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Calico Fort Arts & Crafts Fair in Fort Deposit, AL

Unconfirmed / Anticipated-Only Event -- ! ! -- Date(s) are Approximate Only!
@Sat Apr 11th - Sun Apr 12th 15

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Other Possible Names for this Event:   -   Calico Fort Art and Crafts Fair  -   Calico Fort  -   Calico Arts & Crafts Fair

Event Location
Fort Deposit
Fort Deposit, AL 36032
Lowndes County - 4,905 housholds avg $34,978 ea.

Location/Facility Type: six-acre outdoor area in a park-type setting
Listing Details for Event #: 1710912
Posted: May 31, 2014
Last Updated: May 31, 2014
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Event Details
Primary Category:
  - Art & Craft Events
     - Art and Craft Show
Dates: Unconfirmed / Anticipated-Only Event -- ! ! -- Date(s) are Approximate Only!
@Sat Apr 11th - Sun Apr 12th 15

Show Hours: Sat & Sun 9-5
Setup Time: Fri April 11 or April 12 prior to 9 a.m opening
Year #: 44
Public Admission Price: Adults $4, Kids $1
Haul Details: drive to spot unload park then setup
Vendor Help: will help to get to spot and help to get around tress
Vendor Breakfast: coffee and danishes
Vendor Lunch: buy from food vendors
Parking: free parking
Vendor Parking: available close to entrance
RV Parking: RV hookups available
Restrooms: a number of portable units available
Awards/Prizes: no
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: URL on file! Click Here for more info.
Advertising: brochures in Alabama Information Centers, listings & announcements online, radio, tv, newspaper
Entertainment: A wide variety of entertainment is scheduled throughout both days.
Activities: More than 200 arts & crafts exhibitors and food booths.
  Jury Fee: None
Jury Requirements: photos This is a family show
Commission: no
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 200
Art/Craft Space Price: $100 10x10
URL to Offical Art/Craft Application: View!

Retail Space Price: no
URL to Offical Retail Application: View!

Food Spaces This Yr: 12
Food Space Price: unknown

App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: unknown
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Description
The 37th 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.
One of the oldest and most popular arts and crafts shows in the south. Located 30 miles north or Montgomery Alabama.Types of Crafts:
Clothing
Dolls
Folk Art
Furniture
Glass Crafts
Jewelry
Leather Crafts
Quilting
Sculpture

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

Calico Fort, located very near the original fort site, was developed to promote our folk heritage of the hand made arts. It is a place where first rate artists and craftsmen can show and sell their talents.
Each year hundreds of new exhibitors are contacted in an effort to find the very best. The folks at Calico Fort work for months in advance to make sure you feel welcome, and that you enjoy a real old-time Country Fair. Because Calico Fort is planned to present new ideas, it will never grow old.
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Event/Application Rules & Regulations

Common Rules Selected: City law requires city issued vendor permit. 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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