Prosperity's Hoppin'

May 6, 2017

10 am until 3 pm

 

 

The first Saturday in May, Prosperity is Hoppin' with Arts and Crafts.  We celebrate not only our local arts and crafts stores, and the art center located in our town, but also the arts and fine crafts of over 35 juried vendors on our square, which will be closed to traffic.

If you don't find what you want and need on the square (we can't imagine that!), we're sure you'll find it at the Prosperity Market in the Grace Street Parking lot adjacent to the square. 

Prosperity's Hoppin' Festival is also about our town's history,  This year our focus is centered around Roots and Recall  and our "classroom" is the only restored train depot in Newberry County, which is on our Town Square.  There will be a representative dedicated to linking family data to a specific address in the pursuit of local history.  Check out their website www.rootsandrecall.com.  Please bring your family photos and other memorabilia for Roots and Recall help in preserving  a place in time while building family history and genealogy pages. 

Oh yea, and you can take your picture in front of the depot with the largest sculpture of a frog in the Southeast by local metal artist James Sizemore.  Why? Because our town was once known as Frog Level. 

Food?  Don't worry about it.  With several local restaurants downtown, food trucks on the square, and other local food vendors, you are taken care of.  Oh yea, and we will have plenty of frog legs for you to enjoy this year...remember that Frog Level thing.

A certified 5K run and 2 mile walk, children play zone and food trucks round out our Hoppin' Celebration.  There is definitely something for everyone.

Join us Saturday, May 6, 2017 from10 am until 3pm at Prosperity's Hoppin' with Arts and Crafts.

 

Interested Arts and Crafts vendors

FYI

  • Cost of 10' x10' space on the square is $35.00.  The square will be closed to traffic.
  • You must provide your own tent and do your own set up
  • All juried art and craft vendors are eligible to enter one piece in the art or craft category at no charge.  Each division (art & craft) has a first ($225), second ($125) and thrid ($75.00) place financial prize.

Application Process

  • Send in 2 photos  representative of your work to hoppinfest@gmail.com.  Include your name and the name of your business if applicable. Note:  the quality of your photos is very important for the judging process.
  • Festival representatives will respond within one week.
  • If you have been accepted into the festival, you will receive an application form in your email.
  • Deadline for applications is Monday, April 28, 2017.

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