First Sunday Arts Festival & Labor Day Parade September 3rd – Free Admission

Posted in First Sunday Arts Press Releases at 8:29 pm by Administrator

  11am to 5pm  (Labor Day Parade starts at 3pm ) Featuring over 130 Local and Regional Artists

This Labor Day Weekend Sunday  check out all the free entertainment along West Street and the Annapolis Arts District in downtown Annapolis. It is going to be a full day of fun, art, entertainment at the First Sunday Arts Festival and The Labor Day parade.

We suggest you start your Sunday in Annapolis, Maryland with Sunday Brunch. There is a ton of great choices for brunch along West Street and Downtown Annapolis. The festival starts at 11am with 130 artisans lining West Street and Whitmore Park in the Annapolis Arts District. Get ready to do some shopping from great local and regional artists and crafters. The selection seems to be getting better every month this year.

In between shopping, enjoy café dining, food trucks and check out great lineup of free entertainment including
Weisman Park -Next to Visit Annapolis Visitors Center 11-1 The Corsicans 2-4 Unified Jazz Ensemble Stan and Joe’s Saloon Parking lot… 12-2 Pretty Big Deal – Michael K 3-5 Amber North City Gate 1-3 Kayla Simone Whitmore Park Noon-5pm Music by Priddy Music Academy noon-4pm Make your own hats with the Tattered Hatters West Street between Calvert St and Amos Garrett Blvd 3pm Labor Day Parade Roaming Gala Magician – Mike Rose

 3pm the Labor Day Parade will kick off on West Street near Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant and head down West Street to the First Sunday Arts Festival and turn onto Calvert Street and ending at Northwest Street. The best parade viewing areas while dinning is on the patio of BAROAK at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, John Barry Restaurant Annapolis patio at O’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel, and the rooftop of Metropolitan Kitchen and Lounge. There is also plenty of sidewalk space to line up along West street between Calvert Street and Amos Garrett to watch the parade.

There will be fun for the kids in Whitmore Park with the return of Tattered Hatters. Here anyone can have fun and show off their creative side making free Maddhatter Hats. Plus there will be balloon sculptures, magic shows and face painting on West Street.

After parties will continue after the festival with music on the back patio at Rams Head Tavern Annapolis, art receptions at 49 West Coffeehouse, Winebar & Gallery, and a outdoor movie at 1747 Pub at Reynolds Tavern.

Easy parking nearby is at Whitmore’s Garage (Clay Street), Gott’s Court garage(Calvert Street), Knighton Garage(Colonial Ave) and free parking at the State Garage (19 St Johns Street)

First Sunday Arts Festival events continue on October 1st and November 5th with the Holiday Market edition of the festival and on December 3rd they host the popular Annapolis Chocolate Binge Festival.

Artists and crafters are encourage to apply to be in this falls First Sunday Arts events. (Application is on website)

Make sure to Visit Annapolis and see all the fun, history and art that Downtown Annapolis has to offer.

The First Sunday Arts festivals are sponsored by the Inner West Street Association and managed by Evans Management LLC.
Get more information on the festival at www.firstsundayarts.com and on facebook.

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First Sunday Arts Festival Vendors for Sept 3 2017

Posted in First Sunday Arts Vendors at 8:17 pm by Administrator

Its going to be a great day to shop from local and regional artists. Below are the confirmed vendors. We expect to be adding more names to the list next week. More festival information at www.firstsundayarts.com


