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Thursday, August 23, 2012


Juried Show of Art & Fine Crafts
Saturday, August 25 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

The Alden Volunteers invite you to apply to the Alden Depot Arts Festival to be held in the Alden Depot Park on the shore of beautiful Torch Lake.DATE: Saturday, August 25 from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Registration and set up Friday 5:00pm to 8:00pm and Saturday 7:00am to 9:30am. Register and receive your booth assignment prior to setting up. Registration will take place at the Alden Depot. Staff will be wearing Alden Volunteer Badges.MEDIA: This is a juried show open to selected crafts and fine art. NO BUY/SELL ALLOWED.
JURYING: Applicants will submit three pictures: one of current work, one of work in progress and one picture of booth setup. Label each picture with the artists name and description of the work. Applications will be juried as they are received. Jurying will be done by Roberta Amstadt and Babs Young.

RULES: A list of rules is enclosed with your application. The committee has the right to exclude any exhibitor not abiding by the rules, to remove any work considered inappropriate or not consistent with the rules. No refunds to accepted artists.
BOOTH FEE: Booth size is 11’x12’ and the cost is $120.00 per space.
DEADLINE: Applications must be received by July 1, 2012. Late applications will be assessed an additional $20 to be considered. All applications will be juried. It is to your advantage to APPLY EARLY, notifications will be sent out after jurying. Applying early increases your chance of becoming an exhibitor and getting your space preference.
SASE: Enclose a business size, self-addressed, stamped envelope with TWO first class stamps for the return of jury results and photographs.

FOOD: There will be food on site as well as information on local restaurants within walking distance.
ADVERTISING: We are committed to timely print ads in local and regional newspapers, calendar of events, internet, public announcements and craft magazine publications.CONTACT:  www.visitalden.com, or Bob or Barbara Widmer, e-mail:  rwidmer2@aol.com , phone:            231 377 6305      

Sponsored by the Alden Volunteers

2012 Alden Sidewalk Sale on September 1 & 2

The Downtown Alden Business Association is sponsoring the 2012 Alden Sidewalk Sale on September 1 & 2.  All Alden stores are participating with fabulous End-of-Summer deals!  Shopping hours are 10 AM - 5 PM each day rain or shine!
Our Alden restaurants and bars are also whipping up some great specials to commemorate this event.
Alden is located on the eastern shore of beautiful Torch Lake, less than 30 minutes from almost anywhere in northern Michigan!
For more information, please contact Doug Hickman at             231.676.3300       (days only please).

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