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CITIZENS BANK & TRUST
LAKE WALES ARTS FESTIVAL


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Event Information

March 8 - 9, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. 5:00 pm
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Citizens Bank & Trust Lake Wales Arts Festival

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Presented by Lake Wales Arts Council! 

ART-B-Que

Kickoff party 6-9 p.m. on March 7, 2014 on the shores of Lake Wailes
SMOKIN’ JIM’S BBQ, $10
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: HUBO BENTLEY DIM CROOKED
TICKETS: Call 863.676.8426 or stop by the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce 

Children’s Fun!

Dino puppet

 

Saturday, March 8, 2014          10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nine Foot Tall Dinosaur Puppet & Puppet Workshopwith Bits ‘N Pieces Puppet Theatre

 

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Sunday, March 9, 2014             11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fantasy of Flight Cessna Cockpit & hands-on aviation fun


NEW! Food Trucks!

treehouse food truck     Amy’s Komfort Kettle Korn
     Ice Cream Social
     Nola On Da Geaux
     Orange County Skewers
     The Crepe Company
     The Tree House Truck
     AAUW Lemonade Stand 

Live Entertainment!

Saturday, March 8, 2014:
10 a.m.                      Good Time Dixieland Jazz Trio
12:35 p.m.                Juniper Duo
2:35-4:35 p.m.         Porchdogs

Sunday, March 9, 2014:
10 a.m.                      Ft. Green Pickin’ Society
12:35-4:35 p.m.       FreeTime Jazz Quartet

New! People’s Choice Award!

Vote for your favorite artist. Submit ballots (1 per person) by 2 p.m. on Sat. at the Information Tent.

Artist Demo’s!

Mollie Doctrow showed how she creates her artwork during new artist demonstrations at the Citizens Band and Trust 42nd Annual Lake Wales Art Show on March 23-24 Mollie Doctrow showed how she creates her artwork during new artist demonstrations during last year’s art show.

 

 

Schedule

Sat., March 8, 2014
9 – 10:30 a.m.        Patron’s Breakfast by the Lake 

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10 a.m.                      Arts Festival opens
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.        Children’s Activities
Noon – 3:30 p.m.     Artist Demonstrations
Noon – 4 p.m.           Entertainment
3 p.m.                        Artists Awards Ribbons Distribution
5 p.m.                        Arts Festival closes
6 p.m.                        Awards Celebration 

Sunday, March 9, 2014
10 a.m.                      Arts Festival opens

10 a.m.                      Arts Festival opens
11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.    Children’s Activities
Noon – 3:30 p.m.    Artist Demonstrations
Noon – 4 p.m.          Entertainment
5 p.m.                       Arts Festival closes

For more information about spending time in beautiful Lake Wales, please visit the website of our partners at the Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce and www.VisitCentralFlorida.com


ARTIST INFORMATION
Arts Festival information for artists.

What Artists Say about Lake Wales Arts Festival:

  • We Love Your Show! Don’t think you can make it better!!
  • Very good quality artist friendly show – great committee and volunteers.
  • You all are Awesome!
  • See you next year – we love the show.

Application Instructions

On line application using ZAPP®, the one-stop universal application system www.ZAPPlication.org  –FREE to all artists. All applications are processed through ZAPP®.

Artists Selection

An anonymous panel of experienced jurors selects the artists for the Lake Wales Arts Festival 2014. Jurying is based solely on the images submitted and acceptance goes to highest scoring artists. A waiting list will be kept. Jury’s decisions are final.

Important Dates

Friday, March 7
1 – 5 p.m.: Registration and set up
6 p.m.: Art-B-Que Festival kick-off

Saturday, March 8
7-9 a.m.: Registration and set up:
7- 9:30 a.m.: Continental Breakfast for artists
9:30 a.m.: Judging of Exhibits begins
3 p.m.: Award Ribbon presentation:
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Arts Festival
6 p.m.: Awards Celebration and prize checks distribution

Sunday, March 9
7-9:30 a.m.: Continental Breakfast for artists
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Arts Festival

Security is provided from Friday 5 p.m. until Sunday 5 p.m.

Awards Selection

Each year awards selection is made by a different judge and without regard to category.
Awards
Best of Show
$4000

Judge’s Award – Exceptional Work (1)
$2500

CB&T Award – Exceptional Work (1)
$2500


Award of Excellence (4 @$1000)
$4000

Award of Distinction (5 @ $500)
$2500


Award of Merit (5 @ $300)
$1500


NEW! People’s Choice Award (1)
$500

TOTAL
$17,500

Purchase Awards in 2013
$11,500

Total
$29,000


ACCOMMODATIONS

Click on the link for 2014 hotel, motel and RV rates.

Hotel & Motel Accommodations 2013 and http://www.visitcentralflorida.org/find/accommodations/#catid=2


DIRECTIONS

  •  From Orlando: Take I-4 West to US-27 South. US-27 South approximately 25 miles to W. Central Avenue (Woody’s, McDonalds on southeast corner). Turn left onto W. Central Avenue continuing for approximately 1 mile ending at Lakeshore Blvd. and the shores of Lake Wailes.
  • From Tampa: Take I-4 East to US-27 South. US-27 South approximately 25 miles to W. Central Avenue (Woody’s, McDonalds on southeast corner). Turn left onto W. Central Avenue continuing for approximately 1 mile ending at Lakeshore Blvd. and the shores of Lake Wailes.
  • From Vero Beach: Take SR-60 West to US-27 North. Turn right (north) onto US-27 then immediately turn right (east) onto W. Central Avenue (Woody’s, McDonalds on southeast corner) continuing for approximately 1 mile ending at Lakeshore Blvd. and the shores of Lake Wailes.
  • From Sebring: Take SR-27 North to W. Central Avenue. Turn right (east) onto W. Central Avenue (Woody’s, McDonalds on southeast corner) continuing for approximately 1 mile ending at Lakeshore Blvd. and the shores of Lake Wailes.
EVENT VOLUNTEERS
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VOLUNTEER

Our volunteers for the Citizens Bank & Trust  Lake Wales Arts Festival can serve in a variety of capacities:

  • Committee chairs
  • Hospitality group (booth sitters for artists, water delivery, etc.)
  • Advance publicity, posters, etc.
  • Info booth volunteers during the Arts Festival
  • Manpower to assist with artist set-up and break-down
  • Friday night barbeque celebration 
  • and a wide variety of other roles

Please call and let us know how you can help! Call 863-676-8426 or info@lw-arts.org