Volunteers, vendors sought Chalk Walk

JASPER — The Jasper Community Arts Commission’s 17th annual Chalk Walk Arts Festival will take place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 6, on the Square in downtown Jasper. The rain date is June 13.

Jasper Community Arts is looking for applicants for the arts market, food vendors, community services and volunteers.

The arts market is a mini fine arts festival. JCA is looking for artists and craftsmen of all kinds including furniture makers, painters, potters, photographers, blacksmiths, weavers, sculptors, jewelry makers and more. The fee for a booth space is $25 and artists must supply their own booths. Anyone who is interested may call Corina Mack at 812-482-3070 or Jenny Rasche at 812-630-7223.

Non-profit organizations are invited to participate as a food vendor. Tents must meet state fire marshal codes. The fee for a booth space is $25. Anyone who is interested in being a food vendor may call Selena Vonderheide at 812-482-3609.

JCA welcomes community service groups wishing to have a booth with an activity or information relevant to the youth. If the group is non-profit and not selling items, there is no booth fee. The fee for a booth space for groups not meeting the criteria listed is $25. Call Ms. Mack at 812-482-3070 for more information.

Volunteers and service groups are needed with set up, registration, booth help and clean up. Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age, Ms. Mack at 812-482-3070.

For additional information, call 812-482-3070 or email programcoord@jasperindiana.gov.

The annual Chalk Walk Arts Festival is supported by the Greater Jasper Downtown Business Association and Papa John’s Pizza as well as many other local businesses and individuals.

Additional information about the Chalk Walk Arts Festival and vendor forms can be found on Jasper Community Arts website at www.jasperarts.org under Events.


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