Manchester Art Association
“The Show in the Park”
The 31st Annual Arts and Crafts Show

Time: Sunday, June 6, 2004 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (rain or shine)
Place: Center Park in Manchester, CT, located at Main Street (Route 83) and Center Street
(Route 6/44). Beautiful setting, shaded areas. There will be separate areas designated
for arts and for crafts. First Come, First Served.
Awards: Cash awards in each category (Arts & Crafts) for Best of Show, 2nd and 3rd places. Honorable mention ribbons.
Entry Fees: $50.00 for non-MAA members. $75.00 for Food Vendors (includes spices/herbal Vendors). $15.00 for Manchester Art Association members (paid members as of Jan. 31, 2004). No refund of application fee due to inclement weather.


Mail application form with photos and your check for the application fee before May 24, 2004 to “THE SHOW IN THE PARK, c/o Julie Dostie, 12 Newman Street, Manchester CT 06040, any questions please call 860-432-4602.
Make all checks payable to Manchester Art Association. Receipt will be confirmed by information packet mailed to you. Please report to the registration desk between 8:00 A.M. and 9:30 A.M. on the day of the show to pick up your entry card. (You may set up prior to 8:00 A.M.) After registration, please display your entry card prominently at your booth. The judges will put a foil star on your entry card to indicate that you have been judged.



Arts ___ Entry Fee $50 ___;           Crafts____ Entry Fee $50 ____;        Food Vendor_____ Entry Fee $75_____
                                                              Paid MAA Member Entry Fee $15 ____
City_________________________________________________State ________Zip_________
CT SALES TAX # ________________________________________
Phone_(____)________________________ E-MAIL _____________________________________________

Please describe your art or craft in detail: ______________________________________________________________

Where did you hear about our show?   Previous Participant_______ Craft Digest ______ MAA web site______ Other______________________________________________________________________________
For Official Use Only:  Amount Received $___________
Show Number___________

Eligibility: Open to all professional and amateur arts/crafts persons. All art and craft works MUST be the original hand crafted work of the ENTRANT. Please submit photos of your art or craft work. The Manchester Art Association reserves The right to accept or reject any entry including on the day of the show.
Liability: The Manchester Art Association shall in no way be responsible for any loss or damage to work exhibited or for personal injury.
Taxes: All exhibitors MUST have a current CT. SALES TAX REGISTRATION NUMBER, which MUST be visiblydisplayed at your booth. You may apply for one at the Department of Revenue Services, St. of Connecticut, 25 Sigourney Street, Hartford, CT. 06106-5032 (860-297-5962). Each exhibitor is responsible for his/her own sales taxes.
Parking: You may unload on streets adjacent to the park. DO NOT bring your vehicles on the grassy areas of the park. Parking is available close by. Please note “NO PARKING” signs. A map explaining further parking details will be sent to you along with your confirmation.
Setup: Size of booth space is limited to a maximum of 14 feet x 14 feet. One exhibitor is required to be at your booth at all times. Please bring your own tables, chairs, coverings, etc. The Manchester Art Association reserves the right to accept of reject any setup.
Late Fee: Anyone registering after the entry deadline of May 3, 2004, will be charged an additional $15.00 late charge. Please call to find out if space is still available, Julie(860) 871-432-4602), or e-mail