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THANKS to our wonderful Visitors, Vendors, Volunteers, Sponsors & Entertainers for an AWESOME 2017 FALL FEST!!!
Hope to see you again next year!!!


15th Annual Paulding Fine Arts Association
FALL FEST in Historic Dallas, GA - Saturday, October
14, 2017
Providing Family Fun For All Ages!!!

The Paulding Fine Arts Association and the Merchants of Dallas invite you to our FREE family festival on Saturday, October 14, 2017 in Dallas, Georgia, held rain or shine. The festival will be on beautiful Main Street in Historic Downtown Dallas GA - The Heart of Paulding.
Festival Hours are 10 am to 4 pm.

Check out the Local Arts and crafts, Food trucks, Children's activities,
Live entertainment on TWO stages, and much more! We have 126 booths this year with over 100 vendors! Celebrate community involvement, the fine arts and joys of fall! FREE Admission!!

We look forward to an Awesome 2017 Fall Fest!!
We have 126 Booths this year!! Our largest Festival ever!! THANKS!!

Please Invite Friends and Family to FALL FEST on our EVENT page

Click here to view our Fall Fest Rack Card


2017 Entertainment Schedule
DJ: Thomas Cage of Swing Shift Entertainment
Exciting news! We will have 2 Stages this year!

Historic Courthouse Stage:
10:00 - PCHS Army JROTC presents the colors
10:05 - National Anthem by Rachel Hutto
10:00 - PCHS Army JROTC Program
10:15 - The Ballet Garden
11:00 - Nu Star Maker Performing Arts
12:00 - Dance Fever
1:00 - Dance Expressions
2:15 - Sole to Soul Dance Academy
3:15 - AIM - Art In Motion Dance Center

 

Wender & Roberts Stage:
10:45 - Roberts Elementary School Chorus
12:00 - Luther's Mountain Bluegrass Band
1:15 - Craig Conway - Country Music
2:15 - Taylor Graham and Kris Anderson
3:00 - Hiram Harmonics (A capella group)
3:30 - Road Hawk - Acoustic Folk/Rock

Bring your Lawn Chairs and Enjoy
FREE entertainment all day on 2 Stages!!

 

