Sopchoppy Community Event: Call for Artists & Musicians
Until : Saturday, 03 September 2011 05:00 PM
Free Outdoor Art Market & Day of Music First Saturday of Each Month
from 10:00am - 5:00pm
The Frog and The Hummingbird Co & Butterfield's Roadhouse
118 Municipal Ave Corner of Rose St
Sopchoppy, Florida 32358
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Free Outdoor Art Market & Day of Music in Sopchoppy Florida
The Free Outdoor Art Market & Day of Music is a free community affair and activities takes place the First Saturday of each month from 10 am to 5 pm
Sat, Sep 3
Sat, Oct 1
Sat, Nov 5
Sat, Dec 3
The concept of this small affair is to create a free forum in support of the arts, create a networking opportunity, enhance local business, enhance awareness of our community and create a free event that folks can enjoy during these economically hard times.
There will be vendors exhibiting and smokin’ performances and jams going on throughout the day.
All Activities for this event are taking place on Municipal Ave. Starting at The Frog and The Hummingbird Co & Butterfield’s Roadhouse at the Corner of Rose Street and Municipal.
Vendors will be on the corners of Rose Street on both sides of the street and entire length of Municipal Ave. Vendors will continue just past Backwoods Bistro.
There will be Complimentary Iced Tea & Cookies for Visitors which will be offered inside at The Frog and The Hummingbird Co & Butterfield’s Roadhouse..
The Frog and The Hummingbird Co & Butterfield’s Roadhouse will have Coffee, Tea, Cold Beverages, Cold Bottled Water, Hot Dogs, and Desserts for Sale during the day with additional offerings at the performance.. .
Sally’s Restaurant will be open with their regular menu and Backwoods Bistro will be having their Fabulous Weekend Dinner Special, Pizza and their full menu. The Sopchoppy Grocery Store has all your picnic needs and ice.
Free Live Music will take place from 10 am to 5 pm with special announcements between sets. Music will be set up just past the Frog and The Hummingbird Co and there is a grassy area across from there. Bring a blanket to sit on or a folding camping chair. You might even want to bring an umbrella if it is really hot or at least a hat.
Musicians and Artists interested in participating please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Activities for the Day include: Free Live Music on Municipal Ave, Discounts at The Frog and The Hummingbird Co & Butterfield’s Roadhouse, Free Drawings for Prizes, Complimentary Iced Tea and Cookies at The Frog and The Hummingbird Co & Butterfield’s Roadhouse, Arts, Crafts and Vendors, Food
Each artist will be providing a prize for the free drawings and as well as The Frog and Hummingbird Co & Butterfield’s Roadhouse. Drawing entries will be at four locations (The Frog and The Hummingbird Co, Backwoods Bistro, Sopchoppy Grocery Store, & Lisa’s Timeless Treasures) giving everyone four chances to win.
Artists and Vendors already confirmed for August 6 include Lori Volano-- Sopchoppy River art, Deb McCoy-- Pet items, Penny Kerruish-- Pet Gifts, Debbie McReynolds--Painted signs, bird baths, bird houses and feeders, Sherry McCall--Stone Mosaic work, Don Bishop-- Forged Knives, Joy Green-- Whimsical Paintings, Ken Methvin-the Muffin man Magnetic products and eye exam info, Pricilla Travis-Oil paintings, Vicki Cole with mixed media Art by Angela; whimsical notecards, homemade Dad's Bar-B-Q and Spicy Honey Mustard Sauces and maybe some aloe plants in decorative pots, Misty Penley with photography, Rick Swaine's Old English Garden Pots, and more. And The Frog and the Hummingbird Co & Butterfield's Roadhouse will be representing a designer line of Mermaid products by Tammy Derwick, as well as Photographs by Nancy Conoly and Jess Gaboury.
