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Welcome to the arts and crafts world of C3 Events. Our street fairs are impeccably managed, and include opportunities for fine artists, crafters,

musicians, breweries, restaurants, and other activities for



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are committed to outstanding and colorful thousands of people to attend our events. Our











Bend area promotions original art , creativit ,

and extraordinary experiences for all de Spring Fest/SummerFest/FallFest”

the senses. We also include a “Souk area of crafters and importers that

are not located Still, the qualit

in the main area alongside handcrafted/original artisans. , hand crafted work of original artists, is the staple of our

events, as we celebrate art approximately 25% of the

and all of its vitality. Our jury process excludes artists who apply. Our Spring Festival is limited

to 100 original vendors, the vendors, and the Fall Festival

Summer is limited Festival is limited to 175 to 150 original vendors.


Event Descriptions

Bend Spring Festival

April 15, 16 & 17, 2011, Northwest Crossing (new downtown-like corridor on Bend’s west side) Celebrating the return of the sun, the renewal of the earth, and the launching of a busy Central Oregon outdoor season, the all free Bend Spring Festival takes place in the downtown-like corridor of Northwest Crossing Drive, in the award winning Northwest Crossing Neighborhood on Bend’s Westside. Thousands will come out to explore the original art, to get some tips from the Oregon State University Master Gardeners, to enjoy live music, great food, wine and beer, and our “Make Local Habit” support area for local area businesses. This is a lovely festival. To learn more about this neighborhood, go to www.northwestcrossing.com (Cottage Living Magazine named it one of the top ten Cottage Neighborhoods in the country!) Approximately 100 booth spaces available

Bend Summer Festival

July 9 & 10, 2011, Downtown Bend Our signature artist event, the Bend Summer Festival draws artists and street performers from all over the Northwest. BSF features a wide array of performing arts including dance, children’s activities, and the best regional and national jazz, blues, rock and international musicians. The event includes a food court with more than 20 restaurants, a beer garden and an award winning jazz and wine space. For 21 years, thousands of people have made this festival a Bend summer tradition. BSF enjoys a central location in charming downtown Bend, one block from Drake Park and the Deschutes River. Approximately 175 booth spaces available.

Bend Fall Festival

October 1 & 2, 2011, Downtown Bend The Bend Fall Festival is now an eleven year tradition as the locals’ favorite among outdoor festivals. Celebrating the end of summer season and the beginning of harvest and autumn, the festival has become iconic for Central Oregonians to do their holiday shopping amongst the many original artisans and crafters at the event. The event also enjoys a robust array of other “fall amenities” including more than 20 restaurants, beer and wine, hay rides, pumpkin carving and painting competitions, live music, and more. Approximately 150 booth spaces available.

Munch & Music, Free Concerts in the Park

July 7 to August 11, 2011, Thursday Nights, Drake Park, Bend For 21 years, Munch & Music has been the favorite Thursday evening mainstay for Central Oregon. This award-winning series features: free Thursday night concerts from 5:30 – 9:30pm, live music, 18 restaurants, and up to 8,000 central Oregonians and tourists wandering through the park and art vendor booths. Fifty booth spaces are available to crafters, non-original artists and imports. One booth fee covers you for all six nights. Approximately 50 booth spaces available..

Artist Application

Name ____________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City____________________________________ State ____________ Zip___________________ Phone _____________________________ Email Address * ___________________________________________

  • *

    required for event communication with artist



Early Registration Fee

Bend Spring Festival Bend Summer Festival Bend Fall Festival

$25 $25 $25

$100 * $125 * $110 *

Munch & Music (all 6 consecutive Thursdays)

(no jury)

$200 *

Power is not guaranteed for artist vendors. C3 Events will work to find solutions for vendors who require power. Please check here if you would like electrical power.

Please check which events you wish to participate in:

otal Jury Fees otal Festival Fees

$ _________ $ _________

Subtract $30 from total if you apply for more than one event $ _________ $ _________

Add $25 per event if you are applying after the early registration date of March 4, 2011

Final otal

$ _________

Why write separate checks? Because we refund your event fee if jury denies entry.