First Sunday Arts 2017   September 3, 2017
West Street    
Name Vendor Type
Avner Ofer Avner Ofer Photography Photography
Jana Davis & Monaca Noble Jamonaca Designs Fused Glass
Janice Brock Janice’s Table Linens
Mark Cottman Mark Cottman Paintings & Prints
Jennie Quattrocchi The Love Company Cards Prints Mugs
Trish Doty Trish Doty Brush & Watercolor Paintings
Julia Sclar Julia Sclar Pottery Pottery
Julie Obrien Frosted Trash Jewelry & Shell Art
Warren Wilson Warren Wilson Photos Photography
April Murphy Always April Illustrations
Bev May Bev May Clay Pottery
Marilyn Dimarco Resouled Charts on doors
Laura Moore Laura Moore Designs Jewelry
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Carolyn Hill Chill Fire Productions Fused Glass
Karina Ferrer A Little Loopy Accessories Bows Clips Headbands
Ruth McGovern By the Bay Creations Driftwood Sailboats & Nautical
Nevan & Douglas Wise Printemps Pottery Pottery
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Amelia Arria Cityshapes Photography Photography
Sue Whitehouse-Evenson Tres Jolie Designs by Sue Jewelry
Maggie Lewis Miniature Inspirations Felted Sculptures
Ryan Herbstomer Autumn Summer Wood Art
David Folio Folio Glass Art Fused Glass
Jeffery Oh Jeffery Oh Woodworking Serving Boards
Alexandra Porter Bow Wow Designs Dog Acc
Jackie Skarzynski Chelsea Market Designs Jewelry
  Leaf Fitter Sponsor
Nathaniel Badder 36 Letters Letter Photo Art
Hallie Farley Graystone Handcrafted Jewelry Jewelry
Jon and Renee Nordstrom Sometimes Sleep Paintings & Books
Adrien Hruska Green Bands Headbands
Mary Shultz Unique and Just Right for You Jewelry
Ilka Werner Relaxpak Hot/Cold Packs
Mary de la Reguera Tembo Group Various Artists
Christine Brennon Schmidt Christine Bren Schmidt Photography Photography
Linda Dickinson Painted Sky Alpaca Farm & Fiber Mill Alpaca Items
Manny Zeevi Silver Star Jewelry Painted Coins
Neil Vosters Randalia Bee Hives Honey Beeswax Skincare
Bill Wierzalis Italy in Color Photography
Thomas Bucci Thomas BUCCI-Watercolor Watercolor
Seth Cranford Calvert Pallet Co Pallet Signs & Pens
Deb & Gary Fritz Fritz Fires Fused Glass & Pottery
Brett Robinson Eye of the World Photography Photography
Ray Hart Rayhart Paintings
Jacqueline Handley Jacqueline Handley Designs Clothing Acc Jewelry
Michael Pivec / Ashley Garland Returning Tide Wood,Homedécor,Paintings,Jewelry
Barclay McCauley Barclay Soap Soap
Claire Guerra Twinkle Candle Company Candles
Gayle-Ann Lehmann City of Annapolis Fire Department Breast Cancer T-shirts
Lizzie Bowersox Simply Bold Jewelry
Jeffery Stambaugh Avent-Garden Pottery
Erika Rubel Had Matter Functional Vintage Art
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Danielle Hawks Urban Pulse Soap/Scarves/dream Catchers
Stacey Duvall Soy Love Candles Candles
Alice Kimball Lost Marbles Jewelry
Christine Cots Annapolis Henna Henna & Glitter Tattoos
  American Design & Build Sponsor
Cem Ozkok Old World Jewelry
Tybar Middlekauff Wicked Rabyt Candles
Patricia De Los Rios Peruvian Trend Alpaca Art
Mollie Connelly KMC Creations Scarves
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Mary Jo Light Happy Medal Art Metal Art
Anne Taylor Cool Stuff at Parker Place Rugs
  Salazon Chocolate Co Chocolate
Elizabeth Ramirez Wimsey Cove Maps & Art Maps
Shannon Sterner / Eric Roberge Sterner Art Company Face Painting / Painted Oysters
Lisa Khmaladze Maui Wowi Fresh Fruit Smoothies Food Truck – Smoothies
