Light Snow
21°FLight SnowFull Forecast
Shaw Media Auctions

Submissions sought for local annual art festival

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

GRAND DETOUR – Submissions are being taken for the 65th annual Grand Detour Art Festival, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 at the John Deere Historic Site, 8334 S. Clinton St.

The event is juried; all artists and artisans who exhibit work of original concept, design, and execution can enter. No commercial kits or models will be accepted; no commission will be charged for work sold.

Categories include painting, graphics, sculpture, jewelry, photography, drawing, and artisan crafts (clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, and wood). There will be cash awards in most categories, and a best of show award.

The Next Picture Show, 113 W. First St. in Dixon, www.thenextpictureshow.org or 815-285-4924, has information on entry requirements, booth space fees, show amenities, exhibitor responsibilities and application forms.

National video



Reader Poll

Rock Falls is considering a ban on leaf burning. Should the city finally take that step?
Yes. Sterling and Dixon have had bans for years. It’s time for Rock Falls to impose a ban.
No. It would be too great a burden for homeowners to dispose of fallen leaves in other ways.
Not sure
No opinion