8th Annual Effingham Artisan Fair
will be held on April 27, 2013
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, April 27, 2013 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:
Effingham Rotary Pancake Breakfast will be held from 7am - 10am at the Efifingham High School - Heart's Rock Cafe at 1301 West Grove Street on Saturday morning. Pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk will be served for $5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Kids (12 & under). Rotarians are raising money to build a new pavillion for the Community Park in Effingham near the playground
Then 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, April 26, 2013. 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 - April 26, 2013
- Non-Profit Groups to have booths setup
- Jansen's Dance will perform at 5:30pm and Exclusively Dance will perform at 6:00pm
- 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
Saturday - April 27, 2013
- Effingham Rotary Pancake Breakfast 7am-10am - Effingham High School
- Over 40 Artisan are coming to show their works of art atarting at 10:00am
- Get Bookin' 5K Family Run and Walk - Sign up by 8:00am
- ChainSaw carving demonstration
- Coffee Crawl through the downtown businesses - Get your punch card filled
- 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
Mark Your Calendar
APRIL 27, 2013