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Fisk Farm Festival in White Lake, MI

Sat Sep 7th - Sun Sep 8th 13
Other Possible Names for this Event:   -   Fisk Farm Historical Festival

Event Location
9180 Highland Road
cross of M59 (Highland Road) and Fisk Road
White Lake, MI 48386
Oakland County - 471,390 housholds avg $81,926 ea.

Location/Facility Name: Fisk Farm
Location/Facility Type: 1 1/2 miles west of Williams Lake Rd. in front of the Wal-Mart/H
Listing Details for Event #: 1498617
Posted: Nov 21, 2012
Last Updated: Dec 9, 2013
Listing Completeness %: 100%
Views: Total: 29   Registered Users: 2  
Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
  - Farm & Country
     - Farm Festival
  - Childrens Event
     - Family-Friendly Event
  - Cultural Events
     - Historic Festival
Dates: Sat Sep 7th - Sun Sep 8th 13
Date Pattern: First weekend AFTER Labor Day
Rain Date Policy: This event is held rain or shine.
Show Hours: 10am - 5pm
Setup Time: Friday, September 9th from 6pm to 8pm
Year #: 26
Public Admission Price: donations of $1 per person
Haul Details: can drive up to spot during set up ONLY.
Vendor Help: none
Vendor Breakfast: food is available locally around the area where the festival is held
Vendor Lunch: food is for sale on site, as well as locally around the area where the festival is held
Parking: Ample parking is provided near the festival grounds - signage is posted
Vendor Parking: Parking is to the left of the main entrance to the festival. It is mandatory that all crafters park there to allow the festival patrons the best parking, especially the handicapped. The parking attendant will enforce this rule.
RV Parking: Please contact promoter if you require this type of service.
Restrooms: Portable outdoor units are on the grounds as well as handicap accessible bathrooms are located in the schoolhouse able
Awards/Prizes: none, although they can participate in the door prize drawings i
Electricity: can be provided for an extra fee - spaces are very limited
Water: not provided
Tables/Chairs: not provided
Misc Details: Outdoor Event w/o Cover Provided
Entertainment: Parlor Players singing in the parlor of the Fisk home. Line dancing and other musical entertainment in the barn. Magic shows and storytelling throughout the festival grounds.
Activities: Pony rides, giant pumpkin bouncy house for the kids, games and craft making, also for the kids, tours of the the Fisk home and the one-room schoolhouse on the property.
  Jury Fee: n/a
Jury Requirements: n/a
Commission: none
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 50
Art/Craft Spaces Still Open: 20
Number of Apps Expected This Yr: 40
Art/Craft Space Price: $40 for a single space, $65 for a double space

Retail Spaces This Yr: 10
Retail Spaces Still Open: 8
Retail Space Price: $40 for a single space, $65 for a double space

Food Spaces This Yr: 2
Food Spaces Still Open: 1
Food Space Price: $40 for a single space, $65 for a double space

App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: NO
Latest Notification/Hear-back Date: 2011-09-08
Vendor Types Needed: Still accepting all types of vendors/crafters/artists.
NOT Needed: N/A
% of Vendors that Re-Apply: 90%
% of all Applications Accepted: 100%
% of Re-applying Re-accepted: 100%

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

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Description
The White Lake Township Historical Society hosts the Fisk Farm Festival. Taking place on September 8th & 9th, this festival draws an average of 3,000 people each year. There's something for everyone: tours of the historic 1855 farmhouse, barn, & 1876 1-room school, pony rides, a bake sale, Parlor Players, line dancing, musical entertainment, corn roasting, craft making & games for the children, door prizes, a used book sale, magic shows, storytelling, an encampment, antique cars & tractors, trades-people demonstrating their skills, ice cream sundaes & slices of homemade apple pie (made on the premises during the festival), along with locally grown farm-fresh produce & flowers, this event is not to be missed!
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Event Listing Chain:   view chain details ( 7 event listings in chain )
Past Listing: 09/12-09/13 2009 - Fisk Farm Festival 100% 
Past Listing: 09/11-09/12 2010 - Fisk Farm Festival 42% 
Past Listing: 09/10-09/11 2011 - Fisk Farm Festival 100% 
Past Listing: @09/06-09/07 2014 - Fisk Farm Festival 88% 

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Advertising Done for This Event
Advertising is done through the historical society - information is posted in the local and regional newspapers as well as by word of mouth, information is also passed out during other events hosted by the historical society.
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
RULES & REGULATIONS:
·     Parking is to the left of the main entrance to the festival. It is mandatory that all crafters park there to allow the festival patrons the best parking, especially the handicapped. The parking attendant will enforce this rule.
·     Although, there will be someone on the grounds all weekend; the encampment group & the historical society are not responsible for any damage or loss you may incur.
·     Any extra vehicles (ex: camper, RV) that accompany you must be pre-approved first.
·     You must stay for the duration of the show, bring your own equipment (tables, extension cords, tent, etc.), & are solely responsible for set up & tear down of your space as well as any sales tax that may apply.
·     There is food available during the festival (roasted corn, hot dogs, sausage, & desserts) however we do not provide runners. You are responsible for providing food for yourself.
·     We believe it is more professional looking if you wear a nametag during the weekend however, we do not provide them.
·     Please be aware that rain or shine, warm or cold, the festival continues. Check the local forecast beforehand & come prepared for the weather.
·     Please note: The grounds are NOT level. Please bring shims or some other device(s) to level your tent/table(s). We do not provide them.
·     No pets are allowed on the grounds, except service animals. It is a violation of health department rules.
·     We reserve the right to make last minute changes to crafter placement as we see necessary.
·     There are no refunds once you’ve been accepted.
·     We only accept checks or money orders.
·     Application deadline is July 31st. An increased booth fee will be applied to applications accepted after the deadline. Sorry, no exceptions.
·     An acceptance notice will be emailed or postal mailed to you after your check or money order clears & as quickly as possible. If you do not have an email address you must send a self addressed stamped envelope with your space fee & signed application.

Common Rules Selected: Held Rain or Shine! Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Early Packup Allowed. 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:
Retail Items Allowed.
Determined Quality Level: 2   quality levels explained
Event Application Documents & Files for this Event
Up-to-date: NO - Not Current, Reference Only
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Driving Directions
From US23 take exit 67 for M-59 E toward Pontiac (0.2 mi), turn left onto M-59 E/Highland Rd and destination will be on the left (14.9 mi).

From I-75 take exit 93 for US-24/Dixie Hwy toward Waterford (0.3 mi). Turn right onto US-24 S/Dixie Hwy (1.4 mi). Turn right onto White Lake Rd     (1.7 mi). Continue onto Nelsey Rd (0.8 mi). Turn left onto Maceday Lake Rd     (1.0 mi). Turn right onto Williams Lake Rd (0.4 mi). Slight right onto Williams Lake Rd (0.3 mi). Continue onto N Williams Lake Rd     (1.0 mi). Turn right onto M-59 W/Highland Rd. Destination will be on the right (1.3 mi)

From I-275 take exit 165 for I-696 toward Port Huron (0.8 mi). Follow signs for M-5 N and merge onto M-5 W (6.2 mi). Turn right onto N Pontiac Trail (0.6 mi). Slight left onto Haggerty Rd (1.2 mi). Turn left onto Richardson Rd     (0.3 mi). Take the 2nd right onto Union Lake Rd (2.5 mi). Turn right onto Cooley Lake Rd (0.3 mi). Turn left onto S Williams Lake Rd (3.2 mi). Turn left onto M-59 W/Highland Rd. Destination will be on the right (1.4 mi)
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