Spring events bring art, antiques, film and music to town; vendor spaces available

Courtesy of Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau

Courtesy of Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau

Special to the Current

Four big events this spring are designed to bring visitors to Glen Rose and attract vendors to sell their wares on the square and at Oakdale Park.

(See the flyer at the end of this article.)

The Fine Art, Funk & Fabulous Junk Art and Antique Show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 9 and 10, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. downtown. That’s during spring break, one of the busiest weekends in Glen Rose. The event is free to the public.

The show is open to all types of vendors, including food and commercial vendors. Vendor spaces start at $50 for the weekend. Overnight security will be provided.

The following Saturday, March 16, the square will welcome artists to the monthly “Art on the Square” event to be held every third Saturday from March to October.

The art market will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or later if vendors want to stay open for Girls Night Out.

Vendor spaces start at $25 for a 10-foot-by-10-foot space. Original artworks, handcrafted products, homemade or a unique type of art may be sold. No commercial vendors will be allowed.

For information, contact the Glen Rose Convention & Visitors Bureau at 254-897-3081, email tara@glenrosetexas.net or visit www.GlenRoseEvents.com.

The third major event is the Glen Rose Neo-Relix Film Festival to be held this year from Thursday, March 21, to Saturday, March 23.

The festival will feature both feature length and short films in sci-fi, horror and faith-based  films. The event also will feature documentaries on conservation and endandgered species.

Opening day will be free to the community. Festival organizer Darrell Best reports that there will be  an after-school matinee for students at 4 p.m., when the movie E.T. will be shown, and a Thursday “Date Night” at 7 p.m., when the Western Tombstone will be shown for its 20th anniversary.

Seating is limited and tickets will be available soon at the Palace Theater Box Office downtown on Barnard Street. and other to-be-named outlets.

Filmmakers can submit films to the festival at: http://www.withoutabox.com/login/9027. Please watch the Current for an upcoming article about the festival.

Finally, the annual Paluxy River Spring Bluegrass Festival, to be held this year on Friday, April 5, and Saturday, April 6, at Oakdale Park.

The festival hours will be from noon to 8 p.m.

Vendor spaces start at $75 for the weekend. The festival is open to all types of vendors, including food and commercial vendors.

 

Vendor Opportunities in Glen Rose March & April

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