The 25th Annual Jubilee Festival, an Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce event, is scheduled for September 28 and 29, 2013. The Jubilee Festival Organizing Committee is planning for a terrific event this year. Artists and craftsmen are currently being sought to participate in this years event. Those interested may contact the chamber by phone at 621-8222 or click here to download an application from the home page.
The juried art show of fine arts and crafts, takes place on Main Street (Scenic 98) in Olde Towne Daphne. There is no admission and the festival will be going on from 10 am until 5 pm each day.
This year the Jubilee Festival will feature up to 139 of the finest artists and craftsmen in the region. The Eastern Shore Chamber expects more than 30,000 patrons to attend this year. Those attending will also find a delicious assortment of festival foods.
Experienced judges will pick the best works in the show, and artists chosen as top in their category will win cash prizes. Artists are also recognized with the Art Patrons Award. Committee members and resident patrons announce their selection of work with special ribbons upon making a purchase. A total of $4,400 in cash awards will be given away.
The Kidsart@JubileeFestival Kids Art at the Park project takes place in Centennial Park again this year. It is a great opportunity to provide children hands-on experience in learning and exploring their creative side. There will be eight booths set up which includes activities such as fish painting, wood sculpture, puppet making, etc. Kids will also have a chance to participate in the fence painting activity.
Those attending last years event may recall the fantastic entertainment on stage at the Jubilee Fest, showcasing the best acts in the region. A talent search is currently underway. Those interested may forward information to the Eastern Shore Chamber at P. O. Drawer 310, Daphne, AL 36526.
For more information call the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce at (251) 621-8222.