The lineup of musicians for June 4 and July 2 included: Gabriel Butterfield, Jim Crozier, Bodega Bob & Sugar Harris of Cheap and Easy, Mike Lanigan, Frank Lindamood, Ken Methvin~~ “Muffin Man”, Matt Kornegay, Deb “Sweetgroove” Berlinger of Charles Atkins Band and Mayhaws, Andy “Sax Man” Moorer, Tommy Owen, Jimi Mckenzie, Susan & Snorrii Solburg, Cody Solburg & Friends (Tupelo Railroad), Dale Cook and more. As well as Middle Eastern and Hawaiian Dance by Step Studio and Tallahassee Tribal Bellydance.
The Lineup for August 6 2011 includes to date:
Ken Methvin~~ “Muffin Man”
Deb “Sweetgroove” Berlinger
(Butterfield’s Sessions)w/Gabriel Butterfield Andy “Sax Man” Moorer, Tommy Owen, Matt Kornegay
(Sabal) w/Craig Daniel Hardin and Carly Bak Jack (Quanta)w/Quine and Richard Bertram
(Local Motion)w/Ronnie Randolph, Tom Curvey, Dan Walker, Walter Kelleher,Justin Hoke
We already have a great line up of musicians and vendors for Sept 3 and already received many confirmations for dates through December.
Musicians Confirmed for Sept 3
Ken Methvin~~ “Muffin Man”
(Sabal) craig daniel hardin, Carly Bak and Fred Figueroa
(Quanta) Jack Quine and Richard Bertram
Ken-The Muffin Man,
Tommy Owen, Matt Kornegay
Step Studio Belly Dancers
Working on Back by Popular demand Middel eastern and Belly dancers
Artists for Sept 3
Lori Volano--Sopchoppy River Art
Deb McCoy--pet gifts
Rick Swaine--old english garden pots
Misty Penley--photography and bags
Julie Watson--domino jewelry
Penny Kerruish--pet creations
Debbie McReynolds--handmade bird houses, feeders and baths
Don Bishop--forged knives
Ken Methvin --gionic bands
Kim Campbell--fused glass
Sherri Mc Call-mosaic work
Judith Revell--Photgraphy & Paintngs
Artists, Crafters, Authors and assorted vendors are invited to set up tables for free for this affair and Musicians are able to showcase their talent and promote their upcoming performances, sell their Cd’s and present promotional materials. (Register with Salli Squitieri) Artists must reserve a space and check in upon arrival prior to set-up.
So make a day of it, help get the word out and attend in support of the arts.
Please don’t forget to bring a donation of one non-perishable food item for our local food bank and/or a pet need for CHAT or used eye glasses for the Lion’s club. Donations can be dropped off anytime at The Frog and The Hummingbird Co & Butterfield’s Roadhouse at 118 Municipal Ave Corner of Rose St Sopchoppy FL.
You could pick up something the same day at the Sopchoppy Grocery Store or Sopchoppy Hardware Store and drop it off.
Salli Squitieri and Gabriel Butterfield proprietors of The Frog and Hummingbird Co & Butterfield’s Roadhouse encourage everyone to browse the many intriguing shops and businesses throughout Sopchoppy.
Also the Florida Wild Mammal association is in dire need of support. Of Immediate need are donations of fruit and lettuce and other items for animals they are caring for. You can find out more details at http://www.wakullawildlife.org/ and drop off donations for FWMA at The Frog and The Hummingbird Co on the first Saturday of Each month..
Special Thanks for June 4th & July 2nd support goes out to Bodega Bob, Mike Lanigan, Mo Strickland of Sopchoppy Hardware, Backwoods Bistro, Sopchoppy Grocery Store, City of Sopchoppy, Grant Peeples, Andy “Sax Man” Moorer, Susan & Snori Solburg, Lori & Richard Volano, Wakulla County Sheriff's Dept., Jackie Lawhorn, Richard Harden, Vicki and Lester Dunlap, Penny Kerruish, Amazing Mail Solutions, Auto Trim Designs and Signs, Winn Dixie, Walmarts, Costco, Earth Fare, New Leaf, Pepsi, Gulf Coast Lumber and all the many participating Musicians and Artists and more...
If you are a musician or artist and wish to participate, would like to be a sponsor, volunteer or wish to donate a prize for the free drawings please contact Salli Squitieri at email@example.com or 305-304-2226