First Sunday Arts Festival helps kick off Annapolis Arts Week – June 4, 2017

Posted in First Sunday Arts Press Releases at 8:56 pm by Administrator

Now is the time for art lovers to Visit Annapolis, Maryland as the The The City Of Annapolis starts its inaugural week long Annapolis Arts Week event. The week is filled with big events in the Annapolis Arts District including First Sunday Arts Festival, Dinner under the stars, Paint Annapolis, Arts District Bounce, Whitmore Park Concerts and an Evening on Gallery Row, Plus you will find exhibits, live music, block parties and other fun arts events all around town.

The popular First Sunday Arts Festival gives you the opportunity to shop directly from local artisans on West and Calvert Streets in historic Downtown Annapolis, Maryland on Sunday June 4th. The festival provides shopping opportunities from over 130 local and regional artists and crafters selling their artwork from 11am to 5pm. You will find artisans selling handcrafted jewelry, pottery, glass, clothing, handbags, wood-turnings, furniture, sculpture, photography, paintings, garden art, and more. This is the easiest and largest place to shop in the area for items hand made in Maryland.

Performers throughout the festival will be showcasing live music at four free performance stages including, Weisman Park near the Visit Annapolis Visitors Center which is a good spot to relax in the shade, the main stage next to Stan and Joe’s Saloon, City Gate Park on the second block of West Street, and on Calvert Street at in Whitmore Park. The bands for June 4th include Dan Haas Music, Annapolis Dixieland Band, Caleb Stine and the Revelations, Starvation Army Band, Angela Charles Music and the Priddy Music Academy Bands.

All the restaurants in the festival area will be setting up relaxing outdoor cafes along West Street and food trucks are on hand in Whitmore Park, Several of the restaurants also host entertainment indoors during and after the festival including Rams Head Tavern Annapolis, 49 West Coffeehouse, Winebar & Gallery y and Tsunami Sushi Bar and Lounge.

The First Sunday Arts Festivals are conveniently located in Downtown Annapolis on West Street and Calvert Streets where parking is a breeze. There are several parking garages next to the festival including Whitmore Parking Garage and Gott’s Court Parking Garage both located along Calvert Street, and the Loews Annapolis Hotel Parking Garage and Knighton Parking Garage located on West Street The Calvert Street Parking garage located at 19 St Johns Street has free parking all day and is located within a two block stroll from the First Sunday Arts Festival.

Admission to the First Sunday Arts Festivals is free, so bring your friends and family to spend a day out on the town. First Sunday Arts Festivals for the 2017 season are on Sunday June 4, July 2, August 11, September 3, October 1, November 5 and with a special bonus festival on Sunday December 3rd called the Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival.
For those staying in town to enjoy the Annapolis Arts Week there are several hotels and inns in the Annapolis Arts District to enjoy (Reynolds Tavern in Annapolis, Loews Annapolis Hotel, O’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel and Westin Annapolis Hotel).

The First Sunday Arts Festivals are sponsored by the Inner West Street Association and managed by Evans Management LLC.

For more information and updates visit www.firstsundayarts.com

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First Sunday Arts – Annapolis Arts Week Artists – June 4th 2017

Posted in First Sunday Arts Vendors at 7:56 pm by Administrator

Sunday June 4th is the areas premier monthly arts festival, First Sunday Arts on West and Calvert Streets in the Annapolis Arts District. It is the areas largest arts event with a major focus on promoting and showcasing local artists! It is also the start of the inaugural Annapolis Arts Week. Check out a list of artisans and vendors already scheduled for June 4th below. Be sure to check back as we add more artists. Learn more at www.firstsundayarts.com

First Sunday Arts vendors June 2017
First Block of West Street
Name   Vendor   Type

Lori Hawkins Glasscraft Designs Glass Sculpture
Mary Shultz Unique and Just Right for You Jewelry
Jimmy Mann Mann Made Designs Wall Art
Pablo Martone Relojearte Art from Watch Parts
Sue Whitehouse-Evenson Tres Jolie Designs by Sue Jewelry
Mwanatumu Mbwana Bosa Modest Wear Clothing
Sue Posey Poseys by the Sea Jewelry & Home Décor
Christine Brennon Schmidt Christine Bren Schmidt Photography Photography
Erika Rubel Had Matter Functional Vintage Art
Candice Port-Hill Silk Reincarnations Scarves & Bags
Deb & Gary Fritz Fritz Fires Fused Glass & Pottery
Laura Moore Laura Moore Designs Jewelry
Susanne Jett Annapolis Brand Kids clothes
Ruth McGovern By the Bay Creations Driftwood Sailboats & Nautical
Amelia Arria Cityshapes Photography Photography
Davrill Nash Nash’s Fine Woodworking Furniture
Linda Dickinson Painted Sky Alpaca Farm & Fiber Mill Alpaca Items
Gilbert Carey Gilberts Woodcraft Wood Sculptures
David Folio Folio Glass Art Fused Glass
Jackie Skarzynski Chelsea Market Designs Jewelry
Marilyn Dimarco Resouled Maps
Tom Anderson Old Dog Recycled Sail Cloth Bags, Wallets
Debbie Mattes Resin8 Studio Abstract Paintings
Julie Obrien Frosted Trash Jewelry & Shell Art
Trish Doty Trish Doty Brush & Watercolor Paintings
Leaf Fitter Sponsor
Jeffery Oh Jeffery OH Woodworking Serving Boards
Stacey Duvall Soy Love Candles Candles
Bernie Houston Sea Drift Sculptures Driftwood Sculptures
William Phillips Kool Crabs Pottery
Wendy Carballo Tatting by Wendy Jewelry
Deanna Williams Handmade by Deanna Handbags & Acc
Neil Vosters Randalia Bee Hives Honey Beeswax Skincare
Nevan & Douglas Wise Printemps Pottery Pottery
Bill Wierzalis Italy in Color Photography

