Artists sought for Oct. 3-4 Florence Arts and Culture Festival


The Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce hosts the Florence Arts and Culture Festival 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 3-4 along historic Main Street.

"At this event, there are numerous opportunities for artists, food and beverage vendors, as well as musicians and dancers," according to a release.

"Main Street is the backdrop for the stage as we embark on a family friendly weekend of art and culture through mediums of various types such as watercolor, acrylic, oil, glass, wood, ceramics, sculpture, fiber art, mixed media, metal, drawing and photography," it states.

The elements of artistic expression will come to life during live dance and musical performances. This festival is also incorporating hands-on demonstrations and is to have an area for children to participate in making things as well.

Artists can register for the festival at, where they may submit an online application and payment to participate in this event.

"In lieu of the COVID 19 situation, in order to keep costs at a minimum, we are lowering the artist-vendor fee from $175 to $100 for our two-day festival," Sherri Crosslin, special events director for the Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce, said in an e-mail.

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