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Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival—35th Annual, 2017—Historic New England
Roseland Cottage - 556 Route 169
Woodstock, Connecticut (Northeast)
Event Dates: 10/14/17 - 10/15/17
Application Deadline: 4/4/17 Midnight EST
The application deadline has passed.
Images: 5 (a booth shot is required)
Fee (Application Fee - non-refundable): $10.00
You can submit up to 3 applications for this show.
The 35th Annual Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival is one of the leading juried fine arts and crafts shows in New England. This two-day event features 175 artisans and their wares - jewelry, woodworking, food products, pottery, glass, paintings, clothing, metalwork, and much more. Visitors, many of whom return year after year, enjoy live music, food vendors, and first floor tours of Roseland Cottage.
The festival is well-known as a wonderful weekend outing to shop, sight-see, and enjoy a fall weekend in the beautiful Quiet Corner of Northeastern Connecticut.
March 31, 2017 – Application deadline
Jury Process: 4-6 weeks – Jury selects 175 artisans to invite to exhibit. 2-3 rounds of jury selection.
Notification - Artisans will be notified of status mid to late May 2017 via email. They are also welcome to check their status online.
Acceptance: Once artisan is notified, they must accept and pay booth fee by June 30, 2017, to confirm participation.
A comprehensive promotion campaign will incorporate all media including radio, periodicals, banners, posters, postcards, online listings, and social media.
The Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival has a Facebook page, which we invite you to join and request that you share the event page with your friends.
Application fee of $10 non-refundable.
Booth fee: $150 - After acceptance, if an exhibitor is forced to cancel their participation, 100% of booth fee will be returned upon written receipt of cancellation before July 31, 2017. Please note: After July 31, 2017, NO refunds will be given.
A waitlist will be developed based on jury scores. Exhibitors placed on the waitlist will be notified via email. If and when cancellations are received, the waitlisted exhibitor will be contacted and given the opportunity to accept or decline the invitation.
This is an outdoor festival and will open rain or shine. All exhibitors are expected to have their booths open during this time. Exhibitors should be prepared to protect their work in the event of rain or wind. If the weather turns severe, Historic New England reserves the right to close the show for safety reasons.
* Prior acceptance to festivals DOES NOT guarantee acceptance this year. Artsits are selected via a blind jury process and the jury panel changes every year.
All products for sale must be original, hand-crafted, and well executed. Historic New England will not accept commercial goods for resale, kits, imported, or consigned goods. Work must be categorized into one of the following:
Glass artists, please note - if more than 50% of the work you will be displaying is jewelry, please apply to the "Jewelry" category, not the "Glass" category
Five (5) quality images must be submitted for each category entered by each artist: four of artwork/product and one of booth set-up.
Size: 12 x 12'......$150 (fee due at time of acceptance to festival)
*Prior booth space assignments are NOT guaranteed. Please indicate booth preference with application and your request will be considered. THE JURY HAS FINAL SELECTION.
Roseland Cottage provides only the physical space for booths. Exhibitors are responsible for providing tents, tables, or canopies for displays. No electricity is provided; generators are not allowed.
If accepted, you will be required to provide your State of CT Sales Tax Permit number. If you do not have one, a temporary permit can be obtained by visiting ct.gov
All booths include:
The grounds will be open to exhibitors to set-up early 12:00-5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13 and at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 14.
Exhibitors cannot start break down of booths until end of event on Sunday, October 15 at 4:30 p.m. No vehicles are allowed on the grounds before 4:45 p.m.
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