COW CHIP ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

9:00AM-5:00PM

Saturday - Labor Day weekend

125+ exhibits ranging from furniture, lawn decorations,
baskets, ceramics, quilts, stained glass, and much more

Are you looking to display and sell your crafts during one of Sauk Prairie’s biggest annual events? We invite you to submit your artwork to this year's Today’s Women Arts and Craft Fair, which will take place on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at Marion Park. Registration begins at 7am on the day of the Art Fair, which then runs from 9am to 5pm.

River Arts Inc, a nonā€profit arts organization in Prairie du Sac, WI, will be taking over management of Today’s Women Arts and Craft Fair. You can learn more about our organization at www.RiverArtsInc.Org. We are excited to continue the tradition that Today’s Women has established, of hosting a wonderful arts and craft fair during Sauk Prairie’s famous Cow Chip event!
Over the years, this light-hearted tradition continues. The entire Sauk Prairie Community welcomes you to join the fun. Approximately 40,000 people attend The Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw each year. The current Wisconsin Cow Chip Throw state record is 248 feet!
Deadline for submissions is May 15, 2016. Please see enclosure for application requirements. Feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions or concerns at 608.643.5215.

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 Ceramic by Susan Koehler, jewelry by James Thibault


Participation:


Artists and craftsmen in any media may apply. EACH PIECE OF WORK MUST BE OF ORIGINAL DESIGN AND EXECUTION BY THE EXHIBITING ARTIST.

Applicants will be juried in April by media category in order to promote ORIGINALITY and VARIETY.

JURY DECISION IS BASED SOLELY UPON PHOTOS SUBMITTED. The Jury Committee reserves the right to accept or reject any entry or exhibit, or part of any entry or exhibit at any time.

Deadline:

Application due by May 15, 2016. All fees must be paid by that date.

Notification of acceptance or rejection will be mailed after June 1, 2016. A refund check will accompany those entries rejected.

Exhibitions:

Each participant will be responsible for preparing, exhibiting and removing own work. A display area of 15 x 15 feet will be provided. Spaces will be pre-assigned based on postmark date of application.

Every attempt will be made to honor special requests.

NOTE: Registration AND setup will begin at 7am on the Saturday ONLY. NO EARLY SETUP PRIOR TO SATURDAY.

The Art and Craft Fair is open from 9am-5pm on Saturday.

NO PETS ALLOWED IN PARK

Fees:

A check for $110.00 (including $10 non-refunable jury fee) must accompany applications for each space and paid by May 15, 2016. Once accepted into the art fair, registration fees will not be refunded, even due to inclement weather. (This is an outdoor event).

Application:

Mail $110.00 per space fee, completed application form, and four representative photos (NO SLIDES) of work to:

PHOTOGRAPHS BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE COMMITTEE. THE ARTS & CRAFTS COMMITTEE AND ITS SPONSORING ORGANIZATION WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OR DAMAGE OF EXHIBITED ITEMS OR DISPLAY MATERIALS.

 

Go to our Forms page, download and print an Fine Arts & Crafts application.

Fill out the form and mail it to:

River Arts, Inc.
P.O. Box 125
Prairie du Sac, WI 53578
or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. us the info.


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Art Lowensten

 Photography by Tania Richley, garden sculptures by Art Lowensten

Info about the Vendor here...

LOCATION KEY:

CS
= CENTER STAGE (Located by the food court)
BG = BEER GARDEN
KA = KID'S AREA 

FRIDAY NIGHT
SEPTEMBER 2ND

 

- Gypsy Road: 5:00 - 7:00 (CS)

- Children's Game Tent: 5:00 - 8:00

-
 Corporate Cow Chip Throw: 6:30

Madison County:
7:30 - 11:30 ($5 cover charge) (BG)

  

SATURDAY
SEPTEMBER 3RD

 

FOOD COURT: OPEN ALL DAY

- Saturday Morning Breakfast:
Hosted by the Prairie du Sac Fire Department. Eggs, pancakes, sausage, coffee, milk, orange juice.

- Cow Chip Classic Run 5 & 10K:
Race begins at 8:00 AM. Please see race page for registation details.


- Matt Wahl: 7:45 - 9:00 AM (CS)


- Arts & Crafts Fair: 9:00 - 5:00 (over 125 exhibits)


- Children's Game Tent: 9:00 - 8:00


- Children's Chip Chucking: 9:00 - noon ($1.00)


- Cripple Creek Cloggers: 9:15 - 9:40 (CS)

- Comedy Juggler and Unicyclist TJ Howell:
 10:00 (KA)


- The Oak Street Ramblers: 10:10 - 12:10 (CS)


-Martial Arts Demonstration with Plumer Karate America: 11:00 AM - noon (KA)


- Tournament of Chips Parade: noon

- Awesome Balloon Making with Apple Annie: 12:45 - 1:45 (KA)

- Face Painting with Apple Annie: 1:45 - 2:45 (KA)

- Kid's Fitness & Wellness Demonstration with Emily Neisen: 1:00 - 2:00 (KA)


- Tony Rocker: 1:15 - 3:45 (CS)


- Wisconsin State Cow Chip Adult & Team Throw: 1:30


- Kid's Pedal Pull: 2:30 (KA)


- Maggie Mae: 4:00 - 7:00, sponsored by Ballweg (CS)


- Operation Eagles' Wings - Final Total: 5:30 (CS)


- Highfield Drive: 7:30 - 11:30 ($5 cover) (BG)