7th annual event showcases regional crafters and artists. Show is held indoors in the spacious school commoms. All items available for sale must be handmade, hand-embellished, or home grown by the vendor. Food items are acceptable if sold as packaged for consumption offsite. No retail items, party plans, or scout items. This show is major fundraiser for the high school theater department. Students are available to assist with load in and load out. In 2008, over 1000 shoppers visited our 68 vendors with even higher numbers excepted this year. Many of our vendors return year after year due to the success of this well organized event. Admittance fee of $1 with children 5 and under free. Parking is free and convenient. Consessions are available on site. Facility is handicapped accessible
Juried arts and crafts show featuring local and regional artists showcasing handmade and embellished items. Show is a fundraiser for the school theater department and students are on site all day and also assist with load in and load out. Southwest High School is a beautiful new building and the show is held in the spacious commons area. The event is well attend by school families and the community.
We are so proud of what the Silver Hawk Fine Arts & Crafts Fair has become. And it’s because of the talented, top-quality crafters & artists that participate in our show. We have many shoppers tell us, “You have the best show in town!” Many of our vendors return year after year. We accept only hand-made items, items made or designed by the participating crafter. Crafters appreciate that.
We have an exceptional facility, located in the bright & spacious Commons area of the new Lincoln Southwest High School at 14th & Pine Lake Road.
The theatre students will be there throughout the day to assist with unloading & loading, setting up, running errands—all with their smiling faces & A+ attitudes!
We are committed to getting the word out; attendance is awesome. We advertise in the Neighborhood Extra & neighboring community newspapers, custom signs are strategically placed all over Lincoln, and you will hear the show announced on both KFOR and B107.3 radio stations! And the show will appear in Arts & Crafts Showtimes, one of the most widely distributed show listings magazines in the Midwest!
We don’t take a percentage of your sales! We require only a booth fee! This is a fundraiser for our theatre. We want to be good hosts—and we want you to do well. And we want you to keep coming back!
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
We invite you to join us for the 7th annual Silver Hawk Fine Arts and Craft Fair!
This year the fall show will be on
Saturday, October 10, 2009 from 9:00am ¡V 4:00pm.
This event is the major fundraising endeavor for the Lincoln Southwest Theatre Department. Over 250 students are involved in the theatre program not only on stage but many young people work and learn behind the scenes on such things as set construction, costumes, make-up, lighting or publicity. Student crews run all of the scene changes and sound and lighting equipment. Over 20% of the entire student body at LSW has found a home in Silver Hawk Theatre which is directed by Bob Henrichs. Every student is an integral part of our program, and so are you. Community interest and support will enable us to reach our goal of being a nationally recognized tradition of theatre excellence.
We are proud of what the annual Silver Hawk Fine Arts & Crafts Fair has become and it is because of the talented, top-quality crafters & artists that participate in our show. We have many shoppers tell us, ¡§You have the best show in town!¡¨ We accept only hand-made items, items made or designed by the participating crafter. Crafters appreciate that and many of our vendors return year after year. In addition, we have some other great benefits:
ƒæ We have an exceptional facility, located in the bright & spacious Commons area of Lincoln Southwest High School at 14th & Pine Lake Road. Attendance is awesome with hundreds of people shopping throughout the day!
ƒæ The theatre students will be there throughout the day to assist with unloading & loading, set up & take down, running errands¡Kall with their smiling faces & A+ attitudes!
ƒæ We are committed to getting the word out about our show. We advertise in the Neighborhood Extra, Lincoln Journal Star, and neighboring community newspapers. Custom yard signs are strategically placed all over Lincoln as well as large billboard advertising. You will hear the show announced on both KFOR and B107.3 radio stations. We are listed online at eventlister.com
. Our show will appear in the 2009 Crafter¡¦s Blue Book and the Nebraska Event Guide.
ƒæ We do not take a percentage of your sales and require only a booth fee. This is a fundraiser for our student theatre. We want to be good hosts, we want you to do well, and we want you to keep coming back!
We hope you will be interested in participating. Please find the enclosed registration form detailing our requirements for participation. If you have any further questions, please don¡¦t hesitate to contact me by phone at 402-421-1102 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Should you no longer wish to be included in future mailings please let me know as well. We look forward to seeing you on October 10th and thank you in advance for your prompt response.
