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  • Olde Ellison Bay Days Art Fair Invitation Letter and Application
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    Diane McNeil

Olde Ellison Bay Days Art Fair Invitation Letter and Application

Olde Ellison Bay Days Art Fair Invitation Letter and Application
50th Annual
You are invited to apply to the 50th Olde Ellison Bay Days Art Fair sponsored by the Ellison Bay Service Club. Ellison Bay is also celebrating it’s 150th Anniversary!
Located at the Ellison Bay Beach Park, Olde Ellison Bay Days kicks off the festival season in beautiful Door County. Olde Ellison Bay Days activities include the very popular ‘Best-minster’ Dog Show which promotes and supports the Door County Humane Society. Categories such as Best Jumper or Cutest Tail offer lots of entertainment. Each year attendance grows as attendees take advantage of the great food, music, activities and art fair. Because this is our 50th Anniversary, more surprises are in store. We hope you join us in welcoming the Summer Art Fair season in Ellison Bay.
In addition to the Art Fair and all that happens at the Beach Park all weekend, on Saturday there is the 3rd annual ‘Uncork Summer’, featuring Door County eateries, wineries and breweries held at Wickman House and sponsored by Door County North. On Sunday morning, The Liberty Grove Fire Fighters offer a Pancake Breakfast at the Beach Park. Parking and transportation is sponsored by the Ellison Bay Service Club.
Saturday, June 25 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 26 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Set up is Friday June 24 after 12:00 p.m. Saturday set up will be from 6:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Donuts will be available. You can drive your vehicle to your booth spot and there is easy parking. The highway closes for the parade. Be sure you’ve parked your vehicles by 9am.
Application deadline: June 1, 2016. There will be no refunds on cancellations after June 15, 2016. If your application is not accepted, your check for booth fees will be returned.
All spaces are 10’ x 10’. Each exhibitor gets a corner spot. No electricity is available. There is little shade.
And now, we have a favor to ask of you, our favorite artists. Please spread the word that we’re committed to a real fine art/fine craft show in Door County. For each artist that you recommend who is accepted for 2016, we’ll give you a 10$ credit towards your 2017 booth fee.
Thank you very much.
John Dietrich and Diane McNeil, and Jon and Mary Reddin: the OEBD Art Fair Committee.

Olde Ellison Bay Days 2016 Art Fair Application
Street Address:_______________________________________________
City: ____________________________State: _____Zip: ______________
Phone: ____________________Email:____________________________
Checklist: (Be sure to enclose ALL below items or your application may be delayed or returned)
_____Signed Application Form

_____The $15 non-refundable Application Jury Fee (made out to Ellison Bay Service Club)
_____Full Entry Fee ($90/one booth; $170/two booths. Circle the one you chose) on separate check-Made out to Ellison Bay Service Club

_____3 Photos/slides of your work plus 1 photo/slide of your outdoor display –
if you email digital images we can use them for promotional use on Facebook
MANDATORY: Indoor displays will NOT be accepted.
_____Completed Tax Form (Tax Form Included)
_____SASE large enough for slides/photos and show information
_____Late Application Fee $10 (deadline is May 15, 2016)
______ Mail the application to: OEBD Art Fair; John Dietrich; PO Box 28; Ellison Bay, WI 54210-0028 Questions? 920-854-5049 or

The undersigned does hereby discharge, release and hold harmless, Ellison Bay Service Club. (all cities, property owners, and associations) and all co-sponsors from any and all manner of action, suits, damages, or claims whatsoever arising from any loss or damages or claims, to the person or property of the undersigned while in possession or under the supervision of the sponsors during the Festival, and hereby consents to enforcement of all rules of this event. Furthermore, the undersigned artist hereby certifies that all display work is handcrafted and created by the show participant. Participant understands that any mass produced item on display can cause expulsion from the show or future shows. There are no rain dates. There will be no refunds if a show is cancelled due to rain, floods, hurricanes, or any other forces of nature.There will be no refunds on artist cancellations after June 1.
Failure to comply with the rules and regulations set forth on the reverse side of this General Release may result in expulsion from any and/or all events. Management reserves the right to make final interpretation of all rules.

The undersigned understands that if this application is not accepted, all fees and slides will be returned by mail, with the exception of the Application Processing Fee. If accepted, EBSC has my permission to reproduce my artwork, through the slides or photographs I have submitted, for the purpose of advertising and marketing the Festival. EBSC also has my permission to publish photographs or videos taken of me, my booth and my work during the Festival for purposes related to promotion of the Festival, past or future.

Signed: ____________________________________________________
Date: ______________________

Links that may be useful for your own promotion.

Olde Ellison Bay Days Facebook Page

Ellison Bay Service Club Facebook Page

Ellison Bay Pottery Studios Facebook Page

Olde Ellison Bay Days Art Fair Facebook Page

Uncork Summer 2015 Website

Door County North Facebook Page

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    Diane McNeil

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