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7th Annual Art, River & Music Festival

ARMlogofinalbigOur 2017 vendor application is now available here.

The 7th Annual Art, River and Music Festival will take place on Saturday, June 3th from 9am to 4pm in downtown Murphy, NC on the beautiful River Walk trail located at the Historic L&N Depot. The Farmers Market will take place at the Depot, and the Art, River and Music Festival will stretch back in the cool shade along the River Walk trail. Arts activities for kids are available during the day, as well as other fun diversions!

Art: Over 50 local and regional artists will have booths both in the Farmers Market and in the juried section along the River Walk. These fine crafters and artists will have a variety of wonderful art for sale including jewelry, woodturning, pottery, weaving, photography, woodcarvings, furniture, paintings, baskets and much more. In addition, live demonstrations of artists work will be featured throughout the day.

River: The Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition will offer canoe trips on the river from 10-3, with help from Appalachian Outfitters. Canoe trips are free to the public and leave from behind the Historic L&N Depot. There will be a sign-up sheet to schedule river trips; children under 18 must have a parent or guardian co-sign a liability waiver. Kayaks will also be available for individuals to take out for 20-minute periods on a free, first come, first served basis.

Music: The stage will feature local and regional musicians and dancers throughout the day and will include music and dance traditional to our unique mountain region, as well as contemporary original music!

Deadline to apply for a vendor space is: Monday, May 8th, 2017. Apply here.