2014 FIRST FRIDAYS
Downtown Putnam, CT
May 2nd, June 6th, July 11th, Aug 1st, Sept 5th, and Oct 3rd

Call for Artists, Food Vendors and Musical Performers

An Art-based Street Festival will be held on Main Street in Putnam, CT every First Friday of the month from May through October 2014. The events take place outside with all the activities, vendors, a Beer Garden and people right on the street. Putnam is one of the most vibrant small towns in Connecticut, offering some of the best dining experiences, antique shopping and performing arts in the area.

Potential participants can choose from the following 3 categories: Food Vendors, Artist Vendors & Musical Performances. We are now accepting applications in all 3 categories for the 2014 season. If you are interested in demonstrating at one of our events please respond by the 26th of each month. If you would like to be in the 2014 Program booklet please respond before April 5th . The PBA will be distributing more than 3,500 copies beginning in May.

Artist Vendors: Selling their own hand-crafted pieces of art will be given prime locations for 10×10 displays on Main Street. Bring your own display and collect your own money. Drive-up access is provided before and after the show.

Food Vendors: Selling ready-to-eat, individual- sized food and drink are strategically placed at highly visible locations. The committee reserves the right to disallow or limit any food directly conflicting with local Main St. restaurants.

Musical Performances: By one or more musicians, either in a publically accessible location or travelling around and is organized by the Music committee. Committee chair is Terry Paquette, of The Stomping Ground.

Electricity is available but on a very limited bases. You will be charged an extra $5 (for a total of $25 per event) and will need to bring 2- 20ft extension cords and mats to cover the cords.

To approve your application, we will need some information about what you plan to offer, the date(s) you are requesting and your payment. Every effort will be made to meet your needs, but obviously, the sooner we get your reply the better.

Warm Regards,
Rhonda Wishart: Strong Body/Strong Mind Yoga Studio
Co-Chair Vendors for 1st Friday-Putnam Business Association

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