Bienvenue! to First Sunday Arts or is it the French are Coming!

Posted in First Sunday Arts Press Releases at 12:33 pm by Administrator

On Sunday June 7th West and Calvert Streets in the Arts and Entertainment District of Annapolis Maryland will once again be taken over by the popular First Sunday Arts festival from 11am to 5pm. The festival is taking on a French Theme for June and is expecting to draw over 7,000 locals to take in the arts and enjoy the family friendly festivities. The June 7th festival will be celebrating the upcoming June 16th arrival of the French ship “The Hermione” to Annapolis.

Bon appétit ! Start the Sunday morning with a French Brunch at Ramshead Tavern on West Street featuring three Chef Specials…
Eggs Hussarde: Eggs Hussarde with Marchand de vin and Hollandaise Sauce
Brie Quiche: Brie, Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomato Quiche
Grilled Zucchini Bread: Grilled Zucchini Bread with Strawberry Purée, Macerated Berries and Sweet Crème Fraîche.

After Brunch head out and explore the West Street and Whitmore Park sections of historic Annapolis with French Flags flying on the streets and shop over 100 local and regional artists and crafters including wood turnings, pottery, clothes, metal yard sculptures, jewelry, blown glass, photography, paintings and more. You might even find an early Father’s Day gift for Dad. Plus the galleries along the street will be open including The Annapolis Collection Gallery which is opening a French exhibit “All Things French”. This special exhibit features watercolors by Greg Harlin and oils by Ann Munro Wood that focus on the history of France. An opening reception will be held during the festival from 3:30 to 5pm

Free music concerts and entertainment starts around Noon with 4 choices to pick from including Dean Rosenthal , Winship, Edward Sparks and theater by Compass Rose Theater. The second Round of music starts around 2:30 with Angela Charles (Musician) , Jess Cantley and Spice. For the kids there is story time and activities hosted by The JNP Project at noon, 2 and 4 in Whitmore Park. Plus there will be vendors doing face painting and Henna at the festival. Plus check out Chalk Artist Julie Linkins who will be creating chalk art on the sidewalks featuring a Tall Ship.

When you are ready for a break from all the fun head into 49 West Coffeehouse and Gallery to enjoy a glass of French wine or explore outdoor dining with 5 outdoor cafes along West Street and Food Trucks on Calvert Street.

The First Sunday arts Festival is always a free admission street arts festival and offers plenty of easy parking options with Whitmore Garage and Gott’s Court Garage being located right next to the festival and free parking is located about 2 blocks away and the State Parking Garage on the corner of Calvert and Bladen Street.

When the vendors start to breakdown at 5pm check out the new “After Parties”. After Parties include Sunday Gospel Sushi at Tsunami, Music and Art Receptions at 49 West Coffeehouse and Gallery, Movies on the patio behind Renyolds Tavern and Music on the back patio of Ramshead Tavern.

First Sunday Arts festivals will continue in 2015 on July 5th, August 2nd, September 6th, October 4th and November 1. For additional details visit www.firstsundayarts.com

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First Sunday Arts Artists and Crafters for June 7th 2015

Posted in First Sunday Arts Vendors at 7:11 pm by Administrator

The artists are coming to Annapolis on June 7th from 11am to 5pm. They will fill the Streets and Parks at the entrance to the Annapolis’ Arts and Entertainment District during the First Sunday Arts festival on West and Calvert Streets. Admission is Free ! Parking is free at the State Parking garage on the corner of Rowe and Calvert streets just 2 blocks from the festival.

Check out the list of great local and regional artist below that are scheduled to attend. More info at www.firstsundayarts.com

