Price: free
Haul Details: Can park near door. No help offered.
Vendor Help: None this year
Vendor Breakfast: 2 Coupons for a free donut OR coffee
Vendor Lunch: Subway will be delivered, vendor pays for it
Parking: 2 large lots shuttle bus to a third back lot
Vendor Parking: Free. Can unload near door either end and then move car to back of lot
RV Parking: Ok if in back of lot
Restrooms: Many indoor and handicapped accessible
Awards/Prizes: donations to our distinguished artisans raflle for student leade
Electricity: Should be avail for every spot, bring extension cords
Water: Restrooms
Tables/Chairs: 1 6 ft table and 2 chairs free
Misc Details: Indoor Event, Juried Fine Arts & Crafts
Advertising: Multiple online and printed holiday event listings. Road signs. Online media such as Facebook. Reader board on main intersections.
Entertainment: Holiday keyboard music on site
  Jury Fee: $5
Seperate Jury Fee Check: YES
Jury Requirements: 6 photos of items including 3 in progress photos
Commission: None
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 170
Art/Craft Spaces Still Open: 170
Number of Apps Expected This Yr: 225
Art/Craft Space Price: $125

Retail Space Price: We do not allow retail

Food Space Price: We do not allow food sales

App Deadline: 2016-06-06
App Deadline: Passed
Still Accepting App's: YES
Since the deadline has passed you should call. We allow events to be marked as 'still accepting apps' past their app deadline date since many do and just charge a higher fee.
Latest Notification/Hear-back Date: 2016-08-05
Vendor Types Needed: All homemade, no food, no commercial vendors or products
% of Vendors that Re-Apply: 80%
% of all Applications Accepted: 75%

Applications are Juried together& the best Accepted, all at once, after the application deadline.

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Event Details
Primary Category:
- Art & Craft Events
- Craft Show
Additional Categories:
- Art and Craft Show
- Art Show
Dates: Sat Nov 19th
Show Hours: 9-3
Setup Time: Vendor
Public Admission Price: free
Parking: Free shuttle service 10am-4pm on Outer Loop Rd
Awards/Prizes: donations to our distinguished artisans raflle for student leade
Electricity: availability limited
Tables/Chairs: one 6' table, 2 chairs free
Misc Details: Indoor Event, Juried Fine Arts & Crafts
Website: https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/studentactivities/artscrafts.cfm
Advertising: Craftlister.com, wis arts board at portalwisconsin.org, http://www.uwp.edu, local area newspapers within 200 mile radius.
Entertainment: Solo piano with acoustic instrumental arrangments by Kerri Sherwood
Activities: Arts & Craft shopping, food and beverages sold, package and coat check services available. No strollers allowed due to crowd size!
     Jury Fee: $5
Art/Craft Space Price: $125 8x10

Food Space Price: Not allowed

App Deadline: June 6, 2016
Still Accepting App's: unknown
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside presents the 37th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair December 4, 2010. This fair features shuttle service, live music, a raffle and silent auction with proceeds benefiting the student leader scholarship, concessions available, coat and package check, and great shopping!
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
The venue is the UW-Parkside Main Complex and it will be open to the general public from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Exhibitor set-up time will be Saturday morning from 5:30 – 8:00 a.m. and exhibitors cannot leave prior to 3:00 p.m.
Each exhibitor will receive: a) a booth area of 10 feet wide by 10 feet deep area; b) one 6-foot table; and c) two chairs.
Any other material will be the responsibility of the exhibitor. Storage space is not available and load-in is not easy (see campus map). We will attempt to honor special placement requests but please remember that corner, wall, window space and electrical outlets are limited. Further details on set-up and location will be sent out to accepted exhibitors.
Please note this significant change: we will not be offering load-in/out services this year.
Each year over 250 applicants vie for 177 spaces. To be as fair as possible all crafted items are juried to ensure that items conform to the guidelines set forth and to provide a balance of media exhibited at the fair. Applications are evaluated based on the following: artistic quality, creativity and items being handmade. Any handmade articles such as jewelry, pottery, needlework, painting, prints, seasonal decorations, batik, wood works, etc. are acceptable. Items priced less than $100 are excellent sellers.
We reserve the right to:
a. Reject any application that does not conform to the guidelines as set forth in this document.
b. Limit entries within a given category to ensure a balance of various media presented.
c. Reject applications that are not complete with accompanying requirements.
d. Make changes as deemed necessary to reduce safety and risk, while maintaining quality.
The process is simple –
ï‚£ Print and complete the application form.
ï‚£ Enclose the $5 application fee. Make check out to: UW-Parkside.
ï‚£ Include six (6) current color photos:
 3 of the handmade items.
 3 of you making the handmade item.

Common Rules Selected: Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. Include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope with enough postage for the jury materials you are sending to be returned to you. Vendors can share a booth. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. No Refunds or Show Credits. Held Rain or Shine! No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Gas Generators. Additional Lighting Recommended (bring lights and cords). No Early Packup Allowed. Food Service will take orders from and deliver to vendor booths. Vehicle must be parked in designated areas. Standard Rules: All work and displays must stay within designated space. No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible. Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards. No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area. All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
Photos of workshop, supplies, or works in progress required.
All items must be hand made or embelished.
Limited number of Artists per category.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them.
Determined Quality Level: 4   quality levels explained
Driving Directions
Interstate 94 south to Highway E in
Kenosha County. East 4 miles.
From Chicago:
Interstate 94 north to Highway E in
Kenosha County. East 4 miles.
From Racine:
Access from Highway 31, Highway
32, and Meachem Road
(Highway Y).
By Local Bus:
Kenosha Transit serves the campus. For
schedules and route information, call
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is located in the town of Somers, Kenosha County,
minutes from downtown Kenosha and downtown Racine.
From Kenosha:
Access from 30th Avenue (Wood
Road), 22nd Avenue, Sheridan Road
(Highway 32) and Highway 31.
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