Friday November19 & Saturday November 20, 2021
Provincial Health Orders - Gatherings & Events
We are excited to return to this event this year. In light of the current PHO and our high case rates in Smithers, we will be requiring proof of vaccinations from all our vendors and visitors for this event. Staff at the door will be scanning QR codes and checking id.
WINTERGOLD is an annual Christmas Fair of unique, handcrafted arts and crafts. It is coordinated by volunteers from the Smithers Art Gallery. The purpose of Wintergold is to raise funds for the continued operation of the Smithers Art Gallery and to offer the public an opportunity to purchase the special work of artisans.
Spaces are on the main floor and the second floor of the Central Park Building in Smithers. Table fees are given on the Vendor Application Form. Vendors are responsible for supplying their own 6’x2.5’ table or display.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
High quality craftsmanship with exceptional design, technique and function
All items must be handcrafted by the exhibitor
Exhibitors are encouraged to create new designs, products and new displays. The committee will be giving special consideration to new ideas.
SHOW DATES & HOURS:
Friday, Nov. 19 from 5pm-9pm and Saturday, Nov. 20 from 10am-4pm
Friday, Nov. 19 from 11am–4pm Saturday, Nov. 20 AFTER 4:00pm
Vendors are responsible for setup, their own display (limited plug-ins available) and staffing their retail space and must stay until the end of the show on Saturday at 4pm. The Smithers Art Gallery is responsible for: overall coordination, marketing and promotion, clean-up and odds and ends.
Vendors SELLING FOOD PRODUCTS – Please check in with NORTHERN HEALTH in case you need APPROVAL for one of your products. Make sure to have your WRITTEN APPROVAL with you
Vendors OFFERING OPEN FOOD PRODUCTS and wishing to sample will be assigned to the LANDING ON THE SECOND FLOOR. No open food products or sampling is permitted in the dance studio or the gallery
Make cheques payable to “Smithers Art Gallery”
Payment must be received by October 22, 2021
All applicants will be notified whether or not they have been accepted by October 25, 2021
No open flames allowed