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CONTACT: Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
PHONE: 256.350.3500 / 800.648.5381
Art Sunday to Fill King Caldwell Park with Works of Art from over 60 Artists
Decatur, Ala. – More than 60 artisans and craftsmen will make their way to Scottsboro to participate in a juried show and offer their artworks and crafts for sale when the Scottsboro Three Arts Club hold their annual Art Sunday event the first Sunday in September. Along with arts and crafts, the event offers musical entertainment, children’s activities, photography contests and food and beverage vendors.
Set for Sunday, Sept. 5 at King Caldwell Park, Art Sunday features nationally recognized artists and emerging, local creators from across northern Alabama and southern Tennessee. Festival attendees will have the opportunity to shop the work of 60-plus artists and makers between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The art exhibition is held rain or shine. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for students.
Two photography contests will be held as well, one for youth and one for adults. The first place winners for the youth contest will win a digital camera donated by Unclaimed Baggage and the second and third place winners will receive a Walmart gift card. Winners for the adult contest will receive a Walmart gift card.
Contestants who wish to enter the photography contest will need to submit an 8x10 photo of a person, place or thing with a completed entry form and a $5.00 entry fee. Submissions can be dropped off at the Scottsboro or Jackson County Board of Education office. The deadline for this contest is Thursday, August 26. Contestants can also bring their photos the day of Art Sunday and drop the photos off at the cabin located in King Caldwell Park from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. The entry can only be paid by cash or money order. Anyone submitting a photo in the contest will receive free admission to Art Sunday.
Anyone who would like to be a vendor at Art Sunday please visit the Scottsboro Three Arts Club website at www.scottsboro3artsclub.com for more information.
Art Sunday is hosted by the Scottsboro Three Arts Club. Proceeds from Art Sunday make it possible for the club to sponsor many community projects and educational endeavors including performances by the world renowned Alabama Ballet at Northeast Alabama Community College. Additional projects funded by the proceeds of Art Sunday include violin lessons for third graders, field trips to plays, ballets and symphonies, donations to the choral, art, and drama departments and the Scottsboro Public Library.
Located at 1004 South Broad Street in Scottsboro, King Caldwell Park is a public park owned by the City of Scottsboro used for walking, a playground and a pavilion.
About Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association (AMLA)
AMLA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion and development of the travel industry within the 16 northernmost counties of the state. It is supported by 500-plus members consisting of chambers of commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureaus, attractions, campgrounds, festivals, communities, counties, golf courses, restaurants, tour operators, accommodations, vendors, financial institutions and individuals. Counties included within the AMLA region are Blount, Cherokee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan and Winston. Additional information on North Alabama destinations, accommodations and special events is available by calling 800.648.5381 or by visiting www.northalabama.org.