2017 Fall Fest Vendors : FULL - This will be our LARGEST FALL FEST! THANKS!!!

ARTS and CRAFTS Vendors 2017
Paulding Fine Arts Association - Fall Fest T-shirts, Silent Auction, Paintings, Information
Paulding County Schools Fine Arts Department - Information, Student Art
Anitak Designs - Anita Kennerley - Jewelry, Hand painted Silk Scarves
Jennifer Gattuso - Paracord items, Custom crayons and other crafts
Terri Cox - Custom Handmade Knives
Amanda's Southern Charm Creations - Shirts, Tumblers, cups, koozies, yard flags, socks, onesies, custom vinyl gifts
Lea Bee Naturals - Body butter, Natural salves, Vapor rubs, Shower steamers, Natural Sunscreen & Insect repellant, Essential oils & diffusers, Hand made Soaps
Mary Lou Bailey-Funk - Small paintings, origami boxes and gift card holders
A Fur Baby Favorite - Pet Supplies and Gifts for Pet lovers
The Artful Princess - Fiber Arts (project totes, stitch markers, finished knit/crochet goods:dishcloths, mesh bags), sewing aids (pattern weights, thread catchers & more)
Lavender Lady Bug Boutique - Crochet hats and baby items
Melissa Cook - Wood suns, pigs, roosters, etc; stuffed owls, headbands, magnets, polymer clay jewelry, crochet purses & patchwork
Jennifer Wright - Baby quilts, blankets, car seat canopy, burp cloths, taggie toy/blankie
Evenfall Creations - Handmade jewelry, keychains, lanyards, etc
Southern Style and Stash - Inspirational purses, wallets, bible covers, hats, sports bags, jewelry, tee, totes, home d├ęcor, limited women/childrens clothing, accessories
Benny & Sherry Andrews - 2nd Ammendment Tee Shirts, Flags, Stickers, Mugs
Gallerita Studios - Rita Jeziorsky - Jewelry
Suzanne Wagner - Fused glass dichroic jewelry: earrings, pendants, bracelets, necklaces
Nancy and Lyle Barlow - Potholders, Bibs, Chalkboard placemats, Aprons, Receiving blankets, Dish rags, Wooden plaques, Wooden board signs, Table runners, Microwave potato bags
Casie Hall - Handmade soaps, Bath & Body products
Patti Perdue - Collegiate wreaths, Christmas wreaths, Arrangements, Christmas decor
Brittnay Kirk and Brandy Smallwood - Origami Owl - Lockets, Necklaces, Earrings, Rings, etc.
Carol McNeal - Cornhole bags - colleg, NFL, MLB, Military, Patriotic, misc., Unfinished cornhole boards in regulation size
Darlene Walters - Mixed Media on canvas, Art collage on canvas, Bohemian handcrafted jewelry
Selinda Murphy - Wreaths, Rhinestone decorated wooden letters & shapes, Bow holders
JoAnn and Robert Hagan - Handcrafts by JoAnn: Sewn items: Range towels, Tooth Fairy pillows, Scarf Apron, Potato bags, Pot holders and Wooden crafts: Tool box, Trash can, Stick horse, Bird houses
Beth Adams - Jams, Baby blankets, Teddy bears, Shopping bags
Cathy Blacksmith - Jewelry, Soap, Woodcrafts, Kids DIY craft kits
Youngji Meier - Alchemistry - Handmade aromatherapy body care products (bath bombs, soap, aroma stick, massage lotion & oil, candles)
Save My Seat - Larry and Diane Gillen - Save My Seat: A simple solution to an everyday problem
Gateway to Victory - Melette Meloy - Photos of African Animals, Informational brochures of school children in Kenya
Sheila King - Handmade Jewelry made with Kazuribeads
Tommy Patton - Scrollshaw Art: Clocks, Bowls, Crosses of Inspiration, Christmas ornaments
Thomas Smoke - Paintings and Drawings
Cecelia Morris - Paintings and Drawings
Christy Bullock - Wood Signs, Small wood projects, Hairbow & holders, Baby bibs, Blankets, Burp cloths, Pacifier clips, etc.
Sheelah Harris - Handcrafted Dolls and Jewelry
Krystal Herc - Homemade wax melts, healing salve, soap bars, essential oil blends & vinyl shirts
Olivia Morgan - Olive Bombs - All Natural bug repellant, muscle relief, deodorant, bath bombs, hair, body & beard oils, massage oil, bath salts, scrub & balm
Demetra Bailey - C & D Custom Signs - Customized Wood Signs, boxes, cutting boards, cheese cloth w/vinyl, coffee cup hangers, wine caddies, wood & vinyl signs
Anne Everhardt - Upcycled Funky Windchimes
Virginia Moore - Crocheted items, Printmaking, Jewelry, Book Arts & Everything under the Sun
Keving & Jan Love - Wood Crafts
Albert & Kimberly Britt - Art, Homemade soap, Paracord key chains, lanyards, and paracord survival kits
Anna Phillips - The Simply Boutique - Women's clothing, shirts, scarves, cardigans, jewelry, boot socks, and dresses
Morgan White - Whistle While You Wick - Hand poured soy candles with hand packed & pressed leaves, flowers adhered to the inside of glass, soy wax melts & framed pressed flowers & leaves
Sharaine Vicente - Southern Wood Soap - Handmade soap, sugar scrubs, bath bombs, bubble bars, lip balm, body butter & lotion
Kay Creations - Hand painted wood signs, fall and winter decor, painted door hangers, door signs, welcome signs
Carter Country Crafts - Bill and Dawn Carter - Live edge furniture, Custom made signs & flags, All made from reclaimed wood
Jo Hernandez - Handmade Boutique Jewelry from natural stone, pearl & coral with some wood & bone with sterling silver
Tina Nunnally - Home made Crafts: Bag holders, oven mitts, pot holders, decorative bras
Amanda Loveless - Home Decor Crafts and Accessories
Gary Shindelbower - Ceramic sculptured pieces, bowls, plates, cups, mugs, tea pots, covered containers and wind chimes
April Brooks - Full home decor, floral scented brooms, woodcarved signs, vendor aprons, quilts & pillows
Many Byers - Tycayria Jewels - Hematite Jewelry and Soda tab items, Pot people
Amber's Attic - Amber Womack - Infinity/blanket scarves, wooden signs, t-shirts, coffee cups, home decor items
Nicole Barnes - Cross stitch & embrodery pieces (framed, cute sayings for kitchen/home, gifts)
The Artsy Armenian - Sarah Greer - Earrings, Hair barrettes, diaper cakes, diaper wreaths, and towel cakes
Lori Rhodes Jewelry - Handmade Jewelry using freshwater pearls, vintage thimbles, spools, keys, chandelier glass, Czech Republic glass, beads and buttons
Diane Broom - Designs by Diane - Handmade Jewelry including necklaces, braclets, and earrings
Chuck Treglown - Wood crafts and Picture frames
Russ Avery - Cutting boards, Jewelry Boxes
Michelle Crist - Chell's Imagination - Wreaths, Original Artwork
Billy Bob Gravitt - Jewelry, Quilts, Pillowcases, Key fobs, Change purses, Cosmetic bags, Baby clothes and Tooth pillows
Joanne Bryant - Hair bows, Bow ties, Baby Hair bows
Vivian Health - Crocheted kitchen, bath, accessories, wearables, animals, baby, afgans, dolls, dresses, envelopes, tote bags, quilts and more
Lala and Feli Abavrre - Ceramics - Natural and processed clay/wood fired kiln, and Jellies and Cha-cha
Ashley DeVan - Paper Art, paper sculptures, pen & ink drawings, ink & acrylic pieces, photography
Rene Hardy - Handmade Pottery
Alyssa Churchill and Angelina Proctor - Handmade crochet items, dream catchers, reclaimed wood home decor
Evelyn Ford - Scarves, hats, earrings, jewelry, crochet items, bottle holders, knitted wraps, lap throws, purses

