RUTLAND - The Rutland Area Art Association presents the 49th Annual Art in the Park Festivals to be held Aug. 14 and 15 and Oct. 9-10 from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. in Main Street Park at the Junction of Routes 4 and 7 in Rutland. This fine art and craft event is Vermont's oldest continuing arts tradition, and one of the RAAA's major fund-raising events. It was recently voted one of Vermont's Top Ten Events by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce and Rutland's Best of the Best Festivals.
During the festivals there will be live music, free activities for children and demonstrations of works in progress.
Judges are seeking potential exhibitors in the following categories: fine art, clay, fiber, floral, glass, jewelry, photography, specialty food, wood. All exhibitors are juried.
An application can be printed from the website www.chaffeeartcenter.org or mailed if requested by calling 775-8836.