TR Town & Art Crawl, a series of six themed events in Travelers Rest that brings together the area’s art scene, community, and local businesses, is looking for exhibiting artists. The events will be held from 5–9 p.m. on the following Fridays:
May 19: Celebrating mountain life, bicycle ride, series kick-off
June 16: Summer fun, sidewalk chalk event, Towns Best ice cream competition
Aug. 11: Gearing up for game day, Towns Best barbecue competition
Sept. 8: Tractors and harvest, pumpkin chucking contest
Nov. 3: Classic cars and drive-in movies, Towns Best burger competition
Dec. 11: Together for the holidays, carolers
The events will also feature live music in The Grove at Upcountry Provisions, a kids’ area with crafts and games, and bicycle rickshaw rides from Reedy River Rickshaw.
Artists interested in applying must present and sell their own handcrafted items or items “classified as vintage,” which organizers define as over 20 years old. Prohibited items include “craft kit creations, imports, or resale items that are not vintage.”
The application deadline is Friday, April 28, at midnight. Artists will be chosen by a juried panel. Accepted artists will be notified May 5.
Booth space is $20 per event or $96 for all events, and payment is due at the time of application. Refunds will be issued for applicants not selected, minus a $5 entry fee. Visit bit.ly/2pqykp8 to access the application.