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Calico Fort Arts & Crafts Fair in Ft. Deposit, AL

Sat Apr 14th - Sun Apr 15th 07
Other Possible Names for this Event:   -   Calico Fort Art and Crafts Fair  -   Calico Fort  -   Calico Arts & Crafts Fair

Event Location
P. O. Box 17
Ft. Deposit, AL 36032
Lowndes County - 4,905 housholds avg $34,978 ea.

Location/Facility Type: At Calico Fort, under the pine trees- some booths in the shade!
Listing Details for Event #: 1040267
Posted: Jan 2, 2007
Last Updated: Aug 22, 2016
Listing Completeness %: 92%
Views: Total: 715   Registered Users: 21  
Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
     - Art and Craft Show
Dates: Sat Apr 14th - Sun Apr 15th 07
Show Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days
Setup Time: All day Friday
Year #: 35
Attendance: 20,000
Attendance Method: Unknown
Public Admission Price: Adults - $4.00, Children - $1.00
Haul Details: can drive to most spots
Vendor Help: Break down help on Sunday from youngsters paid by promoter; great help, too!
Parking: plenty, with a shuttle if needed for more
Vendor Parking: on site, within easy walking distance
RV Parking: 50 spaces on site, with water & electric, for only $10 per night
Restrooms: Permanent buildings + plenty of portable outdoor units located all over the Fort
Awards/Prizes: people\'s choice
Electricity: $10
Water: public outside spicket
Tables/Chairs: seating available at food court and entertainment area
Misc Details: Outdoor Event w/o Cover Provided
Website: http://
Advertising: brochures in Alabama Information Centers, listings & announcements online, radio, tv, newspaper
Activities: More than 200 arts & crafts exhibitors and food booths.
  Jury Fee: none
Jury Requirements: yes, see website
Commission: none
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 200
Art/Craft Spaces Still Open: 0
Art/Craft Space Price: $100 12 X 12

Retail Spaces Still Open: 0

Food Spaces Still Open: 0
Food Space Price: unknown

App Deadline: 2007-01-30
App Deadline: Passed
Still Accepting App's: NO

Applications are Juried ongoingly & Accepted progressively as they arrive, until all spaces are filled.

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Calico Fort Arts & Crafts Fair
Thank you for your interest in Calico Fort. We look forward to hearing from you. We are always in search of new and exciting artists and craftsmen to join our Calico family.

We are an invitation only show. Before issuing an invitation we must first determine that your craft is 100 percent handmade by the exhibitor or that your artwork will be at least 30 percent original. The committee reserves the right to remove commercial items from booth. Commercial items bought for resale cannot be allowed. After receiving your application and after reviewing your art/craft, we will determine whether you qualify. Then if space is available, we will send you an invitation by mail.

If you receive an invitation you must then return it by the date specified along with the appropriate fees. PLEASE DO NOT SEND MONEY WITH THIS APPLICATION. Upon receipt of your invitation and the payment of fees, you will be assured of a booth or booths at the next Calico Fort Arts and Crafts Fair and will receive a letter as a receipt for our fees and our show rules. If you do not receive a receipt letter before the show, please contact us.

General Information:
Our answering machine number is .
Please leave your name, number and message clearly.

Booth Size: 12' x 12'

Booth Fee: $100 for each booth. (Do not send money with this application)

Exhibitors: No more than two exhibitors per booth. No agents are allowed. You must attend the show in person or made special arrangements with the exhibitor committee.

Canopies: The use of canopies is permitted; however, due to the abundant trees, canopies cannot be larger than 12' x 12'. Trees separate some booths and in most cases will not accommodate large canopies.

Electricity: There are a limited number of booths which have electricity available for demonstrations and are assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. $10 is the charge for booth power.

Camping: A camping area is available. We have 50 spaces available with water and electricity at a cost of $10 per night. WE have self-contained camper spaces available in another area at no cost. There are no shower facilities, only restrooms are available.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY AUGUST 1ST TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE SEPTEMBER INVITATION LIST. Those received after August 1st will be considered for the next invitation list, which is usually prepared in January.

We would like to invite every person who applies; however, we have only 200 booths available. Therefore, we must be selective. We hope you will understand if you are not invited. If you do not receive an invitation this time, please feel free to apply again next year.

Fort Deposit is located at Exit 142 off of I-65, just south of Montgomery, Alabama. When you exit, follow the signs to One Spirit Club Drive. On April 14-15, 2007 from 9am - 5pm both days, everybody will be heading to Calico Fort!
Admission: Adults - $4.00, Children - $1.00

The 34th Annual Calico Fort Arts & Crafts Fair is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. It is located in Fort Deposit, AL, 30 miles south of Montgomery, exit 142 off I-65.

Food, Clogging, Music, Square Dancing, Portrait Painting, Ceramics, Story Tellers, Glass Blowers, Weavers, Indian Dancers, and much more!
Feel free to explore our website for more details and directions.
Event/Application Rules & Regulations

Common Rules Selected: City law requires city issued vendor permit. (Cost: none) 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.
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