Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

Arts/Entertainment

December 27, 2012

People can apply now for 2013 Crafts in the Park

Applications are now being accepted for Andover’s annual Crafts in the Park, which will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

Entries are due by Jan. 30, 2013.

Crafts in the Park is a fundraiser sponsored by Christ Church Andover. Proceeds from the fair will be used to support its mission and outreach to the local community, including Habitat for Humanity, Esperanza Academy, Bread and Roses, Neighbors in Need, Lazarus House, and the Merrimack Valley Project, according to a release. The church also sponsors the Christ Church Children’s Center preschool program, the Andover Thrift Shop, and provides a music program with scheduled events open to the public.

Amateur and professional crafts people are invited to display and sell their original craftwork. Applications must be received by Jan. 30 to be included in the first jury process. Notification of participation will be mailed in February.

Photos or a website address to images of one’s work and display are necessary for jurying purposes. Send the booth fee of $100, completed application form, and a No. 10 self-addressed stamped envelope to: Andover Crafts in The Park, P.O. Box 685, Andover, MA 01810. Checks will be returned for people who are not chosen for inclusion in the show. Crafters who would like photos to be returned should include a return envelope with adequate postage. No sales commissions are charged in addition to the booth fee.

Food vendors require additional permits from the town of Andover.

For more information, email jury@craftsinthepark.com or visit craftsinthepark.com.

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