Lisa Khmaladze Maui Wowi Fresh Fruit Smoothies Food Truck – Smoothies
James Brown Buster Da Clown Balloons
2nd Block West Street    
Mallory Newcomer Designs by Mallory Prints
Regen Linn Alloyed Earth Jewelry Jewelry
Mark Wecht Naptown Fabric Studio Scarves, Quilts, Bags
Jennifer Reynolds The Bathing Raven Candles & Soaps
Kim Pernia Kimmings Jewelry Jewelry
Tish Coale Kitchen Savers Sponsor
Qingwei Sun Y and S Handcraft Metal Art
Kate Gibney Lucid Arts Jewelry
Ronaldo Sabas Ron Gogh Art Paintings & Drawings
Louise Windsor Moondance Cookies Cookies
Kimberly George Kimberly George Art Paintings & cards
April Goodman Legasea Jewelry
Chavela Bell Velarae Designs Paintings and Drawings
Yunzhi Sun Frog Music Art Wind Spinners
Robin Conroy Heartfelt Mixed Media
Victoria Lowe A Good Catch Watercolors
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Tom Anderson Olde Dog Bags, Wallets, Artwork
Marilou Burleson Painted Pet Pillows Painted pillows
Philip Ringenbach Paint Me! Paint Me! Sand Art, Toys, Clothes
Sheryl Schmidt Sheryl Schmidt Beach Art Paintings & Benches
Charron Letarte Crab Shack Design Laser Cut & Engraved Home Décor
Tracey Paez Board Mama Designs Pallet Home Decor
Robert F. Lackey Robert F. Lackey Books
Suzanne Basta The Vintage Punk Jewelry
Alison Shriver Designs Alison Shriver Designs Paper Cutting
Kathy Bray Sobeadit Nautical décor
Sherry Nikolich Nature’s Garland Dried & Silk Floral Designs
Whitmore Park    
Michael Strickland M & D Craft Art CD & Vinyl Art
Tina Thall Fizzies by TT Bath Bombs and Scrubs
Thomas Lough Up-Cycle 1 at a Time Stain Glass, Driftwood & Pallet Art
Michael Dannenberg Tattered Hatter Make your own free art hat
Michael Dannenberg Tattered Hatter Make your own free art hat
Michael Dannenberg Tattered Hatter Make your own free art hat
Michael Dannenberg Tattered Hatter Make your own free art hat
Cindy Kippax Kippax Decorative Art Stained glass
Kanda Harp Catch of the Day Designs Driftwood art
Tamika Peters & Kenyatta Bolton Bolton Body Adornments Jewelry & Leather
Anette Caslano Aroma by Anette Bath and Body Care
Andrea Bretz Metal Worx Jewelry Designs Jewelry
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Kirsten Hines Kirsten Nature & Travel Photography
Meredith Ormsby Grateful Glass Stained Glass
Christine Weimer Dog Day Designs Home Goods & Furniture
Kristina Huddle Bozies Bags-n-Wags Dog Collars & Acc
Bryan Costello Words Among Friends Art with Words
Tonya Royston Tonya Royston Author Author
Richard Cermak Northwood Beads Jewelry
Casey Reeder C. Reeder Illustration Paper Cutting
Sonia Rocha Moon Jelly Bell Custom Mason Jars
Stephen Cimino Third Eye Supply Tibetan Art
Eric and Laura Mahaffey Annapolis Caramel Company Caramel
Craig Dreyer Dreyer Furniture Furniture
Kat Skoveaard-Marx Kat Marx Art Paintings
Matt Szychowski Shanskies Illustration Prints & Book
Robin Beck Pet Wants Annapolis Pet food
Edward Heller Chocolate Moonshine Chocolate
Jenna Peterson Calvert Kettle Corn Popcorn
Steve Rowlands Lat Long Studio Art Truck
Steve Rowlands Lat Long Studio Art Truck
Jean Scherch The Ice Cream Lady Soft Serve Ice Cream
Jean Scherch The Ice Cream Lady Soft Serve Ice Cream
Chris Okieffe Kona Ice Snow Cones – Truck
Chris Okieffe Kona Ice Snow Cones – Truck
John Talman Crabtown Curbs Cuisine Food Truck
John Talman Crabtown Curbs Cuisine Food Truck
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