Easter in the Country in Sandwich, IL
Sat Mar 12th
Event Location Route 34 and the intersection of
corner of Wells, Lions and Dayton Streets
Sandwich, IL 60554
- 133,733 housholds avg $72,835 ea.Location/Facility Type:
Sandwich High School, Middle School and Haskin Grade School
Listing Details for Event #: 1954907Posted: Aug 17, 2015
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2015
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- Art & Craft Events
- Art and Craft Show
Dates: Sat Mar 12th
Show Hours: 9 -4
Setup Time: Friday Night 7 - 10 Sat Morning 6 - 8:30
Year #: 37
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
Tables/Chairs: not provided
Misc Details: Indoor Event
Website: URL on file! Click Here for more info.
No entertainment provided
Instant Door Prize Drawing
||Jury Fee: n/a|
Jury Requirements: 2 or 3 pictures of work
Art/Craft Spaces This Yr: 140
Art/Craft Space Price: 6 x 6 to 20 x 10 $54.00 to $300.00
URL to Offical Art/Craft Application: View!
Retail Spaces This Yr: 140
Retail Space Price: $54.00-$300.00
App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: NO
Applications are Screened & Accepted progressively, as they arrive, until all spaces are filled.
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Easter in the Country Arts and Crafts Show - 28th Annual Event 9AM to 4PM Our show is held in the High School, Middle School and Haskin Grade School in the small town of Sandwich, Illinois. All three schools are in the same block, so on a nice day the customers can walk from school to school. We also provide shuttle bus transportation - customers seem to love to ride the big yellow school bus.
Easy access for crafters - everything is on one level.
Crafter ask to donate door prize (value of at least $10.00) for the Instant Door Prize Drawing.
Applications accepted until all spaces are full
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.
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.
Local newspapers Radio Television Internet
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
Items MUST be handcrafted by sellerCommon 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. Determined Quality Level: 6
quality levels explained
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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