Manny Zeevi Silver Star Jewelry Painted Coins
Jana Davis Jamonaca Designs Fused Glass Art
Sheri Weinhold SLM Gifts Metal Art
Sheri Weinhold SLM Gifts Metal Art
Sheri Weinhold SLM Gifts Metal Art
Larry Taylor Taylor Turnings Woodturning
Alexandra Porter Bow Wow Designs Dog Acc
Cem Ozkok Old World Jewelry
Jacqueline Handley Jacqueline Handley Designs Clothing Acc Jewelry
Michael Pivec Ashley Garland Returning Tide Wood,Homedécor,Paintings,Jewelry
Christine Cots Annapolis Henna Henna & Glitter Tattoos
Ross Swope Antique Repurpose ArtCraft Handmade Lamps and Tables
Andrea Sutter Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Maryland Charity
Maggie Lewis Miniature Inspirations Felted Sculptures
Janice Brock Janice’s Table Linens
Kristina Huddle Bozies Bags-n-Wags Dog Collars & Acc
Claire Guerra Twinkle Candle Company Candles
Barclay McCauley Barclay Soap Soap
American Design & Build Sponsor
April Goodman LegaSea Jewelry
Nathaniel Badder 36 Letters Letter Photo Art
Patricia De Los Rios Peruvian Trend Alpaca Art
Samantha Yeager Salazon Chocolate Co Chocolate
Mary Jo Light Happy Medal Art Metal Art
Anne Taylor Cool Stuff at Parker Place Rugs
Tybar Middlekauff Wicked Rabyt Candles
Dianne Hilsch Dos Gatos Artisan Jewelry Jewelry
Shannon Sterner / Eric Roberge Sterner Art Company Face Painting / Painted Oysters

Lisa Khmaladze Maui Wowi Fresh Fruit Smoothies Food Truck – Smoothies

2nd Block West Street
Joyce Anigo Puppylicious Gourmet Dog Treats
Suzanne Basta The Vintage Punk Jewelry
Robin Ogline Smashed Cereal Soap
Scott James Lucky Bird Tattoo T-shirts, artwork, tattoo display
James Crawford Yesteryear Crafts License Plate Art
Trustina Sabah Naip Gourds Gourds
Tish Coale Kitchen Savers Sponsor
Qingwei Sun Y and S Handcraft Metal Art
Carolie Noyes Fun Fonts by Mimi Letter Art
Louise Windsor Moondance Cookies Cookies
Brenda Evans Let it be Boutique Jewelry
Kathy Mebus Two Sisters Sea Shells Designs Shell Décor
April Murphy Always April Illustrations
Brian Ellis Joe Joe’s Hog Shack BBQ Sauce
Yunzhi Sun Frog Music Art Wind Spinners
Carolyn Sewer Cheyenne Coastal by MUB 3D Shell Wall Art
Ronaldo Sabas Ron Gogh Art Paintings & Drawings
Etena Castaneda Little Adventures Apparel Childrens Apparel
Dani and Mike Brass Brass Crafted Woodworking
Cindy Berry Sullivan Cindy Berry Sullivan Paintings
Charron Letarte Crab Shack Design Laser Cut & Engraved Home Décor
Cory Streett The Copper Fish Co. Metal Art
Elizabeth Fortunato Scent Science Candles & Soaps
Shirley Kirby Bleecker and Pacific Designs Hair Acc and Jewelry
Chavela Bell Velarae Designs Paintings and Drawings
Colin Bill Hero Heads T-shirts
Mark Wecht Naptown Fabric Studio Scarves, Quilts, Bags

Whitmore Park
Krista Cort-Smith Rob’s Hope Art Activities
Emily Lane Em’s Handcrafted of Maryland Soaps
Gail Powell Gail Powell Art Paintings
Brittany Zalovick Love Sweet Nightingale Art with Words
Nicole Bracy Jewel Posse Jewelry
Tina Thall Fizzies by TT Bath Bombs and Scrubs

Terry Weigel Unique Boutique Soaps, Tshirts, Vegan Haqndbags
Ellen Hoffman Ellen Hoffman Hand painted furniture
Arnie Hoffman Ellen Hoffman Steel Nail art
Catherine Webb Springfield Farm Farmers Market – Eggs & Meats
Cindy Kippax Kippax Decorative Art Stained glass
Stephen Oliver Make it Right! Peace T-shirts T-shirts
Kurt Ichikawa Fishnecktofu T-shirts
Lisa Adams Adams Art Production Paintings, Scarves, Jewelry
Megan Genova Briggs Bowties Dog Bowties
Tricia Eddis The Wooden Wolf Paintings, Mosaics
Richard Cermak Northwood Beads Jewelry
Bob Paulding Bob Paulding Photography Photography
Bryan Costello Words Among Friends Art with Words
Tamika Peters & Kenyatta Boilton Bolton Body Adornments Jewelry & Leather
Sonia Rocha Moon Jelly Bell Custom Mason Jars
Stephen Cimino Third Eye Supply Tibetan Art
John Balacki From the Good Earth Watercolors
Matt Szychowski Shanskies Illustration Prints & Book
Mathew Neady Jan Rugs Rugs
Eric and Laura Mahaffey Annapolis Caramel Company Caramel
Robin Stewart Sweet Piggy Cookies, Cupcakes, Pies
Edward Heller Chocolate Moonshine Chocolate
Steve Rowlands Lat Long Studio Art Truck
Jean Scherch The Ice Cream Lady Soft Serve Ice Cream
Chris Okieffe Kona Ice Snow Cones – Truck
John Talman Crabtown Curbs Cuisine Food Truck

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