Corporate and Informational Vendors 2017
LuLaRoe - Sarah Ducasse - Leggings, clothes, boutique style
Pink Zebra
- Sarah Ducasse - Soft soy scented wax sprinkles, simmer pots
Pillar Chiropractic - Shannon Martin - Complimentary Health Assessments using Neurothermal analysis technology
West Cobb Chiropractic - Health and Wellness
Lipsense/Senegence - Alicia Haley - Haley's Hot Lips - Lipsticks, Eyeshadows and Skin care products
Plexus Health & Wellness - Renee Hudson - Samples and Information
TOPS Dallas - Crafts and Weight loss support group information
Aquaguard - Kenny Runion - Information: Foundation repair, Waterproofing, Basements, Crawlspaces and Encapsulation, Concrete leveling in driveways, etc.
Mary Kay - Annette Walters - Mary Kay products and gifts
Paparazzi - Crystal Ussery - Jewelry/accessories - lead/nickel free
Elev8 - Krystal Herc - Natural supplements
Sole to Soul Dance - Rosemary Turner - Registration/Information for dance classes
Do Terra Essential Oils - Kellie White
Norwex - Tina Young - Cleaning items that reduce the amount of chemicals in the home
Pure Romance - Michelle Brucker - Bath, Beauty, Perfume
Scentsy - Nina Patterson - Scentsy products
Keto - Morgan Wallace - Keto Health products
Containment Haunted House - Laurie Penny - Promotional materials, demonstration of character make-up
Nspire - Now We NO Awareness campaign - Cherish Sanitary napkins
Renewal by Anderson - Tamekia Fallin - Window and Door Replacement Information
Child Advocacy Center - Ted Buckenham - Brochures/Materials about child abuse prevention, creating strong & healthy families
Avon - Andra Pittman - Skin care, Body care, Make-up, Jewelry & home

Children's Area Vendors 2017
All About that Bounce
- Bounce House and Slide for the Kids - by Historic Courthouse
Balloons by Betty - near Corner Junque store
Face Painting by Debbie Bowling - at north end by PFAA Information booth
Face Painting by PCHS Art Club - at south end by W&R stage
Corn Hole and Hula Hoops - on grass by north fountain
Casey Wood with Paint 'n Party - Canvas paintings, painted windows, Paint station for kids! - by Theatre

