9th Annual Effingham Artisan Fair
will be held on May 10, 2014
The Effingham Artisan Fair turns Downtown Effingham into an art gallery for residents and visitors to enjoy on from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday, May 10, 2014 as the arts are celebrated. Work from over 40 artists from across the region will be on display for purchase, including oil paintings, pottery, jewelry and sculptures.
To start Saturday Morning off with a bang:
Get involved in the Helen Matthes Library Get Bookin' 5K Family Run and Walk. Want to sign up for the Get Bookin 5K Family Run and Walk? Click here to get application.
When you are are done running - come to the downtown Square and visit all the Artisans showing their talents.
But do not forget Friday-Nights Kick-off before the Artisan Fair - The community will be having it's Annual Arts and Hearts celebration from 5 to 8 pm Friday, May 9, 2014. This year we have many Artisans setting up on Friday Night to give you a sneak peak of their artistic talents. They will have art available for purchase at this time. Any accepted Artisan wishing to join us - please call Lisa - Fair Coordinator at 217-821-7510 to register for Friday in addition to Saturday. (There is no additional cost for Friday).
Friday - May 9, 2014
Non-Profit Groups to have booths setup
- Food available by IGA and our NEWEST addition - The GABBY GOAT - Each will bring their specialities.
- Wine and Beer Tasting - 9 Wineries and breweries
- Music entertainment during the Wine tasting
- Sneak Peak of many Artisans
ARC ART AUCTION - an Original 4' X 5' oil painting by Jacky Jordan Anderson, a renowned Artist and co-founder of the Effingham Art Guild. Jacky was not only instrumental for the growth of the "ARTS Community" in Effingham County but also for its on-going success. Jacky's Art is Nationally known and her art is highly desirable among Galleries and collectors'. This painting will be sold to the highest bidder at the Annual ARC/CSS Art Auction fundraiser to be held this year in downtown Effingham on May 9, 2014 at 6:30pm. ARC Community Support Systems would like to express their sincere appreciation to Taylor Law Offices for the donation of this amazing painting. Click here to see painting
Saturday - May 10, 2014
Over 40 Artisan are coming to show their works of art starting at 10:00am
- Get Bookin' 5K Family Run and Walk - Sign up by 8:00am
- ChainSaw carving demonstration
- Music on the Square
- Kids Korner - games and crafts
- Food available IGA and our NEWEST addition - The Gabby Goat - Each will bring their specialities
- Wine and Beer Tasting - 9 wineries and breweries
NOTE - Artisan Fair is moved to a NEW WEEKEND.
May 10, 2014
Mark your Calendar!!