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Featured Artisan Vendors & Gourmet Food Trucks
At East End Arts 20th Annual Community Mosaic
Street Painting Festival
Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Downtown Riverhead
(RIVERHEAD, NY, May 3, 2016) –– East End Arts is pleased to announce the artisan and crafts vendors to be featured at their 20th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival, which will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2016, from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM in downtown Riverhead, NY. This beloved annual fun-for-the-entire-family festival is where families and friends, artists, musicians, and lovers of the arts – young and old – unite to enjoy the creative spirit. Between Roanoke and East Main Street, alongside street painters, live music, dancing, and other activities; artists, artisans, and crafts people will be selling original handmade products, all while street painting artists brighten Main Street with “I Madonnari”, a timeless street chalk art dating back to the 16th century. Admission to the festival is free.
Below is a list of artists, artisans, and crafts vendors featured at this year’s event!
• A. Graziano Photography – http://www.agrazianophoto.com/
• Victoria Beckert – watercolors
• Deja Vu Creative – https://www.etsy.com/shop/dejavucreative
• Sharon Gajajiva – hand-stitched Czech glass beaded jewelry
• Giving Tree – hand enameled butterfly flower leaf design necklaces
• HL Sea & Beach Glass Jewelry – http://www.hlseabeachglassjewelry.com/
• Island Girls Boutique – handmade hair bows
• Yan Yan Liang – jewelry
Other vendors include Macaroni Kid Riverhead and Rainbow Rosie Facepainting.
Gourmet food truck vendors include:
• Blondie's Bake Shop – http://www.blondiesbakeshop.com/
• Eat Me, Drink Me – http://www.eatmedrinkmetruck.com/
• Hamptons Beach Treats
• Hines Catering
• Sticky Waffles – https://www.facebook.com/stickywafflesny/
For more information about the event, visit:
This event draws over 5,000 local residents and tourists to downtown Riverhead for a Memorial Day Weekend tradition where families and friends, artists, musicians, and lovers of the arts, young and old, enjoy the creative spirit together. All activities take place in downtown Riverhead on East Main Street, between Roanoke Ave and East Avenue, and on the grounds of East End Arts (133 and 141 East Main Street.) In the case of rain, the event will be held on Monday, May 30, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
The 20th Annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival is made possible by the generous support of sponsors. East End Arts extends thanks to lead sponsor, Bridgehampton National Bank, as well as Suffolk County National Bank, AARP, Four Seasons Sun Rooms, Renewal by Anderson, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick, LLP, Splish Splash, with additional support by Conifer Realty LLC / Peconic Crossing, Martha Clara Vineyards, Talmage Farm Agway, Woolworth Apartments, Long Island Pulse, RiverheadLocal.com, Macaroni Kid Riverhead, and Fresh 102.7 FM. Many sponsorship opportunities are available; contact East End Arts for more info.
For more information, contact Sheree M.C. Elder, Events Coordinator, at 631-727-0900 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the East End Arts Gallery located at 133 E. Main Street in Riverhead, NY (hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.)
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East End Arts, established in 1972, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission and commitment to building and enriching our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.