Deb Schorr, Chairperson
Lincoln Southwest High School Presents:
SILVER HAWK FINE ARTS AND CRAFT FAIR
Registration for Saturday, October 10, 2009 9:00am ¡V 4:00pm.
Company Name (if applicable):
City: State: Zip:
Phone (Day): Phone (Evening):
Emergency Contact Person & Phone:______________________________________________
*Future communication will be via email so please provide a valid email that you check often. If you absolutely cannot get access to email we will make other arrangements.
Booth Space and Table Registration:
Item Price Quantity Total
*10 ft x 10 ft space (or 8x12) $60.00
8 ft x 12 ft space (preferred) $60.00
10 ft x 15 ft space (limited # available) $100.00
8-foot table $15.00
5-foot hexagon table $10.00
2 free chairs per booth ------ 2 0.00
**Early Registration Discount (if applicable) $10.00 ( )
Total Amount Due
Are you are returning vendor? Yes No
Do you need electricity? Yes No
* A few booths will be 8-ft (deep) x 12-ft (length). Would this work for you? Yes No
** $10.00 discount per booth space is given for early registration. Completed registration, signed agreement, photos, and payment must be received by April 30 to qualify for discount.
Please write a brief description of your art or craft:
Any special requests or additional information we should know:________________________________
Please make checks payable to Silver Hawk Performing Arts Boosters.
ƒß Return check with photos and signed agreement.
ƒß Mail to: Deb Schorr, 6730 Hickory Crest Road, Lincoln, NE 68516.
Terms & Conditions
Please read the following terms and conditions. Sign at the bottom and return with your registration form, payments and photos.
PAYMENT: Due in full with the completed application. Please see registration form for amount details. Checks will be held until jury decision. No refunds or show credits.
JURYING: A panel jury reviews photos and display. Prior exhibitors are not automatically accepted. Applicants must submit 3 photos of current work. Label each photo with artist¡¦s name and media. Include a business size, self-addressed, stamped envelope for the return of photos. There are a limited number of artists per category. Applications will be juried twice monthly.
DEADLINE: Applications will be received until spaces in each vendor category are filled. However, it is to your advantage to apply early as it increases your chance of becoming an exhibitor and gaining your space preference. Please note the early payment discount! Notification will be sent out after jurying is complete.
SETUP: Set up time is scheduled for 6:00am on the morning of the show, with Silver Hawk theatre students on hand to help unload. Staff will be posted to greet you, to give you the booth number, and direct you to the best parking place.
INFORMATION: Patron shopper admission is $1.00 each with all proceeds supporting Silver Hawk Theater. Concessions will be available throughout the day.
CONTACT: Deb Schorr, Chairperson, Silver Hawk Fine Arts & Crafts Fair, 6730 Hickory Crest Circle,
Lincoln, NE 68516. Phone: 402-421-1102, Email: email@example.com
ƒæ Art or craft items must be made by the person registered as vendor.
ƒæ All items must be hand-made, hand-embellished, or homegrown.
ƒæ All product types to be sold must be itemized on the application.
ƒæ No retail items, no party plans, no Scout items. We will not accept items bought and repackaged for resale.
ƒæ Vendors with items violating contract terms will be asked to remove them.
ƒæ One craft item per vendor is required to be donated for the silent auction.
ƒæ Items made by food vendors must be packaged and intended for consumption offsite.
ƒæ Booth spaces are assigned by promoter prior to show.
ƒæ Electricity upon request. Limited outlets assigned first come, first served. Power cords, duct tape, power multi-plugs, etc. will not be provided.
ƒæ Show held in all weather conditions.
ƒæ Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles.
ƒæ No early pack-up allowed.
ƒæ No smoking, no pets.
My signature below acknowledges that I have read the above and agree to the terms and conditions of the Silver Hawk Fine Arts & Crafts Fair.
Signature: Date: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. Event Helping Hands will come around/be available to relieve you for short periods. Food Service will take orders from and deliver to vendor booths. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. No Refunds or Show Credits. Held Rain or Shine! ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. No vendor may sell any soft drinks, name brand drinks, or bottled water. Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Early Packup Allowed. Raffle / Door Prize Donation Required. Food Service will take orders from and deliver to vendor booths. Event Helping Hands will come around/be available to relieve you for short periods. 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.