The Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce is inviting everyone to join them for a kick-start to the holiday season by participating in the 38th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Harbor Art Festival
(Palm Harbor) November 15, 2012 – The Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 38th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Harbor Art Festival in historic downtown Palm Harbor, FL. Members of the community of all ages are encouraged to come out and enjoy this fun-filled outdoor event. The festival will begin on Saturday, December 1st from 10am to 5:00 pm., and continue until Sunday, December 2nd, from 10am to 4:00 pm.
Over 80 artists will display their artwork at the 38th Annual Fine Arts and Crafts Harbor Art Festival and nearly 100 artists have been selected to compete for $6,250 in cash awards. In addition to art, guests can enjoy food from local downtown restaurants, street food vendors, music and children’s activities. A promising first this year will be the “Battle of the Best Wings In Pinellas County,” which will be held Saturday, December 1st – judging begins at 2pm.
The festival was founded by Louise and Bill Hoskins and a visual arts scholarship is awarded to a local high school student in their honor. Some of the proceeds from the festival will go towards that scholarship.
Highlights for the event include:
- No admission cost
- Bouncy house
- Sand art
- Artistic mediums represented will include jewelry, ceramics, wood, metal, fiber, acrylic, glass, mixed media and watercolor
- Many local stores and businesses will be decorated for the holidays
- Food trucks and beverage sales
“This family-friendly event is sure to please all members of the community from small local businesses to Palm Harbor residents,” commented Connie Davis, President/CEO of the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce. “There will be activities for all members of the community to enjoy, so please join us in the fun!”
A voluntary organization of business and professional men and women, the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce acts as a spokesman for the business and professional community and provides a variety of services for members and the community. Participation in organizations like the chambers of commerce is a valuable way for businesses to have positive impacts on the community.
Sponsorships and exhibit tables are available at the event. For more information, call 727-784-4287 or visit www.palmharborcc.org/.
About Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce:
Located in the heart of historic downtown Palm Harbor, the Greater Palm Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce is active in developing the community economically. They also serve as a link with local, state, and federal government. In July of 2001, the chamber formed a partnership with the Palm Harbor Library and Pinellas County Economic Development to assist all the businesses in the greater Palm Harbor area. They host events to promote business and the community. The area’s economic well-being is related directly to the caliber of work that is done by the Chamber, which is why the Chamber has a major impact on business, income and future growth of the area. For more information, visit www.palmharborcc.org/.