FOOD Vendors - Lunch
Lee's Hot Spot - Sharon Lee - Jambalya, Fried boudin balls, Fried Catfish, Boudin crawfish, Boiled Shrimp, BBQ Shrimp, Hot Sausage, PoBoys, Fried turkey wings, Red beans & rice, Fried Pork chops, Chili cheese fries, Drinks
JAM Sisters - Mona Alexander - Hot dogs, Corn dogs, Cheese steak sandwich, Curly fries, Nacho & Cheese, Fried Pickles, Tea, Snowcones, Smoothies, Funnel cakes
Williamson Bros. BBQ - BBQ sandwiches, platters and more
Renegade Chef - Carol McWhorter and Rob Douglas - Gourmet Burgers, Tater tots, Sweet potato tots, Assorted toppings, Brussel Sprouts with goat cheese
Between the Buns - Eugene Thompson - BBQ Cheddar Meatloaf slider, Chilli cheese dog, Nachos, Assorted drinks, Chips
Dakotoa Crider - Beef Brisket Sandwich, Brunswick stew, Smokin' Nacho, Chips, Coke products

FOOD Vendors - DESSERTS
The Fudge Lady - Melissa Jones - Fudge in various flavors & shapes; Chocolate covered caramels with sea salt
Connie Karr - Fried pies, candies, cookies, candied nuts
Tina Nunnally - Cupcakes and Cake slices
Cuppie Cookie Cakes
- George Drake - Specialty Cupcake Cookie combo
David Johnson - Hand dipped Ice Cream, Sundaes, Milk Shakes & Floats

FOOD Vendors - Treats, Ices & Drinks
The Whole Lemon and then Some - Joy Caudell - Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Pappys Peanuts - Lynn Wilson - Boiled Peanuts
Marsha's Berry Patch
- Martin Tobey - 18 Varieties of Home made Jams & Preserves;
3 types of Salsa, pear relish, pepper jelly and Italian marinara
Kettle Works - Bob Horner - Kettle Corn and Seasonal varieties
Russell Borner - Italian Ices in assorted flavors
Kim and Donnie Golden - Boiled Peanuts & Pork rinds
Snowie of North GA - Melissa Yates - Shaved ice, assorted flavors including sugar free
Ohana Ice - Heather Scarborough - Shaved Ice cups
Jewell Crider - Homemade Jams, Jellies, Pickeled Peppers & more


Some of our Fall Fest PRIZES:
Come by the Paulding Fine Arts Tent
across from the fountain to get some of these prizes!


THIS EYES FOR YOU PRIZES
$2 donation towards our scholarship and ALL win a prize!!

We will also have Fall Fest T-shirts for sale. Proceeds benefit our Fine Arts programs and our Fine Arts Scholarship! Thanks!!


Click here to see the wonderful Business in our Community that helped PFAA and our Fall Fest 2017!!
Please support our LOCAL Businesses and Sponsors !!!


FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there Restrooms at the festival?
YES, Restrooms are available during the festival on the 2nd floor of the Historic Courthouse (take elevator or stairs to the 2nd floor).
They are also available on the main floor of the Historic Courthouse at the end of the hall on the left past the GHC Library. We also have Port-a-Potties outside.

Do you allow more than one of each Corporate/Informational booths?
NO, only one of each Corporate/Informational booth. For example, only one Mary Kay booth. Whomever sends in their application & check first gets a booth for that type vendor. If you didn't get in this year, send in application earlier next year. We do allow as many booths with hand made items as possible though.

Are dogs allowed?
YES, Friendly dogs on leashes that can handle noise, crowds, and young children are allowed. Owners must clean up after their pets. After the festival you might want to check out the Dog Park in Dallas.

Are there Children's Activies?
YES, We have face painting, Bounce house, Bouce slide, Corn hole games, Music, Balloon lady, and more.

In case of RAIN, do you reschedule the festival and reimburse booth fees?
NO, the festival proceeds rain or shine.

