Event Details 

Easter in the Country in Sandwich, IL

Sat Mar 13th 10

Event Location
Route 34 and the intersection of
wells,lions and dayton streets
Sandwich, IL 60554
Kane County - 133,733 housholds avg $72,835 ea.

Location/Facility Type: Sandwich High School, Middle School and Haskin Grade School
Listing Details for Event #: 1277832
Posted: Jan 9, 2010
Last Updated: Aug 11, 2014
Listing Completeness %: 88%
Views: Total: 2682   Registered Users: 41  
Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
     - Art and Craft Show
Dates: Sat Mar 13th 10
Date Pattern: Second Saturday of March
Show Hours: Sat 9-4
Setup Time: Friday Night 7 - 10 Sat Morning 6 - 8:30
Attendance: 2000
Attendance Method: Previous Actual Gate Count
Public Admission Price: $2.00
Haul Details: all easy entry - no stairs
Vendor Help: none
Vendor Lunch: served in High School and Middle School
Parking: High School has lot, small lot by Middle School, on street and weather permitting on grass
Vendor Parking: designated areas told at check-in
RV Parking: overnight OK in school lot
Restrooms: School restrooms
Awards/Prizes: none
Electricity: $20
Water: None
Tables/Chairs: not provided
Misc Details: Indoor Event
Entertainment:
No entertainment provided
Instant Door Prize Drawing
  Jury Fee: n/a
Jury Requirements: 2 or 3 pictures of work
Commission: none
Art/Craft Space Price: $54.00-$300.00
URL to Offical Art/Craft Application: View!

Retail Space Price: $54.00-$300.00


App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: NO

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Description
31st Annual arts and craft show. Located in sandwich high school,sandwich middle school and haskin grade school. All schools are in a 1 block area and busses are provided.
Activities

Instant Door Prize Drawing in the Middle School. When customer pays for the show, they are given a ticket which they turn in for a chance to draw a piece of paper from a box - if a number is on the paper, they win that item and take their prize with them.
Shuttle school to school available
Advertising Done for This Event
45 local and major papers within 60 miles of show - large display ads and news articles

Local weekly mailers to all residents week of show

local coupon book mailed to all residents in area

35 Local radio stations on their Community Calendars and PSA
5 interview programs on local radio stations

Crafters have us on their show lists given to customers

1500 postcards mailed to customers who sigh up at shows - A $1.00 off admission price coupon is on postcard.

$6000+
Local newspapers Radio Television Internet
Event/Application Rules & Regulations

Items MUST be handcrafted by seller
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. Vendors do not have to signup for all event dates. No Refunds or Show Credits. Held Rain or Shine! Overnight Security Provided. ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. 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! No pop guns, marshmellow guns or other disruptive items may be sold. Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Early Packup Allowed. Raffle / Door Prize Donation Required. Floor Length Table Cloth Required. 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:
A multiple-person panel jury thoroughly reviews slides or photos and display.
All items must be mostly hand made, no minor Embellishments only.
Limited number of Artists per category.
Artist must be present day of show.
Floor length table cloths required.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them.
Driving Directions
I-88 west from Chicago Past Aurora, take Orchard Road Exit. Go South to Rt 34 (Ogdan Avenue) - go West to Sandwich, IL. When entering town,look for yellow and black Craft Show signs at Dayton Street or Wells Street - Turn South at sign and go down to schools.

From Rockford - take Rt 39 South to Rt 34 - go East to Sandwich, IL.
Look for Craft Show signs at Wells Street or Dayton Street and turn South to the show

From Bloomington - take Rt 39 North to Rt 34 - go East to Sandwich, IL. Look for Craft Show signs at Wells Street or Dayton Street and
turn South to the show.

I-80 at Morris, IL. take Rt 47 North to Rt 34 on the North side of Yorkville -Go West to Sandwich - when entering town turn South at the Craft Show signs
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