West Street

Kristen Huddle Bozie’s Bags Purses / Pet
Kathy Ferris Jessica’s Hearts Foundation Jewelry/glass
Sarah Sewell-Tippin Joyful Clay Pottery/Jewelry
Sheri Weinhold SLM Gifts metal garden art
Sheri Weinhold SLM Gifts metal garden art
Sheri Weinhold SLM Gifts metal garden art
Rosemary Flood Paxis Place Pottery Pottery
Damaris Bourhland Damaris Toy works Wood Toys
Janice Brock Janice’s Table Linen
Jeffery Oh Tree to Art cutting boards
Pat McDuffie Perfectly Bazaar Stained Glass
Alice Faber Paintings/Prints
Laura Moore Laura Moore Designs Jewelry/coastal
Maureen McPhail Pine Terrace Treasures Pet / Photography/ windows
Jennifer Roros Seaside Designs Driftwood / Nautical
Sarah Taylor Framing of the Shoe paintings ceramics
Amelia Arria Cityshapes Photo photography
Trish Doty Paintings/Prints
Sarah Trevisan Sarah Studios handpaint pepermills and acc
Paul Irene Aspell Paul Aspell Pottery Pottery / Paintings
Austin Camacho Intrigue Publishing Books
Mark Fishbein Imagine Greawear clothes kids and adult
Julie Obrien Frosted Trash Jewelry/coastal
Tom Anderson Olde Dog Purses/ Wallets
Victoria Tom Darn Spunky Photography/Jewelry
Michelle Lillie Lillie Pad Studios Glass-blown
leaf fitter sponsor
Landscape Design Center plants
Carlos Zepeda Co Zaana Jelwelry/silver gemstone
Ralph Daniel Sungold Crafts Glass / Jewelry
Jill Lee Custom Dog Jackets Pet
Holly Deutch Holly Blue Jewelry jewelry/silver
3 Clothing clothing and accessories
Lisa Nardi Lisa Nardi Photography photography
Kathy Middlebrook Providence Center Pottery / Wood
Manny Zeeni Painted Coins jewelry/coins
Ruth McGovern By the Bay Creations Driftwood Art
Joan Michael Devaney Glass Art Glass / Jewelry / Blown / Fused
Eileen Russell American Creations Wood / Knives
David Guy Decker Guy-Decker Studio Photograhs/Paintings/Prints
William Phillips Kool Crab Pottery
Christopher Woods Waters Woods wood tables boats
Jacqueline Handley Jacqueline Handley Designs clothes/ Jewelry
Kathy Mebus Two Sister Seashell Designs Wedding Bouquets and Acc
Larry Taylor Taylor Turnings woodturning
David Folio Folio Art Glass glass fused
Rachael Kondyles Open Eyes Press Towels
Heather Reichard Blue Eyed DragonFly Mixed Medea Recycled Art
Aaron Krosner Kelevras Photography photography
Alison Shriver Alison Shriver Designs Paper Cuttings
Sue Whitehouse-Evenson Tres Jolie Jewelry/polymer
Jean Colandrea floor cloths
Christine Cots henna face painting
Heather Reichardson Blue Eyed DragonFly Mixed Medea Recycled Art
Scott American Design Build sponsor
Patrice De Los Rios Peruvian Trend Jewlery
Jessica Rhine Coastal Bath and Spa soap/candles/robes
Gina Seebachan Playseum framed floral
Sue Posey Posey’s by the Sea Jewery Sea Glass décor
Mary Jo Light metal garden art
Anne Taylor Parker Place rugs
Terry Pool Terry Pool Design Jewelry/silver&Gemstone
Dave Hyde Dave Hyde Photography photography
Shannon Sterner/ Eric Roberge Sterner Art Company Face Painting

City Gate

Wendy Dean Omnibus Publishing Book Publisher MD Authors
Cynthia Johnson C Farrell Johnson Fine Arts prints/cards
Regen Lynn Alloyed Earth Jewelry jewelry
Karen Forbes Bead Quest Jewelry

Whitmore Park

Hallie Farley Greystone Handcrafed Jewelry Jewelry
Tybar Middlekauff Wicked Rabyt Candles
Eric Laura Mahaffey Annapolis Caramel Company Food- Caramel
Jo Giannico Jolin Designs Jewelry
Andrew Aughenbaugh Augies Adventures photograhs
Clair Guerra Twinkle Candle Company Candles- soy
Livia Fiorio Liva Caterina Art Paintings and Henna
Simply Di Designs Jewelry
Colibri Crafts
Fay Mauro Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center nonprofit
Angel Lacey Froggy Pants Creations Dog Acc
Beads at Garden Lampworked glass beads accessories
Kimmings Jewelry Jewelry
Stephen Cimo Azul 2 Artisans Imports Nepal/mexican
Heather Brice Tropic of Capricorn Jewelry
Michael Strickland M + D Gift Art Clocks
Phyllis Proctor Maddi Fine Art Paintings
Renee Guerassio Beautiful Designs by Renee Jewelry/Ravens
Barclay McCauley Barclay Soap Co soap
Tish Mayne Kitchen Saver sponsor
Nate Andrea Oshea Great Frogs Winery Winery

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