Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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521 Trailblazer Drive
Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899

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Bonnie Lauer 
LCCC Alumni Association 


32nd Annual Luzerne County Community College Alumni Association Craft Festival
Saturday, October 16, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Nanticoke, PA

**see updates listed below**

We are accepting applications for our 32nd Annual Luzerne County Community College Alumni Craft Festival on Saturday, October 16, 2021.  Our show is a longstanding event that features nearly 150 artisans and food vendors and draws people from throughout our region to shop at this one-day event.  Proceeds from the Craft Festival support Luzerne County Community College and its students. 

This is a juried show and the Committee will look for quality and originality when reviewing all submissions.  All applicants are required to submit the following photos with your application: three of your product, two of you working on your craft and one of your display. You may email them to craftshow@luzerne.edu (include your name in the subject line) or you can include them with your hard copy application.  Acceptable file formats are .jpg, .png and .pdf.

Please note the following guidelines:
  1. All crafts must be hand made by the vendor. Items that will not be accepted include, but are not limited to,
    the following: plastic canvas; pre-manufactured components; commercial products; flea market, collectibles or antique items; pre-stamped material; products purchased through wholesalers or catalogs (i.e. buy-sell items); unpainted greenware; silk screened t-shirts; dried flowers, basic decoupage and craft supplies. The committee reserves the right to request removal during the show of unacceptable items.  Non-compliance will be addressed and you will not be invited to future shows.  In addition, LCCC and the Craft Festival Committee take no responsibility for vendors who infringe upon trademarks, copyrights, service marks or other intellectual property rights or license agreements of third parties. 
  2. Participants are asked to limit your display to 3 main categories  (i.e. jewelry, soaps, wood crafts, etc.). Incomplete applications will not be reviewed / approved by the committee.  Additional items that are not
    included on the application that you wish to sell must be submitted in writing and with photographs no later
    than September 30, 2021.  The Committee will notify you of approval.
  3. Only one indoor space may be rented per participant. You may rent double spaces outdoors. Chairs,
    tables and display units are the responsibility of the participant. Outdoor spaces must have tents with tent weights of 50 lbs per leg.
  4. Refunds will not be issued to no-shows or those canceling less than two weeks prior to the event (October 1, 2021). In addition, any new applications received after this date will incur a $10 late charge that must be
    included in your registration fee.
  5. Liability: Neither LCCC nor its staff or volunteers will be held responsible for damage due to breakage, fire, accidents, injuries or theft.
  6. All vendors are asked to donate a handcrafted prize with a minimum retail value of $10 to support the Craft Festival raffle.  If you prefer you may donate a basket to our Theme Basket Auction, we ask that baskets have a minimum retail value of $25.  Please notify us prior to the show if you plan to donate a basket so we can plan accordingly. Thank you!
  7. Food Vendors:  All food vendors must submit a  “Certificate of Insurance” naming LCCC as the insured for the day of the event and be Safe Serve Certified (include a copy with your application).  The representative from your company who is certified must be present at the Craft Festival.
  8. Food vendors must limit their offerings to no more than 4 main food items. Indoor food vendors may not sell beverages or craft items.
  9. Participation in past years does not guarantee a space in this year’s show.

The application deadline for the first round of jurying is Friday, July 30, 2021.  After this date, spaces will most likely only be available outdoors. You will receive notification and additional information regarding the craft show by August 18, 2021.  Checks will not be deposited until you have been approved for the show.  If you are not selected to participate we will return your application fee to you after August18th.  Should you have questions, please call the LCCC Alumni office at 570-740-0734 or e-mail craftshow@luzerne.edu.  Thank you for your interest in our show!

**August 18, 2021 - Updates**

The committee has reviewed the applications received to date. Applicants will be mailed a postcard / letter of their status by Friday, August 20, 2021. 

Applications will be once again be accepted through Sunday, September 12, 2021. Applications will not be accepted after this date. There are limited indoor spaces available and applicants are encouraged to apply for the $50 space. There are still outdoor spaces available.

**September 20, 2021 - Updates**

Applications will be once again be accepted through Friday, October 1, 2021. Outdoor spacing is remaining. The following restrictions in place:

We are no longer accepting the following items: jewelry, wreaths, pottery, sewn items, knit/crochet

Masks are now required of all students, staff, and visitors indoors and outdoors at LCCC's Main Campus.
The College is following current CDC guidelines and has implemented safety measures to maintain the
safety of our students, staff and guests.