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Christmas on the Fox

Prairie Events Center

Kane County Fairgrounds

525 S. Randall Rd.

St. Charles, IL

** Weekend BEFORE Thanksgiving **

Saturday, November 23, 2024

10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Sunday, November 24, 2024

10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

  • Please visit our website www.artoftheheartland.com for more details about the show.
  • If you are a returning crafter and want the same booth as last year: please apply by March 1st !!!!!!
     PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE CHANGED DEADLINE FOR SAME BOOTH TO MARCH 1st.
     You may apply and be accepted before March 1st but we cannot assign booth spaces until after
     March 1st when we know exactly what spaces are available.
  • The jury committee continues to accept applications until the show is full.
  • We limit jewelry booths to 15% of a show so please send in early.
  • There is electricity available at no charge. We encourage you to have lights and decorate your booth with greens, etc., to create a glowing  holiday ambiance. Please bring extension cords.
  • Booths are 10 X 10. Tables and chairs are available for rent (see application). No table covers provided.
  • Set-up will be on Friday from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday morning from 7:30 am to 9:30 am
  • Security will be provided for Friday and Saturday nights.
  • Crafters are allowed to park in a designated area behind the Prairie Events Center during the show.
    • No refunds due to weather or other occurrences beyond our control.
    • No pets allowed except for trained animals assisting the disabled.
    • We will provide forms for Illinois sales tax collection.
    • You are required to remain with your booth set up for the duration of the show. If you take down early, you will be removed from the mailing  list. (exceptions due to weather or any prearrangements made)
    • No imported or commercially made items.
    • All items must be handcrafted, high quality arts and crafts made by the exhibiting artist or partner. Art of the Heartland reserves the right at its sole discretion to remove any questionable items or if it determines in its sole opinion that your items are questionable; you will be asked to leave the show with no refund of your booth fee.
    • All participants affirmatively represent that no copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property has been infringed upon in any way including but not limited to the design, manufacture, display or sale of any products at our shows. Every participant agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Art of the Heartland from any claim of intellectual property infringements which may arise in conjunction with the design, manufacture, display or sale of any products at this show.
    • The role of Art of the Heartland is one of providing selling space. All participants acknowledge and agree that Art of the Heartland is not an insurer and it shall not be responsible for any contract claim, loss or damage to property, or personal injuries to the participant, or the participant’s family, employees, agents, or invitees. Every participant agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Art of the Heartland for any such claim which may arise in conjunction with the participation, display and/or sale of any products at this show.

Art of the Heartland P.O. Box 897 Rock Falls, IL 61071 www.artoftheheartland.com
Robin Reed – 815-564-0994 (no text) or robin@artoftheheartland.com

Booth Options (10' x 10') (Free electricity)
Limited 1.5 booth sizes available. Contact us if interested.


Please email 6 photos (4 of your finished work AND 2 “work in progress” or “workshop” photos). If you would like to submit more than 6 photos, please email them to robin@artoftheheartland.com. The purpose of these photos is to prove to us that you are indeed making your items and not ordering them wholesale. Please have at least one of your photos appropriate for social media if desired. All photos should be high-resolution jpg or png files.

If you are a returning crafter and have already emailed photos; you do not need to send photos again unless you add a new media.

Mail in copy of completed application (emailed to you after completion of this form) with check or money order payable to:
Art of the Heartland. (You may postdate the check to September 23rd.)
P.O. Box 897
Rock Falls, IL 61071
(4% fee will be added for credit card transactions)

Option to pay without a PayPal account can be made by clicking on the PayPal button below.

When accepted you will receive a confirmation letter in the mail (snail mail) with your booth assignment and flyers to put in your sale bags at shows or display on your table for people to “take one”.

I have read and agree to all the information and conditions stated on the first page of this application.

REFUNDS BEFORE September 23, 2024 with a $10.00 CANCELLATION FEE REFUNDS WILL NOT BE GIVEN AFTER September 23, 2024 (Sorry, no exceptions)

We accept applications until full.

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Thank You for Submitting Your Application!

We have received your message and will be responding soon.

If you are paying with cash or money order, don’t forget to mail a copy of your application (which will be emailed to you) along with your Booth Fee to
Art of the Heartland: P.O. Box 897, Rock Falls, IL 61071

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Thank You for Submitting your Application!

We have received your message and will be responding soon.

Don’t forget to mail a copy of your application (which will be emailed to you) along with Certificate of Insurance, Sanitation Deposit of $200 (separate check), and Booth Fee to
Art of the Heartland: P.O. Box 897, Rock Falls, IL 61071

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