Artists who fail to include postdated March 4th event fee check cannot be considered.

General Information

PAYMENT/CHECKS: Checks payable to “C3 Events” (Jury Application Fees checks will be deposited upon receipt, Event Fees must be post-dated for March 4th.)

BOOTH SPACE: Event fee good for 10 x 10 booth; Artist provides booth; BOOTH SHARING IS NOT ALLOWED (one artist per booth)

REFUNDS: EVENT FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE Artists juried/accepted into event(s), will not have their events fees refunded for any reason. Event

fee checks will be deposited at immediate conclusion of successful jury process. We gladly accept applications after our early registration dates. Those applying after the deadline of March 4th, 2011 will not be eligible for “early registration date” discount.

By signing here, I agree to all the terms listed on this application/brochure: (application will not be considered without signature)

__________________________________________________________________ Print Name ____________________________________________________________________ Signature

General Information

PAYMENT/CHECKS: Checks payable to “C3 Events” (Jury Application Fees checks will be deposited upon receipt. Event Fees checks must be post-dated for March 4th).

BOOTH SPACE: Event fee good for 10 x 10 booth; Artist provides booth and materials; BOOTH SHARING IS NOT ALLOWED (one artist per booth)

REFUNDS: EVENT FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE Artists juried/accepted into event(s), will not have their events fees refunded for any

reason. Event fee checks will be deposited at immediate conclusion of successful jury process.

POST-EARLY REGISTRATION APPLICATIONS: We gladly accept applications after our initial early registration discount deadlines. Those applying after the early registratin date will not be eligible for discount.


Please attach slides or a CD of your work, along with website reference if applicable, with








Fine Art





your application for jury review.


To keep our Festival entry fees low, and to ensure that we’re all part of a team effort toward a successful event, we charge a 10 percent commission on all sales. Artists are provided with a sign they are required to post regarding receipts. Failure to post this sign immediately, record sales in receipt books and inaccurate reporting of commissions will lead to immediate expulsion of artist, and non tender of any future invitation. Artists who did not complete check out at last year’s festivals will not be accepted into this year’s collection of events. Munch & Music is produced without commission on sales.


Artist must be responsible for the security of their booth. For overnight events, security will be provided to monitor booths between Saturday and Sunday. Still, C3 Events, it’s officers, committees, or sponsors are not responsible for loss, theft or damage.


Each art vendor will be required to sign a letter of agreement with C3 Events prior to participating in each festival. The agreement will include information from this brochure.


  • March 4, 2011 – Early registration date for entries: Bend Spring, Summer and Fall


  • March 11, 2011- Jury results mailed. All artists will be notified of their status (select-

ed, not selected or placed on a list of alternates). Artists will be notified of designated booth space only upon arrival at event (Sorry, no sooner).

  • July 1, 2011 – Deadline for Munch and Music entries

  • Entry Address – C3 Events, 235 SE Urania Lane, Bend, OR 97702


Bend Spring, Summer & Fall Festivals: (541) 419-4766; or email to: artists@c3events.com

Munch & Music and Souk: Lisa Hamel (541) 647-7800; or email to: lisa@c3events.com Additional applications at our official web site: www.c3events.com


Two artists per festival will be selected to win cash awards for their esteem.

The Bend Spring Festiv

  • Best of Jury, $250

  • Best of Show, $500


The Bend Summer Festival

  • Best of Jury, $500

  • Best of Show, $1000

The Bend Fall Festival

  • Best of Jury, $250

  • Best of Show,$500


URGENT! Summer reservations in Central Oregon are filling up now. Bend Summer Festival is the single busiest weekend in Central Oregon. If you plan now on participating in the Bend Summer Festival, contact the Bend Chamber of Commerce for hotel names and numbers at 541-382-3221, or check the Central Oregon Visitors Association website at www.covistors.com

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