Do you have any suggestions for FIRST TIME Vendors?
YES, Be prepared; Have all items in bins that can easily be unloaded and loaded; Bring business cards; Put price tags on all items; Be prepared to take credit cards; Bring weights to hold down tents in case of wind; Bring sides for tent in case of rain; Check your email for updates and special vendor directions and parking; Stay hydrated; Stand and Interact with customers, SMILE, and Have FUN! Invite Friends and Family to FALL FEST on our EVENT page
Click here for link on How to Succeed at Art Shows and Festivals

Parking in Dallas for the Event
Public parking next to the Regions Bank: 160 Confederate Ave.
College parking lots off S. Johnston St.
First Baptist Church of Dallas: 401 Main Street
Public Parking lot near Dallas New Era: 121 W Spring St
Parking lots Behind Sals Pizza and W&R Pharmacy: Church St.
Remember Main St. will be CLOSED from Memorial Dr. to Cooper Ave.

Directions
Use this address in your GPS for parking North or West of festival:11 Courthouse Sq, Dallas, GA

From North of Dallas:
Hwy 61 south to public parking by Regions Bank (corner of Main St. and Memorial Dr.). If that is full, go down S. Johnston St. to public parking by Dallas New Era (corner of Spring St. and Johnston St.) .

From West of Dallas:
Hwy. 278 east, left on Buchanan St., right on Memorial Dr., right on S. Johnston St. to public parking by Dallas New Era (corner of Spring St. and Johnston St.)

Use this address in your GPS for parking South or East of festival: 401 Main St., Dallas, GA

From East of Dallas:
Hwy 278 west, right on Hwy 61, left on Henry Holland Dr. (by Henderson Collision), right on Hardee St. which turns into Main St. to parking by First Baptist Church or parking behind Sals and W&R Pharmacy on Church St.

From South of Dallas:
Hwy 61 north, cross over Hwy 278, left on Henry Holland Dr. (by Henderson Collision), right on Hardee St. which turns into Main St. to parking by First Baptist Church or parking behind Sals and W&R Pharmacy on Church St.

 



October 1 - November 10, 2017
Robert Meredith and Scarlett Meredith
Father/Daughter Art Exhibit

at the Historic Courthouse Gallery

Mark your calendars to see internationally known artist, Robert Meredith, known for his Trompe l'Oeil paintings and see Atlanta area artist, Scarlett Meredith's beautiful portraits! Both are AMAZING artists!!!

 

 

This art exhibit will be on display on the 2nd floor of the OLD courthouse in the Historic Courthouse Gallery during the 2017 Fall Fest.

Take the elevator or stairs to the 2nd floor and check out the
Artist studios, Courtroom Gallery and Gift Shop.

Click on their names to view some of their AMAZING artwork:
Robert Meredith
Scarlett Meredith

Click here for Meredith Art Exhibit EVENT page.

Click here for PDF flyer

 

 

ALSO in Historic Courthouse during the Fall Fest
GA Highlands Library will be OPEN!
Take a tour and see all they have to offer our community!


Sponsorship
As a non-profit organization, PFAA relies on local businesses to help facilitate community-enriching programs, such as our Annual FALL FEST and our Annual Scholarship. Please consider helping Paulding Fine Arts Association bring this fun festival to the City of Dallas through financial contributions. Click here to see various sponsorship levels available for the festival and our organization.
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has sponsored our organization.
Click here to see a list of our members and sponsors.

Booth Fees
Booth fees are $20 for PFAA members and $40 for non-members. 10 ft x 10 ft spaces are available for exhibitors interested in displaying and selling their works. This Fall Fest will provide a venue for both artists and crafts persons to display and sell their work. Art work and crafts must be original by the artist or crafts person.

We are an ALL VOLUNTEER run 501-c3 non-profit organization promoting the Fine Arts since 1982!
Any questions, please call (770) 445-9008 or email pfaa@bellsouth.net
Phone calls and email will be returned once a week.

We look forward to see YOU at the upcoming Fall Fest!

MANY THANKS to ALL of our Sponsors and Patrons

Click here to find out more about becoming a
Member or Sponsor of PFAA.
Your Sponsorship is TAX-DEDUCTIBLE too!

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